Weather for your Everest base camp trek in the Himalayas

Nepal’s climate varies according to the season, the region and the altitude. If there are heavy rains in Kathmandu there can be blizzards in the mountain passes of Everest. With this in mind and the fact that—like all great mountains—the Himalaya creates their own weather Everest trekkers should be prepared for all types of of weather with plenty of warm, waterproof clothes.

The best time for doing the Everest base camp trek is from early September to early December (Autumn) or March to end May (Spring).

Autumn generally has clear weather with sunny days and warm nights, whereas spring has occasional rainfall.

June to August is the monsoon season. Trekking is generally difficult and uncomfortable as the climate of Nepal at this time of year brings hot weather and heavy rainfalls almost every day. Himalayan Mountain Treks does not run treks to Everest base camp during this period but offers many alternative treks such as Annapurna, Manaslu and Mustang that receive significantly less rain than the southern regions.