The Scotland of India also known as Kodagu is a page right out of our Western Ghats fairy tale. This district with a mere 5 lakh residents has a culture and history that run deep in the native veins.
Famous for their unique attire, food and coffee, Coorg is painted in green throughout the year. The undulated landscape, picturesque slopes and old-fashioned villages has attracted increasing number of tourists every year. Nestled in the Western Ghats, Coorg is not just for the tourists but also for the adrenaline junkies. Tadiandamol is one such mountain that can be trekked by yourself and here is how to do it.
At an elevation of 5,735 feet Tadiandamol is the highest mountain in Coorg and third highest in Karnataka. The trek starts from Nalknad Palace in Kakkabe, about 45km from Madikeri. You can go up the road in vehicle till the last home stay from where a concrete road begins which gradually narrows into the wild. Be ready for multiple stream crossing, leach bites and a mesmerizing view.