Best Time To Visit Uttarakhand

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If you are thinking of a trip to Uttarakhand, then you can do so in the summer months. The months from September to October are also best time to visit Uttarakhand. The summer months are from March to April and this is the time when there is greenery in Uttarakhand. Daytime temperatures do not go beyond 35 degrees Celsius. The overall climate is cool and pleasant. The temperatures during the night also are not chilly and it generally hovers at around 20 degrees Celsius. This means that you can do outdoor activities during the day with utmost comfort. As evening progresses, you can go shopping, go on nature walks, or dine on street food delicacies.

Uttarakhand - the Devbhoomi of Gods

Just one mention of Uttarakhand is enough to conjure up images of gods and temples. Uttarakhand is the state where the Ganga and Yamuna originate. Four of the holiest temples in India, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath are located in Uttarakhand. The Uttarakhand Char Dham Yatra is the holy pilgrimage tour of these four places. You can plan your Uttarakhand visit from May to November if you want to undertake the Uttarakhand Char Dham Yatra. The Panch Kedar, Panch Badri and Panch Prayag are some of the tourist circuits that are famous in Uttarakhand. Haridwar, Rishikesh, Almora, Guptkashi, Dehradun, and Mussoorie are some of the famous cities in Uttarakhand, from where you can go on many treks and pilgrimages.

When to visit Uttarakhand for snow activities?

Though you can plan your trip to Uttarakhand from September onwards, the best time to experience snowfall is from December to the middle of February. This is the time when Uttarakhand receives heavy snowfall. You can do snow activities like skiing, cable car rides, and snowboarding during the winter season. Auli, Nainital, Mussoorie, Chopta, Dhanaulti, and Munsiyari, are some of the places that are famous for their snowfall. You must wear woolen clothing if you are visiting Uttarakhand to enjoy the snowfall and do adventure activities.

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