Is November a good time for Trekking in Nepal?

November is one of the finest and most fascinating months to visit Nepal. The weather is perfect and the temperature is just right for all types of outdoor sports. On the other hand, due to the reason November is a peak season for trekking in Nepal, you will see many travelers in Nepal, mainly Kathmandu. 

Most travelers’ areas like Thamel, Bauddha, and Swayambhu entertain many travelers. Autumn is great for trekking not just due to weather. After the monsoon, the dust and dampness settle in and prepares you for a cleaner temperature.

Weather Conditions  November

In November, the mornings and evenings are a bit cooler. Yet the day is still hot. The usual daytime temperature is about 15°C in the capital and it is perfect for trekking and strolling around the town. But at higher elevations, the weather is much colder compared to the weather in the capital. Temperature ranges from 20 to 5-degree Celsius at an altitude of  1000 to 3500m. And if you plan to go higher, the temperature falls below 20 to negative during the night. You can anticipate it to be chilly at night. The favorable weather makes it a lot better for outdoor events.  

Top 6 Trekking Destinations provided by Himalaya Sunrise Treks & Expeditions Pvt. Ltd are:

1. Everest Base Camp

2. Manaslu Circuit Trek

3. Annapurna Circuit Trek

4. Ghorepani PoonHill Trek

5. Langtang Valley Trek

6. Upper Mustang Trek

Tips for Trekking in November

The month of November is a great time of the year to discover the beautiful Treks here in Nepal. 

Hence, a few tips every time go in handy. 

  • Comfortable clothing and hiking boots go a long way. Since you will be doing a lot of walking, you will have to consider the type of shoes you invest in. 
  • It is good to begin the trek early in the morning since you need to accomplish the trek for the day prior to it getting dark. 
  • Carrying a small bottle of water to keep you hydrated is a must. 
  • Be a bit cautious regarding the type of clothing you choose to wear since the mornings and nights are chilly but the day is a lot warmer. And it will certainly get warmer as you hike. 
  • Be mentally and physically prepared for the journey and invest your time in training and exercising. This will maximize your stamina. 
  • Understanding altitude sickness and remedies are recommended since you will be trekking above 2500 meters. 
  • Take your time and pace to walk. 
  • It is best to hire a local guide. They are familiar with the culture and the trials. 

Why Trek in Nepal in the November month of Nepal


In the month of November, the autumn season is in full bloom. The weather is neither hot nor cold, maintaining a moderate level. Trekking in scorching heat, continuous rainfall and heavy snowfall can be a problem. But in fall, the autumn breeze produces a soothing and fresh surrounding to trek to. Moisture and univented rain will not be an issue. As the spring bears flowers and trees, autumn preserves for a certain period of time. After that, it falls to the ground making a pathway like heaven. 

The monsoon takes with it moisture, precipitation and hot climate. With autumn, the skies begin to clear out making minimal chance of precipitation. With the autumn sun, the transparency of the Himalayas is amazing. This season assures no obstruction of issues or inconvenience whatsoever. Hence, November is an excellent month with clear blue skies and crystal clear mountains. 

Magnificent Vistas

The weather plays an important role in the visibility of the Himalayas. If the climate is unfavorable, for example, heavy fog, rainfall or snow, possibilities are low for a clear vista. Trekkers normally fail to consider the proper weather conditions. It is very essential to understand the climate beforehand. So, if you’re planning to trek in Nepal, November is the best. The morning and evening may get a bit chillier, but not too extreme. 

This cool breeze eases your way to the top. On the other hand, as you ascend higher, good weather conditions will be a bonus. There will be no danger of overshadowing the mountain vistas. November provides you with clear vistas without any circumstances on the way or to the top. 

No Schedule Delays 

Trekking in Nepal needs a lot of pre-planning and arrangements. It is important to prepare earlier for any uncertain issues. Trekking in the Everest region may undergo a lot of distractions because of the Lukla flights. The weather plays a vital role in deciding if the Lukla flights will go as planned. In the month of November, extreme rainfall, snowfall, fog, or other weather intervention is unlikely. 

As autumn is a moderate climate with clear skies, there are high possibility your trek will move as planned. In November, there are low possibilities of flight details or cancellations. The weather is unforeseeable but November has a satisfactory flight schedule record. 

Cultural Significance 

Autumn arrives with the initiation of the festivities in Nepal. If you are unaware, Nepal is rich in history and culture. More than 125 ethnicities live in Nepal. Each has their own traditions and customs. Each month people celebrate new festivals. In November, you’ll be fortunate to enjoy the Tihar festival that falls at the end of October. Tihar is the festival of lights. 

The colorful candles, daily flights, flowers and lanterns decorate the houses. Nepalese worship Goddess Laxmi and people play “Deusi and Bhailo”. The crucial highlight is Kukur Tihar (Dog Tihar), when people thank the dogs for their loyalty. On the other hand, November falls in Chhath Parva, a festival of the Terai region. People decorate the shrines and houses with lights and candles to worship the sun. 


November is one of peak trekking seasons in Nepal. People from around the world visit Nepal to experience the adventure it provides. Trekking destinations like Everest, Annapurna, Manaslu and Langtang are buzzing with trekkers. You will meet people from numerous nations while ascending and descending the trail. You’ll always have somebody to talk to and share your stories. In tea houses or on the routes, you’ll make beautiful friendships with them. On the other hand, Nepalese people are most genuine and warm. They make you feel at home and provide you the warmest welcome. It is certain that you’ll create persisting bonds while trekking in Nepal. 

It is never too late to plan your adventure. So what are you waiting for? Himalaya Sunrise Treks & Expeditions Pvt. Ltd, your travel friend is accessible to support your trekking in Nepal in Nepal.