Best Time to Visit Vrindavan - Vrindavan is set an average altitude of 170m above sea level and experiences moderate climate throughout the year. From the months of April to June the city experiences summer with temperatures ranging from 28°C to about 40°C. It’s best to avoid visiting the city at this time, as it can be difficult do anything in the heat. During the months of July to September, the monsoons visit the city, leaving it covered in a fresh carpet of green. It is during these months (August or September) that the city celebrates Janmashtami or the birth of Lord Krishna. Normally, a number of devotees visit the city at this time and you’re sure to find a number of good hotels in Vrindavan at this time. Even though the monsoon is a lovely time to visit the city, the best time to explore Vrindavan is from the months of October to March. The temperatures range from a cool 9°C to a pleasant 21°C at this time and you’ll be able to experience Holi like nowhere else here.
For those planning to visit this holy city, there are a number of suitable hotels in Vrindavan that offer comfortable accommodation along with great amenities and services. There’s kind of hotel available to suit the changing needs of different travellers. One can find anything from the most basic budget hotels to more expensive luxury hotels. For accommodation on a budget, travellers can choose from a host of 2-star, 3-star and budget hotels in Vrindavan. Hotels like Treebo offer clean and comfortable rooms with excellent room and laundry services, among other amenities for budget travellers. If you’re looking to book hotels in Vrindavan, take a look at the list of Treebo hotels in the city. Treebo is currently available on Awadh Govind Vihar Ramanreti Road.
Best Places to Stay in Vrindavan - If you’re on the lookout for the best places to stay in Vrindavan, you might feel overwhelmed with the number of options available. Before you so book a stay in any hotels in Vrindavan, it is important to evaluate which locality would best suit your purpose of travel. To stay close to some of the most popular attractions in Vrindavan, choose hotels in Awadh Govind Vihar Ramanreti Road. This locality is located in the heart of the city and is surrounded by major transit points, temples, restaurants, hospitals, and stores. This locality is also ideal for those looking for hotels near Vrindavan Railway Station and hotels near Vrindavan Bus Stand.
Events in Vrindavan - Vrindavan like its twin city boasts a unique culture called Barj. This culture is centred around the life on stories of Lord Krishna. The best time to witness this colourful culture in all its splendor is during one of the many vibrant festivities in Vrindavan. One of the biggest celebrations in Vrindavan is Krishna Janmashtami, which is celebrated July or August. This is a 10-day extravaganza to celebrate the birth of Krishna with live plays (Raas Leela) being put up around the city recounting the life of Krishna and the love he had for Radha, bhajans being sung, and prayers all over the city. Dahi Handi is a huge event that takes place at this time where teams of young men create human pyramids to break a pot of butter that is hung high up on the streets. If you want to catch this event, make sure you complete your Vrindavan hotel booking in advance, since hotels tend to sell out quickly at these times. Another popular festival celebrated here is Holi, either in February or March. 10 days after the festival of colour is celebrated the Brahmotsavam Festival is held, which attracts hundreds of thousands of devotees from around the country. Other popular festivals in the city are Guru Purnima, Jhulan Yatra, Bhai Duj, Goverdhan Puja, Basant Panchami, and Radha Ashtami.
Experiences in Vrindavan - Considering that there are so many temples, it should come as no surprise that temple hopping is one of the most popular things to do in Vrindavan. Entry to the temples is free, but it helps to carry around some extra change for the shoe handlers. A few of the most popular temples are Govind Dev Mandir, Jai Gurudev Temple, Kesi Ghat, Seva Gunj, Radhavallabh Mandir, Radharaman Mandir, Krishna Balaram Mandir, and Rangji Mandir. You can always look for accommodation in Vrindavan located close to these important places of worship. You can always attend the Sandhya Aarti at the ISKCON Krishna Balaram Temple from 7:00 PM onwards during summer and 6:30 AM in winter. When it comes to food, head to the Govindas Restaurant on the premises of the Krishna-Balaram Mandir. Here you can enjoy tasty vegetarian food in a variety of cuisines. Make sure you also try Jal Jeera and Lassi, both of which happen to be specialities here. You can also try the food from restaurants in Vrindavan Hotels if you are not sure what to try. You can also pick up a number of tasty sweets from Vrindavan, including Pedas, a Mathura specialty.
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