26 - 27th Aug 2023 | KCRE, Agumbe

Monsoon Tryst - your private rendezvous with the rainforests at its most vibrant.
Teeming with life, from colourful fungi to the chorus of frogs, the cicadas and the crickets to keep company, the herpetofauna life abounds at every nook and corner.
Join our researchers who walk the forests day and night on the trail of everything Malabar - Malabar pit vipers, Malabar gliding frogs, Malabar trogons, Malabar whistling thrush, and more.


  • Guided rainforest exploration on foot
  • Radio telemetry adventure with Malabar Pit Vipers
  • Fascinating insights into the reptiles of the rainforest
  • Thrilling nocturnal trails
  • Chasing the melodies of frogs along the stream
  • An immersive journey into the world of Agumbe’s fascinating snakes
  • Relax and unwind in the cosy comfort of your cottage while soaking in the beauty of the wet forests
  • Ample opportunities for macro photography.

Glimpses of what you may see...

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Image credits: Priyanka Swamy, Daimler Pereira, Rajath. Mouli Raj


Above 14 years.


Dates: 26 – 27th August 2023

Time : 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Maximum participants: 15 


Kālinga Centre for Rainforest Ecology

Kālinga Mane
Guddekeri, Agumbe Hobli
Thirthahalli Taluk, Shivamogga-577411



Cottage  Stay    : Rs.8850/-

Includes: Shared accommodation for 2 nights (from 7 am on the 26th to 7 am on the 28th Aug 2023), all meals, and stationary.
Excludes Travel to Guddekeri, and personal expenses.