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

Traveling to Bodh Gaya, India? If you're planning to go to Bodh Gaya, 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 Bodh Gaya, India

Based on the climate and weather in Bodh Gaya, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

Important essentials for Bodh Gaya, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

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General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Bodh Gaya, India by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to Bodh Gaya in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Thai Monastery, take the following:

If you see the Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you go to Bodh Gaya in February, you will notice that it is 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:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Thai Monastery, take the following:

If you see the Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you go to Bodh Gaya in March, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly 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:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Thai Monastery, take the following:

If you see the Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

Traveling to Bodh Gaya in April, you will notice that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Thai Monastery, take the following:

If you see the Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May is sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Thai Monastery, take the following:

If you see the Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you go to Bodh Gaya in June, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Thai Monastery, take the following:

If you see the Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you vacation in Bodh Gaya during July, you will probably see that it can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Thai Monastery, take the following:

If you see the Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Bodh Gaya can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Thai Monastery, take the following:

If you see the Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Bodh Gaya can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Thai Monastery, take the following:

If you see the Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

Traveling to Bodh Gaya in October, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Thai Monastery, take the following:

If you see the Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November for Bodh Gaya is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Thai Monastery, take the following:

If you see the Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you vacation in Bodh Gaya during December, you will probably find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Thai Monastery, take the following:

If you see the Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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