Valley of the Kings, Egypt: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Valley of the Kings, Egypt? If you're planning to go to Valley of the Kings, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Valley of the Kings, Egypt

Based on the climate and weather in Valley of the Kings, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Valley of the Kings, Egypt by month

January

January is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece

February

February in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

If you go to Valley of the Kings in April, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

May

If you are traveling to Valley of the Kings in May, you will notice that it can be very hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

June

If you go to Valley of the Kings in June, you will notice that it is sizzling. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light dresses

July

July in Valley of the Kings is sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

August

August is unbearably hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Tank tops
  • Skirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

September

If you go to Valley of the Kings in September, you will notice that it is sizzling. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Tank tops
  • Skirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

October

October in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

November

November is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

December

December here is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Valley of the Kings, Egypt

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Valley of the Kings
  • Appropriate museum wear

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