Apanchayat town in Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka, Koppa is also referred to as the Kashmir of the state. The town is famous for Arecanut,coffee and Tea estates.The preferred Arabica and Robusta varieties of coffee are grown in this region. . Encircled by the Sahyadri Range of the Western GhatsKoppa is located at a height of 763 meters above sea level. Trekking is a major activity for tourists who visit this town.
Places to Stay
There are a good number of hotels in Koppa. Tourists visiting the place can stay at Hotel O.L.V Palace (Tariff-Rs.870) near the bus stand.
The annual religious festivals like Diwali, Ramzan, Christmas and Dussehra are celebrated here.
Kannada is the main language spoken in this town.
Places to Visit
The Hedase Shivapanchayat temple, the Uttameshwara temple, the KamandalaGanapathi Temple, the Tripatanki temple, and the JanardhanaSwamy temple are located within 2kms of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Mangalore (105kms).
The nearest railway station is at Kadur (37kms)
KoppaBus Stand runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators like Sugama Tourists that offer travellers regular bus services to and from the town. Online booking of bus tickets have made ticket booking very convenient