Bali Itinerary – Where To Go In Bali

Bali Itinerary – Where To Go In Bali

In the last year Bali has been at the forefront of everyones mouths, and it’s fair to say the land of healthy eating and beautiful rice fields truly lives up to expectations. So here’s our Bali itinerary to help you plan your visit and figure out where to go in Bali.

Bali is a small island and after arriving in Denpasar airport everything will be within a 4 hour journey across land. So here is our tried and tested efficient Bali itinerary.

Our Bali Itinerary – Where To Go In Bali?

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Our Where To Go In Bali itinerary


The first stop for most holiday makers! Good for its night life and high end restaurants. You won’t really get a feel for Bali here as it’s very built up and a popular holiday destination amongst tourists. This will most likely be your first stop and most expensive one.


A foodies heaven! Just up the road from Seminyak but completely different! This is where you see the smoothie bowls and avocados everywhere and is home to some of the best restaurants in Bali.

Canggu has a very laid back vibe and is popular amongst the surfing and digital nomad communities. This is the place where many people extend their stay because it has a certain homely feel to it. They run beautiful markets in Canggu selling all kinds of chic and start up fashion labels. We guarantee you won’t walk away with your hands empty.

If you’re looking for the best things to do in Canggu you can read our blog here.


Ubud… Where do we start? If you’re asking yourself what should I definitely have on my Bali itinerary? Then the zen capital is the single place where every one of your expectations will be fulfilled.

From the outstanding Tegalalang Rice Terraces to the crazy monkey forests. It’s pretty much exactly how Eat, Pray, Love depicts the island.

Check out 8 Things You Must Do In Ubud for our guide of what not to miss.


Not such a popular tourist spot but an easy way to break up the drive between Ubud and Lovina is by stopping by Bedugul. Known by locals as the coldest place in Bali, there are some beautiful early morning rises worth getting up for.

Visiting Pura Alun Danau Beratan (Bali’s most famous temple) is a must and the Handara Golf & Resort entrance has become somewhat a bucket list item thanks to Instagram!

Also for an alternative to Tegalalang Rice TerracesJatiluwih Rice Terrace is a great alternative.


Way way up in the fields and overlooking the most beautiful of ocean views lays Lovina. Great for dolphin watching and waterfall hunting if you visit the north of Bali be sure to head out to Sekumpul, Git Git and Aling Aling falls!

Gili Islands (Ferry from Padang Bai)

A lot of travellers don’t realise that the famous Gili Islands everybody has on their Bali itinerary, are actually part of the Lombok rather than Bali. Either way we’ve noted them in the guide because they are well worth the hour boat trip out East to visit.

For crystal clear waters, diving and snorkelling adventures and a few famous sunset swings you won’t want to miss Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno. If you love turtles, Gili T is turtle heaven!

Nusa Penida & Nusa Lembongan

If it’s white beaches and island life you’re looking for then these two are a slice of heaven! Just a 40 minute boat ride from the main land the Nusa islands have become super famous through social media. Especially thanks to Kelingking Beach and the crazy dinosaur head shaped rock formation!

Click HERE for our full Nusa Penida Island Tour Guide.

Bukit Peninsula

Uluwatu, Nusa Dua & Jimbaran – The southern bubble of Bali also gives a great place to unwind and is where you can find some of The Best Beaches In Bali. With spots such as Padang Padang, Bingin and Jimbaran Bay you won’t be stuck for ideas.

There are plenty of surf spots and places to explore in the south and you may even come across the abandoned airplane. A perfect final stop before you head back to the airport and hopefully find a working one.

Round Up

So that concludes our Bali itinerary and where to go in Bali! Although if you need any more info don’t hesitate in leaving a comment below.

Where To Stay In Bali

Check out our Best Places To Stay In Bali blog for our selections in each area.

Or you can pre book all of your Bali accommodation and check the latest prices here.


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    • April 16, 2018 / 12:59 pm

      Hey we’ve been in Bali for 4 months but this route could be done in two weeks.

  1. Courtney
    April 19, 2018 / 4:57 pm

    Looking to go in November for 3 weeks; suggestion on adding or taking away any of the above suggestions during that length/time of stay? 🙂

    • April 20, 2018 / 5:05 am

      All of this is coverable in 2-3 weeks so you should be sweet! Ubud and Canggu are the most popular spots on mainland and then of course Gili Islands and Nusa for the beaches 😁

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