Bali Travel and Backpacking Guide
View our comprehensive Bali travel and backpacking guide with tips, ideas for the best things to see and do and information about itineraries, costs, how to save money, and more!
Activities in Bali
Travel to Bali
Our Bali destination guide aims to give you all the information you need to have an amazing experience in this amazing country. Find affordable travel and backpacking ideas with advice for amazing things to do and how you can be more than just your average traveller. You can also get recommendations for budget travel tips, advice on places to stay and how visit Bali on a budget.
Top Reasons to Visit Bali
- Bali is a beautiful island and there are options for all budgets
- You will get to see spectacular white sandy beaches
- Explore the countryside for lush forests, scenic rice paddies and ancient temples
- Incredible places to stay
- Tasty local food
- Bali is very safe
Getting to Bali
Bali is a long way from most countries but you can get some great deals on flights throughout the year. On Skyscanner you can compare flights from different airlines to find the lowest prices. There is also a search function to compare prices across a whole month to find the cheapest time to book.
Festivals & Events in Bali
Here are some celebrations you should try to see:
- Bali Arts Festival Denpasar (June-July)
- Bali Kite Festival Sanur (June-August)
- Nyepi Eve Island-wide (around March)
- Galungan and Kuningan Island-wide (varies, following local calendar)
- Nusa Dua Fiesta Nusa Dua (October or November)
- Sanur Village Festival Sanur (August)
- Bali Spirit Festival Ubud (March)
- Perang Pandan East Bali (June-July, following local calendar)
- Lively Legian Beach Festival Legian (August)
- Ultra Beach Bali Seminyak (September)
There are lots of options when it comes to places to stay including hotels, hostels, villas, apartments and AirBnB. If you are looking for somewhere cheap to stay, use Booking.com to search for budget accommodation and book well in advance to get the best prices.
Bali Travel Ideas & Inspiration
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