The peak season starts from mid October ( coincides with the Mysore Dasara festivities) and well stretch into January. The summer holidays (May) too brings large tourist population to the city.
Otherwise Mysore’s attractions are open for visitors round the year.
This is a modern city by any scale, yet conservative traditions are valued. The citizens are proud of its bygone status as the historic capital. The royal traditions still continues, though as ceremonies and festivals. Mysore Dasara is celebrated each year with great pomp and fanfare.