The Best time to visit Mahavatar Babaji Cave 

In Uttarakhand, the weather and climate are both getting awesome and favorable for travelers: The quantity of sunshine is sufficient even in the winter season and remains a sunny day throughout the year except for 2 months July and August,  in the Kumaun region of this Himalayan. Many people ask me -What is the Best time to visit Mahavatar Babaji Cave in the Himalayas? So I put here the best possible information to choose the best time for the Cave.

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Mahavatar Babaji Cave India 

The cave of Mahavatar Babaji in Uttarakhand, India is a sacred space that will help one’s mind to quiet and thus connect with the inner self. There, one can practice Kriya Yoga meditation regularly to achieve Oneness with this higher self within.

Babaji Cave in the Almora district is known for its pleasant weather and moderate climate, mildly cold and mildly hot. In India, the district is famed for throwing 360 degrees views of the snow-capped peaks of the Trans Himalayas throughout the year. It gives access to 365 days of visits, neither too hot nor too crowded with visitors unlike the Garhwal region of the Himalayas.

Mahavatar Babaji Cave Kukucchina Dwarahat Uttarakhand India
Mahavatar Babaji Cave Kukucchina Dwarahat Uttarakhand India

The Cave Location 

  • Hence, Mahavatar Babaji cave is perched near the Pandvkholi, on the Dunagiri or Dronagiri mountains close to Kukuchina, a tiny town under the Dwarahat block.
  • Dwarahat is a big Himalayan town, constituting 116 villages, which is famous for the several educational institutions, Engendering colleges, Ashram, and Temples.
  • Yogoda Satsanga Society of India, (a lineage of the Kriya Yoga) in Dwarahat, known as Yogoda Satsanga Sakha Ashram.
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Mahvatar Babaji Cave Trekking Route
Mahavatar Babaji Cave Trekking Route

The Best time to visit Mahavatar Babaji Cave ?

  • September to December and February to June are the suitable and convenient months to make a visit to Mahavatar Babji Cave.
  • Whereas in the months of January and February, the cave can receive light snowfalls but the cave remains open around the year for its followers and devotees. But due to snowfall, sometimes hard to reach the cave.
  • June month is somewhat hot, from the month of July it starts receiving rains until the month of August.
  • While in the month of September the weather returns to its normality then day by day gradually gets cold till the month of February.
Babaji Cave Uttarakhand
Babaji Cave Uttarakhand

The Recommended Period

Spring season (Mid February ) to summer season ( Mid June)  is the quintessential period to travel Babaji Cave when the sky becomes very clear & blue, the weather and climate both make the temperature of the place divine, and scenic views of the place turn into soulful.

But the disciples keep coming to visit for spiritual purposes throughout the year except for July and August, these two months receive heavy rain almost every day.

Mahavatar Babaji Cave in the Monsoon (July – August)

The monsoon period in Dwarahat continues from the month of June to the month of August and after the month of August monsoon starts waning.

As soon as the monsoon goes off the place becomes nature-filled a divine destination for the spiritual seekers.

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Rajnikant at Mahavatar Babaji Cave
Rajnikant at Mahavatar Babaji Cave

Opening Time –  Mahavatar Babaji Cave

This cave has a divine aura of Babaji where Babaji gave his first teaching to Mahasaya Lahiri and spiritually very important where is born Kriya Yoga.  So, the local government & Yogoda Satsang Society both look after this cave to save it from the miscreant in order to not spoil its spiritual energy.

The cave opens in the morning around 09:00 AM after sunrise and it closes around 04:00 PM before getting dark, and the rest of the time, it remains closed.

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Namaste! I am Om. I am a licensed Tourist Guide ( Approved by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India), I’m originally from Varanasi. Now, I am living in Rishikesh. I set up this blog to share my tips and experiences for traveling to inspire and help you to travel more. Hari Om

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