Chavín de Huántar, Peru: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Chavín de Huántar, Peru? If you're planning to go to Chavín de Huántar, 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 Chavín de Huántar, Peru

Based on the climate and weather in Chavín de Huántar, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

Important essentials for Chavín de Huántar, Peru

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

Chavín de Huántar 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

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What to wear/what to pack for Chavín de Huántar, Peru by month

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January

Traveling to Chavín de Huántar in January, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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February

February in Chavín de Huántar is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains or snows almost every day.

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March

March in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains or snows most days.

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April

If you visit Chavín de Huántar during April, you might find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet most days.

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May

May in Chavín de Huántar is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C).

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June

Traveling to Chavín de Huántar in June, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain or snow almost every day of the month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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July

July in Chavín de Huántar can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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August

In August, Chavín de Huántar is cold. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Chavín de Huántar, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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September

September in Chavín de Huántar is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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October

Traveling to Chavín de Huántar in October, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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November

If you are traveling to Chavín de Huántar in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

Traveling to Chavín de Huántar in December, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain or snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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Activities for Chavín de Huántar, Peru

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Chavín de Huántar.

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