Central Bhutan, Bhutan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Central Bhutan, Bhutan? If you're planning to go to Central Bhutan, 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 Central Bhutan, Bhutan

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

Important essentials for Central Bhutan, Bhutan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

General health necessities

Central Bhutan is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some. For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Central Bhutan, Bhutan by month

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January

January in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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February

February in Central Bhutan can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

If you visit Central Bhutan during March, you might see that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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April

Traveling to Central Bhutan in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

In May, Central Bhutan is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Central Bhutan, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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June

If you visit Central Bhutan during June, you may see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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July

In July, Central Bhutan is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Central Bhutan, with most of the days of the month having rain.

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August

August is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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September

In September, Central Bhutan is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Central Bhutan, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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October

If you go to Central Bhutan in October, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

If you vacation in Central Bhutan during November, you may find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Central Bhutan is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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