Nepal Trekking Seasons

Nepal Trekking Seasons

Nepal trekking seasons are spring and autumn. Almost all the trekking destination gives the best view during these seasons. Nepal is a beautiful country having thousands of trekking destinations in its small area of 147181sq km. possible treks and the best time to trek in Nepal are described below.

Nepal Trekking season for Everest Base Camp Trek in October

Nepal Trek in Spring: March, April, and May

Spring is the season of blooming flowers and represents the best Nepal trekking season. At the end of winter, the dried plants start decorating themselves. The forest blooms and gives amazing views of freshness. The new buds not only decorate themselves but it makes our trekking trial wonderful which all the trekkers enjoy throughout the trek. The possible trek in the spring season are listed below:-

Trekking In Nepal in March:

March is the best month of Nepal trekking season. From beginning to the end of March the trekking trials remain busy. Early March remains colder but you can get the best view and snow-covered landscape at high altitudes. It will be riskier to do a high-altitude trek such as three passes trek, Gokyo Lake trek in Early March. It will be better to do these treks in late March.

All possible trekking in March is listed below:

  • Everest base camp trek
  • Annapurna base camp trek
  • Everest panorama trek
  • Ghorepani Poonhill trek
  • Mardi Himal trek

Trekking In Nepal in April:

April is the king of Nepal trekking season. You can do trekking in any part of Nepal throughout the month of April. Pleasant weather, moderate temperature, clear sky, and the best view of the mountain make your trekking blissful during April.

All the possible treks during April are listed below:

Trekking In Nepal in May:

Early May is good Nepal trekking season but late May can be troublesome due to rain. As the weather is uncertain but late May does not give a good trekking experience if you have to face rainfall. Sometimes you can get the best view even in late May but sometime you may have to face heavy rainfall.

All possible treks in May are listed below:

  • Everest base camp trek
  • Annapurna base camp trek
  • Annaurna circuit trek
  • Everest three passes trek
  • Gokyo Lake trek
  • Upper Dolpo trek
  • Manaslu circuit trek
  • Mardi Himal trek
  • Tilicho lake trek
  • Island peak climbing

Nepal Trek in Summer: June, July, and August

The summer season remains wet in Nepal due to monsoon rain. Summer is also considered the best Nepal trekking season for dry regions of Nepal where no rainfall occurs throughout the year. You can trek in Manang, Mustang, and Dolpo in the summer season.

Trekking In Nepal  in June:

You can do trekking in Mustang and Dolpo region during June. Trekking in June will be challenging in the Everest region, Manaslu region, and Anaapurna region.

Possible treks in June are listed below:

  • Upper Dolpo trek
  • Lower Dolpo trek
  • Upper Mustang Trek

Trekking In Nepal In July

July remains totally rainy in Nepal. You can only trek in the Dry regions of Nepal during July. The best trekking in July are:

Trekking In Nepal in August

August is favourable for different trekking in Nepal. Less rainfall occurs and you can do all trekking from Late August. It is the last month of summer besides the rainy days you can get a clear view and pleasant weather during August.

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Possible treks in August are:

  • Everest base camp trek
  • Annapurna base camp trek
  • Mardi Himal trek
  • Nar Phu Valley trek
  • Annapurna circuit trek

Nepal Trek in Autumn: September, October, and November

Autumn is considered one of the best Nepal trekking seasons. With the end of the summer season trekking resumes in Nepal Himalaya. Sometimes we may face rainfall but it continues for a short time. You can do trekking in all popular destinations during the autumn season.

Trekking In Nepal in September

September is the best month of Nepal trekking season. You can choose any of your best trekking destinations during September. You can trek in Annapurna region trekking routes, Everest region trekking routes, Langtang trekking routes, Dhaulagiri trekking routes, and Manaslu trekking routes. You can see the best weather conditions throughout the country.

All possible treks during September are listed below:

  • Everest base camp trek
  • Annapurna base camp trek
  • Langtang valley trek
  • Mardi Himal trek
  • Manaslu circuit trek
  • Annapurna circuit trek
  • Gokyo Cho La pass trek
  • Everest three passes trek

Trekking In Nepal in October

October is a peak month of Nepal trekking season. You can do all the treks and expeditions possible in Nepal. You can explore the greatest festival of Nepal i.e. Dashain and Tihar along with trekking in October. Blooming flowers and ripen fruits in forest trials add beauty to the place during October.

All possible treks during October

  • Everest base camp trek
  • Annapurna base camp trek
  • Langtang valley trek
  • Mardi Himal trek
  • Manaslu circuit trek
  • Annapurna circuit trek
  • Gokyo Cho La pass trek
  • Everest three passes trek

Trekking In Nepal in November

Cold weather starts at the end of November. So trekking in early November will be better than trekking in Late November. You can go to every trekking trail in Nepal in November. In the highlands, you may face snowfall in November.

All possible treks in November are:

Nepal Trek in Winter: December, January, and February

Winter remains colder in the Himalayan region but also you can do trekking in some lowlands of Nepal. Winter trek remains amazing with the snow-covered landscape.

Trekking In Nepal in December

Trekking in December is most favourable in the Annapurna region. You can also do the Everest base camp trek in December but it will be more challenging to complete the trek.

Possible treks in December are:

  • Annapurna base camp trek
  • Mardi Himal trek
  • Ghorepani poonhill trek
  • Khumai danda trek
  • Khopra danda trek
  • Panchpokhari trek

Trekking In Nepal in Janurary

January is the coldest month of Nepal trekking season. Even if it is the coldest month you can have warmer days in Jan. There are different destinations to enjoy in January. Some of them are listed below:

Trekking In Nepal in February

February is less likely for trekking. It is not possible to trek at a high altitude. You can do short treks near Pokhara. Annapurna region trekking routes also remain in good condition for trekking.

Possible treks during February

  • Annapurna base camp trek
  • Ghorepani poon hill trek
  • Khumai danda trek
  • Mardi Himal trek
  • Kori trek
  • Langtang valley trek
  • Helambu trek

Month wise Trek in Nepal

Below, we have listed the names of different treks in Nepal along with the best months to trek. Our aim is to provide clarity on the ideal trekking season for each route.

Trekking Jan Feb Mar Ap May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Everest base camp trek
Annapurna base camp trek
Kanchenjunga base camp trek
Api Himal base camp trek
Amadablam base camp trek
Dhaulagiri base camp trek
Everest three passes trek
Gokyo Chola pass trek
Annapurna circuit trek
ACT with Tilicho Lake
Ghorepani poon hill trek
Khumai danda trek
Mohare danda trek
Helambu valley trek
Langtang valley trek
Upper Mustang trek
Upper Dolpo trek
Dhaulagiri circuit trek
Manaslu circuit trek
Kori village trek
Kathmandu Rim trek
Tamang heritage trek
Gosaikunda trek

Conclusion

In conclusion, the  Nepal trekking seasons are available throughout the year. The most pleasant weather occurs during spring and autumn seasons whereas summer remains wet and winter remains dry and colder. You can do all the trekking in the spring and autumn seasons. Trekking in dry regions can be done in summer whereas trekking in Annapurna region can be done in winter as well.

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