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

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Traveling to Lhasa, China? If you're planning to go to Lhasa, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Lhasa, China

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

Important essentials for Lhasa, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lhasa, 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 protection you can have.


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • 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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

Lhasa 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.

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Supplements

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


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

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

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January

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

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February

If you are traveling to Lhasa in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

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April

If you go to Lhasa in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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May

May in Lhasa is relatively cool and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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June

Traveling to Lhasa in June, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

July in Lhasa is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Lhasa in August, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

September in Lhasa is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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October

If you visit Lhasa during October, you may find 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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November

November here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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December

Traveling to Lhasa in December, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Lhasa, China

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Lhasa.

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