Best Time to Visit Udaipur

Enveloped by the Aravali Hills and speckled with resplendent water bodies, Udaipur - the City of Lakes is one of India’s favourite leisure destinations. As a part of the desert lands of Rajasthan, the climate and weather of Udaipur are usually hot.

The best time to visit Udaipur is during monsoon or winter. These seasons, accompanied by a pleasant climate, are the ideal time to explore the city. Thanks to its stunning nexus of lakes, the weather at this historic capital of Marwar is much calmer than in the other parts of Rajasthan. But if you are not accustomed to dry and arid climates, it is better that you have an in-depth idea of the seasons that the city experiences!

What is the best time to visit Udaipur?

The winter season, beginning from October and extending up to March is the best time to visit Udaipur. The temperature during winter oscillates between 10°C to 25°C, which is quite pleasant, and therefore ideal for experiencing the city without exhaustion. Monsoon, extending from July to September, is a satisfying relief from the otherwise arid weather conditions of Rajasthan. Even though it is not the best season to visit Udaipur, people accustomed to warmer weather conditions can adjust well and enjoy sightseeing, boating and shopping. It is best to avoid summers in Udaipur. Temperatures rise up to 42 degrees in summer and are not ideal for tourist activities.

Far view of Jal Mahal, a tourist place in Udaipur
Facade of Jal Mahal with river in front, a tourist place in Udaipur

Monsoon in Udaipur (July-September)

Udaipur is one of the most popular monsoon destinations in the country. With its lush greenery in full bloom and brimming lakes, monsoons make Udaipur a visually alluring destination. Monsoons arrive by July and continue through to the end of September. The season witnesses warm days and cooler evenings, with temperatures varying between 25°C to 35°C. Sightseeing of historic spots, boating, shopping, street food tours and organic farm visits are some of the most popular experiences that one can enjoy during monsoons. One can explore the city at ease, especially after sundown. Even though it is one of the best seasons to visit Udaipur, humidity is high during this period, and dust storms are not uncommon.

Winter in Udaipur (October-March)

Winter, prevailing between the months of October and March, is the best weather to visit Udaipur. With temperatures ranging from 10°C to 25°C, Udaipur experiences very low humidity along with fewer chances of dust storms. While lazy strolls in the marketplaces, sightseeing tours and culinary experiences are common during this period, you can also opt for more offbeat experiences like cycling tours, nature walks, ziplining and archery. You can indulge in some of these exhilarating activities at our luxury resort in Udaipur throughout the winter season.

Grass with mountain in the background
Bamboo saa Resort with pool in Udaipur

Udaipur in Summer (April-June)

Being close to the desert, summers in Udaipur are extreme. Summertime in Udaipur continues from April to June, and the temperature during this period varies from 28°C to 40°C. Heatwaves are common during this period, and it is advisable that you remain hydrated and rest in air-conditioned rooms, especially during the daytime.