Nepal is embellished with the stunning mountainous scenery that is postcard perfect. The lakes and rivers that are created by the glaciers cut through the mountains to form the various valleys that have been crossed by people so often leading to various trekking trails that the country is famous for. In addition, Nepal also appeals to the thrill inside various mountaineers to climb some of the world’s most ferocious peaks. Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Annapurna, Manaslu are some of the world’s most difficult peaks to climb and attract many adrenaline junkies to ascend the structures with all their technical brilliance and logic.
While people only visit the country in spring and autumn, some crazy adrenalin infused enthusiasts are also known to take out expeditions in winter. Winters have pleasant days and extreme nights when you just want to shiver inside a blanket near a heater or fire. However, don’t let that dissuade you from visiting the country for the season brings with it a some of the most beautiful treks including the Everest panorama trek, poon hill trek, Kathmandu valley trek and some of the most spectacular views. Temperatures in Nepal depends on the place you land in. Kathmandu is pleasant all year round and winters are milder compared to other places, but it is also an another one of a kind experience in Nepal to visit the country in one of the most extreme seasons.
Nepal is best visited in the months of March and April when the climate is a little bearable and less chilly, however, being a cold destination, it has its own winter perks.
Here are some places to visit in Nepal in winter.
Pokhara is a cute laid-back city in Nepal offering lakeside views, adventure activities and palatable food in cute picturesque cafes. In winter, you can trek around, paraglide, and explore around the city.
Ideal place for trekking and if you want to play around in the snow, the place is perfect. Visit Kalinchowk in winter and you will find many activities to do. Also, don’t forget to indulge yourself with the local Nepali cuisine.
If you want to enjoy the winter in Nepal without dwelling into its extreme points, visit Bandipur, a cute little town especially famous for the Newari culture safeguarded by the locals there.
For an excellent view of the Himalayas, visit Kakani. Not many people can be seen around and the place also hosts many adventurous activities.
Around 32 kms from the Kathmandu, Nagarkot is another charming town offering various activities and like hiking, viewpoints, walking trails and many more. Additionally, people specifically visit the town for the views and panorama of the Himalayas.
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