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Bhojbasa Krishnashram
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Best Season:

April to Jun, Sep to Nov


Summer 10 to 15°C, Winter 0 to 10°C

Best Season / Best time to visit Gangotri

The best time to visit the holy city of Gangotri is from April to June and September to November.
  • Winter (November to March) is freezing cold with heavy snowfall which can disrupt your journey.
  • Summer (April to May) is very pleasant with observed maximum never crossing 30°C and can get very cold at night. This is the best season for pilgrimage and sightseeing trips.
  • Monsoon (late July - August) is accompanied by very heavy rainfall that makes it difficult to reach the temple.
The mystical hill station of Gangotri is famous for the Shivalinga, which lies submerged in river Gangotri, during summer and visible only when winter comes. The temple is open from last week of April to second week of November. Snowfall can be enjoyed during winters, especially from end of November till mid of March.

Month-wise Gangotri Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr
May
Jun
Jul Aug Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
July is not the best month to visit Gangotri.
Weather: Moderately Cold
The weather is very good and clear for most parts of the day, but unexpected rains may cause landslide. Ground will be covered with thin sheets of snow.
Month Climate Details
Jan
Freezing Cold with Snowfall
The weather is extremely cold and frost bites are common. Holidaying here might not be the best option as heavy snowfall is common, bringing a halt to the lives of the people.
Feb
Freezing Cold
The weather is extremely cold. Not suitable for visiting as snowfall continues to mar the prospect of tourism.
Mar
Freezing Cold
Not the best time for sightseeing as the climate is inhospitable and snow continues to dominate the region. People planning to travel in this month needs to be very cautious.
Apr
Very Cold
The temperature stars to rise but it is still very cold. While days are very cold, nights can be freezing. The month of April marks the advent of the tourist season. There will be no snowfall but snow can be found on the ground.
May
Very Cold
Temperature begins to rise making it ideal for pilgrimage and sightseeing. Skies remain covered with clouds for most part of the day but the climate is cool. Heavy woolens are still recommended. Tourists can enjoy some snow on the ground, but there won't be any snowfall.
Jun
Moderately Cold
June is the warmest month of the year and is ideal for sightseeing and other adventure activities. The skies are dominated with while clouds and cool breeze keep the temperature of the region within cool. There will be snow on the ground.
Jul
Moderately Cold
The weather is very good and clear for most parts of the day, but unexpected rains may cause landslide. Ground will be covered with thin sheets of snow.
Aug
Moderately Cold
The weathers is warm but occasional rainfall can cause disruption on your trip. Might not be the best month of indulging in adventure or sightseeing expeditions. There will not be any snow on the ground.
Sep
Moderately Cold
The weather is cold and pleasant with clear skies. Ideal for pilgrimage as well as sightseeing. Tourists can enjoy snow on slightly higher altitudes.
Oct
Very Cold
With cold days and chilly nights, October is the best time for sightseeing. The month starts with plenty of sunshine that keeps the temperature warm, but at the end of the month, winter begins to descend. Enough snow can be found on slopes and slightly higher altitudes.
Nov
Very Cold
The weather is very cold but sightseeing can be enjoyed. Although the temperature can dip below the liking of many people but adventures can be enjoyed. This is the last month of the year when tourism can be undertaken as after this heavysnowfall blocks the ways.
Dec
Freezing Cold with Snowfall
Snowfall and frost bites are common occurrence in Gangotri in this month and might not be suitable for tourism.

Today / Current Weather


Thunderstorm

15°C


at 08:24 PM
Sunrise: 5:31 AM
Sunset: 7:09 PM
Humidity: 97%
Wind: 6 kph (Direction: West)
Updated at Fri Aug 01, 2014 08:24 PM

7 Day Weather Forecast

Aug 01
Friday


Chance of Rain

High: °C
Low: 9°C
Aug 02
Saturday


Chance of Rain

High: 17°C
Low: 10°C
Aug 03
Sunday


Chance of Rain

High: 17°C
Low: 11°C
Aug 04
Monday


Chance of Rain

High: 15°C
Low: 11°C
Aug 05
Tuesday


Rain

High: 15°C
Low: 11°C
Aug 06
Wednesday


Rain

High: 14°C
Low: 9°C
Aug 07
Thursday


Rain

High: 14°C
Low: 11°C
Comments (3) Reviews (4)
Place out of the mundane world. Personally i feel lost and something which can not be described in words wants to come out from the centre of heart. I feel i belong to this place. Feels a motherly touch sitting on the banks of Ma Ganga.
Posted by nandini 4 year, 9 months ago
photo is very nice
Posted by mahavir negi 5 year, 3 months ago
The base camp for gomukh is uttarkashi, having stayed there for the night you need to get up early and start the trek - 24 kms - to gomukh, 4 kms away from the melting face of the glacier which forms gomukh there is a settlement called bhojwasa where you can get accomodation and food. May to October is the best time to travel , in the other months the ...more
Posted by Sameer 5 year, 8 months ago

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