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Best Time to Visit India

Best Time to Visit India

Date : 2022-06-28 16:31:00

From the stunning peaks of the Himalayas to the driest deserts of Gujarat, India has astonishingly varied terrain. With a distinctive climatic pattern, India tourism reaches its zenith during certain seasons.

The weather in the country plays a crucial role in shaping the travel itinerary as they vary tremendously across different seasons.

To help you plan your ideal trip, we've listed below the best time to visit India. And the places you can go for in a particular season!

October to December

The best time to visit India begins in October. It is during October and December that India experiences moderate temporal months. This temperature is mainly in the South Central and the flats parts of Northern India. Although certain parts of the Himalayas are inaccessible, you'll ideally experience clear days across the country.

With your India holiday packages, you can explore some of the best places in India.

1. Hampi and Coorg, Karnataka 

Set in the southern part of the country, one can visit Hampi, a UNESCO world heritage site in India. A historically important place, it is every backpacker's delight. You can travel to Hampi between October and March to avoid the sunny, scorching heat of other months. 

Known for Abbey falls and coffee plantations, Coorg is another beautiful place to spend your holidays. For adventure and trekking buffs, the pleasant weather of these three months can render immense thrilling opportunities.

2. Jaisalmer Fort, Pushkar Festival and Bharatpur National Park, Rajasthan

India tour package will allow you to explore Jaisalmer, a spot full of forts, palaces, and lakes. Among these, the Jaisalmer Fort, also known as Sonar Quila is a must-visit during the cooler months of October to December.

Likewise, make sure you're in Pushkar during November as the renowned Annual Pushkar Camel Fair is thumping on this famous desert land.

Visiting Bharatpur during November or December can give a glimpse of some of the rarest migratory birds of Siberia and Central Asia. The climate is lovely and perfect for visiting this spot. Bharatpur is also rich with various local bird species that are a must-watch.

3. Mahabodhi Temple, Bihar

With the pleasant weather around, go ahead and visit Bodhgaya, the place of Buddha's enlightenment. One of the holiest places of Buddhism, the Mahabodhi temple and the Mahabodhi tree are sites to behold at the end of the year.

4. The Sundarbans, West Bengal

Do not miss the Sundarbans located in West Bengal through India sightseeing tours. One of the richest ecosystems of the country, Sundarbans is a must-visit during the cooler months of November and December. The serenity and calmness of the place are bound to take over your senses!

5. Kaziranga National Park, Assam

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kaziranga National Park is home to two-thirds of the world's one-horned rhinoceros. Visit this park during November, when the weather is not too cool, and there's no rainfall. In the said weather, you'll be able to enjoy the park's scenic beauty.

6. Hornbill Festival, Kohima

Kohima is a part of the seven sister states in India. With rolling green hills and mountainous background, this land of the Nagas is simply magical. With India holiday packages, you can be a part of The Hornbill festival. It shows the culture and traditions of 16 different Naga tribes during December, making it an ideal month for visiting.

January to March

January to March offers an array of tourist destinations within the country that you can explore and enjoy.
Have a look at them:-

1. Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

January to March is considered an ideal time to visit the islands of Andaman and Nicobar as the weather is pleasant. The island is a tropical paradise escapade, blessed with azure water & sandy beaches.

Once in Port Blair, you can visit the historic cellular jail, a poignant reminder of India's freedom struggle. As the climate is at its best during these three months, you can even enjoy various water activities like snorkeling and scuba diving here.

2. Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

Through India city tours, you can be a part of one of the most surreal places in India, the Rann of Kutch. It is a beautiful spot to relish nature's beauty. The site comes alive during the cooler months when cultural programs, functions, and adventures are hosted here.

3. Taj Mahal, Agra

A staple for most tourist circuits, you can visit the Taj Mahal in Agra in February. During this period, you will also be able to relish the Taj Mahotsav along with pleasant, mild weather. It is an eagerly-awaited 10-day celebration of art, music, dance, and cuisines.

4. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh) is a beautiful place blessed with stunning temples. A brilliant example of Indian architecture, it showcases the culture prevalent in the medieval period.

You can enjoy the famous Khajuraho Dance Festival through tours in India, which showcases classical dance forms. Visit this place during the mild month of March to optimize the essence of Indian culture.

5. Goa Carnival

Lying on the west coast, Goa is the smallest state in India, blessed with exotic beaches and scrumptious food. In February, you can visit this magical place as the weather is cool and ideal for spending extended time outdoors. Also, you'll be able to relish the Goa Carnival, held during this month.

6. Losar Festival, Sikkim

Blessed with ancient monasteries, orchid nurseries, and stunning trekking routes, Sikkim is an ideal tourist spot for you. The famous Losar festival makes this place a must-visit in February. The weather this time of the year is perfect for availing your India tour package for spending a colorful vacation in Sikkim.

April to June

The sun shines brighter from April to June, and the summer months begin in India. As such, certain parts of the country become too hot to travel to, while other parts are moderately cooler, welcoming visitors at this time of the year.

So, go forward and plan a trip to these places:-

1. Dal Lake, Srinagar, (Jammu and Kashmir)

Also known as the "Lake of Flowers," "Srinagar's jewel," or "Jewel in the crown of Kashmir," Dal Lake is a North Indian stunner in Srinagar. The ideal month to be here is between April to June to beat the summer heat.

You'll have a close encounter with the raw beauty and make lifetime memories during the mentioned time period.

2. Kempty Falls, Mussorie, (Uttrakhand)

Visit the Queen of Hills, Mussorie, through India sightseeing tours in April. As the place is cooler, you can go outdoors and indulge in various activities while visiting the milky streams of Kempty Falls.

It is a one-hour drive from Mussorie and is an ideal spot for nature lovers and shutterbugs.

3. Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ziro valley is amongst the most beautiful places in India. During April, you can enjoy being here as the weather is more pleasant than in other parts of the country.

Possessing rice and paddy fields, this place has high mountains and clear rivers. It is generally inhabited by the Apa Tani tribe, who are incredibly hospitable people.

4. Kalimpong Hill Station, West Bengal

Set in the backdrop of the snow-covered peaks of the Himalayas, Kalimpong is a serene hill station in India. Due to its temperate climate during May and June, it is an ideal spot to visit during summers.

With the India city tour, you can visit this attraction and go trekking in Kalimpong.

5. Nilgiri Mountain Railways, Ooty

Also known as Toy train in Ooty, the Nilgiri Mountain Railways is an ideal place to visit from April to June. At this time, Ooty has a pleasant climate all over the place. It will enable you to see this mountain railway, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

You can even visit the Tea factory and the Tea Museum in Ooty, apart from the famous toy train.

6. Rohtang Pass, Manali

You can visit the very popular Rohtang pass during the months of May and June. This time is considered viable for visiting to avoid the problems of facing avalanches and other severe climatic conditions.

Your tours in India will enable you to land in this amazing place full of exciting and thrilling opportunities.

July to September

The refreshing smell of the wet soil, the rumbling of the clouds, and tiny monsoon droplets will welcome you from July to September. You might say that monsoons won’t allow you to explore any destination.

But this isn't so! Surprisingly, the following spots are Indian monsoon tourist hot spots.

1. Mahabaleshwar Temple, Mahabaleshwar (Maharashtra)

The Mahabaleshwar Temple is a greatly revered religious place in India. You can be here during July as the weather this time in Maharashtra is mild and foggy.

Through India sightseeing tours, you can visit the temple's unique Shiv Linga, which is one of its kind. You can even go trekking to some of the vantage points of the place.

2. Valley of Flowers, Uttrakhand

September is an ideal time for visiting the magnificent Valley of Flowers. Witness various unique species of colourful buds giving tough competition to the Swiss valleys. Post this period, the valley gets covered with a blanket of snow.

The place encompasses about 300 different ranges of alpine flowers, 30 pteridophytes, 600 species of angiosperms, and 13 species of mammals that are mind-boggling.

3. Golden Temple, Amritsar

The changing weather from August to September makes it an ideal climate to visit Amritsar's Golden Temple or Harmandir Sahib.

One of the most revered places by the Sikh community, the temple has marvellous architecture and a serene aura that can be observed through the India tour package.

4. Paradise Beach, Pondicherry

Pondicherry provides a wide range of seaside opportunities, the best being Paradise beach. The sun-kissed golden beach is ideal for visiting from July to September if you like getting drenched in rain while playing on the foreshore.

Here, you will also witness a French influence and connection, evident in their culture, food, and traditions.

5. Pangong Tso Lake

You can witness the world's highest saltwater lake with your tours in India. A splendid place, the ideal time to be at Pangong Tso Lake is between July to August as the weather is salubrious at the time.

You can also enjoy the spell-binding scenery and high-rising mountain peaks here. Daredevils can even go for various activities that are incredibly thrilling.

6. Mount Abu, Rajasthan

With moderate showers during July, you can visit Mount Abu, the only hill station in Rajasthan. The rain makes the place all the more beautiful with a great scenic value.

You can even enjoy some religious monuments here, the most famous being the Dilwara temple. This splendid site can give you a respite from the sultry deserts of Rajasthan.

India is a delightful place that can be visited all year long. However, the period between October to March is best for visiting the country.

Just apply for your India Holiday Packages through us and visit India conveniently!

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