Qamdo, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Qamdo, China? If you're planning to go to Qamdo, I've got 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 Qamdo, China

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

Important essentials for Qamdo, China

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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 protection available.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.

General health necessities

Qamdo 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 Qamdo, China by month

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January

If you go to Qamdo in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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February

If you are traveling to Qamdo in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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March

Traveling to Qamdo in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

If you visit Qamdo during April, you might find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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May

May in Qamdo is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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June

If you go to Qamdo in June, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

July in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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August

If you vacation in Qamdo during August, you will probably find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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September

If you vacation in Qamdo during September, you will probably find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

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October

If you are traveling to Qamdo in October, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

Traveling to Qamdo in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

December for Qamdo can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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