What is the best time to visit Bhimtal?

The weather in this town is quite pleasant throughtout the year. The summers are a blend of cold air and warmth. However, if you want to enjoy Bhimtal to the fullest then March to June and September to December are the best months to plan your trip. The weather is perfect to indulge in some adventurous activities. Winters are cold but doesn't get frigid until December, this is also the time to witness the snow-capped mountains and the pristine lakes of Bhimtal. Monsoons on the other hand makes the entire place covered in lush greenery; however making the landscape less ideal to travel.

Weather in Bhimtal


Upcoming Bhimtal Weather

Monthly Weather in Bhimtal

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 7 16
February 10 20
March 13 23
April 19 29
May 21 31
June 22 31
July 22 29
August 23 29
September 22 28
October 18 26
November 13 22
December 9 18

Bhimtal in Winter (September - February)

Winters in Bhimtal lasts from September to early February, with temperatures ranging from -3 to 15-degree Celcius. The weather during the months of September to December is pleasant with the majestic mountains looking extremely beautiful and the crystal clear water in Bhimtal lake perfect for fishing and paddling. This is also a great time to indulge in trekking. From December to February, Bhimtal experiences frigid weather, with the temperature falling below sub-zero levels. It is highly not recommended to travel during this time of the year, as the lake freezes and other activities are closed.
Bhimtal Lake from Ghorakhal
Bhimtal Lake from Ghorakhal

Bhimtal in Summer (March - June)

The summer season is ideally the best time of the year to take a trip to Bhimtal because of its pleasant weather. The temperature during this time varies from 10 degree to 27 degree celcius with bright blue sky over variegated hills; a mesmerising sight to behold. Summer awaits the adventure soul in you with a plethora of activities to indulge in like kayaking, boating, cycling and paragliding. The Bhimtal lake looks remarkably serene adding up to it's beauty. Fishing is also another leisure activity thoroughly enjoyed by people who visit. To sum up, get the best out of Bhimtal in Summers.
Bhimtal Lake
Bhimtal Lake

Bhimtal in Monsoon (July - August)

Monsoon season in Bhimtal begins from July to mid-September, when the entire hill town experiences rainfall in abundance. The weather during this time of the year is pleasant and windy with intermittent showers. This is also the blooming season in Bhimtal as the hill has evergreen shrubs with variegated foliage and the Bhimtal lake looks mesmerising with the rainfall. Although this isn't a good time for sightseeing, it is the best time for honeymooners or couples looking to rekindle their romance. Make sure to carry warm clothes and rain gears if you plan on visiting Bhimtal during Monsoons.

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