Trashigang, Bhutan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Trashigang, Bhutan

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

What to wear/what to pack for Trashigang, Bhutan by month

January

If you visit Trashigang during January, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Trashigang is chilly and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Trashigang in March, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Trashigang during April, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Trashigang is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Trashigang is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Trashigang, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Trashigang in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Trashigang during August, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Trashigang during September, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Trashigang during October, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Trashigang during November, you are likely to find that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Trashigang during December, you are likely to find that it is chilly and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Trashigang, Bhutan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Trashigang, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there. Trashigang is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some.

For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.

  • Ibuprofen
  • Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor)
  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Trashigang
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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