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

Traveling to Tongren, China? If you're planning to go to Tongren, we 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 Tongren, China

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

Important essentials for Tongren, China

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist 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.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

Tongren 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

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

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January

January is very cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Longwu Monastery, take the following:

February

February in Tongren is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Longwu Monastery, take the following:

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Longwu Monastery, take the following:

April

April in Tongren can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Longwu Monastery, take the following:

May

Traveling to Tongren in May, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Longwu Monastery, take the following:

June

June for Tongren is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Longwu Monastery, take the following:

July

July in Tongren is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Longwu Monastery, take the following:

August

August in Tongren is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Longwu Monastery, take the following:

September

September in Tongren is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Longwu Monastery, take the following:

October

October is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Longwu Monastery, take the following:

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Longwu Monastery, take the following:

December

December in this region can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Longwu Monastery, take the following:

Activities for Tongren, China

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

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