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Bali, Indonesia

Quick Overview

Who is this Trip For?

This World-Famous Indonesian Island has Beautiful Beaches, Lush Tropical Forests, and Vibrant Culture.

If you are a Beach Lover or Adventure-Seeker and want to experience this unique culture for a 7-10 day Trip, then this is for you!

Bring your Camera, because the Landscapes are absolutely Stunning!

Suggested Activities

One of the most interesting features of Bali’s History and Culture are the Temples.

Of the Nine Directional Temples, the Uluwatu Temple is the most recommended to Explore, and is known for its spectacular cliff-top sunset views!

Also, the Tanah Lot Sea Temple, located on a Rocky Island, is also epic!

Bali is famous for its Tropical Beaches. 

Some of the best include Padang Padang or Jimbaran beach.

Enjoy the jaw-dropping white sandy beaches, clear waters, and make the most of the delicious seafood restaurants and sunsets at Jimbaran beach!

Kuta or Canggu beach are both Perfect Surf Spots for Consistent, Beginner/Intermediate Friendly waves, both with great vibes!

Hiking to the Top of Mount Batur will leave you speechless as you stand atop the Active Volcano watching the incredible Sunrise Views!

Make the most of the Crystal Clear Waters and thriving Marine Wildlife by Scuba Diving or Snorkelling!

Recommendable are the waters around Nusa Penida or a tour to the nearby Gili Islands, where you can Manta Rays, Turtles, and many many Fish!

This Natural Sanctuary for the Balinese Long-Tailed Monkeys is very popular, as watching these playful monkeys is fascinating!

Top Tips

To be more Adventurous and Flexible when exploring the Island, rent some Scooters!

These are fairly cheap, and the best way to discover the Island’s Hidden Gems!

Bali offers some extremely Tasty foods!

Try Traditional Dishes like Nasi Goreng or Babi Guling if you want to get a real taste of Bali!

Be respectful of the Balinese Hindu culture, which emphasises modest dress and behaviour, especially when visiting sacred sites.

Make it Unique

The Bali Swing is a popular Tourist Attraction, where you can swing on GIANT Swings out over the edge, looking over Panoramic Views of the Rice Fields and Jungle!

If you want to see Monkeys and other Wildlife in their Habitat, then book a jungle trek with a guide who will also teach you so much about the different plants found in the Rainforest!

If you really want a unique experience, go on a Night-over overnight-Trek to see the Jungle in a completely different way!

Traditional Dance Performances like the Kecak or Legging Dances allow you to experience the rich traditions of the Balinese People!

How to get There?

Flying: The best way to get to Bali is to fly into the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar (DPS).

Other: You can take the Ferry from Lombok, or the Bus from Java.

How to get Around?

Getting around Bali is easy and inexpensive with the local bemos (public transport open mini-vans), taxis, and motorbike rentals.

How to get There?

Flying: The best way to get to Bali is to fly into the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar (DPS).

Other: You can take the Ferry from Lombok, or the Bus from Java.

How to get Around?

Getting around Bali is easy and inexpensive with the local bemos (public transport open mini-vans), taxis, and motorbike rentals.

Safety Concerns

Bali is generally Safe for Tourists.

As with any tourist destination, it’s always a good idea to be aware of your surroundings and keep your valuables safe.

Here are some specific safety concerns to be aware of:

  • Traffic: there are a lot of cars & scooters on the road, so be careful crossing the street and always wear a helmet when riding a scooter.
  • Scams: Be cautious of Common scams, such as Fake Taxi Meterings and overpriced Goods.
  • Natural Disasters: Bali is located in an Active Volcano, so be aware of potential eruptions or earthquakes.
  • Health: Some areas may have poor sanitation, be cautious about food poisoning.

Where to Stay?

The areas with the most affordable options are Kuta and Ubud.

  • Hostels: There are many great options for affordable hostels, either with shared or private rooms. Hostelworld is a great resource to find and book beds. This is the best value option and ideal for solo travelers. The most highly reviewed Hostel is the Indraprastha Home Stay Hostel in Ubud, with a 9,9/10 Rating.
  • There are many great Airbnb offerings, and this option may be the best value for families or groups.
  • Hotels are a good option for families, or people mainly looking to relax.