BEST TIME TO VISIT BHUTAN

The best time to visit Bhutan in Spring and Autumn.  This is the perfect time to go trekking, enjoy its flora and fauna, and witness the great view of Himalayan peaks.  At this time Bhutan hosts major festivals which attracts more travelers around the world. The ideal time to visit Bhutan actually depends on what you are looking for.

Bhutan is a spectacular year-round destination with its own charm. However, Summer and winter have their own beauty and attraction. We make your Bhutan Trip perfect in any season.

Spring (March, April & May)

Spring is one of the best times to visit Bhutan when the temperature starts to rise and early spring flowers are abundant. The Rhododendron flowering season starts from March blooming over the mountains.   The valleys become green and flower starts to bloom. In Spring Bhutan has the most favorable weather conditions for any outdoor activities and it also considered the festive season.

Summer (June, July & August)

Summer is the monsoon season in Bhutan, it will be usually warm during these months. There will be light rainfall in the afternoon and every few days, it is unsafe for trekking.

This is also a good time if you want to have a clear look at the Himalayan Mountains and the lush green mountain valleys, green paddy fields, and landscape.

Autumn (September, October & November)

This is the time when the entire valley turns into golden color. The farmers harvest their crops in the golden colored paddy fields.  September and October have the highest number of Tshechus(Masked Dance Festival) in Bhutan. October is the most popular time of year for tourism. It is also the best month for hiking and trekking. Skies will clear and temperatures are pleasant and not too hot nor cold, with some great views of the highest mountain peaks.

Winter (December, January & February)

Winter in Bhutan normally runs from December until late February so it’s very cold. The days are full of sunshine and evening can turn chilly. The snowfalls are a common sight in Bhutan during the winter months. It is the time to witness the view of the world’s highest Himalayan Mountain ranges covered with snow. It is a popular time to visit to witness the black-necked cranes in the beautiful Phobjikha valley that migrates from Tibet.

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