12 days in Bali Itinerary

12 days in Bali Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cairns
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  10 h 45 min
1
Amed
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
2
Ubud
— 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at USS Liberty Shipwreck and Jemeluk Beach. Visit Besakih Temple and Kehen Temple for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amed: Guungan Hill (in Candidasa) and Mendira House (in Manggis). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Japanese Ship Wreck Point, and enjoy the sand and surf at White Sand Beach Yoga.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amed online tour itinerary planner.

Cairns, Australia to Amed is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Cairns to Amed, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairns in August, expect Amed to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the 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

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Balerung Stage,, Dance Performance At Ubud Palace, Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA), and other attractions you added. On the next day, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ubud Traditional Art Market, pick up some new knowledge with Chez Monique Silver Smith Class, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Dance Performance At Ubud Palace, then 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,.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Ubud sightseeing planner.

Take a bus from Amed to Ubud in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Amed in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Ubud. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nusa Penida.

Things to do in Ubud

Nightlife Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Tegalalang, Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets, Tirta Empul Temple
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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 ©
The bounty of pristine white-sand beaches and turquoise lagoons bordered by emerald green hills, unique cliff formations, and colorful reefs is what draws most travelers to Nusa Penida.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Kelingking Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Giri Putri Cave, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nusa Penida trip website.

Getting from Ubud to Nusa Penida by combination of car and ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. August in Nusa Penida sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Balangan Beach and Museum PASIFIKA. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tanah Lot Temple and Uluwatu Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Seminyak side-trips: Pantai Sanur (in Sanur), Blue Point Beach (in Ungasan) and Taman Ayun Temple (in Mengwi). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Bali Trick Art, take in the exciting artwork at Reservoart, browse the exhibits of Nacivet Art Gallery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Seminyak Beach.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use 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. In August in Seminyak, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seminyak

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Uluwatu Temple, Museum PASIFIKA, Pantai Sanur, Blue Point 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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