What is the best time to visit Chail?

Chail can be visited throughout the year, however, summers from April to June are considered as the best time to visit Chail. The summers in Chail are enjoyable and windy with an extremely pleasant weather. The average temperature is around 20 degrees. This makes it a great retreat to not only get away from the hustle bustle of the city but also to beat the heat. The winters are cold and chilly with the minimum temperature falling to 1 to 2 degrees. During this period the whole place looks magical enveloped in pristine white snow. Snowfalls in Chail during the winter season is a common occurrence, and you can witness that too. For the snow lovers, Chail would be a paradise in the months of December, January and February. Monsoon season in Chail is pleasing with little rainfall occurring. The whole place goes under regeneration, and the entire place looks beautiful with shining lush green trees and blooming colourful flowers. But in the monsoon season, Chail is prone to a number of landslides and hence this period is avoided by a lot of travellers while planning their trip.

Weather in Chail


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Monthly Weather in Chail

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 5 18
February 9 24
March 11 28
April 18 35
May 18 36
June 22 37
July 23 32
August 20 30
September 21 32
October 12 29
November 7 26
December 4 21

Chail in Summers (April- June)

The summer season is the ideal time of the year to take a trip to Chail. As the temperature varies between 15°C to 24°C, the weather during this time of the year is pleasing and breezy. This is the perfect place to enjoy your vacation and beat the scorching heat of Indian summers. The clear blue sky juxtaposed with lofty Himalayan Range and lush greenery all around makes this place look extremely beautiful during this time of the year. There are a plethora of activities to satiate your adventurous soul during the summer season like rock climbing, rafting rappelling, camping and zip line. The best amongst them is paragliding which will give you a bird's eye view of the whole place. The pleasant weather is also ideal to take lazy strolls around Chail and explore the various religious places and palace that are situated here.
The palace at Chail near Shimla
The Palace at Chail near Shimla

Summer season in Chail is also the perfect time to visit the Chail Sanctuary and spot a myriad variety of animals and colourful birds. Get lost in the verdant sanctuary replete with diverse variety of flora and fauna and spend some time with nature. Summer is also the best time when you can roam in the quaint markets and pick up small souvenirs to carry back home. This season is perfect to enjoy Chail at its best.

Chail in Winter (October- March)

Winters in Chail begins from October and continues till March. The temperature begins to fall below 10 degrees making the winter season freezing in Chail. During this period the whole place is covered in thick white snow. The place looks stunning and pristine with a beautiful view of the lofty mountain ranges afar. This is apparently not an ideal time to visit Chail because of its intense and harsh cold that will numb your body. However, if you are an adventure freak then visiting Chail during this time could be an unforgettable experience. You are bound to be struck by it's magical beauty. The thick snow-clad terrain is ideal for indulging in a snow fight or ski. If you wish to trek, then make sure you cover yourself with layers of woollen clothes, gloves, caps and sturdy shoes to keep yourself warm and safe. 

Chail in Monsoon (July-September)

Monsoon season in Chail begins from the month of July and continues till September. The temperature during this period varies between 13°C to 27°C. Although, Chail does not receive a high amount of rainfall, there are chances of landslides in the area. Being at such a great height surrounded by majestic mountain ranges, the whole place gets slippery. Hence, it's most commonly avoided by tourists. This time of the year is only for staying in and relaxing if you plan to visit Chail.
Sadhupul Bridge Chail

Sadhupul Bridge Chail

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