Sarnath, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Sarnath, India? If you're planning to go to Sarnath, we 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 Sarnath, India

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

Important essentials for Sarnath, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • 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).


  • Travel insurance

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General health necessities

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

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January

Traveling to Sarnath in January, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sri Digamber Jain Temple, wear:

If you see the Sarnath Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

Traveling to Sarnath in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sri Digamber Jain Temple, wear:

If you see the Sarnath Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you vacation in Sarnath during March, you are likely to see that it is extremely hot. 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 (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sri Digamber Jain Temple, wear:

If you see the Sarnath Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Sarnath can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sri Digamber Jain Temple, wear:

If you see the Sarnath Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in Sarnath can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sri Digamber Jain Temple, wear:

If you see the Sarnath Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Sarnath can be blisteringly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sri Digamber Jain Temple, wear:

If you see the Sarnath Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July for Sarnath can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sri Digamber Jain Temple, wear:

If you see the Sarnath Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sri Digamber Jain Temple, wear:

If you see the Sarnath Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September here is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sri Digamber Jain Temple, wear:

If you see the Sarnath Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

Traveling to Sarnath in October, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sri Digamber Jain Temple, wear:

If you see the Sarnath Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you visit Sarnath during November, you may notice that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 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:

If you visit a temple, such as Sri Digamber Jain Temple, wear:

If you see the Sarnath Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you visit Sarnath during December, you might notice that it is warm. 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:

If you visit a temple, such as Sri Digamber Jain Temple, wear:

If you see the Sarnath Archeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Sarnath, India

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Sarnath.

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