Best Time To Visit Kashmir
While you can visit Kashmir at any point in time during the year, the best time to visit Kashmir is during the months of March to October. This is when the weather is perfect and flowers, fruits, and alpine meadows blossom beautifully. This period basically covers the three of the four seasons that Kashmir witnesses; spring (March to Early May) summers (Late May to Late August) and autumn (September to November).
Kashmir in Summer season: March to Early May. This is the best time to visit Srinagar because the climate is perfect for sightseeing and there are no obstacles that might get in your way.
Temperature: 15 to 30 degrees Celsius.
Weather: Pleasant mornings with sunshine all over the place that will a perfect atmosphere for treks and long walks.
Why this is the best time to visit Srinagar: Kashmir transforms into a beauty during summers. As the snow melts all over the valley, it creates a perfect panorama to trek your way in the beautiful paths across the valley.
Know before you visit: Srinagar, Gulmarg, and Pahalgam are the most serene places to visit in Kashmir during summer. Here you can experience a cool climate along with rays of sunshine everywhere, making the place glimmer like diamonds.
Tips: Make sure to carry your camera along to capture the astonishing beauty of summer in Kashmir, when it offers striking views that are just picture-perfect!
Kashmir in Winter Season: This becomes the best time to visit Kashmir for snowfall because from December to March the valley is covered completely in a cold blanket of snow and temperatures are around sub-zero levels. If you like snow, this is the best time to visit Kashmir for snow and for those who love winter sports such as snowboarding and skiing. The views from the cable cars and even while skiing is awe-inspiring.
Temperature: -2 to 12 degrees Celsius.
Weather: The best time to visit Kashmir to see snowfall. It starts in October and extends till February, with January being the coldest month. Coniferous trees are adorned by the soft snowflakes, as the chilly breeze gently tingles your senses amidst tender sunlight.
Significance: Best for Snow activities.
Why you should visit now: Though the weather conditions are adverse during the winters, the flood of travelers does not cease. People from all the places come here to enjoy the snow and snow activities like skiing, sledding, and heli-skiing.
Know before you visit: This is the best time to visit Gulmarg and Srinagar. Especially, the Gondola cable car rides! This also the best time to visit and Leh Ladakh.
Tips: Make sure you carry a lot of warm clothes if you visit Kashmir during winters, as the weather can get freezing.