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Backpacking Bali

Travel the best of Bali and meet new friends! Check out everything included in the 18-day tour package below.

  • 23 Meals (Vegetarian Options)
  • All Trips and Excursions
  • All Accommodation
  • Airport Pick Up & Drop Off
  • All In-Country Transport
  • Free Bali T-Shirt
  • Private Facebook Group
  • Full Tour Photo Album
  • No Hidden Charges
  • International Flights
  • Travel Insurance

They take you to all the BEST places in Bali. Best food & best accommodation. I would do this again and again. 1000/10 this company’s amazing. I was nervous at first but it turned out to be the best thing I’ve ever done.

Mikayala Bell, Facebook 8/2/19

Backpacking Bali

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Absolutely epic! Cliff temples in Uluwatu, sunset at Tanah Lot, SUP in Nusa Lembongan, so many waterfalls, snorkel with sea turtles, Gili T beaches and more.

  • Length 18 Days
  • Avg. Age 20-45
  • No. Of Activities 32
  • No. Of Meals 23
  • Avg. Group Size 5-15
  • Operator Backpacking Tours
  • Starting Point Kuta
  • Ending Point Kuta

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Tour Dates

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Bali Beginnings

Time to begin your Bali tour! Settle in at the hotel, meet your tour guide, and get to know your travel mates before a complimentary welcome dinner that samples Bali's most delicious dishes. Then, a night out in the beach town of Kuta.

  • Meals Included Dinner
  • Room Type Hotel
  • Activities Included Airport Transfer, Balinese Feast
Day 2

Cliffside Temples Of Uluwatu

Soak in the sights of Bali’s 1000 year-old, cliffside temple - Uluwatu! We make the most of the morning exploring before heading for a language lesson to set you up for the trip. Then some quality beach time on one of Bali's most scenic beaches. Sunset beer me, please!

  • Meals Included Breakfast
  • Room Type Hotel
  • Activities Included Uluwatu Temple, Balinese 1 hour Massage, Language Lesson, Beach
Day 3

Surf's Up & Tanah Lot Temple

Bali is a world-renowned paradise for surfers. The sandy bottoms and slow-moving surf of Kuta make it the ideal place for your surfing lesson. Then, to Tanah Lot Temple for sunset. This is one of Bali's famous Seven Sea Hindu Temples - with all seven constructed within eyesight to the next to form a chain that is believed to protect the coast from invaders. Then to Canggu - one of Bali's most laid-back beach towns.

  • Meals Included Breakfast
  • Room Type Hotel
  • Activities Included Surfing Lesson, Tanah Temple
Day 4

Chill Time In Canggu

Off to the beach with your new travel mates! Or maybe the rooftop pool at the hotel. Get up early for some yoga or make the most of being in one of Bali's surfing hotspots. Canggu is Bali's most chilled-out beach town and the ideal place to make this day as active or lazy as you'd like.

  • Meals Included Breakfast
  • Room Type Hotel
Day 5

Dream Beach In Nusa Lembongan

We head to catch the ferry and begin two days of teal-green water and white sand at our favourite hillside hideout in Nusa Lembongan. Here, you'll spend your days settling into the Bali lifestyle. Dream Beach? Every bit as stunning as it sounds and just one of dozens of beaches to explore. Then off to Devil's Tear for yet another epic Bali sunset!

  • Meals Included Breakfast
  • Room Type Hostel
  • Activities Included Dream Beach, Devil's Tear
Day 6

Mangrove SUP Adventure

After breakfast, we head to the sprawling mangroves of Nusa Lembongan. That's where you begin your standup paddleboard (SUP) tour through this ecological wonder. Tropical setting, new mates, stunning scenery, and one incredibly unique way to spend the morning. Then back to the hotel where you take the reigns of your day.

  • Meals Included Breakfast
  • Room Type Hostel
  • Activities Included Mangrove SUP
Day 7

Ubud's Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

Ubud is the epicenter of Balinese culture where hundreds of Hindu temples intertwine with top-notch restaurants, sprawling markets, dozens of yoga studios, and unrivaled natural beauty. After catching the ferry from Nusa, we head to backpacker hotspot and spend the afternoon with a venture through the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. Hundreds of monkeys make for quite a scene and after were off to Ubud's charming artisan market.

  • Meals Included Breakfast
  • Room Type Hotel
  • Activities Included Monkey Forest
Day 8

Balinese Cooking Class

Time to get to know the locals. This starts with a local family who invites us into their home for a traditional Balinese cooking class. Before the class begins is the blessing ceremony - a truly unique experience!

  • Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch
  • Room Type Hotel
  • Activities Included Cooking Lesson, Local Market
Day 9

Waterfalls, School & Elephant Cave

Today is about exploring Ubud's scenery, people, and ancient history. After breakfast, we volunteer time at a local school to play games, help with English-speaking lessons, and experience day-to-day life for this curious group of smiley students. Then we head to Air Tegungan Waterfalls to swim and explore this jaw-dropping spectacle. Finish with a visit to the 9th-century temple of Goa Gajah - also known as Elephant Cave. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was not fully unearthed until the 1950s.

  • Meals Included Breakfast
  • Room Type Hotel
  • Activities Included Air Tegungan Waterfalls, Local School, UNESCO Goa Gajah
Day 10

River Rafting & Kecak Fire Dance

This Bali trip has it all! This is an all-new addition to the tour and is just the right amount of adventure for first-time river rafters. This is a casual two-hour raft along the river through the dense jungle surrounding this entire stunning area. Then, back for some poolside relaxation at our hotel before heading to a local temple to watch a traditional Kecak Fire Dance. Ubud is pure magic and you are seeing the best this jungle paradise has to offer.

  • Meals Included Breakfast
  • Room Type Hotel
  • Activities Included River Rafting, Kecak Fire Dance Show
Day 11

Goin' To Gili T(rawangan)

No trip to Bali is complete without a visit to the island paradise of Gili Trawangan! When you think of Bali with the perfect beaches, picturesque sea swings at sunset, teal waters, and buzzing nightlife, Gili T is likely the place you have in mind. Settle in and relax. This is where you will home for the next unforgettable four nights.

  • Meals Included Breakfast
  • Room Type Hotel
  • Activities Included Gili Trawangan Island
Day 12

Snorkeling With Sea Turtles

The time has come to check "swim with sea turtles" off your bucket list! We make a day of it with a full-on island-hopping adventure. Sea turtles are the highlight, of course, but you will also get a day of swimming, sun, and fun - including a lunchtime feast aboard our private boat. Bali days are the best days, indeed!

  • Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch
  • Room Type Hotel
  • Activities Included Island Hopping, Snorkelling with Sea Turtles
Day 13

Gili T Beach Day & Bike Ride

Nothing beats beach days in Bali! Catch some sun, rent a paddleboard, jungle trek, hop on the bike, sample the local seafood, and enjoy one of Bali's most laidback settings. This is a backpacker hotspot with no shortage of ways to spend a day. Beachside beers or beverages suggested but not mandatory. And the hotel pool is also a top option!

  • Meals Included Breakfast
  • Room Type Hotel
  • Activities Included Bike Ride around Gili T
Day 14

Good Times In Gili Trawangan

Your last day in Gili T is yours to spend as you please! There are many options... we suggest, you decide. The best spot to be is on the beach or in the sea soaking in the picture-perfect place you've called home over the last four days. Scratch that. There is no bad way to spend this day but that's a good place to start.

  • Meals Included Breakfast
  • Room Type Hotel
Day 15

Tegagalang Rice Terrace & Holy Springs

All those photos of those stunning rice fields in Bali? This is the place! After departing Gili, we jump in the private vans to head off the beaten track to our mountainside retreat. On the way, we stop at the rolling rice fields of Tegagalang Rice Terrace. Then to one of the most iconic temples in all of Bali to take a sin-cleansing dip in the holy springs of Pura Tirta Empul and the sacred water that bubbles up from below.

  • Meals Included Breakfast
  • Room Type Hotel
  • Activities Included Tegagalang Rice Terrace, Pura Tirta Empul
Day 16

Stunning Sekumpul Waterfall

Hidden away in the jungle is the jaw-dropping Sekumpul Waterfalls! Widely regarded as "the most beautiful waterfall in Bali", we spend the morning trekking, swimming, and exploring the basin of several rivers that feed the waterfalls streaming down from above - one waterfall from up to 80 metres high. Then, off to our mountainside camping spot for a campfire, BBQ, and ultra-unique camping experience.

  • Meals Included Breakfast, Dinner
  • Room Type VIP Camping
  • Activities Included Swim at Sekumpul Waterfalls, Camp BBQ
Day 17

Ulun Danu Temple On Lake Beratan

Start the morning exploring one of the holiest temples in Bali! Then off to Seminyak for a final beach and pool day. Finish with sunset on the beach and farewell feast. Seminyak is a lazy, little beach town with all the ingredients for a successful chill day. Wrap things up with a picture-perfect sunset (and cocktails) on the beautiful beach followed by a complimentary Balinese feast for the group's farewell dinner (and night out together).

  • Meals Included Breakfast, Dinner
  • Room Type Hotel
  • Activities Included Ulun Danu Temple, Balinese Feast
Day 18

Farewell, For Now

Your Bali trip is complete! Enjoy a final breakfast together and say your farewells and 'until-next-times' before catching your airport transfer and flight home - or heading off to continue your travels. Your tour is now complete but your Bali adventure will stick with you for a lifetime.

  • Meals Included Breakfast
  • Activities Included Airport Transfer

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Optional Extras


Tour Highlights

  • Welcoming Dinner
  • 1 Hour Massage
  • Language Lesson
  • Uluwata Temple
  • Half-Day Surf Lesson
  • Bicycle Tour of Gili T
  • Sunset At Tanah Lot Temple
  • Mangrove SUP Tour
  • Sunset At Devil's Tear
  • Day At Dream Beach
  • Monkey Forest
  • Ubud Market
  • Air Tegungan Waterfalls
  • Kecak Fire Dance
  • River Rafting In Ubud
  • Canggu Walking Tour
  • Island Hopping in Gili T
  • Snorkel With Sea Turtles
  • Balinese Cooking Lesson
  • Beach Party
  • School Visit
  • Pura Tirta Empul Temple
  • Visit Tegagalang Ricefields
  • Sekumpul Waterfall Trip
  • Ulun Danu Temple
  • Sunset On Bean Bag Beach
  • Blessing With Local Family
  • Pool Party
  • Farewell Dinner
  • And much more!