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

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Traveling to Tawang, India? If you're planning to go to Tawang, the following 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 Tawang, India

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

Important essentials for Tawang, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • 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).

  • (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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

If you go to Tawang in January, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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February

February in Tawang is cool and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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March

If you vacation in Tawang during March, you might find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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April

April in Tawang is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

In May, Tawang is warm. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Tawang, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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June

June in Tawang is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

In July, Tawang is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Tawang, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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August

August in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

September for Tawang is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

October in Tawang is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

November here is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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December

December in Tawang is chilly and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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