March bring Spring in Nepal. The mercury starts to rise after the shower in the end of February. Warm and sunny days with clear sky and chilly nights make this month the beginning of popular tourist season in Nepal. The high altitude trails and passes starts to thaw. The moderate temperature, clear Himalayan view, colorful blossoms and some exciting festivals make March an ideal month to travel to Nepal.
March is also best time to visit the popular tour destinations of Nepal. Because of vertical landscape, temperature widely varies though out Nepal. March is perfect time to visit southern plains of Nepal like Chitwan National park, Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, Koshi Tappu and Bardia National park. This is also breeding time for birds and animals making the wildlife more active and easy to see. Nepal tour includes visit to popular destinations like Pokhara, Chitwan and Kathmandu and scenic hill towns in its premises. Nepal tour could be customized from few days to 2 weeks with day hikes and short treks.
March is best for short treks in Nepal. The week of light rain and snowfall by the end of February clears the sky and triggers warmer days. The foothills of the Himalayas bloom in Rhododendron, Magnolia, Orchids and other flowers. Most of the short treks goes to the altitude between 3,000m to 4,000 m. The March temperature at that elevation ranges from -10 to 10 degree centigrade. There might still be snow from the winter and the light snowfall adds to it. However the snow doesn’t close the trail and it rather makes the trek fun and more adventitious.
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Short treks in Nepal
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