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What is the best time to visit Guptakashi?

The ideal time to visit this place is during summers. The weather remains pleasant during these months. If you want to enjoy chilly winters then November and December are the months to come here as the temperature goes down to 0 degrees Celcius. However, if you are planning to visit Kedarnath and Badrinath, then winters are not an ideal time to come. The temple closes its gates on the Yam Duj, which is the second day after Diwali and opens the gates again on Akshay Tritya, that is in May starting. For 6 months the idol of Lord Shiva is placed in the temple in Ukhimath.  In winters all the trekking routes and helicopter rides are also closed because of heavy snowfall.

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Monthly Weather in Guptakashi

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 6 15
February 9 19
March 11 21
April 17 27
May 20 28
June 21 29
July 22 27
August 21 27
September 21 26
October 16 24
November 11 21
December 9 19

Guptakashi in Winter (November - March)

Winters starts to set in November. If you want to experience extreme cold climate, then this is the time you should go. However, you can't go on for trekking or to Kedarnath or Badrinath as those places experience heavy snowfall at this time. Also, flights and trains get delayed for prolonged hours because of heavy fog.

The town receives moderate rainfall. Since it is in the foothills, the area is prone to landslides during this season. It is advisable to avoid visiting during this time.

The ideal time to visit Guptakshi is this season. Summer starts generally from April till June. Temperature is quite pleasant at this time and ranges from 14 to 28 degrees Celcius.

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