Mrauk U, Myanmar: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Mrauk U, Myanmar? If you're planning to go to Mrauk U, we'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 Mrauk U, Myanmar

Based on the climate and weather in Mrauk U, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Mrauk U, Myanmar

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

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

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What to wear/what to pack for Mrauk U, Myanmar by month

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January

If you visit Mrauk U during January, you may find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Htukkam Thein Temple, wear:

If you go to Letse Kan Gate & Let Se Lake (sunset), you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

February

Traveling to Mrauk U in February, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Htukkam Thein Temple, wear:

If you go to Letse Kan Gate & Let Se Lake (sunset), you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

March

In March, Mrauk U is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Mrauk U, with of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Htukkam Thein Temple, wear:

If you go to Letse Kan Gate & Let Se Lake (sunset), you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

April

If you vacation in Mrauk U during April, you might see that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Htukkam Thein Temple, wear:

If you go to Letse Kan Gate & Let Se Lake (sunset), you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

May

If you vacation in Mrauk U during May, you may see that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Htukkam Thein Temple, wear:

If you go to Letse Kan Gate & Let Se Lake (sunset), you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

June

June in this region can be very hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Htukkam Thein Temple, wear:

If you go to Letse Kan Gate & Let Se Lake (sunset), you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

July

In July, Mrauk U is hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Mrauk U, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Htukkam Thein Temple, wear:

If you go to Letse Kan Gate & Let Se Lake (sunset), you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

August

In August, Mrauk U is pretty consistently hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Mrauk U, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Htukkam Thein Temple, wear:

If you go to Letse Kan Gate & Let Se Lake (sunset), you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

September

If you visit Mrauk U during September, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Htukkam Thein Temple, wear:

If you go to Letse Kan Gate & Let Se Lake (sunset), you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

October

October in Mrauk U is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Htukkam Thein Temple, wear:

If you go to Letse Kan Gate & Let Se Lake (sunset), you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

November

In November, Mrauk U is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Mrauk U, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Htukkam Thein Temple, wear:

If you go to Letse Kan Gate & Let Se Lake (sunset), you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Htukkam Thein Temple, wear:

If you go to Letse Kan Gate & Let Se Lake (sunset), you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

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