Bali is the second largest Hindu country in the world next only to India. This country though a part of the South East Asian Peninsula has a unique cultural heritage that is quite different from the adjoining countries of Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, etc.
Rich in flora and fauna, this country has some really stunning Hindu architectural marvels of the early centuries that goes back up to the age-old 7th and 8th century. Being located along the coastal waters, Bali is also the home to some of the most beautiful beaches of the world. Some of the noteworthy locations to try and things to do in Bali during your trip.
Must Things To Do In Bali
1. Tanah Lot Temple
Located at Beraban Village about 20 km north of Kuta, is a Hindu Pilgrimage site that is spectacular yet a marvel. The main temple though is inaccessible during high tides is beautifully maintained.
Other adjoining sight includes the shore temples includes at Panyawang, Tirtha pabansihan Fountain and Surya Mandala Cultural Park. The street sweets sold alongside the shore temples are worth tasting on route back from your tour.
One of the newer and really great additions to Bali tourism is Waterbom Park. This adventure water park has numerous features that make it worth the visit for thrill seekers and families alike. If you are a thrill lover this is one of the must things to do in Bali.
One day Pass- IDR 327,000
Two day Pass- IDR 477,000
1 Day Express Pass- IDR 750,000
1 Day pass + lunch – IDR 415,000
SPECIAL EVENT Pass – International DJs, Night Slide – IDR 195,000
3. Tegalang Rice Terrace
Located in Pejeng and Campuhan village of Ubud, this beautiful Rice Terrace Farming is an engineering marvel.
The rice is cultivated here by the traditional Balinese cooperative irrigation system called Subak which is quite an interesting system founded in the early 8th century.
4. Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Monkeys are often considered sacred in many parts of the country. Located along with the interior villages of Padangtegal, Ubud, this entire zone is a beautiful sanctuary established to preserve these apes. Over 200 species of Apes occupy this sanctuary of around the 19-hectare area.
Entry Fee – ADULT – IDR 50,000; CHILD – IDR 40,000
Timing – 8.30 AM to 5.30PM
5. Treetop Adventure Park
This is one Adventure Park like no other in the entire world. Though the name might sound very uninteresting the entire park is an amazing exploring worthy spot that you definitely should include in your trip.
Though it is a botanical garden, there are lots of unusual trails and maze built within the park to explore. Children and adults have different games and explore-able designs to try while touring the Garden.
Timing – 9.30AM to 6.30PM
6. Uluwatu Temple
Uluwatu temple is a temple located in Bali. It is a Hindu temple. Uluwatu temple dedicated to Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa. The temple constructed at the 70-meter rock. A Ramayan based Kecak dance performed at Uluwatu Temple daily at 6 PM in the beauty of sunset which gives a perfect background.
Uluwatu Temple is a habit of Monkeys. There are many monkeys in the temple which are seen snatching visitors accessories. It was also known that Macaque monkeys (a new group) introduced in Uluwatu Temple who learn the new skill from the local persons.
7. Ubud Art Market
Ubud Art Market is also known as Pasar Seni Ubud by the locals. It is the center of Ubud Town where many creative artists and handicraft works. It is one of the tourist destinations of Bali. The best timing to visit the market is in the evening from 4 PM to 6 PM, but the market remains open from 6 AM to 6 PM.
Unique and creative goods found at the Ubud Art Market. Products are available in the Ubud Art Market made in the village of Pengosekan, Tegallalang, Payangan, and pelicans which is present near the town.
8. Besakih Temple
Besakih Temple is a beautiful tourist destination in Bali. This Temple is known as Bali’s Mother Temple. The temple is here from about 1000 years. It is present on the Mount Agung on 1000 m slopes. The temple dedicated to the Hindu Trinity. The main temple built by the Majapahit Empire in 1343.
In the earthquake of 1917 and Mount Agung’s Eruptions in 1963, No damage caused to Besakih Temple which is known as a miracle. The lava flow passed from the temple but not damaged the complex. It is the nature of This Temple that remains opens for every caste and every person.
9. Bali Safari and Marine Park
Bali Safari and Marine Park is an Open zoo where essential animals live. The place is also popular in the name of Taman Safari 3. Bali safari is a branch of Taman Safari in Bali. Tourists like the place because important animals are available there. You can buy tickets online from the BSMP official website.
A 9 m statue of Ganesha was here in Ganesha Park. Water park, Fun zone, Bali Theatre, Cottages and Bungalows, Resturants are available here. For visitors, the zoo provides a bus tour. Animals imported from Indonesia, India, and Africa.
10. Goa Gajah Elephant Cave
Goa Gajah elephant cave is located in Bali on an Island. The cave was built in the 9th century. It added by the UNESCO World Heritage site in cultural activity. It is consist of some faces this carved into stones. On the entry of the cave, you can see many faces that warding the evil and spirits.
It was said that the place named after the stone of Ganesha. A poem named Desawarnana which was written in 1365 consists the name of the cave. Any accessible entrance is not available for the cave.
11. Mount Batur
Mount Batur is a volcano at the elevation of 1717 m. It is an active volcano in Bali. Because of the high sedimentation, the water level in Mount Batur gets decreases. The lake present in mount Batur was getting polluted, and this water pollution is causing a major problem to fishes and other natural habitats present in the area.
A new plan has been established in the area to stop any visitation where some places are restricted for the tourist across the lake. It is done to reduce water pollution. 15 villages are present near Mount Batur that can be walked through to know more about the area.
12. Balangan Beach
Balangan Beach is a tourist-attracting place in Bali. It is also known as Pantai Balangan locally. It is one of the best places in Bali which has half kilometers of Golden Sands. A person can do swimming here, but the place is best for surfing if you are the person who doesn’t know surfing than you can take the amazing look from Balangan beach.
The best month to visit Balangan Beach is in between May and September. Up to 10 feet of swells found here you can roll them for about 500 meters. Balangan beach is a perfect destination with a family.
13. Sekumpul Waterfalls
Sekumpul; the waterfall is present in Bali. It was the most Spectacular destination which visited very little. People find efforts while reaching Sekumpul waterfall it is the reason fewer people visit the destination. It can be accessed from Sekumpul village and located about 18 kilometers from Singaraja.
The waterfalls look very beautiful and because there is not any rush of peoples you can stay alone with your friends and family. There is another small waterfall present near to Sekumpul Waterfall. The waterfall has two sources a river and a spring.
14. Uluwatu Beach
Uluwatu beach is a beach in Bali. It was the most famous beach in Bali which is famous because of a cliff- top temple. There are many famous and luxury resorts and restaurants, from where you can take an amazing view of Bali and ocean the best time is in the evening near to 6 PM where you can see the sunset view.
Uluwatu beach is a beautiful beach that is enjoyable with your loving one or your family. If you visit Bali, we recommend you to visit the destination.
15. Ubud Palace
Ubud Palace is officially known as Puri Saren Agung. It was a famous place situated in Bali Indonesia. The royal family of Ubud lives in Ubud palace. The palace also has a temple which on the visit takes place in our heart. The Ubud Palace built after the earthquake of 1917 that took palace in Bali.
The royal family still lives here and was the official palace of the royal family. It developed by many famous stones and the creativity of a local artist. In many nights a dance performance takes place here. The famous Banyan tree is situated across the compounds. Ubud Palace is famous across Bali, and it is a tourist visit site, which remains open all year