August is the middle of monsoon rainy season. However, it mostly rains in the morning, evening and at night making it possible to travel and do the sightseeing. August is also beginning of festivals and celebrations as the rush of rice plantation is over. It is also best time to observe local cultural life. The scenery appears much greener with cascading waterfalls everywhere. Floating clouds opens up to give the sight of snow peaks across layers of lush hills.
August is not the best time for the popular Nepal treks and tours. But Nepal has different climatic zones and tour products, which are less affected by August weather. Cultural tours and visiting hill stations is more rewarding during the time. Mustang trek and Dolpo being in trans-Himalayan region is warmer to travel in summer. The regions also get 10 times less rain than rest of the country, making it the best trek to do in August. Spiritual experience tours of Nepal give the seekers more authentic experience. The land is most sacred for Hindus, Buddhists and Tantrism. With fewer tourists, August is best time to go on spiritual tour of Nepal.
Travel in August with Corona PandemicMost of the countries are opening for outbound travel amid the Corona pandemic. In such Nepal is one of the safest destinations for summer travel. The Covid 19 cases in Nepal were diagnosed in quarantines of migrant workers from India. The community level transmission is still under control and the Himalaya is the safest place to travel in August.
Average weather around the major tourist area of Nepal
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There are few relatively better touring options if you are travelling in August. Visit hill station towns like Nagarkot and Bandipur, sightseeing around Kathmandu and go on a short trek or a day hikes around Pokhara. Since it mostly rains in the late afternoon and morning, you will mostly have good weather window during the day. August is also summer and it gets hot and humid when there is no rain. But travelling to mountain destinations is comfortable.
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