Virajpet
Virajpet, Kodagu, Coorg, Karnataka, Virarajendrapete, Madikeri, Mercara, Gonikoppal, Ammatti, Ponnampet, Iruppu Falls, Malethirike hill, Kakatuparambu, Tadiandamol, Kakkabe
Virajpet, Kodagu, Coorg, Karnataka, Virarajendrapete, Madikeri, Mercara, Gonikoppal, Ammatti, Ponnampet, Iruppu Falls, Malethirike hill, Kakatuparambu, Tadiandamol, Kakkabe
Choose destination in Karnataka



Explore District


Home
Karnataka Heritage
Divine Karnataka
Beaches in Karnataka
Adventure & Hill Station
Nature & Wildlife
Waterfalls in Karnataka
Districts of Karnataka
Homestays
FLIGHT BOOKING
HOTEL BOOKING
Follow us
Share/Save/Bookmark

Virajpet


The Virajpet town is second biggest town and taluk head quarters of Kodagu (Coorg) district in Karnataka state. The name 'Virajpet' is an abbreviation of Virarajendrapete, the former ruler of Kodagu, Virarajendra.
Virajpet is just 30 Km from its district headquarters, Madikeri or Mercara. Nearby towns of Virajpet are Gonikoppal, Ammatti as well as Ponnampet.

Virajpet houses a large number of Coffee estates. Spices and Coffee is the major agricultural crops of Virajpet. Virajpet have huge range of forests fauna as well as flora. Virajpet is one of the leading producers of honey in Asia.

Virajpet features rising and falling plains from east to west and many small hills. The popular picnic destination Iruppu Falls is just 48 km from Virajpet. Hundreds of Homestays, Resorts located between Coffee Plantation in Virajpet.

A few among the tourist attractions in and around Virajpet are the Ayyappa temple halfway up and also the Shiva temple at the top of the Malethirike hill, You will witness the Beautiful Hills at Kakatuparambu that is roughly 8 km from Virajpet, St. Anne's church is very ancient Church located in the heart part of Virajpet Town and Clock tower is stands where three road linking at the town, Tadiandamol (the peak mountain in Kodagu) as well as the Igguthappa temple, both in Kakkabe is jsut 15 km from Virajpet.


Distance from Virajpet

Bangalore: 250 Km
Mysore: 105 Km
Mangalore: 167 Km
Hassan: 116 Km
Chamarajanagar: 165 Km


How to get there (Virajpet)

Nearest Airport: Mangalore and Mysore

Nearest Railhead: Mysore

Road: Virajpet is well connected with road network. The Virajpet town is only reached by road.




Enquiry Form

Please send us your enquiry and we will respond within 24 to 48 hours.

Name
E-mail address
Contact Number
Message
I would like to recieve Promotional Offer Emails and Newsletters.
DISCLAIMER: The content provided in this article is not warranted or guaranteed by karnatakaholidays.com. The content provided is intended for entertainment and/or educational purposes in order to introduce to the reader about Karnataka. All the contents of this web-site are only for general information to read. We are not liable for any negative consequences that may result from implementing any information covered in our articles. Click here to read our disclaimer.
Virajpet - © 2017 - Karnataka Holidays, All Rights Reserved.