Best Time to Visit Chikmagalur
The best time to visit Chikmagalur is from September to March. The city is best known as ' The Coffee Land of Karnataka' and is situated on the foothills of the Mullayanagiri range. It experiences summer, monsoon and winter.
Summer in Chikmagalur
Summer, a good time to explore Chikmagalur, continues from March to May and the maximum temperature remains between 32° C and 35° C.
Monsoon in Chikmagalur
The city receives a good amount of rainfall during monsoon that extends from June to September.
Winter in Chikmagalur
December to February is when tourists can experience the pleasant winter season. Temperature levels during this time are anywhere between 14° C and 32° C.
Things to Do During Summer
Chikmagalur has established itself as a trekker's delight and has many popular trekking trails. One of them is the trail to Kemmanagundi. One can even simply visit this hill station and enjoy the stunning view of its cascading waterfalls and lovely sunset.
Things to Do During Winter
With the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary located just about 30 km away, Chikmagalur is nothing less than a wildlife lover's paradise. Apart from its main attraction elephants and tigers,one can also spot other animals such as panther, mouse deer, wild boar, jackal and langur during winters. Being home to birds such as king vulture, Indian tree pie and great horned owl makes it possible for one to also indulge in bird watching. Another fun activity is to walk down and around some of its many coffee plantations. Also, the experience of visiting the land of coffee will be incomplete without sipping a cup of your favourite flavour of coffee during witner.