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

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Traveling to Uttarkashi, India? If you're planning to go to Uttarkashi, here 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 Uttarkashi, India

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

Important essentials for Uttarkashi, India

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

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

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January

Traveling to Uttarkashi in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Saat Taal, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • 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.

February

February in Uttarkashi is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Saat Taal, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • 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.

March

March for Uttarkashi is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Saat Taal, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • 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.

April

If you visit Uttarkashi during April, you are likely to see that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Saat Taal, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • 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.

May

If you visit Uttarkashi during May, you will probably see that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Saat Taal, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • 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.

June

If you are traveling to Uttarkashi in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Saat Taal, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • 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.

July

In July, Uttarkashi is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Uttarkashi, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Saat Taal, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • 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.

August

If you are traveling to Uttarkashi in August, 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:

If you go to Saat Taal, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • 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.

September

If you vacation in Uttarkashi during September, you might find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Saat Taal, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • 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.

October

October for Uttarkashi is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Saat Taal, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • 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.

November

If you go to Uttarkashi in November, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Saat Taal, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • 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.

December

December is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Saat Taal, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • 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.

Activities for Uttarkashi, India

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

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