Gran Chaco, Paraguay: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Gran Chaco, Paraguay? If you're planning to go to Gran Chaco, we 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 Gran Chaco, Paraguay

Based on the climate and weather in Gran Chaco, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Gran Chaco, Paraguay

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gran Chaco, 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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • 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).

  • (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 a good TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Gran Chaco, Paraguay by month

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January

If you go to Gran Chaco in January, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

February here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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March

If you are traveling to Gran Chaco in March, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

April in Gran Chaco is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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May

May in Gran Chaco is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

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June

If you go to Gran Chaco in June, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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July

July for Gran Chaco dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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August

August in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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September

September in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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October

Traveling to Gran Chaco in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

Traveling to Gran Chaco in November, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

If you go to Gran Chaco in December, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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