Places To Visit In Bali In Just 3 Days | Explore The Major Tourist Attractions

Are you planning for a short trip to Bali and wondering which are the best places which could be within 3 days? Then worry not as we have mentioned some of the most popular places to visit in Bali in 3 days which definitely give you an unforgettable experience. 

In this article, we have mentioned the ideal duration required along with things to do in Bali in just 3 days. On your 3 day trip, you would be able to explore some hidden gems, holy temples of Bali, breathtaking beaches, some good places to eat and relax.

Not only this, but we have also mentioned some of the ideal places for watersports such as surfing, swimming, and snorkeling. 

Read along to know more about the 3-day travel plan in Bali.

Places To Visit In Bali In 3 Days

Day 1:

1. Taman Ayun Temple 

Start your day one by visiting the sacred Taman Ayun Temple. The temple was constructed in the year 1634 by the King of Mengwi “Tjokerda Sakti Blambangan”. The structure of the temple is inspired by Chinese architecture. 

Stay Duration: 45 minutes to 1 hour 

Major Tourist Attraction: 

  • Gardens built within the complex of the temple
  • Open grassy courtyard
  • Rice field 
  • Kecak and Fire Dance

Location: Ayodya, Mengwi

Also Read: Most Sacred Hindu Temples To Visit In The Land Of Gods, Bali

2. Pasar Candi Kuning

A traditional fruit and vegetable market situated in Bedugul, Pesar Candi Kunning is a market where you will find one of the most exotic fruits. A must-visit place while you are on a short trip. Don’t worry about the higher prices as bargaining is quite common here and you could easily purchase fruits at a reasonable rate.

Stay Duration: 1 hour

Things to Do: 

  • Visit the Waterfall
  • Visit hot spring pool
  • Go for a Hike at Mount Agung 

Location: Jatiluwih Village Tabanan

3. Jatiluwih Green 

The beautiful rice field of Bali is surrounded by mountains and forests, the Jatiluwih Green Land is one of the best rice fields to visit in Bali. The place is very much similar to the Tegalang rice terrace and usually, it is less crowded.

Stay Duration: 45 minutes to 1 hour

Things to Do: 

  • Buy Vanilla Beans
  • Buy traditional snacks
  • Strawberry Juice at Boga Sari Restaurant

Location: Bedugul, Baturiti

4. Echo Beach

End your day by visiting this breathtaking beach. the Eco beach is a good place to visit if wanna try BBQ seafood. Also, it is one of the most famous spots for surfing in Bali.   

Stay Duration: 1 to 2 hours

Things to Do:

  • Enjoy live music during the night 
  • Do try lobster 
  • Try no-sea foods such steak, kebabs, and ribs

Location: Canggu

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Day 2:

1. Uluwatu Temple

Start your day 2 by visiting one of the 6 holiest temples in Bali “Uluwatu temple of Pura Luhur”. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Bali. You can also take a glimpse of the stunning Indian Ocean from the Uluwatu temple.

Stay Duration: 1 hour

Things to Do:

  • Monkeys
  • Kecak Dance and fire dance

Location: Uluwatu

2. Sindhu Beach Market 

The Sindhu Beach Market is a famous traditional market of Sanur. There number of shops ranging from fish shops, spice, clothes, and others. While some shops have fixed prices, their others shops where you can bargain as much as you want. Shops with fixed are usually reasonable. 

Stay Duration: 1 to hours 

Things To Do: 

  • Visit the clothes shop
  • Purchase dried fish 

Location: Segara Ayu Denpasar, Sanur

4. Jimbaran Bay 

A good place to end your day as Jimbaran Bay has numerous places where you can relax including cafes and some international restaurants. Apart from this, Jimbaran bay also has a golden sand beach which is an ideal place for surfing.

Stay Duration: 2 to 3 hours

Things to Do:

  • Try the international food from countries like China, Japan, France, Italy, and many others.
  • Must try the BBQ

Location: Jimbaran

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Day 3:

1. Tenganan Ancient Village 

The Tenganan Ancient Village also referred to as “Bali Aga village” is one of the top tourist attractions among foreigners. It is one of the 3 oldest villages in Bali including Trunyan Village situated of Kintamani and Sembiran Village of Tejakule. Here you can meet the families who are the descendants of Bali aga. 

There are numerous ancient buildings as well shops including shops of handicrafts, carving, and painting. A place worth visiting while you are planning for a short trip.

Stay Duration: 2 to 3 hours

Major Tourist Attraction in Tenganan Ancient Village:

  • Handi Crafts and caving shops 
  • Temple
  • Ancient building 
  • Rice farms

Location: Tenganan, Mangiss

2. Blue Lagoon Beach

Also referred to as the “Under Water Paradise”, the Blue Lagoon Beach is one of the hidden gems of Bali. it is situated at the northwest of Padangbai Beach and it is surrounded by rocky hills. A perfect place to relax as you here can take sunbathe either on the beach or near the palm trees.

Stay Duration: 2 to 3 hours 

Things to Do:

  • Snorkeling 
  • Sunbathing
  • Swimming

Location: Padangbai Beach Manggis

3. Goa Lawah Temple 

Goa Lawah is a holy temple where thousand of bats resides, thus also referred to as “Bat Cave Temple”. It was established in the 11th century by the man priest who introduced Hinduism to this place. 

Stay Duration: 1 hour 

Location: Pesinggahan, Dawan

4. Bale Udang Mang Engking Kuta

On the last day of your trip to Bali, don’t forget to visit the famous bamboo structure restaurant. Your trip would be incomplete if you leave without tasting the delicious cuisine of Bale Udang Mang Engking. There are several international as well as traditional foods to enjoy at this restaurant.

Apart from this, it is a good place to relax after traveling for 3 days. The nightlife at that restaurant is quite famous as it gives another level of ambiance.

Stay Duration: 2 hours

Location: Sunset Road, Kuta

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