What is the best time to visit Kullu?

Summers from March to June is the best time to visit Kullu. Winters are also a great time to visit Kullu for its festivities around Raghunath temple. For a more adventurous trip and to witness snowfall, winters are the best. However, monsoons must be avoided entirely as there are chances for landslides and it's risky to travel to Kullu.

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Monthly Weather in Kullu

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 4 18
February 7 23
March 8 28
April 12 35
May 15 36
June 17 37
July 22 33
August 20 31
September 19 32
October 11 30
November 6 26
December 3 21

Kullu in Summer (March - June)

Summer season in Kullu begins from March and continues till June. The weather during this time of the year is delightful. This place is perfect to take a trip to during the summer season to get solace from the torrid heat of nearby cities. This place is a popular destination amongst people to spend their summer vacation, and hence it becomes lively and chirpy during this period. The pleasant weather accompanied by the lush greenery and the view of the majestic mountains makes it picture perfect. The soothing rays of the sun during the summer season is perfect to indulge in strolls and adventure activities like trekking, mountain climbing, rafting and paragliding.
Summer Season, Kullu Valley
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Kullu in Monsoon (July - August)

Monsoon season in Kullu begins from July and continues to August. Although the hill station is mesmerising with cold showers; this isn't an ideal time to visit Kullu as the torrential downpours can cause landslides which in turn might hamper your travel plans. Avoid Kullu during monsoons to keep yourself safe.
Monsoon Season, Kullu
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Kullu in Winter (September - February)

Winter season in Kullu begins from the middle of September and continues till February. The temperature might dip down to sub-zero levels however this is an ideal time to visit Kullu to view the mesmerising snow-capped hills and indulge in adventure activities like rafting and snow skating. If you're looking forward to seeing snowfall, the months of November to January are the best time. You can even enjoy a snow-ball fight with your loved ones. Winter season is also an excellent time for festivities like Dussehra in the Raghunath temple. Pack enough woollens to keep yourself warm and to enjoy your stay to the fullest.
Winter Season, Kullu Valley
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Events in Kullu

Adventure Activity: Trekking

June - October

Short yet strenous treks passing through beautiful valleys, moutains and gushing rivers, are what Kullu is famous for. Treks can range from a few hours to a few days depending on the time availability and fitness level.

Adventure Sports: White River Rafting

October - June

Battling the rapids on the river Beas, is an exhilirating experience. Rafting is available for all skill levels- from amateurs to experts. Avoid winters and the monsoon as rafting is generally closed during that period.

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