The misty hill, the lush forests, acres and acres of tea and coffee plantations, Coorg in a word is stunning. It is also known as Kodagu by the locals and is situated in the southern part of Karnataka. Coorg is a post-card perfect town with villages and hamlets forming an old-world-charm kind of atmosphere and is an excellent place for adventurous activities such as trekking, camping, angling, water rafting, and a host of other excitements.
Known as the coffee cup of India, the best time of the year to visit this place is from October to May and ensures a fun filled journey for everyone. The whirling trails and picturesque landscape makes Coorg one of the prime camping places in India. Tourists get a chance to visit some of the most scenic delights of the place while camping in Coorg. The campsite is usually located amidst tea plantations with panoramic views of the surrounding misty mountains, small streams and green valleys.
Civet Creek Camp, located sixteen kilometers from Madikeri in North Coorg is one of the most famous sites for camping in India. The place offers a wide range of natural beauty along with several outdoor camping activities. The camping sites generally include accommodation with comfortable modern bathrooms and toilets, pick up from and drop to a particular pick up point, meals, snacks and tea and bonfire.
Other options for camping in Coorg include Prakruth Homestay which is slightly on the expensive side with a range of luxury accommodations on offer and a number of attractions in the vicinity like Harangi Dam, Cauvery Nisarga Dhama and the Dubare Elephant Camp. Escape2Coorg, fifteen kilometers from Madikeri is another popular choice for relaxed camping free from busy city life.