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Being Indonesia’s most famous island, Bali is one of the beloved honeymoon destinations for the newlywed couple. Be it exotic weather or rich heritage, the tourist attraction has all of it to make your holidays exceptional and unforgettable. People around the globe visit ‘The Island of the Gods’ to rejuvenate themselves from the hustle of daily life. Mystical Temples, Indonesia food, best handicrafts, tropical weather are some of the reasons to fall in love with this place. Words are never enough to describe the enchanting magic of Bali.
Let’s have a look at activities and places to explore in Bali:
An auspicious temple in Bali, locally known as Pura Luhur Uluwatu is one of the major tourist attractions. Blending a beautiful sunset with five world-class surf breaks presents a captivating sight to witness. Kecak Fire Dance also called ‘monkey chant’ or merely ‘fire dance’ in Bali, is performed at the open amphitheatre near the temple.
2: Tanah Lot
Depicting the magnificent centuries-old architecture, Tanah lot offers incredible offshore settings. The Balinese temple (Pura) can be found over 980 feet off the island shore. Tanah Lot means ‘Land on the sea’ is about 500 years old, providing visitors, an unseen spiritual experience and an enchanting view of the wide-open ocean.
3: Scuba Diving
Never got the chance to feel the majestic beauty of the underwater world? Worry not, Bali has so much in its bag to offer you. Bali’s countless diving sites carry calm water with an incredible view of marine life, not only macro but also big fishes. Moreover, the best time to visit Bali is from the end of February until September. For beginners, Bali offers you various dive centres to find a diver in you.
4: Mount Batur
Explore your love for trekking through Bali’s active volcano and together witness the sunrise over the clouds. Also, you will be mesmerized by having the sight of crystal clear water of Lake Batur from the top. Wearing clothes like leggings or shorts or something you are comfortable in would be recommended as climate changes from one night to the other or during the hike.
5: Tegallalang Rice terraces
Situated in Ubud, lush green terrace fields offer calm and pleasant weather for tourists visiting here. The hotspot is very famous amongst tourists and is located 20 minutes drive north of Ubud in Bali. Morning is the best time to visit rice terraces if you don’t like heat and the crowd. Undoubtedly, you will have fun roaming around, clicking selfies and enjoying.
6: Goa Gajah
Goa Gajah or the ‘Elephant caves’ is located 10 minutes outside of Ubud in Bali. It was primarily built as a meditation centre when Balinese ruled the island. This place is a famed tourist attraction filled with cultural and spiritual auspiciousness. Explore
Indonesia’s archaeological and religious foundation. It is believed that its entrance depicts the Hindu earth god Bhoma while others say the mouth belongs to the child-eating witch Rangda from Balinese mythology.