Trekking Season in Nepal

Trekking in Nepal can be undertaken through the year. There are four seasons in Nepal. Each season has its distinct attraction to offer. The seasons are classified as follows:

Autumn (Sept- Nov.)
This season offers excellent weather and tantalizing mountain views.

Winter (Dec- Feb)
This season is noted for occasional snowfall only at higher elevations. Hence it is ideal for trekking at lower elevations, generally below 3000 meters.

Spring (Mar-May)
Different varieties of wild flowers, specially the rhododendrons make the hillside above 5000 meters a haunting paradise during this season. It is mildly warm at lower elevations and higher elevations over 4000 meters the mountain views are excellent and temperature is quite moderate.

Summer (Jun-Aug)
Summer months, continues up to mid September making travel wet and warm. These times are blessed for the keen botanist as the higher valleys and meadows blossom with flowers and lush vegetation.

It is recommended to carry insect repellent when trekking during summer months.