Winter Trekking in Nepal
Visiting Nepal in December, January or February?
Nepal experiences all the four seasons. Spring and Autumn seasons are best for high altitude trekking in Nepal. However, it cannot be said that trekking in Nepal cannot be done in summer season or winter season. There are lots of options available for winter trekking in Nepal. You can experience the transition of autumn beauty into winter charm, as close to nature. Winter trekking in Nepal has its own charisma and glamour.This doesn’t mean you can go for high altitude trekking, we recommend you medium and low altitude treks, to ensure that you get the ultimate trekking experience.
You definitely need to pack warm clothes during winter trekking in Nepal. The main advantage of winter trekking in Nepal is that you won’t meet the crowd. You won’t need to compete for spaces during your trail or in lodges, as it happens during the peek season of trekking in Nepal during Summer. Obviously, the temperature is low, but you can get a clear view of the skies and the Himalayas.
|Kathmandu||46-70°F (8-21°C)||40-62°F (4-17°C)||40-67°F (4-19°C)|
|Pokhara||46-70°F (8-21°C)||45-66°F (7-19°C)||48-70°F (9-21°C)|
|Namche Bazaar||20-45°F (-6.50-7.6°C)||18-43°F (-8-6°C)||21-43°F (-6-6°C)|
|Jomsom||32-59°F (0-15°C)||32-53°F (0-12°C)||33-55°F (1-13°C)|
|Chitwan||46-75°F (8-24°C)||44-75°F (7-24°C)||46-79°F (8-26°C)|
|* Average min/max temperatures for those months ** Temperatures may vary yearly|
In addition, we need to be careful while choosing our trekking routes during winter. It is recommended to avoid high trekking trails during winter trekking in Nepal as there is danger of snowfall during winter season, especially during January and February. The best treks in Nepal like Everest base camp trek, Annapurna Panorama trek in Annapurna region, Everest Panorama in Everest region and Langtang trek in the Langtang region are possible. Global Link Tours and Travel can customize your trekking trail based on your requirement and time you want to travel.