Bali is the most popular tourist destination in Indonesia, an archipelago of almost 20,000 islands. It offers different unique and diverse attractions to visitors- great beaches, natural picturesque sceneries, ancient ruins, cultural immersions, new gastronomic experiences and many more. It was awarded as one of the best islands in the world because of its surroundings, both mountain and coastal areas, excellent international and local restaurants, and the friendliness of the local people.
Here are the top 10 places to visit in Bali, Indonesia and fun activities you need to try.
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Ulun Danu Beratan Temple. Located in Bedugul, at the edge of Baratan Lake. It is the most picturesque temple on the island. Floating looking from afar, it is so serene with beautiful intricate architectural designs.
Bali Swing. Pose for an incredible shot that is Instagram worthy while swinging in the air with the most beautiful jungle surrounding in the background. It is not for the kids though. Feel the nostalgia when you try these swings that range from 12 meters to unbelievable 78 meters in length.
Bali Swing in Ubud
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Bali Holy Bath and Jungle Swing Private Day Trip
Uma Pakel Swing in Tegalalang Ubud
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Tanah Lot Temple. Be amazed with the scenic view of this Hindu Temple that sits atop a large rock formation, one of the top 10 places to visit in Bali, Indonesia. Best to visit during sunrise or sunset. If you want to walk to the temple, you have to check the schedule of low tide since during high tide, it is an island completely surrounded by waters.
Monkey Forest. One of the attractions in Ubud. In this Hindu complex, you will find three temples that were built since the 14th century and more than 500 monkeys. The complex is a nature reserve, so you’ll enjoy the natural scenery plus take wonderful pictures of the monkeys while feeding them with bananas.
Tegalalang Rice Terraces. A UNESCO Heritage site, this scenic hillside of terraced rice paddies that stretch on for what seems like an eternity in lush natural greenery is one of the most beautiful places to visit. Escape from the sandy beaches of Bali and immerse yourself with nature.
Tirta Empul. A temple complex that is made of a number of pools filled by fountains. Hindu bathe here with the belief that the flowing waters are sacred. The complex is full of ancient architectural wonders and statues with ornate and intricate designs. Take a picture just like Julia Roberts. This is one of the locations of the movie Eat, Pray, Love.
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Bingin Beach. One of the sought after surfing spots in Bali. The beach is so stunning because of the view of the Indian Ocean, making it to the list of top 10 places to visit in Bali, Indonesia. From the top of the cliffs, you will be in awe, and once you descend down, you will be greeted by the beautiful beach , crystal clear waters. You’ll also find here great eateries that serve authentic Indonesian cuisines.
Uluwatu Temple. Standing 70 meters high above the sea, this temple is overlooking the cliffs. Because of the spectacular views, unique ancient ornate architecture, this place is always part of the itinerary of Bali visitors.
Bali Marine and Safari Park. Home to Indonesian flora and fauna plus different species of animals. You can also enjoy the daily dance and musical shows. Get into a Safari Tour to watch the animals roam the park grounds.
Bali Safari and Marine Park
Bali Safari and Marine Park Tickets (Domestic Rate)
Bali Safari and Marine Park ‘Rhino’ with Transfers
Telaga Waja White Water Rafting. Dubbed as the longest white water rafting site in Bali at more than 17 kilometers long. In order to complete it, it will take you more than 3 hours. The experience is complete with beautiful sceneries of green fields- hills, valleys and waterfalls.