Chitwan National Park, Nepal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

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.

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

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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts

February

February here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

March

March in Chitwan National Park very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Chitwan National Park is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Chitwan National Park in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Chitwan National Park is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Chitwan National Park in October, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Chitwan National Park in November, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Chitwan National Park in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and M
  • A SIM card that works in Chitwan National Park
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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