Stepanavan, Armenia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Stepanavan, Armenia? If you're planning to go to Stepanavan, below 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 Stepanavan, Armenia

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

Important essentials for Stepanavan, Armenia

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

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What to wear/what to pack for Stepanavan, Armenia by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

Traveling to Stepanavan in January, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you go to Kuybishev Lake, you will 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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Going to Communist Caves? You'll need:

February

February for Stepanavan can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you go to Kuybishev Lake, you will 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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Going to Communist Caves? You'll need:

March

March in Stepanavan can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you go to Kuybishev Lake, you will 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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Going to Communist Caves? You'll need:

April

April in Stepanavan is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you go to Kuybishev Lake, you will 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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Going to Communist Caves? You'll need:

May

In May, Stepanavan is mild and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Stepanavan, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you go to Kuybishev Lake, you will 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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Going to Communist Caves? You'll need:

June

If you visit Stepanavan during June, you are likely to notice that it is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you go to Kuybishev Lake, you will 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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Going to Communist Caves? You'll need:

July

July here is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you go to Kuybishev Lake, you will 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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Going to Communist Caves? You'll need:

August

If you vacation in Stepanavan during August, you might find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you go to Kuybishev Lake, you will 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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Going to Communist Caves? You'll need:

September

September in Stepanavan is balmy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you go to Kuybishev Lake, you will 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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Going to Communist Caves? You'll need:

October

October in Stepanavan is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you go to Kuybishev Lake, you will 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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Going to Communist Caves? You'll need:

November

If you go to Stepanavan in November, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you go to Kuybishev Lake, you will 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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Going to Communist Caves? You'll need:

December

December in Stepanavan can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you go to Kuybishev Lake, you will 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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Going to Communist Caves? You'll need:

Activities for Stepanavan, Armenia

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

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