Trekking in Nepal in October

Trekking in Nepal in October

Trekking in Nepal in October

Trekking in Nepal, October is one of the best months. During October, visibility of mountains and surrounding area are very clear.

It’s also the month where two most popular festivals in Nepal are celebrated – Dashain and Tihar. You’ll get a chance to celebrate together with local people. So, if you’re thinking to do trekking in Nepal in October, you have made the best decision of your life.

You have an option to choose the best trekking you can do in this season. Nepal offers a wide variety of trekking routes. On the basis of your physical fitness, budget, number of days and groups.

You can choose the best one that is short and easy for you. Besides trekking, you can do various other adventurous activities from short hiking to expedition along with Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and explore the wildlife.

Weather at Everest Base Camp  

During a day expecting the weather to be around 20-25 degree celsius because of the sunny and clear sky. Whereas, during the night, temperate falls down to 5-10 degree Celsius. As we ascend to higher altitudes, the temperature drops down and while descending to a lower altitude, the temperature goes up.

Above weather are extracted from a couple of weather statistics and will be used for an assumption. So, that you will get a basic idea about the what will be weather in October month in Nepal.

4 Best Treks in Nepal During October

Everest Base Camp Trek in October

Everest Base Camp Trek (5364 meters), is one of the most chosen trekking destinations by trekkers around the world. EBC trek provides a splendid view of mesmerizing Himalayan scenery, a moment to observe lifestyle of Sherpa people; the world great climbers, exploring to Everest base camp through one of the world heritage sites (Sagarmatha National Park), to view different flora and fauna that are found nowhere in the globe and the ancient big monasteries that existed for many years.

Everest Base Camp Trek Route

DaysItineraryMax. AltitudeTime 
Day 1Arrive in Kathmandu1400m
Day 2Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding2650m3 hours
Day 3Trek to Namche Bazaar3440m5 hours
Day 4

Acclimatize / Discover Namche3440m
Day 5Trek to Tengboche3876m5 hours
Day 6Trek to Dingboche 4410m4 - 5 hour
Day 7Rest day at Dingboche4410m
Day 8Trek to Lobuche4936m4 - 5 hour
Day 9Trek to Gorak Shep and visit Everest Base Camp 5180m6 - 7 hour
Day 10Hike up to Kala Pathar and back to Pheriche4230m5 hour
Day 11Trek to Namche Bazar3440m5 hour
Day 12Trek to Lukla 2860m5 - 6 hour
Day 13Fly back to Kathmandu 1400m1400m
Day 14Fly to home

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek is located in Annapurna region, which is highly recognized and spectacular region. This region has a popular trekking route since it opened to foreign trekkers in 1977. The highest point of the trek is Thorong La Pass (5,416 meters) at the top of the valley. Due to its altitude sometimes it is difficult while crossing the pass, and the circuit is usually walked in a clockwise direction.

Annapurna Circuit Trek Route

DaysItineraryMax. AltitudeTime 
Day 1Arrive in Kathmandu
1400m
Day 2 Drive to Jagat1300mApprox. 8 hour
Day 3Trek to Dharapani1960m5 hour
Day 4Trek to Chame2710m5 hour
Day 6Trek to Pisang3300m4 - 5 hour
Day 7Trek to Manang3540m5 - 6 hour
Day 8Acclimatization day at Manang3540m
Day 9Trek to Letdar4230m4 hour
Day 10Trek to Thorong Phedi4,600m4 - 6 hour
Day 11Trek to Muktinath via Thorong La pass (5416m)5416m8 - 9 hour
Day 12Trek to Jomsom2670m3 - 4 hour
Day 13Fly / Drive to Pokhara800m
Day 14Drive back to Kathmandu1400m7 hour
Day 15Fly to home

Manaslu Circuit Trek in October

Manaslu Circuit trek starts with the magnificent views of Mt. Manaslu (8163 meters), the eighth tallest peak in the world, associated with a chance to witness the rich local culture, heritage and biological diversity of the region. The highest point of Manaslu trek is the ‘Larkya La Pass (5160m)’ which is widely believed to be one of the exciting passes crossing the Mountains.

Manaslu Circuit Trek Route

DaysItineraryMax. AltitudeTime
Day 1Arrive in Kathmandu1400 m
Day 2Drive to Soti Khola710 m7 - 8 hour
Day 3Trek to Macha Khola930 m7 hour
Day 4Trek to Jagat1410 m5 - 6 hour
Day 5Trek to Deng1804 m6 - 7 hour
Day 6Trek to Namrung2630 m6 - 7 hour
Day 7Trek to Samagaon3530 m6 - 7 hour
Day 8Trek to Samdo3860 m4 hour
Day 9Trek to Dharmashala4460 m3 - 4 hour
Day 10Trek to Bimthang via Larke Pass3700 m / 5160 m3 - 4 hour
Day 11Trek to Dharapani1860 m6 - 7 hour
Day 12Drive to Kathmandu8 - 9 hour
Day 13Fly to home

Langtang Valley Trek in October

Langtang valley is the most amazing valley of Langtang region, where you can visit the Langtang National park and then trek to the end of the valley to view wonderful monastery Kyangjin Gompa (3800m) and the Himalayas. It has been one of the demanded and well-loved trekking routes by trekkers around the world.

Langtang Valley Trek Route

DaysItineraryMax. AltitudeTime 
Day 1Arrive in Kathmandu
1400m
Day 2Drive to Syabrubesi1462m7 hour
Day 3Trek to Ghodetabela2992m5 - 6 hour
Day 4Trek to Kyanjin Gompa3817m5 hour
Day 5Trek to Lama Hotel / Rimche2500m5 hour
Day 6Trek to Syabrubeshi1426m5 - 6 hour
Day 7Drive back to Kathmandu1400m7 hour
Day 8Fly to home

Is October a good time to visit Nepal?

October and November, or autumn season, is the best time to visit Nepal, as there are going to be sunny days and clear skies, making these months ideal for those who want to trek. Tourists can enjoy the best of the spring season between the months of March and May.

Is there snow in Nepal in October?

October is a bit too early for fresh snow. Nepal would have less snow and you’d have to go on a trek to get there to any snow. But December-February, during these months the temperature nearly hit the freezing point, while hilly regions experience rough weather conditions and heavy snowfall.

Tips: Trekking in Nepal in October

During October month, humidity is high on the day and bit chilly weather in the night get ready to experience the local festival vibe during October. Most popular festivals; Dashain and Tihar are widely celebrated all over Nepal.

While not booking on time, food and Accommodation during trekking gets packed up due to the crowd. Early booking is always a great idea to make the trip organized

Pre-booking the trip will provide an affordable price as well as proceed with the necessary arrangement such as; guide and porter, flight ticket, hotels and vehicle will be managed

For trekking clothes and types of equipment to bring, you can check the trekking gear checklist HERE.

Conclusion

October is known as the best month for trekking in Nepal. So, if you have questions or anything in mind please contact us.

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