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Among many legends associated with the Khajuraho Temples, the most fascinating one talks about a child, Chandravarman, born by the union of a mortal and the Moon God. This child, who later became the ruler of the Chandela Dynasty, once had a dream wherein his mother asked him to build temples that would unravel human passion. Thereafter, Chandravarman initiated the construction of the first few temples, and the successive rulers added numerous temples to the fast growing complex.

 

Best Time to Visit Khajuraho

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The ideal time to visit Khajuraho is between the months of July and March, however, depending on what you want to do, here’s a monthly breakup of Khajuraho’s climatic conditions so that you can plan accordingly:

October to February: These months comprise the winter season in Khajuraho and can be considered as the best time for outdoor tourist activities especially the temple tours. The peak winter season starts from January and sometimes the temperature can drop as low as 4 degree Celsius, but you can enjoy the winter sun during afternoon. Also, February is a good time to plan a visit because this is when you can catch the most-awaited dance festival.

March to June: These months constitute the summer season in Khajuraho. While the weather in March is quite pleasant and comfortable for a city tour. April and May can be hot, especially during afternoons when the maximum temperature can go up till 47 degree Celsius. It is advisable to wear light cotton clothes and carry sunscreen to avoid tan.

July to September: The monsoon season in Khajuraho has its own charm when the lush-green area surrounding this small town turns into a real paradise. The humidity is on a high but the evenings are generally pleasant. Because this is considered off-season for tourists, this is a great time to avail discounts on luxury and boutique hotels.