Gili Islands, Indonesia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Gili Islands, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Gili Islands, here 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 Gili Islands, Indonesia

Based on the climate and weather in Gili Islands, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Gili Islands, Indonesia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Gili Islands, Indonesia by month

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January

January in this region is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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February

February in Gili Islands can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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March

March here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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April

If you are traveling to Gili Islands in April, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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May

May here is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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June

If you go to Gili Islands in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

July is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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August

If you go to Gili Islands in August, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Gili Islands in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

Traveling to Gili Islands in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

If you go to Gili Islands in November, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

If you go to Gili Islands in December, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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