What is the best time to visit Bhimtal?

The weather in this town is pleasant throughout the year.
If you want to enjoy Bhimtal at its best, March - June and September - December are the best months to plan your trip. The weather is perfect for adventurous activities. The summers are a blend of cold air and warmth. Winters are cold but gets frigid December onwards - a time to witness the snow-capped mountains and the pristine lakes of Bhimtal. Monsoons, on the other hand, covers the entire place in lush greenery. However, it makes the landscape less ideal to travel.

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Monthly Weather in Bhimtal

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 13°/ 5° 13 days
February 17°/ 6° 6 days
March 20°/ 9° 10 days
April 25°/ 14° 7 days
May 31°/ 18° 3 days
June 31°/ 20° 10 days
July 25°/ 19° 28 days
August 24°/ 19° 28 days
September 23°/ 17° 28 days
October 23°/ 14° 4 days
November 22°/ 12° 1 days
December 16°/ 6° 2 days

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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 recommended to avoid travel during this time of year, as the lake freezes and 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 skies covering variegated hills. A mesmerising sight to behold, summer awaits the beauty-seeking, adventure soul in you. A plethora of activities to like kayaking, boating, cycling and paragliding are available. Bhimtal lake looks remarkably serene during summer. Fishing is another leisure activity thoroughly enjoyed by people who visit. 

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 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. 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 gear if you plan on visiting Bhimtal during Monsoons. Be prepared for road-blocks and landslides. 


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Bhimtal, Uttarakhand
Bhimtal Lake
Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple
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