Nepal Trekking in May?: Where to Trek?
If you are looking for the possibilities of trekking in May around Nepal hiking trails, then it is absolutely possible. Usually the months of March, April and May are regarded as major spring trekking season in Nepal. And May being the end of spring and beginning of monsoon, there might be dilemma about whether to embark in or not.
While you are planning for trekking, here are few recommended adventures that you would like to consider:
1. Upper Mustang Trek
Without a doubt Upper Mustang Trek is highly recommended trip to join in the month of May. Experience off the beaten path trekking around trans-Himalayan landscapes of Upper Mustang that lies on rain shadow area. Rain shadow area refers to the drier place where the winds lose moisture due to topographic barrier and thus receives very less rainfall. Therefore while joining for Upper Mustang Trek, there is no need to worry about rainfall.
2. Upper Dolpo Trek
Likewise, Upper Dolpo Trek is recommended during the month of May as it also lies on rain shadow area formed by great Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Massifs. And with less chances of rain, you will be enjoying more of local cultures, traditions and lifestyle along with views of scenic landscapes and Himalayas. Also it is recommended to plan your trekking adventure with couple of extra days as, domestic flights might be affected by unfavorable weather conditions.
3. Annapurna Short Trek
Annapurna Short Trek is on this list to trek in Nepal in May as this trip perfectly suits for every travel lovers regardless their age, fitness level and availability of time. In this short five days of trekking, you will get opportunity to view awesome sunrise/sunset views from Sarangkot nearby Pokhara with cultural exploration in just five days. And even if it rains, this trip will be simply completed before the rain stops.
4. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is another short and easy recommended trip to join in the month of May. Just two days more than Annapurna Short Trek, you will be going little higher at 3210m(Poonhill altitude) and visiting the most popular viewpoint of Poon Hill that blesses us with panoramic views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges unlike from nowhere else. Its an evergreen trekking trip that can be joined during any time of the year. Also specially during the month of May, you might get a chance to trek through blossoming rhododendron forests. Truly an magical experience.
5. Sundarijal Nagarkot Changu Narayan Trek
It is a short and easy trek nearest from capital city Kathmandu. It is also recommended to join during the month of May, as you might discover few rhododendron trees while walking across Shivapuri National Park. And within an hour or two of driving you can be at starting point of trekking activity. Simply go, trek, enjoy and return in just two days. Recommended for all.
Now, as above recommended trips are most suitable ones to go for trekking in Nepal in May; have you started planning for your upcoming holiday? Plan with us. What do you say?