When is the best time to visit India?

Visiting India can be a very exciting and fun experience all year round.

However, there are specific areas that are better to visit at a certain period during the year.

If you are seeking for adventures, coming for a religious experience or looking to get away for a summer vacation then India is the perfect choice for you.

From the alpines of The Himalayas to the coastal areas of Kerala, every location in India has more than one fascinating attractions that will make your visit here an unforgettable experience.

In this post, I will explain in depth when and how you should plan your visit to India – one the most exotic destination on earth.

When Is The Best Time To Visit India

Best Time To Visit Indian Himalayan Region

The Himalayas is a broad stretch of mountains in Asia which can be seen from the International Space Station. Although it is mainly identified with Nepal,

Although it is mainly identified with Nepal, it also stretches through Pakistan, India, Tibet, and Bhutan.

Northern India is a gateway to the rocky Himalayas Mountains and its best visited from March to June and September to November.

This destination is a nice spot for adventurers, explorers, and tourists searching for inner peace. During winter, the weather is terrible as the temperature gets as low as 2 degree Celsius.
Some areas aren’t accessible due to the heavy snow.

Best Time To Visit Delhi

Tourist frequent the capital as it has a rich history with temples, mosques, and monuments all over the town.

Attractions such as gardens provide a peaceful and serene environment to have a getaway from the busy hustles of the city as well as romantic walks.

I would avoid visiting Delhi in the winter months (from November to early February) not only because of the lower temperature but mainly because of the fogs that might make your stay unpleasant and difficult.

February and March are probably the best months to visit with pleasant temperatures and not too much rain. Also, October and the beginning of November should work out fine.

In April, May, June, July, August, and September the weather is very hot and it also rains a lot in Delhi

Best Time To Visit Mumbai

The city boasts of several sight attractions such the Gateway of India, Chowpatty Beach, Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens, Bandra-Worli Sea Link, Shree Siddhivinaayak, Marine Drive, etc.

Among these examples are beaches, museums, gardens, bridges, parks, and monuments all of which are best seen during winter (November to February) as it remains cool and dry.

The temperature is lowest this season at 10 degree Celsius and during the day is within range of 28 degree Celsius and 33 degree Celsius.
Unless you are a fan of sunbathing and tanning then you should avoid summers here as the temperature gets over 33 degrees Celsius.

Best Time To Visit Goa

November till February remains dry, comfortable and cool in Goa.

This area hosts several museums, monuments and places of worship.
Its coastline spanning over 120 kilometers long provides several beaches and resort centers for tourists.

From March to May, the temperature becomes hotter, humid and visitor’s influx declines.
Places to visit during your stay in Goa are Municipal Garden, Shantadurga, Church of Assisi, Baga Beach, Paliem Sweet Water Lake, 18th June Road, Maruti Temple, Church of Reis Magos, Cabo Chapel, Basilica of Born Jesus, Gallery Gitanjali, etc.

Best Time To Visit Kolkata

Formerly known as Calcutta in English, this “City of Joy” is located in the eastern part of India.

The best time to visit Kolkata is during autumn as the weather is perfect and the festivals Durga puja, Laxmi puja and Diwali are during this season.
Tourist’s influx grows during January and February.
So anytime from around October until March should be when you plan your vacation to this city.
Kolkata is famous for its Museums, Parks, Historic Sites and Religious Sites.

Best Time To Visit Kerala

The city is at its best during the monsoon season in September and goes on till March just when the summer is about to start. During this season, the weather is clear and the skies are sunny.

Aside from the amazing beaches of Kerala, other attractions will make your stay here very memorable.
Boat races, Carnivals, and Music festivals are the highlights of these months.
During the off season, the weather is hot and humid, the crowds are fewer but it’s never a boring season in Kerala.

Best Time To Visit Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal is one of the most important and popular locations in India and your trip to this country can’t be considered complete without visiting it.

I think the best time to visit Taj Mahal is from October to March as it rains a lot during the remaining months and it could ruin the experience.

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When is the best time to visit India? - Comments and opinions

  1. Thanks for this helpful guide. I’d love to explore India and my biggest doubt is regarding the best time to visit it.
    I’m planning on vising Mumbai in September. Is this a good month or should I go for November/December? I would prefer avoiding the monsoon season if possible.

    Thank you!

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