Suntikoppa is a small town in the Kodagu District of Karnataka, India. It lies on the border of Karnataka and Kerala, midway between Madikeri (14 km) and Kushalnagar (25 km.) Suntikoppa has a diverse population. Plantation work on the coffee and pepper plantations is the main occupation of the locals. There are many schools and colleges near Suntikoppa so the population is fairly literate. Suntikoppa has many places of tourist interest for the eager traveller.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Suntikoppa, nearby Coorg has a number of good, budget hotel options. Of these, Hotel Caveri (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above), Kannika International (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above) and Caveri Comfort (Tariff – Rs. 500 -1000) are the best choices.
The official language of Suntikoppa is Kannada. No other languages are spoken here.
The important festivals of Suntikoppa are Aayudha Pooja, Deepavali, Christmas, Ramzan and St. Anthony’s Feast.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Suntikoppa. Coffee and pepper estates abound, making for delightful day-time hikes and expeditions. Madhuramma Estate is the largest of these and is now becoming a residential hub too. Religious-minded travellers could also visit the nearby temples, churches and mosques.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Suntikoppa is Mysore International Airport. The airport is located about 125 km away from the town.
Mysore Railway junction connects the Suntikoppa railway station to the rest of Karnataka and beyond.
There are daily bus services to Mysore, Bangalore and other places. The best bus operators that offer good service to passengers are Ashwini Tours and Travels and SRS Travels. Several bus ticket booking portals like ticketgoose.com offers bus ticket booking discount with codes. Make use of it when you book your tickets.