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

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Traveling to Copacabana, Bolivia? If you're planning to go to Copacabana, 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 Copacabana, Bolivia

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

Important essentials for Copacabana, Bolivia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Copacabana, 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

  • (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


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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

General health necessities

Copacabana 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.


  • Supplements

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


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

Traveling to Copacabana in January, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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February

February for Copacabana is cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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March

If you are traveling to Copacabana in March, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April here 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 regularly.

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May

May for Copacabana is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains occasionally.

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June

June for Copacabana is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

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July

If you go to Copacabana in July, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

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August

August in Copacabana 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

If you go to Copacabana in September, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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October

If you are traveling to Copacabana in October, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. 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

If you are traveling to Copacabana in November, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain regularly. 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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December

December in Copacabana is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains about half of the time.

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Activities for Copacabana, Bolivia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Copacabana.

If you see the Museo del Poncho, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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