Best Time To Visit Nubra Valley

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What is the best time to visit Nubra Valley?

April to June and September-October is the best time to visit Nubra Valley, owing to the clear skies and pleasant climate. April to June is the summer season in Nubra characterised by a bright sun, while September to June experiences a little chilly weather making it ideal for sightseeing. From October to March, Nubra Valley remains inaccessible because Khardung La pass closes down during these months.

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Monthly Weather in Nubra Valley

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January -8°/ -16° 7 days
February -6°/ -16° 4 days
March -2°/ -12° 5 days
April 4°/ -6° 5 days
May 7°/ -4° 3 days
June 11°/ 1° 7 days
July 13°/ 5° 1 days
August 15°/ 7° 3 days
September 12°/ 3° 1 days
October 4°/ -4° 1 days
November 0°/ -8° 11 days
December -7°/ -17° 4 days

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Nubra Valley in Summer (March - June)

Summers in Nubra Valley is pleasant and not as harsh and frigid as the temperatures during the winter season. The temperature from April to July ranges between 8 - 20 degree celcius making summers welcoming for tourits. When visiting Nubra during summer, don't miss the Hemis Festival that is held either at the end of June or the start of July and is hosted during the Guru Padmasambhava. This is also a peak season for trekkers and campers.
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Nubra Valley in Monsoon (July - September)

The monsoon season in Nubra Valley lasts from August to September. Although the monsoon season receives moderate to heavy rainfall, this is not exactly the best time to visit Nubra Valley, owing to the frequent downpours and dangerous landslides.
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Nubra Valley in Winter (October - February)

Beginning from October to March, the winter season is the least advisable time for a visit to Nubra Valley, owing to extremely chilly temperature and inhospitable roads. With temperatures falling as low as -10 degree celcius, Nubra valley receive heavy snowfall. Apart from Skiing which is a favorite activity among tourists, there are two festivals celebrated with great zeal namely Dosmoche and the Losar festival. Dosmoche festival is held in late February and is the most important festival for the locals of Nubra Valley. This is because the festival is organised as a celebration for the arrival of the New Year. Dosmoche Festival is also celebrated a mere month or two away from Losar Festival which is either during the end of December or the start of January. Both festivals serve the same purpose and are a great time to witness the culture of Nubra Valley. However, take a trip if you're daring to face the harsh weather.
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Snow in Nubra Valley
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