|Tropical forest is the most complex and least understood vegetation on earth and is also one of the most complicated of all ecosystems of the world. It consists of a rich array of species and a complex web or interactions. The tropical forests of Western Ghats are in varying stages of development. The varying climatic, edaphic and physiographic conditions of different localities have lead to the development of the different forest types namely, Wet evergreen forests, Semi-evergreen forests, Moist deciduous forests, Sub-tropical hill forests and Grass lands.
You may have acquainted with such forests abound in natural beauty somewhere in India. It is also easy to specify some places with a long traditional background. But it is difficult to find both these qualities together in a single place. Here lies the importance of Coorg which itself is a blend of scenic beauty and traditional heritage.