East Sikkim, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to East Sikkim, India? If you're planning to go to East Sikkim, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 East Sikkim, India

Based on the climate and weather in East Sikkim, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for East Sikkim, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


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  • Hand sanitizer

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


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  • 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).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for East Sikkim, India by month

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January

If you go to East Sikkim in January, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

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February

February in East Sikkim is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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March

March in East Sikkim is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

April in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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May

May in East Sikkim is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you visit East Sikkim during June, you will probably notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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July

July in East Sikkim is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

If you vacation in East Sikkim during August, you will probably find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

September in East Sikkim is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

If you are traveling to East Sikkim in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

Traveling to East Sikkim in November, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

December for East Sikkim can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost once in a while.

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Activities for East Sikkim, India

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

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