Best Time to Visit: November to February
Madhya Pradesh acclaims itself as one of the most frequented tourist
destinations in India. From exotic wildlife reserves to historical
monuments, Madhya Pradesh harbors all. Some of the most revered shrines
of the country are also located in its lap. The spiritual grandeur of
the state unfolds in the form of many temples, mosques and monasteries.
Thus, it acts as bedrock of religious visits that traverses the
boundaries of all religions. The knowledge about peak season for Madhya
Pradesh travel is crucial, as it will help you to enjoy everything that
the place has to offer.
In general, the state has a monsoonal type of climate. From June to
october, it is monsoon and Madhya Pradesh experiences frequent spells of
rain, averaging to 60 inches or more. However, rainfall may drop to 40
inches or less than 40 inches, to the west of the state. Chambal River
Valley, to the north, has lower amount of rainfall, generally less than
30 inches. The months of March, April and May comprise of summers and
the place experiences extreme climatic conditions during this period.
The temperature remains more than 29oc in almost all the
places and even exceeds 40oC in certain areas.
Though the summers whip the state mercilessly, the season remains best
time to visit the various wildlife sanctuaries and parks and catch
glimpses of tigers. You may settle on the summer months for a visit, if
you believe you can bear the atrocities of the season. Nevertheless, the
ideal time to visit Madhya Pradesh is during the relatively cool winter
months i.e. from November to February. By this time, the summer heat is
long gone and the sweeping monsoon downpour cloaks the place in fresh
verdure. The various water bodies also swell with renewed spirit. This
is the time when the state promises a fun-filled holiday.