Pisac, Peru: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Pisac, Peru? If you're planning to go to Pisac, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Pisac, Peru

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

What to wear/what to pack for Pisac, Peru by month

January

If you are traveling to Pisac in January, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

February

If you go to Pisac in February, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain most days.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat

March

March here can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella

April

April in Pisac can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece

May

If you are traveling to Pisac in May, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat

June

If you are traveling to Pisac in June, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens

July

If you are traveling to Pisac in July, you will notice that it is cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens

August

August for Pisac can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks

September

Traveling to Pisac in September, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear

October

October here is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

November

November here is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

December

Traveling to Pisac in December, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Pisac, Peru

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

  • Ibuprofen
  • Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor)
  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and C
  • A SIM card that works in Pisac
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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