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

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Traveling to Papallacta, Ecuador? If you're planning to go to Papallacta, this 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 Papallacta, Ecuador

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

Important essentials for Papallacta, Ecuador

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


  • 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 available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.

General health necessities

Papallacta 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 rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you are traveling to Papallacta in January, 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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February

February here is cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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March

If you go to Papallacta in March, 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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April

Traveling to Papallacta in April, you will notice that it is relatively 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 for Papallacta is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

If you vacation in Papallacta during June, you may notice that it is mild. 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 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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July

If you go to Papallacta in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

August here is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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September

In September, Papallacta is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Papallacta, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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October

October in Papallacta is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November here 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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December

December in Papallacta can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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