The Gianyar province covers a corridor of land which stretches from Bali’s east coast, inland to Ubud. This area relies less on the tourist dollar, and more on industry profits. Gianyar village and its surrounds are home to many large factories that produce fabrics, as well as a famous night market specializing in authentic Indonesian cuisine.

Bali, Indonesia,

& More

Unlike many cities in Bali, the government in Gianyar province has strict sanctions on new condominiums and hotels being built. As a result, the area is home to local entrepreneurs and there’s a chance that the Balinese life will be preserved for future generations. This makes the area perfect for travelers who want to go off-the-beaten-path.

The Gianyar night market is known to have some of the best food in Bali and is sold from temporary stalls that pop-up each evening. The market also has handmade crafts, souvenirs, and clothing for sale - usually for a negotiable price. The cooking is truly mouthwatering and will expand your culinary knowledge of Indonesian food much beyond the iconic nasi goreng (Indonesian fried rice). Visitors to the night market can stroll, browse, and sample a variety of dishes thanks to the affordable pricing. A large group can take full advantage of the market by purchasing and sharing a wide variety of meals.

From Ubud, the night market can be reached in just 20 minutes via taxi – drivers will often wait for their passengers and provide a return service. The market is one of the main evening events for visitors staying in the Ubud area. The market and the surrounding area can be quite chaotic during peak hours of operation. Scooters line the side of the road near the market and traffic can get quite backed up.

Get your Perfect Vacation!
Free Custom Vacation Planning
Start Planning Now
Is Your Planning Service Free?

Yes! The rates are the same if you book directly with the hotels and tours. We offer the additional value of an expert planner to ensure your trip is perfect.

How Does Your Service Work?

We listen to your vision for your trip and ensure that your experience exceeds all of your expectations. Think of us as the “Zappos of Travel.” We do more than book your reservations — we take a holistic approach and create seamless plans.

Can I Trust You?

We have planned thousands of vacations for people just like you. Our mission to redefine and simplify travel planning began in 2006 in Costa Rica, and it continues to this very moment. With over a decade of travel planning experience, we are confident that we can craft your perfect vacation for free.