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Best Time to Visit Sikkim

The mountain state-Sikkim nestled in North East Himalayas is a favored holiday spot in India all through the year. While the best time to visit Sikkim depends if you like snow or soothing bliss. Summers are blissful with pleasant temperatures and respite from heat of the plains. Therefore it is known as the perfect time to plan your Sikkim holiday. While winters, receive snow, hence favored by adventure sport enthusiasts. Know more about the season, climate and the when to visit Sikkim with our weather guide.

Summers April to June 8°C - 25°C
Monsoon July to Sep 5°C - 22°C
Winter October to March -5°C - 10°C

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Faqs about Best Time to Visit in Sikkim

Q: Which is the best time to visit Sikkim to see snowfall?

Ans: Sikkim receives snowfall in winters (October to March), while some places are snow-covered throughout the year. So, winter is the best time to visit Sikkim to see snowfall.

Q: What is the best time to visit Sikkim for honeymoon?

Ans: You can plan a honeymoon in Sikkim any time of the year except monsoon. The summer (April to June) is favored by couples, as they enjoy pleasant weather, great sightseeing activities, and thrilling adventures. October to March is the best time to visit Sikkim for lovebirds who are fascinated with snowfall and exciting winter sports. It is advised to skip the monsoon season (July to September) for planning a trip to Sikkim for honeymoon.

Q: What is the best time to visit Sikkim for family holiday?

Ans: Sikkim is ideal for family vacations throughout the year except for the monsoon. April to June is the perfect time to enjoy with families during this time weather remains blissful. In summer families can enjoy sightseeing and adventure. Winter falls between the October and March and families can enjoy snowfall, winter activities and make their trip memorable.

Q: What is the best time to go for adventure activities in Sikkim?

Ans: The best time to visit Sikkim depends on the adventure you would like to partake in. The summer season in Sikkim is known for activities like trekking, river rafting, and paragliding. Winters are the best to enjoy skiing, mountaineering, mountain biking, and hiking.

Q: Which month is the best for trekking in Sikkim?

Ans: The best time for trekking in Sikkim is from June to September. The most popular treks in Sikkim Goecha La Trek, Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek, Sikkim Dzongri Trek.