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

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Traveling to Kashmir Valley, India? If you're planning to go to Kashmir Valley, I'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 Kashmir Valley, India

Based on the climate and weather in Kashmir Valley, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for Kashmir Valley, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold 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 may get worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • 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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country 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 superb option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Kashmir Valley, India by month

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January

January for Kashmir Valley can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains or snows sometimes.

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February

February in Kashmir Valley can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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March

March in Kashmir Valley is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

If you vacation in Kashmir Valley during April, you might notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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May

May in Kashmir Valley is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you vacation in Kashmir Valley during June, you are likely to see that it is unbearably hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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July

Traveling to Kashmir Valley in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August for Kashmir Valley is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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September

September in Kashmir Valley is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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October

If you go to Kashmir Valley in October, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

November for Kashmir Valley is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. There is frost occasionally.

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December

If you visit Kashmir Valley during December, you are likely to notice that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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