Best time to visit Nainital


The hill station witnesses three major seasons throughout the year which are the Summer, Monsoon and Winter season -

Summer: The summer season in Nainital begins in the month of March and usually lasts until June. The temperature during this time ranges anywhere between 10 degrees to 27 degrees making it an ideal time for sightseeing and other activities. For the families who wish to escape the heat of the summer, this is the best time to visit Nainital. Also, couples on honeymoon are charmed by the blessed weather.

Monsoon: Then comes the monsoon season which begins in the month of July and ends in the month of September. This season is not the best time to visit Nainital as the climate remains wet throughout as the town receives a right amount of rainfall. Being a hilly terrain, it is most susceptible to landslides and roadblocks, making it unsafe for tourists. For an offbeat traveler, the town offers lush greenery, fewer crowds, and discounted rates too. For those seeking to travel on a smaller budget, this is the right time to strike. One can even witness the festival of Khatarua and the Nanda Devi Fair during the season.

Winter: The last is the Winter season which arrives in the month of October and usually lasts till February and during this time the temperature ranges between zero degrees to 15 degrees. October is the most preferred month for tourists in the season as the climate remains calm and pleasant. December onwards the mercury drops further and the region also receives snowfall. The winter season thus is a favorable time for tourists coming from areas with moderate temperatures. The entire season lasting from October to March can be generally categorized by far the best time to travel to Nainital. Especially snowfall in Nainital brings honeymoon couples and families to enjoy at the scenic hill town.