Ganja, Azerbaijan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Ganja, Azerbaijan? If you're planning to go to Ganja, 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 Ganja, Azerbaijan

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

Important essentials for Ganja, Azerbaijan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Ganja, Azerbaijan by month

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January

January here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 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 check out the majestic Complex of Shah Abbas mosque, with medieval baths and tomb of Javadkhan, take the following:

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

If you go to Xatirə parkı, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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

February

If you are traveling to Ganja in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to check out the majestic Complex of Shah Abbas mosque, with medieval baths and tomb of Javadkhan, take the following:

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

If you go to Xatirə parkı, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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

March

March in Ganja is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to check out the majestic Complex of Shah Abbas mosque, with medieval baths and tomb of Javadkhan, take the following:

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

If you go to Xatirə parkı, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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

April

If you are traveling to Ganja in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to check out the majestic Complex of Shah Abbas mosque, with medieval baths and tomb of Javadkhan, take the following:

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

If you go to Xatirə parkı, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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

May

If you go to Ganja in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to check out the majestic Complex of Shah Abbas mosque, with medieval baths and tomb of Javadkhan, take the following:

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

If you go to Xatirə parkı, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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

June

June in Ganja is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to check out the majestic Complex of Shah Abbas mosque, with medieval baths and tomb of Javadkhan, take the following:

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

If you go to Xatirə parkı, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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

July

July is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to check out the majestic Complex of Shah Abbas mosque, with medieval baths and tomb of Javadkhan, take the following:

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

If you go to Xatirə parkı, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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

August

August in this region is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to check out the majestic Complex of Shah Abbas mosque, with medieval baths and tomb of Javadkhan, take the following:

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

If you go to Xatirə parkı, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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

September

If you are traveling to Ganja in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to check out the majestic Complex of Shah Abbas mosque, with medieval baths and tomb of Javadkhan, take the following:

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

If you go to Xatirə parkı, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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

October

October here is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to check out the majestic Complex of Shah Abbas mosque, with medieval baths and tomb of Javadkhan, take the following:

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

If you go to Xatirə parkı, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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

November

If you visit Ganja during November, you are likely to notice that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to check out the majestic Complex of Shah Abbas mosque, with medieval baths and tomb of Javadkhan, take the following:

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

If you go to Xatirə parkı, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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

December

Traveling to Ganja in December, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to check out the majestic Complex of Shah Abbas mosque, with medieval baths and tomb of Javadkhan, take the following:

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

If you go to Xatirə parkı, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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

Activities for Ganja, Azerbaijan

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

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