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Best Time To Visit Tamil nadu

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. The winter season in Tamil Nadu is ideal for sightseeing.

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.

Climate in Tamil nadu

Summer Season in Tamil nadu

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.

Monsoon Season in Tamil nadu

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.

Winter Season in Tamil nadu

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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      Rooms were not clean. Coorg hotel was no where near the market. Cockroaches in the room. We have to wait for more than 3 hours to check in Mysore hotel. Mysore hotel's manager was too arrogant. Service was very slow. We have been told there will no Oyo rooms from the package. But have got Oyo rooms in coorg and mysore. Need to travel for more 4-5 kms to reach to coorg hotel's breakfast restaurant. There was only 1 option given for breakfast in Coorg. I have been told I will get so many options in the breakfast. Nothing I got. Mysore hotel didn't give us breakfast. I ate it outside and Lee vacations paid me for that. Ooty hotel was good but the service was damn slow. We literally have to wait for half an hour to get water bottle. Breakfast was very limited. Only idli and bread. Cab driver was good. He knows each and every thing about the place.
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      Bangalore, 10 hours ago

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      The overall arrangement by Lee Vacations was exceptional excepting the Hotel at Ooty. Initially Bhagravi effort to convince me to book a trip with Lee was unforgeatable. She left no stone unturned to ensure the booking. Than the driver Jitenderji tried his best to ensure the trip ends smoothly & becomes a memorable one for us. Ramya & Murrugun also tried their best ensure we get the best hospitality as pissible. I thank the whe Lee team for their sincere and honest effort to keep us happy, God bless them. The Rameswaram trip particularly to Dhanuskodi & Kalam Memorial was amazing
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      Trip is very good and well planned. Hotel booking was not as expected, Hotels booked were not good espicially in case of food provided. Travel agent provided good support throught out the complete trip. Overall exprience was very good. Thanks.
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      very good experience with travel triangle and agent (chill memories)coordinate well Mysuru & Ooty
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      Hotel stay in Thekkady was good but had issues with check-in timings. Had to pay additional 1000 rupees for early check-in. With respect to cab, cab driver was excellent and could talk in English, Tamil and local language. But they had a specific itinerary to cover which was not communicated to me. For spots I asked they were asking to pay extra Overall trip was ok
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      It was all good but atleast provide the casb driver cum guide who can atleast understand english or hindi.... For better communication..... Rest all is awsome and please provide a better hotel. The traveltriangle is better from other... Hope to get service from them again...
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      Trip was awesome. And cab driver was very much experience and smart . He knows everything about the place. He helped us a lot. For him we had wonderful lunch and dinner. And drives car perfectly. Best memories is the places and sightseeing we have done
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      Hotel stay and cab driver was awesome But pathetic experience with Travel agent..Has not confirmed hotel ..i have done booking on my own
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      It was overall a good experience, Travel traingle is a platform to choose best deals with choise of hotels and cab facilities at one place. Did not face any difficulties from start to end of trip.
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      Trip was good overall and as planned. Vehicle and Driver are very good and is a plesant journey throughout. The hotel rooms at Madurai and Srirangam are very nice but the rooms at Rameshwaram and Kanyakumari are not upto the mark.
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    Temple hopping in Mamallapuram, toy train rides in Ooty, shopping in Tanjore, trekking in Yelagiri, and boating in Kodaikanal are popular things to do in Tamil Nadu.

    The state has 32 districts in Tamil Nadu. Chennai is the most populated district while Viluppuram is the largest by area.

    Compared to the cities in North India, places in South India are much safer for solo travellers and women. Crime rates are lower in Tamil Nadu and the people are usually welcoming.

    Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, Ooty, Coonoor, Kodaikanal, and Yercaud are popular tourist places in Tamil Nadu.

     

    December through February is the ideal time to plan a trip to Tamil Nadu. In the winter season, the temperatures are pleasant for sightseeing.

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