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

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Traveling to Ubud, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Ubud, this article contains 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 Ubud, Indonesia

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

Important essentials for Ubud, Indonesia

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

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  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Ubud, Indonesia by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Pura Kehen, wear:

If you go to Gunung Kawi, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Going to Goa Gajah? You'll need:

February

If you go to Ubud in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Pura Kehen, wear:

If you go to Gunung Kawi, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Going to Goa Gajah? You'll need:

March

March for Ubud can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Pura Kehen, wear:

If you go to Gunung Kawi, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Going to Goa Gajah? You'll need:

April

Traveling to Ubud in April, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Pura Kehen, wear:

If you go to Gunung Kawi, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Going to Goa Gajah? You'll need:

May

May in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Pura Kehen, wear:

If you go to Gunung Kawi, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Going to Goa Gajah? You'll need:

June

June for Ubud is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Pura Kehen, wear:

If you go to Gunung Kawi, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Going to Goa Gajah? You'll need:

July

Traveling to Ubud in July, you will notice that it can be very hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Pura Kehen, wear:

If you go to Gunung Kawi, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Going to Goa Gajah? You'll need:

August

If you are traveling to Ubud in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Pura Kehen, wear:

If you go to Gunung Kawi, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Going to Goa Gajah? You'll need:

September

September in Ubud is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Pura Kehen, wear:

If you go to Gunung Kawi, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Going to Goa Gajah? You'll need:

October

Traveling to Ubud in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Pura Kehen, wear:

If you go to Gunung Kawi, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Going to Goa Gajah? You'll need:

November

November here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Pura Kehen, wear:

If you go to Gunung Kawi, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Going to Goa Gajah? You'll need:

December

If you go to Ubud in December, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Pura Kehen, wear:

If you go to Gunung Kawi, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Going to Goa Gajah? You'll need:

Activities for Ubud, Indonesia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Ubud.

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