Best Season / Best time to visit Yumthang Valley
The climatic conditions of the Yumthang Valley vary according to the season and it is possible to visit the place only for a short period. Summers are the best time to visit and the conditions are pleasant and ideal for travel. The monsoon season experiences constant rainfall and tourist activities are affected during this period. Winters are extremely harsh and the place is closed for tourism during this period as heavy snowfall blocks most of the roadways.
The summer season is during the months from March to May. This is the peak tourist season and temperatures are mild. Day temperatures can drop down to a low of around 10 degrees Celsius during the summer season.
The monsoon season starts in June and extends till the end of September. The South West Monsoon is responsible for bringing rainfall to the region. It is possible to visit during this time; however rainfall tends to affect all outdoor activities.
The winter season is during the months from December to February. Temperatures are well below the 0 degrees Celsius mark during this time and the place is closed during this period. The month of January is the coldest month of the year.