Which is The Best Time To Visit India

The best time to visit India is from November to March which is the winter season. The weather during these months is cool, dry, and pleasant. This is the time after the end of the monsoon season and starting of the summer season. But during these months the northern part of India particularly the Himalayan ranges is very chilled.

The weather condition of India is not the same throughout in all regions at the same time. It changes from region to region and depends on the season. There are many regions and many seasons. To enjoy a vacation in India, it is better to understand the climatic condition of the region.

Best Time To Visit Hill Stations In India

The best time to visit hill stations in India is from October to May. It covers the winter as well as the summer season. During this month the atmosphere is dry and pleasant. The hill stations in India have heavy rainfall so is not the best time to visit.

The top 10 hill stations in India are 1. Mussoorie. 2. Nainital. 3. Darjeeling. 4. Manali. 5. Kodaikanal. 6. Ooty. 7. Gulmarg. 8. Srinagar. 9. Coorg. 10. Shilong.

Best Time to Visit India’s Golden Triangle

The best time to visit India’s Golden triangle is October to February. The temperature during these months is between 22 to 32 degrees Celcius. The atmosphere during these months is not chilled and not hot. The months of December and January are very chilled whereas the month of May is very hot. The Golden Triangle is a tourist route connecting the capitals of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. These are the capitals of Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan.

Best Time To Visit The Indian Himalayas

The best time to visit the Indian Himalayas is from March to May and then September to October. July and August are monsoon season months with heavy rain. December and January are the snowfall months at many places. The Indian Himalayan Region is the largest part of India including the states of Ladhak, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Mizoram, and Tripura.

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Best Time To Visit South India

This region is a plain area having a coast around some sides of India. It experiences extreme weather conditions during the monsoon and summer seasons. This region includes Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana, and Goa.

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Best Time To Visit North India

This region is located between South India and the Himalayan Ranges. It experiences extreme heat and low rainfall. The region includes Gujrat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattis Garh, Orisa, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Delhi, and Panjab.

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Best Time To Visit Island Region

This region includes Andaman and Nicobar Island, Lakshadweep, and Diu.

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Seasons In India

The Monsoon Season

The rainy season in India starts in June and ends in  September. It first reaches Kerala, then passing through Maharashtra reaches Delhi at the end of June. It covers the remaining part of India in mid-July. Naturally, the states in the south have more rainfall as compared to north India. In the monsoon season, rives and cities become flooded and soil sliding happens regularly. Therefore, it is advisable do not travel in the rainy season to the north, south, and island region of India.

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The Winter Season

The winter season starts in October and ends in January. People generally avoid traveling in October because of humidity in the daytime. From November to January the climate is very cool, dry, and pleasant. This is the best time to visit India. In these month snowfalls happen in the Himalayan region. The majority of the people visit the Himalayas to witness the snowfall. The Winter season is also best for Island region because of the cooled and pleasant atmosphere.

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The summer season

The summer season starts from February to May. The month of February has a pleasant climate, and it is best to visit all regions. But from March to May we experience high temperatures in the South, North, and Island region of India. Sometimes the temperature crosses 42oC during the month of April and May. The summer season is the best season to visit Himalayan ranges.

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I hope that the information given in this article will be useful to you for planning a trip to India.

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