Bhitarkanika National Park, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Bhitarkanika National Park, India? If you're planning to go to Bhitarkanika National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Bhitarkanika National Park, India

Based on the climate and weather in Bhitarkanika National Park, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Bhitarkanika National Park, India by month

January

Traveling to Bhitarkanika National Park in January, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

February

February here is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

March

Traveling to Bhitarkanika National Park in March, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

April

April here can be blisteringly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Tank tops
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

May

May in Bhitarkanika National Park is sizzling. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) to 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella

June

June in Bhitarkanika National Park is a scorcher. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses

July

July here is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

August

If you visit Bhitarkanika National Park during August, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

September

If you go to Bhitarkanika National Park in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage

October

October in Bhitarkanika National Park can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

November in Bhitarkanika National Park can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts

December

Traveling to Bhitarkanika National Park in December, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bhitarkanika National Park, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bhitarkanika National Park, 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 Bhitarkanika National Park
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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