Göreme, Turkey: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Göreme, Turkey? If you're planning to go to Göreme, here 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 Göreme, Turkey

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

Important essentials for Göreme, Turkey

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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


  • 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 TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Göreme, Turkey by month

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January

January for Göreme is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly El Nazar Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Göreme Open Air Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

Traveling to Göreme in February, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly El Nazar Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Göreme Open Air Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you visit Göreme during March, you are likely to notice that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly El Nazar Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Göreme Open Air Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Göreme is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly El Nazar Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Göreme Open Air Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you vacation in Göreme during May, you are likely to notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly El Nazar Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Göreme Open Air Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Göreme is a perfect temperature. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly El Nazar Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Göreme Open Air Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you are traveling to Göreme in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly El Nazar Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Göreme Open Air Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Göreme is hot and very dry. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly El Nazar Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Göreme Open Air Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you visit Göreme during September, you will probably notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly El Nazar Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Göreme Open Air Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Göreme can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly El Nazar Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Göreme Open Air Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you visit Göreme during November, you might notice that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly El Nazar Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Göreme Open Air Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Göreme can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly El Nazar Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Göreme Open Air Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Göreme, Turkey

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

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