Kalka, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Kalka, India

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

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

January

If you go to Kalka in January, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Kalka in February, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Kalka during March, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

April can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Skirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

May

If you visit Kalka during May, you are likely to find that it is unbearably hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 100s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light skirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Sarong

June

June here is sweltering. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Sarong
  • Sandals
  • Extremely light dresses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Light skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

July

If you vacation in Kalka during July, you are likely to find that it is unbearably hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Umbrella
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

August

August in this region is a scorcher. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Tank tops
  • Rain coat
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Light dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Light shorts
  • Sandals

September

If you vacation in Kalka during September, you are likely to find that it is a scorcher. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Tank tops

October

October for Kalka can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

November

November is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

Traveling to Kalka in December, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Kalka, India

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

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