Nepal is one of the best trekking places in the world. Trekking in Nepal in October is the best month of the year. Nepa is fully gifted with mountains, hills lakes, and species. It is rich in culture and tradition and can be seen visiting the country. It is in the autumn season where there are stunning views like glaciers mountains and beautiful hills. The weather is clean with wildflowers and different species.
During this month farmers harvest crops while you trek you can see full of mustard plants, paddy, millet, etc. In this month two important festivals of Nepal are seen Dashain and Tihar. Trekking in Nepal in October is the month you can see beautiful colors with culture and religious celebrations as well as beautiful nature.
Highlights of Trekking in Nepal in October
October is the best month of the autumn season. The temperature and weather are perfect during this month. Days are sunny with moderate temperature but during night time temperature slightly gets down so you need to carry warm clothes. The weather is clean and can see beautiful landscapes mountains and hills. The trekking route will be comfortable and joyful with a clean climate and weather.
October is the month where you can see crystal clear weather clear sky with mountain vistas, green grassland, glaciers mountain range. The view is amazing in October. The mountains, hills, lakes, and forest is clean and clear with beautiful wildflowers.
Options for treks
October is the month when most of the trekkers trek popular routes like ABC and EBC. The high and small trekking peaks in the region are open during this month. You can enjoy both short duration treks(Poonhill Trek, Shivapuri Trek) as well as long duration treks(Everest Base Camp Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Trek).
Festivals in October
If you are thinking of visiting Nepal in October, you are lucky to see religious celebrations. Dashain and Tihar is the biggest festival in Nepal. Hence the atmosphere is festive and delightful so, you must not miss the celebrations while trekking in Nepal during October.
Where to go Trekking in Nepal in October
Nepa is famous for its ancient heritage, culture and tradition and beautiful hills, mountains with animals, birds, and wildflowers. In October trekking place an important role because of clear weather both long and short trekking is open. Depends on you which trail route you like to trek in October. Some of the popular trek routes are:
October is the best time to trek near Mount Everest region. It is an autumn season a perfect time to see crystal clear weather with mountain view of Mount Everest, Mount Amadablam, Mount Nuptse, Lhotse, and many more mountains. During October you see clear sky and temperature in high altitude si bearable. The weather will be a pleasant condition, during the day the temperature will be pleasant with blue skies and beautiful mountains and hills. Whereas, at night the temperature will be slightly dropped but it can be bearable in the Everest region. So no need to carry thick and heavy clothes or rain gears.
Annapurna Base Camp trek is one of the popular treks for trekkers. October falls in the autumn season in Nepal. The weather is clean with blue skies and an amazing view of mountains and hills. The temperature during day is sunny with blue shies and at night the temperature will drop down in the high altitude. It depends upon the higher and lower elevation areas. October offers trekkers with good weather, climate, temperature and overall beauty of the Annapurna region. You can explore the Himalayas and beauty of the culture and nature with clean and fresh air with mild temperature and stunning views of the mountains.
Ghorepani Poolhill trek is short and sweet trek or hiking. It is famous for viewpoints like Annapurna, Machapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and other peaks. The weather is very temperate and lovely. The sky is clear blue with a temperature of 12 degrees Celcius. Warm clothes are needed during morning and evening time whereas in day time light thin cloth will be best.
Manaslu Circuit trek is hight recommended circuit for trekkers in October. This trek is most difficult but not worst, it leads to crossing and meeting the Annapurna Circuit. The weather is not hot nor frosty. The views of the mountain and hills covered with snow are flawless. The clear blue skies along greenery of hills give the best feeling of standing on nature. October falls on autumn season, a big festival Dashain and Tihar is celebrated. You can witness Hindu culture and tradition as well as experience other festivals like Teej and Indra Jatra as well.
In the Annapurna region, Annapurna Circuit is known as the most popular trekking trail. October is the best time to trek in Annapurna Circuit. The temperature is mild and suitable for trekking. The highest peak point Thorong LA Pass(5,416m) can be trek easily than other seasons. During October you can see a better view of mountains such as Mount Annapurna, Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Machahapuchhre, etc. The weather will be less cloudy and can see crystal clear blue skies with views of natural beauty. Through Annapurna Circuit trek it can lead you to Jomsom Muktinath trekking route. The Muktinath temple is a popular religious site for both Hindus and Buddhists.
What to wear in October
The temperature is mild so you need to carry both light and warm clothing. During day time the temperature is warm and clear so, lightweight clothes are comfortable. Whereas during night time it feels colder than a day. In short, you need to carry warm clothes. You need a windproof and waterproof jacket for trekking as well.
October is the best month to trek in Nepal. You can go any trekking routes ie short trekking route and long trekking route. Unlike winter and monsoon, the weather will be clear and pleasurable in October. The panoramic view of snow-clad peaks is magnificent with beautiful hills and wildflowers. The perfect climate and moderate temperature enhance the beauty of the trek.