Dushanbe, Tajikistan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Dushanbe, Tajikistan? If you're planning to go to Dushanbe, we'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 Dushanbe, Tajikistan

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

Important essentials for Dushanbe, Tajikistan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Dushanbe, Tajikistan by month

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January

January in Dushanbe can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the must-see Haji Yaqub Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Dushanbe tourism authority.

If you go to the Gurminj Museum of Musical Instruments, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you vacation in Dushanbe during February, you are likely to notice that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the must-see Haji Yaqub Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Dushanbe tourism authority.

If you go to the Gurminj Museum of Musical Instruments, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Dushanbe is crisp and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the must-see Haji Yaqub Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Dushanbe tourism authority.

If you go to the Gurminj Museum of Musical Instruments, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Dushanbe is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the must-see Haji Yaqub Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Dushanbe tourism authority.

If you go to the Gurminj Museum of Musical Instruments, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you visit Dushanbe during May, you may see that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the must-see Haji Yaqub Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Dushanbe tourism authority.

If you go to the Gurminj Museum of Musical Instruments, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you go to Dushanbe in June, you will notice that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the must-see Haji Yaqub Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Dushanbe tourism authority.

If you go to the Gurminj Museum of Musical Instruments, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you go to Dushanbe in July, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the must-see Haji Yaqub Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Dushanbe tourism authority.

If you go to the Gurminj Museum of Musical Instruments, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Dushanbe can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the must-see Haji Yaqub Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Dushanbe tourism authority.

If you go to the Gurminj Museum of Musical Instruments, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in this region can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the must-see Haji Yaqub Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Dushanbe tourism authority.

If you go to the Gurminj Museum of Musical Instruments, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you are traveling to Dushanbe in October, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the must-see Haji Yaqub Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Dushanbe tourism authority.

If you go to the Gurminj Museum of Musical Instruments, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Dushanbe is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the must-see Haji Yaqub Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Dushanbe tourism authority.

If you go to the Gurminj Museum of Musical Instruments, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Dushanbe can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to see the must-see Haji Yaqub Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Dushanbe tourism authority.

If you go to the Gurminj Museum of Musical Instruments, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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