Places to Visit During Monsoon in Karnataka!

Updated: Aug 8

Place | Travel | Monsoon | Karnatka | 30th July 2022 | Virtual Wire



Coorg and Madikeri


Coorg [Kodagu] is a district in the state of Karnataka situated on the slopes of mesmerizing Western Ghats. The temperature ranges from 22 to 26 degrees Celsius during the monsoons. Coorg is also popularly known as the ‘Scotland of India’. Coorg is known for its Coffee Plantations, Water Streams, lush forests, and breathtaking views. Madikeri is a Hilltown in the Kodagu district. Madikeri, Virajpet, and KushalNagar are a few of the major towns in Kodagu. Madikeri is known for its greenery, hills, and weather.

Famous places to visit at Coorg and Madikeri are:


  • Abbey Falls.

  • Dubare Elephant Camp.

  • Honnamana Kere Lake.

  • Omkareswara Temple.

  • Kotebetta Trek/Peak.

  • Mandalpatti Trek.



Hampi is an ancient village, also referred to as the group of monuments of Hampi by the UNESCO World Heritage site located in the Vijayanagar district. The temperature during monsoon ranges from 25 to 33 degrees Celsius. Hampi doesn’t usually experience heavy rains which leads to low to intermittent showers leading to enhancement of weather. Hampi was the world's second-largest medieval-era city after Beijing which attracts tourists across the world to witness the richness of the place.

Famous places to visit at Hampi:


  • Vijaya Vittal Temple.

  • Lotus Mahal.

  • Yanthrodharka Hanuman Temple.

  • Hampi Bazaar.

  • Hippie Island.

  • Archaeological Museum.

Honestly writing, there are more than 30 places worth visiting at Hampi:



Gokarna is a town in the district of Uttara Karnataka on the Arabian Sea, in the southwestern Indian state of Karnataka. The temperature during monsoons ranges from 22 °C to 29°C. Gokarna is known for its Rocky Mountains and Arabian sea. It is known for its exotic view landscapes and mesmerizing sceneries. Gokarna is famous for its sacred sites like Mahabaleshwar Temple, which has a shrine dedicated to the deity Shiva. The town is also home to a few clean beaches which have water sports and exotic resorts.

To point out a few famous places:


  • Mahabaleshwar Temple.

  • Om Beach.

  • Paradise Beach.

  • Yaana.

  • Mirjan Fort.



Sakleshpura is a hill station in the Western Ghats Mountain range, it is surrounded by the slope of coffee and species plantations. The temperature during monsoon ranges from 20 to 32 degrees Celsius. The rainy season brings a heavenly view to Sakleshpur due to its frequent showers and fog-induced mornings. It is a picturesque town known for its surreal beauty and amazing coffee plantations.

To point out a few famous places:


  • Manjarabad Fort.

  • Trek to Jenukal Gudda.

  • Bisle View Point.

  • Agni Gudda Hill.

  • Halebid and Belur Temple.

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