Gorkha, Nepal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Gorkha, Nepal

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

What to wear/what to pack for Gorkha, Nepal by month

January

January for Gorkha very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Gorkha in March, you will notice that it is warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Gorkha in May, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Gorkha can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Gorkha can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Gorkha in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Gorkha in November, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Gorkha very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Gorkha, Nepal

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gorkha, 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 Gorkha
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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