Overall, the Best time to visit Rajasthan is definitely during winter months – November to February as this is advised by many travelers, locals, and expert visitors to Rajasthan. The November is end of Monsoons and February is start of summer after which temperatures soar high even up to 49 degrees. During rainy season people do not like getting wet while visiting so if you’re planning to visit Rajasthan then plan to visit during the most favorable season.
How would you plan a memorable trip to Rajasthan unless you know the changing climatic conditions. Here is a detailed tips on when you can visit as the seasons change in different months so you can plan a great trip to Rajasthan.
Summer – Mid February to Mid June
This is the time to avoid this place as it gets scorching hot and most of Rajasthan is a dry land or even a vast desert. It normally goes up to 45 degrees Celsius. However, it is during this time that the golden sands of the famous Sam sand dunes and the Thar Desert shimmer under the golden rays of noon time sun rays. Except if you’re visiting the hill station Mout Abu which is a cooler point, it is good to avoid Rajasthan during summers.
Monsoons – June to October
Monsoon begins in the month of June and ends in September but monsoon goes on till end of October sometimes. The dry landscape soon turns into soft wetlands and birds come out especially the beautiful peacock dances in the rain. Udaipur in Rajasthan known as City of Lakes is one of the regal best places to experience the lovely monsoons. It is an excellent time to view Taj Lake Palace on Lake Pichola.
Winter – Mid October to January
As mentioned earlier, Winter is the best time to visit Rajasthan. However, as it is mostly a desert, the temperatures get extremely cold during nights or in winter months. So, carry warm clothing if you’re visiting Rajasthan in winter. This is the favorable time for tourists and many places can also get crowded. Plan your trip to Rajasthan earlier and look out for culture events, fairs, etc. This is also a great time for visiting the forts and palaces of Rajasthan to learn the rich history of the ancient land. Moreover, many of the fairs happen during his time especially the famous Pushkar trade fair.