Tengboche, Nepal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Tengboche, Nepal? If you're planning to go to Tengboche, I have 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 Tengboche, Nepal

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

Important essentials for Tengboche, Nepal

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

Tengboche 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.

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

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


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Tengboche, Nepal

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Tengboche.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Tengboche.

What to wear/what to pack for Tengboche, Nepal by month

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January

January in Tengboche is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost almost every day.

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February

February in Tengboche is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

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March

If you are traveling to Tengboche in March, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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April

April in Tengboche is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

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May

May in Tengboche can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about half of the time.

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June

In June, Tengboche is chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Tengboche, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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July

Traveling to Tengboche in July, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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August

August in Tengboche can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost sometimes.

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September

If you visit Tengboche during September, you may see that it is 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 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet about half of the time. There is frost regularly.

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October

Traveling to Tengboche in October, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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November

November in Tengboche can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

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December

December in Tengboche is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

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