17 days in Bali Itinerary

17 days in Bali Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kuta
— 5 nights
2
Padangbai
— 2 nights
3
Amed
— 2 nights
4
Pemuteran
— 3 nights
5
Nusa Penida
— 3 nights

5
nights
Kuta

Kuta ©
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Mount Kawi and Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Saraswati Temple and Pura Dalem Sakenan Serangan. Change things up with these side-trips from Kuta: Mt Batur (in Kintamani), Ungasan (Melasti Beach & Blue Point Beach) and Kebo Edan Temple (in Bedulu). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, kick back and relax at Jimbaran Beach, and stroll through Balangan Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kuta day trip planning app.

San Francisco, USA to Kuta is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll lose 16 hours traveling from San Francisco to Kuta due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kuta, with highs around 87°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Padangbai.

Things to do in Kuta

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Ubud, Ungasan, Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple, Mt Batur, Mount Kawi
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Mt Batur ©
Mt Batur
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple ©
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple
Mount Kawi ©
Mount Kawi

2
nights
Padangbai

Often overlooked as nothing more than a place to catch the ferry to Lombok or a fast boat to Gilis, Padangbai has a laid-back charm of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Goa Lawah Temple, then kick back and relax at White Sand Beach Yoga, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Tenganan Ancient Village, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then admire the sheer force of Jagasatru Waterfall.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Padangbai online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kuta to Padangbai takes 1.5 hours. May in Padangbai sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 76°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Amed.

Things to do in Padangbai

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Karangasem, Tenganan Ancient Village, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Goa Lawah Temple
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
White Sand Beach Yoga ©
White Sand Beach Yoga

2
nights
Amed

A snaking coastline and quaint, sleepy fishing villages characterize Amed, a stretch of shorefront with seven villages in Bali's east.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jemeluk Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at USS Liberty Shipwreck, steep yourself in history at Ujung Water Palace, then admire the natural beauty at Taman Tirtagangga, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lempuyang Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Amed journey planner.

Traveling by car from Padangbai to Amed takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Amed sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pemuteran.

Things to do in Amed

Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Karangasem, Lempuyang Temple, USS Liberty Shipwreck
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Shark Diving
USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck
Jemeluk Beach ©
Jemeluk Beach

3
nights
Pemuteran

The small fishing village of Pemuteran, just off the west coast of Bali, has become a popular tourism destination among domestic and international visitors for its scenic, pristine beaches and vibrant local community.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Menjangan Island and The Turtle Project. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Air Panas Banjar Hot Spring. Venture out of the city with trips to Lovina Beach (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Lovina Beach). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brahma Vihara Arama Buddhist Monastery and look for gifts at Atlas Pearl Farm.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Pemuteran trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Amed to Pemuteran in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nusa Penida.

Things to do in Pemuteran

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Lovina Beach, Brahma Vihara Arama Buddhist Monastery, Air Panas Banjar Hot Spring
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Menjangan Island ©
Menjangan Island
Lovina Beach ©
Lovina Beach

3
nights
Nusa Penida

Nusa Penida ©
The bounty of pristine white-sand beaches and turquoise lagoons bordered by emerald green hills, unique cliff formations, and colorful reefs is what draws most travelers to Nusa Penida.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Atuh Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Kelingking Beach and Angel's Billabong. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Nusa Penida Island, kick back and relax at Pasih Uug Beach, go for a walk through Saren Cliff Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Peguyangan Waterfall.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nusa Penida sightseeing tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Pemuteran to Nusa Penida takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Nusa Penida can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nusa Penida

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Nusa Penida Island ©
Nusa Penida Island
Kelingking Beach ©
Kelingking Beach
Atuh Beach ©
Atuh Beach

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