Laguna Quilotoa, Ecuador: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Laguna Quilotoa, Ecuador? If you're planning to go to Laguna Quilotoa, I've got 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 Laguna Quilotoa, Ecuador

Based on the climate and weather in Laguna Quilotoa, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Laguna Quilotoa, Ecuador

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • 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 to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

Laguna Quilotoa 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

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What to wear/what to pack for Laguna Quilotoa, Ecuador by month

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January

January is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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February

February in Laguna Quilotoa is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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March

March in this region is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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April

April is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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May

May in Laguna Quilotoa is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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June

Traveling to Laguna Quilotoa in June, you will notice that it can be chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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July

Traveling to Laguna Quilotoa in July, you will notice that it is crisp. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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August

If you go to Laguna Quilotoa in August, you will notice that it is chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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September

September for Laguna Quilotoa is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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October

October in this region is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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November

November in Laguna Quilotoa is chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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December

If you are traveling to Laguna Quilotoa in December, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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Activities for Laguna Quilotoa, Ecuador

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

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