Monsoon is one of the best time for trekking or hiking in Nepal though many people are scared of.Monsoon is called as best time to trek in Nepal because you can witness the reality of Nature.The greenery you can see everywhere ,less crowded hiking trails ,chirping of birds,less polluted trek routes are the major attraction of trekking in monsoon.To make you more clear all trekking trials are not suitable to trek during monsoon.Short hiking trails like Suryachaur Hiking Through Kakani,Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park Hiking,Budhanilkantha Sundarijal Hiking
are the most popular hiking trails during monsoon.Regarding longer trekking route Upper Mustang Trekking,Annapurna Circuit trekking are quite popular because this trekking route hardly gets rains.The two beautiful cities that lies in this route Manang and Mustang are called as the driest valley of Nepal.So its suitable to hike even in the Monsoon.
REASONS TO HIKE DURING MONSOON:
-Less Crowded hiking trails
– Enjoy the greenery of the nature
-Easy to get places at teahouses
– Good time for meditator
Best places to Hike Or Trek During Monsoon:
We presented some suitable hiking trails and reasons to hike during monsoon .The short description of those hiking /Trekking trails are as follows :
#Suryachaur Hiking Through Kakani
Suryachaur Hiking through Kakani is a short and sweet adventurous hike which is precious enough to be listed in our Golden Moments. The interesting momentum is when you will find this journey more precious than the amount you will be spending because the amount is hilariously less you will ever want to know.
Suryachaur with an altitude of 1925 m is located is in the Northern part of Kathmandu Valley. Suryachaur is the highest hill which lies quite close to the Kathmandu City. It lengths around 10 KM away from the Kathmandu city. It’s addressed in the beginning of Gurje Bhanjyang. Your journey with us begins from Shorhakhuttey Chowk near the Heart of Kathmandu i.e Thamel. We will be setting our journey with the route of Kakani drive which takes around 1 and half hour. After we reach to Kakani Memorial Park the real hike begins.
#Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park Hiking
Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park was established in 2002 AD. This mesmerizing destination is one of the best places to visit just in a day. This Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park is also known as the town of Lord Shiva. This park is also listed in those 10 National Parks which lies in Nepal. Covering the area of 159 sq. km. The in the district of Kathmandu, Nuwakot, Dhading and Sindhupalchok Chisapani. 2732 m is regarded as the Shivapuri Peak. Shivapuri National Park has many types of vegetation like mushroom, floral, vascular and endemic plants as well many wilder animal and birds like Himalayan Black bear, Jungle cat, Golden jackal and many birds too.
#Budhanilkanhtha Sundarijal Hiking
Budhanilkantha Sundarijal Hiking includes includes the pilgrimage site- Budhanilkantha temple, Shivapuri National Park Conservation Areas, villages, Nagi Gompa en route and Tare Bhir (the cliff famous for Rock climbing). The route is perfect for Bird Watching and viewing Kathmandu surrounded by four major hills. The hiking distance is 18 km and takes 5 – 6 hours. This is the route blended with natural vegetation, wild animals like deer, leopard, wild cat etc. and the place for many varieties of butterflies and birds. Apart from this it has cultural fragrance. All these things combines with the majestic mountain views that can be seen from here.
#Upper Mustang Trek
Upper Mustang Trek is a 17 days spectacular trek into the remote and ancient Trans-Himalayan salt trade route. This trek is an opportunity that you would not want to miss. It is an excellent chance to discover and explore the ethnic culture of Trans-Himalayan area influenced highly by the Tibetan culture alongside exploring the secluded villages and settlements, ancient monasteries, caves and palaces of the Mustangi kings in Mustang region.
Upper Mustang Trek comprises of the high desert region of the Tibetan influence. The adventurous trek starts from world’s deepest gorge Kali Gandaki. In addition into world’s highest regions of Lo-Mangthang Valley. The steep rocky trail accompanied throughout with the views of the mystic mountains such as Nilgiri, Annapurna,etc.
#Annapurna Circuit Trek
Annapurna Circuit Trek is the best detour of Himalayan walking holiday. The trail encompasses popular high pass of Thorong La. So, the well religious destination of Muktinath. The route touches Manaslu Circuit Trekking and Jomsom Muktinath Trekking as well. An exciting journey that takes us around the entire Annapurna massif. This trek gives you the prospect of traversing through the world’s deepest Kali Gandaki gorge, ethnic Tamang and Thakali villages. You can observe the variety of Himalayan flora and fauna. The adventurous crossing of the high altitude pass is known as Thorang La. The mystical visit of the nunnery and temple in Muktinath.
This trek allows us to discover the diverse culture and nature of Annapurna region. Finally this trek takes us to Manang, Jomsom and the Muktinath regions that comprise some of the most popular trekking destinations of the country. Since, It’s an ideal trek for those who want to explore the richness of Annapurna region in detail. Since it’s in terms of cultural, religious or natural diversity of the region. The windiest town of Nepal habituated by the Thakali origin of People is Jomsom. The trip ends at the starting point of Upper Mustang Trekking in Nepal as well.
So we hope this blog provide you some extra information regarding hiking in Nepal and makes you motivated to travel to Nepal soon. We will be more than happy to organise any sorts of trips and treks for your family and friends. For details please do click here