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

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Traveling to Cajamarca, Peru? If you're planning to go to Cajamarca, this 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 Cajamarca, Peru

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

Important essentials for Cajamarca, Peru

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities

Cajamarca 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


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Cajamarca, Peru by month

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January

January in Cajamarca is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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February

Traveling to Cajamarca in February, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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March

March in Cajamarca is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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April

If you vacation in Cajamarca during April, you are likely to find that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 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 about half of the time.

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May

If you visit Cajamarca during May, you will probably see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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June

If you visit Cajamarca during June, you might find that it is mild and dry with little rain. 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).

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July

July in Cajamarca is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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August

August in Cajamarca is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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September

If you visit Cajamarca during September, you might notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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October

October is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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November

November in Cajamarca is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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December

December in Cajamarca is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

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