Ranthambhore National Park, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Ranthambhore National Park, India

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

What to wear/what to pack for Ranthambhore National Park, India by month

January

If you vacation in Ranthambhore National Park during January, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

February

February for Ranthambhore National Park is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear

March

If you vacation in Ranthambhore National Park during March, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

April here is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sarong
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Light skirts

May

If you are traveling to Ranthambhore National Park in May, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Extremely thin shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sarong
  • Light skirts
  • Thin tank or crop tops

June

June for Ranthambhore National Park is unbearably hot. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sarong
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Extremely thin shorts

July

July in Ranthambhore National Park is blindingly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Waterproof luggage

August

August in Ranthambhore National Park is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts

September

If you are traveling to Ranthambhore National Park in September, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops

October

If you visit Ranthambhore National Park during October, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals
  • Light shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sunglasses

November

If you visit Ranthambhore National Park during November, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 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:

  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

December

If you go to Ranthambhore National Park in December, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Ranthambhore National Park, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ranthambhore National Park, 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 Ranthambhore National Park
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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