If you are planning a tour to Nepal on spring, Congratulations, you are going to see Nepal in its best. I don’t even need to research; every place in Nepal is the place to visit in spring. Spring is, in fact, the best time for most prodigious treks as Everest Base Camp, Langtang and Annapurna Base Camp. Also, the short routes as Poonhill and Ghadruk trek, Mardi Himal trek, etc gets extremely beautiful. Here is why spring is the best season to visit Nepal and best places to visit in Nepal during spring.
Why spring is the best season to visit Nepal:
During spring, the temperature is moderate; the high Himalayan regions still have a temperature of about 5 to 10 degree Celsius. The rainfall is very occasional and it won’t affect your trekking plans to a great extent. During the months of spring, Nepalese celebrate some colorful festivals in the major cities like Kathmandu, Chitwan, Pokhara, Janakpur and other.
The trail is guided with Rhododendron flowers all around. Nepal is home for more than 30 species of rhododendron with dozens of variations in sizes and colors. From the low land of Terai to the midrange Mountain range, you will encounter various varieties of flowers.
Everest Base Camp Trek:
Nothing about Nepal could be more fascinating than Mt. Everest. Being in the base of the world’s tallest mountain and waving a “Hello” is something everyone wishes to do. A day or two in the lap of Sagarmatha is also as fascinating as being in the top of the mountain.
After a challenging trek of about two weeks, you would make it up to 5,364m height. During spring, the trail shall be covered by red and pink Rhodhodendron guiding you all the way to the top. Also, the traditional Sherpa villages and beautiful landscape will accompany you all the way to the top.
Annapurna Base Camp:
Hundreds and thousands of tourist’s head for the trek to Annapurna Base Camp. The trail is moderate and yet challenging. You can witness the beauty of glorious Annapurna and majestic Machhapuchre from the base.
The trail is especially crowded during the Spring. Besides the day in Lap of Annapurna, the best part of this trek in-fact the Rhododendron forest that will guide you all the way. The beauty will lessen your pain and the varied landscape of Annapurna Circuit along with numbers of hotels for sound stay and food all the way up makes it amongst the greatest trial.
Poon Hill Ghandruk Trek :
This is the most fascinating and easy trek route to savor the beauty of Nepal in its best. Rather in the high steep rocky Himalayas, the trek takes you to hospitable Gurung Villages. Besides the Gurung village. The trek permits panorama of the high mountains on the vista which is no less alluring.
The trial is most than amazing when you travel in spring when all the way to top is covered with beautiful rhododendron forest. The trek can be completed in just 5 days, with a maximum elevation of 3,210 m is Poonhill. The trek is not so difficult unless you rush for longer distance each day. The best season is from March to May and October to November. Many ABC package covers this route as well, so the number of tourist itinerant is considerably high here.
Chitwan National Park:
This is the oldest national park and the one listed in the world heritage site for 35 years. No wonder, an elephant ride through the jungle (called “Hatti safari”) is the best thing of this 932km wide national park. Here, you get chances to explore the wildlife, wide range of flora and fauna diversity along with boating and walk through the jungle. Chitwan National Park is 5 to 6 hours’ drive from Kathmandu and 4 to 5 hours’ drive from Pokhara.
During spring, various species of flower blooms all around the place making it look beautiful than any other time of the year. The beauty of the forest just gets enhanced and the number of birds can also be observed. Plus the temperature is moderate.
Mardi Himal trek:
It is lately opened but eminent trekking destination in the Annapurna region. It is also called a hidden treasure trek as it provides the most beautiful view of the Annapurna area. The crowd is minimum and the fun is double. It is located to the east of the Annapurna and offers the spectacular view of Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Annapurna, and Manaslu Himalayas ranges.
It takes around 7 days for Mardi Himal trek. The Base Camp is 4500m above sea level. Besides the mountains, during the months of spring, you can also see the natural beauty like national flowers- Rhododendron, national bird-Pheasant, Musk deer, Himalayan Thar, Snow Leopard and other wild animals and plants that can make medicine.