Best Trekking Seasons in Nepal

Autumn and Spring seasons are the best time to go trekking in Nepal. In Nepal, trekking is generally suitable during the two seasons - spring and autumn. The best trekking season is considered to be in autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May). In the Himalayas, the months following mid-September to mid-December are also considered the best time for trekking in Nepal. These seasons are complemented by pleasant climatic conditions with moderate temperatures and clear mountain views.

Winter seasons are also ideal for short and easy treks along the countryside. These specially planned treks provide cultural insights and the lifestyle of Nepalese people living in remote areas. Spring is warmer and more comfortable for treks to the Himalayas. During spring in Nepal, a variety of flowers bloom in both trees and the ground. Also, the spring season is the best time for climbing and expedition in Nepal.

Spring Season (March, April, and May)

Spring Season is best for trekking in Nepal. This season is most suitable for trekking and climbing. Spring offers a variety of wild flora blossoming above 3000 m which makes higher-altitude trekking more comfortable and exciting. The temperature is mildly warm at lower elevations and quite moderate at higher altitudes over 4000m, which provides spectacular and excellent mountain views. March, April, and May are considered the best for trekking in Nepal.

Recommended Trekking for Spring Season in Nepal

Monsoon (Summer) Season (June, July, and August)

The monsoon (summer) season starts at the end of May and extends till the end of August in Nepal. During the monsoon season, heavy rainfall makes trekking unfavorable during these months. Monsoon however is ideal for treks and tours to Tibet and Bhutan, some areas connecting Tibet and rain shadow areas like Upper Mustang Trek, Nar-Phu valley, and Dolpo Region.

Recommended Trekking for Monsoon Season in Nepal

Autumn Season (September, October, and November)

Autumn is the best trekking season in Nepal with clear skies and incredibly fine weather. The season starts in Mid-September and extends to late November. Autumn is the best time for adventure trekking in Nepal.

During the autumn season, treks in Nepal offer excellent weather and exciting mountain views. Green Valley Nepal Treks offers treks, expeditions, and peak climbing to any region of Nepal during this season. The temperature is moderate, making it an ideal time for any trekking and expedition in Nepal. The sky is generally clear with outstanding views. Occasionally short storms may dump considerable snow at high altitudes.

Recommended Trekking for Autumn Season in Nepal

In autumn you can do Trekking in Nepal anywhere. 

Winter Season (December, January, and February)

December, January, and February are the winter months in Nepal. These months are pretty cold in mountains with foggy and cloudy mornings and evenings but clear afternoons. Snowfall is common at higher elevations with risks of strong winds and colder temperatures. Winter, however, is ideal for trekking in lower elevations if you are looking for suitable and incredible scenery.

Recommended Trekking for Winter Season in Nepal

General Questions about Trekking Season in Nepal

When to Go Trekking in Nepal?

Autumn (March, April, and May) and spring (September, October, and November) are the best time to go trekking in Nepal.

Is It Possible To Go Trekking in Nepal in Winter?

Yes, you can go trekking in winter in Nepal. In Nepal, there is some trekking which is doable even in heavy snowfall by preparing well equipment. If you are planning to do Trekking in winter we recommend you prepare well equipment for cold and snowfall. You can check for a recommended packing list for Nepal trekking before starting the trip.

Temperature in Various Locations of Nepal for Trekking

Average Temperature of Kathmandu

Temperature of Kathmandu
Average Temperature of Kathmandu

Average Temperature of Namche Bazaar

Average Temperature of Everest Base Camp
Average Temperature of Everest Base Camp

Average Temperature of Pokhara

Average Temperature of Pokhara
Average Temperature of Pokhara

Average Temperature of Everest Base Camp

Average Temperature of Everest Base Camp
Average Temperature of Everest Base Camp

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