Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Tanzania: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Tanzania? If you're planning to go to Udzungwa Mountains National Park, we have 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 Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Tanzania

Based on the climate and weather in Udzungwa Mountains National Park, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Tanzania

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022

  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

  • A vaccine card protector

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

  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Tanzania by month

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January

If you go to Udzungwa Mountains National Park in January, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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February

February 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.

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March

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

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April

If you go to Udzungwa Mountains National Park in April, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

May here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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June

If you are traveling to Udzungwa Mountains National Park in June, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you go to Udzungwa Mountains National Park in July, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

Traveling to Udzungwa Mountains National Park in August, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Udzungwa Mountains National Park in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Udzungwa Mountains National Park in October, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

If you go to Udzungwa Mountains National Park in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

December here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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Activities for Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Tanzania

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Udzungwa Mountains National Park.

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