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

Traveling to Yogyakarta, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Yogyakarta, I've got 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 Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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

Important essentials for Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold 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 a good plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

General health necessities

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

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January

If you visit Yogyakarta during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to visit the must-see Masjid Gede Kauman, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Yogyakarta tourism authority.

If you go to the Carriage Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Yogyakarta is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to visit the must-see Masjid Gede Kauman, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Yogyakarta tourism authority.

If you go to the Carriage Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

Traveling to Yogyakarta in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to visit the must-see Masjid Gede Kauman, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Yogyakarta tourism authority.

If you go to the Carriage Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

Traveling to Yogyakarta in April, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to visit the must-see Masjid Gede Kauman, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Yogyakarta tourism authority.

If you go to the Carriage Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in Yogyakarta is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to visit the must-see Masjid Gede Kauman, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Yogyakarta tourism authority.

If you go to the Carriage Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to visit the must-see Masjid Gede Kauman, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Yogyakarta tourism authority.

If you go to the Carriage Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Yogyakarta is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to visit the must-see Masjid Gede Kauman, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Yogyakarta tourism authority.

If you go to the Carriage Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you visit Yogyakarta during August, you are likely to notice that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to visit the must-see Masjid Gede Kauman, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Yogyakarta tourism authority.

If you go to the Carriage Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September for Yogyakarta is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to visit the must-see Masjid Gede Kauman, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Yogyakarta tourism authority.

If you go to the Carriage Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Yogyakarta can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to visit the must-see Masjid Gede Kauman, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Yogyakarta tourism authority.

If you go to the Carriage Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

Traveling to Yogyakarta in November, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to visit the must-see Masjid Gede Kauman, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Yogyakarta tourism authority.

If you go to the Carriage Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Yogyakarta is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to visit the must-see Masjid Gede Kauman, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Yogyakarta tourism authority.

If you go to the Carriage Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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

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