Nuristan, Afghanistan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Nuristan, Afghanistan? If you're planning to go to Nuristan, this 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 Nuristan, Afghanistan

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

Important essentials for Nuristan, Afghanistan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nuristan, 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.


  • 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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

Nuristan is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some. For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

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

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What to wear/what to pack for Nuristan, Afghanistan by month

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January

January for Nuristan is unbearably cold. Temperatures average in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains sometimes.

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February

If you go to Nuristan in February, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

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March

March in this region is freezing. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost almost every day of the month. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April for Nuristan can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

If you go to Nuristan in June, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost occasionally.

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July

July in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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August

August in Nuristan is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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September

September can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes. It rains sometimes.

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October

October is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains occasionally.

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November

November in this region is frigid. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains sometimes.

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December

December here is biting cold. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost almost every day. It rains sometimes.

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