What is the best time to visit Khajuraho?

the best time to visit Khajuraho is from October to February during the winter season. Winters bring delightful weather ideal for sightseeing. One can close explore the intricate carvings on the edifice and also walk into the museums to be amazed by the fascinating artefacts kept on display. Monsoons and summers aren't an ideal time to visit as the humidity, and scorching heat might dampen your plans.

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Monthly Weather in Khajuraho

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 22°/ 10° 5 days
February 28°/ 12° 1 days
March 31°/ 18° 1 days
April 37°/ 22° 2 days
May 42°/ 27° 0 days
June 41°/ 29° 13 days
July 34°/ 26° 21 days
August 31°/ 24° 26 days
September 29°/ 23° 28 days
October 31°/ 21° 4 days
November 31°/ 17° 0 days
December 23°/ 10° 3 days

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Khajuraho in Winter (October - March)

This is an ideal season for a visit to Khajuraho, with pleasant climate and cool ambience waiting for your arrival. Although the temperature might drop down to 4 degrees Celcius, the winter sun is warm. The mist that surrounds the temples makes the erotic and intricate carvings look even more magical and spellbinding. The breezy evening weather is perfect to enjoy the magnificent light and sound show that is held in Khajuraho. Visit in February to witness the famous Khajuraho Dance Festival that's celebrated every year with great pomp and zeal.
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Khajuraho in Monsoon (July - September)

Khajuraho experiences monsoon season between July and September. The cold showers surely help in bringing down the high temperature of the summer season and makes the whole place looks lush green. But the weather remains humid which makes it not an ideal time to take a trip to Khajuraho. Adventure activities are mostly shut down during monsoons hence trekking or taking a leisure stroll will be a tedious task.
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Khajuraho in Summer (April - June)

Summer season in Khajuraho begins from April and continues till June. Khajuraho experiences sweltering summer season, so much so that the temperature goes as high as 47°C. This isn't an ideal time for sightseeing as the heat gets unbearable that leaves anyone dehydrated. It is better to avoid a trip to Khajuraho in summers and await for the winters to arrive.
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Events in Khajuraho

Khajuraho Dance Festival

20th February - 26th February 2019

The Khajuraho Dance Festival is an annual dance festival that celebrates the art of dance and the cultures behind the various dance forms. The festival is held at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kha (Read More)juraho for seven days during which essential faces in the world of traditional Indian dance forms come forth and honour the platform that allows them to express themselves. The magnificent Khajuraho Temples are lit up, and beautiful classical dances are performed against this backdrop. From Kuchipudi to Bharatnatyam, From Kathakali to Odissi, dancers from all over the world will enthral you with their performances. In 2019, the Khajuraho Dance Festival will be held from 20th February- 26th February 2019.

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Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Dulhadev Temple - The Temple Has a Stunning Sculpture of Shiva and Parvati
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Statue of Lion in Lakshmana Temple, Khajuraho

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