Chachapoyas, Peru: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2021]

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Traveling to Chachapoyas, Peru? If you're planning to go to Chachapoyas, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Chachapoyas, Peru

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

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

January

If you go to Chachapoyas in January, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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February

February in Chachapoyas is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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March

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

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April

Traveling to Chachapoyas in April, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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May

If you go to Chachapoyas in May, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Chachapoyas in June, you will notice that it is cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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July

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

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August

August in Chachapoyas is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

If you are traveling to Chachapoyas in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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October

October in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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November

Traveling to Chachapoyas in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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December

If you go to Chachapoyas in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Chachapoyas, Peru

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

  • Ibuprofen
  • Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)
  • A plug adapter that supports outlet types A and C. This one should work in most locations, but you may want to check with your hotel.
  • A SIM card that works in Chachapoyas. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some locations you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Emergency water purifier

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