The best time to visit this ‘bastion of the zhongarps’ is from September to November. The weather is neither too hot nor too cold during this season and it is the perfect time to enjoy the scenic beauty of the verdant landscape here.
The fastest-growing dzongkhag of eastern Bhutan, Mongar has something or the other for visitors in every season.
Climate in Mongar
Summer Season (May-July)
The summer season in Mongar is characterized by pleasant to moderately warm days and cooler nights. The mercury reaches a maximum of 35°C during these months. The evenings with their cool breeze offer relief from the heat. It is a good time to visit this place to experience a rejuvenating vacation surrounded by the lush greenery of nature. The spring season from March to April is also a good time to visit to see the unparalleled charm and vibrancy of the Lemon Grass farms and the blooming Rhododendron forests.
Monsoon Season (August-September)
Mongar like the southern and eastern dzongkhags of Bhutan receives moderate to heavy rainfall during the monsoons. The monsoons bring some much-needed relief from the summer heat and the temperature falls below 30°C. It is the ideal time to visit Mongar to experience its pristine rain-soaked atmosphere and scenery.
Winter Season (November-February)
Winter arrives in Mongar by the end of November and from December onwards, the place gets engulfed by chilly winds. Mongar experiences cold winters. With the mercury falling to as low as 4°C, Mongar becomes the perfect winter holiday destination during this season. November is also the ideal time to visit this place to witness the magnificent Mongar Tshechu.