Nepal Trekking Season | Best time to visit Nepal

Nepal is a perfect trekking destination. Trekking can be commenced at any time of the year. Each season offers distinct attraction. However there are two major aspects that you rely on when you decide to go to Nepal viz. crowds and weather. The better the weather, more people visit Nepal to go for trekking. During the tourist season in October and November, flights and hotels are fully booked and hotels and trails in the hills are awfully busy. Such times lie after falls and after the winter.  The mid of September to mid of December consider ever best season for trekking in Himalayas.

During this period of months Nepal has pleasant climate condition. It is neither too hot nor too cold and views of mountain are crystal clear. Another season for trekking in Nepal are after winter when sun gets warmer in spring time and trekkers may trek to Himalayas and again enjoy comfortable climate condition. In spring season different types of flowers blossom both trees and ground and it is also the best time to climb up peaks for outing.

Nepal has four different seasons. Spring starts from March and lasts till May which is warm and sandy with rain showers. Summer starts from June and lasts till August is the monsoon season when the hills turn flourishing and green. Autumn, from September to November, is chilly with clear sky, and is the most popular trekking season. Winter that starts from December lasting till February is usually cold at night and can be smoggy in the early morning, but afternoons are usually clear and pleasant, though there is occasional snow in the mountains.

Autumn (September-November)

Autumn season is the best trekking season for the trekking in Nepal.  September, October and November falls in autumn. During in this season, Nepal offers admirable weather conditions and enticing mountain views. The nights are cold in the mountains, but the dazzling sun makes for pleasing day. Mornings are generally clear with clouds building up during the afternoon, vanishing at night to disclose magnificent glittery skies Temperature is moderate, making it a good time for any trekking. The sky is normally clear with outstanding views. Sporadically short storms may put considerable snow at high altitudes.


Winter (December-February)

Usually, the days are clear in winter season in Nepal. December, January and February months are cold days in mountain. In winter season, there are snow falls in the higher elevations with threatening winds and colder temperatures. Therefore it is ideal for trekking in the lower elevation.  The Christmas period is holiday season in winter and many Japanese and Australian nationalities dominate flights and hotels. If you are looking for suitable and incredible landscape, this is a great time to Trek in lower elevations.


Spring (March-May)

Spring season in Nepal is also considered as the best season for trekking and mountain climbing. This season offers different varieties of wild plants budding off the giant rhododendrons above 3000m and hunting ecstasy during this season, which makes higher altitude trekking more relaxed and attractive. It is gently warm at lower altitude and quite moderate temperature at higher altitude over 4000m, which provides stunning and admirable mountains View. March, April and May falls in this trekking season in Nepal


Summer (June-August)

June, July and August months are rainy seasons in Nepal and involves monsoon with heavy rainfalls which makes trekking situation adverse. It is a good time to visit Kathmandu. A monsoon trek is likely if you are willing to put up with the rain, leeches, slippery trails and lousy mountain views However, in some Trekking regions of Nepal connecting to Tibet and desert parts of Nepal like Mustang, Nar-Phu valley and Dolpo regions, Summer is best season to for trekking. Hence summer trekking is a great option behind the Himalayas rain shadow area.


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