Day 1: Start at 8 AM from Coorg sightseeing ( madikeri)and visit following places

TALAKAVERI: Talakaveri is said to be the source of River Cauvery. Although the source that is the flow of water is not always visible. During rainy season, one can get a glimpse of the same. River Cauvery is one of the seven sacred rivers of Sapta Sindhus belonging to the Hindu scriptures.At a height of 1276 m above sea level, it has small temple as well that is visited often by pilgrims. There is a small spring called as a tirtha kundike or Brahma kundike. It is believed that the river originates from this spring. This spring apparently flow underground and emerges after a short distance. Near the kundike, there is a shrine. In front of the shrine, a huge tank has been built where pilgrims take bath and offer prayers.

BHAGAMANDALA:  short distance from the triveni sangama, there is a famous temple known as Sri Bhagandeshwara temple, where Bhagandeshwara  idols are installed. This place is also known as Bhagandeshwara Kshetra, from which the name Bhagamandala is derived. The temples in this area are built in Karavali(West Coast) style.During 1785–1790. The temple was burnt and destroyed. He renamed Bhagamandala to Afesalabad. In 1790  Bhagamandala back into an independent Kodagu kingdom.

ABBY FALLS: Abbey Falls, also known as Abbi Falls, is located around 10 kilometres away from the town of Madikeri and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in and around Coorg. The water cascade coming down from the cliff from a height of 70 feet provides a spectacular scene to behold. Nestled within the lush greenery which is typical to the sceneries of Western Ghats, the waterfalls attract hundreds and thousands of people throughout the year – especially nature lovers and photographers. The waterfall is located between private coffee plantations with stocky coffee bushes and spice estates with trees entwined with pepper vines.

MADIKERI FORT: As you enter the fort, you will see two life-sized elephants made of mortar. Inside the inner fort, there was a temple dedicated to of Virabhadra which was removed by the British in the year of 1855 so as to build an Anglican Church in its place. The Church presents beautiful architecture with Gothic style. Now it has been converted into a museum and offers tourists with varied kinds of antiques related to the land of Coorg.The museum is not maintained by the state archaeology department. There are other buildings as well inside the fort. These are Mahatma Gandhi Public Library, the Kote Maha Ganapathi temple and the district prison. Kote Maha Ganapathi temple is one of the temples which compete for Madikeri dasara festival.

OMKARESHWARA TEMPLE: Located in Madikeri, Omkareshwara temple was built in 1820 by King Lingarajendra II as act of penance. The temple was built in the Muhammadan style of architecture consisting of a dome in center.Its four corners are surrounded by four turrets. Near the entrance door of the temple, a linga has been installed. Another attractive architectural feature of the temple is the water tank in front, which is inhabited by various different varieties of fish.

RAJA SEAT: Raja’s Seat is a seasonal garden of flowers and artificial fountains, which is one of the major tourist attractions in Coorg District. Surrounded by several high and low-rise mountains, this garden was once the favourite place of the King of Kodagu. He used to spend time with his queen in the garden, watching the setting sun.Highlight of the garden is a structure, which has four pillars made of brick and mortar, bridged by arches. Toy Train for children is another major attraction of this garden. For catching the glimpse of sunset and the musical fountains, tourists visit this park from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm