Peja, Kosovo: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Peja, Kosovo? If you're planning to go to Peja, I have 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 Peja, Kosovo

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

Important essentials for Peja, Kosovo

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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 option.

  • (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


  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Peja, Kosovo by month

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January

January can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows a bit less than half of the time.

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February

February in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows occasionally.

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March

In March, Peja is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Peja, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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April

If you go to Peja in April, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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May

In May, Peja is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Peja, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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June

In June, Peja is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Peja, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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July

July in this region is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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August

August here is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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September

September in this region is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

If you are traveling to Peja in October, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

If you vacation in Peja during November, you might notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. There is frost regularly.

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December

December in Peja can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Peja, Kosovo

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

If you are intending to visit the beautiful Catholic Church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the must-see Bajrakli Xhamia Mosque, take the following:

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

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you see the Konak, now Ethnographic Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Decan monastery, take the following:

If you're considering visiting Shushica waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

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