When is the best time to travel to various regions in Indian Subcontinent?
To plan a trip sure depends on the guests time availability .A trip obviously decided as per your schedule and availability but it needs to be planned keeping weather conditions ,local festivals and fairs and in fact pricing also is dependent on seasonality. The hotels and airlines offer discounts basis high /low season.
North India is vast and topographically ,a contrast and therefore it is having a lot of variations in climate. The country has three seasons: winter ,summer and monsoon. Winter season starts around October when the monsoon ends, in all the northern parts of India. The cool season succeeds not donations immediately, without transition, the monsoon period. In North, the higher regions of the Himalayas, Ladakh and Zanskar, are very much visitable in Summers but for rest of North, winters is the best time to visit .The eastern part is experiencing a less continental climate, more tropical. The hot season is the shortest cycle.
After April ,the mercury often crosses 40 ° C in Rajasthan and also downwards towards the central regions of India (State of Madhya Pradesh, of Chatissgarh, and Jharkhand). At this time, it is best to leave the plains to venture into the hills, Sikkim, Assam, Himachal Pradesh
The Monsoons: Climate change linked to the arrival of the monsoon winds can be felt from the end of May, making the atmosphere unbearable. Heat, humidity and low pressure result in very short storms in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Monsoon rains move from southwest to northeast. Although a recurrent climatic phenomenon, they are highly unpredictable. After the intense heat in May and June, they provide some respite .
The western desert region is unaffected by the monsoon season (August to mid-September). The Gangetic plain oblong strip that covers the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, experiences heavy rainfall from mid-June to late September. Finally, the Himalayan foothills and coastal eastern states (Bengal, Orissa), along the south-western coast of the subcontinent are the first to be affected by the monsoon, are marked by heavy rainfall from June to September.
The monsoon is particularly heavy in the south of India, where the rainy season sets a tropical climate. The southwest monsoon is very extreme from Mid May to October, is contrasted with that of the south , which is characterized by milder rains but two sub-seasons:1. between July and September monsoon and 2. winter monsoon in October and November
Ladakh has a continental climate. Spring and autumn are very short (about one month). The winter is long and rigorous. The summer climate is very pleasant, dry and sunny. However, the nights can be very cool. The best time to visit Ladakh is from June to September, it freezes at night in October. The amplitude of temperature between day and night, or between sun and shade, is very high. The temperature difference between the lower regions of the East, Dah Kargil and the western regions is higher, Tangtse Korzok . For instance,in Dah, it is still 25 ° C during the day in the first half of October and 7-9 ° C overnight. In Leh, it is around 16 ° C during the day and 0-5 ° C overnight in the same period. Korzok is already snow in October, but in mid-September, it is only 10 ° C during the day and -5 to -2 ° C at night. Maximum and minimum temperature in Leh: -25 to -10 ° C in January and 10 to 30 ° C in summer. There is virtually no rain in Ladakh.
The monsoon reaches Nepal by June mid or later , and remains until mid or late September. It is particularly strong in the Terai, the tropical low-lying area on the border of India and Nepal).
There is no seasonality factor to affect your visit decision to this island. The best season for tourism is from December to late March, when it is the most suitable for swimming in the South West of the island. In Sri Lanka the hot and humid tropical climate prevails throughout the year with two monsoon periods : the great monsoon from May to September on the West Coast, and the little monsoon from November to February on the North East coast. The monsoon is characterized by very strong rain showers followed by sun showers. The average temperature varies between 25 ° and 30 ° on the coast, from 10 ° to 20 ° in the mountainous area in the the center of the island. The average water temperature is 28 °.
The climate varies greatly, depending on the region and altitude, but in general, Bhutan is subject to four distinct seasons. The most favorable time to visit is spring and autumn. With its tropical climate, the South is the most strongly affected by the summer monsoon rains from mid-May to late September. At the same time, the North also experiences monsoon, but especially the harsh climate in winter (mid-November to mid-March), makes it difficult to access this region. The tourist area, the Central Valley, has a dry winter but snow is rare. In spring (mid-March to mid-June), the temperatures are very pleasant (average 27 ° C during the day and 18 ° C at night), but on the other hand, do not expect to have a clear view on the high peaks of the Himalayas. For this, we must wait until the end of the monsoon. Night time temperatures can go down to 0 ° C.