Tarija, Bolivia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Tarija, Bolivia

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

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

January

January for Tarija is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear

February

Traveling to Tarija in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear

March

March in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

April

If you visit Tarija during April, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

May

If you visit Tarija during May, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear

June

If you visit Tarija during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

July

If you are traveling to Tarija in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

August

August in Tarija is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

If you vacation in Tarija during September, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

If you are traveling to Tarija in October, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

If you visit Tarija during November, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants

December

If you are traveling to Tarija in December, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Tarija, Bolivia

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and C
  • A SIM card that works in Tarija
  • Appropriate museum wear

Check out our guides for these other locations: Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands, United States of America, Wexford, Ireland, Seahouses, England, United Kingdom, Ventry, Ireland, Jar, Azerbaijan, Taboão da Serra, São Paulo, Brazil, Lee, Massachusetts, United States of America, Mountlake Terrace, Washington, United States of America, Sainte-Anne-des-Lacs, Quebec, Canada, Botswana, Botswana, and Small Isles, Scotland, United Kingdom.