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

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Traveling to Thekkady, India? If you're planning to go to Thekkady, this is 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 Thekkady, India

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

Important essentials for Thekkady, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-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


  • 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).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

Traveling to Thekkady in January, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

If you visit Thekkady during February, you will probably find that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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March

If you visit Thekkady during March, you may find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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April

April in Thekkady is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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May

May in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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June

Traveling to Thekkady in June, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

In July, Thekkady is hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Thekkady, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

Traveling to Thekkady in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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September

Traveling to Thekkady in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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October

If you vacation in Thekkady during October, you are likely to notice that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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November

November in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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December

Traveling to Thekkady in December, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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Activities for Thekkady, India

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

If you go to Spring Valley Mountain, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

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