What is the best time to visit Girnar?

Famous for its temple and altitude, Girnar is the tallest peak in Gujarat with an elevation of 3600 ft above sea level. The sheer height of the place and the fact that it is located in Gujarat makes Winters (September - March) the best season to visit the temples in Girnar. These curious temples have been a point of fascination for many who visit here as well as a frequent spot for pilgrims who are looking to attain some salvation among the high mountains.

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Monthly Weather in Girnar

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 15 28
February 18 32
March 21 35
April 25 37
May 27 39
June 28 37
July 27 31
August 26 30
September 25 32
October 24 33
November 19 33
December 17 31

Girnar in Winter (October - March)

The Winter months from October to February makes it an ideal season to visit Girnar. It's the perfect weather for tourists and locals to trek up to the temples and witness their beauty up close. The pleasant temperature which lies somewhere between 20 degree Celsius to 28 degree Celsius is what makes the winter season a perfect time to trek up the numerous steps of temples as the cool weather offers some salvation from the strain of the trek.
Junagadh, GIrnar
Junagadh, GIrnar
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Girnar in Monsoon (June to September)

The months of June to September make up the monsoon season for Girnar. These months are accompanied with an average amount of rainfall and an occasional thunderstorm that hits the town. Many tourists avoid the monsoon season for travelling to Girnar as the rain makes the route extremely risky. This is because there is a high risk of landslides that are a common occurrence in this area during the monsoon season.
Lake on Girnar Taleti
Lake on Girnar Taleti
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Girnar in Summer (March - June)

Summers in Girnar can be very hot and humid. The temperature could go as high as 34 degree celcius making it a terrible companion while you climb peaks to visit the temples. Due to this reason, summers are typically avoided by tourists which makes the months from March to June an off-season. However, if you plan to visit Girnar in Summer, keep yourself hydrated.
Dattatreya Temple of Girnar
Dattatreya Temple of Girnar
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