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Arunachal Pradesh Weather And Best Time To Visit Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh is nestled in the upper Himalayan range and because of the altitude, experiences a tundra or alpine weather patterns. The temperature range hence remains between 8°C - 35°C. Visiting Arunachal can be a pleasant experience for visitors who generally face the heat of the mainland when travelling to other parts of India. One can say that the weather in Arunachal can be cool and refreshing. Here are listed the details on the best time to visit Arunachal Pradesh.
Summer (April to June)
Arunachal is an ideal summer vacation destination for families, solo travellers and even adventure seeking honeymooners. With the temperatures ranging from 20°C - 35°C, it makes an ideal summer vacation for family, honeymooners and even for solo travellers. If you are travelling in summer, you can trek and go sightseeing around places like Tawang, Roing, Ziro, Namdapha National Park etc. This is also the time to see wildlife in abundance in the wildlife reserves or bask in nature around the beautiful waterfalls and find your peace in the many temples and monasteries around. Since summer is considered off-season, one can get the best deals on hotels and travel on budget.
Monsoon (July to September)
After summer in the hills, the monsoon season cools the land and nature is bountiful and beautiful. Though monsoon is short-lived, the overall region receives quite a bit of rainfall, close to 2,000 to 4,000 mm. At times there can be a sudden change in weather patterns though and often heavy showers and landslides are common. If you are the adventure-seeking type, some tourist attractions that are not to be missed and experienced include Nuranang Falls and Bap Tenges Kang Waterfall.
Winter (October to March)
This is the ideal time to visit Arunachal as the weather is cool and pleasant; just the perfect season to go for a sightseeing expedition. Winter is surprisingly the ideal time to go as there is the special attraction of the winter festival. Nyokum Yullo and Chalo Loku are agricultural festivals celebrated during the month of February. Another draw is the Pangsau Pass Winter Festival, celebrated during the month of January, which is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the region.