Is Bali Expensive?

Is Bali expensive to visit?

Bali is a frequently visited and budget-friendly place to visit. With a daily average travel cost of $71, it's somewhat less expensive than most other destinations in the world. When compared to the rest of Asia, it is a moderately priced destination. It ranks in the top 50% of cities in Asia for its travel costs. Its travel costs are comparable with places such as Yangshuo and Koh Phi Phi.


How expensive is Bali?

On average, visitors spend about $71 per day when visiting Bali (U.S. Dollars). Two travelers together would spend an average of $143 per day. Prices vary dramatically by travel style and length of trip, but if you stay at moderately priced hotels, eat at affordable restaurants, and use public transportation when possible, you can expect to stay close to this budget. See more travel costs for Bali here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Bali?

A weekend trip to Bali costs about $214 per person on average, based on the previous expenses of other travelers. This includes accommodation, sightseeting activities, transportation, food, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $428.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Bali?

Based on the travel expenses of others, a one week trip to Bali costs around $500 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a one week trip costs $999.

Surfing on Bali, Indonesia

Is it expensive to backpack in Bali?

Bali is often overlooked by backpackers, as there is a very limited selection of hostels. Because there aren't any hostels and few other amenities that cater to backpackers, prices might be higher than you'd expect. This is particularly true for solo travelers who many have to pay the full cost for a hotel room. To save money, look for budget hotels in convenient locations.

Are hotels expensive in Bali?

Considering our analysis of hotel prices in Bali, it becomes apparent that they are very expensive in comparison to hotels in other cities. On average, you can expect to spend around $81 per night for a hotel room. The city is home to approximately [5_STAR_COUNT] five-star hotels, presenting an average rate of [5_STAR_PRICE] per night. For a balanced choice catering to both comfort and cost-effectiveness, three-star hotels provide an average rate of [3_STAR_PRICE] per night, while two-star hotels offer an even more budget-friendly alternative at [2_STAR_PRICE] per night.

Hotels by star rating in Bali
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price

Ubud, Bali

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Bali?

Activities and things to do in Bali can vary in price depending on the type of activity, length, and location. Below are a number of popular activities to give you an idea of what to expect when visiting. Generally, previous travelers have spent $11 per day on sightseeing activities and things to do when visiting, which is more than the country's average of $10.

Name Price
The Gate of Heaven $10
Waterbom Bali $25
Snorkeling $40
Besakih Temple $4
Tanah Lot Temple $5
Tirta Empul Temple $3
Jatiluwih Green Land $3
Mount Batur $20
Tirta Gangga Water Palace $3
Uluwatu Temple $2
The Bali Zoo $22

    • Bali Instagram Private Tour (All-Inclusive): $99
    • Half-Day Electric Fat Bike Tour of Ubud : $32
    • Best of Ubud Full Day Private Guided Tour: $11
    • Private Customised Ubud Tour : $70
    • The best Lempuyang gate of heaven tour: $40
    • Best Of ATV Quad Bike Jungle Swing And Waterfall Private Tour: $49
    • Lempuyang Temple Gate Heaven Tirta Gangga Private Guided Tour: $27
    • Private Full-Day Tour Jatiluwih Rice Terrace and Tanah Lot Temple: $36

    Is food expensive in Bali?

    Food in Bali can vary in price depending on the restaurant and food options available. Generally, other travelers have spent $20 on food per person per day, which is more than the country's average of $16. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible.

    • Private Tour Uluwatu Sunset Kecak Dance and Dinner at Jimbaran: $31
    • Authentic Balinese Cooking Classes: $63
    • Bali Sunset and Dinner: Uluwatu, Tanah Lot and Jimbaran: $32
    • Paon Bali Cooking Class and Batuan Temple Tour: $81
    • Bali Sunset Cruise by Jukung with Seafood Dinner: $94
    • Bali's Best Sunset: Uluwatu Kecak Dance & Dinner Jimbaran Beach: $50

    Is transportation expensive in Bali?

    The prices of local transportation in Bali can vary by the type of transit used. Other travelers have spent an average of $9 on local transportation per person per day, which is more than the country's average of $9. To save money, take public transit whenever possible, as it will almost always be cheaper than a taxi or private driver.

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