Best Time to Visit Sikkim

Best Time to Visit Sikkim РSikkim is a year around destination with beautiful lakes, hill stations and wildlife. One can visit Sikkim during the summer season and just before starting of the winters. The best time to visit Sikkim is between March to June and September to December.

Summer Season (March to June)

Ideally the perfect time to explore Sikkim, nature at its best, weather may fluctuate from region to region depending on your location in the state. You will get a chance to see blooming rhododendrons and orchids, a major attraction for nature lovers in Sikkim. This season is also great for trekking too.

Monsoon Season (July to August)

Monsoon season in Sikkim starting from the month of July till September is the not recommended for tourist. The state is prone to land-slides, travelling by road becomes very difficult, thus is best to avoid travelling to Sikkim during this period. However, hotels across the state offer huge discounts in this period to lure the tourist.

Winter Season (September to December)

The period starting from September till December witness huge influx of tourist in Sikkim as weather becomes clear and perfect to experience enchanting beauty of this wonderland.

Snowfall Season (Time) in Sikkim (December till February)

The season between December till February is the time for snowfall in Sikkim. Several places in the state experience cold climate conditions during this winter period depending on their altitude. Still this is a best time chosen by several Honeymooners couples to travel Sikkim and experience snowfall.

For tourist planning to visit Sikkim, its best to book your accommodation and sightseeing in advance as the state witnesses a huge foot fall of tourist during the above seasons.