Chaiya, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Chaiya, Thailand? If you're planning to go to Chaiya, we have 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 Chaiya, Thailand

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

Important essentials for Chaiya, Thailand

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • 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).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Chaiya, Thailand by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you visit Chaiya during January, you are likely to notice that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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February

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

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March

March here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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April

April in Chaiya is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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May

May in Chaiya can be sweltering and very stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you visit Chaiya during June, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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July

If you vacation in Chaiya during July, you might see that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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August

If you go to Chaiya in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

September can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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October

Traveling to Chaiya in October, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Chaiya in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

Traveling to Chaiya in December, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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Activities for Chaiya, Thailand

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

If you go to Suan Mokkh: The Garden of Liberation, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Castle hopping? For Leam Pho Palace, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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