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Best Monsoon Trekking in Nepal

Best Monsoon Trekking in Nepal
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Nepal is a throughout the year trekker's paradise with its untamed landscape and majestic mountains. While spring and autumn are popular times to go trekking, the monsoon season, which lasts from June to August, gives adventure seekers a special and thrilling experience. The most popular monsoon trekking locations in Nepal are highlighted in this blog, which is given to you by Holiday Planner Treks and Expeditions Nepal. Discover these off-the-beaten-track treks to experience Nepal's stunning natural beauty during the rainy season.

Monsoon Trekking Packages by Holiday Planner Treks and Expeditions: 

Leading adventure travel provider Holiday Planner Treks & Expeditions in Nepal offers meticulously designed monsoon trekking itineraries that highlight the country's most beautiful landscapes at this time of year. These trips offer a perfect fusion of activity, cultural exposure, and stunning landscapes. Let's examine some of the highlights and quick itineraries of our monsoon trekking tours in more detail:

1.1 Annapurna Base Camp Monsoon Trek:

Annapurna Base Camp Trek


  • Explore traditional Gurung villages, terraced crops, and lush woodlands on your trek.

  • From Annapurna Base Camp, take in the magnificent sunrise across the Annapurna range.

  • Discover the energetic Pokhara, a city renowned for its beautiful lakes and breathtaking mountain views.

Short Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.

  • Day 2: Fly to Pokhara, explore the lakeside area.

  • Day 3: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga.

  • Day 4: Trek to Ghorepani.

  • Day 5: Hike to Poon Hill for a spectacular sunrise view, and trek to Tadapani.

  • Day 6: Trek to Chhomrong.

  • Day 7: Trek to Bamboo.

  • Day 8: Trek to Deurali.

  • Day 9: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp and back to Bamboo.

  • Day 10: Trek to Jhinu Danda, enjoy natural hot springs.

  • Day 11: Trek to Nayapul, drive back to Pokhara.

  • Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu, explore the city.

  • Day 13: Departure.

1.2 Everest Base Camp Monsoon Trek:

Everest Base Camp TrekHighlights:

  • Trek to the iconic Everest Base Camp amidst stunning mountain vistas.

  • Explore the vibrant Sherpa culture and visit ancient monasteries.

  • Experience a thrilling mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.

Short Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.

  • Day 2: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding.

  • Day 3: Trek to Namche Bazaar.

  • Day 4: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar, explore the Sherpa culture.

  • Day 5: Trek to Tengboche, visit Tengboche Monastery.

  • Day 6: Trek to Dingboche.

  • Day 7: Acclimatization day in Dingboche, optional hike to Nagarjun Hill.

  • Day 8: Trek to Lobuche.

  • Day 9: Trek to Gorak Shep, hike to Everest Base Camp, and back to Gorak Shep.

  • Day 10: Hike to Kala Patthar for a stunning sunrise view, and trek to Pheriche.

  • Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar.

  • Day 12: Trek to Lukla.

  • Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu, explore the city.

  • Day 14: Departure.

Upper Dolpo Trek:


  • Explore the remote and mystical region of Upper Dolpo, famous for its unique Tibetan culture.

  • Trek through the picturesque landscapes of Shey Phoksundo National Park, home to the stunning Phoksundo Lake.

  • Witness ancient monasteries, traditional villages, and yak caravans on the trade route to Tibet.

Short Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.

  • Day 2: Fly to Nepalgunj, explore the town.

  • Day 3: Fly to Juphal and trek to Dunai.

  • Day 4: Trek to Tarakot.

  • Day 5: Trek to Laina Odar.

  • Day 6: Trek to Nawarpani.

  • Day 7: Trek to Do Tarap.

  • Day 8: Acclimatization day in Do Tarap, explore the village and visit monasteries.

  • Day 9: Trek to Numa La Base Camp.

  • Day 10: Cross Numa La Pass (5,190m) and trek to Pelung Tang.

  • Day 11: Trek to Dajok Tang.

  • Day 12: Trek to Phoksundo Lake.

  • Day 13: Explore Phoksundo Lake and surrounding areas.

  • Day 14: Trek to Chhepka.

  • Day 15: Trek to Juphal.

  • Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj, transfer to a hotel.

  • Day 17: Departure.

Manaslu Circuit Trek:

Manaslu Circuit Trek


  • Experience the breathtaking views of Mount Manaslu, the eighth highest mountain in the world.

  • Trek through diverse landscapes, from lush green forests to high mountain passes.

  • Encounter rich cultural heritage as you pass through traditional villages inhabited by Gurung and Tibetan communities.

Short Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.

  • Day 2: Explore Kathmandu, visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

  • Day 3: Drive to Soti Khola.

  • Day 4: Trek to Machha Khola.

  • Day 5: Trek to Jagat.

  • Day 6: Trek to Deng.

  • Day 7: Trek to Namrung.

  • Day 8: Trek to Samagaon.

  • Day 9: Acclimatization day in Samagaon, explore the village and visit monasteries.

  • Day 10: Trek to Samdo.

  • Day 11: Acclimatization day in Samdo, optional hike to Tibetan border.

  • Day 12: Trek to Dharmashala.

  • Day 13: Cross Larkya La Pass (5,160m) and trek to Bimthang.

  • Day 14: Trek to Tilije.

  • Day 15: Trek to Tal.

  • Day 16: Trek to Syange.

  • Day 17: Drive to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.

  • Day 18: Departure.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp South Trek:

Kanchenjunga BC


  • Trek to the base camp of Mount Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world.

  • Explore the pristine landscapes of the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, home to diverse flora and fauna.

  • Encounter the unique culture and traditions of the local Rai and Limbu communities.

Short Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.

  • Day 2: Fly to Bhadrapur, drive to Taplejung.

  • Day 3: Trek to Mitlung.

  • Day 4: Trek to Chirwa.

  • Day 5: Trek to Lelep.

  • Day 6: Trek to Amjilosa.

  • Day 7: Trek to Gyabla.

  • Day 8: Trek to Ghunsa.

  • Day 9: Acclimatization day in Ghunsa, explore the village and visit monasteries.

  • Day 10: Trek to Kambachen.

  • Day 11: Trek to Lhonak.

  • Day 12: Trek to Kanchenjunga Base Camp (South) and back to Lhonak.

  • Day 13: Trek to Ghunsa.

  • Day 14: Trek to Sele Le.

  • Day 15: Trek to Tseram.

  • Day 16: Trek to Torontan.

  • Day 17: Trek to Yamphudin.

  • Day 18: Trek to Khebang.

  • Day 19: Trek to Lalikharka.

  • Day 20: Drive to Bhadrapur, fly back to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.

  • Day 21: Departure.

Note:The above-mentioned itineraries could be modified depending on the group's preferences, the pace of the walk, and the weather. Depending on your needs, Holiday Planner Treks & Expeditions will modify the packages.

With Holiday Planner Treks and Expeditions, start off on an unforgettable monsoon trekking journey in Nepal. Each itinerary offers a special fusion of breathtaking scenery, fascinating cultural inquiry, and thrilling encounters. Prepare to immerse yourself in the stunning scenery of Nepal's monsoon season and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Benefits of Monsoon Trekking in Nepal: 

Monsoon trekking in Nepal offers multiple special benefits despite occasional downpours:

Lush and Vibrant Landscapes: 

Nepal's landscapes are given fresh life during the monsoon season. The hillsides and grasslands are blazing with vibrant wildflowers, and the forests are covered with lush vegetation. The surrounding landscape is beautifully complemented by the flowing waterfalls and rushing rivers, providing a captivating background for your trekking journey.

Fewer Crowds:

Less people hike the routes during the monsoon season than during the busiest trekking times. As a result, you can hike with more peace and isolation, enhancing your relationship with nature and enabling you to experience the peaceful surroundings of the Himalayas.

Cultural Encounters: 

It's a great idea to get familiar with Nepalese culture during the monsoon season. You'll have more chances to interact with the kind and welcoming local populations along the trekking paths as the visitor traffic decreases. Explore the genuine customs, rites, and cuisine of the different ethnic groups that call Nepal's highlands home.


Several trekking companies offer package discounts during the monsoon season. This makes it a perfect time for travelers on limited funds to start their ideal trekking vacation in Nepal without going into debt.