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

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Traveling to Tiwanaku, Bolivia? If you're planning to go to Tiwanaku, here 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 Tiwanaku, Bolivia

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

Important essentials for Tiwanaku, Bolivia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tiwanaku, 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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.

  • (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


  • N95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

Tiwanaku is at a very high altitude, and may result in altitude sickness. For that reason, you will want to pack strong altitude sickness prevention products and treatments.


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

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

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February

February in Tiwanaku can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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March

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

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April

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

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May

If you go to Tiwanaku in May, you will notice that it is cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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June

If you go to Tiwanaku in June, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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July

July can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost almost every day.

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August

If you go to Tiwanaku in August, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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September

Traveling to Tiwanaku in September, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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October

Traveling to Tiwanaku in October, 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 about half of the time.

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November

November in this region is cool. 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 regularly.

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December

If you are traveling to Tiwanaku in December, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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