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Trekking in Nepal in November

Nepal In November

A country lying between India and China that has all the things that wow you to bits is  Nepal. Nepal in November is something you should experience at least one time in your life. Knowing for its natural beauty and cultural richness, the name of Nepal jumps every border of the world. Being one of the top travel destinations in the world, Nepal in November is your door to the reality of nature. It has many moments and events that soaks your spirit into it.

First things first, Nepal is a place that can be visited in any month of the year. However, Nepal in November has many specialties that can be your rejuvenator in life. Didn’t believe me?  Well, here is me telling you all the specialties, events, weather and many more about Nepal in November so that you could decide on your next trip to Nepal.

Trekking in Nepal in November

Weather In November In Nepal

The weather in November is moderate perfect for everything. The stable weather with normal temperature is a cherry on the cake. The days can be sunny with a  clear sky. Also, the temperature is pleasant making it perfect for short hikes and treks around the picturesque valleys and mountains of Nepal. The main question arises is that “ What season is November in Nepal?’. Well, November is a relatively dry season starting from October. There is little to no rain. Overall, it is the perfect season for trekkers and travelers.

The average temperature during the daytime in November in Nepal can be around 14°C. You get to walk the amazing streets of Kathmandu without sweating hard.  Also, whenever the streets of Kathmandu are mentioned. How can we forget the king of streets i.e. Thamel? This is making me excited. What about you?

What are the Festivals in November in Nepal?

Festivals are the celebration of culture, joy, and happiness. November can be the perfect time to dive into the deep culture of the Nepalese for whom their culture is no less than wealth. They value their culture and protect them as nobody else does.

Tihar is a festival that falls in the month of November. However, in some years Tihar also falls in October. But the essence of the festival doesn’t get downed even by a  bit. The festival of lights is the second biggest festival in Nepal. Celebrated for 5 days, Tihar is the time when we value animals, worship them and nurture them. Also, It is the time when we value the perfect bond between the brothers and sisters.

Tihar in Nepal

Another important festival is the Chhath Puja. It is generally famous in the Terai region of Nepal dedicated to the sun and Chhathi Maiya sister of the sun. The whole essence of this festival is to thank them for holding the ultimate generosity of life on earth. Sounds so spiritual, Right? Well, It is definitely.

Top 6 Things To Do In Nepal In November

November is the best time to explore the brilliant outskirts of Kathmandu Valley and the rugged mountainous region. November is a good time to visit Nepal. There are a number of things to do in Nepal in November. Here I have listed what to do in November in Nepal so that your trip becomes memorable and worth your time.

1. Sightseeing around Kathmandu

Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal and the city of temples. There are a variety of things to do in Kathmandu. Be it visiting Swayambhunath or Pashupatinath your trip will definitely be fun and a lesson of learning. Eating Juju Dhau in Bhaktapur gives comfort to your tongue. The temples and shrines are the living history museum. Also, a hike to Shivapuri National Park freshens up your mind and body. All and all, A  trip around Kathmandu is a decision you won’t regret in your life.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

2. Trekking In Nepal In November

November in Nepal is all about a moderate climate with pleasant temperature making it perfect for trekking. The trails are easier to trek on as compared to the trails during the monsoon season. Everest Base Camp Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Trek are two major trekking destinations especially explored in November. The best time to explore the amazing beauty of Nepal is hands down November. In addition to this, Ghorepani PoonHill Trek is another short duration trek if you have a shorter vacation allocated. Trekking in Nepal can be a joyful experience and if it is done in November then it is extra special.

Everest Base Camp Trek In Nepal

3. Paragliding in Pokhara

Pokhara, the king of cities is one of the famous tourist destinations of Nepal. The reasons for its popularity are the lakes, viewpoints, mountains, and the streets. Not to mention, Paragliding is a famous activity to try in Pokhara. As November has a clear sky and pleasant temperature, It is the best time for paragliding and taking the ultimate joy of flying in the air. Nothing beats this feeling as flying high and loving life. You may visit Pokhara once but the joy of paragliding definitely makes you visit Pokhara at least one time more.

4. Visiting Lumbini and Chitwan National Park

Lumbini is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha who is the Light Of Asia. You can visit Lumbini during November because during that time there is no excessive temperature or minimum temperature. It is perfect for a tour around Lumbini and understands the life of Gautam Buddha a lot better. In addition to this, it is also the time when you can visit Chitwan National Park. It is the place where you can go on a jungle safari, watch rhinos and elephants. A perfect time to have a glass of cold beer with your friends in the resort of Chitwan is during November. People like to call No Shave November whereas we like to call No Boring November. It is always about chilling, traveling and loving your life.

5. Visiting Bhaktapur and Patan

Bhaktapur and Patan are the two culturally amazing towns having a brilliant history. The historic stupas and shrines in Patan date back to 250 BC. The temples have a lot of cultural and historical importance. Patan Durbar Square has Krishna Mandir that is the major attraction of tourists from many parts of the world. Also, Bhaktapur is another amazing town in the Kathmandu valley having the best environment for vegetation and living. The lifestyle is still very ancient and the originality has not even faded till this date. However, some of the temples and shrines in both these towns had been destroyed by the earthquake but the renovation has been done already. Overall, Visiting all these in November is special because you don’t need to worry about the rain, excessive temperature or hailstorms. Your trip is worth it, I insist.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

6. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Everyone wants to go on a trip to Everest  Base Camp. But not everyone wants to return on foot. Some want to fly in a helicopter and take a tour around the glorious Everest.  I bet you will fall in love with the mesmerizing view of Everest as seen from the top. You get to see other mountain peaks like Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Pumori and Mt. Amadablam that will make you fall in love with nature all over again.

What might be the difficulties in Nepal in November?

As I have already mentioned, November is the month having a moderate climate with a pleasant temperature. So, there is no difficulty regarding the weather and all. However, in some trekking trails of Nepal, there can be light snowfall that can be a hindrance to your trek. Also, there can be a lot of tourists causing less availability of accommodations around the trekking trails.

What to wear in Nepal for November?

Coming to a new country is always full of surprises. You may not know about the climatic condition or the tips on what to wear and where. First things first, you need to bring normal clothes for short hiking and treks.  You need thin t-shirts, pants, innerwear and hats for sightseeing around Kathmandu. If you are planning to go on ABC Trek or trek at a higher altitude then warmer clothes should be your priority. Woolen sweaters, Jackets, Gloves, Socks and Trekking shoes are the things you should bring and use. You should remember not to wear revealing clothes because in some parts of Nepal revealing clothes are not considered good.


In conclusion, Visiting Nepal in November can be your ultimate experience of a lifetime. It’s all on you to enjoy and make the most out of your trip to Nepal. You will be amazed by the beauty of Nepal and nothing will make you feel like this. If you are planning on a trip to Nepal, make sure you do it in November. As I have already mentioned Nepal is a trekkers’ paradise and the best Nepal you will see is in November.