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Best Time to Visit Rumtek

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If yes, you have come to the right place. Best time to visit Rumtek is from October till June.

Rumtek, a pretty village known as Dharma chakra Centre, is located in the affluent state of Sikkim in the Gangtok district. It is a beautiful small town which is incredibly famous for its Tibetan Buddhist monastery and is situated at a distance of only 24 Kms from Gangtok. Rumtek Monastery is a world-renowned centre of Kagyu teachings. Rumtek monastery is the seat of the Kargyupa sect of Buddhism and an almost replica of the Kagyu headquarters in Tsurphu (Tibet).

The best season to visit Rumtek is the winter season and the onset of summer season. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for sightseeing. The best months to visit are October to June.

The summers in Rumtek are pleasant and are preferred by the tourists. The month of March marks the start of summer season and it lasts till June. Temperature ranges between a comfortable 10°C to 28°C during these months. Rumtek experiences widespread monsoon showers and is not a right time to visit the place. Heavy rainfall is the characteristic of the season. The Month of October marks the start of winter season in Rumtek. Temperature ranges between a chilling -5°C to 15°C. Winters last till February in Rumtek. The temperature drops close to the freezing point in this season.