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

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Traveling to Jinghong, China? If you're planning to go to Jinghong, the following 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 Jinghong, China

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

Important essentials for Jinghong, China

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • 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 often wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

Traveling to Jinghong in January, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Mengle Temple, wear:

If you go to Tropical Flowers and Plant Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

February

February in Jinghong dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Mengle Temple, wear:

If you go to Tropical Flowers and Plant Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

March

March in Jinghong dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Mengle Temple, wear:

If you go to Tropical Flowers and Plant Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

April

April here is hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Mengle Temple, wear:

If you go to Tropical Flowers and Plant Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

May

If you go to Jinghong in May, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Mengle Temple, wear:

If you go to Tropical Flowers and Plant Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

June

June in Jinghong is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Mengle Temple, wear:

If you go to Tropical Flowers and Plant Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

July

July for Jinghong is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Mengle Temple, wear:

If you go to Tropical Flowers and Plant Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

August

Traveling to Jinghong in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Mengle Temple, wear:

If you go to Tropical Flowers and Plant Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

September

September is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Mengle Temple, wear:

If you go to Tropical Flowers and Plant Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

October

Traveling to Jinghong in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Mengle Temple, wear:

If you go to Tropical Flowers and Plant Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

November

November in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Mengle Temple, wear:

If you go to Tropical Flowers and Plant Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

December

Traveling to Jinghong in December, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Mengle Temple, wear:

If you go to Tropical Flowers and Plant Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

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