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Geyzing (Gyashaling) Weather And Best Time To Visit Geyzing (Gyashaling)
A mesmerizingly beautiful town, Geyzing or Gyalshing is situated at an altitude of almost 1000 m above sea level in the western regions of Sikkim. A preferred holiday spot for those looking for a family friendly destination, Geyzing offers amazing locations for camps, picnics and outdoor activities, apart from being a stunning masterpiece of nature’s bounty.
With a predominantly temperate weather, Geyzing is worth visiting at any time of the year; with its local attractions that can be enjoyed at any time of the day. It is a great choice for a vacation especially during the summers when the rest of the country reaches sweltering degrees and the cool hill stations become a form of respite for everyone. Here are some details on the best time to take a trip to Geyzing.
Summer (April – June)
The most ideal time to visit Geyzing falls during the summer months of Sikkim, which witness cool temperatures in the range of 18ᴼC-25ᴼC. The melting snow at the end of winter season leaves behind a clean atmosphere and beautiful landscapes that appear lush and green. All forms of sightseeing and outdoor activities are best undertaken in this weather and this is the ideal time to seek relaxation and rejuvenation.
Monsoon (July – September)
Unlike other areas in western Sikkim, Geyzing witnesses the influx of tourists to a large degree even in the rainy monsoon season. This is because Geyzing receives only mild to moderate rainfall that doesn’t hinder travel to a large extent, and maintain a pleasant temperature range of 10ᴼC-15ᴼC. The beauty of Geyzing is identifiable at its peak after being washed by the rains and appears vibrant and lively.
While it may not be for everyone, witnessing piercing winters of western Sikkim is an experience on its own. The intense cold weather leads to temperatures that often fall to sub-zero levels, and may even go below -10ᴼC on some occasions. Precipitation in the form of snowfall is quite common, and the climate remains dry and frosty. Visitors who do intend to brave this weather are advised to pack enough warm woolens while traveling during these months.