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5 Top Bali Itineraries for 10 Days 2024

By RitaUpdated Feb. 3, 2024

With 10 days in Bali, you can leisurely explore the best of it whether you're looking for quality family time or a romantic escape.

Your Bali trip is incomplete without delving into the cultural heart of Ubud, relaxing on pristine beaches, and taking an island-hopping tour.

We've crafted five enticing itineraries for you, each tailored to specific interests. These itineraries are fully customizable to suit your preferences and the duration of your stay.

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Itinerary 1: 10-Day Memorable Bali Tour for Couples

This 10-day couple tour perfectly creates romantic moments from incredible beaches to exotic cultural interactions. You will have private intimate hours in stylish, adult-only hotels as well.

Brief itinerary:

  • 5 nights in Ubud (temples, rice terraces, and cultural experiences)
  • 4 nights in Seminyak for bustling nightlife or Uluwatu for a more serene vibe (beaches, water sports, and a day island hopping)

You can check more details below.

Day 1 Landing Bali and Check in Ubud

Upon arrival in Bali, you will head to Ubud, the cultural hub in Bali. Your private guide and driver will escort you to your jungle hotel with the infinity pool.

Day 2 Swing Heaven and Monkey Forest

Bali swing

This morning, experience thrilling adventures at Bali Swing, a theme park featuring rope swings and nests over the jungle. Navigate maze-like paths, soar through the sky on swings, and capture Instagram-perfect photos.

Next, encounter wild monkeys at the Monkey Forest Sanctuary and enjoy a scenic walk to Tegenungan Waterfall. For an extra refreshing touch, take a dip in the waterfall's invigorating waters.

Day 3 Kintamani Trekking and Barong Dance

overlook the Mount Batur

If you're an outdoor enthusiast, you'll love today's hiking activities.

In the morning, drive to Kintamani Highland, hike to the top for an overlook of the volcanic Mt. Batur, and then take a break with a Balinese Barong Dance performance.

Then continue your journey to the centuries-old wonders of Elephant Cave. Cap off your day with the stunning Tegalalang Rice Terraces. Walk hand-in-hand amidst the emerald rice terraces and snap photos of the postcard-like scenery.

Day 4 White River Rafting and Royal Spa

Rafting on Ayun River

Get ready for a wet and adventurous morning with Bali's most extensive white-water rafting escapade.

Then soak in a riverside flower footbath and unwind on a private full-body massage with your partner in the afternoon. You'll be treated with delectable sweets and teas.

Day 5 Visit Manggis Organic Farm and Cooking Class

Bali farm

Today, you will gain an insight into local life through a culinary tour. Drive to the Manggis Organic Farm, which is operated by the Manggis women's farmer group.

Pick up vegetables and herbs, cook your Balinese dishes, and taste your dishes together with your loved one.

Day 6 Transfer from Ubud to Seminyak

The vibrant nightlife in Seminyak

Enjoy a free morning in Ubud. You can create your handmade souvenirs together in the Ubud Market, admire masterpieces in celebrated art galleries, or cycle through the rice paddies.

In the late afternoon, transfer to Seminyak for the nightlife or fine dining at the beach clubs.

Day 7 Nusa Penida Adventure Cruise

Hike in Nusa Penida

In the morning, hop on a 45-minute cruise to the less-crowded Nusa Penida. You will explore the must-sees, including Kelingking Beach, Broken Beach, and Angel's Billabong.

Before returning to Bali, relax on the sandy beach with snacks and cold drinks, or snorkel to see the coral reef and fish.

Day 8 Private Sunset Cruise from Jimbaran to Uluwatu

Sunset at Jimbaran Bay

Take it easy in the morning at your hotel and on the beach—it's your time to unwind. In the afternoon, get ready for a special treat: a 2-hour private sunset cruise from Jimbaran Bay to Uluwatu Temple.

Engage in a traditional Balinese blessing ceremony of releasing a floating Canang Sari (a colorfully laden bamboo-leaf offering).

Day 9 Seminyak Free Day

Go shopping for souvenirs, relax on the beach or poolside, or indulge in a spa treatment.

Day 10 Farewell to Bali

Head to Denpasar Airport for your journey back home or to embark on your next exciting adventure.

If you prefer a secluded beach vacation, Uluwatu is highly suggested for its breathtaking cliffside sea views and perfect surfing conditions. Contact us to personalize your itinerary with additional surprises and exclusive activities for your partner.

Itinerary 2: 10-Day Family Fun Trip to Bali

This itinerary is tailor-made for families to spend some quality parent-child bonding time in Bali.

Similar to Itinerary 1, your family will spend 5 nights exploring the best of Ubud and then enjoy 4 nights chilling on the beaches. But we've added more cool family-oriented activities. Read further for details:

  • Day 1 Landing Bali and Check in Ubud
  • Day 2 Ubud temple tour with Ubud Monkey Forest, Taman Ayun Temple and Tanah Lot Sunset
  • Day 3 Exploration of local life in Ubud: two-hour cycling adventure, organic farm visit, crafting plates, and a feast with a Balinese family
  • Day 4 Ubud adventure tour with Swing Heaven and canyon tubing
  • Day 5 Free days in Ubud
  • Day 6 Ubud to Nusa Dua: chocolate-making class in Ubud, Uluwatu Temple and sunset over Jimbaran Bay.
  • Day 7 An island hopping tour to Nusa Lembongan with water sports activities
  • Day 8 Nusa Dua: a water park tour to Waterbom Bali
  • Day 9 Nusa Dua Free Day
  • Day 10 Farewell to Bali

To enhance your family interactions in Ubud, take a family photo with a stunning sunset over the scenic offshore temple, Tanah Lot Temple. To get lost in the rural scenery, take a two-hour cycling tour through rice paddies, pick up vegetables from an organic farm and chat with local family alongside a Balinese feast. A chocolate-making class and plate-crafting experience would keep your kids more excited. For a thrilling feel, go for a canyon tubing.

When it's beach time in Nusa Dua, you're in for a treat with its family-friendly resorts. Hop on a cruise to Nusa Lembongan with rich water sports and release your kids' energy at a water theme park.

Itinerary 3: 10-Day Highlights of Bali and Java

If you would like to add a more cultural touch to your Bali tour, extend your trip to the nearby island, Java. It is renowned for offering some of the finest cultural experiences in Indonesia.

You can check the following brief itinerary: 3 nights in Yogyakarta, 3 nights in Ubud and 3 nights in Uluwatu.

  • Day 1 Arrival in Yogyakarta with a private airport transfer
  • Day 2 Yogyakarta City Tour with a visit to the Sultan's Palace and the Water Castle
  • Day 3 Borobudur Sunrise & Candirejo Village
  • Day 4 Fly from Yogyakarta to Bali, and transfer to Ubud.
  • Day 5 A half-day city art tour to the Museum of Modern Balinese Arts and Ubud Market, and a private spa with loyal high tea in the afternoon
  • Day 6 Ubud exploration with an adventurous ATV ride
  • Day 7 Morning Yoga experience in a jungle retreat, and then transfer from Ubud to Uluwatu.
  • Day 8 An island hopping tour to Nusa Lembongan with water sports activities
  • Day 9 Free time in Uluwatu
  • Day 10: Depart from Bali for your next destination

To explore Java, don't miss Yogyakarta, a city known for its traditional arts and cultural heritage. Beyond the Palaces and Castle, you will chase the sunrise at Borobudur, the world's largest Buddhist temple. Cycling around the village of Candirejo can get you close up to local life.

In Ubud, you'll immerse yourself in the art museums and galleries, relish yourself in a private spa & morning yoga, and traverse through the countryside on a quad bike adventure.

Wrap up your journey with tranquility in Uluwatu. Embark on a cruise to Nusa Lembongan, take a leisurely stroll through the Uluwatu Temple, and luxuriate in the infinity pool perched by the cliffside, offering unparalleled ocean views during the sunset.

Itinerary 4: 10-Day Exploration of Singapore and Bali

If you prefer exploring the vibrant cultures of Asia before your beach escape—add Singapore to your itinerary. It's a gateway to diverse experiences with excellent international flight options.

Check more details in the following itinerary: 2 nights in Singapore, 3 nights in Ubud, 1 night in Nusa Penida and 3 nights in Sanur.

  • Day 1 Arrival in Singapore
  • Day 2 A heritage tour to Chinatown, Kampong Glam and Little India, and a hawker food tour with wine.
  • Day 3 Fly to Bali, transfer to Ubud and refresh yourself in a private spa.
  • Day 4 Countryside exploration: two-hour cycling adventure, organic farm visit, crafting plates, and a feast with a Balinese family.
  • Day 5 Trip to Kintamani Highlands with Barong Dance performance, Elephant Cave and Tegalalang Rice Terraces.
  • Day 6: Free morning to explore the market or relaxation in your hotel, transfer to the iconic Tanah Lot for sunset views and check in Sanur.
  • Day 7 Take a 45-minute shared cruise to Nusa Penida, discover Mertasari Beach and Kelingking Beach, and stay overnight in Nusa Penida.
  • Day 8 Nusa Penida tour to Broken Beach and Crystal Bay, return to Sanur in the afternoon.
  • Day 9 Free day for self-exploration
  • Day 10: Departure from Bali
Singapore and bali map

Begin your trip from Singapore, appreciate the futuristic skylines and soak in colorful cultures, particularly the hawker culture during a foodie adventure.

Next, embark on your Bali journey. You will have a classic tour in Ubud with temples, outdoor adventures to rice terraces & volcanic mountains, and interactions with locals in the countryside. Uncover hidden gems in Nusa Penida with an overnight stay for a truly immersive experience.

Insider tips: Plan to stay overnight near the port as ferry boats to Nusa Penida depart before 9 am, ensuring a more comfortable and relaxed start.

Itinerary 5: 10-Day Island Relaxation of Bali and Gili Islands

If you're seeking some off-the-beaten experience, look no further than this tour. Beyond the iconic experiences in Bali, it introduces you to the isolated island life of Gili Air, inviting you to indulge in water activities amidst the turquoise waters.

Here is an outlined itinerary for your inspiration: 4 nights in Ubud, 3 nights in Gili Air and 2 nights in Uluwatu.

  • Day 1 Arrival in Bali, transfer to Ubud
  • Day 2 Ubud Volkswagen safari tour to Gunung Kawi Sebatu, Tegalalang Rice Terrace and the village of Tohpati
  • Day 3 White water rafting tour and Swing Heaven
  • Day 4 Free day in Ubud (yoga, cooking class or market visit)
  • Day 5 Transfer to Sanur and take a ferry to the Gili Air
  • Day 6: Snorkeling trip around the Gili Islands
  • Day 7 Free Day on Gili Air
  • Day 8 Ferry to Bali, and explore Uluwatu
  • Day 9 Surfing class, Uluwatu Temple and a sunset cruise with dinner on Jimbaran Bay
  • Day 10: Leave from Bali and fly to your next destination.

Kick off your journey in Ubud with top highlights including a special Volkswagen safari tour to temples, rice terraces and the local village.

Following that, take an hour ferry boat to the car-free Gili Air. Take a snorkeling tour around the Gili Islands. You can see the bright coral reefs in Gili Air and snorkel with turtles in Gili Trawangan. During your leisure day, bike along the coastline for uninterrupted views and unwind with a cold drink at a beach bar.

The final part of your trip would be Ulwatu. You will go for an exciting surfing class, discover Uluwatu Temple and chase the best sunset on a cruise trip in Jimbaran.

Costs for a 10-Day Trip to Bali

Bali caters to various budgets, ranging from economical to luxury. If you're looking for worry-free travel with your partner or family, you can expect to pay a daily cost from 250 per person on a private basis, offering 30–50% off for kids under 10.

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