Nubra Valley, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Nubra Valley, India? If you're planning to go to Nubra Valley, 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 Nubra Valley, India

Based on the climate and weather in Nubra Valley, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Nubra Valley, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nubra Valley, 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 possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

Nubra Valley 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.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

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


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

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What to wear/what to pack for Nubra Valley, India by month

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January

January here is freezing. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. There is frost most days.

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February

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

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March

March in Nubra Valley can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

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April

April in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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May

May here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time.

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June

Traveling to Nubra Valley in June, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). There is frost sometimes.

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July

July for Nubra Valley is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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August

If you go to Nubra Valley in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

If you visit Nubra Valley during September, you will probably notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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October

October in Nubra Valley is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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November

If you are traveling to Nubra Valley in November, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

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December

December in Nubra Valley is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). There is frost almost every day.

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