Best season for trekking in Nepal
Technically there is no restrictions for trekking in Nepal .You can go for trekking at any time of the year .The best season for trekking in Nepal will be based on elevation that you are choosing to go for .
There are generally 4 seasons in Nepal and each of the season have their own attractions . You need to prepare yourself differently depending on the season and time you are going for trekking .
You need to know what kind of the weather is suitable for you also , the flow of the trekkers will vary depending upon the season .In some season we can see large number of trekkers whereas some season are very quite with less number of trekkers .
Best season for trekking in Nepal are classified under the following headings :
Autumn Season ( September to November)
It lasts for 3 months that is September,October and November.This season is considered as the best season for trekking in Nepal .This season is considered to have excellent weather condition and the travelers can enjoy the mesmerizing view of the mountains . In this season we can see relatively large number of tourists compared to other seasons .This season is considered as the best season because the weather is really very awesome . The temperature is very moderate and you don’t need to carry heavy clothes for trekking.
List of some of the best Autumn season treks :
- Everest Base Camp Trek
- Annapurna Base Camp Trek
- Mardi Himal Trek
Winter Season ( December to February )
Generally the month of December ,January and February are considered as the winter season .It is too cold to trek at the high altitude Himalayan regions during winter .The day time temperature is 9-12 degree and during the evening the temperature drops down to very low and we can see very few number of trekkers on the way .We need to choose the trekking route very wisely during this season .
List of some of the best Winter season treks :
- Ghorepani Poonhill Trek
- Nagarkot Chisapani Trek
- Annapurna Panorama Trek
Spring (March to May )
After the Autumn season the second best season for trekking is the spring season . This season falls in the month of March April and May . During this season the weather is identical and different varieties of the flowers such as rhododendron blooms on the way. This season is also identified by very low amount of rainfall on the way which somehow interrupt your trekking ,so you need to be prepared for that also .At this season you will encounter number of the trekkers on the way .
List of some best Spring season treks are :
- Annapurna Circuit Trek
- Manaslu Circuit Trek
- Langtang Gosaikunda Trek
Summer (Jun to August)
It falls in the month of June ,July and August .During this season there is not only high amount amount of sunshine but also high amount of rainfall can occur. So the trekking during this season might be hot and sometimes wet also.In summer season also you have to select the trekking route wisely .If you are travelling to mountainous region then you need to add up few more days that might be obstructed due to rainfall.The mountain seems to be covered with clouds .
List of some best Summer season treks are :
- Upper Mustang Trek
- Rara Lake Trek
- Dolpa Trek
Hence the best season for trekking in Nepal is especially during the spring and the autumn season , however you can plan for trekking in all season and in all kinds of weather conditions .Only thing is that you need to select the region that offer the best experience of trekking in particular season .