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

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Traveling to Salang Pass, Afghanistan? If you're planning to go to Salang Pass, here 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 Salang Pass, Afghanistan

Based on the climate and weather in Salang Pass, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Salang Pass, Afghanistan

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Salang Pass, Afghanistan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Salang Pass.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Salang Pass.

    What to wear/what to pack for Salang Pass, Afghanistan by month

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    January

    If you go to Salang Pass in January, you will notice that it is brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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    February

    February for Salang Pass can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains occasionally.

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    March

    March in Salang Pass is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

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    April

    If you go to Salang Pass in April, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

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    May

    If you go to Salang Pass in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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    June

    June in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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    July

    July in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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    August

    August in Salang Pass very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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    September

    If you go to Salang Pass in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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    October

    October here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while.

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    November

    November dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains sometimes.

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    December

    If you go to Salang Pass in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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