Due to its proximity to the equator, Bali has a tropical, warm climate with temperatures averaging from 73 to 87 degrees Fahrenheit. The dry season in Bali goes between the months of May- September while the rainy season runs primarily between December to February.
Suggested Packing List:
- Short-sleeved shirts
- Rain Gear - Waterproof Windbreaker or Rain Coat (during rainy season
- December to February)
- A warm sweatshirt/fleece
- Gym / sportswear (for hiking / walking)
- Under garments, socks
- Bathing suits
- Shorts (several pairs; no shorter than mid-thigh)
- Long pants
- One pair of flip flops / sandals / water shoes
- One pair of tennis shoes / closed toed sandals (these are for hiking/day to day walking and WILL get dirty) One pair of closed toed shoes for service in school
Clothing for Service:
- For the classroom, modest & culturally appropriate clothing is required. Please note that uniforms are a standard for Bali and that teachers dress very professionally. It is considered very rude to dress casually at school. The following are required:
- Shirts with sleeves (short or long)
- Closed-toed shoes
- Female travelers must wear pants or a long skirt (no shorts)
- Male travelers must wear a collared shirts and trousers
Bath / Personal:
- One towel – for swimming/the beach Personal medication Anti-diarrheal medication Glasses / contacts / contact solution, if applicable Personal toiletries (If you have certain items that you absolutely need, bring enough to last until you return home. Don't forget to bring gender specific products) Sunscreen Insect repellent
- Books and/or magazines Watch or small alarm clock Mini-flashlight / headlamp Extra batteries (for your flashlight) Light day bag or pack (small backpack would be ideal) Sunglasses
- Personal snacks that you may need or crave (such as granola bars or
- power bars). We provide 3 full meals a day; however, some have
- particular dietary/health needs.
- Disposable camera, film camera or digital camera - and film or
- memory card(s) for digital camera
- Adapter and converter for your electronic devices
- Linens / blankets
- Hand soap
*Voltage in Bali is 230. Most tablets, computers, and cameras can support this, however, most hair dryers cannot. Please bring a converter if you will be using high-voltage items.
*There is laundry service available at the Home Base. We advise that you bring enough lightweight clothes to avoid having to do laundry more than once during the trip.