Madikeri (also called Mercara) town in Coorg
Madikeri or Mercara in Karnataka is the headquarters of Kodagu (Coorg) district. This small town located on the gentle slops a hilly terrain is the epicenter of tourism in Coorg region.
Madikeri is a cooler hilly town bordering the forest ranges with plenty of plantations around, especially coffee.
Also Madikeri town is a vantage base for excursions to the Nagarhole National Park, Talakaveri, Bylakkuppe, Mysore and many spots in Wayanad in Kerala.