Know the Best Time of Year to Visit Puri

Recognized as one of the Char Dhams, Puri is a prominent pilgrimage site in Odisha. The city is flocked by thousands of travelers across the globe especially during the festival of “Rath Yatra” which falls in June or July. Located on the costal Odisha, the city of Puri experience hot & humid climate more than any other weather condition! It’s only during winter the temperatures are down, so you can easily meander around the city, relishing the sun and sand without getting exhausted of the scorching heat.

To make your outing to Puri a comfortable one, we’ve compiled a weather chart of the city below:

Summer (March-May):

Summers aren’t the best time of the year to visit Puri as the season tends to remain pretty hot and humid. Temperatures range between 19-45 degree Celsius makes it really tough for tourists to explore the attractions.

Though in summer, it gets really tough to explore different attractions of the city, but it’s quite comforting to spend time on the beach. The cool water of the beach brings great comfort especially during the evening hours.

Monsoon (June-September):

Puri in monsoon experiences heavy rainfall & thunderstorms throughout. Though monsoon isn’t considered to be the most ideal to check out Puri’s beaches considering to the various mishaps that occur every year, the city still greets thousands of tourists & devotees for the world-famous Rath Yatra.

Winter (October-February):

This phase of year is perhaps the best time visit Puri as the climate remains cool, pleasant and soothing throughout. From October to February Puri tourism also touches its peak hosting the maximum number of tourists. It’s also the perfect time of year to explore & enjoy different beaches of Puri including the Baliharachandi Beach, the Baleshwar Beach, and the Swargadwar Beach. In November you can also witness the famous beach festival which has something for all ages, from fashion shows to folk performances, from rock concerts to beach parties.

How to reach Puri?

Puri is well connected via road & railway. Bhubaneswar to Puri Taxi services are also readily available on request. No matter how to reach Puri, it is quite certain that you will enjoy your time here. However, it’s important that you choose the right season to make the most of your trip. Also, make sure you get your hotel booking done in advance because Puri remains jam-packed with tourists throughout the year. Wishing you a safe and fun Puri outing!