What to do?

October begins to see a real slowdown in tourist activity, the weather also begins to change as the rainy season is on its way once again.

This makes it an ideal month to get off the beaten track, but also to see the popular attractions without long lines.

Some good ways to spend October, the Llactapata Inca Trail or the Cachicata Quarry Trek, which are less traveled paths to Machu Picchu, taking 3-5 days to complete.

Other ideas are to include a flyover of the Nazca Lines, Arequipa Colca Canyon & Volcanoes, the floating islands of Lake Titicaca.


During this month Peru hosts one of the largest religious processions in the world, The Procession of the Lord of Miracles. The procession takes place in Lima every year, as hundreds of thousands of pilgrims descend on the city center to attend this event.

This is a day when people will worship the Lord of Miracles, this is a painting of Jesus Christ created in the 17th century by an African slave from Angola.

In addition to enjoying this unique cultural experience, you can also try the typical dishes prepared for the procession, such as mazamorra morada and doña pepa nougat.

Puno (Lake Titicaca) Climate Conditions

October, like September, is another mild spring month in Puno, Peru, with average temperature fluctuating between 3.7°C (38.7°F) and 14.1°C (57.4°F).


In October, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in September – a still mild 14.1°C (57.4°F). In October, the average low-temperature is 3.7°C (38.7°F).


The average relative humidity in Puno is 54%.


In Puno, during October, the rain falls for 5.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 17mm (0.67″) of precipitation. In Puno, Peru, during the entire year, the rain falls for 75.3 days and collects up to 180mm (7.09″) of precipitation.


Months with snowfall in Puno are January through October and December. October is the last month it regularly snows in Puno. During 0.9 snowfall days, Puno aggregates 4mm (0.16″) of snow. In Puno, during the entire year, snow falls for 14.5 days, and aggregates up to 46mm (1.81″) of snow.


The average length of the day is 12.5h.


In Puno, the average sunshine is 9.6h.


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