Best Time To Visit Itanagar

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The best time to visit Itanagar is during the months of October to March. During this period, the weather is pleasant with moderate temperatures, making it ideal for exploring the city and its surroundings. Similar to Baku's spring and autumn seasons, Itanagar experiences comfortable weather conditions during these months, with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 25°C. Additionally, the region receives minimal rainfall during this time, ensuring clear skies and optimal conditions for outdoor activities and sightseeing. Among the major festivals celebrated here are Torgya in January, Losar in February/March and Choekhor in October. Visitors can enjoy the blooming landscapes and cultural festivities while experiencing fewer crowds compared to the peak summer months. 

Peak Season: The peak tourist season in Itanagar falls during the winter months of December to February. During this time, the weather is mild and comfortable, with temperatures ranging from 10°C to 20°C, attracting visitors seeking to escape the harsh winters of other parts of the country. The city experiences a surge in tourists due to various cultural festivals and events, offering visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the local culture and traditions.

Shoulder Season: The shoulder seasons of October-November and March-April offer moderate temperatures and fewer crowds, making it a good time to visit for those seeking quieter travel experiences. The weather during these months is relatively pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 25°C. Additionally, hotel rates may be more affordable during these periods compared to the peak season.

Off-Season: The off-season in Itanagar typically spans from May to September, coinciding with the monsoon season. During these months, the region experiences heavy rainfall and high humidity, making outdoor activities challenging. The temperatures range from 20°C to 30°C, but frequent rain showers can disrupt travel plans and outdoor excursions. However, for budget travelers willing to brave the rain, accommodation rates may be lower during this period.

Weather in Itanagar


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Monthly Weather in Itanagar

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 22°/ 12° 8 days
February 24°/ 13° 11 days
March 27°/ 16° 11 days
April 28°/ 18° 17 days
May 29°/ 21° 26 days
June 31°/ 23° 25 days
July 29°/ 23° 31 days
August 32°/ 24° 27 days
September 29°/ 22° 28 days
October 28°/ 19° 16 days
November 27°/ 17° 6 days
December 23°/ 12° 0 days

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Itanagar in Winter (October - March)

This is an ideal season for a visit to Itanagar with pleasant climate and a lovely ambience waiting for your arrival. October onwards, the area turns lively and beautiful owing to the pleasant climate. Although the temperature drops low in December, the ambience is still tourist friendly.

Itanagar in Monsoon (July - September)

This is not exactly an ideal time to visit this region, owing to the heavy rainfall, which might ruin some of your plans.

Itanagar in Summer (April - June)

This is the least advisable time for the travellers, who will find hot and unbearable summers in the region. However, if you're raring to go, and wish to avoid any sort of crowd, this season is the most welcome for you. You are also advised to carry some sunscreens along with yourself.

Events in Itanagar

Ziro Festival Of Music

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Billed as India's biggest and most fun outdoor festival, the Ziro Festival of Music displays the best of northeastern talent on a single stage. Over 5500 feet above sea level, the misty mountains make (Read More) this experience spectacular for anyone attending it. Ziro Music Festival is held in Ziro Valley of Itanagar. Located in the Lower Subansiri District, the lush green valley is a perfect setting for a music festival that's so high on energy and vigour. It is a celebration of independent music, art and culture. The festival brings together some of the best names from the sphere of music and has become a 'go-to' destination for all music enthusiastic youngsters.

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