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

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Traveling to Pangboche, Nepal? If you're planning to go to Pangboche, I have 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 Pangboche, Nepal

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

Important essentials for Pangboche, Nepal

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.

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

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities

Pangboche 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

  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

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


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Pangboche, Nepal by month

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January

January in Pangboche is very cold. 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

February in Pangboche is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

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March

March in Pangboche can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

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April

April in Pangboche can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 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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May

May in Pangboche can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about half of the time.

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June

If you vacation in Pangboche during June, you may see that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet about half of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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July

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

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August

August here is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains most days.

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September

Traveling to Pangboche in September, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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October

October for Pangboche can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains or snows occasionally.

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November

If you go to Pangboche in November, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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December

December in Pangboche is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days.

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