Geographically Distinctive

Geographically Distinctive: Bhutan Is Located In The Eastern Himalayas And Is Bordered By India To The South And China To The North. The Country’s Terrain Is Characterized By Rugged Mountains, Deep Valleys, And Dense Forests. The Highest Peak In Bhutan Is Gangkhar Puensum, Which Stands At 7,570 Meters (24,836 Feet) And Is The Highest Unclimbed Mountain In The World. The Country’s Climate Varies Depending On Altitude, With Subtropical Conditions In The South And Alpine Conditions In The North. Bhutan Is Also Home To Several Important Rivers, Including The Wang Chhu, Sunkosh, And Kuri Chhu.


Seasons and Weather in Bhutan it’s no surprise that the climate in Bhutan is astonishingly diverse. In the southern foothills, which continue into northern India, the elevation is as low as 200 metres above sea level, while in the northern reaches, bordering the Tibetan Autonomous Region and the eastern Himalayas, Seasons and weather in Bhutan can reach over 7,000 metres abd  temperatures drop by around 7°C for every 1,000 metres you go up.


Spring is clearly the season for rebirth and reawakening as apple, pear, cherry and peach trees blossom from March to April while forests of rhododendrons flower right through to May. Only the lucky ones get to witness the jacarandas bloom at Punakha Dzong because they appear only for a month. It stays rather cold in March with temperatures ranging from 0-16°C and gets warmer in April and May with temperatures as low as 4°C and as high as 26°C.

For those planning for a Bhutan trip during spring, they are always promised with a range of places to visit in Bhutan in spring and an array of exciting things to do within the country. Also, as spring marks the onset of a comparatively clear sky, this season proves to an ideal time to embark on sightseeing tours, enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayan Range.

Summer(June – August)

The summer months of Bhutan see more rain than usual, though it is a common misconception that summer in Bhutan is also its “monsoon season”—it only drizzles lightly with showers not lasting longer than an hour; the rain does get slightly heavier when autumn looms. While it is easier to access the sought-after sights and spots, the summer climate allows for seasonal produce like the rare Matsutake and Chanterelle mushrooms to flourish. With bushier trees and thicker grass lushly regrown over the hills and mountains of red clay soil, green is very much the colour of the season. Temperatures range from a low of 13°C to a high of 30°C.


With paddy fields all golden, autumn is the time to harvest. Markets are filled with the freshest produce and the festivals are a spectacle to behold. Temperatures stay relatively warm till October, when it gets as cold as 5°C and as warm as 25°C.

For Those Planning to make a trip to this to Bhutan during autumn or fall season. As this season takes the entire country in its grip, it gives birth to an amazing as well as pristine outlook that can soothe away all the weariness of life.


The eastern Himalayas become outstandingly visible during the winter months of clear blue skies. While the air is crisp, dry and cold, the winter conditions invite black-necked cranes to make their seasonal pilgrimage to Phobjikha Valley. Temperatures range from below freezing to 18°C.

You might be worried about the cold but in fact, apart from elevations above the 3000 meters, you will experience quite pleasant temperatures during a day. Just in the morning, evening and night, you might need to endure mild freezing.

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