What to pack for Northern Peru?

Packing List for a Northern Peru Trip

Regarding where you are travelling, it would be advisable to bring:

  • A backpack with rain cover (protect your stuff not only from rain but thieves)
  • Good hiking shoes (trekking shoes if you plan to trek in Huaraz)
  • A hat or cap
  • Sunglasses
  • sunscreen
  • Labello stick
  • A raincoat or light waterproof jacket.
  • Warm clothes for the night
  • Short pants or removable pants
  • Gore Tech clothing
  • A fleece sweater
  • T-shirts
  • Sunscreen
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Personal medicaments (if you forgot them, buy them here only in reputable drugstores)
  • Always carry your own toilet paper with you
  • Passport photocopies (It is a good idea also to scan or take a picture of your passport and send it to your e-mail)
  • Photocopies of all your important documents
  • Cash and credit card
  • Money belt (to carry your passport and credit cards)

 About dressing is always better to do it in layers.