To answer these questions, first, we need to break-down the seasons. In Nepal, there is a four-season. Let's list them down.

Season in Nepal 

Spring Season

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March, April, and May months falls in Spring Season. March month is the starting of the spring season. Warm weather, clear sky with bright sunlight and night is chilly. Days are longer making it best for trekking or any outdoor activities. One of the major highlights of the season is no doubt the best weather as well as you can see the blooming of Nepal's National flower - Rhododendron across the hills and mountains. It is one of the peak season time in Nepal. 

The average temperature during the day is around 27-degree Celsius and 7-degree Celsius in the night. The following table of average temperature will give you some idea of how the temperature feels like in the spring season. 

MonthDay Temperature Night Temperature
March25°C4°C
April27°C6°C
May29°C10°C


Trekking in Nepal in Spring Season

Spring is the best season for trekking. Lots of travelers plan their vacation or holiday in this month starting from March to May. You will have an option to do almost all popular Trekking in Nepal including Mount Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest Three Pass Trek, Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek, Annapurna Base Camp, Manaslu Circuit Trek and off the beaten trekking. In addition, Spring is also the best time to visit Wildlife in Nepal. 

Autumn Season

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Autumn is the another best season for trekking or any outdoor activities in Nepal. Starting from September to November month, the weather is absolutely amazing. Similar to the spring season, all trekking or peak climbing activities are open to all trekkers around the world.


Trekking in Nepal in Autumn Season

From Short Trekking to High Pass Trekking, travelers have a multiple-choice in choosing the outdoor activities in Nepal.  Now, let's take a closer look at the average temperature in the autumn season.

MonthDay Temperature Night Temperature
September24°C12°C
October 26°C15°C
November21°C8°C


Apart from trekking, you can also visit other destinations such as Nagarkot, Bandipur, and Dhulikhel. You can view Sunrise or  Sunset, Mountain or Himalayas from your hotel room. 

Planning a trip in autumn season will let you experience the cultural aspects of two big Festivals in Nepal - Dashain, and Tihar. Dashain is a festival celebrated all around in Nepal. This festival is all about a family reunion, exchange of blessing, cooking and eating food. It is celebrated for a full ten days. Whereas, Tihar is the festival of Light, celebrated by Hindu people for five days. Every house lit inside and outside with Diyas, the night view is simply amazing. It is the second biggest festival after Dashain. 

Winter Season 

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During the winter season, the weather is cold, foggy and cloudy. Most of the high passes trekking may be closed. The recommended trekking in this month (December to February) are Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Langtang Valley Trek, and Ghorepani Poonhill Trek. Also, you can plan your short trip to Kathmandu Valley Hiking, and Pokhara - City of Lake. Christmas and Lhosar festival is celebrated in this winter season. 

The following table of average temperature in day and night will give you an idea: 

MonthDay Temperature Night Temperature
December16°C3°C
January15°C2°C
February14°C4°C

Summer Season 

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Typically, days are wet with high humidity. Mostly the rain falls at night, resulting in the wonderful weather next morning. The visibility in the higher regions - Mountains is very low and risk of landslides. In the lower region, the weather is very hot and dusty (Terai part). 

Take a look at the following table which shows the average temperature of day and night in the summer season. 

MonthDay Temperature Night Temperature
June 30°C15°C
July28°C16°C
August26°C18°C


Mid-June is the starting of Monsoon season in Nepal. In this season, the highly recommended trek are Upper Mustang, Upper Dolpo, TIlicho Lake, Tsum Valley, Nar Phu Valleyand Annapurna Circuit which lies in the rain-shadow area of Nepal. There are low rain and humidity. 

If you are planning for Everest Base Camp Trekking in Summer season then expect some rain in the first day which will gradually improve the weather. The major advantages of trekking in Summer Season are crowd-free experiences in routes, teahouse, and flights. 

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