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

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

When to go to Kullu, India

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

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

January

Traveling to Kullu in January, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

February

Traveling to Kullu in February, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens

March

If you go to Kullu in March, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear

April

If you go to Kullu in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

May

If you visit Kullu during May, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

June

If you are traveling to Kullu in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts

July

If you go to Kullu in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear

September

If you go to Kullu in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Kullu 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Kullu during December, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens

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

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

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