With the unique blend of nature and culture, Nepal is one of the best trekking destinations for adventure enthusiast. The Himalayas in the world, cannot quite challenge Nepalese counterparts in terms of impressive trekking routes and height that it offer. Surrounded by several of world’s highest mountain peaks including Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt Manaslu, and Mt. Annapurna; Nepal, offers world’s best trekking routes, stunning landscapes, and ethereal beauty.
September is that time of the year in Nepal when clouds come crashing down, leaving the skies bluer, the earth greener and the air cleaner. What better way to experience this than in the mountains? september is one of those months, when traveling in Nepal is one of the best things to do. But are you wondering where to go? Ultimately, the trek you end up choosing will be based on personal preferences more than anything else. Furthermore, the treks differ in terms of duration, difficulty, cultural elements, religions and, of course, remoteness. Depending upon these factors — and your budget — you can make an informed decision as to which trek would be suitable for you during September.
If you are thinking about trekking in Nepal in September, then Himalaya Hub will assist you to select the proper treks which best suits you in terms of safety; as well as weather point of view.
Weather in September
Monsoon season is at its midway point in the month of September. The climate varies from subtropical in the Terai region to Alpine climate in the Himalayan region. During September, the average temperature in Kathmandu is around 30°C during the daytime and around 20°C during the night time. The climate during September is hot and wet and there is rainfall nearly every day of the month. During these months, the rainfall rate is generally around 198 mm. But the weather in the rain shadow regions, behind the High Himalayas, is warm and dry making them perfect for trekking in September in Nepal. However evening gets very chilly, so make sure to pack some warm clothes.
Best Destination for Trekking in Nepal in September
Trekking in Nepal in September is definitely worth it considering the scenery and diversity. Trekking in this month provides you with a great opportunity to explore the Geography, climate as well as the cultural diversity of Nepal. Moreover, if you’re planning on trekking in Nepal in September then you can also do short treks like Ghorepani Poon Hill trek and Dhampus Sarangkot Trek.
In order to ensure that you completely enjoy september, here is a lay down on some of the best places to visit in Nepal in september.
Everest Panorama Trekking in September
Everest Panorama Trekking is one of the most demanding and observed as the best trekking destination. Well, nothing can beat the delight and sense of accomplishment that grips hiker on seeing the remarkable mountain up close, that will certainly take your breath away. As in whole, Everest Base Camp Trek is a mixture of incredible natural beauty, fascinating culture, as well as the experience of warm Hospitality from the people of Solukhumbu region
Take time to admire the panoramic views of Everest and Himalayas. And by the end of the trek, you will certainly have infinite memories – images and experiences in your head and in your photographs that will last a lifetime.
Upper Mustang Trek in September
Upper Mustang trek is one of the most popular off-season treks in Nepal. Since this region, lies in the rain shadows of Himalaya, you can visit this region in these months. So, trekking to Upper Mustang September is a rare privilege. You can view the dramatic landscape, experience the rich Tibetan culture and visit several unique and ancient monasteries. It is the best way to experience the true life of mountain people who’re not in touch with the rest of Nepal. Due to the poor weather conditions, the flight may be affected from Kathmandu to Jomsom.
Highlights of Upper Mustang Trek
Explore thousands of years old monasteries, temples, caves, and beautiful desert landscapes.
Visit a historical place like Kagbeni and Lo Manthan
An amazing view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Annapurna, and many other high mountain peaks.
The world’s deepest gorge, Kali Gandaki gorge.
Manaslu Circuit Trekking in September
Manaslu Circuit Trekking is a challenging pass and it is among the most chosen trekking destinations in the Manaslu region. Along with the mountain views, one can see a variety of mountain communities on the trail. More or less regarded as a remote and unspoiled trek offers the spectacular views of Mount Manaslu. This trek roughly circles the world’s eighth highest mountain Manaslu (8,163 m). You can see spectacular beauty along the way, and a rich mountain biological diversity. You will get an exclusive view of all major mountains peaks to the east, including Everest and Kanchenjunga.
The trail passes through the subtropical foothills of the Himalaya to the parched high Himalayan and to pastures bordering Tibet. Relatively few trekkers take this trek that is why; the environment is tranquil and still pristine with a true natural flavor.
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking in September
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is relatively easy and short trekking which leads you to the wonderful historic ethnic villages of Annapurna Region. This trek will let you explore the major attractions of Annapurna region from where you can capture some of best snaps of snow-clad mountains.
Anyone can get mesmerized being surrounded by high mountains. Passing through beautiful local villages, rhododendron forest, and one can get access to panoramic views of Nepal. The phenomenal sunrise from Ghorepani Poon Hill is just unmissable.
[This short trek is especially for those adventure lover who are bounded by their time limits.]
If you have done any treks in a monsoon? Tell us about them.
Tips for Trekking in Nepal in September
Trekking in this months, means you have to face rain and Plenty of rainfall causing slippery trails in lower elevation. The time you ascend upper elevations, no muddy road follows. You will feel the dry weather. Also, the trek could get difficult due to Leeches in the path. Thus here we have mentioned few things you need to consider before setting off for the trip:
These months are the season of Leeches and mosquitoes. So, better carry insect repellent, also you can apply table salt or turmeric around your shoe and ankle area to protect yourself from Leeches.
Nepal’s monsoon is a bit different cause it usually rains in the evening. So it is better to start the trek early and get a fantastic view of the mountains or reach the desired destination before rain catches you.
Keep yourself updated with the weather condition
It is a wise thing to do to keep yourself updated with the weather condition. You can also prepare yourself for the trek and get an idea of what to wear. The local news serves as a warning.
Flights may delay or get Cancelled
Due to weather condition some time the flight may get canceled so we strongly recommend you to have few extra days on your total holidays. We recommend you to carry a few extra luggage before you leave.
It is wiser to carry a raincoat or umbrella for personal safety.
As it is the monsoon season, carry waterproof backpacks so that you don’t need to worry about the safety of your belongings.
List of gears for trekking in September
The followings are essential for trekking during these months in Nepal.
- Insect repellent
- Proper grip shoes to walk along the slippery and muddy trails
- Waterproof bags to protect your equipment
- Trekking sticks
- Light clothes to deal with warmer climate
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