Great Wall of China, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Great Wall of China, China? If you're planning to go to Great Wall of China, 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 Great Wall of China, China

Based on the climate and weather in Great Wall of China, the best time to go is May. See below for details.

Important essentials for Great Wall of China, China

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country 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 excellent choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Great Wall of China, China

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Great Wall of China.

If you go to Great Wall Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Great Wall of China.

What to wear/what to pack for Great Wall of China, China by month

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January

If you are traveling to Great Wall of China in January, you will notice that it is frosty. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February here is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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March

If you are traveling to Great Wall of China in March, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Great Wall of China is relatively cool and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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May

If you go to Great Wall of China in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

Traveling to Great Wall of China 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 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

July in Great Wall of China is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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August

August in Great Wall of China is hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

September for Great Wall of China is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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October

If you visit Great Wall of China during October, you may find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

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November

November is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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December

December in Great Wall of China is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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