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

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

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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 Kanchipuram, India

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

Important essentials for Kanchipuram, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you are traveling to Kanchipuram in January, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

If you vacation in Kanchipuram during February, you may notice that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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March

If you visit Kanchipuram during March, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

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

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May

If you vacation in Kanchipuram during May, you will probably see that it is sizzling. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

June in Kanchipuram is a scorcher. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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July

If you go to Kanchipuram in July, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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August

August in Kanchipuram is a scorcher. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) to 90s F (mid 30s C).

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September

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

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October

If you are traveling to Kanchipuram in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

If you visit Kanchipuram during November, you are likely to notice that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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December

December in Kanchipuram is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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Activities for Kanchipuram, India

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

If you go to a temple, such as Ekambeshwarar Temple, wear:

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