Best Time to Visit Assam

One of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Northeast India, Assam is a box full of surprises. The state is majorly famous for its aromatic tea gardens, wildlife parks teeming with exotic biota, and pretty villages offering a refreshing experience. 

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Though different kinds of tourists prefer to visit Assam during different seasons, however the best time to visit Assam is winter. However, the summer season is also preferred by a lot of tourists for their trip to Assam and is a great time to visit the place. 

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The state of Assam features a tropical monsoon rainforest climate which ensures continuous rainfalls and humid atmosphere during the monsoon season. So, if you are planning to visit Assam, either pick winters for the best experience or go for summers to cut short the trip expenses. 

Here are the best seasons to visit Assam:

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Assam in Summer

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The time period of April to June marks the presence of the summer season in Assam. If you do not mind a little bit of harsh sun over your head and humidity in the air, you should plan your visit to Assam in any of the summer months. The days are hot and the nights are pleasant. It is also a good time to visit the destination if you want to keep your expenses low as this is an offseason and you can get stay options at really reasonable rates.

The state has an unending list of tourist attraction spread all across its territory. If you visit Assam in the summer season, you can tour the entire state without having to worry about pouring rains ruining your plans. The best places to visit in Assam during summers are Tea Garden of Guwahati, Umananda Temple, Jatinga, Dibrugarh, Agnigarh Hill, Majuli, etc. You can enjoy wildlife exploration at wildlife havens like Kaziranga National Park, Manas National Park, Nameri National Park, Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary and Orang National Park are a few of the best places to visit in Assam. Besides, you can partake in exciting activities like cruising, parasailing, river rafting, trekking, and nature photography.

The average day temperature in Assam during summers can be expected to shoot up to 38 Degree Celsius. The average night temperature here during summers stays around 20 Degree Celsius.

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Assam in Winter

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The winter season in Assam begins at the onset of November and lasts till the mid of March. Assam really is a visual treat and comfort to all the senses during the season, guaranteeing an unforgettable experience. The days are pleasant with thin fog protecting the land from harsh sunlight and nights are cold in an ideal manner. 

Though you can expect light showers occasionally, there will not be usually any probability of heavy rains altering your course. If you want a wholesome holiday experience in Assam, this is the best season to visit the place because the climate is just too perfect from a tourism point of view. Also, this is the most preferred season by honeymooners owing to the romantic vibes of the place.

Major tourist destinations in the state are well connected by road and since the state does not receive snowfall except for a place or two, you can visit all of them conveniently. Moreover, the state also hosts numerous cultural events during the season which will add new colors to your experience during your trip to North East India.

Some of the most iconic places you must include on your Assam itinerary would be numerous wildlife parks including Kaziranga National Park and other amazing places like Sualkuchi, Guwahati, Jorhat, and Majuli. Also, winters are the time when the maximum number of adventure activities are available in Assam.

The average day temperature in Assam during winters can be expected to hover around 21 Degree Celsius. The average night temperature here during winters stays around 7 Degree Celsius.

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Assam in Monsoon

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The state of Assam starts to receive heavy rainfalls in the July month which keep the state drenched till the end of September. Due to numerous reasons, it is not at all a favorable time to visit Assam unless you are ready to brave up and get caught into incessant rainfalls defacing the hilly roads of this region. 

Though the landscapes appear heavenly with the presence of clouds and mist all over the place, most tourists prefer not to make plans to visit Assam during the monsoon season to avoid inconvenience.

Since all the wildlife parks remain closed during monsoons, you will not get to enjoy any wildlife experiences here. And you can also not enjoy activities like river rafting and trekking during the rainy season. 

However, if you anyway visit Assam during these months, you can enjoy a lazy vacation in the romantic weather here. Another thing you can enjoy here are the sights of water streams squealing through lush green forests and plummeting down high gorges.

The average day temperature in Assam during monsoon can be expected to hover around 32 Degree Celsius. The average night temperature here during monsoon stays around 25 Degree Celsius.

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