"Watching the waves beside the lake Where misty breeze made the sun forsake Playing with the fellow Ducks was the handsome Drake Savoring this with my gal, God, I can’t take!!"

Besides the lake

Prakruth can be visited throughout the year and each season is special in its own way. In rainy season, the rainfall in combination with the moistness makes it very romantic. Relishing a cup of Coffee extracted from the local plantations gives an inexpressible experience. The rainfall is lesser here in Prakruth, in comparison with the other areas of Coorg. In winter, it’s a perfect place for couples to enjoy the chill weather sitting next to the campfire in the nights. When the sun heats up city sidewalks take the family to vacation in cooler climates, and Prakruth is one of the dream destinations for enjoying the cool climate, also providing a spectacular view of the nature.

  • Trekking: Coorg has many verdant trekking routes in the midst of forests and hills, and it’s best to go in the months from October to February. Some of the known trails are in the hills of Brahmagiri, where you could trek your way to the Irrupa Falls. You could also consider trekking to Pushpagiri, the second higest peak of Kodagu and Tadiandamol (the highest peak).
  • Golf: Avid golffers can tee off at the 9-hole course of Virajpet.
  • Angling: Valanoor is the backwater of the river Cauvery. It draws fishing lovers from all over India. You can try and catch the famous mahaseer and the best season is from October to May.
  • White Water Rafting: There are few good camps around Coorg that offer rafting down the Cauvery river. For some fast paced action, visit the Upper Barapole River to the south of Coorg in Brahmagiri. The best time for rafting is from mid-June to mid-September.
  • Food: Coorgi cuisine is famous and unique, especially for non-vegetarians as it is based on game meats, pork and other delicious ingredients. Popular dishes are pandhi (pork), koli (chicken) and yarchi (lamb) spiced with pepper, kokum, bamboo shoot, red chilly, bembla curry, kadumbuttu, noolputu, voti and excellent coffee.
  • Shopping: Some of the popular items to buy are coffee, honey, spices, cardamom, pepper, pineapple papads and oranges ( season).
  • Fairs & Festivals: Schedule your visit to coincie with one of the colorful festivals of the region. The festivals of the Kodava community are largely around agriculture military activities.
    1. The ‘Festival of Arms – Keilpoldu’ is held in the months of June to September. During this festival the weapons are polished and worshipped before resuse.
    2. auvery Shankaramana is based around the river Cauver is held in October.
    3. he harvest festival ‘Puthar’ is celebrated in November or December. The festival is accompanied by folks songs and dances, performed by the different villagers at their temples.