16 days in Bali & Gili Islands Itinerary

16 days in Bali & Gili Islands Itinerary

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16 days in Bali & Gili Islands Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Ubud
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Uluwatu
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Gili Trawangan
— 4 nights
Ferry:  3 h
4
Jimbaran
— 2 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Manchester

4
nights
Ubud

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Take a break from the city and head to Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Saraswati Temple and Sangeh Monkey Forest. When in Ubud, make a side trip to see Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon in Guwang, approximately Guwang away. There's lots more to do: indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour, grab your bike and head to Toekad Rafting, get impressive views of Bali Eco Tours, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ubud trip planning website .

Manchester, UK to Ubud is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Indonesia Time is 8 hours. Traveling from Manchester in September, things will get warmer in Ubud: highs are around 35°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Uluwatu.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon, Sangeh Monkey Forest
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Sangeh Monkey Forest ©
Sangeh Monkey Forest
Coffee & Tea Tours

4
nights
Uluwatu

Uluwatu ©
Get outdoors at Thomas Beach and Padang Padang Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ulu Watu Beach and Bingin Beach.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Uluwatu trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Ubud to Uluwatu in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 9th (Wed), you're off to Gili Trawangan.

Things to do in Uluwatu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Pecatu
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Padang Padang Beach ©
Padang Padang Beach
Bingin Beach ©
Bingin Beach
Spas

4
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Gili Trawangan

An island holiday in Gili Trawangan offers access to the largest of the three Gili Islands located off the main coast of Lombok.
Get some cultural insight at Masjid Agung Baiturrahman and Tetebatu Tourist Village. Explore hidden gems such as Paddle Gili and Sindang Gila Waterfall. Step out of Gili Trawangan to go to Senaru and see Nature & Wildlife Tours, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gili Trawangan trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Uluwatu to Gili Trawangan. In September in Gili Trawangan, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jimbaran.

Things to do in Gili Trawangan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Tetebatu Tourist Village, Sindang Gila Waterfall, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sindang Gila Waterfall
Sindang Gila Waterfall

2
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.
On the 14th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Pura Ulun Siwi Kayangan Jagat, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then look for gifts at Jenggala Ceramics Bali.

Plan trip to Jimbaran with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by ferry from Gili Trawangan to Jimbaran takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Jimbaran can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Jimbaran

Shopping Historic Sites Spas
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Jenggala Ceramics Bali ©
Jenggala Ceramics Bali
Jimbaran Beach ©
Jimbaran Beach
Spas

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