Enter your destination
Call Our Travel Experts
Call Our Travel Experts

Asia & Rest of the world

Close

Best Time to Visit Gangtok

The beautiful hill station of North East Himalayas, Gangtok enjoys a pleasant weather throughout the year. The best time to visit Gangtok, is between October and mid-December. Clear views of the Himalayan peaks are guaranteed in these months. Between March and May, lush Rhododendron flowers in bloom is a sight worth visiting. January and February means snow in the higher altitudes. June to September brings rains, causing landslides and disrupting communication in the hill town.

 
Seasons
 
Months
 
temperature
Summers April to June 18°c - 25°c
Monsoon July to Sep 6°c - 15°c
Winter Oct to March 2°c - 7°c


Gangtok Temperature, Weather Condition & Forecast

Today's Temperature

Tue 19 Oct 21, 11:04 am IST
15 °C
Moderate rain
Rain: 3.3 mm
Humidity: 97%
Wind: 2.9 km/h
UV Index: 4

Weather Forecast

Tue
19 Oct
15°C-16.3°C
Heavy rain
Rain: 99%
Wed
20 Oct
9.8°C-15.9°C
Heavy rain
Rain: 91%
Thu
21 Oct
8.8°C-15°C
Moderate rain
Rain: 89%






Other Sikkim Cities


Faqs about Best time to visit Gangtok

Q: Best Season to Visit Gangtok

Ans: The favorable climate of Gangtok attracts tourists throughout the year. The best thing about Gangtok is that every season has its own magical appeal and is relevant to what kind of vacation you are looking for. Talking about its best seasons then, this picturesque hill station during the spring draws a myriad of tourists from places far and wide. The spring season offers beauty at its best. The blooming of flowers makes the town more appealing and lively. On the other hand, the Autumn season in Gangtok brings a clear glimpse of the Himalayan Range. Hence Autumn (October and November) and Spring (March and April) seasons are considered to be the best season to visit Gangtok.

Q: Best time to Visit Gangtok

Ans: The best time to visit Gangtok is either between March and May or October and mid-December. Between these months the skies are crystal clear and the views are spectacular. Moreover, these months offer several adventure activities and conformable sightseeing.

Q: Best Month to Visit Gangtok

Ans: September to June is considered the peak time in Gangtok. Between these months tourists around the corner of the world visit here to admire its beauty. Scroll down and check more details about the different months and pick the month that suits you the most.

Q: Best time to see snow in Gangtok

Ans: There is less possibility to witness snowfall in Gangtok town, as snowfall in the town is not common. But, the higher altitude areas near Gangtok allow you to witness the snowfall. January and February are the Gangtok snowfall time and it can also be seen in the higher altitudes zones.

Q: Best time to visit Gangtok for honeymoon

Ans: Gangtok is one of the best hill stations in Northeast India and if you are planning a honeymoon, then the best time to visit Gangtok for a honeymoon is throughout the year.