Trekking Seasons Nepal
Trekking in Nepal is possible at any time of the year depending on where you are going. Most popular trekking seasons are autumn and Spring for trekking tourism in Nepal. The year is divided into 4 different trekking seasons in Nepal and each trekking season has its distinct attraction for trekking in Nepal. Base Camp Trekking classified the Trekking seasons of Nepal are as follows.
Trekking in autumn season (September – November)
Trekking in autumn season is one of the best seasons in the year. In that season offers you excellent weather and superb mountain views. In autumn season weather is clear and we can see the spectacular mountain views and beautiful scenery. Autumn season is the peak season for trekking in Nepal. Autumn season is the season of main Hindu festivals of Nepal like Dashain and Tihar (Dipawali).
Trekking in winter season (December – February)
Trekking in winter season Nepal is noted for occasional snowfall only at higher elevations. Trekking in winter season Nepal is ideal for trekking at lower elevation; below 3000 meters Himalayan foot hills of Nepal with taking superb views of Himalayan ranges of Nepal. In winter season the weather is cool and the sky is clear with occasional snowfalls at higher elevations. Winter season is best for trekking in lower elevation. The mornings and nights are cold but daytime temperatures are mild when it is sunny.
Trekking in Spring Season (March – May)
Trekking in Spring Season is the perfect and best time for trekking in Nepal. Many people from different country come to Nepal in spring season for trekking tourism in Nepal. Trekkers can treks in different trekking region in Nepal and they enjoy a lot with their trekking period differently. In spring season blooming different varieties of wild flowers, most notably the rhododendrons make the hillside above 5000 meters a haunting paradise during this season. It is mildly warm at lower elevations, and at higher elevations over 4000 meters, the mountain views are superb, excellent and temperature is quite moderate.
Trekking in Summer season (June – August)
Trekking in Summer months, which constitute the monsoon season, continue up to mid-September during which trekking is wet and warm. Summer season times are good for the keen botanist as the higher valleys and meadows blossom with flowers and lush vegetation. It is not recommend to trek during summer season. Summer season is known as the monsoon season in Nepal. The weather is hot and wet at summer season times. It rains almost every day with occasional thunderstorms in the evening, though mornings are often clear and you can expect beautiful sunrises. This is the favorite season to trek in the arid rain shadow areas like Upper Mustang, Dolpo and Kailash. Trekking in summer season is also recommended for forest researchers and botanists. The advantages of trekking in the summer months are the uncrowned trails and the less cold in the high mountains.