Torres del Paine National Park, Chile: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Torres del Paine National Park, Chile? If you're planning to go to Torres del Paine National Park, 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 Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

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

Important essentials for Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold 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 you can have.


  • 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 a good TSA-friendly product.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Torres del Paine National Park, Chile by month

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January

If you go to Torres del Paine National Park in January, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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February

February in Torres del Paine National Park can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes. It rains sometimes.

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March

If you are traveling to Torres del Paine National Park in March, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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April

If you are traveling to Torres del Paine National Park in April, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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May

If you go to Torres del Paine National Park in May, 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 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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June

June is cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

If you go to Torres del Paine National Park in July, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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August

If you are traveling to Torres del Paine National Park in August, 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 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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September

September for Torres del Paine National Park is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains once in a while.

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October

October here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains occasionally.

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November

November in this region is cold. 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 occasionally.

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December

December here can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes. It rains occasionally.

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Activities for Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Torres del Paine National Park.

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