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Climbing Season in Nepal 2019

Posted On:Sunday, September 8, 2019

The culture, tradition, and geography are highly diverse. If one goes to Terai they can experience warm temperatures the harsh sun during mid-day can get hard to endure. And similarly, if you go to Himalaya which is just a few hours’ drives from Terai, you need a very warm jacket to protect yourself from cold. Within just a few hour distances, one can experience such changes in the climate. That’s why one can enjoy any kind of climate as per their liking. The elevation of the country is from 60m above sea level to the highest altitude in the world, Mount Everest (8,848 m.). Also, out of the 10 highest peaks, 8 are in Nepal. So, one can call Nepal a mountainous country.

The Himalayas of Nepal covers the upper area of Nepal which is a border for Nepal-China. The Himalaya Area runs from east to west of Nepal and covers 2,400 km of Nepal’s land. And looking at geographical terms, this area covers 16% of the total land of Nepal. Nepal has a wide range of opportunities for adventure lovers because of its geographical diversity and difficulties. The most popular activities in Nepal include Trekking and Mountain Climbing.

Trekking and Climbing in Nepal

As we have already mentioned, Nepal has a highly diverse geography, due to which most of the places are still untouched and under-developed. This can bring thrilling opportunities to people who want to experience a trek in an untouched walking trail.  The trekking trail is as exciting as it can be, from the green lush valley to forcefully flowing waterfalls, you can experience everything here. The common thing you can find around Nepal is hospitality and helpful nature.

The people around the trekking trails are very kind and helpful. The snow-white view of the mountain will also make you think for a while whether you are on earth or in heaven. For some trekking can be thrilling and for some, walking at a high altitude location where all the area is covered with snow can be a definition of excitement. Whatever your definition of excitement is, this country will surely fulfill your thirst for the thrill.

Best time for Trekking and Climbing in Nepal

Autumn is the best season for trekking as well as climbing in Nepal. This time period is safe for mountain climbing and the view is also mesmerizing around this time of the year. The rainy season starts in August and generally end by mid-September, resulting in generally cool, clear, dry and relaxing weather in Nepal. Also, the harvesting is completed and people are in a festive mood by this time. Most importantly, the two biggest and most important Hindu festivals—Dashain and Tihar is celebrated during October-November. Therefore, autumn can be the best period for climbing as well as a better time for one to understand and experience the culture, tradition, and beauty of Nepal.

Mountain Climbing and economy of Nepal

Mountain climbing is much more thrilling and exciting in Nepal than in other countries so a lot of tourists visit Nepal for these activities. With the increase in the flow of tourists, the economical condition also improves. To add to it, statistics show that more than 2.4 million NRP is paid as royalty from all people who will be climbing mountains in 2019. So, we can assume that mountain climbing can also help increase Nepal’s economical condition.

Popular Mountain Ranges for Climbing

World’s Highest Mountain – Mount Everest (8,848m.)

Third Highest Peak – Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m.)

Fourth Highest Peak – Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m.)

Fifth Highest Peak – Mt. Makalu (8,462m.)

Sixth Highest Peak – Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m.)

Seventh Highest Peak – Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m.)

Eight Highest Peak – Mt. Manaslu (8,156m.)

Tenth Highest Peak – Mt. Annapurna (8,091m.)


Nepal is the best tourist destination for trekking and mountain climbing and we can make your experience in Nepal even better! Contact us for the best trekking and peak climbing package. Our expert guides will help you with all the related information that can be useful/ necessary during the journey.  Also, we can customize a package according to your needs and special requirements.