Phuentsholing, Bhutan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Phuentsholing, Bhutan? If you're planning to go to Phuentsholing, below 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 Phuentsholing, Bhutan

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

Important essentials for Phuentsholing, Bhutan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Phuentsholing, Bhutan by month

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January

If you vacation in Phuentsholing during January, you are likely to notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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February

February for Phuentsholing is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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March

If you go to Phuentsholing in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

April in Phuentsholing can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

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

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June

June in Phuentsholing is extremely hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

Traveling to Phuentsholing in July, you will notice that it can be very hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August for Phuentsholing is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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September

If you are traveling to Phuentsholing in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

October for Phuentsholing can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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November

If you visit Phuentsholing during November, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently 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).

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December

If you vacation in Phuentsholing during December, you may see that it is a perfect temperature 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 low 50s F (low 10s C).

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