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Uluwatu Temple with its very unique location | credit: putubalitour
A beautiful temple in Ubud | Bali itinerary 6 days

Bali, the tiny island of Indonesia, is a tropical paradise with beautiful beaches, great diving spots, and luxury resorts, offering travelers a complete outdoor vacation. It’s no wonder Bali has become one of the world’s most popular destinations!

Broken Beach on Nusa Penida, Bali | Bali itinerary 6 days
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Magnificent Tanah Lot in the middle of the ocean | Bali itinerary 6 days
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Shop for traditional handicrafts and souvenirs at Ubud Art Market, open daily from 10 AM to 5 PM | Bali itinerary 6 days

What should I do in Bali? Come and discover the vibrant culture, and enjoy rich cuisine and hospitable locals on the island of smiles. Whether you are a first-time visitor or a regular one, Bali offers countless activities and experiences waiting for you. Start planning your personal 6 days 5 nights Bali travel itinerary!

Day 1: Arrive in Bali and take part in a Uluwatu sunset tour

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Stunning sunset at Uluwatu Temple | Bali itinerary 6 days


As soon as you arrive at the airport, you first need to book a convenient taxi ride from the airport to your hotel. Don’t forget to include basic details about transportation and shuttle services in your itinerary. Even just on the way to the hotel, you can feel the warm hospitality of the Balinese people.

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Once you arrive at the hotel, you should stay in and rest for a few hours to recharge for the next days of adventure. Once you’re fueled up, Uluwatu Temple, a Balinese temple dedicated to the sea god, is an ideal sightseeing spot with a breathtaking sunset view over the sea for you. In addition, you can also watch the spectacular Kecak fire dance performance inspired by one of the excerpts from the Ramayana.

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A performance take place at Uluwatu Temple at dusk | Bali itinerary 6 days


After watching the sunset, you can head to Jimbaran Beach for a wonderful seafood dinner perfect for couples and honeymooners looking forward to romantic moments.

Day 2: Visit Ubud, Kintamani, and Nusa Penida (#Bali itinerary 6 days)



Spend your second day filled with exciting sightseeing and outdoor activities in Ubud, the cultural capital of Bali. Here, you can admire Indonesia’s rare birds at the Bali Bird Park, home to bird species from all over the Indonesian archipelago. You might even meet one of the park’s most famous residents – the Komodo dragon. After up-close bird encounters, visit Pura Desa Batuan or learn more about Bali’s Hindu heritage at this ancient temple dating back thousands of years.

Admire stone carvings and sculptures at Pura Desa Batuan – one of the famous temples in Bali | credit: | Bali itinerary 6 days


End the tour with a visit to the beautiful Goa Gajah Temple complex. Explore intricate sculptures, reliefs, and some of Bali’s most beautiful vistas. Furthermore, hundreds of shops offer antiques, wood carvings, handicrafts, textiles, paintings, and jewelry here. You definitely don’t want to miss out on these great souvenirs.

Goa Gajah Temple aka Elephant Cave – a mysterious 9th century sanctuary | credit:

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Another option for Day 2 of the 6D5N trip to Bali is to join a bike riding tour to Mount Kintamani. Favored with peaceful scenes covered in lush green terraced fields, this location is the perfect choice for those looking for a distinctive experience. This tour allows you to take a break from Bali’s tropical landscape and explore the relatively unknown countryside.

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Hop on your bike and pedal side-by-side with your guide as he leads you down winding roads where you will come across local farms, dense forests, and coffee plantations. Remember to take photos to capture impressive images of the majestic volcanic slopes of Mount Batur and the deep blue water of Lake Batur.

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Riding a scooter is also a great option for those who are too lazy to pedal to explore the ancient town Ubud | Bali itinerary 6 days
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Finally, if you expect to experience more than just the Kintamani landscape or the Ubud animal world, join the one-day excursion to Nusa Penida! Nusa Penida is a breathtaking island off the coast of Bali, easily accessible with a quick boat ride. You can visit many beautiful beaches around the island, take amazing photos, and participate in exciting activities such as dolphin watching, Manta ray watching, scuba diving, and more.

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Day 3: Experience underwater and watch cultural shows in Bali

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After a day exploring the peaceful hills, head back to the tropics and enjoy fascinating water activities. A 6D5N trip to Bali wouldn’t be complete without trying some water sports such as river rafting, banana boating, scuba diving, surfing, snorkeling, and kayaking in the caves.

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Scuba diving in Bali

Most water activities take place at Tanjung Benoa Beach, 10 minutes from Nusa Dua Beach and about 30 minutes driving from Kuta Beach, Legian Beach, Seminyak Beach, Nusa Dua Beach, Tanjung Benoa Beach, and Jimbaran Beach.

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Alternatively, if you want a break from exploring the ocean, join white-water rafting at Ayung River – one of Bali’s top adventurous activities. Follow the instructions from professional instructors while admiring the stunning views along the river.

Water activities will typically end in the evening. So, if you want to experience something new, come watch the Devdan show to learn more about the vibrant and diverse Indonesian culture.

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This award-winning local show takes you on a visual journey through the archipelago, showcasing all the locals from different communities living in harmony. In your Bali itinerary, it’s always a great idea to include activities that help you get to know more about the island’s culture.

End the day by enjoying a delicious buffet that allows you convenient round-trip transportation from your hotel.

Day 4: Admire Jatiluwih rice terraces and Tanah Lot sunset

Famous Jatiluwih rice terraces in Bali

Day 4 will continue to be fabulous with a visit to the renowned Jatiluwih Rice Terraces – the largest rice terraces in the area. You can even take a short hike to the top of the rice terraces for panoramic views of Jatiluwih Village, or explore them by bike. In addition to rice fields, you can also visit a few beautiful temples nearby, such as Taman Ayun Temple and Batu Karu Temple, to take in the peace at these sacred spots.

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Taman Ayun Temple – Bali’s cultural gem | Bali itinerary 6 days

A place that is definitely a must-visit in your Bali itinerary is Tanah Lot, a great place to watch the breathtaking sunset. To avoid the huge crowds of tourists, find a table at a nearby cafe or beach bar and watch the sun disappear at the horizon.

Tanah Lot Temple viewed from the coast

Along the way, you can also visit Taman Ayun Temple (also known as the Garden Temple) and stop at Alas Kedaton, Bali’s reserved monkey forest.

Day 5: Shopping and spa in Bali

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Bali is full of exciting tourist activities, so after all the hype, you should take time to shop and relax! Your trip wouldn’t be complete without shopping, and Bali has enough places to satisfy shopping enthusiasts. Wandering through the local markets, you will understand why Bali is a shopping paradise.

Wooden masks at Ubud Art Market

From designer clothes to traditional crafts and premium Balinese Kopi Luwak coffee, there’s something for everyone to shop for. The price is reasonable and won’t cost you too much.

There are plenty of street markets, malls, food courts, and more where you can shop ’til you drop’. Ubud Market, Mal Bali Galleria, Discovery Shopping Mall, and Sukawati Market are some of Bali’s busiest shopping destinations.

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Don’t worry if shopping makes you tired. Why not relax with a luxurious spa treatment? The island is famous for its luxurious spas, world-class relaxation techniques, and ancient treatments. You can stop by Lluvia Spa in Seminyak to unwind after a long day of walking and participating in energy-consuming activities.

Enjoy a spa session at Chapung Wellness Spa

Stopping by a spa for some calm moments is a great way to end your trip. Relieve stress in the body and mind, helping you fill up your energy bar for the return journey.

Day 6: Relax and return home

Depart from Ngurah Rai International Airport and head home with great memories | credit:

When your trip comes to an end, pack your bags and relax for the journey back home. You can use the private shuttle service again to get safely to the airport.

After your 6D5N experience in Bali, you will undoubtedly feel recharged and satisfied when looking back on your trip. This itinerary allows you to explore the tropical paradise of Bali to the fullest. You will find that there are always tons of exciting activities waiting for you in Bali, Indonesia! If going to Bali for 6 days and 5 nights is not enough, a week is the ideal time for you to explore this beautiful island and experience many other wonderful things.

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