Beichuan, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Beichuan, China? If you're planning to go to Beichuan, below 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 Beichuan, China

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

Important essentials for Beichuan, China

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Beichuan, China by month

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January

January in Beichuan is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the 5/12 Wenchuan Earthquake Memorial Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost regularly. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the 5/12 Wenchuan Earthquake Memorial Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

Traveling to Beichuan in March, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the 5/12 Wenchuan Earthquake Memorial Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

Traveling to Beichuan in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the 5/12 Wenchuan Earthquake Memorial Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the 5/12 Wenchuan Earthquake Memorial Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

In June, Beichuan is hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Beichuan, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the 5/12 Wenchuan Earthquake Memorial Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

Traveling to Beichuan in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the 5/12 Wenchuan Earthquake Memorial Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August for Beichuan is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the 5/12 Wenchuan Earthquake Memorial Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you go to Beichuan in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the 5/12 Wenchuan Earthquake Memorial Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the 5/12 Wenchuan Earthquake Memorial Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

Traveling to Beichuan in November, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the 5/12 Wenchuan Earthquake Memorial Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

Traveling to Beichuan in December, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the 5/12 Wenchuan Earthquake Memorial Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Beichuan, China

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

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