Taplejung, Nepal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Taplejung, Nepal

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

What to wear/what to pack for Taplejung, Nepal by month

January

January here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Taplejung very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Taplejung is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals

May

If you are traveling to Taplejung in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

June

June here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

July

July is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts

August

August in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants

September

September in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

October

October is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Taplejung in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Taplejung, Nepal

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

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