Where to Visit in Khajuraho & When
Khajuraho in summer - From April till June
While the mornings and evenings are still bearable, scorching days with teamerature soaring to as high as 45°C (113°F) makes it very tough for sightseeing tour of Khajuraho Temples as it involves a lots of walking from one temple to another. These months are best avoided. Only visit this time of the year if you are used to this harsh season. The mean temperature around this time of the year is approximately 35°C (95°F)
Khajuraho in Monsoon - From July till September
Khajuraho is not one of those places which are best visited during monsoon. If you are looking for monsoon destinations in India, see our collection here. The monsoon sets in Khajuraho in late June or early July bringing respite from the harsh sun but the weather remains humid around this time. However, the arrival of rain replenishes the earth and vegetation as the town dons the lush green hues. Around evenings, weather becomes pleasant making it comfortable for sightseeing tour.
If you are looking for deals and discounts on hotels in Khajuraho, this is the time of the year when you should visit Khajuraho. The average temperature during monsoon in Khajuraho remains around 28°C (82.4°F).
Khajuraho in winter - From October till March
This is the peak season for tourist arrivals and tourism in Khajuraho. This time of the year see maximum footfall in terms of foreign tourists and visitors. Much awaited dance festival of Khajuraho is also organized in the winters. This annual festival is observed in the first week of February from the 1st to the 7th. Since this is the peak season, expect tourist rush everywhere.
It is always advisable to book your hotel stay in advance if you are planning to visit Khajuraho during winter season.