Wondering why Bali is amazing!
The magnificent islands is full of contrasts, where can go from beach to rain forest to mountain to temples to water parks all within a couple of hours.
Not to mention the excellent food and incredibly friendly locals.
If it wasn’t on your travel wishlist, here are 10 things you can do in Bali:
Uluwatu is among the Bali’s most important sea temples, home to Pura Luhur Uluwatu – an iconic temple perched on a cliff overlooking the ocean. The cliff-side bars have incredible views over the water, and it’s a beautiful spot to watch the sunset.
Cycle Through Ubud’s Surroundings
In Ubud you can find an abundance of tour companies offering bike trips around the island. Cycling in Ubud will let you experience an authentic side of Bali. Most cycling tours in Bali are downhill which doesn’t require you to be an athlete. You may pass by Ubud’s fascinating countryside, stay captivated by its rice field terraces.
Surf in Bali
Blessed with 365 days of swell, damn good weather and pristine warm water temps, Bali is a fave surf destination for travellers.
If you find yourself restless after spending time at the pool or doing yoga all day, then get your adrenaline pumping with some outdoor adventure sports! ATV beach rides, elephant trekking, tubing and buggy tours are some of the popular options.
Discover Bali’s’ Temples
Bali is enriched with over 20,000 temples, although it’s not necessary to visit them all, a handful of them are definitely worth a visit, especially Taman Ayun which is a UNESCO site, Tanah Lot, Goa Gajah, Besakih Temple.
Ubud Monkey Forest
The Ubud Monkey Forest lies within the village of Padangtegal, which owns it. The village’s residents view the Monkey Forest as an important spiritual, economic, educational, and conservation center for the village. There are many of point of interest that you can see. Other than around 700 monkeys, you also can see 186 species of trees in 12.5 hectares of forest, where will allowing you to get an abundant of fresh air.
Enjoy the excitement of river rafting set to a backdrop of wild unspoiled jungle, towering gorges and scenic rice terraces. The tours usually last three to four hours with the option to take a shower and get lunch. Head over to Alex in Wanderland for a description of white water rafting in Bali.
Bali has become one of the go to destinations for yoga lovers, and there are endless classes to improve your downward facing dog and cobra poses.
Ubud Art Market
The Ubud Art Market, locally referred to as ‘Pasar Seni Ubud’ is located opposite the the Puri Saren Royal Ubud Palace and is open daily. Here you can find beautiful silk scarves, lightweight shirts, handmade woven bags, baskets or hats; statues, kites and many other hand-crafted goods.
Bali Safari and Marine Park
Bali Safari & Marine Park is Bali’s largest animal theme park. The park is home to over 60 species, all roaming freely within their enclosures built to closely mimic their natural habitats. Bus safaris take visitors on tours ‘around the world’, and animal talent shows are held regularly. Aquariums holding exotic fish specimens are nearby.