Bali is undoubtedly one of the best holiday destinations in the world and it’s not difficult to see why! With its rich culture, serene beaches, amazing attractions, and world-class cuisine, Bali is every wanderluster’s dream destination. There are numerous temples, spots of natural beauty, and historical sites spread across the island. So, whether you are looking for a relaxing spa break, a sun-soaked getaway at the beach, an off-beat adventure or simply wish to wine and dine and have a good time, there is really something for everyone in Bali. Here, we are going to share with you the ‘not to miss’ cultural treasures and popular landscapes found all around the mesmerizing island of Bali.
Amazing Things to Experience on Bali Tour
13 Waterfalls Chasing
A must for your Bali bucket-list, without any doubt, is an excursion to one (or all, if that’s possible) of the best waterfalls in Bali. Some of which you can admire from a distance, swim underneath, or can even jump off. Aling-Aling waterfall is the best out of all the 13 waterfalls of Bali, thanks to its natural slide which has formed over the years. Just grab a floatie or get a life-jacket on and slide your way down the smooth-rocky edge!
Home to volcanic peaks, acres of lush jungle, and a wide range of different wildlife, Indonesia consists of over 17,000 islands and boasts some of the most bio diverse diving sites in the world. Quite naturally, island hopping is a must during your Bali tour. Just a short trip from the mainland of Bali lies the Nusa Ceningan, Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Penida, and The Gili Islands, and also the mainland Lombok, Flores, Sumba and the southern tip of Java. So, laze about on a serene white beach or surf the waves and swim with turtles – the choice is all yours!
A Mouth-watering Gourmet Food Safari
It is famously said that the best way to know a place is by sampling the local food. So, embark on an extravagant Bali culinary adventure and get a real taste of the island’s most buzzing neighborhoods. Just as the name suggests, Bali Food Safari takes you out on a mouthwatering gourmet tour to a refined selection of some authentic restaurants to sample their best dishes and cocktails, as well! From Jimbaran and Seminyak to traditional street food of Indonesia, eat your way around Bali with the company of food-experts who know it best.
Ubud Art Market Exploration
Locally referred to as ‘Pasar Seni Ubud’, the Ubud Art Market is situated opposite the Ubud Palace and remains open on all days. Discover some beautiful silk scarves, handmade woven bags, lightweight shirts, hats or baskets in this artsy market. Most of the goods found here are made in the neighboring villages of Tegallalang, Pengosekan, Peliatan, and Payangan. Centered among the art producing villages, makes the market an excellent shopping place for Balinese souvenirs and handicrafts. The Ubud market has also served as a setting for the famous Hollywood movie ‘Eat Pray Love’.
Witness Balinese dance performance
Still very much a part of the Balinese culture, this ancient tradition is definitely worth a watch on any Bali trip. Visit the Pura Luhur Uluwatu Temple to witness the famous Kecak Dance in an amphitheater which is performed by over a hundred men circling around a lamp containing coconut oil. You can also make your way to the Ubud Palace and watch beautiful Balinese girls dressed in ceremonial attire telling age-old chronicles by hypnotically contorting their eyes and fingers.
A Tour of Best Bali Beaches
Refreshing ocean breezes, sun-kissed skin, and salty hair – lazing around on a beach is magical, isn’t it? Well, the best beaches in Bali also come with amazing sunset cocktails, wild water sport adventures, surfing, and glamorous clubs. So, get your sunscreen on and start preparing your summer playlist, because you’ll definitely be going to feel like visiting all of the Bali beaches.
Island Tour on a Scooter
The quickest way to explore Bali is undoubtedly, by scooter. You can easily rent a two-wheeled vehicle from almost any corner of the island, which is going to be available for daily, weekly as well as monthly hire. Just make sure to wear a helmet and only give it a go if you have done it before as well since the roads hide bumps and potholes on almost every turn.
No matter what you fancy for your dream vacation, these seven interesting experiences are definitely going to make the most of your island vacation. So, plan your itinerary and discover the best of Bali in no time.