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

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Traveling to Indore, India? If you're planning to go to Indore, I have 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 Indore, India

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

Important essentials for Indore, India

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

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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General health necessities

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Indore is warm and very dry. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Annapurna Temple, wear:

If you go to Sirpur Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

February

If you are traveling to Indore in February, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Annapurna Temple, wear:

If you go to Sirpur Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

March

If you visit Indore during March, you will probably see that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Annapurna Temple, wear:

If you go to Sirpur Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

April

If you are traveling to Indore in April, you will notice that it can be sizzling and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Annapurna Temple, wear:

If you go to Sirpur Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

May

If you vacation in Indore during May, you might find that it can be blisteringly hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally around 20 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Annapurna Temple, wear:

If you go to Sirpur Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

June

Traveling to Indore in June, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Annapurna Temple, wear:

If you go to Sirpur Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

July

If you go to Indore in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Annapurna Temple, wear:

If you go to Sirpur Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

August

If you vacation in Indore during August, you may see that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 80 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Annapurna Temple, wear:

If you go to Sirpur Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

September

If you visit Indore during September, you may see 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 low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Annapurna Temple, wear:

If you go to Sirpur Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

October

If you go to Indore in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Annapurna Temple, wear:

If you go to Sirpur Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

November

If you visit Indore during November, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Annapurna Temple, wear:

If you go to Sirpur Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

December

December in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Annapurna Temple, wear:

If you go to Sirpur Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

Activities for Indore, India

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

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