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

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Traveling to Tashkurgan, China? If you're planning to go to Tashkurgan, this 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 Tashkurgan, China

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.

  • (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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities

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.


  • Supplements

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


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

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

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February

February is unbearably cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

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March

March can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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April

If you vacation in Tashkurgan during April, you are likely to notice that it is chilly. 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

If you go to Tashkurgan in May, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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June

June in Tashkurgan is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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July

July in Tashkurgan is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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August

August in Tashkurgan is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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September

September in Tashkurgan is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Tashkurgan is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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November

November in Tashkurgan can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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December

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

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