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Most Famous Tourist Destination in Bali

Bali is famous for its culture and beautiful natural view. The culture is so unique and nowhere else to be found in the world. The view is dominated by beautiful rice field terraces, coconuts and rain forest as the main occupation of Balinese is farmer. The culture and the nature have a strong relation with Hindu, their religion. Everywhere you go, you may see many Hindu temples. And their life is also strongly related with and influenced by their religion. This is the reason why Bali is called the Island of God, the Island of Thousand Temples, and the Paradise Island. Below some interesting Balinese art & culture in Bali Island.

Best things to do and see in Bali

Bali Sightseeing

Things to do in BaliGoa Gajah
Literally means Elephant cave, and it is a "T" shaped cave. It is believed that the cave was built in the early 11th century. This was an ancient monastery of Hindu and Buddhist monks who used to meditate in the cave. Its face is elaborately carved, depicting a demon head splitting open the rock with its bare hand at the mouth of the cave.


Gunung Kawi
These 11th century tombs, carved out of the rock face of the gorge of the Pakerisan River, are approached by a steep descend through breathtaking rice terrain scenery, historically, the tombs probably have some connection with King Anak Wungsu. Across the gorge are some more impressive tombs that were the resident meditation caves of the only men who were the keepers of the tomb.

Bali things to do - Bali activity, adventure, sightseeingBesakih Temple
Bali's "mother temple" Pura Besakih, the largest and holiest temple in Bali, is over 900 meters up the slopes of Gunung Agung. It has been regarded as a holy place since pre-historic times in Bali. The first recorded mention of its existence is from an inscription that dates from 1007 A.D. Since the Gelgel dynasty of the fifteenth century it has been regarded as a central, holy temple for the entire island.

Places of interest in BaliKintamani
Kintamani, a mountain village lies at 1400 meters above sea level. There is a breathtaking view to the still active volcano and Lake Batur from this rim edge village.

Interesting places in BaliBedugul
Bedugul is located in the center highlands of Bali in the serene mountain area. Here, vegetables, fruits, and flowers thrive in the alpine climate, and a colorful little market at Bukit Mungsu offers a wide selection of local products such as: exotic wild orchids, roses, and colorful birds. At Lake Beratan, the area's climate is refreshing after being in the heat of the lowlands. Lake Beratan, approximately 60 kilometers from Denpasar (to the north), also provides exciting surroundings, with cool fresh mountain air.

Things to do in Bali - Visit Bali activities, adventures tourTanah Lot
Carved out of the landscape by tides, wind and rain, the huge offshore sentinel rock of Tanah Lot supports a small picturesque sea temple which can be reached by a scramble over the wet rocks. These are reputed to be several large caves just below the water line, at the base of the rock, which shelter large sea snakes, which are the guardians of the temple.

Tampaksiring
The holy spring which bubbles up in the inner courtyard of the Tirta Empul Temple in Tampaksiring is believed to have magic curative powers, and throngs of people visit the special bathing pools where clear cool water spouts from mossy walls. Legend has it that the God Indra created the spring, piercing the ground in search of holy water.

Things to do Bali - Visit temple festivalUluwatu Temple
At the western most tip of Bukit Peninsula, this is one of Bali's nine "directional" Kayangan Jagat Temples. The location is dramatic, perched on the edge of a high cliff with a picturesque sunset view. The temple was first used for worship by the holy 11th century priest, Empu Kuturan, who came to Bali to bring religious law and to form Desa Adat (traditional villages). Filled with the scent of frangipani blossoms and is also the home of friendly monkeys.

Bali things to do - Bali art tour to see Bali cultureCeluk
Balinese jewelry is unique, and Celuk is the home of much of it. Nearly every family in Celuk is involved in some aspects of the delicate gold and silver work, which has become very famous over the years.

Thing to do in Bali - Bali sightseeing tour to visit ubud, kintamaniUbud
Famous for its painter's community, Ubud is special in more ways than one. It has its own magic, and its particularly beautiful surroundings and gracious way of life have drawn celebrities and artists from all over the world in recent decades; some have even adopted Ubud as their own home.
The magic is easy to find - just take a walk south of the village through its terraced paddy fields to the monkey forest. Fresh water spouts out of the sheer rock at the base of the ravine, and a bath in a secluded, shady spot is purifying.

Bali activities - Artworks in village of BaliMas Village
This is a village specializing in woodcarvings of any kind. Most of the prominent wood-carvers of Bali dwell in Mas village, producing elaborate and fine woodcarvings and this is where they teach the young generation to carve by imitating the master carvers.

Jimbaran
People who have made a visit to Jimbaran will remember the good seafood and the relaxed atmosphere on a warung at the beach. The Jimbaran village is located just south of the airport in the Teluk Jimbaran bay. On the opposite side of the village is several luxury hotels along the five km long, white beach. This is a good place for swimming, but in contrast to Kuta a little bit further north not a good place for surfing. The area is turning into a tourist area in the upper price levels, something that will have great consequences for the small fishing village. Still daily life goes on like it has for centuries, the fishermen leaves for their nightly catch and religious ceremonies is held on the beach and in the temples.

Things to see in Bali - Visit Bali jatiluwih terraced riceJatiluwih
here is no doubt that Jatiluwih is a very beautiful place and can offer some of the best scenery on the entire island. On clear days you can see large parts of southern Bali, even if the weather is rainy and cloudy this place has a particular charm and is worth a visit at any time. The weather can change dramatically within minutes, and everywhere you look you see green rice fields and terraces, combined with high mountains and forests this gives a fantastic view.

Monkey Forest (Sangeh)
Sangeh is the village whose northern part covers about 14 hectares of a holy homogeny forest of "Pala" trees with hundreds of monkey in habitants. The trees cannot be found on any other part of Bali and their existence in this village remains a mystery. Look for a lovely mossy temple, which is hidden amongst the tall and gracious "Pala tree".

Bali Bird Park
The Taman Burung Bird Park situated in Batubulan, is home to more than a thousand birds (250 exotic bird species) from Indonesia and all over the world. It is set in two hectares magnificent gardens filled with the tropical plants, water features and spectacular Rain forest in aviary. Also see the famous Komodo Dragon. Has restaurant for visitors to interact with nature by having breakfast, lunch, or afternoon tea with bird.

Bali Adventure Activities

Bali Adventures - Activities in Bali to doAyung River Rafting
The Ayung River is the longest and largest river in Bali, and along this river, white water rafting was first introduced in Bali. To experience rafting on the river Ayung's west side is amazing, for besides the enjoyment of challenging rapids, the panorama of this beautiful, intact nature area is highlighted by the appearance of wild animals along the rafting route such as big bats, black monkeys, magpies, and more.

Activities in Bali - Adventure tour in BaliKintamani Volcano Cycling
Includes a light breakfast overlooking Gunung Batur Volcano and lake before heading to the start point of this must-do adventure. Wind through local villages inaccessible by car, enjoy local refreshments of fresh coconut and visit a traditional Balinese house. As the local village children wave on you, finish in the artisans’ colony of Ubud with a feast at the Bridge Café.

Adventure activities in Bali to enjoy Bali islandJungle Trekking
Trek into the tropical mountain rainforest, near the lake village of Bedugul, where flora & fauna thrive. Experience crossing the calm lake waters in a traditional dug out canoe andthe hidden world of Bali's wildlife and native plants.This 3-hour trek into the heart of Balinese nature offers spectacular undisturbed natural beauty and photographic opportunities.


Activities in Bali Bali Elephant camp
Pass through unworldly beauty - natural rice paddies, quaint Balinese villages, temples and local markets on the scenic drive to Bali Elephant Camp, located in the historic village of Carangsari, birth place of Bali's national hero 'Ngurah Rai' and only a short distance from the Sangeh monkey forest. Bali Elephant Camp is situated between the rice paddies, jungle, and the Ayung River (where we also do white water rafting) and is one of the most natural places in Bali .....

Marine Sport Activities

Marine sport activity is one of most popular attraction for tourists in Bali therefore while in Bali we recommend you to utilize your time to enjoy many kinds of marine sport activities such as diving, parasailing, jet skiing, trolling, banana boat riding, fishing, snorkeling etc.

Bali marine sport in Bali at nusa dua Bali water sport to enjoy Bali holidayJet-Skiing is available at Tanjung Benoa, Nusa Dua with an instructor for safety and a number of hotels also have this facility. Please be aware of other swimmers in the water.

Banana Boat Riding is a thrilling activity for all but the smallest children. This activity can be found on numerous beaches throughout Bali and is a wet & wild experience.

Adventure activity in Bali Bali dolphin watching tourParasailing is a bird's eye view of the coastline, safely parasails you over the island of Bali. this activities available in Tanjung Benoa and Sanur.

Dolphin-Watching
is a must-do activity when visiting Bali especially for the family. The trip out on the boat is an experience in itself so if, by any chance the dolphins aren't around when you go out, it’s still a good time.

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