Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia? If you're planning to go to Gunung Mulu National Park, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia

Based on the climate and weather in Gunung Mulu National Park, the best time to go is March. See below for details.

Important essentials for Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia by month

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January

If you visit Gunung Mulu National Park during January, you might see that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

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February

In February, Gunung Mulu National Park is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and sometimes jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Gunung Mulu National Park, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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March

In March, Gunung Mulu National Park is really hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and regularly jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Gunung Mulu National Park, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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April

April here is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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May

May for Gunung Mulu National Park is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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June

If you visit Gunung Mulu National Park during June, you will probably notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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July

If you go to Gunung Mulu National Park in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

In September, Gunung Mulu National Park is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Gunung Mulu National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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October

October in Gunung Mulu National Park is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

November for Gunung Mulu National Park is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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December

December in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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Activities for Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Gunung Mulu National Park.

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