Hindu Kush, Afghanistan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Hindu Kush, Afghanistan? If you're planning to go to Hindu Kush, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

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.

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks

February

If you vacation in Hindu Kush during February, you are likely to find that it can be brisk.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans

March

If you are traveling 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

If you visit Hindu Kush during April, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella

June

June is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

If you go to Hindu Kush in July, you will notice that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Tank tops
  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses

August

August can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

October

If you vacation in Hindu Kush during October, you are likely to find 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

November

November in Hindu Kush is relatively cool and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Hindu Kush

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