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

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Traveling to Mindo, Ecuador? If you're planning to go to Mindo, 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 Mindo, Ecuador

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

Important essentials for Mindo, Ecuador

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • 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


  • 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-19 protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

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

General health necessities

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Mindo is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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February

If you vacation in Mindo during February, you may see that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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March

Traveling to Mindo in March, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

If you go to Mindo in April, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

May here can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

June in Mindo is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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July

If you visit Mindo during July, you may find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 50 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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August

If you vacation in Mindo during August, you are likely to notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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September

September in Mindo is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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October

October for Mindo is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

November for Mindo is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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December

If you go to Mindo in December, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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