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

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Traveling to Guide, China? If you're planning to go to Guide, I have 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 Guide, China

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

Important essentials for Guide, China

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

Guide 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.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this


  • Supplements

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

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • 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

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

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January

Traveling to Guide in January, you will notice that it is very cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

If you are traveling to Guide in February, you will notice that it is frigid. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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March

If you go to Guide in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April here is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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May

If you visit Guide during May, you are likely to see that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Guide is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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July

July here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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August

August is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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September

September here is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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October

Traveling to Guide in October, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

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

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December

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

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