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

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Traveling to Isla Taquile, Peru? If you're planning to go to Isla Taquile, 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 Taquile, Peru

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

Important essentials for Isla Taquile, Peru

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

Isla Taquile 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.


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this


  • Supplements

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


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Isla Taquile, Peru

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

What to wear/what to pack for Isla Taquile, Peru by month

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January

If you visit Isla Taquile during January, you might see that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost regularly.

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February

If you visit Isla Taquile during February, you are likely to see that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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March

In March, Isla Taquile is crisp. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Isla Taquile, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost regularly.

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April

April in Isla Taquile can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

May here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains or snows once in a while.

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June

June in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost most days.

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July

July in Isla Taquile is relatively cool. 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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August

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

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September

If you vacation in Isla Taquile during September, you might see that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet regularly. There is frost about half of the time.

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October

If you go to Isla Taquile in October, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost about half of the time.

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November

November in Isla Taquile is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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December

If you visit Isla Taquile during December, you will probably notice that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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