Palmyra, Syria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Palmyra, Syria? If you're planning to go to Palmyra, I've got 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 Palmyra, Syria

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

Important essentials for Palmyra, Syria

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

  • (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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks

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


  • 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).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Palmyra, Syria by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January for Palmyra is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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February

If you are traveling to Palmyra in February, you will notice that it is brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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March

If you go to Palmyra in March, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

April in Palmyra is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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May

Traveling to Palmyra in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

June for Palmyra is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

Traveling to Palmyra in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August for Palmyra can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

September is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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October

Traveling to Palmyra in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

If you go to Palmyra in November, you will notice that it is cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

December in Palmyra can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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Activities for Palmyra, Syria

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

If you check out a temple, such as Temple of Bel, wear:

Castle hopping? For Palmyra Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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