Northern Sierra, Peru: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Northern Sierra, Peru? If you're planning to go to Northern Sierra, the following 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 Northern Sierra, Peru

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

Important essentials for Northern Sierra, Peru

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available 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 possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Northern Sierra, Peru by month

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January

January can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains about half of the time.

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February

February is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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March

March in this region is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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April

April in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes. It rains about half of the time.

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May

If you go to Northern Sierra in May, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost regularly.

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June

If you are traveling to Northern Sierra in June, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost regularly.

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July

July for Northern Sierra is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains once in a while.

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August

If you are traveling to Northern Sierra in August, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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September

If you are traveling to Northern Sierra in September, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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October

If you go to Northern Sierra in October, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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November

If you are traveling to Northern Sierra in November, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost regularly.

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December

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

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Activities for Northern Sierra, Peru

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

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