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Dooars Weather And Best Time To Visit Dooars
Dooars is an extensive alluvial floodplains located in the northeastern part of the country, forming a gateway to Bhutan. It is a beautiful terrain comprising the floodplains, Himalayan ranges in the backdrop, dense forests and luscious green tea gardens. The weather and climate of Dooars is quite similar to the one experienced in north Bengal, characterized by long winters and heavy monsoon showers. Here's a guide to show you the best time to visor Dooars.
Summer (March to June)
Summer months do witness an increase in the temperatures and they hover around the 21°C and 31°C mark. But it is not as hot and sultry as it is in the plains. While the summer is not extreme it may however become uncomfortable during the peak afternoons. Hence it is not considered one of the best times to visit the area.
Monsoon (July to September)
Monsoon sets in, in the month of June and continues till September. In June the rainfall remains moderate but as months go by, particularly during the months of August and September, the showers become torrential. Due to heavy rainfall the sanctuaries too remain closed hence it’s not much fun visiting Dooars during these months except for the lush greenery that surrounds the whole area. Nature lovers may find it the best time to explore the fascinating region.
Winter (October to February)
As the temperatures start dipping, Dooars becomes the most favored destination for tourists. As monsoon recedes, it leaves behind an absolutely gorgeously green surrounding that is intoxicating. There are no rains, skies remain crystal clear and weather is perfect for visiting the sanctuaries and enjoying the beauty of nature. A tourism festival called 'Teesta Tea and Tourism fest' is celebrated with much fervor in winter. Activities like paragliding, jungle safari and river rafting are also very popular among the adventurous tourists. In December and January, the temperatures can dip as low as 0°C but mostly hover around 10°C and 23°C.