Spring season in Nepal

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Trekking in all seasons is good in Nepal because of its unique diversity, unique culture, tradition, religion with dissimilar customs and beliefs, and different celebrations, thus Nepal is the perfect destination for enjoying the multi activities and also a perfect destination to travel for multi-purpose.

Every season in Nepal gives you a different experience while trekking.

Spring is the second peak trekking season then autumn with quite crowded but still a great time to enjoy the trekking in Himalayan. Also best time for mountaineering, peak climbing, and expeditions.

With the magnificent views of the wildflower blossoming in the altitude, especially rhododendrons. Walking deep in the evergreen forest covered with blooms of rhododendrons is like a paradise for hiking and makes your spring-season trek more exciting and beautiful. Spring season trekking in Nepal is also known as the Rhododendrons season trekking. Walking through the up and down enjoying the amazing views of the melting snow. During the walk you may see some trails paved with fancy carpets, it was for the supreme person such as a person like King and his family, so walking through this path will give you the next-level experience.

Not only this but walking enjoying the backdrop views of the gigantic snow-capped mountains, walking through such forest enjoying the melodious songs of the birds, see the wild animals jumping around the trees like Langur, square, believe it you will gonna feel the best trip ever.

Trekking in the spring season means no more danger, more comfortable hiking at higher altitudes, warm temperatures at lower altitudes and moderate temperatures at high altitudes, crystal clear skies, and incredible views of the snow-capped mountain as well as other natural beauty. The pleasant weather is best for the relaxing. When you began to worry about tomorrow's weather, the evening sparkling clear. The months of March, April, and May are the best to trek in Nepal.

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What can you see in the Spring Season during the Trek?

As we said spring season is the best season due to its pleasant weather, nature views, comfortable trekking trails, and satisfying journey. No other season beats this season in the weather and views.

Walking through the dense forest covered with a wide variety of rhododendrons, walking through the snow-melting trails as the spring season comes after the end of the winter season you can see the live melting of the snow through the tall trees and also snow-capped mountains.

With a fresh and clear morning, your trekking is very satisfying and comfortable throughout the day.

This season is also worth enjoying the festivals of the locals, in the different corners of the country as many big and small festival falls during these times.

Enjoying the views of the green forest, and colorful flowers, with the chirping sounds of the birds, walking wild in this season is very fruitful.

Getting to know more about the local culture, religion, tradition, and dressing, their warm hospitality adds worth to trek during this season.

 

Pros of trekking during the spring season in Nepal

  • Warm and pleasant weather
  • Comfortable temperature.
  • Breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains.
  • Wonderful nature view
  • Less crowded trekking trail as fewer trekkers compared to another season.
  • Chances to do more outdoor activities
  • Colorful blooms flowers and rhododendrons cover the green forest.

Cons of trekking during the spring season in Nepal

  • May get hot or get drained fast due to the warm weather at the time of Late April and May.
  • An occasional downpour of the snow and water at the high altitude.

Best Region in Nepal to Trek during Spring Season:

All trek is best to trek in the spring season but some trek is not good to trek in winter and summer, in autumn the trail is hard to be peaceful so it is best to trek during the spring season to enjoy the peace and beauty.

Here we have listed some famous trekking Region in Nepal during the Spring Season:

Annapurna Region during the Spring Season

One out of the top three best trekking destinations in Nepal, Annapurna Region is exceptionally beautiful.

Every trekking trail to the region takes you through the rice-terraced paddy fields, subtropical forests, and glacial surroundings. There are some amazing snow-capped mountains including the world's 10th highest snowy peak-Mt Annapurna, Mt Dhaulagiri, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna South, Mt Dhaulagiri, Mt Machhapuchhre, Mt Manaslu and numerous unnamed 6000 to 7000metres peaks.

There is a huge variety of the trek starting from the simple walk through the flower foothills, to the beautiful hidden villages. You feel like trekking in Tibet, where you need a special permit to be part of the trek. Whatever trek you choose to spend your vacation on, it is sure that the mountain scenery will blow you through it.

Annapurna Region

Best Treks around the Annapurna Region during the spring season.

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek is the best trekking destination within the Annapurna ranges which starts from the east of the ranges and follows the anti-clockwise crossing the highest pass- through La, walking through the world's deepest Kali Gandaki gorge, amazing viewpoint as well as known as the sunrise view over the snow-capped mountains from the Poon Hills, exploring the beautiful Muktinath temples- the amazing pilgrimage sites of the trek, warm refreshing in the natural hot spring at Tatopani. Walking through the altitude from 800 meters to 5416 meters you will collect all the experience walking through tropical forests, rural farmland as well as the glacial zones, enjoying the panoramic views of the snow-capped mountains including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt Annapurna I, Mt Manaslu, Mt Annapurna II, Mt Annapurna III, Mt Annapurna IV, Mt Annapurna south, Mt Machhapuchhre, Mt Himchuli, Mt Lanjung Himal, Tincho lakes many more surrounding peaks.

Trekking the Annapurna Circuit is a worthy trek.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Trekking around the remote traditional villages, the Annapurna Base Camp trek is the best trekking journey which leads to the destination through the lush green scenery with backdrop views of the white mountains with amazing views and a delightful blend of the culture. The 14-day trek is also well-suitable for non-experienced trekkers. Take you to the remote part of the country along with the ethnic villages. You'll get to experience the locals- culture, and tradition. Walking through the beautiful trail covered with colorful flowers and greenery, you will not feel like you are far from your home. Walking every step you'll be close to Mt Annapurna.

So Annapurna Base Camp Trek is considered the most beautiful and vibrant hike in the Himalayas of Nepal. The 14-day-long journey starts from the Pokhara (Foothills of the Annapurna) walking through the charming villages of Magar and Gurung. The journey is full of exciting ups and downs on the rough trails.

Trekking in the spring season, with the clear views of the snow-capped mountains including Mt Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Tent Peak, Fishtail, Mt Machhapucchre, Mt Manaslu, and others. you'll also get to see the waterfalls and streams, enjoy the fresh delicacies, and view the sky kissing the mountains with the pleasant weather and temperature.

With the perfect contrast of the sunny day and the amazing views, trekking to the Annapurna Base Camp is worth it.

Annapurna region view

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

If you are searching for a sort of hiking trek with amazing views of all the snowy mountains, then Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is best for you. The short 4 days trek gives you amazing views of the snow-capped mountains like Mt Annapurna, Mt Manaslu, Mt Himchuli, Mt Annapurna South, Mt Annapurna II, Mt Dhaulagiri, Mt Machhapuchhre, and others.

Starting the trek through the foothill of the Annapurna region-Pokhara, crossing the dense green forest covered with the colorful blooms of rhododendrons, walking through the remote villages of the Gurung and Magar. Your final destination of the hike is Ghorepani- the charming villages of the Annapurna region, with quite dense settlements of Gurung and Magar. It takes around half an hour to hike from Ghorepani to reach Poon Hill to enjoy the clear views of the snowy mountains.

Many trekkers stay the night in the village and wake up early the next morning and hike to poon hill to enjoy the sunrise view over these snowy peaks.

This short trek is best for those who have limited holidays but want to wander all the snowy peaks and the natural beauty of the Annapurna region.

Sunrise view from Poon Hill

Khopra Ridge Trek

Khopra Ridge Trek is one of the most beautiful and short trekking routes in the Annapurna region. Far from the crowded and busy trial, some places give very remarkable views of the Himalayan during the wild trek. With the panoramic views of the snow-capped mountains like Anapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Himchuli, and many other peaks, this trek will be very fruitful for those who have limited holidays. Kaire Lake of the region also added beauty to your walk.

You will cross the fabulous viewpoint of the Annapurna region-Ghorepani Poon Hill- which is an amazing place to see the breathtaking sunrise views over the snow-capped mountains. On the walk, you will have a lifetime's experience, exploring the local culture and tradition.

The trek will also take you through the largest Gurung village of the region along the way, the journey also offers you wonderful views of Mt Machhapuchre.

Mardi Himal Trek

Being the newly introduced trekking trail in Nepal around 2012, the Mardi Himal Trek is listed as the underrated trek of the Annapurna region in Nepal. Camping with the beauty, this trek beats all the treks of the Annapurna region which covers some of the breathtaking glacier valleys, and diverse landscapes of the region. Walking through the dense forests and the wide vegetation. The trek to the Mardi Himal will be fruitful with the amazing views of the snow-capped mountains. The trekking route of Mardi Himal leads you to the off-beaten and the remote site of the region far from the busy and crowded trail of the Annapurna.

The magnificent views of the world's iconic snow-capped peaks including Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri, Machhappuchhre (Fish Tail), Himchuli, Annapurna South, Mardi Himal Trek will add beauty to your wild adventure trek.

Langtang Region Trekking during the spring season

One of the top three best trekking destinations in Nepal, the Langtang region trekking trail becomes exceptionally beautiful during the spring season, walking through the green forest covered with the colorful blooms of rhododendrons, you will get to see the wildlife, flowers, and many more during the walk.

will witness the new plants, flowers, and leaves coming to life in this season, walking through the green forest, and enjoying the backdrop views of the iconic peaks without any worries is what trekking in Langtang region during the spring season offers.

Located north of Kathmandu city, Langtang region is a closet and easily accessible and magnificent trekking destination in Nepal.

You will get to see the many iconic peaks of the Himalayas ranging from Makalu in the east to the Annapurna in the west. You will also see the Langtang Lirung and cross the Lauri Binayak pass-breathtaking vantage point of the trek.

Walking through the holy lakes of Gosaikunda to natural springs, one can explore the variety of the landscapes, and enjoy the diverse culture and tradition, hospitality of the locals, and the lifestyle of the Tamang and Sherpa.

Being a natural and culturally rich region, after Everest and Annapurna region, Langtang is the most preferred trekking destination in Nepal.

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Everest Region Trekking during the Spring Season

Walking to the lap of the world's highest mountain Mt-Everest, Everest region trekking is the best trekking destination in Nepal. Once you start your trekking you'll realize that there is much more to wander and explore in the Everest region.

Walking through the scattered villages of the Sherpa, enjoying the impressive views of the iconic snowy peaks, and charming villages. No other region bet its beauty.

Starting with the flight to Lukla, the adventure starts from the first day itself. The short 35-minute flight gives you the samples of your trek. Heading ahead crossing the Pakhading you will reach the Namche Bazar beautiful settlement of the Sherpa people. From here you will directly head to the Everest Base Camp trek which is around 16 days trek where you will cross the oldest monasteries of the Everest Region-Tengboche monasteries of Tengboche village, walk through Dingboche and Gorakshep to reach the final destination, you will also hike the Kalapather-the attractive and the vantage points of the trek to enjoy the summit views of the surrounding snows-peak including Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Nuptse and many more.

Everest Region view

The best Treks in the Everest Region during the spring season

Everest Base Camp Trek

The amazing trekking route of the Everest region is where four of the world's 10 tallest peaks –Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Makalu, and Mt Cho Oyu are located. Trekking to the base of the world's highest mountain, Everest Base Camp Trek is an amazing lifetime experiencing treks. This trek is best for those who want to trek in the Himalayas which is neither too close nor too distant but reach your expectations for the trek.

The trek takes you to the lap of the world's highest mountain Everest, exploring the Sagarmatha National Park which is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage sites, walking through the lush green forest, and enjoying the views of the flora and fauna. In all of these, you may see the colorful blooms of rhododendrons covering the area. Crossing the scattered villages of the Sherpa, Gurung, and Magar you will get to see the existence of the Buddhist and the Tibetian culture in the region.

The prayer flags, Gompas, and the Chortens added beauty to your trek. Starting with the short flight to Lukla, the walk starts from here crossing the Pakhding, Namche Bazar, Tengboche, and Dingboche, you will reach Gorakshep and finally to Everest Base Camp. The major highlight of the trek is known for the attractive viewpoint to see the summit views of the surrounding snow-capped mountains.

Everest Base Camp

Everest View Trek

Everest View Trek is a short trek in the Everest region that is specially designed for travelers who have a very limited vacation to explore the sensational beauty of the Everest region within very short periods. It is the perfect packages that cover all the natural and cultural views of the region, and best to test the wild adventure within very short periods. Everest View Trek is very popular among visitors and also a beautiful trekking journey in the Everest Region.

During the 5 day trek, you will experience the adventure flight to Lukla, trek to Phakding Namche Bazaar, and walk through the Sagarmatha National Park to view the backdrop views of the snow-capped mountains. Walking through the lush forest of the rhododendrons, pine views the gorgeous landscapes throughout the trek and so on, crossing the scattered villages of the Sherpa.

Passing through the mountain villages, you will get to see the lifestyle, culture, and traditions of the Sherpa people. The walk takes you through the many ancient monasteries and chortens.

Enjoy the breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains like Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Nuptse, Mt Ama Dablam, Mt Cho Oyu, and many other surrounding peaks. The trek will be very fruitful for you.

Everest Region views

Gokyo Lake Trekking

Gokyo Lake Trekking is a wonderful journey to the six-glacier lakes, which also includes the climb to the top of the Gokyo Ri. The Gokyo RI is almost at the same altitude as the Everest Base Camp so you will enjoy the spectacular views of the snow-capped mountains including Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, and other high mountains with many glaciers.

The Gokyo lakes are formed with the combination of the six lakes that lie in the Gokyo Valley Falls in the Sagarmatha National Park area. The lakes are considered the world's highest freshwater lake system and also sacred places for both Hindus and Buddhists.

Gokyo Lake Trekking

Trekking this route provides you with lots of places to wander and explore, views of the fresh high-altitude lakes, and views of the largest glacier of the Himalayas-Ngozumpa glacier. Walking through the lush forest, listening to the chirping sounds of the birds, crossing the scattered village of Sherpa, knowing more about them exploring the beauty, and walking through the Sagarmatha national parks.

Gokyo Lake trekking is a worthy trek in the Everest region.

Final saying

Pleasant weather, the less crowded route than others, greenery views, and breathtaking snow-capped mountain views with crystal clear views trekking in Nepal during the spring season is a worthy one. Not only the above-mentioned trek, but this season is also very good to trek to any region in Nepal, cause there is less chance of disturbance of weather, temperature, and other natural disasters.

Keep planning, and stay positive and safe, we'll try to meet soon!!

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