Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Tanzania: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Tanzania? If you're planning to go to Udzungwa Mountains National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

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.

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

February

February in Udzungwa Mountains National Park is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

March in this region 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Udzungwa Mountains National Park in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

July

If you are traveling 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

August very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

October

October here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Udzungwa Mountains National Park
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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