Trekking in Nepal during monsoon
Nepal is a fantastic place for trekking and touring; you can trek in Nepal for the whole year. However, the best season for trekking and expedition may be spring and autumn. By Trekking in Nepal during the monsoon, you can get a different experience. Find out the quick facts on monsoon highlights in Nepal to make your trip unforgettable by discovering the best of nature and floral impressions.
Facts to know beforehand
- The rainy season in Nepal usually starts from months of the middle week of June to the first week of September.
- During this time, the temperature is between 22 degrees Celsius or 71 degrees Fahrenheit in Kathmandu (1350m above sea level) and one degree less in every 200m higher elevation. (All are near approximate values).
- Nepal experiences the most rainfall, between 130-320mm, during this time, with July being the month with the heaviest rainfalls.
- Rain is most often seen during the evening and night, with 7 to 10 hours of sunshine in a day. So, it’s not always raining.
In the present context, many travelers also look up trekking in Nepal during monsoon time. And with no worry of crowd or unavailability of rooms in lodges, you can feel the real thrill of trekking during monsoon. Along with these, there are a few other advantages too that you can grab on:
Advantages of Monsoon Trekking
- Excellent sunrise views. The rainfall happens mainly during the nighttime, and the skies are usually apparent in the morning. This allows us to view excellent sunrise views from popular viewpoints across the trails. The warm lights of the sun striking the rain clouds and the gradual change of white snow-capped, rain-soaked Himalayas to golden colors is an incredible sight to see and enjoy.
- Limited edition natural highlights only for you. Trekking routes will mostly be isolated during this time, allowing you to soak well into natural highlights. You have plenty of time to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. In the meantime, take care of yourself too. It would help if you strolled on the slippery trails.
- Lots of greenery brings the best of floral highlights. The Himalayas are more beautiful and clean in the rain-soak monsoon season than ever. The trekking route is usually filled with lush green vegetation, flowers blooming, and agricultural farming on terrace farmlands; It is a good time for all these views and a chance to interact with locals about local products.