A hub of festivals, and a perfect amalgamation of heritage, tradition, culture, and modernity; Delhi is not only the Capital city of the country but also the center of activity which is abuzz with things to do and see throughout the year.
You can visit Delhi anytime of the year for various reasons - to attend its famous fests and conferences, visit expos and fairs, or business meetings. But, if you want to visit Delhi as a tourist, to see Delhi tourist places
, and enjoy its various local street food delights, the best time to visit Delhi
would be the months of October to March.
It is the beginning of the autumn season which gradually leads to the crisp and chilly winter season. These months constitute the peak tourist season to visit Delhi
as they are marked by numerous festivals like Karva Chauth, Dussehra, Diwali, and Holi. Every festival brings out a different character of the city to the fore. Many food festivals of national and international level are also organized at various parts of Delhi starting November. Also, many auto expos, handicraft exhibitions, and cultural shows are held across the Capital. It is best to book hotels in Delhi
in advance to get the best deals if you plan to visit the city during this time. Many Delhi tour packages
also offer a visit to major attractions and events for tourists.
The minimum temperature lies around 14-degree Celsius in November and December. However, it can reach a biting low of 2-degree Celsius in January. Nonetheless, the afternoons remain sunny most times.
April to June is the summer season when the temperature can go up to 45-degree Celsius, especially nearing the month of June. Barring April, which sees the auspicious festival of Baisakhi being celebrated in the city with much fervor, the other summer months are dry, hot, and extremely humid. Mostly business travelers throng the city at this time. However, if you are visiting Delhi during this time, you may get attractive deals on hotels as it is considered the off-season for leisure travelers. Just make sure that you carry cotton clothes, sunglasses, sunscreen lotion and an umbrella to beat the heat while seeing Delhi tourist places.
July marks the beginning of monsoon in the city and is the best season to travel to Delhi
if you love rain. The average minimum temperature ranges from 21-degree Celsius to 25-degree Celsius. Days are humid but evenings are pleasant. You will get to see lush green gardens and parks. Monsoon stays until September with August seemingly the wettest month. Many celeb parties, music concerts, plays, DJ events, and a lot more keeps entertaining the Capital during these months.
Irrespective of the month you are paying a visit to Delhi, the city is sure to charm you with its history, monuments, glittering nightlife and amazingly captivating cultural events.