Monsoon in Nepal begins in mid-June and continues till August. Here is everything about Trekking in Nepal during August including Nepal August Weather.
Trekking in Nepal is prodigious all around, But Nepal in weather August is amazing due to its unique landscape, geography, and climate. Although, the months of spring season and autumn season is considered the best one for trekking in Himalayas of Nepal, monsoon, and winter also has their own perks.
Nepal trekking August brings rain, and humidity in almost all parts of Nepal and the clouds might block some of the mountain views as well. But there are some rain shadow areas in the north side of the Himalayas which can be explored during Nepal trek August. Those treks are naturally beautiful and culturally delightful.
Nepal August Weather:
Monsoon in Nepal all about trekking in the morning and resting in the evening. The majority of rainfalls occurs in the afternoon. Since August is the 2nd wettest month of the year wherein the sky remains cloudy. The temperature and humidity are high.
During August, it generally rains around about 13 inches. The average day temperature of the lower region as Kathmandu is around 28°C. Likewise, the average temperature of the Upper Mustang is around 15°C. Nepal August Weather is beautiful.
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Nepal Festival in August:
There are many cultural festivals in Nepal which are celebrated during the month of August. It is the ultimate festival season where people enjoy different festivals as Janai Purnima, Teej, Gai Jatra, Krishna Janmashtami, etc.
Gaijatra: It is the festival of cows famous among the Newar community in Kathmandu Valley. During this festival, children’s dress as cows and a march in the streets to remember the dead family member of their family.
Teej: Teej is a fasting festival for married and unmarried women. They make a prayer, perform dance and song in the day of Teej.
Janai Purnima: It is the festival to tie the sacred thread on their wrists. The Brahmin and Chettri community also change the sacred thread in their neck. Nepal August Weather also makes them celebrate them different festivals.
Best Destinations for Trekking in Nepal in June:
Annapurna Circuit Trek:
It is among the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal. The trek beings from Pokhara, the city of Lakes. The trek is relatively easy and the trekking trails are easy to locate. The lower region during the trek might get occasional rainfall, but the upper section lies in the rain shadow area, which makes the trek possible. Also, due to the off-season, the trekking trail is less crowded. Nepal August Weather makes Annapurna Trek fun.
Upper Mustang Trekking:
This region lies in the rain shadow area of Nepal. This means with a little for no rain, it’s the ideal place for monsoon treks. Also known as the “forbidden kingdom”, Upper Mustang has strict rules and needs a special permit. Since the area was ruled by the last monarch of Nepal, it’s also historically important. The area is popular for mountain caves and the monasteries, its dry arid land and Tibetan culture of the ethnic Buddhist inhabitants. Nepal August Weather in Upper Mustang is ideal due to lack of rain.
Upper Dolpo Trekking:
This is another restricted region is the northern part of Nepal. Just like an Upper Mustang trek, you will need a special permit issued by the Nepal government to enter the region. The region homes mostly of Tibetan people who still follow their century-old Tibetan culture and customs. The flora and fauna of the Shey Phoksundo Park also captivate many tourists to the region. The trail does not receive heavy rainfall due to the coverage by high mountains.
The trek to Jomsom is a part of Annapurna circuit trek. It is a famous destination for both national and international tourist. The Muktinath temple in the route is a famous pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists. Local’s believe that the The visit to Muktinath temple provide “Moksh” to the devotees. Another Jomsom, you can trek to the famous destination of the region named Kagbeni. Jomsom is beautiful from Nepal August Weather. It can also be family trekking place in Nepal.
To conclude, if you have the right choice of destination, trekking in Nepal in June April is pleasant. Nepal August Weather makes it even more fun.
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