Tayrona National Park, Colombia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Tayrona National Park, Colombia? If you're planning to go to Tayrona National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Tayrona National Park, Colombia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Tayrona National Park, Colombia by month

January

If you visit Tayrona National Park during January, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

February

February in this region is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

March

Traveling to Tayrona National Park in March, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

April

April can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

May

If you go to Tayrona National Park in May, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

June

June in Tayrona National Park can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

July

If you visit Tayrona National Park during July, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

In August, Tayrona National Park is consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Tayrona National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

September

September in Tayrona National Park is extremely hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

October

In October, Tayrona National Park is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Tayrona National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts

November

If you go to Tayrona National Park in November, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

December

December in this region is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Tayrona National Park, Colombia

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Tayrona National Park

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