Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhutan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhutan? If you're planning to go to Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhutan

Based on the climate and weather in Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhutan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.

  • (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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities

Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some. For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhutan by month

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January

If you go to Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in January, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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February

If you go to Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in February, you will notice that it is chilly and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost regularly.

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March

If you are traveling to Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in March, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April in Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

May for Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

In June, Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary is warm. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

July in Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August in Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

September in Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. There is frost sometimes. It rains occasionally.

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November

If you are traveling to Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in November, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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December

December here can be chilly and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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