Zipaquirá, Colombia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Zipaquirá, Colombia? If you're planning to go to Zipaquirá, below 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 Zipaquirá, Colombia

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

Important essentials for Zipaquirá, Colombia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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 excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • 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).

General health necessities

Zipaquirá 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.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

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

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What to wear/what to pack for Zipaquirá, Colombia by month

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January

January in Zipaquirá is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the heavenly Catedral de Sal, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Salt Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you visit Zipaquirá during February, you are likely to find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the heavenly Catedral de Sal, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Salt Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

In March, Zipaquirá is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Zipaquirá, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the heavenly Catedral de Sal, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Salt Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

In April, Zipaquirá is chilly and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Zipaquirá, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the heavenly Catedral de Sal, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Salt Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

In May, Zipaquirá is chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Zipaquirá, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the heavenly Catedral de Sal, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Salt Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Zipaquirá is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the heavenly Catedral de Sal, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Salt Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the heavenly Catedral de Sal, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Salt Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Zipaquirá is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the heavenly Catedral de Sal, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Salt Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you are traveling to Zipaquirá in September, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the heavenly Catedral de Sal, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Salt Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you vacation in Zipaquirá during October, you may notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the heavenly Catedral de Sal, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Salt Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Zipaquirá can be chilly and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the heavenly Catedral de Sal, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Salt Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

Traveling to Zipaquirá in December, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the heavenly Catedral de Sal, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Salt Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Zipaquirá, Colombia

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

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