Nkasa Lupala National Park, Namibia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Nkasa Lupala National Park, Namibia? If you're planning to go to Nkasa Lupala National Park, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Nkasa Lupala National Park, Namibia

Based on the climate and weather in Nkasa Lupala National Park, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Nkasa Lupala National Park, Namibia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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 COVID-19 protection available.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Nkasa Lupala National Park, Namibia by month

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January

If you go to Nkasa Lupala National Park in January, 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).

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February

February for Nkasa Lupala National Park is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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March

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

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April

Traveling to Nkasa Lupala National Park in April, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

If you are traveling to Nkasa Lupala National Park in May, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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June

June here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally.

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July

Traveling to Nkasa Lupala National Park in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

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August

If you are traveling to Nkasa Lupala National Park in August, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

If you go to Nkasa Lupala National Park in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you go to Nkasa Lupala National Park in October, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

November in Nkasa Lupala National Park is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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December

December in Nkasa Lupala National Park is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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Activities for Nkasa Lupala National Park, Namibia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Nkasa Lupala National Park.

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