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

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Traveling to Vellore, India? If you're planning to go to Vellore, we've got 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 Vellore, India

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

Important essentials for Vellore, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you vacation in Vellore during January, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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February

If you vacation in Vellore during February, you may notice that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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March

If you go to Vellore in March, you will notice that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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April

If you go to Vellore in April, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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May

If you go to Vellore in May, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

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June

June in Vellore is scorchingly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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July

If you go to Vellore in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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August

August is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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September

If you visit Vellore during September, you are likely to see that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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October

October in Vellore is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

November in Vellore is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

December in Vellore is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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Activities for Vellore, India

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

If you go to Amirthi Forest, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you see a temple, such as Golden Temple, wear:

If you decide to visit Jallagamparai Waterfalls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

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