The rainy season means emerald-green landscapes and awesome cloud formations.
Big accommodation discounts and protective cloud cover make this a great time to visit the temples.
South Coast can be busy as Western visitors escape for summer holidays while school is out.
(Apr & Oct)
In April and May the mercury hits 40°C and visitors melt.
October and November are an excellent time for exploration as rains taper off while the dusty dry season has yet to begin.
Cooler and windy, with almost Mediterranean temperatures.
Book accommodation in advance during the peak Christmas and New Year period.