Portillo, Chile: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Portillo, Chile? If you're planning to go to Portillo, we 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 Portillo, Chile

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

Important essentials for Portillo, Chile

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

Portillo 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.


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen

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What to wear/what to pack for Portillo, Chile by month

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January

January in this region is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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February

February in Portillo is mild and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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March

If you are traveling to Portillo in March, you will notice that it can be chilly and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

April for Portillo is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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May

May here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

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June

June can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

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July

Traveling to Portillo in July, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain or snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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August

August is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows sometimes.

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September

September in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows once in a while.

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October

Traveling to Portillo in October, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

If you visit Portillo during November, you might find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

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December

If you vacation in Portillo during December, you will probably see that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Portillo, Chile

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

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