Best Time to Visit Joshimath

Best Time to Visit Joshimath
In which season should you plan your visit to Joshimath? If you want to make a tour plan of Joshimath then you should do so in May and June. These summer months are the best time to visit Joshimath. The climate is pleasant and days are sunny with clear skies. Nights are cool, but not so cold that you feel the need for woolen clothes. The weather is excellent for sightseeing, trekking, shopping, and doing most outdoor activities. This is also the peak season of Uttarakhand Char Dham Yatra. You will see many tourists during this time of the year in Joshimath. The town is also the base for planning treks to the Valley of Flowers, Nanda Devi National Park, and other places in Chamoli.

Joshimath – the gateway to Badrinath Dham

The town of Joshimath lies close to Badrinath Dham. This temple of Lord Vishnu is one of the four pilgrimage sites in the Uttarakhand Char Dham Yatra. Joshimath is the ideal place to stay for those who are undertaking the Chota Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand. If you are planning to go on the Valley of Flowers Trek then Joshimath is the base of the trek. Joshimath is an immensely holy town and this is so because Adi Shankaracharya established one of the four peeths here in Joshimath. Narshingh Temple is the main temple in Joshimath and it is dedicated to Lord Narsingh, one of the divine avatars of Lord Vishnu. One of the best things you can do in Joshimath is to go on the cable car ride on Joshimath Auli ropeway.

Why visit Joshimath from December to February?

The monsoon season is not at all ideal to visit Joshimath. There are heavy rains and danger of landslides here, so driving is not at all advisable. You can make tour plans from December to February if you want to enjoy the snowfall. But you must take woolen clothing with you as temperatures can drop to minus 0 degrees Celsius. The winter months are also the best time when honeymoon couples to visit Auli. Joshimath Auli Ropeway is a thrilling aerial ride that offers magnificent views of Nanda Devi and the snow-clad forests. Auli has a famous ski resort and skiing is the best activity you can enjoy here. Therefore we will suggest you visit Joshimath in May to June and December to February.