Planning a trek in Nepal during April? Congratulations, you have made a good decision. But you need to know about Nepal April weather. April is one of the most traveled months of the year for in Nepal. Trekking in Nepal in April means colorful Rhododendron, clear Mountain view and warm climate. A large number of trekkers from all around the world travel to Nepal for climbing the small and high peaks during April. Nepal climate in April and comfortable weather along with the dry and clear blue skies are perks of trekking in Nepal in April.
Spring will settle in by April. And spring is without doubt is obviously the best season for trekking in Nepal as it gives the views of colorful blossoms. Here is everything you need to know about Nepal April weather and Trekking in Nepal in April.
Nepal April weather:
April in Nepal means the mid-spring season. It is the most favorable weather for all trekking activities- both low altitude and high altitude treks. The weather is neither too cold nor too hot. Since the days are long and dry, you get enough hours to trek. Nepal April weather is awesome.
In cities like Pokhara and Kathmandu, the average daytime temperature reaches 23-30 °C. This temperature favors lower elevation treks. At the higher elevations of over 4000 m, the weather is moderate. The average daytime temperatures are around 20°C. Even during the nights, it is not as cold. The temperatures only drop to around 5-7 degrees Celsius.
There is also less to no chances of rainfall in Nepal in April. You can enjoy your trek with clear blue skies and amazing visibility of the surrounding landscapes.
Best places for trekking in Nepal in April:
Due to the suitable Nepal April weather, you can trek to any part of Nepal at this time. Here are the best among them:
Everest Base Camp is the most popular trekking trail in Nepal. Hiking to the lap of the World’s highest mountain, Mount Everest is a blessing in itself. Along the trail, you can enjoy the mesmerizing views of most enchanting mountains in the Everest region.
The trek begins with the scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. The airy suspension bridge adds to the adventure during the trail. There are Sherpa villages as Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Phakding, and Lobuche where you get to explore unique Sherpa culture and traditions. You will also pass through many monasteries and Buddhist prayer rocks. You’ll get to visit the beautiful monastery of Tengboche. And lastly, the view of a different highest mountain peak is stunning.
Gokyo Valley Trekking:
It’s another beautiful trek in the Everest region. The trek also starts with a flight to Lukla and then passes through Namche Bazaar, Machheremo, Dole, Luza, and then to the Gokyo valley. Gokyo is a beautiful valley renowned as the highest settlements in the world.
You will also get to visit Ngozumpa Glacier which is the largest Glacier formed by Nepal’s Himalayas.
Gokyo Trekking in March is rain free with warm days. There are very high chances that you get clear views of the mountain and open sky. You can witness the mountain like Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Lhotse, and Mt. Makalu and Mt. Everest.
Annapurna Circuit Trekking
This is also a popular trek in the Annapurna region. Annapurna Circuit trek in March offers great views of Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Annapurna and Mount Machhapuchhre. On the lower hills, you can see the different flowers, rice paddy fields, and different traditional villages.
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking:
Annapurna Base Camp trek gives the opportunity to witness a great variety of beautiful landscape and culture. The trek starts with sightseeing in Pokhara, the beautiful valley of lakes. You will get the amazing views of Annapurna range and Mount Machhapuchhre.
You will also encounter the Magar and Gurung ethnic people along with their unique culture and traditions. In a short period of a walk- about a week, you can see the majestic mountain of Annapurna range. You’ll also witness that the trial is full of colorful flowers that will leave you spellbound. Nepal April weather makes the trek fun.
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
Irrespective of the season, this low elevation trek (3,200 m asl) in Annapurna region is the best short trek in Nepal. It’s perfect for enthusiasts with moderate trekking skills. The intriguing Rhododendron and Oak forests are amazingly dense and filled with exotic flora and fauna. The trail also has traditional villages such as Ghorepani, Ghandruk, Tadapani and so on.
The trails offer amazing views of Himalayan peaks as Mount Annapurna I, II and III, Mount Annapurna South, Mount Gangapurna, Mount Machhapuchhre, and Mount Manaslu. This trek starts with the scenic drive from Pokhara to Nayapul.
Langtang Valley Trekking
Langtang valley trek is known for the unique natural diversity, beautiful landscape and traditional Tamang cultures. It lies in the Langtang National Park which is home to the rare wild species like snow leopard, wild boar, red panda, Himalayan black bear, ghoral etc. The Nepal April weather makes the Langtang trek way more fun.
It offers a close-up view of the stunning mountain like Mount Langtang Lirung, Naya Kangri, Gang Khenpo, Ganesh Himal range and many other surrounding peaks. The trek can also include Gosaikunda lake visit.
Festivals in Nepal in April
This is a festival celebrated by the Newar’s in Bhaktapur during mid-April. The festival is celebrated by locals pulling a huge golden chariot around Bhaktapur. They play a game which is more of tug-of-war between the people of the eastern and western side of Bhaktapur. Bisket lasts for 4 days and people enjoy public and private (feasts) and celebrations. Because to this Nepal April weather, you can enjoy the festival.
This festival is celebrated in Kathmandu Valley to ward off the demon ‘Gurumapa’. Nepal army performs the race and circuses with trained horses at Tundikhel on this day. There is a local believe that these horse race prevent the demon from rising again.
That was all about Nepal April weather and trekking in Nepal in April. We are always here for booking your trip to Nepal. Contact us here. We will make your trek to Nepal awesome.