27 days in Bali Itinerary

27 days in Bali Itinerary

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27 days in Bali Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  26​h
1
Amed
— 1 day
taxi + ferry:  2​h
2
Nusa Lembongan
— 2 nights
ferry + taxi:  1​h
3
Ubud, Gianyar Regency
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Seminyak
— 8 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Legian
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Nusa Dua
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Jimbaran
— 3 nights
bus:  30​min
8
Kuta
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: San Francisco

1
day
Amed

A snaking coastline and quaint, sleepy fishing villages characterize Amed, a stretch of shorefront with seven villages in Bali's east.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): contemplate the long history of USS Liberty Shipwreck, admire the natural beauty at Taman Tirtagangga, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Amed trip itinerary planner .

San Francisco, USA to Amed is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 16 hours traveling from San Francisco to Amed. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: high temperatures in Amed hover around 91°F and lows are around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nusa Lembongan.

Things to do in Amed

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

USS Liberty Shipwreck, Taman Tirtagangga
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Taman Tirtagangga ©
Taman Tirtagangga
USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck

2
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 25th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Devil's Tears and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Selambung Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Mushroom Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nusa Lembongan driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Amed to Nusa Lembongan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in November, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Nusa Lembongan

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Devil's Tears ©
Devil's Tears
Mushroom Beach ©
Mushroom Beach

4
nights
Ubud, Gianyar Regency

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Elephant Safari Park and Tirta Empul Temple. Get in touch with nature at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and Bali Safari & Marine Park. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, relax in the rural setting at Tegalalang Rice Terrace, revel in the low prices at Frenchtoast Premium Factory Outlet, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ubud route builder .

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Nusa Lembongan to Ubud takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In November in Ubud, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Seminyak.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks Wildlife Adventure

Side Trips

Bali Safari & Marine Park, Elephant Safari Park, Tirta Empul Temple
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Spas
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple

8
nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to Nacivet Art Gallery or Dashin 4 Fashion. Get in touch with nature at Seminyak Beach and Double Six Beach. Explore Seminyak's surroundings by going to Sangeh Monkey Forest (in Sangeh) and Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban). Spend the 3rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, view the masterpieces at Skull, and explore the galleries of Reservoart.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Seminyak road trip planner .

Getting from Ubud to Seminyak by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in November, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Legian.

Things to do in Seminyak

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Taman Burung, Sangeh Monkey Forest, Tanah Lot Temple
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple

3
nights
Legian

Legian ©
Experience a beachside holiday in Legian, a resort town on the west coast of Bali, wedged between Kuta and Seminyak.
On the 8th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Bali Trick Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalem Kahyangan Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then kick back and relax at Legian Beach, and finally wander the streets of Garlic Lane.

Find out how to plan Legian trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Legian is just a short distance from Seminyak. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in December, and nighttime lows around 77°F. On the 11th (Wed), you're off toNusa Dua.

Things to do in Legian

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Legian Beach ©
Legian Beach
Spas
Bali Trick Art ©
Bali Trick Art

2
nights
Nusa Dua

Nusa Dua ©
A trip to Nusa Dua offers a chance to enjoy sandy beaches and an 18-hole golf course.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Turtle Island and then browse the different shops at Bali Collection. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Museum PASIFIKA and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nusa Dua Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nusa Dua road trip planning tool .

Nusa Dua is just a stone's throw from Legian. In December in Nusa Dua, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jimbaran.

Things to do in Nusa Dua

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Green Bowl Beach, Turtle Island
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Nusa Dua Beach ©
Nusa Dua Beach
Geger Beach Nusa Dua Bali ©
Geger Beach Nusa Dua Bali
Green Bowl Beach ©
Green Bowl Beach

3
nights
Jimbaran

Jimbaran ©
Formally a poor and isolated corner of Bali, the small fishing village of Jimbaran underwent a rapid transformation in the 1980s and has since become one of the island's fanciest destinations.
Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Jimbaran Bay, then kick back and relax at Jimbaran Beach, then kick back and relax at Padang Padang Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uluwatu Temple.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Jimbaran vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Jimbaran is just a stone's throw from Nusa Dua. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in December, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Kuta.

Things to do in Jimbaran

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Pecatu
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Jimbaran Bay ©
Jimbaran Bay
Uluwatu Temple ©
Uluwatu Temple
Padang Padang Beach ©
Padang Padang Beach

2
nights
Kuta

Kuta ©
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take a stroll through Kuta Square and then kick back and relax at Kuta Beach - Bali. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then make a splash at Waterbom Bali.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kuta journey site .

Kuta is just a stone's throw from Jimbaran. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in December, and nighttime lows around 77°F. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuta

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Kuta Beach - Bali ©
Kuta Beach - Bali
Waterbom Bali ©
Waterbom Bali
Spas

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