Isla del Sol, Bolivia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Isla del Sol, Bolivia? If you're planning to go to Isla del Sol, 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 Isla del Sol, Bolivia

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

Important essentials for Isla del Sol, Bolivia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • N95 masks

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

General health necessities

Isla del Sol 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.

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Supplements

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


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Isla del Sol, Bolivia by month

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January

If you go to Isla del Sol in January, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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February

February in Isla del Sol can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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March

March here is cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits 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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April

Traveling to Isla del Sol in April, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. 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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May

If you are traveling to Isla del Sol in May, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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June

If you are traveling to Isla del Sol in June, you will notice that it is brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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July

July in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

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August

August can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

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September

If you are traveling to Isla del Sol in September, you will notice that it can be very chilly. 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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October

Traveling to Isla del Sol in October, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. 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

Traveling to Isla del Sol in November, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about half of the time.

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December

December for Isla del Sol 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 about half of the time.

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