With its brimming rich green wilderness, stunning sights, lavish rice patios, exquisite beaches, soothing temples, spectacular waterfalls, flora and fauna, and remarkable sunsets. There is no compelling reason to ask why Bali has come to be one of the world’s most visited and well known escapades. Bali truly has a bit of something for everyone regardless of whether for solo excursions, vacations, yoga, or family travel. There is such a great amount to see on this Indonesian island, it very well may be difficult to conclude which are the best things to find in Bali. This ultimate Bali travel guide 10 days or more, will be your tour guide so you won’t miss any of Bali’s stunning sights.
Located east of Java and west of Lombok Indonesia’s primary tourist attraction Bali Island is a province of Indonesia. It is famous for its exceptionally created sculptures, conventional dances, colorful ceremonies, painting, metalworking, leather and, music. The International Film Festival is held each year in Indonesia, Bali. Furthermore, the worldwide events held in Bali consist of the Miss World 2013 and 2018 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group. Bali was also entitled as the world’s top holiday destination in March 2017, by TripAdvisor.
BEST TIME TO VISIT BALI
Bali has two diverse seasons the dry season which starts from April till October and the rainy season from November till March. As indicated by Bali.com, “The best opportunity to arrive at Bali is April, May, June, and September, soon after high season. Although it is a dry season, it’s somewhat less sticky, and room costs and manor rentals can be 30-50% low as compared to high season. The island is peaceful and less congested numerous shops offer sales & deals, cafes are less packed in those mid-season months.
HOW TO GET TOO BALI
Getting to Bali by a flight course is through the Ngurah Rai International Airport. Global and national flights are accessible nonstop, to take the tourists to the Island of The Gods.
The air terminal is planned to close once every year during the Balinese Nyepi service, for 24 hours. At Nyepi, everyone in Bali at every corner is performing holy sacraments which made the island stopped any happenings outside of these observances for one entire day.
If you like to experience a road trip there are many travel companies through which you can go to Bali. Just be certain that you are fully equipped to travel by road for long hours. From the capital of Jakarta, an overland excursion to Bali can run from 30 hours to a couple of days.
Bali can also be accessed by a ferry ride from an island of Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara. In Lombok, you can gallivant the magnificence of Mount Rinjani and immaculate seashores on the Gili islands. You can get to Bali by taking a ferry from Banyuwangi through Java Island.
Day One – The Bali Uluwatu Tour
Bali Holiday schedule visiting Tanjung Benoa beach, Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park, and Uluwatu is known as Bali Uluwatu trip.
Uluwatu is situated on the south-western tip of the Bukit Peninsula of Bali, Indonesia. It is household to the Pura Luhur Uluwatu Temple. The name Uluwatu originates from ulu, signifying ‘lands end’, and watu, signifying ‘rock’.
The Tanjung Benoa territory is in the southeastern piece of Bali. The primary enticement of Tanjung Benoa vacation lies on white-sand beaches with the calmness of the waves, known as Tanjung Benoa sea shore. Furthermore, Tanjung Benoa is known as the primary area for water sports in Bali.
At Tanjung Benoa, you will discover a lot of Bali water sports organizations. The water sports organizations in Tanjung Benoa offer activities such as Jet Ski ride, parasailing, banana pontoon ride, sea walker visit, and numerous other exciting rides.
The best time to visit Tanjung Benoa for water sports is in the first part of the day from 09:00am – 12:00pm.
Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK)
Garuda Wisnu Kencana or GWK Bali Cultural Park, one of the lucky charm of Bali. In GWK Bali Culture Park, tourists can see the statue of God Wisnu riding on an enigmatic bird known as Garuda. What makes GWK Bali special? Because of the size of the GWK Bali statues is colossal and tall.
The most adored and tempting thing to do in Bali by visiting the Uluwatu Temple is to see the Uluwatu Kecak and Fire Dance Excursion by visiting Uluwatu Temple. In the Uluwatu Temple section, there is a unique temple situated on the edge of a high cliff.
In the evening there will be arrangements for Balinese Kecak dance performance. You’ll be amazed by the mesmerizing view of the Balinese Kecak performance during sunset. The best time to visit the Uluwatu temple is at 17:00.
Day 2 – Seminyak
Even though that it’s just 15 minutes north, Seminyak feels completely different from the revelry of Kuta and Legian. It is the most developed among the famous west coast beaches. It is viewed as the most costly zone of Bali. So in the event that you are going on a tight budget, you can visit the attractions mentioned below as Bali trips from Canggu.
- Pasut Beach
- Tanah Lot Temple
- Taman Ayun
Pasut Beach is a genuine shrouded spot and one of the less explored parts of the island. The dark sand beach is wide with calm water, making it hard to swim however ideal for a long walk around it. While there aren’t any enormous resorts along the beach, there is one restaurant which is a decent place to snatch a beverage or a tidbit, since there isn’t a lot of foundation around.
You’ll have the beach essentially all to yourself for the day. However, some of the locals might appear to view the mesmeric sunset. You’ll be truly delighted in Pasut and can surely vouch for it to visit.
Tanah Lot Temple
There are numerous idealized places on the romantic island of Bali, nonetheless, there is one that symbolizes the vivid blend of magnificence, experience, and fantasies that Bali is, it is one and only Tanah Lot. Interpreting as “Land in The Sea”, Pura Tanah Lot is a 500 years of age Hinduist sanctuary found on a tiny rock island, right beside the Beraban town.
Tanah Lot is the utmost picturesque destination in Bali. Since it is just 30km from Denpasar, it’s an amazingly well-known vacation destination so attempt to not go during ends of the week and nearby holidays. Best times to visit the sanctuary would be either promptly in the first part of the day when you’d have the spot for yourself, or at dusk when you can appreciate Tanah Lot’s excellence without limit!
Among other beautiful temples, the Taman Ayun Temple Mengwi is one of the Balinese attractions that offer a novel Balinese temple structure with an immense orchard.
Day 3 – Taman Tirta Temple, Jimbaran, Kintamani
On the third day, I recommend that you plan a trip to visit charismatic Kintamani attractions. At Kintamani, you will have the option to see the sights of Mount and Lake Batur. While in Jimbaran, you will have the option to see the white sand beach, while relishing a great supper.
Kintamani Bali is one of the most loved excursion spots. Because of the regular fascination of Kintamani which offers perspectives on Mount Batur and Lake Batur. Kintamani area is elevated, making Kintamani freezing even in the daytime.
The best time to visit Kintamani is the morning in the event that you can land at Kintamani by 10:00 am, it will be incredible. For the reason that in the evening, the haze will show up and hinder the Kintamani spring of gushing lava landscape.
Taman Tirta Temple
The Taman Tirta Temple area is in Tampaksiring, Gianyar regime, close Ubud Bali. Likewise, Tirta Temple is one of the fundamental Balinese Hindu sanctuaries. The primary fascination of the Tirta Temple is not just structural design, there is also a distinctive spring pool situated in the region outside the temple. This former imperial castle is one of East Bali’s most well-known sights, and astonishing it is.
Jimbaran is a fishing town and beachfront retreat south of Kuta on the Indonesian island of Bali that get high visits from voyagers, particularly toward the evening before dusk. Southwest of the cove is Dreamland Beach and Balangan Beach, known for its solid surf waves. The intrigue of Jimbaran is the elegance, with soothing waves, and exceptional beachside feasting spots in Bali.
Towards the evening it is jam-packed with tourists. At the end of the day, most of the guests will feast with the grill fish menu.
Day 4 – Ubud Fort
No Bali trip is kaput without staying in Ubud. The little city is viewed as the traditional focus of Bali and is genuinely supernatural. Ubud Bali is known for its indigenous habitat, Balinese craft and culture, and astounding exterior activities. For example, Bali swing and Ubud wilderness boating visit.
The individuals who have additional time can unwind here with a day of yoga or back rub, be acquainted with the culture and temples of the community or solely appreciate the incredible food of Bali.
It is commonly known as Pasar Seni Ubud and located opposite to Royal Ubud Palace. If by any chance your stay is in the middle of the Ubud, the Ubud Art Market is simply at strolling distance.
This market highlights items that are made locally. It’s an incredible spot to purchase presents, regardless of whether it’s conventional batik, garments, bags, and frill, and embellishments. You can likewise look for home enrichments, for example, artworks, carvings, and furniture.
Tegalalang Rice Terrace
Probably the best fascination in Ubud that offers a terraced rice field’s sight is the Tegalalang rice patio. At the Tegalalang rice patio, other than ready to see the rice field, tourists additionally attempt Bali swing activities.
Monkey Forest Ubud
There are many forests in Bali that comprise of monkeys, for example, Sangeh monkey backwoods, Pulaki, Alas Kedaton monkey woods, and Ubud monkey woodland. Be that as it may, the most acclaimed is the Ubud Monkey Forest. Along these lines, when you explore the best things to see in Ubud, you will see Ubud Monkey Forest on the rundown.
The Campuhan Ridge Walk is probably the most ideal approaches to see the majestic Bali and is a beautiful stroll through rice fields, little towns, and rich wilderness that starts in Ubud. The walk is free and takes around two hours return, albeit best to set up off in the early hours or late evening, because of the warmth.
Bring along water and your camera, as there are many spots along the walk that are ideal for photography. The Karsa Café is an extraordinary bistro to stop for lunch or espresso. Karsa is a peaceful and wonderful spot, offering outside seating among lily lakes and rice porches.
Day 5 – Pura Lempuyang
In the event that you love to explore temples, add Pura Lempuyang to the rundown. It’s one of the most established Hindu sanctuaries in Bali.
All tourists must wear a sarong to enter the sanctuary, and you can lease one at the passage door. Upon your arrival, you’ll notice the line at the first and most mainstream entryway, otherwise called the “Passage to Heaven.” It’s a famous spot to take photographs and ideally, it’s a crisp morning to see Mount Agung through the doors.
In the event that you have additional time, think about visiting the other 6 sanctuaries in the complex. It’s a quiet excursion and will assume control more than 3 hours to visit all the doors. En route up, see local people carrying foods to the different sanctuaries for devotions. Pura Lempuyang is a decent spot to visit in the event that you need to escape from the primary zones of Bali.
Day 6 + 7 – North Bali
While most tourists don’t care about North Bali in indulgence for the South, most people will soon realize that the south is not for them. On the sixth day, it’s a great idea to travel towards the north side of Bali. In North Bali, you can visit beach Lovina, Gitgit falls and take a bath in a natural spa, Banjar.
Most tourists who excursion to Lovina beach since they wish to see dolphins in the ocean of Lovina Buleleng Bali. The waves on Lovina beach are exceptionally quiet, with dark sand.
If your main concern for visiting Lovina beach is to see a dolphin in the sea. Then the best time to visit Lovina beach is towards the beginning of the day around 05:00 am.
Banjar Natural Hot Springs
The Banjar hot spa is around 5 km southwest of Lovina beach Buleleng. The naturally heated water in a lake contains sulfur. As a result, it makes the Banjar natural spa as one of the primary lure tourist resorts.
The Gitgit Waterfall
The Gitgit Waterfall in the Buleleng regime is the most renowned Bali cascade fascination.
Day 8 – Nusa Penida
At present, the Nusa Penida Island is on the to-do list of every tourist while visiting Bali. This island is located in the southeastern part of Bali.
Typically, Indonesian, Indian, and Philippines tourists visiting Nusa Penida for one day. Various cases for European and Australian visitors, more often than not spend their time in Nusa Penida for three days.
For a day excursion to Nusa Penida from Bali, it is easy to do. You just need to go to Sanur beach in Bali in the first part of the day. At the point when you land at Sanur beach, you can take a swift boat to Nusa Penida Island and come back from Nusa Penida to Bali in the evening.
Intriguing Attractions with regards to Nusa Penida
Coming up next are beach attractions in Nusa Penida Bali that Indian, Hongkong, Singaporean and Philippines sightseers will visit in 1 day.
- Kelingking Beach.
- Heavenly attendant Billabong.
- Broken Beach.
- Precious stone Bay.
Spend this day in exploring Kuta Bali tourist attractions while looking for presents for loved ones.
To discover goods in the territory of Kuta Bali vacation destination is exceptionally simple. You can go to Balinese keepsakes at Krisna Oleh-Oleh outlets or Joger Kuta Bali. Other than exploring, tourists will visit the Kuta shopping center and Kuta Beach Bali. In the event that Kuta isn’t what you are searching for, you can have a one day visit to Gili Island Lombok.
On your tenth and final day in Bali, is a free program while hanging tight for your flight time to the air terminal. You can pack your luggage, or on the contrary that you have additional time, just enjoy your last at your hotel and get a relaxing Balinese massage.
BONUS: SECRET HOTEL TIP
I highly recommend to pick a hotel close to the airport that has it all for trips like this one, feels like a resort and takes the stress out of your first and last hours on the island (and in between, because it’s perfectly located to get anywhere)
In case you’re curious which one we have picked three times already and love to come back every time again, let me show you our best find.
Every time we check in at the Hilton Garden Inn Bali it feels a little bit like coming home. Friendly faces, smiling staff that even remembers us and puts effort in every detail to make us feel comfortable and welcome. Their breakfast buffet is amazing and we really enjoy their authentic local cuisine (and I have to admit, the kids enjoy their great pizza as well).
This resort like little gem is just minutes away from the airport, strategically located to get anywhere quickly. For us it’s the perfect spot to rest and relax, not just after a long flight.