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

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

When to go to Thame, Nepal

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

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

January

January in Thame can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Coveralls
  • Neck gaiter
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • High performance gloves
  • Thick pajamas
  • Goggles for eye protection

February

February in Thame is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Neck gaiter
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Coveralls
  • Thick pajamas
  • Umbrella
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Insulated boots
  • High performance gloves

March

March in Thame is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Scarf
  • Fleeces
  • Very heavy socks
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof coat

April

If you go to Thame in April, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain or snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Umbrella
  • Very heavy socks
  • Gloves
  • Scarf
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Sweaters
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof coat

May

May is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains or snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans

June

June in Thame is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens

July

Traveling to Thame in July, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces

August

If you are traveling to Thame in August, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear

September

September can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains or snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces

October

October in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains or snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens

November

November in Thame is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thick pajamas
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • High performance gloves
  • Coveralls
  • Neck gaiter
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleece for under jacket

December

December for Thame is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Neck gaiter
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Insulated boots
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Thick pajamas
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • High performance gloves
  • Coveralls

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Thame, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there. Thame is at a very high altitude, and may result in altitude sickness.

For that reason, you will want to pack strong altitude sickness prevention products and treatments.

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox
  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen
  • Ibuprofen
  • Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor)
  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and M
  • A SIM card that works in Thame

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