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The Bali Trip

I had a 10 day trip to BALI in INDONESIA. It was a great trip and the memories are still so fresh and lively, though it happened last year in November.

BALI— It’s a great holiday destination. I chose Bali because it has combination of both, breath-taking beaches and beautiful temples. It bestows the realization of both relaxation and culture.

We preferred to go without any travel package and planned it in our own way. I must confess this is a challenging part of any trip but when it turns out great fun, nothing can make you more proud and satisfied. Comparatively travel packages are easy and helpful but a trip for 10 days was not available on any of their cards and secondly if they offered to plan, they quoted prices more than that would cost for Switzerland.


  • Visaβ€”Have no worries. You just have to fly to Indonesia. Visa is easily available at the airport. Indonesia provides ON-ARRIVAL visa for many countries and India is one of them.
  • Hotelβ€” We booked from Agoda.  5 days in Oasis Lagoon in Sanur and 5 days in Ramada in Nusa Dua (map below would help to locate)
  • Places to Visit— Lots. Just read on!    Read this—Perfect trip: 10 days in Bali
  • MAP AND ITINERARY PLAN:       PERIPLUS MAP OF BALI- It helped us to plan the places for visits. The maps and guide books picked up at the airport also came in very handy. Every night we would sleep only after we had planned the ‘places to visit ‘for the next day.
  • If you need help, write to me. It would be my pleasure.


We started from New Delhi, flew to Bangkok and took a connecting fight towards Bali. The aerial view of it was awesome. It looks like an elongated piece of land, snake-like surrounded by vast expanse of water. In fact when the plane was at the highest altitude, it looked like a log floating in the sea.

See below:

The Bali airport is known as Ngurah Rai International Airport, also known as Denpasar International Airport. Visa and immigration process took half an hour. You may exchange some currency if need be and get hold of Rupiahs. It was all an easy affair and next we headed to the pre-booked hotel in Sanur.

On the way, we got the first glimpse of Bali, it had an Asian appeal. I felt comfortable and at home. Colorful umbrellas (white, black, yellow and red) in front of every door step made me curious. (There’s a story) Beautiful carvings and large statue structures stood high in the center of the cross-roads and they made my eyes gleam. Aha! There was lots of adventure and peace planned for the next 9 days.

Happy Travelling!!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

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26 thoughts on “THE BALI TRIP

  1. I’ll surely shoot you a mail when I’ll plan a trip there. 5th posts sounds like a sure read. πŸ™‚

      1. Hello Manjulika,

        Thank you for amazing post, Just want to know, how much over all cost for the trip in Indian rupees.

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  4. Await to read your experiences, Manjulika:) You could read my experience of this lovely place on link if you like!

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  6. Thanks everyone..
    I am glad everyone is looking forward to my travel stories…. I am all set to jabber but wanna make sense as well πŸ˜‰ πŸ™‚

    1. hello manjulikapramod,
      I am Dr.Vinod from chennai. I am doing an intense research about Bali since I am going for a 7 days official visit to attend an conference at Nusadua. it is really informative. Since many blogs related to Bali from other countries I am trying all possible options to collect and read travellers blog from India. so your blog is like “WATER BOTTLE IN tragedy struck KEDARNATH now”. thanks a lot. may need more help.

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  8. Very informative write up..After reading “Eat, Pray and Love” and watching this movie, I have always wanted to visit Bali..will come back when i plan my trip to this beautiful land.

  9. Glad that I stumbled upon this blog. My friends & I will be on a Bali trip next January… Your sharing is certainly helpful for us!:)

  10. You are going to be me guide, just kidding:)
    Nice informative article , may poke you a bit if need any help & ye sharing this on my wall.

  11. Dear Madam,

    I am Sundar from chennai, working here in Bahrain. I have planned to visit Baali during my annual vacation Aug-17. Kindly guide me with your experience and information. My mail ID is

  12. I’m planning a 5 day trip with my better half in December. We are planning to stay 3 days in Grand Ixora or Fontana in kuta and then we’ll probably shift to a Villa in semniyak for last 2 days. Our two main concerns are visa and travelling. So could you please suggest any good travel agency?
    I’ll surely welcome your plan if you’ll suggest any change in the above plan. Thanks in advance

  13. Very interesting blog! Lucky you to spend 10 exciting and memorable days in the wonderful island. This blog is like a virtual tour to Bali. And after taking it, no one can resist the temptation of visiting it. Just one thing though. Since we Indians are always on tight budget, it will be interesting to know how much the trip to Bali for 10 days cost you. Leave aside your shopping expenses.

  14. Bali Travel – Visit the paradise in Indonesia
    Bali is a province of Indonesia, standing towards the west of Lesser Sunda Islands and is consists of Bali Island and some neighboring islands. It located in the east of Java and west of Lombok. The capital of Bali is Denpasar, which is the second-largest city in the Lesser Sunda Islands. The Island covers a land area of 5,780km2, and as per the census of 2019, the population is 4,362,000. 90% of the Bali Population are Balinese. The majority of the population follows the Hindu Religion, which counts to 83.5%. The Island found to be the most popular travel station in Indonesia and a world-famous surfing destination.

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