Chikmagalur in Monsoon Season

Chikmagalur is a nature lover's paradise that offers spectacular landscapes, lush greenery, and pleasant weather throughout the year. However, have you ever thought of a visit during the rainy season in Chikmagalur? A trip to Chikmagalur in monsoon season is a unique and unforgettable experience as the entire region is transformed into a vibrant and verdant landscape of endless greenery. Let us take a closer look at the wonders of Chikmagalur and highlight some of the activities that you can enjoy during your visit to Chikmagalur in July through September.

lush green mountain peak after a rain
A wet road on a hill surrounded by tall trees
View of the lush green Baba Budan Giri hill covered with fog

Rainy Season in Chikmagalur

The monsoon season usually begins in June and lasts until September, bringing in heavy rainfall that transforms the region into a lush green paradise. However, Chikmagalur in August is a sight to behold! During this time, the temperature in Chikmagalur ranges from 18°C to 22°C, a pleasant climate for tourists to explore the town. A visit during the wet months is a unique experience with several activities that you can enjoy.

green hilly region with fog during daytime
A group of people rafting on an inflatable boat

River Rafting in Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur during the monsoons is the perfect time for adventure enthusiasts to experience the thrill of river rafting. The ideal months for river rafting in Chikmagalur are from July to September, when the rivers are in full flow. Bhadra River and the Hemavathi River are the most popular rivers for river rafting in the region, offering a range of rapids that are suitable for both beginners and experienced rafters. The difficulty level of the rapids vary from grade 2 to grade 4, ensuring that there is something for everyone.

Trekking in Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur in September offers some of the most picturesque and challenging trekking trails in India. Mullayanagiri Peak is the highest peak in Karnataka and the trek offers stunning views of the lush green valley below. The Kudremukh trek is a more challenging option with steep ascents and descents, but the reward is the breathtaking views of Kudremukh National Park. The Baba Budangiri trek offers a mix of history, religion, and adventure, with the trek leading to the revered shrine of Baba Budan.

Silhouette of a group of people trekking
view of a waterfall during sunset

Waterfalls in Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur is home to some of the most beautiful waterfalls in Karnataka. Jhari falls, Hebbe falls, and Kallathigiri falls are some of the most popular waterfalls in the region and the best time to visit them is during the monsoon season. While Jhari falls is easily accessible, Hebbe falls requires a short trek through coffee plantations, and Kallathigiri falls offers a panoramic view of the valley.

Chikmagalur in monsoon season is a truly unique and memorable experience. Whether you're a nature lover, adventurer, or just seeking a relaxing getaway, Chikmagalur has something for everyone. And for those seeking a luxurious stay, The Serai Chikmagalur is an excellent choice. Located inside a serene coffee plantation, the hotel offers breathtaking views and a wide range of activities such as plantation tours, bird watching, and more. The Serai Chikmagalur is the perfect base for your monsoon season adventure in Chikmagalur. Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience the beauty of Chikmagalur in all its rainy season glory!

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