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Bus or private vehicle to Medikeri?

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Bus or private vehicle to Medikeri?

Hi,

we are 7 adults+2 kids.

Of course hiring an SUV from Bangalore is obvious choice but I was keen to know given so many ksrtc buses too plying to medikeri...how good it is to travel from Bangalore in them?

any inputs on how much do the local cabs charge for local sightseeing?

other than cabs any other options available for local sightseeing?

Can Bylakuppe monastery be covered if we travel to n fro thru bus?

thanks!

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1. Re: Bus or private vehicle to Medikeri?

If you travel by bus you would have the choice of getting off at Kushalnagar or Madikere. Unless you are going for more than 3 nights, hiring a car from Bangalore would be the better choice as getting a SUV for each excursion within Coorg could be cumbersome unless you have pre- arranged this with your hotel in advance.

The number of services between Bangalore and Madikere can be checked out at the website of ksrtc. Depending on your interests a stay at a plantation or Dubare Forest or a nature based resort may by better than staying at Madikere itself.

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2. Re: Bus or private vehicle to Medikeri?

Thank you Mr.Subramaniam. Appreciate your inputs.

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3. Re: Bus or private vehicle to Medikeri?

Can anyone inform the best car rentals to hire for my Coorg trip from Mysore with the contact no..

Edited: 02 May 2013, 07:03
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4. Re: Bus or private vehicle to Medikeri?

Mr Prem might know about the local taxi hiring place for Medikeri (coorg)

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5. Re: Bus or private vehicle to Medikeri?

You could use one of BITS, Sai Megha, Smartway.

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6. Re: Bus or private vehicle to Medikeri?

Inview of the large number of your group,it is advisable to book an SUV ex - Bangalore,which can take you to all the tourist places enroute & around Coorg.Bylakuppe will also become difficult to cover by bus.

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7. Re: Bus or private vehicle to Medikeri?

Deepak - yes we have decided to go with an SUV. Other than Bylakuppe can you plz suggest places enroute we can cover? TIA.

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8. Re: Bus or private vehicle to Medikeri?

From Bangalore when you travel to Coorg, you will pass a huge Ganesha Idol pats Kengeri, interesting rock formations around Ramnagar, which was the location for SholayA , the wooden toys at Chinnapatna which represents the midway point between Bangalore and Mysore. You could stop at Srirangapatnam to visit the Summer Palace Darya Daulat Bagh of Tipu Sultan. If you wish to bye pass Mysore you can take a turning to the right sign posted for BEML and some of the Coorg resorts.This will join the Mysore Coorg state highway at Elaval. The Buddhist Monastery is a 5km drive off the highway at Bylakuppe. Dubare Elephant Camp,rafting on the Kaveri, visiting a coffee plantation, would be the principal attractions of Coorg. Staying at a plantation or forest reserve would be a better option than staying in Madikere since you will have a vehicle with you. You could consider including Iruppu Falls and return via Nagerhole.

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