Best Time To Visit Manas National Park

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What is the best time to visit Manas National Park?

October to April are the best months for a visit to the Manas National Park as the weather is pleasant giving a chance to spot many wildlife species. The national park experiences semi-tropical climate, with humid summers, cold winters and heavy rainfall during monsoon. Avoid the monsoons, i.e. June to September when heavy rains can flood the park.

Weather in Manas National Park


Upcoming Manas National Park Weather

Monthly Weather in Manas National Park

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 10 26
February 13 28
March 16 29
April 20 30
May 21 31
June 23 31
July 24 31
August 24 34
September 23 33
October 20 33
November 16 30
December 12 27

Manas National Park in Winter (October - February)

Winters are the best time to visit the Manas National Park. The temperature usually ranges between 15 and 25 degrees Celcius, making it an ideal season for sightseeing. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities such as elephant safaris, jeep safaris, river rafting, bird-watching and more! Post monsoon season, there may be lesser visibility and thus, lower chances of seeing the wildlife especially during November and December. One should ensure to call ahead of their visit to find out about the current weather conditions, due to the unpredictability of the weather. The temperature usually drops drastically in the night during winters, so be sure to pack sweaters or pullovers if you plan to stay overnight.
Manas National Park in Winter
Manas National Park Landscape

During monsoon from June to September, the national park experiences moderate to heavy rainfall. Due to the possibility of heavy rains or floods in Assam, the park remains closed during this time and is only partially open during October. The roads inside the national park are generally inaccessible making it challenging to explore the park during this time.
Manas NAtional park in Monsoon
View of mountains from Manas National Park

Summer season in the area begins in March and goes on until May. The area experiences scorching and humid climate during summer, with temperatures going up to 37 degrees Celsius. The hottest months are May and July. During summers the park may open for a few days only because the region experiences heavy rainfall; hence, summers are the least advisable time of the year.
Manas National Park in Summer
Bison at Manas National Park

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