Coorg or Madikeri is one of the top tourist destinations in Kodagu district of Karnataka, it is also called as Madikeri. The name is came from Muddu Raja Keri (Mudduraja's town), named after Haleri king Mudduraja. He ruled Kodagu from 1633 to 1687. Mysure is the nearest town to coorg, which is 120 kms and Mangalore is 136 kms away. Coorg is the most famous hill stations in Karnataka and among the best hill stations near Bangalore. It is also one of the top destinations of Karnataka Tourism. It is also one of the best 2 day trip from Bangalore.