Eastern Bhutan, Bhutan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Eastern Bhutan, Bhutan? If you're planning to go to Eastern Bhutan, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Eastern Bhutan, Bhutan

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

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

January

If you go to Eastern Bhutan in January, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals

March

If you vacation in Eastern Bhutan during March, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

April

If you visit Eastern Bhutan during April, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

May

If you visit Eastern Bhutan during May, you are likely to find 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 high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

If you vacation in Eastern Bhutan during July, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

August

If you visit Eastern Bhutan during August, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

September here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

October

October here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

If you are traveling to Eastern Bhutan in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

December

If you visit Eastern Bhutan during December, you are likely to find that it is warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Eastern Bhutan, Bhutan

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

  • Ibuprofen
  • Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor)
  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Eastern Bhutan

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