Challapata, Bolivia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Challapata, Bolivia? If you're planning to go to Challapata, I have 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 Challapata, Bolivia

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

Important essentials for Challapata, Bolivia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities

Challapata is at a very high altitude, and may result in altitude sickness. For that reason, you will want to pack strong altitude sickness prevention products and treatments.

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Supplements

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


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Challapata, Bolivia by month

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January

January is cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains about half of the time.

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February

If you are traveling to Challapata in February, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (single digits C). There is frost occasionally.

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March

March for Challapata is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains about a third of the time.

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April

April for Challapata is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains once in a while.

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May

Traveling to Challapata in May, you will notice that it is cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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June

Traveling to Challapata in June, you will notice that it is brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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July

If you are traveling to Challapata in July, you will notice that it is cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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August

August for Challapata can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

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September

September in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains once in a while.

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October

Traveling to Challapata in October, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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November

November for Challapata is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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December

If you go to Challapata in December, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost regularly.

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