Running in Nepal

Why trail run in Nepal

Nepal offers some of the most stunning and diverse trail running terrain in the world, with options ranging from lush jungles to snow-capped peaks. Running in Nepal also allows for the opportunity to immerse oneself in the local culture and meet friendly locals.

When to trail run in Nepal

The best time to trail run in Nepal is from September to November and from March to May, when the weather is mild and the trails are in good condition.

Popular trail running cities in Nepal

Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan are popular trail running cities in Nepal.

Run travel in Nepal

Run retreats in Nepal

Run Wild Retreats – Nepal Trail Running + Wellness Retreat with Mira Rai – Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Himalayas with this 10-day running retreat through Nepal as you run alongside Mira Rai, a former child soldier who eventually became an internationally recognized champion trail runner and National Geographic Adventurer of the Year.

Nepal run travel in 2023

See the schedule for the upcoming Nepal run travel events in 2023.

Bucket list trail races in Nepal

The Annapurna 100, the Kathmandu Ultra, and the Mount Everest Marathon are considered bucket list trail races in Nepal.

More about running in Nepal

Here are our recent stories about running experiences in Nepal.