Bucaramanga, Colombia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bucaramanga, Colombia? If you're planning to go to Bucaramanga, we've got 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 Bucaramanga, Colombia

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

Important essentials for Bucaramanga, Colombia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • 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 Bucaramanga, Colombia

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Bucaramanga.

    What to wear/what to pack for Bucaramanga, Colombia by month

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    January

    If you visit Bucaramanga during January, you may find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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    February

    In February, Bucaramanga is warm. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Bucaramanga, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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    March

    March in Bucaramanga is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    April

    In April, Bucaramanga is warm. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Bucaramanga, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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    May

    May for Bucaramanga is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    June

    If you go to Bucaramanga in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    July

    July in Bucaramanga is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    August

    Traveling to Bucaramanga in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    September

    September in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    October

    October in Bucaramanga is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    November

    November in Bucaramanga is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    December

    December for Bucaramanga is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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