Chachapoyas, Peru: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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 mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses

July

If you go to Chachapoyas in July, you will notice that it can be chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Dresses

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)
  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and C
  • A SIM card that works in Chachapoyas
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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