22 days in Bali & Thailand Itinerary

22 days in Bali & Thailand Itinerary

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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Drive to Sanur, Ferry to Nusa Penida
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Nusa Penida, Indonesia
— 1 night
Ferry to Sanur, Drive to Pemuteran
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Pemuteran, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Amed, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tegalalang, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bophut
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Bophut, Thailand
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Suvarnabhumi
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Denpasar, Indonesia

— 3 nights
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tanah Lot Temple and Puja Mandala. Take a break from the city and head to Blue Point Beach and Silver Surf Bali. Change things up with these side-trips from Denpasar: Taman Ayun Temple (in Mengwi), Melasti Beach (in Ungasan) and Sangeh Monkey Forest (in Sangeh). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uluwatu Temple, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, see Off-Road Tours, and see the interesting displays at Le Mayeur Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Denpasar route builder tool.

London, UK to Denpasar is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Indonesia Time (WITA), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from London in June, expect nights in Denpasar to be much hotter, around 29°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nusa Penida.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Nusa Penida, Indonesia

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pura Paluang, then kick back and relax at Kelingking Beach, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Pasih Uug Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nusa Penida trip planner.

Getting from Denpasar to Nusa Penida by combination of car and ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Pemuteran.

Things to do in Nusa Penida

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Pemuteran, Indonesia

— 2 nights

Island of Peace

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get outside with Wonderful Menjangan, see the vivid underwater world at Menjangan Island, and then take in the awesome beauty at Trekking Table Stone Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Batu Kursi Temple and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pemuteran sightseeing planning site.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Nusa Penida to Pemuteran in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Amed.

Things to do in Pemuteran

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Amed, Indonesia

— 2 nights
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 14th (Mon): see the vivid underwater world at Suci Place, then explore the gorgeous colors at USS Liberty Shipwreck, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Jemeluk Beach, then admire the natural beauty at Taman Tirtagangga, and then steep yourself in history at Ujung Water Palace.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Amed vacation planner.

Getting from Pemuteran to Amed by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tegalalang.

Things to do in Amed

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tegalalang, Indonesia

— 3 nights
The most famous Tegalalang tourist attractions are rice terraces, forming a landscape you'll be hard-pressed to find elsewhere in the world.
Popular historic sites such as Tirta Empul Temple and Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple are in your itinerary. Visiting Mt Batur and Mason Elephant Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Ulun Danu Beratan Temple in Tabanan (about 58 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mount Kawi.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tegalalang trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Amed to Tegalalang takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Tegalalang can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Tegalalang

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Bophut, Thailand

— 3 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wat Plai Laem and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get in touch with nature at Off-Road Tours and Chaweng Beach. There's lots more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Choeng Mon Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Samui Elephant Sanctuary.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bophut online itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Tegalalang to Bophut in 10.5 hours. Traveling from Tegalalang to Bophut, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Bophut are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

— 2 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine, and then look for gifts at Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phu Khao Noi, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bottle Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, and finally explore the striking landscape of Thansadej Koh Phangan National Park.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ko Pha Ngan road trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Bangkok, Thailand

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wat Maha That and Wat Phra Sri Sanphet. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Grand Palace and Historic City of Ayutthaya. Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Borom Puttharam & Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration)). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, see the interesting displays at Jim Thompson House, and pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok planning website.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June, daytime highs in Bangkok are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Bali travel guide

4.1
World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.

Thailand travel guide

3.9
Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.