Best Seasons to Trek in Nepal
If you are planning to trek in Nepal then one of the important factors that you should consider is the weather. Although trekking in Nepal can be done throughout the year, it is important to choose best season for a better view, comfortable climate.
For trekking, Nepal has two best seasons, Autumn season and Spring season.
Autumn (September – November)
Autumn season is considered the best time to trek in Nepal. During this season, weather remains clear, fresh and offers tantalizing mountain views. You can enjoy the scenic views of yallo paddy fields with colorful flora and fauna.
Moderate temperatures, clear sky with outstanding views, making it a great time for trekkers. During the autumn season, there are two of the main festival of Nepal i.e Dashain and Tihar falls. So, you can observe the festive season, culture, traditions of Nepal.
Spring Season (March-May)
Spring is another best season to trek in Nepal. During this season which is March, April and May, different varieties of wild flowers, specially the rhododendrons make the hillside a haunting paradise.
It is mildly warm at lower elevations and at the higher elevation, the mountain views are excellent with moderate temperature.
Apart from these two main best seasons, you can still do trekking if you want to trek. December to February is winter season in Nepal. In the winter season, snowfall in the higher elevations with brisk winds and colder temperatures. So, it is the best idea to trek in the lower elevation. If you are looking for suitable and incredible scenery, we highly recommend to Trek in lower elevations.
June, July and August months are summer season in Nepal. It involves monsoon with heavy rainfall which makes trekking conditions unfavorable. However, you can still do trekking in some desert parts of Nepal. Mustang, Nar-Phu valley and Dolpo regions are the best regions to trek in the summer season.