Khiva, Uzbekistan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Khiva, Uzbekistan? If you're planning to go to Khiva, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Khiva, Uzbekistan

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

Important essentials for Khiva, Uzbekistan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Travel insurance

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  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

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General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Khiva, Uzbekistan by month

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January

January in this region is very cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost nearly every day this month. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to check out the stunning Ak Mosque, take the following:

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

February

If you go to Khiva in February, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to check out the stunning Ak Mosque, take the following:

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

March

If you are traveling to Khiva in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to check out the stunning Ak Mosque, take the following:

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

April

If you are traveling to Khiva in April, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to check out the stunning Ak Mosque, take the following:

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

May

If you are traveling to Khiva in May, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to check out the stunning Ak Mosque, take the following:

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

June

June for Khiva very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to check out the stunning Ak Mosque, take the following:

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

July

If you are traveling to Khiva in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to check out the stunning Ak Mosque, take the following:

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

August

August very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to check out the stunning Ak Mosque, take the following:

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

September

September in Khiva very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to check out the stunning Ak Mosque, take the following:

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

October

October here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to check out the stunning Ak Mosque, take the following:

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

November

November for Khiva can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to check out the stunning Ak Mosque, take the following:

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

December

If you are traveling to Khiva in December, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to check out the stunning Ak Mosque, take the following:

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

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