Top Summer Trekking Destination in Nepal

Published on: April 19, 2018
Trekking in Spring

Are you a mountain lover? or rhododendron lover ?

Well, summer is one of the best season to travel in Nepal to see the blooming rhododendron forest and white snow capped mountains. So, if you are coming to Nepal in April then you will get to see ethereal beauty and awesome landscapes.

If you are trekking to Ghorepani Poonhill, Annapurna Base Camp, Langtang, Manaslu and Everest during the month of April you will have good change to see the various colors blooming rhododendron.

Trekking in various parts of Nepal Himalayas is most popular among the adventure enthusiast as it offers the world best Trekking trail, dramatic landscape, unique and traditional cultural experience, as well as life style of remoteness. No dough trekking in Nepal is the first choice for every adventure lovers.

A good weather and temperature are most important to make an exciting trekking in Himalayas. The sky is clear, the sun is bright and temperature is suitable for both high altitude trekking and low altitude trekking. Therefore April is best months for travelling to Nepal.

In low altitude trekking the temperature is normal and high altitude is moderate. However morning and nights are little cold but not like winter.

Normally days are long in April, thus you will get extra time to explore the locals and wilderness of the trekking region. There are several trekking routes which can be done during in April. Each trekking has its unique attraction for the trekkers. Believe, you will appreciate being lose the beauty of nature during this stay.

Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Base Camp trek Everest Base Camp trek


Trekking Difficulty: Moderate

Trek duration: 14 Days

Max Elevation: 5545 Meters

Start / End: – Kathmandu / Kathmandu

Everest Base Camp trekking is an ultimate choice for people around the world. You can visit Everest base Camp throughout the year but March to May is good season for trekking because of weather and temperature. The sky is clear and sun is bright then Of course you will see the clear view of Mt. Everest and Other thousands of Himalayan peaks.

During the April in low altitude all the colorful flowers decorate the trail. At the end of the April there are many climbers they start Mt. Everest climbing where you can see the many colorful tents in Everest base camp. The trail takes to Everest base camp which is located at the lap of highest mountains on the earth. An early morning hiking to Kalapattar is another highlights of trekking where you can see the 360 degree views of Himalayas including Mt. Everest. Standing at Kalapattar provides the panoramic views of towering peaks and beautiful Khumbu Glacier in the below.

EBC trek start from Lukla with a 45 Minutes flight from Kathmandu. It possess many beautiful Sherpa villages, Mani wall, and Buddhist stupa and follows the Dudhkoshi River and finally reach at Everest base Camp.

There are other trekking routes in Everest which provides beautiful views and experiences like Everest View Trek, Everest Gokyo Lake trekking, Jiri to Everest base Camp trek as well you van visit Everest by helicopter.


  1. Flight into iconic Lukla airport.
  2. Visit Everest base Camp and Kalapattar view point.
  3. Stand face-to-face with Mt. Everest.
  4. Close up views of Mt. Everest (8848 m) and surrounding majestic Himalayan Peaks.
  5. Exploration of Sherpa villages, culture, Manu walls, Buddhist monasteries and stupas,
  6. Explore Khumbu Glacier.
  7. Visit Tengboche Monastery.

Travel Tips:-

  1. Do not skip acclimatization day.
  2. Avoid non-vegetarian food above Namche Bazaar.
  3. Keep yourself hydrated.
  4. Train yourself physically and mentally before you leave for the trek.
  5. Get friendly with other tourists.
  6. Follow the guide instruction.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Trek Annapurna Base Trek


Trekking Difficulty: Moderate

Trek duration: 14 Days

Max Elevation: 4130 Meters

Start / End: – Pokhara /Pokhara

Annapurna Base camp trekking is one the best and famous trekking destination in Nepal. If you are first time travelling to Nepal and looking for some adventure then Annapurna base camp might be the best choice. The trail passes through the dense rhododendron forests, beautiful meadows, and granitic mountain views. The ever green forest of Annapurna conservation area, the local Gurung culture and tradition are some of the best experience if lifetime.

During the April the forest area is looks more vibrant with the colorful blooming rhododendron and other wild flowers. The weather in Annapurna is Ideal. The average temperature is 20 degree in the day and 5 degree in the night.

Throughout the trekking you will enjoy the fantastic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapurche and other Himalayan snow-capped peaks. If you choose Annapurna region during your visit then you have various choice like Mardi Himal Base Camp trek, Annapurna base Camp trek, Annapurna circuit trek, Ghorepani poonhill trekking, Tilicho Lake trekking etc. According to your time frame you can choose any trekking destination for your adventure holidays.


  • An authentic Gurung culture and real trekking experience.
  • Standing face to face with Annapurna South, Annapurna I, FIsh Tain and Himchuli Peak.
  • Visit photographer point of Poonhill.
  • Visit the paradise city of Pokhara.
  • Walking through Rhododendron forest.

Travel Tips:-

  • Carry enough water and stay hydrated.
  • Try to avoid non-vegetarian foods during the trekking.
  • Respect the local culture and tradition.
  • Follow the rules of conservation area.
Manaslu Circuit Trekking

Manaslu Circuit Trek Manaslu Circuit Trek


Trekking Difficulty: Adventurous

Trek duration: 19 Days

Max Elevation:  5,215 m.

Start / End: – Kathmandu – Kathmandu

Manaslu circuit trekking is becoming increasingly popular trekking destination In Nepal. Yes It is an challenging trekking where you can experience the adventure and unique mix culture of Nepalese and Tibetan. Once you choose this trekking for your holidays you will rewarded with pristine lakes, rivers, forest, snow-capped mountains.

Manaslu is a remote and wild trekking area, yet there are Tea houses for the trekkers. So, now a days you don’t need to carry sleeping bag and tents for the trekking.

Manaslu circuit trekking start with a day drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola then follows the ascending and descending trails. You will passes dense forest, beautiful local villages, ancient Buddhist monasteries, Mani walls and other local attractions.

The gigantic mountain views of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and Mt. Machhapuchhre are lifetime experience of this trekking.

Manaslu trekking in April is the Best season to explore variety of blowing flowers, the mountain views and local culture. The temperature in this normal for travelling.

If you are trekking to Manaslu you can’t miss Tsum Valley trek or a combine trek Manaslu circuit with Tsum Valley trek.


  • A scenic drive from Kathmandu to Arughat and Beshisahar – Kathmandu.
  • Unique cultural combination of Tibetan and Neplease people.
  • Budhi Gandaki River valley.
  • Fantastic views of Mt. Manasalu, Mt. Himchuli, Mt. Ganesh and others.
  • Larkya la pass (5153m/16901ft) crossing
  • Explore Tibetan culture of Nuri people.
  • Diversified unspoiled eco systems
  • Trekking through tropical green hills covered with pine and oak forests.

Travel Tips:- 

  1. Solo trekkers are not permitted, at least 2 people required.
  2. A restricted area permit is required which is only issued by government register trekking agencies.
  3. Do not skip acclimatization day.
  4. Keep yourself hydrated.
  5. Preparedly yourself by physically and mentally.
  6. Electricity is limited so prepared to spend some extra money for charging or a portable solar battery charger would be good option.
Langtang Valley Trekking

langtang trekking langtang trekking


Trekking Difficulty: Moderate

Trek duration: 11 Days

Max Elevation:  3,798 m. Meters

Start / End: – Kathmandu – Kathmandu

Langtang is a short and easy trekking destination in Nepal. After Everest and Annapurna trekking, Langtang is another popular trekking destination in Nepal. The Langtang valley trekking rewards you amazing landscape, traditional Tamang culture, valley of glacier i.e Langtang Valley.

Langtang valley trekking start from Kathamnfu to Syabrubesi drive and reach at Kyanjin Gumpa, the last point of the trekking where you can explore ancient Buddhist monastery and local cheese factories.

Besides you can see the beautiful mountain views of Langtang Lirung, Yala Peak, Gangcheenpo, Naya Kangri, and other himalayan snow-capped peaks.

During the spring season wild flowers and rhododendron are blooming on the trail. The temperature is warm in low altitude and moderate in high altitude Over 4000 Meters. It makes your trekking exciting and comfortable.

If you are more cultural lover then you do not have to miss Tamang Heritage trail which is best option to explore the local Tamang culture. Also you can combine your trekking with Helambu trek and Gosaikunda lake and Surya Pass trek.


  • Tamang culture life style of people.
  • Experience The warm hostility of locals.
  • Visit ancient Buddhist monasteries and Stupas.
  • Langtang National park and explore the wildlife like red panda, snow leopard, musk deer, bear, and langur.
  • An authentic trekking experience, even a short trek !
  • Offers the exceptionally stunning view mountain panorama.
  • A culturally rich trek.
Ghorepani Poonhill Ghandruk Trekking

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking


Trekking Difficulty: Easy

Trek duration: 10 Days

Max Elevation:  3210 Meters.

Start / End: – Kathmandu – Kathmandu

A short and easy trekking to Ghorepani Poonhill and Ghandruk is a best choice for the panorama trekking in Nepal. If you are rhododendron lover then come to Ghorepani trekking in the month of April. Your whole journey will passes through the rhododendron blooming forest.

An early morning hiking to Poon hill is another highlights of this Trekking. The photographer vantage point Poonhill offers some of the best panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Nilgiri and other Himalayan Snow-capped peaks. Also the sunrise views form Poonhill is another attraction of the trekking.

It is the best combination of Nature and culture trek in Annapurna. Every day you will have experience of cultural things which are unique and never seen before.


  • Cultural trail, Explore gurung culture and tradition.
  • A sunrise view from poonhill with panoramic Himalayas of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fish tail, Nilgiri and others.
  • Walking through Rhododendron forest.
  • Explore a lake ciry of Pokhara.

Final conclusion:

Summer is the best season to visit Nepal as the weather is fantastic and warm.  There is less rain in summer with more comfortable temperatures. Summer is also best for blooming wild flowers in Nepal.

We have only mentions 5 trekking above but there are other many trekking which you can do in the month of Summer. Whether you want to go the most popular trekking area like Everest base Camp of the less tourist area of Upper Dolpo, Nepal is likely to have plenty of options for a trek that will appeal to you.

More Recommended Trekking for Summer

  1. Everest Theree High pass Trekking
  2. Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake
  3. Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp Trekking
  4. Everest View Trekking
  5. Narphu Valley Trekking
  6. Upper Mustang Trekking
  7. Langtang Gosaikunda Trek
  8. Mardi HImal Trekking
  9. Chisapani Nagarkot Trekking 
  10. Tsum Valley Trekking

Let’s choose your next best trekking destination in Nepal and never stay walking!!

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