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

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

When to go to Himalayas, Nepal

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

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

January

January for Himalayas very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Himalayas in April, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Himalayas in May, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Himalayas in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Himalayas 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:

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

September

If you go to Himalayas in September, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Himalayas in October, you will notice that it is warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Himalayas in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Himalayas, 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 Himalayas

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