Trekking in Nepal in February

  • Mar 26, 2021
  • ARJUN RIJAL

Are you planning to trek in Nepal in February? If yes, then you are in right place, find useful information about trekking in Nepal in February. Most people think that the trek in Nepal in February is not possible. However, it is possible, and many treks are doable in February.

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Weather Conditions in February

The trek in Nepal in February is a little challenging when we consider the weather conditions. The weather plays a vital role to make trekking successful. The winter in Nepal is from December to February. February is the end of the winter season in Nepal.

The month of February is dry in Nepal, so there can be some rain and snow. The temperatures might range from 4°C -19°C. However, the temperature depends on where you trek or travel in Nepal. High altitude trek includes Everest Base Camp Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Trek are also possible and doable in February if you can bear cold temperature.

The benefit of Trekking in Nepal in February

Less crowded

The month of February is the offseason for trekking in Nepal. So, there will be few trekkers on the trekking trail. So, you can walk at your own pace and have enough time to take photographs on a trek in February.

Better Rooms Available

Since only a few people go trekking in Nepal in February, there will be plenty of lodges and rooms available on the trekking trail. So, you can find better rooms and services in the Lodges.

Discounted Prices

You can get discounted prices on international flights, hotel rooms, and even trekking in Nepal in February. Since February is the offseason, we also offer discounts on our trekking packages.

Suggestion for Trekking in Nepal in February

Check Weather and Temperatures

The weather and temperature are cold in February, the trekking in Nepal in February has to be planned properly to reach your destinations.

The weather is important to make the trek successful. We advise you to check the weather and temperature report properly when planning trekking in Nepal in February.

Pack adequate equipment

You need to pack adequate equipment to do trekking in Nepal in February. There might be some snowfall on the trekking trail in February, and you should be prepared for that as well. You need enough warm clothing and good trekking boots to trek in February.

Have Extra Days

Domestic flights may delay or cancels due to bad weather conditions in February. There may be snowfall and the trail may close for some days and you may have to take rest days in the trail. So, we advise you to have extra days at the end of the trek. If you complete the trek on scheduled dates, you then can do some other tours such as Pokhara Tour, Lumbini Tour, Chitwan Jungle Safari, and Bardia Jungle Safari.

Recomended trekking in Nepal for February

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek can be done from 7 days to 11 days. You can do ABC Trek without Poon Hill or Poon Hill. Poon Hill is one of the major attractions of the Annapurna Region, So, we advise you to take the Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Poon Hill.

Annapurna Glacier in Annapurna Base Camp

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts and ends in Pokhara. The trek goes through Tikhedungha, Ghorepani, Tadapani, Chhumrong, Himalaya, and MBC and finally reaches Annapurna Base Camp Trek. After exploring ABC, return to Chhomrong, Jhinu, and finally, reach Pokhara. The Annapurna Base Camp Trek doable in February.

Langtang Circuit Trek

The Langtang Circuit Trek is 16 days itinerary including your arrival and departure days to and from Nepal and a day tour in Kathmandu. The Langtang Circuit Trek is a trek in Langtang National Park. The trek starts from Syaprubeshi and goes to Langtang Valley.

Langtang Glacier in Langtang Circuit Trek

After Visiting Langtang Valley, the trek goes to Gosaikunda Lake and passes over the Gosaikunda, and goes to Helambu Valley and finally reaches back to Kathmandu. The Langtang Circuit Trek is an adventure trek and there can be some snow on the trail. So, we advise you to pack your gear properly to complete the trek successfully. So, the Langtang Circuit Trek doable in February.

Everest Panorama Trek

The Everest Panorama is a short in Everest Region that goes to the maximum of 3800 meters above sea level. The Everest Panorama Trek starts from Lukla after a short flight from Kathmandu.

View of Everest on Everest Panorama Trek

The Everest Panorama Trek continues to Namche Bazaar and goes finally to Tengboche. There is an old monastery that is called Tengboche Monastery in the village of Tengboche village. You also visit the Monastery on this trek. You view Everest and Many other Himalayas from Tengboche, which is the major attraction of the trek.

You then return to Namche Bazaar and Lukla and take a short flight back to Kathmandu.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is short in the Annapurna Region of Nepal and suitable for all aged people. The trek is possible to do every month of the year and in February as well. You can do 3 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, 4 Days Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek, and 10 Days itinerary for the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. So, you can choose any of these packages to do in February as per your need and requirement.

Poon Hill View Point

The Maximum elevation of Ghorepani Poon Hill is 3210 meters above sea level that is Poon Hill's viewpoint. Poon Hill is the major attraction of the trek, and the sunrise views over the Himalayas are the best from the Poon Hill viewpoint. One of the best treks to do in February is Ghorepani Poon Hill. So, we recommend Ghorepani Trek to do in February.

Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek

The Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek is another popular trek in Annapurna Region, and it is a wonderful introduction to the mountains of Nepal. The Mardi Himal Trek is 12 days itinerary with your arrival and departure days to and from Nepal.

Mardi Himal Trekking Route

The Mardi Himal Trek is located on the east side of the ABC, and Mardi Himal is a hidden gem in Nepal Himalayas. The number of trekkers to go on the Mardi Himal Trek has been increasing every year. Mardi Himal Trek is recommended to do if you are planning to trek in Nepal in February.

Conclusion

We trust that the above information about Trekking in Nepal in February is useful if you are planning to trek in Nepal in February. The above-given treks are only the example of the treks in Nepal that you can do in February.

However, there is many trekking in Nepal that you can do in February, So, let us know if you are interested in any other treks that you are planning to do in February. We then offer you all the information about those treks for you as well.

ARJUN RIJAL

ARJUN RIJAL

Hello, Hi & Namaste from the Himalayas!

I am Arjun Rijal, Founder director of Escape Nepal Holidays P. Ltd & working as a travel planner/consultant for Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet Travel & I love hiking, trekking, and traveling.

I have been in most of the trekking regions in Nepal, that include Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base campAnnapurna Circuit, Manaslu, and Langtang. I also have traveled to Bhutan & India & planning further travel to many other countries in the world.

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