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

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Traveling to Latacunga, Ecuador? If you're planning to go to Latacunga, here 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 Latacunga, Ecuador

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

Important essentials for Latacunga, Ecuador

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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


  • 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 you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

Latacunga 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 may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Latacunga, Ecuador by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to Latacunga in January, you will notice that it can be chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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February

If you are traveling to Latacunga in February, you will notice that it can be chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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March

If you go to Latacunga in March, you will notice that it is cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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

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June

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

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July

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

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August

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

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September

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

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October

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

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November

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

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December

If you are traveling to Latacunga 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 Latacunga, Ecuador

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

If you go to Parque Vicente Léon, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

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