Tashkurgan, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2021]

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Traveling to Tashkurgan, China? If you're planning to go to Tashkurgan, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Tashkurgan, China

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

What to wear/what to pack for Tashkurgan, China by month

January

Traveling to Tashkurgan in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

If you are traveling to Tashkurgan in February, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

March in Tashkurgan is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

If you vacation in Tashkurgan during April, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool.

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).

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May

May in Tashkurgan can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June for Tashkurgan is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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July

July in Tashkurgan is a perfect temperature. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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August

If you vacation in Tashkurgan during August, you may see 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 40s F (single digits C).

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September

September in Tashkurgan is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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October

If you are traveling to Tashkurgan in October, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

November in Tashkurgan can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

December in Tashkurgan is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Tashkurgan, China

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

  • Ibuprofen
  • Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)
  • A plug adapter that supports outlet types A, C and I. This one works in most locations, but you should check with your hotel.
  • A SIM card that works in Tashkurgan. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some locations you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone
  • Emergency water purifier

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