Band-e Amir National Park, Afghanistan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Band-e Amir National Park, Afghanistan? If you're planning to go to Band-e Amir National Park, 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 Band-e Amir National Park, Afghanistan

Based on the climate and weather in Band-e Amir National Park, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Band-e Amir National Park, Afghanistan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Band-e Amir National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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 possible.


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

Band-e Amir National Park 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 Band-e Amir National Park, Afghanistan by month

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January

Traveling to Band-e Amir National Park in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

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February

If you are traveling to Band-e Amir National Park in February, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

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March

March here is cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains sometimes.

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April

April here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May in Band-e Amir National Park is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

June very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

If you go to Band-e Amir National Park in July, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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August

August in Band-e Amir National Park very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

If you go to Band-e Amir National Park in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

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October

October in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time.

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November

Traveling to Band-e Amir National Park in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

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December

If you go to Band-e Amir National Park in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost almost every day.

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