12 days in Bali Itinerary

12 days in Bali Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai
+3
Fly + Foot + Bus + Taxi:  14 h 15 min
1
Karangasem
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Ubud
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Denpasar
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Dubai

1
night
Karangasem

Karangasem ©
Karangasem remains best known for its mountainous landscape, isolated beaches, and small villages preserving age-old local traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Ujung Water Palace, tour the pleasant surroundings at USS Liberty Shipwreck, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Amed Art Gallery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jemeluk Beach, and then stop by Mendira House.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Karangasem trip itinerary maker.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Karangasem is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, ferry, and taxi. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central Indonesia Time (WITA), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in June, things will get slightly colder in Karangasem: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Karangasem

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Mendira House, USS Liberty Shipwreck
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USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ujung Water Palace ©
Ujung Water Palace

5
nights
Ubud

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tirta Empul Temple and Saraswati Temple. Get some cultural insight at Mount Kawi and Mason Elephant Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Ubud: Mt Batur (in Kintamani), Gallery Ada Garuda (in Tegalalang) and Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple (in Sebatu). There's still lots to do: stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, take in the exciting artwork at TAKSU Photo Gallery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Kuluk Gallery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ubud trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Karangasem to Ubud in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Ubud sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Denpasar.

Things to do in Ubud

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tegalalang, Tampaksiring, Mt Batur, Muji Family Painting Studio
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Mount Kawi ©
Mount Kawi
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple ©
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple

4
nights
Denpasar

Denpasar ©
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Nacivet Art Gallery and Reservoart. Get in touch with nature at Pantai Sanur and Balangan Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denpasar: Blue Point Beach (in Ungasan), Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban) and Nusa Surfshop (in Kuta). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uluwatu Temple, browse the exhibits of Nyaman Gallery, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Getting from Ubud to Denpasar by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. June in Denpasar sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Seminyak, Kuta, Blue Point Beach, Uluwatu Temple, Tanah Lot Temple
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Balangan Beach ©
Balangan Beach
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Blue Point Beach ©
Blue Point Beach

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