Humahuaca, Argentina: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Humahuaca, Argentina? If you're planning to go to Humahuaca, I 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 Humahuaca, Argentina

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

Important essentials for Humahuaca, Argentina

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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 protection available.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.

  • (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

General health necessities

Humahuaca 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


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Humahuaca, Argentina by month

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January

January in Humahuaca is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

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February

In February, Humahuaca is relatively cool. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Humahuaca, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost once in a while.

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March

Traveling to Humahuaca in March, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

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April

If you are traveling to Humahuaca in April, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain or snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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May

Traveling to Humahuaca in May, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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June

If you are traveling to Humahuaca in June, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost most days.

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July

July in Humahuaca is chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost most days.

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August

August in Humahuaca is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

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September

September here is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time.

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October

If you vacation in Humahuaca during October, you are likely to notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet sometimes. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November in Humahuaca is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to high 60s F (low 10s C).

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December

December in Humahuaca is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

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Activities for Humahuaca, Argentina

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

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