What is the best time to visit Ajmer?

October to March which comprises the Monsoons and Winter season is the best time to visit Ajmer. The weather is pleasant unlike the scorching heat of summer during April and June. Hence, Summer is a big no unless you're planning to visit during the Ur months, plan your visit in May. The city is lush green and refreshing during Monsoons with picturesque surroundings. Most festivals, both religious and cultural takes place during October and November with the beautiful weather as a cherry on top, making it an ideal time to visit Ajmer.

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Ajmer in Winter (October- March)

October-March specifically November, is the best time to visit Ajmer. You can cover all the major attractions of the city without having to worry about the rising temperature and heat. The weather remains cold and pleasant during this time. Winters offer scenic beauties as well as many prestigious festivals and events.

The International Sufi Festival is held usually in October with Sufi music being the highlight of the festival. There are other performances by Muslim monks and eminent people from the realms of art, music, fashion and poetry. You cannot miss out on this festival, because it is an experience for a lifetime. Besides, Id-ul-Fitr falls mostly in these months, and the whole of Ajmer celebrates it with great enthusiasm. Visiting the Dargah of Moinuddin Chisti is a must-do on this day. Just like Eid, Diwali and Holi are celebrated with equal interest in Ajmer. All communities celebrate these festivals. Since Ajmer is also the gateway to the holy town of Pushkar, you get to witness pilgrims swamping in enormous numbers for the Annual Camel Fair at Pushkar.
Qawalli, Winter Evening, Ajmer

Ajmer in Monsoon (July-September)

If you are a budget traveller, you can cover Ajmer and Pushkar from July to September. The monsoon season is a relief from the scorching heat of the summer with moderate rains and lush greenery. If you want to avoid crowds, visiting Ajmer at this time is a good idea. The surrounding mountains look mesmerising with lush greenery as the rains turn the city into a beautiful landscape. Overall this is an excellent time for an off-season visit.
Ajmer, Monsoon afternoon

Ajmer in Summer (April-June)

Summers in Ajmer from April to June is not a suitable time for visiting because the temperatures soar up to 48 degrees. It is scorching and gets unbearable leaving one dehydrated. Although there isn't a rush, May sees a lot of tourists visiting Ajmer for the annual Urs of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. The festival is adorned with Sufi music and a peaceful vibe. However, if you plan on visiting Ajmer in Summers then keep yourself hydrated.
Ajmer, Sunset, Summer season

Events in Ajmer

Urs Fair, Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti

2nd March 2019 to 17th March 2019

The famous Ajmer Sharif shrine in Rajasthan witnesses an annual Urs celebration on the death anniversary of the Sufi saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, popularly known as Khwaja Gharib Nawaz, the founde (Read More)r of Chishti Sufi order in the Indian Subcontinent. Thousands of devotees having backgrounds in all castes and religions, from India and abroad, visit the shrine of Moinuddin Chishti to pay homage to the saint during the Urs festival.

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