Things you must do when you are visiting Bali

things to do in bali

These days Bali attracts people from different parts of the world. This has become one of the premium honeymoon destinations for people that love serene beaches and the silent picturesque place where they can actually listen to their own heartbeat and spend some days without worries. This place is loved by so many people for so many different reasons. But when you are in Bali, you have to incorporate certain things into your checklist. Without doing these things you cannot speculate that you have had a good trip of Bali. So let’s discuss the most important things to do in Bali.

We are listing here a few things to do in Bali for honeymooners.

Tanah Lot Temple

Sunset at the Tanah Lot temple in Bali, Indonesia
Sunset at the Tanah Lot temple in Bali, Indonesia

The Temple is open from 7 am in the morning to 7 pm in the afternoon. This place is one of the major sites of Bali and should not be missed at any given point. Once in Bali, you should come to this place once. The temple and the scenic beauty around is everything we are talking about. This place looks absolutely breathtaking during the twilight. So it is advised that after your day trip to other parts of Bali, you must this place. But the high tides are way more dangerous and hence you must listen to the rules depicted by your guide. This sounds odd, but this can be taken as one of the romantic things to do in Bali.

Uluwatu Temple

Uluwatu Temple-Things-to-do-in-Bali

Bali is all about its temples and beaches. Well, Uluwatu is another wonderfully crafted temple that states the history of Hindu priests of South East Asia. This place is situated on the cliff edge of a mountain and the waves of Indian Ocean can be seen from the premises of this temple from a height of 250 m. When you enter this temple, you have to wear the ethnic garment offered by the local shops. Without that piece of cloth, you cannot enter the temple premises! The amphitheater hosts fire dances every evening. There’s also a monkey forest that may enhance your interest. This is one of the cheap things to do in Bali.

Besakih Temple

View of Pura Besakih Temple in Bali Island, Indonesia
View of Pura Besakih Temple in Bali Island, Indonesia

This is the largest and biggest temple among all the temples of Bali. This is situated at 1000m above from the ground on mountain Agung. This is a huge temple and worships three major deities; The Brahma, Vishnu, and Lord The big temple is surrounded by small sanctuaries. There are 18 sanctuaries available in this area. This is known as the ‘Mother Temple’. The mountain backdrops are wonderful and when you snap a picture of the temple in front of the mountain backdrop, it will look ravishing.

Ubud monkey forest

Ubud monkey forest-Bali
The Ubud Monkey Forest is a nature reserve and Hindu temple complex in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Its official name is the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary.

This is another interesting and one of the most amazing and wonderful sites of Bali. This place does not only bear the spiritual and cultural heritage of the old inhabitants of this country but also encourage the scientists to run some science researches across the county to know more about vegetation and the flora and fauna of the island. The area is filled with monkeys, so when you are visiting this place, take care of your belongings and of course, maintain the rules depicted by your guide. Do not overdo things as this may lead to dangerous consequences. if you have children along with you, keep them at safe distance from the animals.

Tegallalang rice terraces

Tegallalang rice terraces-Bali
Beautiful rice terraces in the morning light near Tegallalang village, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.

This place can give your eyes some soothing things to see. The terrace gardening is the specialty of this place. Ubud is famous for the amazing terrace gardening and there are lots of shops available across the roads. These shops sell souvenirs that you may like buying for your friends and family. After a hectic tour throughout the day, you can come to this place to have some wonderfully cooked Balinese cuisine and the view would be nothing less than godly! You are going to witness the lush green fields around you while having some wonderful platter of your choice. Want to experience the nightlife in Bali, go out shopping.

Mount Batur

Mount Batur at sunrise in the morning
Mount Batur at sunrise in the morning

Generally, normal tourists do not hop on Mount Batur. They visit Kintamani which is the home of this gigantic thing. There’s a beautiful natural lake; Lake Caldera situated. If this place is in your itinerary, you are one of the luckiest people that visit Bali as not many visits this side. You need to reach to Panelokan which is the local version for “scenic stopover”. Restaurants are there and you can have your food here eyeing the beautiful mount Batur in front of you. This houses a still active volcano that erupts sometimes in years. You can come here for a romantic Bali dinner as well.

Bali Safari and Marine Park

Bali Safari and Marine Park

Looking for things to do in Bali Seminyak? Bali Safari is one of the main attractions for the kiddos. Children love to spend their days here in the safari. You can actually see more than 60 species roaming around you without any burden. They are in their natural habitat and tourists can visit the place in a bus offered by the authority. The enclosures are not that much stuff and hence the animals can move freely throughout the safari park. The Marine park houses several species of aquatic animals and of course beautiful fishes. This is something you should incorporate in your list keeping in mind that you have children along with you. Looking for things to do in Bali at night? Go out shopping with your kids.

Goa Gajah

Pura Goa Gajah temple at Bali, Indonesia
Pura Goa Gajah temple at Bali, Indonesia

If you love history and you have an interest in knowing more about the people and tradition of this part of the world, this place will enhance your interest. This can be taken as something different to do in Bali. The elephant cave is an archeological site and may take only a few hours of your day. This is very close to central Ubud and hence can be easily reached in your vehicle. The rock wall carvings are something you will love to see. The bathing pools and fountains and central meditational cave situated at the premises are not less than amazing.

Jatiluwih rice terrace

Jatiluwih Rice Terraces UNESCO protected Rice Fields
Jatiluwih Rice Terraces UNESCO protected Rice Fields

Situated at the foot of Mount Batukaru, this place offers some exotic and scenic views to the tourists. If you have a cup of tea at a roadside stall here, you can actually breathe the nature and just don’t want to return from this place. There’s a void in your soul and once you visit this place, you will find that the void has gone and you can actually feel your soul. This can be taken as one of the things to do in Bali in December.

These are some of the major sites that should be in your itinerary when you are visiting Bali. Besides these places, lots of beautiful sites are available in things to do in Bali Kuta, so while planning your tour, go through the internet and make it the trip of your life.

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