12 days in Bali Itinerary

12 days in Bali Itinerary

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12 days in Bali Itinerary

Start: Cairns
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  10​h 45​min
1
Amed
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Ubud, Gianyar Regency
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  1​h 15​min
3
Nusa Penida
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h
4
Seminyak
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Cairns

2
nights
Amed

Amed ©
A snaking coastline and quaint, sleepy fishing villages characterize Amed, a stretch of shorefront with seven villages in Bali's east.
Step off the beaten path and head to Jemeluk Beach and Guungan Hill. USS Liberty Shipwreck and Kehen Temple will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Amed with a short trip to Mendira House in Manggis, about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Amed Shipwreck, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Besakih Temple, and kick back and relax at White Sand Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Amed trip itinerary planner .

Cairns, Australia to Amed is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Central Indonesia Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cairns in August, with highs in Amed at 35°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can take a bus to Ubud.

Things to do in Amed

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Karangasem, Kehen Temple, USS Liberty Shipwreck, Guungan Hill, Mendira House
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Jemeluk Beach ©
Jemeluk Beach
USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Ubud, Gianyar Regency

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
You've added Nature & Wildlife Tours, Balerung Stage,, Dance Performance At Ubud Palace, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at Ubud Traditional Art Market, learn something new at Chez Monique Silver Smith Class, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Dance Performance At Ubud Palace, take in a show at Kecak Fire & Trance Dance (Pura Dalem Taman Kaja), then take in a show at Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA), and finally take in a show at Balerung Stage,. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, stop by John Hardy Ubud Workshop and Showroom, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Safari Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ubud trip maker .

Getting from Amed to Ubud by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Amed in August since evenings lows in Ubud dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nusa Penida.

Things to do in Ubud

Nightlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tegalalang, Tirta Empul Temple, Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets
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Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple ©
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

1
night
Nusa Penida

Nusa Penida ©
On the 24th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kelingking Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Giri Putri Cave, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nusa Penida journey planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Ubud to Nusa Penida in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in Nusa Penida, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seminyak.

Things to do in Nusa Penida

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Kelingking Beach ©
Kelingking Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Giri Putri Cave ©
Giri Putri Cave

5
nights
Seminyak

Seminyak
A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tanah Lot Temple and Taman Ayun Temple. Step off the beaten path and head to Balangan Beach and Blue Point Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seminyak: Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu), Turtle Conservation and Education Centre (in Serangan) and Pantai Sanur (in Sanur). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museum PASIFIKA, stop by Krakakoa Chocolate Factory & Store, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and see the interesting displays at Bali Trick Art.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Seminyak trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Nusa Penida to Seminyak takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seminyak

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denpasar, Museum PASIFIKA, Uluwatu Temple, Balangan Beach, Tanah Lot Temple
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Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Blue Point Beach ©
Blue Point Beach
Balangan Beach ©
Balangan Beach

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