15 days in Bali Itinerary

15 days in Bali Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Indianapolis
Fly + Taxi:  28 h
1
Seminyak
— 1 night
Taxi + Ferry:  1 h
2
Nusa Lembongan
— 1 night
Ferry + Bus:  1 h 45 min
3
Kuta
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Amed
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Denpasar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Ubud
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
7
Tegalalang
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  32 h
End: Indianapolis

1
night
Seminyak

A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
On the 17th (Sun), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the masterpieces at Purpa Fine Art Gallery Seminyak, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seminyak Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Seminyak online route builder.

Indianapolis, USA to Seminyak is an approximately 28- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Indonesia Time, which is usually a 13 hour difference. When traveling from Indianapolis in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Seminyak: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Nusa Lembongan.

Things to do in Seminyak

Spas Parks Outdoors
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Spas
Seminyak Beach ©
Seminyak Beach
Purpa Fine Art Gallery Seminyak ©
Purpa Fine Art Gallery Seminyak

1
night
Nusa Lembongan

The island of Nusa Lembongan sits amidst swathes of calm, clear waters as well as some of the most notable surfing waves in the region.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Tears and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nusa Lembongan online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Seminyak to Nusa Lembongan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Nusa Lembongan are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kuta.

Things to do in Nusa Lembongan

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Devil's Tears ©
Devil's Tears

2
nights
Kuta

Kuta ©
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then cool off at Waterbom Bali. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Jimbaran Bay, get your game on at Karting Star Bali, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uluwatu Temple, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Zen Bali Arts Studio and Gallery.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kuta trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Nusa Lembongan to Kuta takes 2 hours. In May in Kuta, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Amed.

Things to do in Kuta

Theme Parks Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Jimbaran, Uluwatu Temple, Zen Bali Arts Studio and Gallery
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Waterbom Bali ©
Waterbom Bali
Uluwatu Temple ©
Uluwatu Temple
Jimbaran Bay ©
Jimbaran Bay

2
nights
Amed

A snaking coastline and quaint, sleepy fishing villages characterize Amed, a stretch of shorefront with seven villages in Bali's east.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Jemeluk Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Amed attractions website.

Traveling by car from Kuta to Amed takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Amed sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Denpasar.

Things to do in Amed

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Jemeluk Beach ©
Jemeluk Beach

2
nights
Denpasar

Denpasar ©
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
On the 22nd (Fri), stroll through Sindhu Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Pantai Sanur, then take in the exciting artwork at Ghostbird + Swoon, and finally stop by Barito Leather Goods. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pura Dalem Pengembak, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Denpasar online route maker.

Traveling by car from Amed to Denpasar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Denpasar are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Pantai Sanur ©
Pantai Sanur
Sindhu Beach ©
Sindhu Beach
Ghostbird + Swoon ©
Ghostbird + Swoon

2
nights
Ubud

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
On the 24th (Sun), look for gifts at Sisi Pengosekan, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, then take in the dramatic scenery at Tegenungan Waterfall, and finally go for a walk through Campuhan Ridge Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Elephant Cave, find something for the whole family at Bali Safari & Marine Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Giant Baby Statue.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ubud using our trip planner.

Drive from Denpasar to Ubud in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Ubud are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tegalalang.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Gianyar
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Campuhan Ridge Walk ©
Campuhan Ridge Walk
Elephant Cave ©
Elephant Cave

2
nights
Tegalalang

Tegalalang ©
The most famous Tegalalang tourist attractions are rice terraces, forming a landscape you'll be hard-pressed to find elsewhere in the world.
Take a break from Tegalalang with a short trip to Mt Batur in Kintamani, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Mason Elephant Park, experience rural life at Cantik Agriculture, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirta Empul Temple, and don't miss a visit to Tegalalang Rice Terrace.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tegalalang trip planner.

You can drive from Ubud to Tegalalang in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Tegalalang are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tegalalang

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cantik Agriculture, Besakih Temple, Mt Batur, Tirta Empul Temple
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Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Mason Elephant Park ©
Mason Elephant Park
Tegalalang Rice Terrace ©
Tegalalang Rice Terrace

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