Bhutan Tour in October

Bhutan Tour in October. October in Bhutan has the finest weather of all and visiting Bhutan in this month is best for festivals and trekking in the Himalayas. From early as the 7th century, the tiny Kingdom of Bhutan has existed as an independent nation. Awesome natural barriers and imposing mountain ranges separate it from the hill district of India in the east and west; towering in the northeast the stark mountain of the Jumolhari range provides the frontier with the Chumbi valley of Tibet. In the infinite waste of the Ice and snow of the savage snow peaks of the great Himalayas lies the border with the Tibetan region of China. 

Bhutan Weather in October

The weather is very favourable in Bhutan in October. During October, Bhutan experiences autumn/fall. The average temperature ranges somewhere between 10 degrees and 23 degrees Celsius across the country. It is that time of the year when the rain starts to go away and the weather becomes bright once again. Western Bhutan like Paro, Thimphu, Haa, and Punakha experiences very favourable temperatures with clear blue skies, and the Thimphu festival is the best festival to attend in October if your travel date falls in this month. Please reconfirm the festival dates with us. The maximum and minimum temperatures of different districts of Bhutan are listed below.

Bhutan Holiday Package in October

There are multiple holiday packages to book in October. October month has many festivals and it is the busiest time of the year for tourists visiting Bhutan. Popular tours like the Thimphu Festival Tour, Trekking Tours, Short Hikes, and Cultural Tours are very popular in October.

What to wear in Bhutan in October?

Warm clothes and pants are important. October can be a combination of both warm and cool temperatures, warm during the day and cool during the night. So recommend you to carry summer clothes along with some long sleeves and warm jackets. Normal jeans and long-sleeved shirts can work perfectly fine. All we want is for you to be comfortable during your tour in Bhutan. And if you are trekking during this month, add trekking boots, hats, sunglasses, and mufflers to your baggage. All the equipment for trekking and hiking will be arranged and provided by your tour operator.

Is October a good time to visit Bhutan?

October to December is the ideal time to visit Bhutan as the air is clear and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder, but from then until April the climate remains dry and pleasant and in late spring the famous rhododendrons bloom spectacularly, flooding the valleys with colour.

Best Things to do in Bhutan in October.

October month is the most tourist season in Bhutan. As per the data by the Tourism Council of Bhutan around 28900 tourists visited Bhutan in October 2019. October is the month of both Hindu and Buddhist festivals in Bhutan Tourists from neighboring India also plan their holidays during this time of the year. The weather favours all tour activities like TrekkingBikingCultural toursBird WatchingKayaking, and Nature tours.

Rafting at Punakha River

Places to Visit Bhutan in October

Places like Tsirang, Phuntsholing, Eastern Bhutan, Central, and Western Bhutan are best to visit in October. If you are flying into Bhutan places like Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, and Phobjikha are best if you have limited holiday leave.

Bhutan Trekking in October

October month is also the trekking season in Bhutan. Popular trek routes like Jumolhari Round TrekDruk Path TrekDagala Thousand Lake Trek, and Dur Hot Spring Trek are done starting from September till November. During the trekking one can enjoy 178 species of animals including 24 internationally threatened species, and 675 species of Birds. The Country also offers the best flora interested botanists with more than 7000 plants, 300 species of medicinal plants, 50 species of Rhododendrons, 600 species of orchids found above 2100M and some plants at 3700m.

Festival Tour Packages in October

Tshechu or festival in Bhutan is an occasion for Bhutanese people to wear their best finery, socialize and make merry. More importantly, people attend festivals to gain merit. Besides dance and songs, Joker is a major attraction of the festival. The Joker wears a hilarious-looking mask with a large protruding nose and often with a phallus dangling from the head. They signify enlightened wisdom and their acts are intended to cleanse the collective sin of the people gathered to witness the religious dances. The most popular and largest festival in Bhutan happens in October. Read more about the Bhutan Festival.

Some Usefull Information

Bhutan Travel Guide

Bhutan Festival Dates

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