What is the best time to visit Tirthan Valley?

The best time to visit the mesmerising valley of Tirthan is between March and June which is the spring/summer season. The weather stays pleasantly cool and is apt for exploring flora and fauna, especially the lush green meadows and the apple orchards. The winter season, between November, December, January and February, also could be an excellent time to visit the valley, especially for those who are looking for a location that receives snowfall and can handle icy conditions. The monsoon season begins in June/July and lasts till August. The region gets moderate to heavy rainfall and turns into a beautiful location but is not quite convenient for the explorers as the visibility decreases substantially.

Peak Season: The peak tourist season in Tirthan Valley is from March to June. During this period, the weather is pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 25°C, attracting a significant number of visitors. The valley is adorned with vibrant foliage and blooming flowers, making it an ideal time for outdoor activities such as trekking and wildlife spotting. 

Shoulder Season: The shoulder seasons in Tirthan Valley are from November to February and September to October. In November to February, the valley experiences the onset of winter, characterized by chilly temperatures ranging from 5°C to 15°C. This period is perfect for experiencing snowfall and enjoying the winter landscapes. Similarly, September to October marks the transition from monsoon to winter, with temperatures gradually cooling down and fewer tourists compared to the peak season. 

Off Season: The off-season in Tirthan Valley falls during the monsoon months of July and August. Heavy rainfall during this period makes outdoor activities challenging and less enjoyable. The valley may experience landslides and roadblocks, making transportation difficult for travelers. Moreover, the incessant rains may obscure the scenic views and limit opportunities for exploration. Consequently, tourist activities decrease during the off-season, and accommodations may offer discounted rates to attract visitors. 

Weather in Tirthan Valley


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Monthly Weather in Tirthan Valley

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 3°/ -5° 14 days
February 6°/ -3° 9 days
March 8°/ -2° 19 days
April 12°/ 2° 21 days
May 16°/ 5° 10 days
June 19°/ 9° 9 days
July 17°/ 10° 27 days
August 17°/ 11° 28 days
September 17°/ 9° 15 days
October 14°/ 4° 7 days
November 11°/ 1° 14 days
December 7°/ -3° 4 days

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Tirthan Valley in Summer (May - June)

After the beautiful springtime, Tirthan Valley experiences summers which is the best time to explore the region. Summers begin in March and last until July. The temperature ranges between 10°C to 25°C keeping the weather pleasant and perfect to escape the scorching heat the rest of the country is bearing. Although it is summer, the valley remains covered with dense vegetation. The meadows with blooms all around and the Apple Orchards are also best explored in the season. It might get windy through so carrying a jacket is advisable. This time around is also perfect for adventure buffs as there are several adventure activities including trekking, hiking, paragliding, camping, horse-riding, fishing, boating and zorbing.

Tirthan Valley in Winter (November, December, January, February)

November brings the winter season which is considered to be quite extreme to allow tourism. The winter season lasts till February. It is preferred by offbeat travellers who wish to experience the harsh weather and the beautiful surrounding of Tirthan Valley. The temperature in the region hovers between 7°C and 18°C at the beginning of the season but as it progresses, the region receives snowfall, and the mercury level drops further down to 1°C. December and January are the coldest months in the region. Tirthan Valley does transform into a winter paradise with misty lanes and snow-clad terrain, but the freezing temperature might make it inconvenient for tourists. However, those who desire to witness snowfall in a tropical country like India and capture its picturesque beauty with snow-clad woods and random green patches of vegetation on the banks of the Tirthan River can visit the valley in the winters.

Tirthan Valley in Spring (March - April)

After the chilly winters, Tirthan Valley transforms into a heavenly green paradise during the spring season which begins in March and ends in April. The region is it at its picturesque best during the season as the meadows and orchards are loaded with flowers and fruits, the skies are clear and weather extremely pleasant. The temperature hovers between 8°C and 16°C, so the days are pleasantly cool while the nights are cold and chilly. It is, undoubtedly, an excellent time to witness the range of biodiversity that thrives in the region.

Events in Tirthan Valley

Bachelo Pass

December - February

Sightseeing at Jalori Pass

December - March

The untouched and scenic beauty of Jalori Pass is best experienced during the months of April, May and June. However, the roads can be quite rough so make sure you're well prepared prior to departure.

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Tirthan Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Great Himalayan National Park
Waterfall Point
Jalori Pass

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