Bhutan’s breathtaking views the sprawling greens that climb up the mountains to reach the blue sky gives you a surreal feel the moment you enter Bhutan. It is indisputable one of most beautiful tourist spots. When it comes to choosing which time of the year is more suitable to plan your holiday in Bhutan, it is difficult to name one single month simply because each season has something new and unique to offer to the visitors.
While it is important to research about the climatic conditions of a new holiday destination to make the best out of your travel itinerary and make it as glitch free as possible you should also know about the festivals that fall in each season while choosing out of the best Bhutan tour packages. It will help you to accentuate your travelling and help you to soak in the cultural vibrancy of the place. Hence talk to your Bhutan tour service provider about it.
Spring Time In Bhutan
It is said that the spring time is the ideal time to visit Bhutan. Bhutan being such a pristine natural beauty is sure to give its visitors the most panoramic view. The country is decked up with the most colorful flowers such as edelweiss, wild azaleas and rhododendron blossoming all over the places.
Some notable events and activities during Spring includes Gomkora – the Festival In Trashigang, Jacatanda Blossoms at Punakha Dzong and the most significant Paro Tshechu – a five day event when you get to meet the King of Bhutan as he graces the event on the third and the last day of the festival.
Autumns in Bhutan
Autumn season falls between Septenber, October and November months in Bhutan. There is nothing particular about this season apart from a very pleasant climate and the famous Thimpu Festival that takes place by the end of September or beginning of October. The other festival that allows the travelers to experience the culture of Bhutan is the Black-Necked Crane Festival. Autumn is also the time for harvesting the rice crop which covers the meadow in a beautiful golden orb.
The mesmerizing snow clad view of the highest peaks of the Himalays is clearly visible from Bhutan. Days are sometimes bright and sunny while some days could even be covered with clouds. The chilliest days happen to be around the end of January. A day or two of snow fall can also be experienced during this time.
Notable events and activities include Punakha Dromche & Tshechu and Trongsa Tshechu. Punakha Dromche & Tshechu is a weeklong celebration that marks the founding of Bhutan in 1600. Trongsa Tshechu is famous for the elaborate festive costume of the dancing lamas.
The summers stretch between the months of June, July and August. It offers the most picturesque sight of the place with beautiful flowers blossoming all around, the green paddy fields and the sun shining through the pine cones. The sun-washed meadow offers the most tranquilizing and soothing view you could ever ask for. You can also expect it to rain every now and then adding to some inconveniences such as muddy roads barring the entry to certain areas. The rain washed view of the mountains when the sun sneaks out of the cloud spreading its golden rays through the clouds and on the green hills, a celestial view is created with a riot of freshly bathed hues of greens play on all over the meadow.
Two notable events that the tourists can enjoy in this season are Nimalung Tshechu and Kurjey Tshechu in the month of June.