Best Season to Visit Mysore

October to February is Best Season to Visit Mysore

Mysore can be visited at any time, it has pleasant weather throughout the year. However, Winter from October to March is the best season to visit Mysore. This is also time to explore the beautiful hill stations and waterfalls near Mysore. Winter is the perfect time to enjoy adventure activities such as trekking, camping, and skydiving. This is also the best time to participate in the month long Dussera celebrations, with its colorful processions, fireworks and the beautifully lighted palace, gives an enchanting look to the city.

Peak Season in Mysore

October & December to January & May to June is Peak Season in Mysore

October (Dussehra), New Year and Winter are the peak seasons in Mysore. Dussehra is the busiest season in Mysore, most of the tourists are planning to visit Mysore in Dussehra time and the region attracts a large number of tourists during this time. New Year holiday season also attracts a large number of od travelers and hotels are usually expensive during this season. Winter is the busiest season in Mysore and several tourists prefer visiting Mysore along with Coorg or Ooty.

Mysore Weather

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Winter Season :

Winter is one of the most pleasant and best season to visit Mysore as the city witness the most famous Dasara Festival in September or October every year. The temperature can go as low as 17°C in winters. Placed in the foothills of Chamundi Hills, Mysore is noted for its heritage structures and palaces, including the Mysore Palace, and for the festivities that take place during the Dasara festival when the city receives many tourists and hotels are usually expensive during this season. Besides, Mysore Zoo, Brindavan Gardens, Railway Museum, St. Philomena's Cathedral, Lalith Mahal Palace, Jagan Mohan Palace, etc, are some of the top and must visit places in Mysore.

Summer Season :

During the summer season, Mysore experiences a moderately hot climate which is usually around 35°C. Since, it is one of the popular tourist places in South India, People also visit the city during Summer vacation and it is also one of the busiest season in Mysore. Hotels are also usually expensive during summer and advance booking is suggested to plan a hassle free summer vacation in Mysore. If you do not mind the crowd, summer is also a good season to visit Mysore. Besides, one can also visit Bandipur and Nagarhole National Park to witness several animals. Also, donít forget to purchase the popular Mysuru Silk, known for its exceptional quality and also some traditional spices and incense stalls to hold some wonderful memories of the city with a homely vibe.

Monsoon Season :

Monsoon season can witness heavy rains in Mysore region in the month of June till September. Though Mysore and surrounding places can still be visited during monsoon, heavy rains can block the roads to several tourist places. Also, the safari in Bandipur and Nagarhole is usually cancelled during rains and not suggested to try during this time. So, Monsoon is not an ideal time to visit Mysore.

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