Taxila, Pakistan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Taxila, Pakistan? If you're planning to go to Taxila, we've got 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 Taxila, Pakistan

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

Important essentials for Taxila, Pakistan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Taxila, 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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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Taxila, Pakistan by month

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January

If you go to Taxila in January, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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February

February in this region is crisp. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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March

March in Taxila is balmy. 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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April

Traveling to Taxila in April, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

May here can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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June

If you vacation in Taxila during June, you might see that it is sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally around 30 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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July

If you go to Taxila in July, you will notice that it is unbearably hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

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August

August in Taxila is unbearably hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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September

If you visit Taxila during September, you may see that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 50 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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October

October in Taxila can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

If you visit Taxila during November, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little 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). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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December

If you visit Taxila during December, you will probably notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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Activities for Taxila, Pakistan

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

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the must-see Giri Mosque and tombs, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Taxila tourism authority.

If you visit the Taxila Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Dharma rajika stupa and monastery, take the following:

Going to Khanpur Cave? You'll need:

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