Annapurna, Nepal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Annapurna, Nepal? If you're planning to go to Annapurna, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Annapurna, Nepal

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

What to wear/what to pack for Annapurna, Nepal by month

January

January here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots

February

Traveling to Annapurna in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof footwear

March

March in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

April

Traveling to Annapurna in April, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

May

May is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

June

June in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses

July

July in Annapurna is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage

August

If you go to Annapurna in August, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear

September

September here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear

October

Traveling to Annapurna in October, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans

November

November in Annapurna is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks

December

If you go to Annapurna in December, you will notice that it can be brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Annapurna, Nepal

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and M
  • A SIM card that works in Annapurna
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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