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

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Traveling to Kashgar, China? If you're planning to go to Kashgar, this article contains 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 Kashgar, China

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

Important essentials for Kashgar, China

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold 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 wear away. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in this region is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost almost every day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to go to the must-see Id Kah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kashgar tourism authority.

February

February is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to go to the must-see Id Kah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kashgar tourism authority.

March

March can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to go to the must-see Id Kah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kashgar tourism authority.

April

If you are traveling to Kashgar in April, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to go to the must-see Id Kah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kashgar tourism authority.

May

If you go to Kashgar in May, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to go to the must-see Id Kah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kashgar tourism authority.

June

Traveling to Kashgar in June, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to go to the must-see Id Kah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kashgar tourism authority.

July

July in Kashgar dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to go to the must-see Id Kah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kashgar tourism authority.

August

August dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to go to the must-see Id Kah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kashgar tourism authority.

September

If you go to Kashgar in September, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to go to the must-see Id Kah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kashgar tourism authority.

October

October for Kashgar very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to go to the must-see Id Kah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kashgar tourism authority.

November

November for Kashgar is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to go to the must-see Id Kah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kashgar tourism authority.

December

Traveling to Kashgar in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to go to the must-see Id Kah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kashgar tourism authority.

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