This guide to 48 hours in Bali serves as quick reference to help you plan out your very short trip to the island. Here we present you with a good mix on things you can do and places that you can visit over the course of only two days. From touching down at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport, you can plan your first day out by the island’s southern coast where you’ll find most of Bali’s famous beaches. Naturally, you’ll also have most of the modern shopping, dining and nightlife here.
Then on day two, you can head up to the highlands to discover a different side of Bali. With its marvellous mix of nature scenes and cultural highlights, Ubud is the rich central hub. Here you can admire age-old temples and palaces set alongside profuse art galleries, as well as beautiful rice terraces and valleys. You can also score some great bargains at local markets or go beyond to see more of ‘real Bali’. Here’s all the options to start planning your short trip to Bali!