Virajpet Tourism & Travel Guide

Virajpet is a town brimming with history in Kodagu, Karnataka. Ancient temples with intricate architecture, such as the Ayyappa Temple and the Shiva Temple, grace the streetscape. The Malethirike Hill, which stands out for its semicircular structure, offers the most beautiful trekking routes. There is also the 220-year-old St. Anne’s Church in Gothic style architecture in the town, with two massive bells, which are still very much in use! The Clock Tower is another interesting entity in the town that adds an animated feel to the place. The highest mountain in Kodagu, Tadiandamol, is located a few kilometres from Virajpet, and gives the town a picturesque backdrop. The town is draped in acres of coffee cultivation and spice crops, and the town is well known for being the largest producer of honey in Asia. Every October, hundreds of people flock to this town for the 10-day Madikeri Festival. This postcard pretty town wrapped in green also has a Club Mahindra Resort, ensuring a luxury stay amidst the rural set-up. A perfect blend of history and nature makes Virajpet a great holiday destination!

Trips and Itineraries for Virajpet

Drive till Virajpet and on to Kabinakad Junction bus stop....

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The peak is located in the South-Eastern part of Coorg and is 8 km from the town of Kakkabe which is 35 kms from Madikeri and 26 kms from Virajpet....

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Virajpet, Karnataka 571218, India
This is a perfect hangout for travellers and is a French run Café. It has a beautiful Garden seating arrangement and offers free wifi. They have around 60 dishes on their menu and the best ones are their chips, soups, cheese toasts, banana lassi, delicious coffee and vegetarian meal which is served everyday. The ambience is nice and serene and relaxing here with such good food is sheer bliss.
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Weekend Getaways from Virajpet  

Best time to visit - January,February,March,April,May,June,October,November,December
Bangalore or Bengaluru, also known as the Silicon valley of India, will greet you with dreamy weather, Carnatic fusion melodies, a signature breakfast of masala dosa and filter coffee, and notorious traffic. Bangalore serves as a comfortable cohabitation of tradition and modernisation that can be seen throughout the places to visit in the city, with throngs of vibrant Kannada temples coexisting with budding start-ups. Travel to Bangalore city for the lively cafes, quirky shops and a fascinating contemporary culture. Visit classic attractions such as the Bangalore castle known for its Tudor-style architecture and Tipu Sultan’s summer palace that dates back to the 17th century. To get your art fix in Bengaluru, you could head to the fascinating Venkatappa Art Gallery. One of the more popular things to do in Bangalore city is to take a walk through the green spaces of the 19th century old Cubbon Park, that were once the reason why Bangalore was known as the Garden City. Bengaluru’s Vidhana Soudha, the Neo-Dravidian granite palace is also must visit places for the architecture aficionados. Tourists can head to Bengaluru’s much revered Mavalli Tiffin Rooms (MTR), for authentic south Indian food and Toit’s, the brick-walled microbrewery for a cold beer.


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