3D2N Bali and 2D1N Jakarta, Indonesia Itinerary and Budget

My solo trip to Indonesia had been haphazardly planned and executed but I must say, all’s well that ends well.  What I lacked in planning, I made up in documenting my itinerary and expenses.  So, here is a detailed list of the places I went to, the food I ate and the money I spent during my stay in Indonesia.

Day 1:  Bali Tour

Metered Blue Bird Taxi to Terminal 3:  14,300 IDR
Terminal fee in Terminal 3:  40,000 IDR
Tanah Lot – entrance fee:  15,000 IDR
Lunch at Warung Nasi Andi Jaya – Babi Guling: 2500 IDR
Batukaru Temple – sarong rental:  20,000 IDR
Jatiliwuh Rice Terraces
Ulun Danu temple at Lake Bratan in the Bedugul area – entrance fee:  30,000 IDR
Taman Ayun
Royal Palace
Tour Cost: 650,000 IDR
Check in at Hotel
Dinner at Warung Totemo: – Nasi Goreng Totemo: 23,000 IDR, Watermelon juice: 10,000 IDR

 Read more: Bali’s famous temples and its rice terraces.

 Day 2: Dances and Surfing

Barong Dance 100,000 IDR
Padang Padang Beach
Lunch at Rasni Warung, beachside eatery – Nasi Goreng: 20,000 IDR
Surfing Rent + Instructor*: 200,000 IDR for one hour of reef surfing
Shower in nearby restroom: 5000 IDR
Uluwatu Temple – sarong rental: 20,000 IDR
Kecak Dance: 70,000 IDR
Tour Cost: 500,000 IDR
Tip to Driver: 100,000 IDR
Dinner at Warung Totemo – Mie Goreng Totemo: 23,000 IDR, Green Tea pot 5000 IDR

*actual surfing rates:  board rental for two hours: 200,000 IDR, instructor for two hours:  150,000 IDR

Read more:  Surfing in Bali.


Day 3:  Bali/Jakarta Transfer

Walk around Kuta Beach
Car transfer to the airport from Pop! Hotel Kuta Beach: 100,000 IDR
Terminal fee: 40,000 IDR
Souvenir surfboard keychain: 42,000 IDR
Blue Bird Taxi to Amaris Thamrin Hotel: 117,000 IDR (includes toll fees and airport surcharge)
Check in at hotel
Late, late lunch at Akso in Thamrin City Mall – Bakso Mie 18,000 IDR, Fruit tea 5000 IDR
Stroll around Grand Indonesia Mall
Socket adaptor at Ace Hardware:  19,900 IDR
Dinner with friend at Sate Khas Senayan Express – Satay, Lontong Salad
Coffee at Excelso Cafe – Mega Milk Shake 42,500 IDR

 Read more: From Bali to Jakarta: A drastic change in scenery.

 Day 4:  Central Jakarta Tour

Take the busway at Bundaran HI to the Sarinah Station:  3200 IDR
Mass at Santa Theresia Church
Lunch at Pisa Kafe – Fusili Fantasia:  64,000 IDR, Nocciola Fiesta:  37,000 IDR
Busway to Monas:  3200 IDR
Monas – National Monument (optional: National History Museum)
Masjid Istiqlal
Busway from Masjid Istiqlal, interchange at Harmony Station to Bundaran HI:  3200 IDR
Ice cream at Baskin Robbins (chocolate mousse royale):  38,000 IDR
Taxi to airport:  117,000 IDR
Dinner at A&W – Cheese burger: 22,000 IDR
Terminal fee: 150,000 IDR

 Read more: Jakarta City Tour.

 Summary of expenses:

  • Manila – Jakarta round trip via Cebu Pacific (with 15kg baggage allowance):  2987 PHP
  • Jakarta – Bali round trip (with 15kg baggage allowance and breakfast):  5196.18 PHP
  • Pop! Hotel Kuta Beach (2 nights with complimentary breakfast):  69.64 USD
  • Amaris Thamrin Hotel (1 night with breakfast):  42.94 USD
  • Pocket money:  300 USD

Bali Driver:  Kadek “Alung” Suastika

  • Email Address: alungsuastika@gmail.com
  • Phone number: +62 08174793556

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Jayce Cairo

Jayce is a linguaphile who speaks four languages and currently works as a translator to finance her various interests. Scoring very high on “Openness to Experience” on the Big Five Personality Test, she is an avid globetrotter who aspires to retire at 35 and travel for the rest of her life.


  1. Bali is Good.. But you must going to Yogyakarta and Bandung too ^^

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