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

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Traveling to Gorakhpur, India? If you're planning to go to Gorakhpur, 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 Gorakhpur, India

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

Important essentials for Gorakhpur, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Gorakhpur, India by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Gorakhpur is warm and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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February

Traveling to Gorakhpur in February, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

If you vacation in Gorakhpur during March, you will probably see that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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April

If you go to Gorakhpur in April, you will notice that it is unbearably hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

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May

If you are traveling to Gorakhpur in May, you will notice that it is sizzling and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

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June

June in this region can be excruciatingly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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July

July in Gorakhpur can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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August

If you visit Gorakhpur during August, you will probably find that it is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

September in Gorakhpur is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you vacation in Gorakhpur during October, you will probably find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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November

Traveling to Gorakhpur in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

December for Gorakhpur is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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Activities for Gorakhpur, India

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

If you go to Ram Garh Tal, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you go to a temple, such as Budiya Mai Temple, wear:

If you visit the Lord Buddha Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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