Dingboche, Nepal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Dingboche, Nepal? If you're planning to go to Dingboche, this 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 Dingboche, Nepal

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

Important essentials for Dingboche, Nepal

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dingboche, 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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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist 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 a good plane-friendly option.

General health necessities

Dingboche is at a very high altitude, and may result in altitude sickness. For that reason, you will want to pack strong altitude sickness prevention products and treatments.


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country 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 excellent kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Dingboche, Nepal by month

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January

If you are traveling to Dingboche in January, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

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February

If you go to Dingboche in February, you will notice that it is biting cold. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost almost every day.

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March

If you go to Dingboche in March, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

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April

April in Dingboche is cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains once in a while.

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May

May for Dingboche is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains regularly.

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June

June in Dingboche can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains about half of the time.

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July

If you go to Dingboche in July, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

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August

August here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally. It rains most days.

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September

If you go to Dingboche in September, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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October

Traveling to Dingboche in October, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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November

Traveling to Dingboche in November, you will notice that it is freezing. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

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December

If you are traveling to Dingboche in December, you will notice that it is unbearably cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 10s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

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