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Trekking in Nepal During October (2018 / 2019)

October is one of the best months to do Trekking in Nepal. During this month, visibility of mountains and surrounding area are very clear.  It is also the month where two most popular festivals in Nepal are celebrated – Dashain and Tihar. You will get an opportunity to celebrate together with local family. So, if you are thinking to do trekking in October month. You have made the best decision of your life.

You have an option to choose the best trekking you can do in this season. Nepal offers a wide variety of trekking routes. On the basis of your physical fitness, budget, number of days and groups. You can choose the best one that is short and easy for you. Besides trekking, you can do various other adventurous activities from short hiking to expedition along with Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and explore the wildlife.

Weather in October

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During a day, expect the weather to be around 20-25 degree Celsius because of the sunny and clear sky.  Whereas, during the night, temperate fall down to 5-10 degree Celsius. As we ascend to higher altitude, the temperature drops down and while descending to a lower altitude, the temperature goes up.

Above weather are extracted from a couple of weather statistics and will be used for an assumption. So, that you will get a basic idea about the what will be weather in October month in Nepal.

Top 5 Trekking in Nepal During October

Everest Base Camp Trek (12 Days)

Gorak Shep to EBC, Nepal by Scott Biales on 500px.com

Everest Base Camp Trek (5364m), is one of the most chosen trekking destinations by trekkers around the world. It provides wonderful view of mesmerizing mountain panorama, a moment to observe lifestyle of Sherpa; the world great climbers, exploring to Everest base camp through one of the world heritage site (Sagarmatha National Park), to view different flora and fauna that are found nowhere in the globe and the ancient big monasteries that existed for many years.

Everest Base Camp Trek Route

DaysDestinationAltitude (m)
1Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Trek to Phakding2650
2Trek to Namche Bazar3440
3Day hike around Namche Bazar3440
4Trek to Tengboche3876
5Trek to Dingboche4410
6Day hike around Dingboche4410
7Trek to Lobuche4936
8Trek to Gorak Shep. Visit Everest Base Camp5180
9Trek to Kala Pathar. Back to Pheriche4230
10Trek to Namche Bazar3440
11Trek to Lukla2860
12Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu1320

Above trek route or itinerary to Everest Base Camp doesn’t include from a time of your arrival and to time of your departure days. If you like to customize with an arrival and departure, including the hotel in Kathmandu. Feel free to contact us. We will customize according to your specific requirements. 

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Annapurna Circuit Trek (12 Days)

Annapurna view with flags by rudolf novak on 500px.com

Annapurna Circuit Trek is located in Annapurna region, which is highly recognized and spectacular region. This region has a popular trekking route since it opened to foreign trekkers in 1977. The highest point of the trek is Thorong La Pass (5,416m) at the top of the valley. Due to the difficulties of crossing the pass, the circuit is usually walked in a counter-clockwise direction.

Annapurna Circuit Trek Route

DaysDestinationAltitude (m)
1Drive to Bhulbhule. Trek to Nagdi920
2Trek to Chamje1400
3Trek to Dharapani1960
4Trek to Chame2710
5Trek to Pisang3300
6Trek to Manang3550
7Explore around Manang3550
8Trek to Yak Kharka4000
9Trek to High Camp4800
10Trek to Muktinath via Thorong La Pass5416
11Trek to Jomsom2700
12Fly to Pokhara820

Above trek route or itinerary to Annapurna Circuit doesn’t include from a time of your arrival and to time of your departure days. If you like to customize with an arrival and departure, including the hotel in Kathmandu. Feel free to contact us. We will customize according to your specific requirements. 

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Mardi Himal Trek (8 Days)

Mardi Himal Trek by Keshab Dhamala on 500px.com

Mardi Himal Trek is a hidden gem of Annapurna Region, where you will be able to experience authentic local culture and serenity along the trek with great mountain scenery of Mardi Himal, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Annapurna south and Himchuli.

Mardi Himal Trek Route

DaysDestinationAltitude (m)
1Drive from Pokhara to Phedi. Trek to Pothana1990
2Trek to Low Camp3150
3Trek to High Camp4100
4Explore Mardi Himal Base Camp4500
5Trek to Low Camp3150
6Trek to Siding1280
7Trek to Milan Chowk. Drive to Pokhara820

Above trek route or itinerary to Mardi Himal doesn’t include from a time of your arrival and to time of your departure days. If you like to customize with an arrival and departure, including the hotel in Kathmandu. Feel free to contact us. We will customize according to your specific requirements. 

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Manaslu Circuit Trek (12 Days)

Tranquil life in the mountains. by Arvīds Barānovs on 500px.com

Manaslu Circuit trek starts with the magnificent views of Mt. Manaslu (8163m), the eighth tallest mountain in the world, associated with a chance to witness the rich local heritage and biological diversity of the region. The highest point of this trek is the ‘Larkya La Pass (5160m)’ which is widely believed to be one of the most dramatic passes crossing the Mountains.

Manaslu Circuit Trek Route

DaysDestinationAltitude (m)
1Drive to Sotikhola710
2Trek to Machha Khola900
3Trek to Jagat1410
4Trek to Deng1804
5Trek to Namrung2630
6Trek to Sama Gaun3530
7Day hike around Sama Gaun3530
8Trek to Samdo3860
9Trek to Larkya Base Camp4460
10Trek to Bimthang via Larkya La5160
11Trek to Dharapani1900
12Drive to Kathmandu1320

Above trek route or itinerary to Manaslu Circuit doesn’t include from a time of your arrival and to time of your departure days. If you like to customize with an arrival and departure, including the hotel in Kathmandu. Feel free to contact us. We will customize according to your specific requirements. 

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Langtang Valley Trek (8 Days)

Kyangjin Gompa by Yurii Bushuev on 500px.com

Langtang valley is the most amazing valley of Langtang region, where you can visit the Langtang National park and then trek to the end of the valley to view wonderful monastery Kyangjin Gompa (3800m) and the Himalayas. It has been one of the demanded and well-loved trekking routes by trekkers around the world.

Langtang Valley Trek Route

DaysDestinationAltitude (m)
1Drive to Syabrubesi1550
2Trek to Lama Hotel2380
3Trek to Langtang Village3200
4Trek to Kyangjin Gompa3870
5Explore Kyangjin Ri / Tserko Ri4500 / 5000
6Trek to Lama Hotel2380
7Trek to Syabrubesi1550
8Drive to Kathmandu1320

Above trek route or itinerary to Langtang Valley doesn’t include from a time of your arrival and to time of your departure days. If you like to customize with an arrival and departure, including the hotel in Kathmandu. Feel free to contact us. We will customize according to your specific requirements. 

Trekking Tips for Trekking in Nepal During October

  • During October month, humidity is high on the day and bit chilly weather in the night
  • Get ready to experience the local festival vibe during October. Most popular festivals; Dashain and Tihar are widely celebrated all over Nepal.
  • While not booking on time, food and Accommodation during trekking gets packed up due to the crowd. Early booking is always a great idea to make the trip organized
  • Pre-booking the trip will provide an affordable price as well as proceed with the necessary arrangement such as; guide and porter, flight ticket, hotels and vehicle will be managed
  • For trekking clothes and types of equipment to bring, you can check the trekking gear checklist HERE.

In October season, all popular treks are available for online booking. But, do keep in mind that it is the peak season where you have to do pre-book with the nominal booking fee as soon as possible. It is because of flight tickets which must be booked earlier to arrive on time, reserve for best food and accommodations during the trek, arrange professional guides and porters, all ground transportation which will be managed according to your specific time and needs.

With that saying, trekkers can undertake in any season or month. All available four seasons (spring, autumn, monsoon, and summer) have a unique atmosphere on the grounds, explore different flora and fauna and wildlife animals. Hence, each season or month provide an amazing trekking experience that will satisfy your travel hungriness. So, mark your calendar to spend your vacation in Nepal.

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