Chitwan National Park, Nepal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Chitwan National Park, Nepal? If you're planning to go to Chitwan National Park, 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 Chitwan National Park, Nepal

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

Important essentials for Chitwan National Park, Nepal

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Chitwan National Park, Nepal by month

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January

January in Chitwan National Park very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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February

Traveling to Chitwan National Park in February, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

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March

If you go to Chitwan National Park in March, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

If you are traveling to Chitwan National Park in April, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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May

May can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

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June

If you go to Chitwan National Park in June, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

July for Chitwan National Park is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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August

August for Chitwan National Park is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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September

If you are traveling to Chitwan National Park in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

October here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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November

November here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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December

December in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally.

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Activities for Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Chitwan National Park.

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