- Pleasant weather with suitable temperature for trekking
- Clear visibility of mountains and hills
- Beautiful landscape with lush green vegetation
- Trekking along the beautiful river, lakes, glacier and waterfalls.
- Enjoy the colourful and exciting festivals like Teej, Indra jatra
- Experience the lifestyle and culture of local people
- Share the experiences and make friends
Nepal is famous throughout the world for its amazing trekking destinations and the hospitality of the locals. Nepal is a home for 8 highest peaks of the world above 8000 meters. You can choose varieties of destination according to your budget, physical fitness and degree of challegenes. The country offers the short days to long trek and easy to extremely difficult trek. The Everest and Annapurna region offer some of the world famous trekking destinations. The warm welcome and hospitality of Nepalese always put sugar in your trek. You can experience and learn about the culture and lifestyle of Nepalese.
Trekking in Nepal is possible throughout the year including September. Due to the topography and altitude, Nepal has four climatic seasons: Spring [March to May], Summer [June to August], Autumn [September to November] and Winter[December to February]. Autumn and spring are the peak seasons for trekking in Nepal as they offer the moderate climate for trekking as well as incredible mountain views. Trekking in Mid September to Mid December is considered the best time to trek in any trekking destination of Nepal and September is the best month to trek in Nepal.
Due to the perfect climate and clear blue sky, you can see the majestic views of mountains and hills. Generally, from mid September, monsoon season a.k.a summer ends which makes this time perfect for trekking as there won’t be summer heat or the winter cold. At this time you will have less difficulties and you can do high peak trekking without fear.
Weather and Temperature During September in Nepal
September is the starting month of Autumn in Nepal after ending the rainy season of the year. In the early September, you might see some rainfall but not like in Monsoon. The weather in September is neither too hot nor too cold, it is just moderate, suitable for trekking.
The temperature begins to decrease gradually. Early September still sees warm temperatures between 24 to 30 degrees Celsius.
The autumn season settles down by mid-September. It starts getting drier and cooler. The skies and weather become clearer making the views of the landscapes and mountain peaks more luscious and alive.
The average temperatures start dropping. By the end of September, the temperatures are a cool 8 to 16 degrees Celsius. The nights and early mornings are slightly colder than the days.
The different altitudes also see different weather and temperatures as well. As you go higher up on the treks, the temperatures get cooler.
The temperatures decrease by around 6 degrees Celsius for every 1000m you ascend. Above 5000m, the weather and temperature are quite unpredictable. It is likely to change in the slightest duration.
Some of the best trekking destinations in September
Trekking in Nepal in September is the best decision one can take. The weather and the temperature make this month one of the best trekking times. Every trekking destination of Nepal can be done this month. Some of the major trekking destinations of Nepal that offers the incredible natural beauties and unforgettable experiences are mentioned below:
September is considered as the best time for trekking in the base camp of the world highest mountain, Mount Everest. You will have a crystal clear view of mountains and hills. The clear blue sky and moderate temperature is what makes this trek special. In winter and monsoon seasons you will have difficulties for trekking. You can easily get the flight for Lukla in September. In this trek you will see the high mountains like Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Nuptse, Mount Changtse, Mount Pumori, Mount Amadablam and many other peaks like Twitch Peak, Island Peak, Lobuche Peak,and Pokalde.
The warm hospitality of Sherpas, the culture, lifestyle and festivals of the region helps to bring excitement in this trek. You will experience the culture and biodiversity this month. If you are trekking in the Everest region don’t miss a trip to the mysterious monasteries of this trek in Namche. You can also have the spectacular views of mountains from the highest point of this trek, Kala patthar.
Annapurna Circuit Trek
Annapurna circuit trekis one of the famous and demanded treks of Nepal. Every year hundreds of trekkers trek in amazing destinations. In September you can do this trek at a cheaper price. Similarly, trekking in this month is safer and more comfortable. You can easily get accommodation and transportation facilities. The trek offers the diversity of landscape as well as the culture of the Himalayan regions. Similarly you can explore the lush green hills and dry desert mountain areas of Manang as well as a subalpine forest that is covered with snow in this single trek. The crystal clear sky provides spectacular views of mountains like Mount Annapurna, Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Nilgiri, Mount Manaslu and Tilicho peak. You can also experience the incredible culture and lifestyle of the local people of this region. In this region you will be trekking along the deepest river gorge of Nepal.
Upper Mustang Trek
Upper Mustang Trek takes you to the hidden Kingdom of Nepal. This is the remote Himalayan trek that provides the incredible experience of lifestyle and culture of local people. You will see the unusual formations of rocks which are colourful and amazing. In this trek you can explore the caves, rock painting, gompa and monasteries and learn about the areas and its history. The trek offers the majestic mountain views of mountains like Mount Nilgiri, Mount Annapurna, Mount Dhaulagiri and many others. You can also visit the museum and school in the area. During September, you will have warm,dry and sunny weather. In this trek you will have an easy and comfortable trek along the whole trail. There is less crowded in this month so you can have a quality time in this natural areas.
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