Tashkurgan, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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 is beyond freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Neck gaiter
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Insulated boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Coveralls
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Thick pajamas
  • Thermal undergarments
  • High performance gloves

February

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Neck gaiter
  • High performance gloves
  • Thick pajamas
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Coveralls
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Fleece for under jacket

March

If you are traveling to Tashkurgan in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • Gloves
  • Sweaters
  • Fleeces
  • Very heavy socks
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Scarf
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Thermal undergarments

April

April in Tashkurgan is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Socks

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece

July

Traveling to Tashkurgan in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Scarf
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Sweaters
  • Fleeces
  • Gloves
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Very heavy socks
  • Insulated boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell

December

If you are 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Insulated boots
  • Thick pajamas
  • Neck gaiter
  • High performance gloves
  • Coveralls
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Extreme cold weather gear

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)
  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, C and I
  • A SIM card that works in Tashkurgan

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