Bhutan can be enjoyed in any season.
No matter what time of year Bhutan will provide you with a rewarding and enriching experience. Personally we love the months when there are far less visitors….June – August and December – February.
Our favorite time is the early-midsummer period (June to July) You may experience occasional heavy falls of rain during the afternoons however to see Bhutan so green and full of clear streams and waterfalls is worth it. While you may not experience grand Himalayan vistas at this time, you will enjoy the warmer weather and a noticeable reduction in tourist numbers. It is a beautiful time to visit!
Bhutan has four distinct seasons. The spring season (late March, April & May) and autumn season (late September, October & November) are the most popular times to visit with generally clear, mild weather, excellent scenery, lower rainfall and a range of festivals called Tshechus and Dromchoes. They are however the busiest months for tourist visitors and you can expect some congestion at major tourist sights.
The winter season (December to mid March) brings snow to the higher regions however the southern regions and main valleys where visitors generally travel are considerably warmer. Paro and Thimphu normally experience only light dustings of snow so still well worth a visit with mid December to mid-January normally offering cool, pleasant days and clear skies although temperatures fall below zero at night.
Highest: 3988m at Chelela Pass
Walk at comfortable pace when walking upslope and down slope.