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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other 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.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

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


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Aguas Calientes, Peru

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Aguas Calientes.

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

    Already know when you're traveling?

    January

    If you visit Aguas Calientes during January, you may see 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 about two thirds of the time. There is frost about a third of the time.

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    February

    February in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains most days.

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    March

    March in this region is cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains about half of the time.

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    April

    April in Aguas Calientes is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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    May

    If you are traveling to Aguas Calientes in May, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain or snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost about half of the time.

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    June

    June here is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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    July

    July in Aguas Calientes is chilly. 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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    August

    If you go to Aguas Calientes in August, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). There is frost about half of the time.

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    September

    September in Aguas Calientes is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains or snows regularly.

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    October

    If you vacation in Aguas Calientes during October, you may notice that it is relatively cool. 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 or snow/sleet regularly. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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    November

    November in Aguas Calientes is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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    December

    In December, Aguas Calientes is crisp. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Aguas Calientes, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost regularly.

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