This Indonesian province at the westernmost end of Lesser Sunda Islands is widely known for its spectacular beaches, coral reefs and distinctive rice fields.


Bali is home to famous sites such as the Uluwatu Temple and Padang Padang Beach where some scenes in the movie Eat Pray Love starring Julia Roberts were shot.


The tourist hub is the town of Kuta which is only few minutes away from the Ngurah Rai International Airport.

  • Can you believe¬†I spent millions for this trip? ūüôā The total is IDR 4,053,233.00! Food is not even included. Don’t raise eyebrows, you have to understand it was my birthday and I could do a little splurging.¬†Haha. Well, that’s only about Php 14,135.00 (USD 296.30) not really that much for a self-gift.

  • ¬†RouteMode* Travel TimeAmount (Rupiah)
      Ngurah Rai IA to PecatuAirport Taxi45 Minutes250,000
      Guesthouse to Padang-Padang BeachWalk1 HourLots of Sweat
      Padang Padang Beach to GuesthouseHitchhike10 MinutesGood Conversation
      Guesthouse to UluwatuUber10 Minutes22,000
      Uluwatu to GuesthouseTaxi10 Minutes100,000
      Island Tour (Kuta, Ubud, Padang Bai)Uber4.5 Hours327,000
      Kuta to Ngurah Rai  IATaxi5 Minutes10,000

    * Approximate

    Cebu Pacific round trip airfare from Manila to Bali was Php 7,433.08 plus Travel Tax amounting to Php 1,620.00. It was an early flight at 4:00 AM and arrived at 7:50 AM.

  • ¬† 2 nights at Pecatu Guesthouse518,910
          Room upgrade50,000
      1 night at Coco Beach Hostel129,160
  • ¬†¬†Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary30,000
      Uluwatu Temple20,000
  • There are eateries that serve good food at cheap price: I paid IDR 40,000 for Ayam Nasi Putih and Pieapple Juice at Pecatu Guesthouse; some restaurants have unreasonable prices in their menus:¬†I had 1 hot bowl rice with fish (Kalimirch Msala) and papaya juice at Indian Cuisine in Kuta and paid IDR 151,732.

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