Best Time to Visit Karnataka
Peak Season: November to February constitutes the winter season in Karnataka. The days are pleasant, and the evenings cool, making it perfect to venture out into the cities and hill-stations for sightseeing.
Shoulder Season: June to September is the monsoon season in Karnataka. The state receives abundant rainfall, creating a significant drop in the temperatures.
Off-season: March to May is the period when the tourists start thinning out as summers are extreme during these months with temperatures going as high as 46 degrees celsius. Because of the low tourist population, the hotel and flight rates reach hit an all time low.
Budget for Karnataka
For Budget Travellers: INR 700 - 1200 a day
- Accommodation in hostels and guesthouses: INR 150 - 600
- Food in local tiffin-houses and street eateries: INR 50 - 300
- Public Transport in local trains and buses: INR 10 - 100
- Sightseeing: INR 10 - 200
For Mid-range Travellers: INR 1500 to INR 3500 a day
- Accommodation in mid-range hotels and homestays: INR 900 - 1500
- Food in mid-range cafes and restaurants: INR 400 - 1000
- Local transport in auto-rickshaws, and local taxis: INR 250 - 400
- Sightseeing & Tours: INR 10 - 1000
For Luxury Travellers: INR 8000 and upwards
- Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels: INR 5500 and upwards
- Food in upscale restaurants and bars: INR 1000 and upwards
- Local transport in cabs: INR 400 and upwards
- Sightseeing, Guided Tours: INR 1000 and upwards