When To Come
The climatic conditions of Nepal vary by the geographical conditions, topography and the altitude. Nepal has climates ranging from tropical to the arctic. The low-land Terai regions have the least elevation and also consist of the lowest region of Nepal which is at 70m from the sea level. The maximum altitude of the Terai region is 305m. The mid-lands or the hilly region have a pleasant weather almost throughout the year. The mountains that lie above 3300 meters have an alpine climate where the temperature is very low in the winter.
September, October and November (Autumn):
This is the best season for trekking in Nepal. The weather is lively and pleasant and you can enjoy clear views of the mountains. The trekking routes are full of adventurers and trekkers in this season.
March April and May (Spring):
This comes only next to the Autumn in terms of popularity. The temperature is moderate and the rhododendrons in full blossoms can be sighted. The mountains can also be viewed with great clarity.
June, July and August (Summer):
This is the best season to trek in Nepal if you are planning on a trek to upper Mustang, Annapurna conservation area, Upper Manang, Manaslu or Upper Dolpo region. These rain shadow areas aren’t affected by the monsoon because of the high mountains. Researchers and botanists prefer this season for trekking. You may need to carry insect repellents and raincoats with you.
December, January and February (Winter):
Winters are very cold in the high mountains. These are suitable for trekking in the lower altitudes of 3500 meters.