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

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Traveling to Kullu, India? If you're planning to go to Kullu, we have 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 Kullu, India

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • 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).

General health necessities

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

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January

If you visit Kullu during January, you may notice that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Jaggannathi Temple, wear:

February

If you are traveling to Kullu in February, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Jaggannathi Temple, wear:

March

March in Kullu is balmy and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Jaggannathi Temple, wear:

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Jaggannathi Temple, wear:

May

If you vacation in Kullu during May, you may find that it can be very 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:

If you visit a temple, such as Jaggannathi Temple, wear:

June

If you are traveling to Kullu in June, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Jaggannathi Temple, wear:

July

If you visit Kullu during July, you will probably find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Jaggannathi Temple, wear:

August

If you visit Kullu during August, you may notice 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 high 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Jaggannathi Temple, wear:

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Jaggannathi Temple, wear:

October

If you vacation in Kullu during October, you may see that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Jaggannathi Temple, wear:

November

If you go to Kullu in November, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Jaggannathi Temple, wear:

December

December in Kullu is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Jaggannathi Temple, wear:

Activities for Kullu, India

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

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