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

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

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

Important essentials for Jodhpur, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to Jodhpur in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Baba Ramdev Temple, wear:

If you go to Balsamand Lake, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

February

If you go to Jodhpur in February, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Baba Ramdev Temple, wear:

If you go to Balsamand Lake, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

March

If you go to Jodhpur in March, you will notice that it is sizzling. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Baba Ramdev Temple, wear:

If you go to Balsamand Lake, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

April

April here can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Baba Ramdev Temple, wear:

If you go to Balsamand Lake, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

May

May in Jodhpur is scorchingly hot. Temperatures average in the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Baba Ramdev Temple, wear:

If you go to Balsamand Lake, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

June

If you visit Jodhpur during June, you may notice that it is a scorcher. Temperatures tend to hover around the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Baba Ramdev Temple, wear:

If you go to Balsamand Lake, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

July

July in Jodhpur can be blisteringly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) to high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Baba Ramdev Temple, wear:

If you go to Balsamand Lake, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

August

Traveling to Jodhpur in August, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Baba Ramdev Temple, wear:

If you go to Balsamand Lake, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Baba Ramdev Temple, wear:

If you go to Balsamand Lake, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

October

If you vacation in Jodhpur during October, you will probably see that it is scorchingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Baba Ramdev Temple, wear:

If you go to Balsamand Lake, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

November

If you are traveling to Jodhpur in November, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Baba Ramdev Temple, wear:

If you go to Balsamand Lake, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

December

If you vacation in Jodhpur during December, you will probably 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 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Baba Ramdev Temple, wear:

If you go to Balsamand Lake, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Activities for Jodhpur, India

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

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