Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

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

What to wear/what to pack for Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda by month

January

January here is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Nyungwe National Park in February, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Nyungwe National Park is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Nyungwe National Park in July, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Nyungwe National Park in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Nyungwe National Park in November, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Nyungwe National Park in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and J
  • A SIM card that works in Nyungwe National Park

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