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

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

When to go to Sabarimala, India

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

What to wear/what to pack for Sabarimala, India by month

January

January here is pretty cool and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Sabarimala is relatively cool and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here is relatively cool and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Sabarimala is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Sabarimala during May, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts

June

June in Sabarimala is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

July

July in Sabarimala can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage

August

If you go to Sabarimala in August, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses

September

If you vacation in Sabarimala during September, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece

October

October in Sabarimala is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat

November

November in Sabarimala is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece

December

December is pretty cool and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Sabarimala, India

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

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