Best Time to Visit Uttarakhand

What is the best time to visit Uttarakhand?

March to April and mid-September to mid-October are considered as the Best time to visit Uttarakhand. Trekking, Paragliding and The Char Dham Yatra are the most popular activities during Summer, which is also the Peak Season in Uttarakhand. While winters from November through February are perfect for rafting in Rishikesh and wildlife spotting in Jim Corbett National Park. Some parts of Uttarakhand like Mussoorie and Nainital experience snowfall. Although an all year round destination, it is not advisable to visit Uttarakhand during peak monsoons in July and August. However, Valley of Flowers is picture perfect during the monsoon season.

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Uttarakhand in Summer (March - June)

Summers in Uttarakhand are very pleasant as the temperature never crosses 40 degrees Celcius. This season is the best time to visit and explore Uttarakhand. You can enjoy the scenic beauty of the state along with various adventures.

Uttarakhand in Monsoon (July - September)

July marks the beginning of monsoon season in the state. Incessant downpours are witnessed till September. It is better to avoid visiting Uttarakhand during this time as the weather is very humid and wet. Hilly regions are also precarious for driving.

Uttarakhand in Winter (October - February)

Winter season starts taking over from October, and it lasts till February. The mercury takes a dip, and in some areas, it goes as low as 0 degrees Celcius. Snowfall is also observed in these regions. Usually, the days are pleasant but, the nights are cold. If you don't mind the cold temperature, you can enjoy the snowfall and captivating views.

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