Sucre, Bolivia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Sucre, Bolivia? If you're planning to go to Sucre, the following 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 Sucre, Bolivia

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

Important essentials for Sucre, Bolivia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sucre, 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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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable 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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.

General health necessities

Sucre 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 potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Sucre, Bolivia by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

Traveling to Sucre in January, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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February

February in Sucre is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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March

If you go to Sucre in March, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

If you are traveling to Sucre in April, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

May for Sucre is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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June

Traveling to Sucre in June, 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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July

If you visit Sucre during July, you may notice that it can be chilly and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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August

August for Sucre is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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September

If you visit Sucre during September, you might notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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October

If you vacation in Sucre during October, you will probably notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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November

If you vacation in Sucre during November, you might see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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December

December is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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Activities for Sucre, Bolivia

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

If you intend to visit the majestic Catedral Metropolitana, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Cal Orcko, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you see the National Military History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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