Best time to visit Bhutan
Bhutan is a treat year round. That said, most prefer to skip the coldest months, as well as monsoon season. There are other things to consider too, like busyness and festival dates. We have all the info you need to know on the best time to visit Bhutan.
The seasons of Bhutan
Winter: December to February Spring: March to May Summer: June to mid September Autumn: Mid September to November
Best months for visiting Bhutan
Spring and autumn offer the most pleasant weather conditions for touring the country. Not too cold, nor too rainy.
What to expect in spring
If you want to go trekking in the Himalayas, March and April are ideal months. Nights are cold and crisp, while the days have clear skies and pleasant temperatures.
Highlights of a spring visit
Great outdoors and exploring weather Beautifully green landscapes with lots of flowers Perfect conditions for adventure activities like rafting and trekking There are some traditional festivals to attend
What to expect in summer
Highlights of a summer visit
A cheaper daily tourist visa Very few tourists Lush landscapes and roaring rivers
What to expect in autumn
October and November are perfect months for outdoor activities as well as attending lively religious festivals.
Highlights of an autumn visit
Great touring weather Many religious festivals to attend Black-necked cranes start arriving
What to expect in winter
Highlights of a winter visit
Fewer tourists Still the chance to see black-necked cranes and other migratory birds Beautiful snowy mountains and landscapes A more affordable daily tourist visa