When is the best time to go trekking in Nepal?

Nepal can be visited round the year and it depends upon one’s choice and interest. Trekking in Nepal can be done throughout the year besides in monsoon (Jun-Aug) and Winter (Dec-Feb). Though trekking in Nepal can be done in monsoon too at the rain-shadow areas like Mustang which received less rainfall than other parts of the country. But trekking in Nepal monsoon season is good for botanists when nature will be in full bloom. Trekking in Nepal in winter can be done at the lower altitude but at high altitudes, passes will be blocked by snowfall and the trekking trail will be snowbound.

Nepal has four seasons Autumn Season (September-November), Winter Season (December- February), Spring Season (March-May) and Summer Season (June-August). The best time to visit Nepal trekking is at two seasons Autumn Season (September-November) and Spring Season (March-May). These two are the main trekking seasons in Nepal when trekkers and mountaineers from around the world visit the country for trekking as well as mountaineering. Trekking in these months provides unobscured Himalayan views with clear blue skies. But one disadvantage of trekking in high trek season is that the trekking trails will be crowded. So, one can choose low seasons like December or January to avoid the crowd.

Trekking in Nepal for beginners can go for more easy and low altitude treks. Trekking in Nepal without a guide can also be done but it’s highly recommended that you should go with an experienced guide who knows the area better. Trekking in Nepal alone can call to many risks like losing your trekking trail and if sick on the trek then alone trekkers can be in trouble. Some of the best trekking in Nepal is Everest Base Camp trek, Annapurna Bas Camp Trek, Ghorepani Poon hill trek, Annapurna Circuit trek, Langtang Valley trek. If you are looking for more remote and off-the-beaten-path treks then there are Upper Mustang trek, Kanchenjunga Trekking, Makalu Base Camp trek etc. trekking in Nepal cost depends upon the region you are trekking and doing it privately or group join-up. Trekking in Nepal clothing also depends upon the area you are trekking to and the time of the year. top trekking destinations in Nepal are the Everest region, Annapurna region, Langtang region, Mustang region, Manaslu, etc. tips for trekking in Nepal is that you should prepare about 2-3 months before your trek by going for daily walks or running. Climbing stairs will also help since most Himalayan treks involve ascending and descending on high mountain trails. Luxury trekking in Nepal is also available nowadays since there are several luxury and comfortable lodges in the trek regions like Everest and Annapurna.

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