Royalty, history, and flamboyance define the characteristics of Jaipur best. Add to it the colorful streets, buzzing cycle rickshaws and autos, dawdling camels, and motorbikes, and beautiful handicrafts dotting every corner, and you have a few elements of this Capital city of Rajasthan on the platter. Jaipur is a vibrant city to visit almost any time of the year. Barring the humid summer season when the scorching heat gets too hard to bear, it is an era to explore in itself.
The best time to visit Jaipur
is October to March. You get the warmth of moderate sunlight, which is perfect to go out and explore Jaipur tourist places
. The cool breeze accompanying the sunlight makes the weather pleasant during the day. Winter sets in at the beginning of November. It is the peak tourist season to visit Jaipur
. Evenings get colder toward December and January. The minimum temperature drops down to 4-degree Celsius at times. In January, Jaipur holds its prestigious Literary Fest. Many book authors, students, academicians from around the country and even abroad visit the city at this time, so it is advised to book hotels in Jaipur
in advance to avoid last minute hassles.
Winters stay until March. The month of January and February are ideal for tourists to go shopping and indulge in Camel safaris amongst other activities. Many Jaipur tour packages
are available inclusive of sightseeing options for holidayers to pick from. In the month of March, Jaipur hosts its famous Elephant festival which attracts a lot of visitors. It is the best season to travel to Jaipur
Summer in Jaipur comes in April and stay until June. The temperature goes up to 47-degree Celsius during the day making it difficult to step out. Sightseeing can be difficult. Gangaur festival is celebrated in Jaipur in the month of April. There is fair for which people travel to the city during this time. However, it is recommended to carry light cotton clothes, sunscreen lotion, sunglasses, and umbrella while exploring the city. Some famous airlines Indigo, Air Asia, Jet Airways & Spicejet
runs daily flights to Jaipur from top cities of India.
Monsoon greets the royal city of Jaipur from July to September. If you enjoy nature and rains, it is an ideal time to see the pink city in its beautiful colors. Though the rainfall is less in the months of June, August is likely the rainiest month with humid days but cool evenings and nights. It is off-season, and you may get good rates on hotels and activities. It is a perfect season for budget travelers to visit Jaipur. Also, you will get to witness the festival of Teej in full fervor during this time. Bazaars are abuzz with activity, shopkeepers selling bangles, ladies applying henna on their hands, and traditional sweets like Ghevar in different varieties sold at sweet shops. Cultural dance and music performances by local artists also take place.