Ahmedabad, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Ahmedabad, India? If you're planning to go to Ahmedabad, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Ahmedabad, India

Based on the climate and weather in Ahmedabad, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Ahmedabad, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ahmedabad, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Ahmedabad, India by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you vacation in Ahmedabad during January, you will probably find that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Ahmedabad tourism authority.

If you go to Kankaria Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

February

If you vacation in Ahmedabad during February, you will probably find that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally around 30 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Ahmedabad tourism authority.

If you go to Kankaria Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

March

March in Ahmedabad is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Ahmedabad tourism authority.

If you go to Kankaria Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

April

If you visit Ahmedabad during April, you will probably find that it can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Ahmedabad tourism authority.

If you go to Kankaria Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

May

May here is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Ahmedabad tourism authority.

If you go to Kankaria Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

June

June in Ahmedabad is sizzling. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Ahmedabad tourism authority.

If you go to Kankaria Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

July

If you visit Ahmedabad during July, you are likely to notice that it can be sizzling. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Ahmedabad tourism authority.

If you go to Kankaria Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

August

If you are traveling to Ahmedabad in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Ahmedabad tourism authority.

If you go to Kankaria Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

September

September here is sizzling. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Ahmedabad tourism authority.

If you go to Kankaria Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

October

If you vacation in Ahmedabad during October, you may find that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Ahmedabad tourism authority.

If you go to Kankaria Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

November

November here is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Ahmedabad tourism authority.

If you go to Kankaria Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

December

If you visit Ahmedabad during December, you are likely to find that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Ahmedabad tourism authority.

If you go to Kankaria Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

Activities for Ahmedabad, India

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Ahmedabad.

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