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

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Traveling to Bamiyan, Afghanistan? If you're planning to go to Bamiyan, this is 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 Bamiyan, Afghanistan

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

Important essentials for Bamiyan, Afghanistan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bamiyan, 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. 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.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • 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 COVID-19 protection possible.

General health necessities

Bamiyan 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 Bamiyan, Afghanistan by month

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January

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

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February

February in Bamiyan is biting cold. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

March in Bamiyan can be extremely 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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April

April in Bamiyan is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May in Bamiyan is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

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June

If you vacation in Bamiyan during June, you are likely to see that it is crisp and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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July

If you visit Bamiyan during July, you are likely to notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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August

August in Bamiyan is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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September

If you visit Bamiyan during September, you will probably see that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost sometimes.

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October

Traveling to Bamiyan in October, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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November

If you go to Bamiyan in November, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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December

December in Bamiyan is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

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