Madikeri, also known as Mercara is a popular tourist destination. It is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. It has vast coffee plantations, lush forests and misty hills, all culminating into a breathtaking view. At an altitude of 1525 meters on the Western Ghats, it is also known as the Scotland of India. It is also known as the Kashmir of the south India for its scenic beauty.
The reason for coming here is to organise treks or sort out the practicalities of travel. It attracts hundreds of tourists every day with its pollution free, calm and quiet ambience.A great mix of natural, historical as well as religious attractions can be seen here. The wooded slopes, eccentric villages, colourful scenery and rugged landscape of Madikeri have fascinated tourists until today. People from all over the world visit this fascinating hill station to take a look at the aromatic gardens and to feel the freshness of coffee, which is one of its kinds in Madikeri.
It is indeed a perfect destination for all those who want to just let go in the beautiful envelope of greens. It is also one of the top destinations of Karnataka Tourism.