Located in the Kodagu region of Karnataka, Kutta is a small border town. It is located at a distance of 235 km from the capital city of Karnataka, Bengaluru. The cities and towns close to Kutta are Kalpetta, Manathavady, Mercara and Gonicoppal.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Kutta. Some of them are Pachyderm (Tariff – Rs. 2500), Deluxe Tourist Home (Tariff – Rs. 250), and Abirami Residency (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Kutta is Kodava Thak or Coorg. Other languages spoken here include Kannada and Malayalam.
The important festivals celebrated here are Puthari, the harvest festival in December, Kail Podh celebrated at the end of the paddy season, around August - September and Kaveri Shankaramana in mid-October.
Places of Interest
Kutta has several places of tourist attraction for its visitors. They include Nagarhole National Park (7 km), Iruppu Falls (8 km), Thirunelli Temple (24 km), Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary (2 km) and Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary (47 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kutta is the Mysore airport, which is 83 km away from the town.
The closest railway station is the Mysore Railway Station, which is located at a distance of 90 km from Kutta .
There are daily bus services to Kutta from places such as Bangalore, Mangalore, Kalpetta and Calicut. Online bus booking sites have made it possible for travellers to get their bus tickets with ease.