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

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Traveling to Kedarnath, India? If you're planning to go to Kedarnath, this is 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 Kedarnath, India

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

Important essentials for Kedarnath, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

January for Kedarnath is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains occasionally.

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February

If you are traveling to Kedarnath in February, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost regularly.

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March

March is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. There is frost once in a while. It rains occasionally.

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April

April in this region is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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May

If you visit Kedarnath during May, 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 60s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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June

June for Kedarnath is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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July

July in Kedarnath is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

August in Kedarnath is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

September for Kedarnath is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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October

October is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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November

November in Kedarnath is mild and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost sometimes.

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December

December in this region is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for Kedarnath, India

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

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