Shey, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Shey, India? If you're planning to go to Shey, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Shey, India

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

Important essentials for Shey, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

Shey 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

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Supplements

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


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

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What to wear/what to pack for Shey, India by month

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January

January in this region is frigid. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Shey Palace and Monastery, take the following:

February

Traveling to Shey in February, you will notice that it is freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C). There is frost almost every day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Shey Palace and Monastery, take the following:

March

March can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost almost every day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Shey Palace and Monastery, take the following:

April

If you visit Shey during April, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Shey Palace and Monastery, take the following:

May

May in Shey is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Shey Palace and Monastery, take the following:

June

If you vacation in Shey during June, you may notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Shey Palace and Monastery, take the following:

July

July for Shey is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Shey Palace and Monastery, take the following:

August

If you vacation in Shey during August, you may find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Shey Palace and Monastery, take the following:

September

If you are traveling to Shey in September, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Shey Palace and Monastery, take the following:

October

October in this region is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Shey Palace and Monastery, take the following:

November

November in Shey can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Shey Palace and Monastery, take the following:

December

If you go to Shey in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Shey Palace and Monastery, take the following:

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