Southeast Asia is blessed with amazing countries with beautiful sceneries, one of them is Indonesia. Your trip to Indonesia is not complete until you visit the magnificent province of Bali. The province composes of the Island of Bali and other smaller islands.
Bali is one of my top travel destinations. It is known to be the Island of Peace and Love. It is the home of vast green landscapes, breathtaking surf spots and ancient temples. There are a lot of things you can do when in Bali, you can surely check some of your bucket list items during your trip. Here are some of the travel activities you can enjoy and experience in Bali:
- Be amazed at the stunning rice terraces of Bali.
Bali is surely the home of vast green landscapes, visiting the rice terraces is one of the attractions in Bali. You can visit different rice terraces while riding a motorcycle. You can rent a motorcycle or you can ask a guide to drive you around. One of the famous terraces is in Jatiluwih, in fact, it is considered as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
- Visit the Ancient Temples.
Take those worth sharing photographs while strolling outside an ancient temple. Visiting the ancient temples would definitely take you back in time. One of the most-talked about temples in Bali is the Pura Taman Saraswati. The temple perfectly showcases the Balinese architecture, it also features a pond with blooming lotuses. If you’re in luck, you can get to see a traditional dance show being held in the temple area.
- Swim in Bali Beaches.
Bali is packed up with spectacular white sand beaches. Your long day stroll can end on a Bali beach. The next day, you can soak up the sun. You can find a gem in Pasir Putih where lies a white sand beach.
- Surf away all day in Bali.
The reason why Bali is one of my top travel destinations is because of surfing. The province is the home of the best surfing spots in the world. If you are a skilled and a pro surfer, Uluwatu is the surf spot for you. You have to fight the current and paddle your way to get to the Uluwatu cave. For surfing beginners, Nusu Dua is your spot.
- Have a Bali Healthy Eat Out.
Traveling ruins your healthy diet, to get back to healthy eating, visit Ubud. Bali is known for its Eat, Pray, Love tourism campaign, the food in Bali is cheap and guaranteed to be healthy. You should try to dine at Alchemy Bali, it is vegan café and juice bar. You have to taste everything in Alchemy from the main course to the mouth-watering desserts.
Be sure not to miss to eat the different Bali exotic foods. Take note of Lawar Nyawan, a bee larvae salad. It is extracted from the honeycomb, added with a lawar spice. Beehive is not commonly found in the market so the dish is considered a rare delicacy.
These are only five of the hundreds of activities you can try in Bali. The Balinese people are known for their kindness so take your time to interact and get to know them and their rich culture, they are always willing to give you some travel tips for your Bali travel.
Hope this makes you more excited to travel in Bali. What are you waiting for? Write down Bali as one of your top travel destinations now. Happy Bali travel to you!