It’s no secret that the Island of the Gods is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world. The land is blessed with an abundance of different tourist attractions, making the island of Bali the perfect vacation destination. Backed by very easy access by both air and sea. Flights are available both domestically and internationally and can also be accessed by ferry or boat from the surrounding islands, viz Java AND Lombokobviously this is a consideration if Bali is suitable for local and foreign tourists.
After reaching 4th place in 2022, Bali managed to ‘move up’ and finished in 2nd place The 10 most popular destinations for 2023 TripAdvisor version. It’s hard to imagine tourists running out of ideas for activities in Bali. As the tourist attractions in Bali are very diverse and almost endless. Every corner of the island always reserves interesting surprises. Here are 5 itineraries in Bali to make you experience an exciting vacation!
Enjoy the beauty of the white sand beach
When visiting Bali, obviously enjoying the beauty of the beach and the sunset is a must-do tourist activity. There are various white sand beaches that you can explore while visiting this island.
Pandaua beach located in Kutuh village, Badung regency. The strategic location of Pandawa Beach and wide flowing road access with the words “Pandawa Beach” imprinted on the limestone cliffs which are carved and carved with the characters of Pandawa statues in the Mahabharata story make this beach called Pandawa Beach. In addition to the interesting historical side of Pandawa Beach, this beach also offers tourists a view of the white sand beach and beautiful sunsets.
Suluban beach is famous for its big and strong waves which are an attractive destination for surfers. Suluban Beach is one of the beaches in Uluwatu which is located in a hidden place, the beauty of the white sand beach of Suluban Beach is maintained by its aesthetics. The main attraction of this beach is the two large rocks that look like gates flanking the entrance and a place to relax on the rocks. This beach is also often referred to as Blue Point Beach / Blue Point Bali.
As the name suggests, Ungasan Melasti Beach is located in the village of Ungasan in southern Bali. The location of Melasti beach, which has a line of solid limestone hills and there are three gates and a row of Balinese dancer statues lining the beach garden, looks beautiful and charming. Voluntarily passing the tourists through the winding and downhill roads above the white limestone cliffs to access this beach.
Visit the temple
The second mandatory program that can make your vacation on the island of gods more meaningful is to explore the temples of Bali. Considering that most of the Balinese are Hindus, there are obviously many temples on this island. The temples of Bali have high spiritual value and are open to the public as tourist attractions. Here is a selection of Bali temple tours famous for their beauty:
Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is one of the tourist attractions in Bedugul. The temple which is located on the banks of Lake Beratan has many attractions for tourists. Lake Beratan, known as the sacred mountain with a height of 1,239 meters above sea level, offers a view of the impressive and beautiful temple against a beautiful mountain backdrop.
About Ulun Danu Bratan Temple:
Opening hours: 08.00 – 18.00 WITA.
Ulun Danu Beratan Temple Entrance Fee for Domestic Tourists: IDR 30,000, Foreign Tourists: IDR 70,000.
Tirta Empul temple located in Gianyar regency is one of the national cultural attractions. Next to the location of Tirta Empul temple is the Presidential Palace of Tampak Siring which distinguishes this temple from other temples.
This temple tourist destination in Bali is special because of its uniqueness, namely having a spring that keeps flowing into the pool. This bath is special because tourists can take part in a self-purification ritual, the melukat. The tradition of melukat ritual is believed to have many benefits from the Balinese people, but visitors must follow the existing rules such as wearing traditional Balinese clothes or wearing a shawl, not wearing shorts, and women who are menstruating are not welcome to join the melukat procession. Appreciating and respecting the rules in tourist attractions is part of maintaining the sacredness that exists.
About Tirta Empul Temple:
Opening hours: 09.00 – 17.00 WITA.
Tirta Empul Temple entrance fee for adult tourists: IDR 30,000, child tourists: IDR 25,000.
Saraswati Temple is one of the temples in Ubud and a popular tourist destination. Its construction was ordered by the Prince of Ubud, Cokorda Gede Agung Sukawati, as the name suggests, Saraswati Temple was built to worship Goddess Saraswati. In Hinduism, goddess Saraswati is the goddess of knowledge.
Saraswati temple was built by Mr. I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, a sculptor and architect. For tourists who like Balinese sculptures, Saraswati Temple is the right destination. Almost every temple building has sculptures by Ubud artists.
This temple also has a pond with many pink lotus flowers which is the main attraction of Saraswati temple. Entering the temple area, from the main gate, the tourists will be presented with the view of a high wall with a giant statue about 3 meters tall behind it. In the northeastern part there is a place of worship called Padmasana, where there is a carving in the shape of a turtle wrapped around two dragons.
About Saraswati Ubud Temple:
Opening hours: 07:00 – 17:00.
The entrance fee to Saraswati Ubud Temple is free.
Eat Balinese food
When visiting Bali, obviously buying Balinese food is definitely a must visit itinerary. Here are the Balinese specialties with tongue-tittering flavors, and it’s interesting to try!
Balinese food recommendations for you!
Ayam Betutu is a Balinese chicken dish which is cooked with the addition of spices and then grilled over a peel fire.
Sate Lilit is different from satay in general which uses peanut sauce/gravy. Free of other spices, this satay already has an evocative taste and aroma. Uniquely, satay lilit can be made with different types of meat, including pork, beef, chicken, sea fish and can be eaten straight without any seasoning.
Nasi Campur Bali, identical to its name, is a blend of rice and various types of side dishes such as chicken, egg, vegetables and also sate lilit (which is generally made from fish or chicken meat). The chicken sides are grilled with a yellow spice derived from Balinese turmeric and shredded coconut.
Play ATV in Bali
For you tourists who want to try new things, when you vacation in Bali, take 1.5 hours to 2 hours to experience ATV tours. Playing ATV in Bali is one of the thrilling and adrenaline-pumping adventures in Bali. ATV rental prices in Bali start from 250,000 depending on the seller who rents them. The routes offered for ATV trips also vary, some even offering off-road routes in various areas of Bali.
The following is the best route to enjoy ATV tours in Bali (TripAdvisor version):
The Bali experience
Area: Jl. Raya Kuta No. 127, 80361 Indonesia
Kuber Bali Atv Adventure
Area: Jalan Raya Payangan Gianyar Bali, Melinggih Kelod, Payangan 80572 Indonesia
Aussie Adventures in Bali
Area: Tibubiu, Kerambitan, Tabanan Regency, Bali 82161
Go to the Bali Beach Club
Beach Club, isn’t that an interesting blend of two words. What is a beach club? As the name suggests, beach club is a term that combines the beach and entertainment venues in the form of music, dance venues which are often called pubs or bars. In short, the meaning of beach club is a pub located on the beach.
When we know in cities that going to a club is something done at night with twinkling lights, a holiday in Bali will change your view of enjoying a club. There are many popular clubs in Bali, with an open space concept on the beach where you can enjoy a new atmosphere with the wind blowing and beautiful views. Many bathing establishments are also open from 10:00 until the evening. It’s really a suitable solution for an itinerary in Bali, you can do it all day.
No need to worry, Beach Clubs in Bali are scattered all over the area, from Kuta, Canggu, Seminyak, to Uluwatu. Here is a list of the best beach clubs in Bali to visit!
Tropical Temptation Beach Club
Area : Melasti, Ungasan
Opening hours: 10:00 – 20:00
Area: Pecatu, Uluwatu
Opening hours: 11.00 – 21.00 – Weekend 13.00 – 00.00
Area: Double Six, Seminyak
Opening hours: 07:00 – 23:00
Potato Head Beach Club
Area : Petitenget, Seminyak
Opening hours: 09:00 – 02:00
Ku De Ta Bali
Opening hours: 08:00 – 00:00
La Brisa Cangu
Area: Batu Mejan Beach, Canggu
Opening hours: 10:00 – 23:00
Finn’s Beach Club
Area: Berawa Beach, Canggu
Opening hours: 07:00 – 00:00
Karma Beach Bali
Area : Ungasan
Opening hours: 10:00 – 21:00
So, do you already know that if you want to take a holiday in Bali, what is the mandatory itinerary to do? Not only that, Bali is also rich in culture, let’s discover 5 traditional villages in Bali!
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