17 days in Indonesia Itinerary

17 days in Indonesia Itinerary

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Kuta, Bali
— 3 nights
Bus to Sanur, Ferry to Nusa Lembongan
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Nusa Lembongan
— 3 nights
Ferry to Sanur, Taxi to Pemuteran
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Pemuteran, Bali
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tulamben, Bali
— 2 nights
Taxi to Amed, Ferry to Gili Trawangan
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Gili Trawangan
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Gili Meno
— 1 night
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Kuta, Bali

— 3 nights
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Waterbom Bali and Pantai Sanur. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Balangan Beach and Jimbaran Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary (in Ubud) and Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Kuta Beach - Bali, stop by Kuta Square, and take in the pleasant sights at Waterblow.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuta attractions planner.

Manama, Bahrain to Kuta is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Central Indonesia Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. While traveling from Manama, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Kuta, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Nusa Lembongan.

Things to do in Kuta

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nusa Lembongan

— 3 nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Devil's Tears and Yellow Bridge will thrill your kids. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Mushroom Beach. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take a peaceful walk through Mangrove Forest Nusa Lembongan, and stroll through Selambung Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nusa Lembongan, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Kuta to Nusa Lembongan takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pemuteran.

Things to do in Nusa Lembongan

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Pemuteran, Bali

— 3 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.
Kids will enjoy Scuba & Snorkeling and Lovina Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Menjangan Island and Biorock Pemuteran bali. Spend the 16th (Thu) exploring nature at West Bali National Park Forest.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pemuteran trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Nusa Lembongan to Pemuteran in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Tulamben.

Things to do in Pemuteran

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tulamben, Bali

— 2 nights
The small, otherwise unassuming fishing village of Tulamben draws scores of tourists every year as the site of a sunken U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Jemeluk Beach and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Amed Beach, explore the gorgeous colors at USS Liberty Shipwreck, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Suci Place.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tulamben vacation builder site.

Getting from Pemuteran to Tulamben by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August in Tulamben, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gili Trawangan.

Things to do in Tulamben

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Gili Trawangan

— 2 nights
An island holiday in Gili Trawangan offers access to the largest of the three Gili Islands located off the main coast of Lombok.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): look for gifts at Casa Vintage Store, then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and then have some family-friendly fun at Gili Golf & Bar. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Agung Baiturrahman, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gili Trawangan Turtle Hatchery, and then get outside with Paddle Gili.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gili Trawangan trip itinerary maker tool.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Tulamben to Gili Trawangan in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Gili Meno.

Things to do in Gili Trawangan

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Gili Meno

— 1 night
The smallest of the three islands near Lombok, Gili Meno affords a truly secluded feel, with its tiny population of 500 mainly concentrated in the center.
On the 21st (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gili Meno Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Gili Meno trip itinerary planning site.

Ride a ferry from Gili Trawangan to Gili Meno in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Gili Meno are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gili Meno

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Indonesia travel guide

4.2
Spas · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Emerald of the Equator
Boasting over 18,000 islands, Indonesia represents the world's largest archipelago, serving as home to about 250 million people. A kaleidoscope of cultures, the country encompasses some 300 ethnic groups and nearly 750 different languages and dialects--an astounding cultural diversity that makes an Indonesia holiday especially rewarding. Begin your Indonesia tour by discovering the country's big cities, huge melting pots bursting with energy and soaked in centuries of dramatic history. From there, head farther afield: the nation's varied landscapes of volcanoes, white-sand beaches, and sprawling tropical forests draw adrenaline junkies seeking an exotic land offering perhaps the world's last truly great outdoor adventures.