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Best time to Visit Arunachal Pradesh
Written by Janani on November 16, 2022 Share on

Best time to visit Arunachal Pradesh – Best season to visit

Arunachal Pradesh is relatively an unexplored realm when it comes to places to visit in India. However, it is one of the most popular places in North East India! Although the climate and beauty of Arunachal Pradesh are appealing throughout the year, every season has its own uniqueness. Read on to know about the best time to visit Arunachal Pradesh and the places to visit subsequently.

The best time to visit Arunachal Pradesh is during winter. Winter falls between the months of October and March. This season brings out the beauty of snowy mountains, misty valleys and a beautiful carpet of virgin snow. Tawang also gives you a thrilling taste of winter sports on the snowy mountain slopes.

Read on to know more about the experiences in Arunachal Pradesh at different times of the year.

Summer (April to June)

Temperature – Between 20° C and 35° C

Are you a summer-loving traveller? And do you prefer to carry fewer clothes? Then summer is your perfect time to visit Arunachal Pradesh. 

One of the best time to visit Arunachal Pradesh - Summer Season
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With the temperature that ranges from 20°c – 35°c, Arunachal Pradesh provides an ideal summer vacation atmosphere for families, honeymooners and at times even for solo travellers. Being a hill station, the journey around can be quite tiresome and sweaty due to hot temperatures. Despite the fact that summer is an offseason, you can visit local sites such as Tawang, Roing, Ziro, Namdapha National Park and other beautiful waterfalls, holistic temples and monasteries. 

Sunrise in Arunachal Pradesh
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Also Read: Top National parks in Arunachal Pradesh

Monsoon (July to September)

Temperatures – Between 18° C and 29° C

Monsoon is the best time to cuddle up and gaze at the beautiful wonders outside. Right after the summer season, monsoon brings in cooling weather and gives some radiant to nature. 

An elephant and deer in the Jim Corbett National Park
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Although the monsoon lasts only for a few months, Arunachal Pradesh receives about 2000 to 4000 mm of rainfall. The weather keeps changing. Do not be surprised if you get to see darks clouds suddenly on a bright sunny day. 

Visiting Arunachal during these months aren’t suggested. This is because of the reason that the chances of landslides are higher and you may end up getting held up in the middle of the road. However, if you are here during this season, do not miss to check-out the gorgeous waterfalls. Waterfalls in Arunachal Pradesh are the most beautiful during the monsoons.

Monsoon Season in Arunachal Pradesh
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Also read: Ziro Music Festival – An Outdoor Musical Extravaganza amidst the Hills

Winter (Oct to March) 

Temperature – Between 8° C and 14° C

Visiting Arunachal Pradesh during the winter is an ideal time since the weather is comfortable and it is the perfect season to go for sightseeing. 

Winter: The best to visit Arunachal Pradesh

Located in the upper Himalayan range, its elevation is really high giving it an alpine or a tundra type of weather. The temperature during winter remains quite chill but refreshing and it also fluctuates between 8°c and 14°c. 

Tawang Gate in Winter
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Due to its cold temperature, you get to enjoy and have a good time visiting many local attractions in Arunachal Pradesh. Winter is the best time to visit Arunachal Pradesh, especially if you plan on sightseeing and enjoying the winter festivals. Every year during the month of February, agricultural festivals namely Nyokum Yullo and Chalo Loku are celebrated. Another fun-filled festival is Pangsau Pass Winter Festival. It is joyously celebrated during the month of January and it is one of the most popular tourism events of Arunachal Pradesh.

Winter in Arunachal Pradesh
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Also read: Things to do in Arunachal Pradesh

Not just these, hiking and trekking trails in Arunachal Pradesh, especially in the regions of Ziro and Bomdila, are best enjoyed during the winter season. Allured by the beauty of Arunachal Pradesh, one of the best places in Northeast India? Now that you know the best time to visit Arunachal Pradesh, its time to head over to check out our cool Arunachal Pradesh holiday packages and book your trip to this beautiful region with Pickyourtrail. 

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