You try to plan your way to go visit Jodhpur and suddenly you ask yourself…
“Is it best time to visit Jodhpur for me?”
It happens before every trip with everyone, so no need to worry 🙂
Yes, you should know the answer.
You can visit Jodhpur anytime, whenever you want to, but there is a time which is best to visit Jodhpur.
As you probably know Jodhpur is called Sun City, so if weather is too sunny your trip will be difficult to enjoy these 25 places to visit in Jodhpur.
So you are probably wondering “What is the best time to visit Jodhpur?”
So let me answer this question for you.
“Generally October to February is the best time to visit Jodhpur.”
But there are many famous festivals in Jodhpur that might not occur in this period.
So, depending on what you want to do, here’s a monthly breakup of Jodhpur’s climatic conditions so that you can plan when to visit Jodhpur accordingly.
1. October to February:
October marks the onset of peak season in Jodhpur with weather turning pleasant.
The winter season begins in the month of November and continues till February. During this season, sometimes the temperature can go as low as 10 degree Celsius but does not rise beyond 24 degree Celsius.
This is a perfect time for honeymooners to soak into the spirit of the city, enjoy sightseeing during daytime and go for desert activities.
If you are planning to visit in the month of November, make sure you check the calendar for the Diwali Festival dates to watch the colorful crackers in the sky.
If you are planning to visit in the month of January, make sure you check the calendar for the Desert Kite Festival (Makar Sakranti) dates to watch the colorful splendor in the sky.
2. March to June:
These months constitute the summer season in Jodhpur.
The weather in March is relatively better when compared to other months as evenings are pleasant and one can consider to holiday during this month.
If you are planning to visit Jodhpur in the month of March, make sure you check the calendar for the Holi-Festival dates to watch the colorful festival in the Jodhpur.
April onwards, summer enters the city and sometimes it can go as high as 42 degree Celsius. It is advisable to carry a sunscreen when going for sightseeing during the day and wear cotton clothes.
3. July to September:
Jodhpur gets rainfall during these months. The daytime temperature does come down but the humidity level in the air rises.
If you are planning to visit Jodhpur in these months, make sure you check the calendar for the Rakhi-Festival dates to watch the vivid festival in the Jodhpur.
This is the off-season in Jodhpur and many hoteliers offer attractive accommodation deals during this time.
Budget travelers can make the most of this season. Also, the temperature is not that high when compared to the summer season.
Here is what to do next…
By now, I think you already know the answer to “What is best time to visit Jodhpur?”.
If not yet, here are my suggestions:
First make it clear why do want to visit Jodhpur, what is driving you to visit. Is it honeymoon, history, architectural beauty, Festivals or the experience of Jodhpur?
Then go through this article again and make it clear, what time suits for your requirements.
4 thoughts on “3 Best Time to Visit Jodhpur”
loved the article. I wanted to ask you some good reasons that I can have to visit Jodhpur in may and june. Is there anything special that happens in this time of the year? Please reply at the earliest.
Thanks for your kind words. In May and June the temperature in Jodhpur is so high that you won’t be pleased here. Due to summer holidays there will be crowd around all the places to visit in Jodhpur. You can still visit in May and June and enjoy swimming pools here 😉
Let me know if you need any assistance.
Hi Pankal, can you tell me what are the dates for Marwar festival in october. It says 4 & 5 oct on rajsthan tourism website . Are these dates correct?
Hi Smriti, it is 15 and 16 Oct 2017.