It’s the question many people can have if they are looking forward to be in Nepal during winter. As December begins, winter starts showing early signs, in this beautiful country.
Normally the season lasts till February making the weather in this geographically diverse country cold.
The question now is whether it is possible to travel to Nepal during winter. What activities can be done during winter in Nepal? If you are planning to travel to Nepal during the winter months (December – February), you have to consider a few things in mind.
Although the winter months are less favorable than autumn and spring seasons to travel to Nepal, you still can travel around Nepal. The most concerning thing is the temperature which can get terribly low in the high mountains. But if your plan is to stay at lower elevation and touring around the country, it is not a big problem.
But if you want to trek to higher elevation in the mountains during this time, you certainly need to prepare well – mentally, physically and with proper equipment.
Answer is simple yet very important.
Prepare well for the cold temperature.
High mountain temperature goes below freezing point with snowing on the trail. You need to have proper winter clothing along with other equipment. Saying that winter is not the best time to trek in the mountain but it is definitely a different experience. Only thing is to go for it if you feel adventurous enough. But the lower elevation trek can be done easily during this time.
And if you want to go on tour around the places in lower elevation, you can do so without thinking much. Just you need to have is proper winter clothing. The activities from cultural sightseeing tours to jungle safari activities are in full operation.
You can focus more on cultural touring around the country if your plan is to winter travel to Nepal.
Awesomeness of the cultural riches of Nepal is one of many wonderful things you can enjoy in Nepal. As a slow travelling season in Nepal, you can enjoy most of the time at peace; away from crowd and still the wonders intact.
You will not regret that you traveled to Nepal in the cold months if you choose right touring activities to do and prepare yourself well. Seeking right information from someone who really knows about the country can be helpful. Honest dissemination of information is crucial to make your winter travel to Nepal; actually it’s the truth for any travelling planning.
Winter may not be time to travel to Nepal with the high expectation of looking at the Himalayan beauty, you still can make your experience completely different and worthy. “Expect nothing and accept everything” sort of travel style can give you some awesome experiences during winter in Nepal.
Winter in Nepal is definitely cold but it doesn’t stop the amazing activities from happening. You research; talk to people; and plan well for the trip, you will definitely have warm experience of travelling to Nepal in cold season.
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