Namche Bazaar, Nepal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Namche Bazaar, Nepal? If you're planning to go to Namche Bazaar, here 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 Namche Bazaar, Nepal

Based on the climate and weather in Namche Bazaar, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for Namche Bazaar, Nepal

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available 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 choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • 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

General health necessities

Namche Bazaar 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.


  • Supplements

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

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen

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What to wear/what to pack for Namche Bazaar, Nepal by month

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January

January in Namche Bazaar is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

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February

If you are traveling to Namche Bazaar in February, you will notice that it is frigid. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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March

March for Namche Bazaar is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains or snows once in a while.

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April

April in Namche Bazaar is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains or snows sometimes.

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May

Traveling to Namche Bazaar in May, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about half of the time.

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June

June in Namche Bazaar is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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July

July here is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost once in a while. It rains most days.

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August

In August, Namche Bazaar is chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Namche Bazaar, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost occasionally.

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September

September in Namche Bazaar is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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October

If you go to Namche Bazaar in October, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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November

November for Namche Bazaar is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days.

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December

December in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost nearly every day this month.

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Activities for Namche Bazaar, Nepal

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

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