If you are passionate about traveling and like to explore the mesmerizing beauty of different places, Coorg is undoubtedly one of the best tourist spots in India. It is one of the major destination spots for spending holidays. This charming hill station was earlier known as Kodagu located in Karnataka exactly at the Southern Peninsula of India. Coorg is also called as ‘The Scotland of India’. It seemed like a part of England to the British.
Most of the travelers will have the same doubt… Do you know what?
Which is the Best season to visit Coorg? Or Best time to visit Coorg?
The answer is “Your best time to travel Coorg”.
Because Coorg is an evergreen destination and famous for its splendid and cool weather with the lush green undulation and rolling hill. Well-laid coffee plantations, the wide range of spice plantations and other unique places are an important Coorg attraction to the tourists.
Best Time To Visit Coorg:
Coorg is an evergreen place and surely makes you breathless with the mesmerizing weather. But, it hardly matters which month you choose to travel. Because the weather in Coorg differs in the different season of the year.
Ideal time to visit Coorg: October to March.
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Coorg In Fun Feb: Strom Festival
In the month of February, there is a special festival called the Storm Festival which is a campout music festival. In order to be a part of this festival, one has to book the tickets before.
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The Coorg weather will be breath-taking throughout the year and the tourists can experience a tranquilizing effect when they visit Coorg.
|Summer||April to June||12 to 30 degrees|
|Monsoon||June to October||10 to 25 degrees|
|Winter||October to February||3 to 15 degrees|
Coorg In Summers:
Summer in Coorg: March to June.
If you wish to beat the scorching heat of Indian Summers, you can plan a trip to Coorg. From the month of March – June, you can enjoy a pleasant tour at Coorg.
Usually, in summer the temperature ranges from 22°C to 35°C.
The view of the mountains wrapped up in the misty clouds and the cool breeze air, definitely makes Coorg an amazing summer destination. But the summer season in Coorg makes the popular waterfalls like Abbey fall, Iruppu fall empty and is not the best time for trekking and rafting in Coorg.
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Coorg In Monsoons:
Monsoon in Coorg: June to September.
During monsoon, Coorg receives an average amount of rainfall. The tiny droplets over the green coffee leaves of coffee and spices plantation make the place more fresh and lively. July, a good time to plan a trip to Coorg with a stay at best homestay in Coorg.
June to September is the best time to visit Madikeri who is fond of rain.
The temperature ranges from 23°C to 29°C.
Coorg In Winters:
Winter in Coorg: December to February.
Winter is the best time to go to Coorg. It begins in the month of early December and lasts until the end of February. During winter, the temperature ranges from 11°C to 28°C. The temperature stays constant and thus it remains mildly cold.
Winter is the best season to visit Coorg because waterfalls are of its full capacity and the right time for white water rafting and trekking in Coorg.
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Best Things To Do In Coorg:
Trekking In Coorg:
If you are bored with the daily rigmarole of city life, then you should take a break and go for a visit to Coorg. Trekking is one of the best things to do activity among other 23 adventure activities in Coorg. The hills of the Western Ghats can be thronged in any time of the year, but trekking during winter brings a matter of zeal and joy.
The winter season offers calm and pleasant weather conditions. In comparison to Monsoon season, the firm grip on the trail helps to make the hike an easy task. The people who are fond of hills, trekking is surely one breath-taking experience.
Trekking in Summer:
During summer, trekking is not a wise option. It is better to avoid trekking in the month of March to May. Because it is difficult to climb the trails without shade under the scorching heat of the Sun. The humid weather with fewer water resources is a challenge for the people who love trekking.
Trekking in Monsoon:
During Monsoon, Coorg really receives a good amount of rainfall. It is one of the places in Karnataka that welcomes a number of tourists. Trekking during monsoon is risky because there is a chance of losing firm grip while hiking. Moreover, if the population is more summit becomes difficult.
Trekking in Winter:
Winter is the best season for trekking in Coorg and especially Kumar Parvatha. During winter, the days are too pleasant and the nights are chilling.
Best Trekking Places In Coorg:
The Brahmagiri trekking trail passes through the coffee plantation, dense forests and the beautiful valleys. Surely it will be an eye soothing scenario. Both the coffee and spices plantation add the different flavor to the aroma of the phenomenal hills.
The best season to go for trekking is from October to the beginning of February. It is the ultimate destination for hiking. A number of trekking trails are present in Kodagu.
Kumar Parvatha is one among the 7 best trekking trails in India. It is surrounded by Somavarpet from one side and Kukke from another side. It is easy to start from the Somavarpet side but following this way might lead you to miss the real beauty of Kumar Parvatha, because the entire stretch till the peak is covered through dense forest.
On the other hand, climbing from the Kukke side is tiring and difficult. Because the trail is longer but you can witness the real beauty of the Western Ghats. Kumar Parvatha falls in the Pushpagiri range. There are some water points along the route that includes the Bhattaramane. There you can also get the food arranged.
Best time to trek Kumara Parvatha: October to Mid-May.
White Water River Rafting In Coorg:
One of the famous river for rafting in Coorg is the Barapole river rafting. This is one of the major rafting spots in Coorg, located in the backdrop of the Western Ghats and it also borders the Deccan Plateau. The white river with speedy water creates beautiful froths. This river flows through the dense forests and rafting in the Barapole river is a lifetime experience.
The best season for river rafting in Coorg: Winter (December to February).
Coorg is always a favorite destination for travelers. However, it is a strong catchment area during the monsoon season. So, it provides a number of challenges in rafting.
This river rafting also blesses the travelers to enjoy the enchanting scenario of the Brahmagiri hills. This is a lifetime experience for travelers.
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