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Bali Trip Planner

Plan your trip to Bali and be lost in its stunning natural beauty. Bali has some of the best and clean beaches in the region, lush forests, a quint countryside, rich culture, delicious food and great shopping scene. Use TripHobo’s Bali trip planner to plan your perfect trip to Bali. Bali has something for everyone, whether traveling with family, friends, your special someone or embark on a soul-searching trip, Bali is the place for you. Let's check out how to build an ultimate trip plan for your Bali trip.

Step 1 - Planning A Trip To Bali

Start planning your Bali tip with the Bali trip planner. Select your travel dates and duration and proceed to enter your start city and the destination city in the Bali trip planner and the planner will come up with best flight options for you. As Bali is an island, most people visiting Bali prefer to take a flight, though some may choose to travel by boat. While travelling within Bali, most people choose to hire a car. Bali trip planner’s transit planner will suggest you the best routes to move around on this beautiful island of Bali.

Step 2 - Book Your Accommodation

When trying to choose an accommodation in Bali, one would be left spoilt for choices. Depending on your travel interest, you can choose which area of Bali do you wish to stay. You can even create various combinations like beaches, fishing villages, and rainforests. Whatever be your pursuit, you will need to book your accommodation. The Bali trip planner will suggest you an array of hotels from budget, affordable, Airbnb, or luxury. Browse through and instantly book your hotel using TripHobo’s Bali trip planner. It is always advisable that you book your hotels in advance before visiting Bali. There is a high possibility that local taxi driver may misguide you into booking a hotel in order to earn a commission for themselves.

Step 3 - Arrange Your Day - What To See In Bali

Bali has a number for attractions. Some of the must visit places in Bali include:

The Bali trip planner will help you create your day-wise itinerary by allowing you to pick, drag and drop the attractions to your day plans. Want to avoid standing in queues? You can even book your tours using the Bali attraction planner.

Bali On budget

With many accommodation options and a lot of free activities, one can easily plan a Bali trip on budget. Use the Bali trip planner’s Budget Calculator to keep tabs on you trip expenditure. Add your hotel, tours, shopping and food costs all at one place and the budget calculator will help you come up with a per person cost.

Collaborate With Friends To Plan Group Trip Plan For Bali

Bali trip planner another unique feature is the Group planner. With this tool, you can plan a trip along with your family and friends on one single platform. Chat and share ideas and plan your perfect, hassle-free trip to Bali.

Travel planner - Understanding How To Plan A Bali Trip

Understanding Bali

The Island of Bali is divided into following regions: South Bali, where you will find island’s best beaches and most luxurious resorts; Central Bali, a cultural centre with many temples and heritage sites; East Bali, relaxing coastal towns; West Bali, where you will find Bali’s only national park; and North Bali, which has many quiet fishing villages and diving sites.

Planning your DIY trip to Bali - Suggested trip plans

Bali has a lot to offer to its visitors. Sunny beaches, lush rainforest, terrace farming, temples, cooking classes and much more. Planning your Bali trip will largely depend on your inspiration to travel to Bali. We have listed out a few Bail trip plans according to various genres:

Beach Trips

Visit Southern Bali to explore some of the best beaches. Her you will find some of Bali most luxurious hotels. Activities include surfing, snorkelling, diving, and scuba diving. Some of the beach that you can visit are: Kuta Beach, Dreamland Beach and Jimbaran Beach.

Cultural Bali

Head out to Ubud in Central Bali where you will find many temples and cultural sites. Ubud hotels are mostly surrounded by think rainforest and offer breath-taking views. Enjoy Bali’s rich culture through its art, music, dance, temples.

Bali Countryside

Visit the countryside and cycling through Bali villages. Go on nature treks, visit spice and rice plantations, stroll through villages talking to the locals and savour delicious Balinese food.


Bali in a Week

Bali is an island of Indonesia and is surrounded by Bali Sea in the north and Indian Ocean in the south. There are many places and islands to explore in and around Bali. One can easily spend 7 days in Bali and yet be wanting for more. We have created a one week Bali plan (Southern Bali beaches and Ubud) for you that will take you to many unexplored places in Bali. There are many variations that you can try out using the Bali trip planner. Some other places that you can add to your itinerary are Jimbaran and Sanur.

One week Bali Itinerary

After you have landed in Denpasar, head out to the sunny and sandy beaches. Enjoy many water sport activities at these lovely beaches

Day 1 and 2: Seminyak

Seminyak is one of the most popular beaches in Bali and has many mid-range to luxurious hotels. Head out to Kuta and Legian Beach to enjoy surfing or explore the fishing village of Pemuteran to enjoy snorkelling.

Day 3 and 4: Nusa Dua

Located at the southern tip of Bali is the Nusa Dua which has Bali most luxurious hotels and resorts. You can visit The Bukit Peninsula for surfing which has the biggest waves of the island. You can head out to Nusa Lembongan, Tulamben and Eastern Bali for snorkelling and diving.

Day 5,6 and 7: Ubud

Ubud is Bali’s cultural centre and one of the most visited destinations in Bali. Ubud has many temples and cultural sites for you to visit. Accommodation in Ubud ranges from budget to mid-range to luxury. Some of the places that you can visit in Ubud are: Elephant Cave (or Goa Gajah), Yeh Pulu Temple, Ubud Palace, Tegalalang Rice Terraces and Kehen Temple. Apart from sightseeing, you can also undertake cooking and yoga classes while staying in Ubud.

 

3 days in Bali

Day 1 of Bali

Tanah Lot Temple: Art and Culture, Religious Site, Temple
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Address: Tabanan, Bali 82171, Indonesia
Time Required: 01:30 Hrs

Home to the pilgrimage temple Pura Tanah Lot, Tanah Lot is a rock formation which is located off the coast of Bali and a popular tourist attraction.

Tegalalang Rice Terrace: View Point, Family and Kids, Nature
Added 117.6K times in trip plans
Address: Tegalalang-Ubud Village, Bali, Indonesia
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Tegalalang Rice Terrace offers stunning green landscape in a traditional Balinese village with terraces of paddy cultivation.

Seminyak: Outdoors, Beach, Restaurant, Leisure
Added 128.1K times in trip plans
Address: Bali, Indonesia
Time Required: 04:00 Hrs

Seminyak is located along the southwestern coast of the island of Bali and is a popular beach resort area. You will find many restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs in Seminyak along with a wide range of hotel options.

Nyaman Gallery: Art Gallery, Family and Kids, Exhibition
Added 820 times in trip plans
Address: Jalan Raya Basangkasa No.88, Seminyak, Kuta, Seminyak, Badung, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Time Required: 01:30 Hrs

Nyaman Gallery is an art gallery located in Seminyak area of Bali. This gallery features many contemporary arts exhibits of local and international artists.

Day 2 of Bali

Monkey Forest: Temple, Forest, Wildlife Sanctuary
Added 156K times in trip plans
Address: Jalan Wenara Wana, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Officially called the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, the Monkey Forest is a forest reserve that aims at protecting and preserving the macaque monkeys.

Celuk Village: Art Gallery, Village, Family and Kids
Added 437 times in trip plans
Address: Celuk, Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Celuk Village is a Balinese village that is a major centre for goldsmiths and silversmiths of Bali. Here you will find many shops that sell gold and silver artefacts and souvenirs.

Puseh Batuan Temple: Temple, Family and Kids
Added 6K times in trip plans
Address: Jl. Raya Batuan, Batuan, Sukawati, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80582, Indonesia
Time Required: 00:30 Mins

Puseh Batuan temple is a temple in Bali known for its beautiful stone carvings & sculptures. Note that you will need to wear a sarong to enter this temple.

Tegal Wangi Beach: Beach, Family and Kids
Added 3.6K times in trip plans
Address: Jl. Tegal Wangi, Jimbaran, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Tegal Wangi Beach has some of the cleanest waters in Bali. You will find a hidden beach here which is very scenic and untouched by many visitors.

Day 3 of Bali

Mount Batur: Mountain, View Point, Hiking Trail
Added 48.7K times in trip plans
Address: Jl. Raya Penelokan, Kintamani, Batur, Bangli, Kintamani, Bali 80518, Indonesia
Time Required: 04:00 Hrs

Mount Batur is an active volcano located on the island of Bali. Most visitors plan a morning trek to tis mountain in order to catch the beautiful sunrise.

Gunung Kawi: Art and Culture, Religious Site, Temple
Added 22.8K times in trip plans
Address: Banjar Penaka, Tampaksiring, Gianyar, Tampaksiring, Bali 80552, Indonesia
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Located in Ubud, Gunung Kawi is an 11th century temple and an archaeological site. Here you will find many ancient shrine reliefs that are carved into a rock cliff.

Jimbaran Bay: Outdoors, Beach, Restaurant, Leisure
Added 104.3K times in trip plans
Address: Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia
Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Jimbaran Bay is located on the island of Bali and is a popular beach resort area. Jimbaran fish market is located near the bay and is a popular tourist attraction.

Legian Street: Entertainment, Family and Kids, Streets
Added 7.3K times in trip plans
Address: Jl. Legian, Legian, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Legian Street runs from Kuta to Seminyak and is one of the most popular streets in Bali. The street offers a variety of shops, bars, hotels and dance clubs.


Honeymoon in Bali

Plan a romantic trip to Bali. Bali is a lovers’ paradise due to its misty mountains and secluded beaches. Bali is perfect for honeymooners as it offers great untouched landscapes. Soak in infinity pools, or head out for a couples’ spa session, or take a walk on the beach or just sit and watch the sun go down.

Some of the best Bali honeymoon destinations are:

  1. Pasir Putih beach
  2. Menjangan
  3. Kuta
  4. Lovina
  5. Ubud

Bali, Indonesia - FYI, Tips, Guide, Overview

Tips for first time traveler

  1. Unless you are planning to splurge, Bali is relatively cheap. Live frugally, and you can survive 5-6 days in Bali on USD 500.
  2. The most convenient way to move around Bali is by car.
  3. Always bargain/haggle while shopping in Bali.
  4. Talk to the locals and fins out the best kept secret of Bali.
  5. Pack a sarong, most temples will require you to cover your arms and legs.
  6. If driving a scooter, always wear a helmet
  7. Since Bali is a tropical country, you will sweat a lot. Carry your clothes accordingly.
  8. Drink bottled water only.
  9. Tips are not expected but appreciated.
  10. Carry an insect repellent while travelling to the jungle area.
  11. Try a hand at cooking local cuisine.


Bali Cuisine

Balinese cuisine is inspired by use of coconut, chilli and meat. The food is not very spicy and is influenced by a lot of use of local herbs and spices. Some of the must try dishes in Bali are:

Lawar – A blend of vegetables, meat and coconut.
Bebek betutu – Also called the slow-cooked duck, Bebek Betutu is one of the ceremonial dishes in Balinese culture.
Ikan bakar – A Jimbaran-style grilled fish
Sate lembat – A meat-on-a-stick dish where minced meat it marinated in grated coconut and spice mixture and slow-cooked in an oven.

Culture

Bali’s culture and traditions run back over 2000 years. Bali is justifiably known as “The Island of the Gods” due to its religious significance. Majority of Balinese follow Hinduism. Bali is also knwn for its dramactic dance forms like Wali Dances, Bebali Dances and Balih-balihan dances. Pencak silat is a type of martial art performed in Bali.

Shopping

Bali’s shopping scenes are quite varied. From shopping for batiks at local villages to shopping at air-conditioned malls, Bali has it all. Some of the things you can buy in Bali are: water-sport gears, tribal rugs, canvas art, fancy bottle-opens, fridge magnets, fabrics, local coffee, sarongs, t-shirts, coconut art and many more.

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