Ukhahlamba Drakensberg, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg, the following 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 Ukhahlamba Drakensberg, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in Ukhahlamba Drakensberg, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Ukhahlamba Drakensberg, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ukhahlamba Drakensberg, 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


  • N95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • 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).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Ukhahlamba Drakensberg, South Africa by month

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January

Traveling to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg in January, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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February

February is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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March

Traveling to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg in March, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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April

April here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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May

May for Ukhahlamba Drakensberg is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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June

If you are traveling to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg in June, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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July

If you are traveling to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg in July, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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August

If you are traveling to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg in August, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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September

If you go to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg in September, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg in October, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

If you go to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

If you are traveling to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg in December, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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