Best Season to Visit Jaisalmer

October to March is Best Season to Visit Jaisalmer

Winter season from October to February is the best time to visit Jaisalmer to explore the royal forts, havelis, palaces, museums and temples. The weather remains pleasant and the best time to enjoy the adventure activities in the desert like desert safari, camel ride, etc. This is also the time for the Jaisalmer Desert Festival, a music festival typically held in the 2nd week of February. Monsoon offers pleasant weather to enjoy the golden city. Summers are hot & dry, so this season is completely avoided by tourists.

Peak Season in Jaisalmer

December to February is Peak Season in Jaisalmer

December to February is the peak tourist season in Jaisalmer and attracts a large number of tourists to this region. Hotel prices and activity prices are very high during this season.

Jaisalmer Weather

Minimum Temperature in Jaisalmer

7°C

Maximum Temperature in Jaisalmer

45°C

Present Temperature in Jaisalmer


Winter Season (November - March):

Winter season begins in the month of November and continues till March. Temperatures range from 10C to 30C during the day and drop to 7C at night. Carry heavy woolens while traveling. The desert festival in Jaisalmer is held each year in the month of February. This colorful desert festival is held at the Sam Sand Dunes which is at a distance of 42 kilometers from the city of Jaisalmer. Basant Panchmi is celebrated in the month of February. This festival is meant to worship goddess Saraswati.


Summer Season (April - August):

The summer season begins from the month of April and continues till the month of August with temperature going up to 43C. Make sure to wear light cotton clothes, sunscreen, and drink a lot of water to avoid dehydration. The Ramdevra fair is organized in the village of Ramdevra situated near Jaisalmer. This festival is meant to pay tribute to the famous saint Baba Ramdev. This festival is celebrated in the months of August or September.


Monsoon Season (September - October):

The rainy season is virtually non-existent in Jaisalmer. Situated in the western part of Rajasthan, the Golden City receives short bursts of rain that only increase the humidity and adds to the general stuffiness. Traveling around this time can be slightly unbearable but you will get great rates at hotels. However, most travelers avoid these two months in Jaisalmer. The average rainfall is 209.5mm (8.25 in).


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