When to go where in Latin America and Antarctica

The following charts are intended as a general guideline only. Some countries are very varied geographically so we have had to generalise a bit, and some specialist activities take place at times normally considered out of season.

  Best   Good   Fair   Avoid

 

By Country Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Antarctica                        
South America
Argentina/Chile (south)                        
Argentina/Chile (north)                        
Bolivia                        
Brazil/Argentina (Pantanal/Iberá)                        
Brazil (rest)                        
Colombia                        
Ecuador                        
Galapagos                        
Guyana, Suriname                        
Paraguay                        
Peru                        
Uruguay                        
Venezuela                        
Central America
Belize                        
Costa Rica, Nicaragua                        
El Salvador                        
Guatemala                        
Honduras                        
Mexico                        
Panama                        
 
By Activity Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Riding (Chile/Argentina)                        
Riding (Ecuador)                        
Fishing (Chile/Argentina)                        
Skiing                        
Rafting (Chile)                        
Rafting (Peru)                        
Trekking (Peru)       * *              
Trekking (Chile/Argentina)                        

*still wet in Chachapoyas