Dakhla Oasis, Egypt: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Dakhla Oasis, Egypt? If you're planning to go to Dakhla Oasis, 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 Dakhla Oasis, Egypt

Based on the climate and weather in Dakhla Oasis, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

Important essentials for Dakhla Oasis, Egypt

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dakhla Oasis, 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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • 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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. 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 potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Dakhla Oasis, Egypt by month

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January

If you visit Dakhla Oasis during January, you might notice that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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February

If you go to Dakhla Oasis in February, you will notice that it is mild and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

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March

March in this region is warm and very dry. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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April

If you visit Dakhla Oasis during April, you will probably notice that it is constantly hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

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May

If you are traveling to Dakhla Oasis in May, you will notice that it can be sizzling and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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June

If you go to Dakhla Oasis in June, you will notice that it is a scorcher and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Dakhla Oasis in July, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

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August

August in Dakhla Oasis is unbearably hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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September

If you visit Dakhla Oasis during September, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally around 20 during the day.

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October

If you visit Dakhla Oasis during October, you might notice that it is consistently hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

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November

If you vacation in Dakhla Oasis during November, you may notice that it is warm and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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December

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

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Activities for Dakhla Oasis, Egypt

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

If you go to the Ethnographic Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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