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

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

When to go to Nepal, Nepal

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

What to wear/what to pack for Nepal, Nepal by month

January

January in Nepal dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Nepal in February, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

April

Traveling to Nepal in April, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals

May

May here is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts

June

June for Nepal can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

July

July here is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

August

If you go to Nepal in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

September in Nepal is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

October

October is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

Traveling to Nepal in November, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Nepal in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Nepal, Nepal

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nepal, 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 Nepal
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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