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Trekking in January in Nepal

Nepal has some of the highest mountains in the world. Most of the high passes are covered with snow, so trekking on most of the trekking trails seems impossible. However, trekking in Nepal in January is possible with proper preparation. You don’t need any special technical skills or extra equipment to complete the trek.

In January, it gets very cold at higher altitudes. Whereas, days are sunny and warm at lower elevations. However, after crossing the 3000m mark, the nights will be cold. So you can go for short and easy walks in this month. Moreover, low altitude treks are suitable for trekkers of all ages. Low altitude trekking is possible with standard equipment and proper clothing.

Trekking in Nepal in January offers you the best mountain views, especially from the highest point. This is the best time to visit the Himalayas in Nepal as there are very few trekkers and the skies are mostly clear. Many tea houses open in January in popular trekking areas such as the Annapurna region. As the trail is less crowded, you can find the room of your choice, good quality service on time and peaceful environment.

Best Trekking Trails in Nepal in January

Nepal is blessed with the magnificent Himalayas which provide you with ample opportunities for outdoor activities. Yes, it is difficult to walk on snow in cold temperatures. But, the great experience makes up for all the effort.

Not all trekking trails in the Himalayas are difficult. If you are planning to trek in Nepal in January, you can choose any of the treks listed below.

Everest View Trek
The Royal Trek
Dhampus Sarangkot Trek
Balthali Village Trek
Annapurna Hot Spring Trek
Ghorepani Poonhill Trek
Panchase Trek
Kathmandu Valley Trek

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