Bhaktapur, Nepal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bhaktapur, Nepal? If you're planning to go to Bhaktapur, 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 Bhaktapur, Nepal

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

Important essentials for Bhaktapur, Nepal

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Bhaktapur, Nepal

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Bhaktapur.

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

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    January

    January for Bhaktapur is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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    February

    February for Bhaktapur 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.

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    March

    If you go to Bhaktapur in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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    April

    Traveling to Bhaktapur in April, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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    May

    May in this region is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains regularly.

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    June

    Traveling to Bhaktapur in June, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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    July

    If you are traveling to Bhaktapur in July, 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 (high 10s C).

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    August

    August is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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    September

    Traveling to Bhaktapur in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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    October

    If you go to Bhaktapur in October, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost regularly.

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    November

    If you are traveling to Bhaktapur in November, you will notice that it is cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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    December

    If you are traveling to Bhaktapur in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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