Sacred Valley of the Incas, Peru: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Sacred Valley of the Incas, Peru? If you're planning to go to Sacred Valley of the Incas, we've got 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 Sacred Valley of the Incas, Peru

Based on the climate and weather in Sacred Valley of the Incas, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Sacred Valley of the Incas, Peru

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sacred Valley of the Incas, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (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


  • 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).

General health necessities

Sacred Valley of the Incas 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 bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Sacred Valley of the Incas, Peru by month

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January

January in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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February

February for Sacred Valley of the Incas is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains most days.

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March

March here is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains about half of the time.

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April

If you go to Sacred Valley of the Incas in April, you will notice that it is brisk. 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.

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May

If you are traveling to Sacred Valley of the Incas 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 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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June

Traveling to Sacred Valley of the Incas in June, you will notice that it is cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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July

July for Sacred Valley of the Incas can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

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August

August can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains once in a while.

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September

If you are traveling to Sacred Valley of the Incas in September, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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October

If you are traveling to Sacred Valley of the Incas in October, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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November

November in this region can be chilly. 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 a bit less than half of the time.

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December

December for Sacred Valley of the Incas is cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains about half of the time.

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