Hindu Kush, Afghanistan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Hindu Kush, Afghanistan? If you're planning to go to Hindu Kush, 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 Hindu Kush, Afghanistan

Based on the climate and weather in Hindu Kush, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Hindu Kush, Afghanistan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel insurance

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Hindu Kush, Afghanistan by month

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January

January in Hindu Kush can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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February

If you are traveling to Hindu Kush in February, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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March

If you go to Hindu Kush in March, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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April

April in Hindu Kush is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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May

May for Hindu Kush is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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June

If you go to Hindu Kush in June, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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July

July is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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August

Traveling to Hindu Kush in August, you will notice that it is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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September

September is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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October

If you visit Hindu Kush during October, you may see that it is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

November in this region is cool and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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December

December in Hindu Kush is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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