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Best time to visit:
Jul - Mar
Plan your trip during best season to experience the best of this stunning destination
The best season to visit Tamil Nadu is the winter season, between November and February. Being the southernmost state in India, Tamil Nadu experiences tropical climate throughout the year. The state has three distinct weather patterns in a year: winter, summer, and monsoon. During the summer season, the daytime temperature in Tamil Nadu reaches up to 40 degree Celsius. The best time to visit Tamil Nadu depends on several factors such as humidity level, rainfall, local festivals, and current weather conditions.
Tamil Nadu is a popular travel destination in South India. Thousands of travellers visit this state to explore beaches, temples, hill stations, and national parks. Take a look at the season-wise guide below to figure out the ideal time to visit Tamil Nadu for a holiday or honeymoon.
Late February and March is a short spell of spring season in Tamil Nadu. During this shoulder season, the weather in Tamil Nadu is still agreeable for outdoor sightseeing and other activities. When April approaches, the temperature in Tamil Nadu rises in the river plains and coastal areas. The hill stations in Tamil Nadu provide an ideal respite from the scorching heat. The months of April and May during summer in Tamil Nadu are the hottest months with temperatures as high as 40 degrees. It is not advisable to go out in the day without precautions during summer months. Once the sun sets, cool sea breeze provides relief in the coastal areas and hill stations.
Due to its location in the far south, hill stations in Tamil Nadu are not as cool as up in North India. However, summer in Tamil Nadu is the best time to visit hill stations of the Western Ghats such as Ooty and Coonoor. Beaches in Pondicherry, now Puducherry, are also great destinations to visit in Tamil Nadu in summer.
There are two phases for monsoon in Tamil Nadu: Southwest monsoon from June to September and Northwest monsoon from October to December. From economy to tourism, there are a lot of things depend on the monsoon season in Tamil Nadu. The main monsoon season largely passes by Tamil Nadu, but the state receives plenty of rainfall during the latter half of the year due to the northeast monsoon season. From October to early December, the threat of violent cyclones disrupts tourism and causes flood conditions in coastal areas. Hill stations of Tamil Nadu are bathed with fresh green canopy after monsoon season.
The winter season in Tamil Nadu is a popular tourist season. Several local festivals & fairs, traditional celebrations, and ideal temperatures make Tamil Nadu a perfect place to visit in winter. Late November/December through February remains the best time to visit South India for all travellers. Whether you’re looking for a holiday or a honeymoon in Tamil Nadu, the winter season is ideal to spend time with your loved ones. Rainfall in Tamil Nadu is less likely in the winter season.
The temperature in Tamil Nadu is at its lowest in January and celebrations during Pongal, with the lighting of bonfires, make the state a must-visit destination in winter. Hiking in the Western Ghats along the Kerala border, walking in tea estates such as Rajakkad, temple hopping, and beach combing are popular things to do in Tamil Nadu in winter. The Christmas and New Year holidays are very busy and hotel prices in Tamil Nadu are higher during this time. The weather of Tamil Nadu in December is less humid and ideal for sightseeing excursions.
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about 1 month ago
I got in touch with traveltriangle and gosthala when I was planning a 7 day trip of Tamil Nadu starting from Mahabalipuram to Madurai covering 4 coastal cities. When I started having detail discussion with them they made me realize that how far the distances would be and how we can break the journey and cover more cities. They comfortably planned the itenary and setup a 7 city tour in 8 days which was remarkable. The driver who was allocated to us was good, but I wish that he could speak either Hindi or English fluently as it became difficult for us t...
about 1 month ago
Our trip to Tamilnadu through Gosthala went very well. It was all well planned and smooth. Thanks to Harini who has been coordinating the trip and was reachable all along the trip. Driver Sankar was very helpful and he kept the vehicle clean. We had a peaceful darshan and sight seeing. Accommodation was all good except Gopi Nivas Grand hotel in KanyaKumari. It was stinking with cigarette smell and bath rooms were not clean. Apart from this hotel all other hotels were good. We didn't expect Gopi Nivas Grand to be so bad.
2 months ago
great trip due to language problem driver not able to more comfortable with us but he is professional 1st trip with travel trangle with family there was great experience all spot as given by them is completely on time nice post this will going to Amritsar to Dalhousie with travel trangle in Feb 2018 let see what more in thia thank yu
3 months ago
We have great experience with Gosthala's service. It was very good time and we enjoyed a lot. At Kovalam, hotel stay with complimentary breakfast service, restaurant staff should be cooperative and provide proper service. Kovalam hotel location is very good but still hotel management needs more attention for hospitality and service. So travellers can refer more people to stay.
4 months ago
Awesome experience with gosthala even though it's first time. they follow perfect schedule. Agents and services are nice. with in budget. Right choice for a devotional trip.
5 months ago
I'd like to thank Gosthala on behalf of my parents for arranging a wonderful trip, especially Aishwarya, Harini & their driver Sheriff. Every thing was take care off superbly and they had a really good time...Thanks again!
8 months ago
Very gud assistance by yrave agent n cab driver is really very co-operative Travel is awesum thru cab and additional support by driver n agent is really remarkable
9 months ago
It was a very Good trip . Right time to go for Valparai . Services of Travel triangle is commendable . No hiccups anywhere
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