What is the best time to visit Dandeli?

The best time to visit Dandeli is in the winter season, between October and February. The pleasant and windy weather during this time surrounded by lush green trees makes it even more delightful. The water is cooler during this time which makes river rafting and other water sports even more fun. You can even visit Dandeli in summers to catch the amazing sight of migratory birds. Monsoons, on the other hand, are the least advisable time to make a trip to Dandeli. Be cautious as the water level rises to make it dangerous to visit the place, the roads are muddy and inaccesible at certain points.

Weather in Dandeli


Upcoming Dandeli Weather

Monthly Weather in Dandeli

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 33°/ 17° 0 days
February 35°/ 17° 0 days
March 36°/ 18° 3 days
April 37°/ 21° 9 days
May 37°/ 21° 1 days
June 29°/ 22° 18 days
July 25°/ 21° 31 days
August 25°/ 21° 28 days
September 26°/ 20° 28 days
October 29°/ 20° 28 days
November 31°/ 20° 6 days
December 31°/ 18° 1 days

More about Best Time to Travel to Dandeli

Dandeli in Winter (October - March)

The winter season in Dandeli is enjoyable and breezy making it the ideal season to visit Dandeli. November onwards, the travel influx increases steadily as this is the peak season of travel. The whole place looks magical enveloped in fog. The temperature varies between 14°C to 35°C. The lush green forests are perfect to take a stroll as you might have a chance to spot animals. The pleasant weather makes trekking and hiking a wonderful experience. To spend some time walking and exploring this lush green place replete with animals and birds in the winter season will not only warm your body but your soul too. A large number of mesmerising birds migrate to Dandeli in October and November, and the whole place is echoing with the chirpings of them. The nights and early mornings are frigid, so make sure to pack ample woollens. Dandeli looks extremely magical place during this period to get away from the hustle bustle of the city and enjoy some peaceful time.
River Rafting in Dandeli
River Rafting in Dandeli

Dandeli in Summer (April - June)

The summer and spring season in Dandeli begins from March till June. The weather during this time is pleasant with temperature ranging from 20°C to 40°C. Since it isn't a peak season, Dandeli is less crowded making it a peaceful retreat. The afternoons are sweltering, but the mornings and evenings are pleasant to take a stroll and explore. A myriad number of birds and animals can also be spotted lazing on huge trees that provide solace from the intense heat. The fauna is out in the wild looking for water to satiate their parched throats and hence can easily be spotted.

Hiking and trekking in the summer season may be tedious and tiresome, but the water activities like river rafting, kayaking, zorbing and coracle rides will make you feel refreshed and rejuvenated. The sky is clear and hence evenings are perfect for indulging in a safari ride and witnessing the beautiful nature and wildlife. This season is perfect to enjoy the thick forests and relax. Make sure to carry mosquito repellent with you.
Dandeli Kali River
Dandeli Kali River

Dandeli in Monsoon (July - September)

The monsoon season in Dandeli begins from July and continues till September. The temperature remains moderate varying from 21°C to 33°C with heavy rainfall making the weather not ideal for a visit. However, the cold water droplets falling from the sky makes the whole place verdant and refreshing. The lush green trees look even more stunning and fresh. Monsoon season in Dandeli is a perfect place to rekindle your romance with your loved one. The aura of the whole place is filled with love and warmth. Dandeli during the monsoon season would not disappoint honeymooners. The romance prevalent in the air will make you feel close to your loved one, and you will have a great time.

The roads get a bit muddy and slippery, but with the right shoes, you can enjoy the beauties of nature by indulging in a lazy stroll. Monsoon cycling and Monsoon camping are two main activities that you must indulge in during this time of the year. Other activities that you can also take part in are rappelling, trekking, jungle safari and rafting. Make sure to pack raincoats and umbrellas with you if travelling to Dandeli in the monsoon season.
White waters at Dandeli

White waters at Dandeli

Dandeli Photos

Dandeli, Karnataka
Malabar Pied Hornbill, Dandeli National Park
Malabar Grey Hornbill, Dandeli Wildlife Reserve
Malabar Giant Squirrel, Dandeli

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