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Best Time To Travel To Nepal For Everest Base Camp Trek, Kanchenjunga Trek, Manaslu Circuit Trek & Annapurna Circuit Trek

Best Time to Travel to Nepal

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Are you planning to visit Nepal? You may want to know about the best time to travel to Nepal based on the season or monthly schedule. This article is all about the best time to visit in Nepal for adventure holidays in the Himalayan region.

Best Time to Visit Nepal (Month-wise Idea)

The best time to travel to Nepal starts in early October and lasts until the end of April. May is relatively hot. From mid-June to the end of September is the rainy, humid, and hot monsoon season in which the leeches become active. Often it only rains at night. Enormous rainfall is expected on the southern side of the Himalayas, landslides are common. In the rain shadow behind the main Himalayan ridge, it stays dry in Mustang and Dolpo, summer is hiking time there. In Jomsom and the Manang region, it remains relatively dry, even in the Khumbu above Namche. Trekking is possible, but the Mountain View is often restricted. In humid summer it can get hot in Kathmandu up to 37 ° C, in the Terai lowland it can reach well over 40 ° C.

Best Season for Travel to Nepal

In Nepal, the seasons are divided into four major seasons. Springs, Monsoon, autumn, and winter are the major seasons in Nepal.

March to May falls under the spring season, June to September falls under the rainy (monsoon season), October to December falls under the autumn season and January to early March falls under the winter season.

The best seasons for travel to Nepal are spring and autumn season. However, in the rainy and winter seasons is also possible to travel to low land of Nepal.

While autumn (September to the end of November) is warm and pleasant in the middle of the highlands, winter (mid-December to mid-February) can get quite cold at night, and even uncomfortably cold in the high Bhotiya and Sherpa villages. High passes then snow up. The Terai lowland is suitable for a stay in winter (warm during the day, somewhat cool at night), where it gets very hot in summer. Winter brings night temperatures of 0 ° C in Kathmandu (1300m.), while during the day, as soon as the morning fog clears,  The clearest view is from October to December when it rains for a few days. October, November, March, April, and May are good trekking months, especially the second half of October and March. In mid-October, everything is still green from the monsoon, and in March nature is in full bloom.

Best Time to Visit Everest Base Camp - Best Time To Do Everest Base Camp Trek 

There is no better season than Spring and autumn to visit the Everest base camp in Nepal. This base camp is the highest base camp of all other base camps in the world. It is 5400 M high from Sea level, which is the getaway to Climb Mt Everest in Nepal.

Mount Everest 8848 M high is the tallest mountain in the world. That's why this Mt Everest is the most demanding and popular in the world. We have one of the fabulous and excellent trekking trails called the Everest base camp trek.

Many tourists want to travel/visit the Everest base camp every year for the purpose of the Everest base camp trek & to climb Mt Everest in Nepal. Anyone wants to know the best time or best season to do the Everest base camp trek, to visit Everest base camp to climb.

We at Nepal Himalayas Trekking Company would like to suggest there are two beautiful seasons in Nepal called Spring and autumn season. The best time for the Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal is spring and autumn season.

If you would like to know the best time to visit Everest base camp and then please try to visit March to May in the Spring Season & September to December in the Autumn Season. These seasons are really good for the Everest base camp trek in Nepal because at that time we have found the incredible weather in Nepal.

All tea houses are open, and the temperatures are perfect to visit Everest base camp in Nepal. 

Best Time To Do Manaslu Circuit Trek - Weather And Climate

Aside from its reputation as one of Nepal's finest treks, the trek to Manaslu Circuit offers an exhilarating initiation into high-altitude trekking within the country. While the circuit can be traversed successfully throughout all four seasons, the optimal periods for embarking on the Manaslu Circuit Trek (MBC - Manaslu Base Camp trek) are the spring months of March, April, and May, as well as the autumn months of September, October, and November.

Unveiling the Splendor of Manaslu Trek: Your Ultimate Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventure

Discover the captivating allure of the Manaslu trekking circuit, a true hidden gem nestled within the Nepali Himalayas and often touted as a close second to the renowned Annapurna circuit. Embark on an exhilarating journey through these uncharted trails, where nature's grandeur reigns supreme and the fingerprints of urbanization are barely felt. This off-the-beaten-path expedition promises an encounter with eight of the loftiest peaks on the planet, a panorama that includes the majestic Mt. Manaslu soaring to an impressive 8163m (26,781ft) above sea level.

The pinnacle of the Manaslu Circuit Trek lies at the awe-inspiring Larkya La Pass, situated at a breathtaking altitude of 5106m (16,752ft). This pass, one of Nepal's lengthiest, promises not only an invigorating challenge but also an opportunity to immerse yourself in the pristine beauty of the Himalayas. As you tread along this lesser-traveled path, you'll find yourself surrounded by untouched natural splendor that promises an adventure like no other.

Best Time To Do Annapurna Circuit Trek - Hiking To Annapurna Circuit in Nepal Himalayas

The Annapurna Circuit trek route offers an incredible experience throughout three-quarters of the year. Spring brings a burst of wildflowers, autumn graces the journey with clear skies, and winter blankets the trails in tranquility.

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is feasible for the majority of the year, with the exception of the monsoon season from June to August when river flooding and landslides can occur.

The autumn months of September to November present clear skies and the added benefit of bug and dust reduction due to the rain's cleansing effect. Spring, spanning from February to mid-April, boasts warmer and longer days. This period showcases vibrant rhododendron blooms, although May might introduce haziness to lower altitudes. Venturing on the circuit during winter is also an option. However, snow often obstructs the Thorong La pass, potentially causing delays or necessitating an alternative route.

The months of November to December offer a delightfully serene atmosphere. It's important to bundle up, as temperatures are refreshingly brisk during the day and dip below freezing at night.

Best Time for Kanchenjunga Trek

Mt Kanchenjunga is the third highest peak in the world, which lies on the border of Nepal & India. Although Mount Kanchenjunga totally belongs to Nepal.
Everyone wants to know when is the best time to trek to Kanchenjunga Base Camp or to climb this mountain in Nepal. We have found many tourists who want to visit the Kanchenjunga region for the Kanchenjunga trek / Kanchenjunga base camp trek or to climb. For sure you have to know the best time for the Kanchenjunga trek before traveling in Nepal.

If you have planned to visit Nepal; and want to know the best time for Kanchenjunga trekking; no doubt the best time for Kanchenjunga trek are Spring and autumn seasons in Nepal. We have seen tourists doing this trek in all months of the year but for better would like to suggest March to May in the Spring season & September to December in the Autumn season are really far extra for all travelers.

We Nepal Himalayas Trekking, have a much more fixed departure for this Kanchenjunga trek in Nepal on an upcoming day with reasonable cost. This trek in Nepal is really incredible and the most demanding trekking trail in the world. Kanchenjunga base camp trek is one the fabulous regulated trekking destinations of Nepal, You have to make an extra/special permit along Kanchenjunga general permit for entry in this region.

Not only this, In minimum have two people in a group for this Kanchenjunga trekking in Nepal. And not allowed to go this trek in Nepal without a government license holder trekking guide. We would like to suggest please just figure out these mentioned best time for the Kanchenjunga base camp trek in Nepal. 

Know more about Seasons in Nepal

The spring season

The best time to visit Nepal is mostly in the spring seasons, which are the Months of March to May. During this season the flowers are blooming as the winter thaw. You can see the sky is clear and the new leaves grow in the trees. Nights are cool. This is the ideal time to arrive in Nepal.
The summer season is (June, July, and August) The terai belts are much hotter than other parts. The average temperature through Nepal is around 28 degrees celsius. Hot days bring dry winds and trekking becomes sweaty.

The monsoon season is (June, July, August, and September)

Monsoon begins from the mid-June and rain pours continue till July, August, September) From August the farmers start to sow crops in the paddy fields. The countryside becomes lush green after the rain pour. Many parts of Nepal are wet and slippery.

The autumn season (October, November)

This is another best time to visit Nepal. The downpour of rain is over the sky becomes clear, the weather is pleasant and the surroundings are green and flowers begin to grow. Paths are clear and ideal for trekking so travelers can come to Nepal during this season also.

The winter season (December-February)

The last cycle of the season is winter. In this season cold begins to engulf the country. Cold winds blow and the Himalayan belts are covered with thick ice and lakes below the mountain get frozen. Paths are obstructed with snow and it gets slippery and traveling this season is not recommended.

Nepali terms for seasons or (Ritu):

  • Spring-Basanta Ritu.
  • Summer-Grishma Ritu.
  • Monsoon- Barkha Ritu.
  • Early Autumn- Sharad Ritu.
  • Late Autumn- Hemanta Ritu.
  • Winter- Shishir Ritu.

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