Best Season to Visit Gangtok

February to May & September to November is Best Season to Visit Gangtok

Gangtok can has pleasant climate throughout the year. However, Post monsoon from September to November and Summer from February to May is the best seasons to visit Gangtok to explore its unparalleled natural beauty, undisturbed valleys, peaceful environment, striking views and rich cultural heritage. This is the time the hill station experiences cool weather and can enjoy the sightseeing. Winter is the best season to visit Gantok if you love snow. Better to avoid visiting Gangtok in monsoon season when there could be heavy landslides. Summer is also the good season in Gangtok, it is usually crowded with large number of tourists.

Peak Season in Gangtok

March to May is Peak Season in Gangtok

Summer season (March to May) is the peak season in Gangtok. Summer is the busiest season in Gangtok with a large number of travelers visiting this region to spend summer vacation. Hotels prices and activity prices are also very expensive during this season.

Gangtok Weather

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Present Temperature in Gangtok

Winter Season:

Gangtok has spectacular chilly weather conditions. The charming weather shows its colorful flower carpet with green background. Gangtok experiences winter from October to February. These months are offering a panoramic view of surrounding hills that are crowned by shimmering white snow. The temperature used to come down to -0C level from 20C. Winter is a special time for nature lovers and adventures. The adventure activities are starting with cable cars and ends with paragliding. Winter makes you witness the city decorated with psychedelic lights to celebrate Christmas and New Year.

Summer Season:

Gangtok is a relaxing location from daily life. During summer the city would be chilly and pleasant, this makes a better ambiance for sightseeing and outdoor activities. Gangtok is cold and comfortable as the summer season starts from March to June. The temperature hardly rises up to 24C from 15C. This is the best time to explore the extreme of northern parts of these hills and western hills open only for a limited period during summer. Travelers from all over the world could find an extreme summer vacation in Gangtok.

Monsoon Season:

July to September is the monsoon months are in Gangtok. Gangtok receives torrential rainfalls throughout the season. This causes frequent landslides, due to these outdoor activities and sightseeing would be risky. The temperature does not rise above 30C from 13C. But due to some natural calamities, it makes some delays and difficulties for outdoor activities and sightseeing. And it would a hectic for travelers those who seek to reach here during monsoon.