Huancayo, Peru: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Huancayo, Peru? If you're planning to go to Huancayo, 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 Huancayo, Peru

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

Important essentials for Huancayo, Peru

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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

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

General health necessities

Huancayo 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.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

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


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country 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 superb kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

Traveling to Huancayo in January, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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February

If you are traveling to Huancayo in February, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

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March

If you are traveling to Huancayo in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

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April

If you are traveling to Huancayo in April, you will notice that it can be 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 a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May for Huancayo is cool. 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 about a third of the time.

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June

June here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time.

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July

If you go to Huancayo in July, you will notice that it can be very chilly. 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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August

Traveling to Huancayo in August, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. 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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September

September in this region is crisp. 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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October

October here is cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November in Huancayo is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains about half of the time.

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December

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

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