Tulcan, Ecuador: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Tulcan, Ecuador? If you're planning to go to Tulcan, I'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 Tulcan, Ecuador

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

Important essentials for Tulcan, Ecuador

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

Tulcan 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


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Tulcan, Ecuador

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

What to wear/what to pack for Tulcan, Ecuador by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you go to Tulcan in January, you will notice that it is cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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February

February here is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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March

If you are traveling to Tulcan in March, you will notice that it is cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

April here is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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May

Traveling to Tulcan in May, you will notice that it is crisp. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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June

June in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

Traveling to Tulcan in July, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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August

August in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

September can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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October

October is cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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November

If you go to Tulcan in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

If you go to Tulcan in December, you will notice that it is chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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