Best Time to Trek in Nepal
Nepal is one of the best trekking destinations in the world. There are 2 main trekking seasons for the trek in Nepal but any season and month can be a good time. Every season has their specialities in different routes.
Visiting the snowy high mountain base camps, experiencing traditional culture, lifestyle, flora, and fauna, and much more, Nepal is a treasure cove for the trekkers from all around the world. This is a beautiful country to spend a perfect holiday with friends, family and beloved.
There are hundreds of trekking routes as short, easy and adventurous. All of these routes have their beauty with biodiversity. So before planning a trek to Nepal, need to be sure that which time is the best and which route is suitable.
Normally, there are 4 seasons as autumn, winter, spring, and summer. Autumn and spring are the best seasons for trekking in Nepal. But still, there are some low land treks which are known as short and easy treks are good during the winter. Nepal has the rain shadow regions that good to trek during summer and monsoon.
Spring Season Trek in Nepal
Spring is known as the king of the season with blooming flowers all around. This is one of the main trekking seasons in Nepal. This season starts from late February and stays until the end of May. It takes away the cold season and brings warmer. This is a dry season so a possibility of the rain is very low. But there may be some windy day and drop some hailstones rarely.
There will be neither hot nor cold in lower elevation and neither cold nor hot in the higher elevation in this season. Visibility from far to the mountains may effect by haze. But visibility from closer to the mountains is perfect. The trees change the leaves and restart new leaves in this season. Blooming colourful flowers like the Nepalese national flower rhododendron make the forest very attractive.
The spring is the main season for the expedition. There are a couple of hundreds of mountain climbers tries to climb high mountains and Everest. This season is a little bit warmer than autumn. So this is a perfect time for the trekkers who do not like to trek with very cold.
Autumn Season Trek in Nepal
Autumn is the best and busy trekking season in Nepal. After just passing away the monsoon, the visibility is nice and clear. Even mountains can be seen from a far distance at this time. The trekking trails are at the best conditions in this time. Because of the clear visibility and no haze, flights to the mountains are very less chance to cancel. Blooming cherry blossom makes nice to some trekking trails during this season.
Trekking trails will have more traffic by national and international trekkers in most trekking routes. Food will be fresh because keep buying fresh for many customers in the lodges. The lodges are full usually so needs to book in advance in someplace. All trekking routes with high passes are open in this time.
Winter Season Trek in Nepal<
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Hello Everyone! I am Rajesh Thapaliya working in The Nepalese tourism industry for more than a decade and a half as a tour leader and trekking/ tour operator. I have been to most of the Nepalese Himalayan base camps and historical heritage sites. I write my Nepal travel experience and love photography. <b><a href="https://www.frolicadventure.com/" title="Trekking and Tour Company in Nepal">Trekking and Tour Company in Neppal</a></b>
Hello Everyone! I am Rajesh Thapaliya working in the Nepalese tourism industry for more than a decade and a half as a tour leader and trekking/ tour operator. I have been to most of the Nepalese Himal..