Places to visit in Bali
While you are planning to go on vacation in Bali, you must figure out things to do beforehand so that you don’t have to waste time over there figuring out activities. Pre-planning is definitely the best option. If you are planning a trip to Bali, you should be super excited for what is ahead. Bali is one of the most popular destinations in the world and it is for good reason! To help you out, we did all the research and made a list of things to do for you.
Things to do when in Bali
Visit Nusa Penida
Just little bit off of the mainland of Bali you will find three gorgeous islands Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan. Nusa Panida is the biggest one. The best way to get there is by ferry or a speed boat. Free ticket to Nusa Penida with OK Divers in Padangbai is one of the most convenient and cheapest options. It is possible to go there for a day trip but Nusa Penida is too beautiful for that. You should really intend to stay there bit longer and explore it more. The rentals for most of the year range between $50-$60 per night. If you are into caves then you must check out the Pura Goa Giri Putri Cave, crawling through its crack to reach inside will be very exciting. If you want to spend some time at the white sand beach then Atuh Beach is worth your time. Totally mesmerizing!
Visit Ubud Monkey Forest
The Ubud Monkey Forest’s original name is Mandala Wisata Wenara Wana but it is popularly known as Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. In this forest, the Balinese Hindu temple is also located, so, along with many monkeys, you will also get to see interesting temple structures. It is a beautiful place to visit and one of the most popular things to do in Ubud tour. The monkeys that are inhabited in this forest are the long-tailed macaques and their population is said to be around 605. Do not panic, if the monkeys jump on you please drop any food and walk away slowly. They will soon jump off.
Hike Mount Batur for Sunrise
What is better than starting the day with the lovely sunrise? While you are in Bali, make sure to not miss out the mount Batur sunrise trekking. Since the temperature gets higher in the day, its better that you hike super early in the morning and meanwhile, you will get to see the gorgeous sunrise. You might have to start your hike at around 4am and you must leave the place you are staying at around 2:30 am so that you are able to catch the sunrise. When you will be starting your hike, it will be extremely dark but eventually the bright sun rays will emerge and when they hit your skin, it will be the most amazing feeling ever.
Get a Balinese Massage
While you are on Bali vacation, or made a trip specifically for scuba diving, why not pamper yourself? Balinese massage is special and you surely feel relaxed and stress relieved after getting it. The masseuses in our resort spa are well-trained and they know exactly what they are doing. Balinese massage is a kind of a healing ritual, it relaxes your body. It is a combination of Chinese and Ayurvedic medicines, and during the massage, the essential oils along with the pressure applies will stimulate the blood flow in your body.
Go scuba diving
Even if you are a vacationer or a honeymooner, you should give scuba diving in Bali a try. Scuba diving in Bali dive sites is another world altogether. Bali is located in the coral triangle, the highest coral diversity in the world that hosts 76% of the world’s coral species and more than 2000 species of reef fish. Even if you are a beginner or never tried diving before, you can get the required diving training from the local dive centres. If you are a professional or experienced scuba diver, then the best time for you to come and dive is from May to November.
Pre-planning helps you stay on track while you are on vacation, of course you can make changes to your plan but make sure to not miss out these five things while you are in Bali, specially scuba diving. If you are a beginner then it will be one experience in your life that you will love sharing with others.