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best time to visit

We are planning to go to India next year, flying in to Delhi. It will probably be around end March. We don't like awfully hot weather (not being used to it in Scotland!) but haven't spoken to anyone who has been at that time of year.Would welcme advice!

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1. Re: best time to visit

Try to make it early of March. Because, the weather gets hot day by day after third week of March. Although, that depends which part of India you are planning for. However, overall Indian climate will be soothing in March.

Edited: 18 April 2011, 15:35
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If you can make it in February or first week of March i think you will enjoy it. Temp. around 15-25 degree centigrade in day time in northern plains of India.

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Hello bluebell5031

We usually go Feb - March

What was it that you specifically wished to see or do on your tour ?

March is great for beaches but there are'nt many of those in Delhi.

Temples, Taj Mahal, and tigers are all very accessible from Delhi.

What timescale are you allowing yourselves for your stay, are you going elsewhere after Delhi for example to the south?

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Thanks for comments. We will only have 2 weeks in India. Main places to visit will be Agra and Jaipur. Don't know what best mode of travel would be-hiring a car +driver might be a possibility but have no idea of the cost. Trains are another possibility. We want to start and finish in Delhi, definitely not a beach holiday! Have heard beautiful scenery north of Delhi but haven't done homework on that yet. We enjoy sightseeing, doing the touristy things but in our own way. We love beautiful scenery, interesting buildings, different cultures- I'm sure India will wow us but I feel a bit daunted at planning this from a position of ignorance! Basically deciding when to go would be a start as we need to book the time off from work. Do you think first couple of weeks in March would be ok?

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Thanks for comments.

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I too would recommend you visiting by Feb end or in first week of March. As already told, it gets hotter towards the end of March.

Two week time is good enough and you can visit much more than Agra and Jaipur.

Consider this:

Delhi>Jaisalmer>Jodhpur>Udaipur>Jaipur>Agra>Varanasi>Delhi

If you limit yourself to Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan, it can be comfortably done by car.

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A day visit to Agra for the Taj Mahal is plenty, just be sure that day is not a friday

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If you wish to see some Tigers and visit to the Taj Mahal which is very good trip I might add . You will do yourself a favour to read the reviews the first link is to I think a very good review maybe the best of all but there are also many more. Very soon you will see a pattern emerge as to the best way to go. Please treat this as word of mouth recommendation not like spam

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Oh for sure le gal louise

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Edited: 21 April 2011, 18:59
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