Travel by Season in India

India is a round the year destination, thanks to its geographical diversity. Every other part has a peak tourist season that holidaymakers visit for a refreshing break. India experiences winters in most parts from October to March. It is during these months when tourists can head to snow-laden expanses in the north for winter fun or balmy destinations in the south to enjoy soothing weather.
Come monsoons and the country transforms into a lush green paradise! Enjoy a scenic visual treat like never before in various parts of India from June to September. Ayurvedic therapies and spa sessions accentuate the vacation delight during the rainy season, especially in the South. When summers knock on the climate door, especially in April, May, and June; tourists start with several outdoor activities, visit national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, any many destinations that bring the best of summer vacations. So, here we bring you a careful compilation of season-wise destinations to enjoy in India. Plan accordingly for utmost holiday delight.

Winter in India (October - March)

This is the peak season for tourism in India. Favorable weather and temperature makes it ideal for sightseeing, city breaks and other outdoor activities. This is the best time to explore wonderful places like Rajasthan, Goa, Delhi, Agra, Kerala, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Maharashtra and other parts of North India, where temperatures vary from 0 to 25 degrees. However, if you are fond of snow, ideal destinations for you would be destinations of North-east India, and North Indian hills including Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir, and Uttarakhand. Ladakh is perfect for trekking lovers during the winter months.

Summer in India (April - June)

Summer in India is ideal for yoga, meditation as well as adventure sports in North India. This is also the time when honeymoon in North India and North East is in demand. Northern plains and South India are hot and humid with temperature exceeding 40 degrees Celsius. Hill stations and beach destinations are ideal for this time. Ladakh, Kashmir, Ooty, Manali, Spiti Valley, Darjeeling, Rishikesh, Munnar, Auli, Goa, Andaman and Nicobar Islands along with pilgrim destinations like Chota Chardham of Uttarakhand are some of the destinations that are worth-visiting in India in summer season.

Monsoon in India (July - September)

Monsoon arrives in South India in early July and covers entire country by the end of July. At this time high-altitude regions can be avoided because of chances of landslides. Rains bring down the high temperatures, offering respite from heat. Monsoon happens to be the best time for Ayurveda in Kerala, increasing its lush greenery to manifolds. Cherrapunji, Agra, Delhi, Rajasthan, Lonavala, Darjeeling, Kodaikanal, Goa, Coorg, Orchha, Kutch are some of the other destinations that can be explored at the time of rains. Periyar National Park in Thekkady, Kerala is one of the best places to visit in monsoon for boat safaris.

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