Adorned with patches of green tea plantations and aromatic spice plantations, Coorg is one of the most popular hill stations in South India. While this little town is an all year-round destination, monsoon is the best time to visit Coorg as the town is drenched with the first drops of rain, and the lush-green plantations that offer enchanting views. So if you’re planning to visit Coorg in monsoon, make sure you enjoy the finest vistas that this paradise has to offer along with experiences which you can treasure for a lifetime.
Places To Visit In Coorg During Monsoon
1. Irupu Falls
Also known as the Lakshmana Tirtha Falls, this stunning waterfall is a tributary of Cauvery river and is settled along the Brahmagiri mountain ranges. The Irupu falls is a hidden treasure of Coorg which looks splendid during the monsoon season in Coorg. One can halt and capture the breathtaking beauty of this waterfall enroute Brahmagiri peaks.
Location: Kurchi, Karnataka 571250
Distance from Madikeri bus stand: Approximately 75 KM.
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2. Madikeri Fort
Built in the 17th century, this heritage fort is a symbol of the ancient era of Indian rulers. In the initial time, this enormous was constructed by king Muddu Raja with mud. Residing just at the center of Madikeri, this rusted yet magnificent fort is one of the famous places to visit in Coorg during monsoon.
Location: Madikeri Fort, Stuart Hill, Madikeri, Karnataka 571201
Distance from Madikeri bus stand: Approximately 700 to 800 M.
3. Harangi Dam
The dam is standing against the Harangue river which is one of the tributaries of Cauvery river. This enormous dam is located at a distance of 9 kms from Kushalnagar town in Coorg and stands as a massive example of Man-made architecture. During the monsoon season in coorg, this dam turns out to be a mystical view to be explored.
Location: Harangi Dam, Hunger, Somwarpet, Kodagu, Karnataka
Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: It is situated at a distance of around 34 to 35 KM from Madikeri Bus stand.
Things To Do At Coorg In Monsoon
1. Watch sunrise at Bisle View Point
Catch a glimpse of the panoramic view of the four peaks of Doddabetta, Pushpagiri, Yenikallu Betta, and Kumara Parvatha at Bisle view point. One of the most scenic places in Coorg, this place gives a captivating view of the sunrise and undaunted beauty of the surroundings.
Location: Nr. Bisle Reserve Forest | Sakaleshpura Taluk, Hassan, India
Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 93 KM.
2. Rafting at Barapole River
Experience an adrenaline rush during the peak monsoon season in Coorg by indulging into white water rafting. Barapole is one the most hyped place to experience white water rafting and capture some of the most adventurous pictures.
Location:Barapole River, Coorg, Karnataka
Distance from Madikeri bus stand: Approximately 80 KM.
3. Trek to Chelavara Falls
Witness the pristine beauty of Chelavara falls which is one of the most beautiful sights to capture in Coorg. Located at a distance of 13 Kms from the Cheyandane village, monsoon is the best season to visit Coorg and capture the beauty of this majestic waterfall.
Location: 2 Km From Choma Kund Hill, Madikeri, India
Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 43 KM
Tips For Traveling To Coorg In Monsoon
- Carry proper gears and vinegar and salt to get off the swamps of leeches, if you’re planning to go for a trek in Coorg during monsoon.
- Avoid climbing the rocks near the waterfalls in Coorg as the continuous water leaves the rocks slippery and it can be tough to hold a grip.
- A visit to the coffee plantations cannot be missed while planning a vacation in Coorg during monsoon. But it is advised to wear long rubber boots if you’re willing to take a walk amidst the greenery.
- Before heading towards the Barapole river for experiencing rafting, contact the organizers about the situation and safety measures during heavy rainfall.
- As the roads are slippery due to continuous rainfall, it is advised to drive slowly to avoid any accident. Along with this it is better to avoid driving during the night as it is hard to spot speed breakers in the dark.
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