Best Tourist Spots Uluwatu Temple (Pura Luhur Uluwatu) is a historic ancient Hindu temple since Bali has a huge Hindu population and it’s interesting to see their version of Hindu Gods and Goddesses. This complex is located on a clifftop with the sea in its background. The Balinese traditional dance ‘The Kecak Dance’ can be enjoyed in an open-air setting.
The Tegallalang and Jatiluwih Rice Terraces are lush emerald green coloured rice fields that have a subdued simplicity that can transport the visitor to simpler days. Its water management system is even recognised by UNESCO.
Seminyak Beach is a perfect place to unwind while watching the waves crash on the beach and has a private peninsula too. The white sands and blue waters are what summer actually looks like.
One for the Adrenaline Rush Many tourist spots promise an adrenaline junky a thrilling experience. Bali has an active volcano that is perfect for an early morning hike with views that will leave the visitor flabbergasted. The 1,600 ft mountain is covered in cotton candy clouds with a visible caldera and vistas of the surrounding mountain range and Lake Batur.
Ayung River Rafting is a white water rafting activity that takes the visitor through the rapids of the majestic river. The river even has a small waterfall and many ancient sculptures along the way that gives a deep look into the dense forest around. Also, you can enjoy snorkelling in the many spots since the island offers an abundance of water sports.
Instagramable Locations Bali is an Instagram hotspot since many places are promoted as insta famous locations. The one that tops the list is the Pura Lempuyang Luhur complex where the Gate of Heaven is located and has a minimum two-hour waiting time to get the perfect click.
The next stop is the Bali Swing which sprawls across the rice terraces and jungles that are teemed with palm trees and is located in Ubud. The swing gives amazing views and you will feel like a bird taking flight.
The Rock Bar is seated at an out of the world location from where the sea can be surmounted in one gaze along with many rock formations. The sunset hues of orange, red, yellow and pink quickly dissolve into forming a gorgeous sight and even match with the many lip-smacking cocktails that are available at the bar.
Budget-Friendly Since the Indonesian Rupiah is quite less compared to major currencies, the visit is pretty budget-friendly. Prior bookings to hotels and air tickets can ensure that you enjoy the very best of the island at a pocket-friendly price. A nice day at the spa with traditional techniques will not burn a hole in your pocket and is equivalent to the famous Thai spas. The umpteen hotels and Airbnb offer luxurious stays and some even include private pools and jaw-dropping views.
Nightlife and Cuisine Though with an influx of tourists from all over the world, the Balinese restaurants are quite accommodating to the various cuisines. You can try authentic Indonesian food like Nasi Goreng, Satay, Sambal, Nasi Padang, and Gudeg among many more delicious options. The city is also known for a strong brew of Kopi Luwak Coffee that is made from the excretion of the Asian Palm Civet that eats the coffee cherries. Though it might sound gross, it is an expensive coffee and is considered a delicacy there.
Bali can be considered the Ibiza of the east with a happening nightlife that has western beats and usually starts around midnight. Many secret beach parties in the moonlight is a once in a lifetime experience. The coastlines of Kuta, Seminyak and Legian are flooded with beautiful pubs and bars along with throbbing beach clubs.