Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan? If you're planning to go to Wakhan Corridor, this article contains 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 Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan

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

Important essentials for Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel insurance

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

General health necessities

Wakhan Corridor 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.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

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

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What to wear/what to pack for Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan by month

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January

If you go to Wakhan Corridor in January, you will notice that it is biting cold. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

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February

February is biting cold. Temperatures average in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost nearly every day this month. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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March

March in this region is very cold. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost almost every day. It rains about a third of the time.

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April

April here is brisk. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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May

Traveling to Wakhan Corridor in May, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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June

June is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes. It rains regularly.

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July

If you go to Wakhan Corridor in July, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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August

August can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

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September

September in Wakhan Corridor is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains once in a while.

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October

October here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains occasionally.

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November

Traveling to Wakhan Corridor in November, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

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December

If you go to Wakhan Corridor in December, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

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