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Best Time To Visit Maharashtra

Plan your trip during best season to experience the best of this stunning destination

The best time to visit Maharashtra is from the months of October to February. These months experience a typically hot and dry weather in most parts of Maharashtra but the eastern portion of the state might experience showers. Temperatures during the winter season varies between 12 degree Celsius to 25 degree Celsius. The pleasant weather makes it the best time to see all the famous attractions in Maharashtra. This is also a great time for snorkeling in Tarkarli. The months from March to May see a sharp rise in temperature making it difficult to enjoy sightseeing. Rainy season in Maharashtra begins from the month of June and continues till September. July witnesses the highest rainfall. It is not a good time to visit the hill stations of Maharashtra as most of the hotels are closed during this period. The weather of Maharashtra remains wet for most of the year and the lush-green valleys in the hill stations here are quite pleasing to the eyes.

March - May (26 °C - 36 °C) 

March sees the start of the summer season in Maharashtra, and continues till the month of May. During these months, the highest temperature is recorded at 42 degrees Celsius. Although this is not the best time to visit Maharashtra or its cities such as Nasik, Mumbai or Pune, you can still visit some of the popular hill stations such as Mahabaleshwar, Malshej Ghat and Bhandardara.

June - September (23 °C - 29 °C)

Monsoon in Maharashtra begins in the month of June and continues till September. These months see heavy downpours especially during the months of July and August. This is not a good time for outdoor activities or sightseeing in Maharashtra. However, if you wish to enjoy a green landscape from hill stations like Lonavala and Mahabaleshwar, you may plan a visit during monsoon. 

October - February (16 °C - 21 °C)

The months from October to February experience the winter season in Maharashtra. Out of all the months, the period between October-February is the best time to visit Maharashtra or take a trip to the hill stations here. Winters are comparatively mild and the temperature hovers between 12 to 25 degrees Celsius.

Climate in Maharashtra

Summer Season in Maharashtra

The summer season in this state of India starts from March and stays till the month of May. Maharashtra temperature staying between the range of 22°C to 39°C. Even though you’ll experience the scorching heat during this time of the year but there are chances of thunderstorms that seem to occur quite frequently. If you’re traveling to the state of Maharashtra in the summers, then it is suggested that you visit the towns like Shrivardhan, Ganapatipule, Velas, Diveagar, Kihim, and Vengurla for an ultimate beachy summer vacation!

Monsoon Season in Maharashtra

Since the state of Maharashtra is renowned for the breathtaking monsoons, planning your vacation here during the months of July to August can be a great idea. The rainfall in Maharashtra varies according to the different regions but the climate remains pleasant all over the state. The coastal belt of Maharashtra receives the heaviest rains (200 cm), while the central part receives comparatively low rainfall (50 cm). The climate of Maharashtra is majorly that of tropical monsoons and holidaying in the state during this time is considered amazing, as the weather simply beats the heat. Some of the major festivals that take place during the monsoon season in Maharashtra are Ganesh Chaturthi and Janmashtami. Several tourists love to be a part of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations during this time. If you’re a pluviophile, then you will love to explore places like Bhandardara, Malshej Ghat, Matheran, Bhimashankar, Lonavala, Thoseghar Falls, and Kolad

Winter Season in Maharashtra

Winters in the Indian state of Maharashtra begin in November and end in the month of February. The sky is clear and you will always experience a pleasant, gentle breeze. The weather remains quite cool and dry and temperature remains in the scale of 12°C to 34°C. You might as well consider the winter months as the best season to visit Maharashtra because the various hill stations like Panchgani, Chikaldhara, and Malshej Ghat will make your trip all the more happening and mesmerising.

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    Shri's 3 days trip to Maharashtra

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    Manish's 4 days trip to Maharashtra

    Overall experience was good, only thing which we didn't like was AC, which was not working properly when we depart from Mahabaleshwar for Mumbai

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    Mehulnadar's 3 days trip to Maharashtra

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    Mumbra

    Richa's 3 days trip to Maharashtra

    We chose Your Hotel Stay for our Mahabaleswar-Panchgani trip. Our trip began from Saturday morning. On Saturday we went around various places in Mahabaleswar. The elephant head point and the Shiv temple is something I would love to recommend. Just a walk away from Shiv temple is an archeological site which should not be missed. On this site there is a Shiv ling belong which Krishna river is flowing. The next day we went to Wai and this was recommended by driver. I will recommend this place. It is an unexplored tourist destination. The place is very cheap for boat rides and water sports. One must visit Dhom Dam for the nature's beauty and water sports. Wai also has a Ganesh temple. On the same day we went to Panchgani which has various points. I will suggest Table Top point where one can go and checkout tiger caves. Thanks to the driver's suggestion we got to see the beautiful town named Wai. People who are planning Mahabaleswar-Panchgani trip should also include Wai in the list. Our stay arrangements were made at West Hill hotel. The hotel is neat and clean. Hotel staff is courteous and polite. Only problem is that there is no lift and the restaurant is at 3rd floor. On weekends they play live music. The singer is really good. However I will suggest that the singer should interact more with audience and if requests are given then he should sing them sportingly A visit to Wai

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    There are 10 popular foods in the state of Maharashtra that are loved by locals as well as tourists are Vada Pav, Misal Pav, Sabudana Khichdi, Rassa, Aamti, Bharli Vangi, Poha, Pithla Bhakri, Shrikhand, Puran Poli.

    Yes, it is one of the safest cities in the country for the females who want to travel alone. However, it is the traveler’s responsibility to keep some safety measures in mind and stay cautious, especially when out in the night.

    There are a total of 11 metro stations in the city. Considering the perpetual traffic jams and heavy population of the city, using the metro to commute is highly suggested.

    The time period between December and February is considered the best for traveling to the religious town of Shirdi, Maharashtra. During this time, the town experiences a pleasant weather and sightseeing becomes all the more interesting.

    5 rivers are there in Pune, namely Dev, Pawana, Ram, Mutha, and Mula. the river Mutha has 2 tributaries - Moshi and Ambi.

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