August is the start of monsoon season in Nepal so it is not regarded as a perfect tourist season due to rains and cloudy weather. Trip to Nepal in August is therefore not good for adventure activities such as trekking, rafting, climbing etc. Nonetheless August and September mark many festivals in Nepali calendar, which could be of interest for many tourists. Gaijatra, Rishi Panchami (Teej), Krishna Janmashatami, Indrajatra are major Nepali festival you can observe during this month.
Other major attraction of taking a trip to Nepal in August is to undertake Tibet pilgrimage tour. In fact August is the beginning season of Tibet tours from Nepal whether you wish to go to Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar, Lhasa or drive to north side of Mt. Everest. We receive many queries from tourists about possible tours and trips to Nepal in August.