Clinging to the evergreen Western Ghats in Karnataka is the breathtakingly beautiful hill station of Coorg. Blessed with emerald landscapes and wide expanses of forests and plantations, Coorg comes alive during the monsoons. Amidst the misty air and lush greenery, you’ll sight lakes, rivers and streams gushing with sparkling water.
This spectacular holiday destination offers the experience of a lifetime to travellers who wish to enjoy panoramic views of the hill station at its enchanting best. The place experiences a good amount of rainfall during the months of June to September, giving the entire place an exhilarating look and feel. This is the best time to visit Coorg. The rains are pleasant enough to explore the otherwise unseen.
So, if you’re someone who loves the rains - pack your bags, put on your rain gear and venture into the hilly terrain of Coorg. It serves as a gratifying revitaliser and rejuvenator during the monsoons.
Gear up for the outdoors:
Blessed with benevolent climate, the infinite stretches of plantations and flora get amplified during this peak season. It lends viewers a splendid sight of green carpeted hills landscaped against the horizon. Moreover, you’ll sight many sparkling waterfalls such as Chelavara Falls, Abbey Falls, Iruppa Falls and Mallali Falls cutting through these magnificent hills.
If you’re someone who enjoys a walk in the rain, you will absolutely adore going for a nature walk, or trekking up some of the many trails around Coorg. You can also catch mesmerising views of the hill station at Tadiandamol Peak and Madikeri Fort. However, if you’d like to keep your walk more relaxed, you can simply stroll through the aromatic coffee plantations.
Further, if you’d like to continue to spend your time outdoors enjoying the Coorg weather, there are a number of places to visit nearby, like Mulangiri, Gokarna and the Bandipur National Park. As an added tip, there are also some lesser known sites in Coorg that are waiting to be discovered - Cauvery Nisargadham, Harangi Dam, Bhagamandala Temple, Nalknad Palace and Ranipuram. All these places turn captivating during the monsoons.
A warm stay indoors:
Make the monsoons count with a cosy stay in Coorg. For this, you can rely on the Club Mahindra Madikeri and Virajpet resort. Equipped with all the required amenities, this sprawling site has everything one needs on vacation. Amidst splendid views of the valley, it offers southern hospitality like no other.
As you embrace nature’s splendour at the resort, you can happily indulge in the authentic Kodava style meals and South Indian delicacies whipped up by the masterchefs at Club Mahindra. Here, as you sip on a piping hot cup of filter coffee, the monsoon season promises to make your trip an endearing one – one you’ll cherish for a long time to come.
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