Nepal is one of the popular countries for trekking and similarly, the best season to trek in Nepal is during the spring and Autumn seasons. This season is best cause during this season the weather is mild the sky is clear, and the air is fresh with amazing views of the mountains. As trekking is in the mountains it will be cold there but the lower elevations would be warmer than the higher mountains during the daytime, and the weather would be quite shiny.
In this blog, we will explore the best seasons to trek in Nepal and highlight the unique features of each season:
Spring (March to May):
The most popular season to trek in Nepal is the spring season. The weather during this season is quite mild and stable with clear views of the sky and enjoyable temperatures. In this season you will be showered with the beauty of Nepal. The blooming rhododendron forests give a stunning view, and add a charm to the whole trek. The colorful rhododendron forests will leave you speechless. The temperature is moderate and the environment is lush. The popular treks like Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit, and Langtang Valley are best during the spring season.
Autumn (September to November):
Autumn is considered another excellent season for trekking in Nepal. This season is the most preferred and the most favorable period for trekking in Nepal. The weather is dry, stable, and very clear. In this season; you will be showered with each and every beauty of Nepal. The trails seem to be a bit less crowded than that of the spring season. During this time festive atmosphere with the Hindu and Buddhist festivals is seen. Trek like Annapurna, Everest, and Lantang are found popular during this season.
Summer/Monsoon (June to August):
The summer season is generally not preferred for trekking in Nepal as the monsoon begins with warm and moist air from the Indian Ocean. The landscape seems to be lush green due to monsoon rains. The popular trails seem to be less crowded. Chances of rainfall and the trail would be full of leeches in the lower elevations. But it would be quite amazing for experienced trekkers who are seeking unique adventures. This season is perfect for exploring the rain shadow areas like Upper Mustang.
Winter (December to February):
If you aren’t afraid of the cold, you can trek even in the winter season. The weather seems to be dry and settled but cold. The trails are filled with fewer trekkers during the monsoon and autumn seasons. You would be able to feel the crisp mountain air and clear views after the snowfall. In this season lower altitude treks like Poon Hill and Langtang Valley are found to be preferable.
Nepal explores breathtaking trekking experiences throughout the year. from the vibrant colors of spring to the lush landscapes of summer, the clear skies of autumn, and the tranquility of winter all the seasons have their uniqueness. Plan your trek wisely by keeping everything in mind like the weather conditions, your personal preferences, and the popularity of the trail. You must obtain all the necessary permits and be well-prepared for your chosen season. Begin the journey of a lifetime and discover the beauty of Nepal with Leaf Holidays treks and expedition