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

Traveling to Huacachina, Peru? If you're planning to go to Huacachina, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Huacachina, Peru

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

What to wear/what to pack for Huacachina, Peru by month

January

If you are traveling to Huacachina in January, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

February

February here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

March

March for Huacachina dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants

April

If you are traveling to Huacachina in April, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

May

Traveling to Huacachina in May, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

June

Traveling to Huacachina in June, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Huacachina in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Huacachina in October, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Huacachina in November, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants

December

December in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Huacachina, Peru

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and C
  • A SIM card that works in Huacachina
  • Appropriate museum wear

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