The best time to visit Bhutan is autumn, from late September to end November. Winter is excellent for birding in the South as well as rafting. From December to February, there is often snow in the higher regions and occasional snow in else where. Spring, from March to May, is recognized as the second best time to visit for trekking. June to August marks the monsoons. A major factor in choosing the best time to visit Bhutan, while overriding weather patterns is the festival schedule. They offer a first-hand glimpse of Bhutanese life and provide an opportunity to see the inside of the great dzongs.

The best time for Bhutan tours according to season:

  • Main season: February – May, October – November
  • Low season: December – January, September

Find out when religious celebrations are celebrated. During the festivities you can enjoy authentic insights into the local life, and the Buddhist dzongs (monastic castles).

Best time to visit Bhutan

Bhutan truly is ‘the Last Shangri-La’, an absolute treat even for the most passionate globe-trotters, with its pristine and mighty mountain landscapes, lush green valleys, sacred monasteries, prayer flags, all this and a lot more. For sure, this ‘Druk Yul’ or ‘Land of the Peaceful Thunder Dragon’ is no ordinary place! Bhutan is a colorful kaleidoscope with its festivals, dzongs, monasteries and natural landscapes, where its development is measured by its Gross National Happiness. Come descend into a happy realm!

Every trip and traveler is unique, but our team and the processes we put in place to support our guests are consistent. Our destination experts are happy to further advise you on the best time to visit Bhutan and plan your trip according to your interests and preferences. Contact us today for your complimentary tour itinerary.


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Enchanting Travels made planning this vacation a breeze. I didn’t stress at all during the trip, especially since there was also someone there to help with international transfers. All of our guides spoke English well and were quite accommodating.

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Enchanting Travels employs people who really know how to listen to their clients and provide an exciting itinerary that is also safe and flexible. Everyone we worked with, from Brenda and Lavina to our guides Mr. Pongthep and Sangay, and our chauffeur Kengua, were professionals who seemed to really enjoy showing us their beautiful and exciting countries.

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