12 Best Things To Do in Bali, Indonesia 12 Best Things To Do in Bali, Indonesia

12 Best Things To Do in Bali, Indonesia

Bali is one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the world, and therefore it’s on everyone’s bucket list. During a 3-week Bali itinerary, it is best to have a combination of hidden gems, cultural experiences, and the island’s most stunning locations. Following our guide of the best things to do in Bali, Indonesia.

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1. Tegalalang Rice Terraces

Tegalalang Rice Terraces is a valley of rice paddies, located north of Ubud. During the daytime, Tegalalang is an incredibly popular attraction in Bali but in the early morning, it is one of our top things to do in Bali. 

2. Sekumpul Waterfalls

Dislocated from all other tourist attractions is the Sekumpul waterfall: a real gem! A 40-minute hike down to the foot of the waterfall, reveals an enormous powerful fall and when the sun shines, a rainbow appears at the foot. Our number one must-do in Bali!

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3. Visit Diamond Beach

White beaches, silk blue water, and palm trees on the foot of an enormous limestone cliff. Diamond Beach in Nusa Penida Island might have the title ‘most beautiful place in Bali’ and therefore a must-visit!

4. Explore paradise Gili Air

Ok, the Gili islands aren’t part of Bali but it just has to be on your 3-week Bali Travel Guide. White sand, turquoise water, and bikes as transportation. Yes, Gili Air is car-less!

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Snorkeling with turtles is one of the popular things to do on Gili Air. Grab a snorkel, dive in and explore paradise!

5. Stay with a local family

Get to know the Balinese local life by staying with a local family. One of the things you must do in Bali is to get to know the island. Experience how the real Balinese people live their daily lives, help them do their work, taste the incredibly tasty food they eat. After these days you will leave a lot of new friends behind.

6. Sunrise in Munduk

No matter if you’re a morning person or not, make sure to experience the sunrise in the Munduk region. Munduk is higher up north in Bali and the climate is more foggy and rainy, which makes it greener than near the coast. The pool photo below is at Munduk Moding Plantation.

7. Monkey Forest in Ubud

In the heart of Ubud is a forest without a fence where monkies roam free. The big old rainforest is a beautiful walk and at some locations, the monkeys are relaxing or getting fed to keep them calm. Don’t worry, there are monkey police is they start to get annoying. 

8. Must do on Bali: Kelingking Nusa Penida

Yes, this one sounds a little strange. Nusa Penida owns some mind-blowing views and natural beauties. Visiting Kelingking on a Nusa Penida Trip is a must-do on your Bali Route. A 40-minute boat ride from the Sanur harbor will take you to the most impressive views you will have around Bali. Do you see the T-Rex head in the third photo? :)

9. Kecak Fire Dance

The Kecak Fire Dance is a dance performance in Bali. A group of 65+ human vocals acting as instruments that strengthen a story told in the form of dance. Witness the dance at sunset on a cliff-top amphitheater at Uluwatu Temple or in the center of Ubud town.

10. Become a Canggu Foodie

Canggu is a food lovers paradise! Indonesian food, burgers, fusion, vegan, and the best coffees and cakes. Compensate that with a little surf, CrossFit, or yoga and are ok to be a full-time foodie when staying in Canggu!

11. Surfing in Bali

No matter if it is your first time or you are a real skilled surfer; Bali is surfing. Kuta for beginners and loads of other spots like Uluwatu or Canggu for the more experienced surfers. To the beginners out there: Grab a surfboard, find an instructor on the beach and you are ready to go!

12. Uluwatu Cliff – The 70-meter high cliff

In the deep southern tip of Bali, the limestone cliff drops go straight down into the ocean. Uluwatu Cliff, officially named Karan Boma Cliff has a height of 70 meters! The sunset from this location is one of the things you must see in Bali.

04/11/2022 https://www.saltinourhair.com/bali/things-to-do-bali/
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