Monsoon season in Nepal is the month of June, July, and August. There is a trekking region in Nepal which is a rain shadow area. Upper Mustang, Annapurna Circuit, and Upper Dolpo are the major trekking destination during monsoon. Those areas are less vegetation similar to the Tibetan plateau. It receives very little rain in those areas; at the same time, other areas of Nepal get extremely heavy rain that can be the whole day. Fewer vegetation areas get greenery after little rain, which makes the area more charming that is even beneficial for trekkers because greenery provides more oxygen which caused easy to breathe at high altitudes.
Annapurna Circuit Trekking in Monsoon Season:
In the upper part of the Annapurna circuit like the Manang part, fewer vegetation areas get less rain. The starting part of the trekking gets heavy rain but still trekking the area does not get blocked or disturbances. The regular trekking starts from Besisahar, reaches the rain shadow area of upper Manang, climbs to Thorong La, and trekking ends at Lower Mustang at Muktinath Temple. Upper Mustang Trekking in Monsoon considers the main season. The plateau landscape gets very little rain causing the valley to become greenery. It becomes more charming with panoramic mountains. Similar to the Upper Dolpo Trekking is high Himalaya trekking also called rain shadow area. Similarly trekking to Limi valley at Humla, trekking toRara lake is the best destination.
Many other best trekking is still possible to do during monsoon. Mountain views are often obscured clouds; the temperature gets high, and rains daily. You will get fewer crowds during that period. Annapurna region, Everest region, and Langtang region still will be possible to trek. This is the main season for Nepalese farmers working in the field. You will view the real life of Nepalese people this season. Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and other major tourist cities do not disturb. Jungle safari in Chitawan, a white water rafting tour is also suitable at the period of monsoon in Nepal.