Are you leaving for Bali soon? After reading our travel advice about this island, you will know better how to prepare yourself for your trip. Which specific precautions and vaccinations Bali requires will amongst others depend on your trip and the length of your stay in this country. Also, you may need additional vaccinations if you plan to continue your travels to other parts of Indonesia or to popular destinations such as Thailand or Cambodia.
Bali is one of the most popular islands of Indonesia and is located east of the island Java and west of Lombok. The island is very popular amongst tourists because of its attractive surroundings (both mountain and coastal areas), diverse tourist attractions, excellent international and local restaurants, and the friendliness of the local people. The climate in Bali is tropical, characterized by high temperatures and high humidity throughout the year, and has two distinct seasons: the dry season, which runs from April to October and the wet season, which runs from November to March.
Vaccinations Bali: common risks
You may encounter diseases in Bali against which you are normally not immune. The right vaccinations can protect you against these diseases. Check out the main health risks in this country below, so you know immediately which specific vaccinations Bali requires. Also read our tips for travelling. This way you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.
In this country Yellow Fever is not prevalent. However, when you’re traveling FROM a Yellow fever area vaccination can be COMPULSORY. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
In this country Japanese encephalitis is (possibly) prevalent. Vaccination depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
There is an increased risk of measles in this country. A MMR (Mumps Measles Rubella) vaccination is recommended for anyone who has not been vaccinated against measles or has experienced the disease.
In the Netherlands, most children now receive a vaccination against BMR. We therefore recommend a vaccination for some travellers. This advice depends on age, past vaccinations and diseases experienced.
Vaccination depends on your personal situation. In this country mammals could be infected with Rabies. Avoid contact with mammals. Please contact KLM Health Services for good and personal advice.
In this country Schistosomiasis is prevalent. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.
Vaccination against tuberculosis depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.
Vaccination against typhoid fever depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.