Old Tibetan provinces, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Old Tibetan provinces, China? If you're planning to go to Old Tibetan provinces, below 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 Old Tibetan provinces, China

Based on the climate and weather in Old Tibetan provinces, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Old Tibetan provinces, China

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • 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).

General health necessities

Old Tibetan provinces 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

  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Old Tibetan provinces, China by month

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January

Traveling to Old Tibetan provinces in January, you will notice that it is freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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February

If you are traveling to Old Tibetan provinces in February, you will notice that it is very cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

Traveling to Old Tibetan provinces in March, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Old Tibetan provinces is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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May

May here is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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June

If you visit Old Tibetan provinces during June, you may see that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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July

July in Old Tibetan provinces is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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August

If you vacation in Old Tibetan provinces during August, you are likely to notice that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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September

If you vacation in Old Tibetan provinces during September, you will probably see that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Old Tibetan provinces can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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November

November is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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December

If you go to Old Tibetan provinces in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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