Nisargadhama is an island located near the Kushalnagar. It can be accessed only through a hanging rope bridge. This place is the ultimate hotspot for nature enthusiasts. The lush greenery around this forest is a unique getaway from the hustle bustle of daily life.
There are dedicated treetop bamboo cottages and guest houses in the area to allow the tourists have a sense of rejuvenation and charm that is peculiar to this place. There is a river around the place which is quite deep. The visitors are allowed to get into the water at a few permitted shallow spaces in the river. Option of boating on the backwaters is also available for the tourists.
You will be mesmerized by the spontaneity and beauty of this place. When you come here, indeed you enter a different world in a different corner of the world. Life is peaceful here. This feeling is further fueled by looking at the harmonious life lived by the various animals and species together. It houses a large animal variety including elephants, deer, rabbits and peacock.
This place is Coorg is a favorite destination all over the country. It also has an ecological park, small snack house and a deer park. This place also houses a children’s park and an orchidarium.
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The rabbit park, deer park and playgrounds around the area are most sought after places. These places provide the visitors with a picnic vibe. While taking a stroll around the premises, visitors can look and the beauties and bounties of nature in the form of indigenous species such as parakeets, bee-eaters, woodpeckers and a variety of butterflies. The whole scenario transports you to another world and the utter serernity takes to your heart.
River Kaveri flows around this area which provides a great boating option to the tourists. There are a lot of safe areas where this venture can be enjoyed with a relaxing mood.
Elephants ride is another USP of this place. You don’t get this exquisite experience everywhere. Here, you can enjoy these rides from a dedicated camp for the purpose.
Best time to visit
November and December are the best months when the peaceful surroundings can be enjoyed at their best.
Take residence at one of the treetop cottages in Nisargdhama with attached restaurants. It is an experience that you will remember for a lifetime! You can get one for a 5 members at a price range of around Rs.1000. The tranquility is doubled with absolutely best views and friendly staff.
The Golden Temple is 7 kilometers away from from Cauvery Nisargadhama and the Harangi Dam is 8.5 kilometers away.
How to reach
It is 4 kilometers away from Kushalnagar and is situated beside the Mysore-Madikeri Highway. It is easily accessible by cars and buses.