Sangay National Park, Ecuador: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Sangay National Park, Ecuador? If you're planning to go to Sangay National Park, below 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 Sangay National Park, Ecuador

Based on the climate and weather in Sangay National Park, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

Important essentials for Sangay National Park, Ecuador

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sangay National Park, 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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • 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

General health necessities

Sangay National Park 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 may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Sangay National Park, Ecuador by month

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January

Traveling to Sangay National Park in January, you will notice that it is crisp. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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February

February is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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March

March for Sangay National Park is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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April

Traveling to Sangay National Park in April, you will notice that it is cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

May in Sangay National Park is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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June

June in this region is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

July can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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August

If you are traveling to Sangay National Park in August, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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September

September is chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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October

If you go to Sangay National Park in October, you will notice that it can be chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Sangay National Park in November, you will notice that it is chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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December

Traveling to Sangay National Park in December, you will notice that it is chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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