The best time to visit Uttar Pradesh, the winter season is the most pleasant time in the state. The cold climate is ideal for the day sightseeing tours. The days are pleasant with plenty of sunlight, whereas the nights can get chilly. Starting in the month of October, the winter lasts until early March. During this period, the temperature ranges between 10°C to 25°C, with some parts experiencing temperature as low as 3°C. During this season, the Western Uttar Pradesh experiences colder climate as compared to Eastern Uttar Pradesh. Even though, the temperature dips during the winter season, it is still the best time to visit Uttar Pradesh.
There are several winter getaways like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri that you can explore during this season. Apart from them, there are other popular destinations like Varanasi, Lucknow, Jhansi, Mathura, and Prayagraj that can be visited during the winter season. Also, the popular festival of Holi is celebrated in March - Gokul and Nandgaon are some of the best places to visit during this time. You also get to experience the festival of Diwali in Lord Ram’s hometown Ayodhya, during the winter season. From tourist attractions to popular festivals, winter season in Uttar Pradesh opens a whole new window of opportunity for visitors during the winter season.