Some of the best places to visit and things to do this month in Nepal
RINA KUMARI MANDAL
No matter where you live, everyone loves the season of autumn. And October? Well, October offers everything beautiful about autumn in Nepal.
It is that time of the year when the wind is soothing and the air is filled with excitement.
Travel in Nepal is best in the month of October for experiences of a lifetime. It is most popular touring season in Nepal, owing to the moderate temperature and clear skies that come after the monsoon. The perfect weather for trekking and other mountain-based activities October offers the best panoramic views of snow-capped Himalayas and lush greenery, making it the peak tourist season.
Here are some of the best places to visit and things to do in October.
1. Explore offbeat trials
The perfect weather condition for trekking and camping is what makes October the peak season for trekking enthusiasts in Nepal. Remember if you are planning for Annapurna and Everest you will not have the place to yourself. Trek to the less popular and remote areas of the Himalayas to beat the crowds and still have a spectacular trekking experience and views of the Himalayas.
Go for the least crowded trials like the Gokyo Lakes trek, the Three passes trek that crosses three challenging mountain passes, Arun Valley and Barun valley, Limi Valley trek, etc.
2. Places to visit
You can't go wrong in Nepal in October! Make it more worthy by traveling to lesser-known places escaping the crowds of Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Make a trip to places like Rupa Taal, explore the caves in Gorakhnath and Bandipur, and visit popular pilgrimage sites of Janakpur, Lumbini.
Phulchowki hill the highest and least crowded hill top in the south of Kathmandu valley will amaze you with its untouched beauty and panoramic views. Gear up!
3. Adventure activities
Nepal is not just limited to trekking. There are many other things you can enjoy when in Nepal. Dare yourself to bungee ? Paraglide with amazing views from Sarangkot and Bandipur. Challenge yourself for biking on offbeat trails in the mountains of Nepal. Enjoy expeditions such as white water rafting, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, etc.
Q. What is the weather like in Nepal in October?
A. The weather in October is moderately hot with the average temperature fluctuating between 13.4°C (56.1°F) and 26.8°C (80.2°F).
Q. Which is the best time to travel Nepal?
A. October to December the best time to plan a trip to Nepal.
Q. Is Nepal expensive to visit?
A. Costs depend on the mode and type of accommodation and places you choose.
Q. Things to do when in Nepal?
A. Trekking, Rafting, Hiking, Paragliding, and many others.
Q. What can I do in Nepal in October?
A. The weather during October is best for