Kakheti, Georgia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Kakheti, Georgia? If you're planning to go to Kakheti, 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 Kakheti, Georgia

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

Important essentials for Kakheti, Georgia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Kakheti, Georgia

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

If you want to visit the lovely Alaverdi Monastery (Basilica of Alaverdi, St. George Cathedral), it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Tsinandali Gardens, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

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

If you plan go to a monastery, like David Gareja Monastery Complex, take the following:

Castle hopping? For Ujarma Castle, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Kakheti.

What to wear/what to pack for Kakheti, Georgia by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

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February

February in this region is very cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains or snows regularly.

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March

March in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost regularly. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

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April

April for Kakheti can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost sometimes. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May in Kakheti is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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June

June in Kakheti is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

July in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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August

If you go to Kakheti in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you go to Kakheti in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

October in Kakheti is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

If you go to Kakheti in November, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain or snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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December

December in Kakheti is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about half of the time.

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