Jigme Dorji National Park, Bhutan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Jigme Dorji National Park, Bhutan? If you're planning to go to Jigme Dorji National Park, we'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 Jigme Dorji National Park, Bhutan

Based on the climate and weather in Jigme Dorji National Park, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Jigme Dorji National Park, Bhutan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

Jigme Dorji National Park is at a very high altitude, and may result in altitude sickness. For that reason, you will want to pack strong altitude sickness prevention products and treatments.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Jigme Dorji National Park, Bhutan by month

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January

January in Jigme Dorji National Park is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February for Jigme Dorji National Park is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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March

If you go to Jigme Dorji National Park in March, you will notice that it is frigid. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Jigme Dorji National Park can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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May

May in Jigme Dorji National Park can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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June

June in Jigme Dorji National Park is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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July

If you visit Jigme Dorji National Park during July, you may find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

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August

August in Jigme Dorji National Park can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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September

If you go to Jigme Dorji National Park in September, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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October

October for Jigme Dorji National Park can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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November

November here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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December

Traveling to Jigme Dorji National Park in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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