Trekking Seasons in Nepal

Best Time:

Nepal Trekking Season generally is known best as two seasons after rainfalls and after the winter.  The following mid of September to late November is considered ever the best season of trekking in the Himalayas. During this period, the pleasant climate welcomes the trip makers throughout the country, it is neither hot nor cold and visibility of the mountain is crystal clear. It is time to trek, climb peaks, or even organize the Expedition in all regions.

Another best season of trekking in Himalaya of Nepal is after winter; when the sun rays get warmer in spring, many trekkers in the Himalayas can again enjoy comfortable climate conditions. Spring is the season of different types of flowers blooming in both trees and ground in Nepal. Thus it is also the best time to do trekking, climbing, and the expedition in all Himalaya zones.

Trekking and Expedition  in All Seasons:

Autumn (Sep, Oct-Nov):

The autumn season is considered the best trekking season for trekking in Nepal.  September, October, and November are the months in this trekking season in Nepal. This season offers excellent weather and tantalizing mountain views. Temperature is moderate, making it a good time for any trekking, climbing, and expeditions. The sky is generally clear with outstanding views. Occasionally short storms may unload considerable snow at high altitudes.

Winter (Dec, Jan-Feb):

Generally, the days are clear in the winter season too, in Nepal. December, January, and February months are cold days in the mountain. In winter, here is usually snowfall in the higher elevations with the risk of winds and colder temperatures in Nepal. Hence, it is ideal for trekking in the lower elevation. If you are looking for suitable and incredible scenery, this is a great time to trek in lower elevations, like Ghorepani, Poon Hill trek, Everest Panorama trek and village tours in Nepal.

Spring (Mar, Apr-May):

Spring season in Nepal is also known as the best season to do trekking and mountain climbing. This season offers varieties of wild flora blossoming of the giant 34 different species of rhododendrons flowers above 3,000m and hunting paradise during this season, which makes higher altitude trekking more comfortable and interesting. It is mildly warm at lower elevations and has a quite moderate temperature at higher elevation over 4,000m, which provides spectacular and excellent mountains View. Alternatively; March, April, and May are known as the best months for trekking in Nepal.

Summer (Jun, Jul-Aug):

June, July, and August months are the main rainy season in Nepal and monsoon occurs with heavy rainfall which makes trekking conditions unfavorable. This season is the ideal time for Trekking and touring Tibet. However,  in some Trekking regions of Nepal connecting to Tibet and deserted parts of Nepal like Mustang, Nar-Phu valley and Dolpo regions are best Himalaya Zones to do trekking in this season which is alternatively known as summer trekking, a great alternative plan to trip behind the Himalayas shadow.