Best Season / Best time to visit Thekkady
Thekkady enjoys moderate climate all through the year. But the best time to visit is from September to March.
Winters (October to February) are the best months to visit Thekkady as the weather is cool, ideal for sightseeing. The temperature remains cool, barely falling below 15°C, and during this time various festivals are also held.
Summers (March to May) are not the best time especially the months of April and May for visits as the temperature can go up to 36°C, making it extremely difficult to come out of the hotel.
Monsoons (June to September) receives heavy rainfall. Since the area experiences unexpected landslides, tourists are advised to avoid visiting during the monsoon months.
March to May is hot but is ideal for spotting animals and exploring wildlife of the place. It is better to avoid visiting in monsoon months as the rains may hinder you from carrying out tourist activities. October to February months are pleasing and soothing which makes it perfect for sightseeing, enjoying lush greenery and spotting migratory birds.