27 days in Bali & Gili Islands Itinerary

27 days in Bali & Gili Islands Itinerary

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27 days in Bali & Gili Islands Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Kuta
— 11 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Gili Meno
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Tampaksiring
— 3 nights
Drive + Ferry:  1​h 45​min
4
Nusa Penida
— 5 nights
Ferry + Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Amed
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  25​h
End: Lisbon

11
nights
Kuta

Kuta ©
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Taman Ayun Temple and Museum PASIFIKA. Discover out-of-the-way places like Balangan Beach and Melasti Beach. Explore Kuta's surroundings by going to Pecatu (Bingin Beach & Suluban Beach), Ungasan (Blue Point Beach & Green Bowl Beach) and Tabanan (Jatiluwih Green Land & Soka Beach). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Segara Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bali Bird Park, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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Lisbon, Portugal to Kuta is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Lisbon to Kuta due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kuta, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gili Meno.

Things to do in Kuta

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Jimbaran, Ungasan, Nusa Dua, Ubud, Pecatu
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Blue Point Beach ©
Blue Point Beach
Melasti Beach ©
Melasti Beach
Green Bowl Beach ©
Green Bowl Beach

1
night
Gili Meno

Gili Meno ©
The smallest of the three islands near Lombok, Gili Meno affords a truly secluded feel, with its tiny population of 500 mainly concentrated in the center.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stroll through Gili Meno Turtle Sanctuary, then enjoy the sand and surf at Gili Meno Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Gili Meno trip itinerary builder app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kuta to Gili Meno. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Tampaksiring.

Things to do in Gili Meno

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Gili Meno Beach ©
Gili Meno Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Gili Meno Turtle Sanctuary ©
Gili Meno Turtle Sanctuary

3
nights
Tampaksiring

Tampaksiring ©
Situated about 18 km (11 mi) east of Ubud, Tampaksiring represents one of Bali's first pre-colonial kingdoms, and also houses one of the biggest and most important temples in the whole of Indonesia.
Get some cultural insight at Tirta Empul Temple and Mount Kawi. Step off the beaten path and head to Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple and Bali Pulina Coffee Plantation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampaksiring: Off-Road Tours (in Payangan) and Mt Batur (in Kintamani). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kebo Edan Temple and experience rural life at Cantik Agriculture.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tampaksiring trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gili Meno to Tampaksiring. September in Tampaksiring sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nusa Penida.

Things to do in Tampaksiring

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Gianyar, Kebo Edan Temple, Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple, Off-Road Tours, Mt Batur
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Mount Kawi ©
Mount Kawi
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple ©
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple

5
nights
Nusa Penida

Nusa Penida ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kelingking Beach and Angel's Billabong. Bring the kids along to Pasih Uug Beach and Suwehan Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nusa Penida tour planning website .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Tampaksiring to Nusa Penida takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Nusa Penida sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Amed.

Things to do in Nusa Penida

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kelingking Beach ©
Kelingking Beach
Pasih Uug Beach ©
Pasih Uug Beach
Giri Putri Cave ©
Giri Putri Cave

4
nights
Amed

A snaking coastline and quaint, sleepy fishing villages characterize Amed, a stretch of shorefront with seven villages in Bali's east.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Jemeluk Beach and White Sand Beach Yoga. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shark Diving and Taman Tirtagangga. Step out of Amed with an excursion to Lotus Lagoon in Candidasa--about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Amed Beach, steep yourself in history at USS Liberty Shipwreck, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Lempuyang Temple.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Amed vacation maker app .

Do a combination of ferry and car from Nusa Penida to Amed in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Amed

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

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