Bhutan being a mountainous country varies in climate and weather with the variation in elevation or altitude. March to May and September to November are regarded as the best time to visit Bhutan.
December February (Winter Season): December to February is the coldest month in Bhutan as it is the winter season. So only few visitors dare to visit the kingdom of Thunder Dragon during this period, however the visitors are rewarded with clear skies and the panoramic view of majestic Himalayas.
March May (Spring Season): March to May is the ideal time to visit The majestic Land of Himalayas as it is the Spring season and the weather is clear and the temperature are enjoyable. Flower starts to bloom in the Valleys offering the spectacular scenery. Also one can witness the Paro Tshechu Festival which is celebrated in Paro in the month of April.
June August ( Summer Season): The temperature starts to rise from the end of the May and in other hand could get tricky at times due to early arrival of monsoon. As it is the monsoon season so it is not favorable for trekking however sightseeing can be done as showers can occur at night without spoiling daytime. If you are planning to visit during this period then just be prepared with a raincoat. The clear view of the open blue sky after the rainfall is something that catches your eye with its mesmerizing beauty.
September November (Fall): September to November is another suitable and crowded season to visit Bhutan after Spring. This period is ideal for trekking while enjoying spectacular views and pleasant temperature. The days are warm but the nights and morning are cooler. Bhutan celebrates the Thimphu Tschechu and Black Necked Crane Festival during this period. On the month of October the valley turn into a shade of gold as the farmers prepare to harvest their rice crops.
Click here to view the Temperature Chart of Bhutan.
We wanted to see Mt Everest close from the base camp without the 14 day trek. And this is the most exciting way to go, by helicopter. Early morning start from Kathmandu (1364m) to Lukla airport to refuel (altitude 2860m) and then to the Everest Base camp 5290m with…Read More