October to June is the best time to visit Manali. If you want to see snowfall, December to February is the best time to visit Manali. While tourists visit Manali throughout the year, monsoon season (July to August) is a bit low, due to landslides and land-blockages.
|Month||Avg. Minimum (°C)||Avg. Maximum (°C)|
May - November
If you are planning to visit Rohtang pass, do it between May and November, as the rest of the year the roads remain closed due to bad weather
December - February
Winter is considered to be the best time to visit Manali, mainly because of the good amount of snowfall it receives. The temperature can dip to as low as -1 celsius, making it an ideal time for skiing and other winter sports.
2nd - 6th January 2019
The Manali Winter Carnival is Himachal Pradesh's way of welcoming the new year. It started in 1977 and had become an annual feature since then. Held in January, the Winter Carnival in Manali opens an opportunity to witness the beauty of slushy snow and enjoy the events and celebrations that it puts forth. Initially, it only comprised of the Skiing competition, but now it has come to include band performances, food festivals, street plays, folk dances, adventure sports and much more.
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