Bali, the enchanting Isle of the Gods, is a paradise for travelers of all kinds. It has stunning beaches, lush rainforests, ancient temples, and vibrant culture. This place has something to offer everyone. And with 30 days to explore, you’ll have plenty of time to experience it all. So you have to know the best places you must visit in Bali Now!
Imagine spending your days swimming in the crystal-clear waters of Nusa Dua, surfing the world-famous waves of Kuta, or hiking through the verdant rice terraces of Ubud. Visit the ancient temples of Tirta Empul and Besakih or explore the bustling markets of Denpasar and Kuta.
Immerse yourself in the Balinese culture through traditional dance performances, cooking classes, and yoga sessions. And, of course, no trip to Bali would be complete without savoring its delicious cuisine, from fresh seafood to satay to nasi goreng. So here’s a suggested itinerary that will give you a taste of all that Bali has to offer:
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Day 1 – 5: Southern Bali
The best place in southern Bali that you can visit is Uluwatu. You will be smitten with this area because of its enchanting sunsets, laid-back surfing vibes, and beautiful beaches.
You can do many things in Uluwatu, such as swimming on Bingin Beach, Melasti Beach, or Thomas Beach. It is also possible for you to enjoy the view of Balangan Beach. If you seek the beauty of sunset, visiting the Uluwatu Temple is the best option. In this temple, you can also watch the magical Kecak Dance show.
Uluwatu is also the best spot for you, the thrill seekers, hit the wave by surfing. Don’t worry about eating because Uluwatu has a lot of cafes, such as The Loft Uluwatu, Land’s End Cafe, and many more.
Day 6 – 10: Central Bali
Bali is not just about magnificent beaches; it has beautiful rice terraces and waterfalls to chase. If you are looking for a place that offers relaxing vibes to have quality time or do some yoga, then Ubud is the place you must visit.
As one of many tourists’ favorite places in central Bali, Ubud offers many activities you can do. If you want to see the sunrise, you can stroll on Campuhan Ridge Walk for free. Do you opt for another spot for the morning? You can visit the rice terraces in Tegallalang.
Then, if you drive about 30-45 minutes from Ubud, you may visit beautiful waterfalls, such as Kanto Lampo Waterfall, Tibumana Waterfall, Tukad Cepung Waterfall, and Dusun Kuning Waterfall.
Day 11 – 15: Northern Bali
Heading to northern Bali, Munduk is the place that you shouldn’t miss. Like Ubud, Munduk also has a lot of beautiful waterfalls like Leke Leke and Nung Nung waterfalls.
You better visit Munduk before 8 a.m. to avoid crowds and take pictures at the Handara Gate. Making memories in this place will feel magical because of its morning mist.
Your holiday in Bali won’t be completed without visiting the “Pura Ulun Danu Bratan” water temple. Also, add the view of Wanagiri Hill to your bucket list and explore other infamous waterfalls you might find in Munduk.
Day 16 – 20: Western Bali
Talking about the western part of Bali, the most recommended area you can visit is Canggu. It is the perfect place for people looking for fantastic cafes and fancy boutiques to work from Bali. There are numerous delicious foods to try, especially vegan ones. Canggu is also the best place for you to watch the sunset.
You can do many things in Canggu, but the most popular is visiting beach clubs offering beautiful sunset spots. If you opt for another activity, you can take a surfing or yoga class in Canggu.
Are you looking for the best place for shopping? Then, make time to visit Love Anchor Sunday market. Don’t forget to taste the tasty Almond Milk Cappuccino at the BGS, Canggu.
Day 21 – 25: Eastern Bali
In the middle of your 30 days in Bali, you should visit a more quiet place that is not very touristy. Then, the answer is you have to come to the eastern part of Bali. To have a relaxing holiday, you can stay at a beautiful bamboo house, enjoy the rice fields, and see the best view of the volcano.
The best spot for your relaxing holiday is the Viewpoint Bukit Cinta, with the best view of Mount Agung. Then, to complete your calming holiday, don’t forget to enjoy the beautiful Ujung Water Palace. Your visit to eastern Bali will be very unforgettable!
Day 26 – 30: Gili Island
Last but not least, make sure to visit Gili Island before saying goodbye to Bali. Although this island is part of Lombok, you can easily access this paradise from Bali. Gili Island is the perfect getaway to enjoy the beautiful beach and snorkeling. In the local language, Sasak, Gili means “small island,” so you will see many small islands around Lombok. However, Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air are the most popular.
If you want to have festive parties, you may visit Gili Trawangan. Then, if you’re looking for the best spot for snorkeling and honeymoon, just sail to Gili Meno. However, Gili Air is perfect if you love a place with great vibes and many cute cafes!
Bali is a magical island that casts a spell on all who visit its shores. With its stunning scenery, ancient temples, vibrant culture, and delicious cuisine, Bali has something to offer everyone. If you’re lucky enough to have 30 days to spend in Bali, you’ll have plenty of time to experience all this enchanting island offers. From the bustling beaches of Kuta to the lush rice terraces of Ubud to the secluded beaches of Nusa Dua, Bali has something for everyone.
So what are you waiting for? Start planning your 30-day Bali itinerary today, and prepare to be mesmerized by the magic of this island paradise.