Bukhara, Uzbekistan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bukhara, Uzbekistan? If you're planning to go to Bukhara, we have 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 Bukhara, Uzbekistan

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

Important essentials for Bukhara, Uzbekistan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Bukhara, Uzbekistan by month

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January

If you go to Bukhara in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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February

February in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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March

March for Bukhara is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April for Bukhara is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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May

If you are traveling to Bukhara in May, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

June very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

July in Bukhara very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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August

August in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

Traveling to Bukhara in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

Traveling to Bukhara in October, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

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November

Traveling to Bukhara in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

December

December in Bukhara can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for Bukhara, Uzbekistan

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

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to see the beautiful Char Minor, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; you should check with the Bukhara tourism authority.

If you go to Sitorai Mohi Hosa, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Castle hopping? For Ark citadel, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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