Trekking in Nepal in March
March is the first month of second most popular trekking season in Nepal. Trekking in Nepal in March would be great with perfect temperatures, weather, mountain views and colorful valley with blossom of wild flowers. About 70% of the tourist visiting in Nepal go for trekking and choose spring season to experience adventures.
March is the ideal month for trekking in Nepal. The blooming wild flowers, stable weather, moderate temperatures and the operational tea houses say this.
The popular treks like Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Manaslu Circuit Trek and Langtang Valley Trek are fully in operation.
You will see the flock of the trekkers on the route to accompany with you. So, this could be the best month for trekking who love community and group trekking.
Are you excited to get more points like weather, best treks, advantages and disadvantages of trekking, festivals, best tips and recommended equipments to bring, stay with us.
Weather in Nepal in March
As we said above, the weather during March month is stable and best for trekking. With the average temperature, 7-25 degree celsius, you will find March as the best month for hiking to Himalayas.
Actually, the temperature will decrease as you go higher but at low altitudes, there is mild temperature. You will feel warm walking around the Kathmandu and Pokhara cities.
Best trekking trails during March in Nepal
Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Annapurna Base Cmap Trek, Manaslu Circuit Trek, Langtang Valley Trek, Gokyo Lake Trek, Poon Hill Trek are some frequented trekking trails in March.
Festivals to witness during March in Nepal
The festival of color – Holi, festival of horses – Ghode Jatra and Chaite Dashain are the some cultural events to witness during March in Nepal.
Tips for Trekking in Nepal in March
- Carry light trekking gears and equipments
- Stay hydrated
- Book in advance
- Hire an experienced guide and porter
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some of the frequently asked questions answered to provide a clearer picture to Trekking in Nepal in March.
Yes, march is the good time for trekking in Nepal.
The regular treks Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and Manaslu are the best during March in Nepal.
March isn’t a cold month. The weather in march is plesant with moderate temperature. You will feel warm at lower altitudes whereas cool weather at higher altitudes only at night.
If you considering low altitude treks, you simply bring warm cloths. But, if you are going to higher altitude treks like Everest, Annapurna, Langtang Gosainkunda, Upper Mustang, pack jackets and woolen cloths.
Yes, we recommend trekking with a guide for your safety. Guides are good friends at emergency and trouble.
Trekking and Hiking in Nepal in March is the starting month of the second best travel season. So, if you are planning for trekking in Nepal, visit Nepal Himalayas in March. The weather during the march is good for hiking. The rhododendron flowers blossom over the hills and valleys. The color festival like holi make you blissful and blessed. The temperature is moderate at an altitude of 1800-2200m but there might be cool weather at higher altitudes at night.
Plan for best travel experience in March, explore the colorful hills and snow-capped mountains. Nepal treking in March will be a lifetime memorable experience.