Himachal Pradesh boasts of a very diverse geography. The southern part of the state is situated at lower altitude and has almost the same climate as the plains of India. On the other hand, the northern region of Himachal Pradesh is situated at a very high altitude and mainly comprises of the hill stations. Thus, it has a temperate summer and an extreme winter, with freezing cold and heavy snowfall greeting the visitors coming at this time.
Depending upon the part of the Himachal Pradesh you are planning to
visit, the ideal time might vary a little. For visiting the hill
stations of Himachal Pradesh, the months of April, May and June are
considered to comprise of the peak travel season. During this time, the
hill stations experience cool mornings and nights, while the day is very
pleasant. However, if you want to see snowfall, head for the hills in
This is the time when the entire place seems to be enveloped in a white
cloak of snow. Those who love the lush greenery of hills should head for
Himachal Pradesh in July to September. These months make up the monsoon
season in the state, when the streams and springs swell with water and
rainbows lend a heavenly hue to the surroundings. For visiting the
plains, the winter season, comprising of the months of October to March,
is the best.