Aguas Calientes, Peru: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Aguas Calientes, Peru? If you're planning to go to Aguas Calientes, here 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 Aguas Calientes, Peru

Based on the climate and weather in Aguas Calientes, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Aguas Calientes, Peru

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • 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

Aguas Calientes is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some. For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen

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What to wear/what to pack for Aguas Calientes, Peru by month

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January

January in Aguas Calientes is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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February

If you visit Aguas Calientes during February, you might notice that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s 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 most days. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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March

March in Aguas Calientes can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

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April

April in Aguas Calientes is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 50s F (mid 10s C).

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May

May in Aguas Calientes can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

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June

June in Aguas Calientes is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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July

If you are traveling to Aguas Calientes in July, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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August

August in Aguas Calientes is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about half of the time.

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September

If you are traveling to Aguas Calientes in September, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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October

October in Aguas Calientes is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

If you visit Aguas Calientes during November, you might find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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December

If you are traveling to Aguas Calientes in December, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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Activities for Aguas Calientes, Peru

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

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