Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria? If you're planning to go to Balkan Mountains, I'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 Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria

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

Important essentials for Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • 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 aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria by month

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January

January in Balkan Mountains can be bitter cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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February

If you go to Balkan Mountains in February, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

March in this region can be dangerously cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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April

April in Balkan Mountains is frigid and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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May

If you are traveling to Balkan Mountains in May, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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July

Traveling to Balkan Mountains in July, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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August

August in Balkan Mountains can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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September

September in Balkan Mountains can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

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October

If you vacation in Balkan Mountains during October, you may find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits 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 occasionally.

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November

November in Balkan Mountains is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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December

December in Balkan Mountains is unbearably cold and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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Activities for Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria

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

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