Climate and Best time to visit Khajuraho

cLIMATE & bEST TIME TO VISIT kHAJURAHO

Khajuraho, one of the three UNESCO World Heritage sites Madhya Pradesh hosts is the epicenter of the major tourist circle of India. Millions of tourists, from across the world visit Khajuraho to know more about the eternal philosophy of life, spirituality and the erotic sculptures.

cLIMATIC cONDITIONS

By virtue of its location Khajuraho experiences a typical continental climatic condition. As in all the towns of Bundelkhand, summers are extremely hot with maximum temperature going upto 47° C. The month of May and June are strictly not recommended.

The onset of rains are initiated with the monsoon shower. The dry patched landscaped rejoices and the weather become comfortable.The average rainfall is 50 mm, and of and on downpours are experienced. Although this may not be an ideal season to visit Khajuraho, but should a need be for a calm and relaxed holiday, Khajuraho can be planned.

bEST TIME TO VISIT kHAJURAHO

The ideal time to visit Khajuraho is from September till March. However, the months of October to March is most recommended. The days are cool and sunny with the average temperature roaring around 32° C. The last fortnight of December and the first fortnight of January experiences extreme weather and the temperature can fall down to 2° C in the night.

This is also the best time to explore Khajuraho. The entire day can be spend to visit the monuments and lazing around the lawns. Raneh falls, located close by is full of water and can be visited. February is the month when the famed “Khajuraho Dance Festival” is organized and is recommended to be in one’s bucket list.

Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh is famous for groups of Hindu and Jain temples. These temples are a UNESCO World Heritage Site for their beautiful and erotic rock carvings. Built between 950-1050 AD by the Chandela Dynasty, these temples depict various forms like meditation, spiritual teachings, kinship, wrestling, royalty and most significantly, erotic art. The temples consist of stunning displays of fine sculptures and exceptional architectural skill, making them one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. Based on their geographical location, the temples are categorized into three groups: Eastern, Western and Southern. Beautiful, intricate and expressive, the sculptures of the Khajuraho temples will leave you in awe and wonder.
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