India is one of the most diverse countries on the planet and a complete feast for the senses. So when is the best time to go?
India is huge and the weather can vary greatly between the popular travel destinations.
The one thing it really is is cold thanks to the protection of the Himalayan mountains, much of India’s. Tropical, which means winters are, in fact, mostly warm October through to March – is the coolest and driest time to visit when temperatures in Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan can fall to 8 degrees Celsius overnight, but be an enjoyable low 20s during the day, further south in Mumbai.
Temperatures in winter reach a warm of 31 degrees during the day with almost no rain. Kerala is hot year-round with winter temperatures, hovering around 28 degrees Diwali. The great festival of light falls in October or November and is one of the most colorful Hindu festivals on the calendar.
If you’re visiting the Taj Mahal during winter, it is best to go later in the morning or in the afternoon. After the early morning, fog lifts for the rest of the year go at sunrise and avoid the midday heat Sun, worshipers might love visiting from March to May when temperatures soar and the rain is yet to appear in Delhi and the Golden Triangle, as well as Rajasthan Highs reach well over 40 degrees Celsius and further south in Kerala.
Temperatures are much more comfortable, though there is some rain about, but this is the best time to spot Tigers and rathnam boar National Park as they come out in search of water in July. The rain really starts to fall around most of the country, marking the start of the monsoon season.
The rainfall can actually be a relief to the soaring heat and the temperatures do come down a few degrees and, of course, lush. Vegetation Springs from the rain, particularly down south. During the monsoon temperatures of Mumbai, Agra and Rajasthan eased to the low to mid-30s and the humidity accompanies the rain.
High water levels from the rains means that this is a great time for boat cruises along the Ganges, and the kerala backwaters and waterfalls are also at their very best, so, whether you’re after rest and relaxation action culture or a little Sun worship, There is a time and place for you in India.