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

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Traveling to Xiahe, China? If you're planning to go to Xiahe, we've got 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 Xiahe, China

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

Important essentials for Xiahe, China

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become 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.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • 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 you can have.

General health necessities

Xiahe 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)

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Xiahe is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Man Jus'ri Temple, wear:

February

February in Xiahe can be extremely cold. 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 check out a temple, such as Man Jus'ri Temple, wear:

March

March in Xiahe is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Man Jus'ri Temple, wear:

April

April is brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Man Jus'ri Temple, wear:

May

May for Xiahe is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Man Jus'ri Temple, wear:

June

June in Xiahe is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Man Jus'ri Temple, wear:

July

July is cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Man Jus'ri Temple, wear:

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Man Jus'ri Temple, wear:

September

If you go to Xiahe in September, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Man Jus'ri Temple, wear:

October

October in Xiahe is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Man Jus'ri Temple, wear:

November

November is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Man Jus'ri Temple, wear:

December

December in this region is frigid. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Man Jus'ri Temple, wear:

Activities for Xiahe, China

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

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