Trekking season

Trekking season in Nepal Himalayas !

There are four season holidays in Nepal. However, the best season to visit Nepal is either in the Autumn season (Mid September to early December) or in the Spring season (Early March to mid-May). The Autumn season is consider as the best season for treks in Nepal. During this time, we have pleasant weather. It is not so hot and cold and the visibility of the mountains is clear.

Another best season for a trek in Nepal is after winter. The sun is getting warmer in springtime may trekkers to the Himalayas can again enjoy with a comfortable climate. In the spring season, various varieties of flowers bloom both trees and ground and it is also the best time mountaineering and climbing.

Autumn (September-November)

Autumn season consider as the best season for hikes in the Himalayas. September, October, and November are fall in this trekking season in Nepal. It offers excellent weather and tantalizing mountain views. Temperature is moderate, making it a good time for any trekking. The sky is generally clear with outstanding views. Occasionally short storms may dump considerable snow at high altitudes

Winter (December-February)

Generally, the days are clear in the winter season in Nepal. December, January, and February months are cold days in the mountain. Furthermore, the winter season is usually snowfall in the higher elevations with risk winds and colder temperatures. Hence is ideal for trekking in the lower elevation.

Spring (March-May)

Spring season is also the best season to do hiking and climbing. Tourists can see varieties of wild flora blossoming of the colorful rhododendrons above 2500m and hunting paradise during the season. Moreover, it makes higher altitude hiking more comfortable and interesting. It is mildly warm at lower elevations and a quite moderate temperature at a higher altitude over 3000m. In addition, March, April, and May months are the best time to travel in Nepal.

Summer (June-August)

Middle of June, July and up to end of August months are the rainy season. And involves heavy monsoon with rainfall which makes trekking conditions unfavorable. In addition, this season is an ideal time for Trek into the trans-Himalayan region of Nepal and tour to Tibet. Some parts of Nepal are located behind the Himalayas where is actually very very less rain even in Monsoon. Mustang, dolpa, Nar-Phu has similar landscapes similar to Tibet.

At monsoon, you can also do Annapurna circuit trekking with tilicho pass. Those areas are the best season to do trekking in summer, a great alternative behind the Himalayas rain shadow area.

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Temperature in the mountains60 to 2000 meters2001 to 3000 meters 3001 to 4000 meters Till 5000 meters
Temperature in January 0/12 deg. Celsius -3/13 deg. Celsius -12/4 deg. Celsius -20/3 deg. Celsius
February temperature 1/14 deg. Celsius -1/13 deg. Celsius -10/5 deg. Celsius -15/5 deg. Celsius
March temperature 4/18 deg. Celsius 2/15 deg. Celsius -7/10 deg. Celsius -10/7 deg. Celsius
April temperature 8/22 deg. Celsius 5/19 deg. Celsius -3/12 deg. Celsius -7/11 deg. Celsius
May temperature 12/22 deg. Celsius 8/12 deg. Celsius -2/14 deg. Celsius -3/11 deg. Celsius
June temperatures 9/28 deg. Celsius 1/20 deg. Celsius 1/17 deg. Celsius -4/14 deg. Celsius
July monthy temperatures 9/28 deg. Celsius 1/20 deg. Celsius -2/16 deg. Celsius -6/12 deg. Celsius
August monthly temperatures 10/27 deg. Celsius 1/21 deg. Celsius -2/17 deg. Celsius -6/13 deg. Celsius
September temperature 13/22 deg. Celsius 11/19 deg. Celsius 1/13 deg. Celsius -3/10 deg. Celsius
October temperature 10/21 deg. Celsius 6/17 deg. Celsius -4/12 deg. Celsius -9/7 deg. Celsius
November Temperature 4/17 deg. Celsius 1/15 deg. Celsius -8/9 deg. Celsius -13/15 deg. Celsius
December temperatures 1/14 deg. Celsius -2/13 deg. Celsius -10/6 deg. Celsius -15/4 deg. Celsius