Garni, Armenia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Garni, Armenia? If you're planning to go to Garni, 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 Garni, Armenia

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

Important essentials for Garni, Armenia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Garni, 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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold 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 easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have 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 Garni, Armenia by month

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January

January in Garni is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows about a third of the time.

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February

February in Garni is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while. It also snows 5-10 days this month.

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March

March in Garni can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April in Garni can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

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May

May here is warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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June

June for Garni is extremely warm and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

July can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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August

If you are traveling to Garni in August, you will notice that it can be very hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you visit Garni during September, you might see that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 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 once in a while.

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October

October in Garni is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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November

Traveling to Garni in November, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

December can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows occasionally.

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Activities for Garni, Armenia

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

If you are intending to go to the majestic Mashtots Hayrapet Church, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you visit a temple, such as Garni Temple and Fortress, wear:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Geghard monastery, take the following:

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