The ideal time to visit tropical South India is during the winter season. The peak months of this season are from December to February when the weather is at its most pleasant. The hottest months of South India are from March to May and the average temperature is 32 Degrees Celsius. From June to September months are the monsoon season that brings the highest humidity and heat with rainfalls. The best time to visit South India depends on vacation plans. So, if travelers want to explore the cultural heritage of the cities of South India, then they should avoid the hottest months. On the other hand, if the tourists want to do adventurous activities in the Ghats and mountains, then they have to come after the monsoon season when everything turns Technicolor.
South India in Winter – From October to February
During the winter season, Kerala state is dry and least humid and the daytime temperatures between 220 C to 300 C. Besides, the hill stations of Kerala are cooler and the visitors will require a fleece, jacket or pullover in the morning and evening. Besides, winter season is the best season to visit South India as well as Deccan Plateau which is guarded by the Nilgiris, Western and Eastern Ghat, Vindhya and Satpura Ranges in the west, east, and south respectively as well as is separated by the Gangetic Plains in the north. Furthermore, wintertime is the perfect time to visit the coastal plains. The climatic situations are soothing, pleasant, and cool and most of the adventure activities open in this season. Also, the months between October and March are the best to visit the Eastern and Western Ghats. At that time, the days are pleasant, balmy, and perfect time for outdoor activities, sightseeing, and other touristy activities.
South India in Summer – From March to May
The temperature remains pleasant and cool of Nilgiri Hills during summer and winter months. But during the summer season, this area remains an overcrowded and huge number of tourists flock to this place mostly from the north Indian cities. The weather conditions in the summer season remain balmy along with the 20 – 35 degrees Celsius temperature. Even, the summer season is the best time to spot the flora and fauna in the Bandipur National Park in Karnataka and the Periyar National Park in Kerala.
South India in Monsoon – From June to September
Monsoon season is not a good season for outdoor activities due to heavy rainfalls. But it is the perfect season for rejuvenation therapies at Ayurveda Centers. In this season, the pores of the human body open wide to fully absorb the oils and treatments. The beauty of South India during the monsoon enhances to the multiple folds. The lush greenery of the Ghats and mountains offers panoramic views.