Gaza Strip, Palestinian territories: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Gaza Strip, Palestinian territories? If you're planning to go to Gaza Strip, this article contains 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 Gaza Strip, Palestinian territories

Based on the climate and weather in Gaza Strip, the best time to go is May. See below for details.

Important essentials for Gaza Strip, Palestinian territories

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist 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 a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Gaza Strip, Palestinian territories by month

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January

January in Gaza Strip is chilly and somewhat rainy. 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. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Grand Omari Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Gaza Strip tourism authority.

February

Traveling to Gaza Strip in February, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Grand Omari Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Gaza Strip tourism authority.

March

March in Gaza Strip is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Grand Omari Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Gaza Strip tourism authority.

April

If you vacation in Gaza Strip during April, you are likely to see that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. 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). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Grand Omari Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Gaza Strip tourism authority.

May

If you are traveling to Gaza Strip in May, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Grand Omari Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Gaza Strip tourism authority.

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Grand Omari Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Gaza Strip tourism authority.

July

If you are traveling to Gaza Strip in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Grand Omari Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Gaza Strip tourism authority.

August

August is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Grand Omari Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Gaza Strip tourism authority.

September

September is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Grand Omari Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Gaza Strip tourism authority.

October

If you vacation in Gaza Strip during October, you might notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Grand Omari Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Gaza Strip tourism authority.

November

November in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to see the must-see Grand Omari Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Gaza Strip tourism authority.

December

If you visit Gaza Strip during December, you will probably notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. 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 plan to see the must-see Grand Omari Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Gaza Strip tourism authority.

Activities for Gaza Strip, Palestinian territories

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

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