Tarma, Peru: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Tarma, Peru? If you're planning to go to Tarma, 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 Tarma, Peru

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

Important essentials for Tarma, Peru

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

Tarma 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

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Tarma, Peru by month

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January

January here is chilly. 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 two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museo de la Cultura, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Gruta de Huagapo? You'll need:

February

If you are traveling to Tarma in February, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museo de la Cultura, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Gruta de Huagapo? You'll need:

March

If you go to Tarma in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museo de la Cultura, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Gruta de Huagapo? You'll need:

April

If you are traveling to Tarma in April, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museo de la Cultura, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Gruta de Huagapo? You'll need:

May

May here can be very 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museo de la Cultura, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Gruta de Huagapo? You'll need:

June

If you go to Tarma in June, you will notice that it can be brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museo de la Cultura, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Gruta de Huagapo? You'll need:

July

Traveling to Tarma in July, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museo de la Cultura, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Gruta de Huagapo? You'll need:

August

If you are traveling to Tarma in August, you will notice that it is cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museo de la Cultura, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Gruta de Huagapo? You'll need:

September

If you go to Tarma in September, 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 a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museo de la Cultura, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Gruta de Huagapo? You'll need:

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museo de la Cultura, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Gruta de Huagapo? You'll need:

November

Traveling to Tarma in November, you will notice that it is cool. 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museo de la Cultura, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Gruta de Huagapo? You'll need:

December

December for Tarma is cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museo de la Cultura, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Gruta de Huagapo? You'll need:

Activities for Tarma, Peru

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

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