Gir Forest National Park, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Gir Forest National Park, India

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

What to wear/what to pack for Gir Forest National Park, India by month

January

If you vacation in Gir Forest National Park during January, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 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:

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

February

If you vacation in Gir Forest National Park during February, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain.

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 (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Gir Forest National Park in March, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Gir Forest National Park in April, you will notice that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Gir Forest National Park during May, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Gir Forest National Park in June, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

July

July in this region is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat

August

August in Gir Forest National Park is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

If you go to Gir Forest National Park in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella

October

October is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Gir Forest National Park is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Gir Forest National Park, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gir Forest 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 Gir Forest National Park

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