20 days in Bali Itinerary

20 days in Bali Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Denpasar
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Ubud
— 7 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  1 h
3
Nusa Lembongan
— 3 nights
+3
Ferry + Bus + Foot + Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Sydney

9
nights
Denpasar

Denpasar
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
For shopping fun, head to Nyaman Gallery or Dashin 4 Fashion. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tanah Lot Temple and Positive Negative Visual Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denpasar: Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu), Nusa Dua Beach (in Nusa Dua) and Kuta Beach - Bali (in Kuta). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Pantai Sanur, view the masterpieces at Nacivet Art Gallery, take a stroll through Jimbaran Bay, and cool off at Waterbom Bali.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Denpasar itinerary builder tool.

Sydney, Australia to Denpasar is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Denpasar due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Denpasar reach 36°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Denpasar

Shopping Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Seminyak, Kuta, Jimbaran, Uluwatu Temple, Nusa Dua Beach
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Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Kuta Beach - Bali ©
Kuta Beach - Bali
Pantai Sanur ©
Pantai Sanur

7
nights
Ubud

Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Threads of Life and Tirta Empul Temple. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at TAKSU Photo Gallery and Wayan Gama Painter Group and School. Venture out of the city with trips to Ulun Danu Beratan Temple (in Tabanan), Gallery Ada Garuda (in Tegalalang) and USS Liberty Shipwreck (in Tulamben). Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the galleries of I.B.Sutarja Mask Gallery, don't miss a visit to Tegalalang Rice Terrace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Besakih Temple.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ubud journey planner.

You can drive from Denpasar to Ubud in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Ubud are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nusa Lembongan.

Things to do in Ubud

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tegalalang, Muji Family Painting Studio, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, Taman Ayun Temple, Tirta Empul Temple
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Spas
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Mason Elephant Park ©
Mason Elephant Park

3
nights
Nusa Lembongan

The island of Nusa Lembongan sits amidst swathes of calm, clear waters as well as some of the most notable surfing waves in the region.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): stroll through Jungut Batu Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then stroll through Mushroom Beach, and then kick back and relax at Selambung Beach.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nusa Lembongan visit planning website.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Ubud to Nusa Lembongan in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Nusa Lembongan can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 30th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Nusa Lembongan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Jungut Batu Beach ©
Jungut Batu Beach
Spas

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