Best Trekking Season in Nepal:
Autumn and Spring Season 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 with 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 ground. Also, the spring season is the best time for climbing and expedition in Nepal.
Spring and Autumn are Best Trekking Seasons in Nepal
Spring Season (March-April-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 mountains views. March, April, and May are considered the best for trekking in Nepal.
Recommended Trekking for Spring Season in Nepal:
Everest Base Camp Trekking
Manaslu Circuit Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
Annapurna Circuit Trek
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The Monsoon (summer) Season (June-July-August-Sep. Mid)
The monsoon (summer) season starts from 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:
Upper Mustang Trekking
Nar Phu Valley Kang La Pass Trekking
Lower Dolpo Trek 18 Days
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Autumn (Mid - September to early December)
Autumn is the best trekking season in Nepal with clear skies and incredibly fine weather. The season starts from 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:
Everest Region Trekking
Annapurna Region Trekking
Langtang Region Trekking
Manaslu Region Trekking
In autumn you can do Trekking in Nepal anywhere.
Winter Season (Mid-December to Mid-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:
Mardi Himal Trek
Ghoreapni Poon Hill Trek
Khopra Ridge Danda Trek
Pikey Peak Trek
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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 heavy snowfall by preparing well equipment. If you are planning to do a Trekking in winter we recommend you to prepare well equipment for cold and snowfall. You can check for a recommended packing list for Nepal trekking before starting the trip.
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