Nepal September weather
Trekking in Nepal

Nepal September weather: Trails, Festival, and Highlight


Nepal has a wide range of climatic variation due to the different topography and altitude. Nepal September weather means Autumn and its among the best month for traveling in Nepal. Mid- September to mid-November is indeed the most crowded time of the year. Nepal September means perfect weather along with the spectacular view of mountains makes everything pleasant. Neither will you face the summer heat nor the winter cold. The weather is mountain region is pleasant and the skies are clear. And since early September also has less crowd, you can enjoy the local hospitality all by yourself. Here is everything you need to know about Trekking in Nepal in September including Nepal climate in September.


Nepal September weather

Autumn in Nepal starts from September and lasts till November. The month of September marks the ending of monsoon in Nepal. September has pleasant weather which is affected by the cold. The average day temperature in Kathmandu during September is 22°C. Nepal September weather is mild and chill.

Early September might experience some occasional downpour while the temperature in the Himalayan starts to decrease. The average day temperature in higher altitude will be around 16°C while the night temperature can fall below 5°C Since there will be no clouds which block your view, the skies are clear. We must say that Nepal September weather is awesome.

Highlights Nepal September weather:

You will face a pleasant climate and can enjoy the warm long days;
Since the monsoon comes to the end in September, you can enjoy the dry trekking;
You can enjoy different local festivals during September
Clear skies and awesome mountain views
You will meet many other people during the trek thus will not have to trek alone

Nepal September weather
September weather

Best places for trekking in September:

Due to the suitable climate, you can trek to any destination of Nepal during September. Here are the best among them:

Everest Base Camp Trekking

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. Nepal September weather makes EBC trek in September fun.

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. Nepal September weather is ideal time for this trek.

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. With right preparation, Nepal September weather is fun.

Mardi Himal Trek Map
Nepal September weather

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.

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.

Manaslu Circuit Trekking

It is one of the most challenging treks in Nepal with the most beautiful views of Mount Dhaulagiri, Annapurna massif, Himlung Himal, and Ganesh Himal. In March, the Manaslu area gets warm and clear that offers a great view of the majestic peak.

You’ll have an amazing walk through the Rhododendrons forest from Deng up to Shyala while trekking in March. The trek is physically demanding, but the adventure is worth the pain. Nepal September weather makes this trek fun.

As Nepal is the ideal trekking destination in the world, trekkers can organize their trip at any time of year. It is usually preferred for pleasant weather and climate conditions. In September, you can enjoy the trekking in the famous trekking trail, get the glimpse of the rich culture and enjoy beautiful Mountain View.


That was everything about Nepal September weather and trekking in Nepal in September.

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About Shobita Neupane

Shobita is a co-founder of Travel Diary Nepal. She is a passionate traveler and a content writer. Her favorite quote is Fly so high until your problem looks smaller and the dream seems closer.

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