Best experiences in Bali: Is Bali a Paradise Island?

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The most popular and beautiful island gateway in Southeast Asia is undoubtedly Bali. This Indonesian Island has already surprised millions of visitors with its diversified treasure of irresistible attractions. Tourists visiting Bali enjoy different kinds of experiences with enriched history and culture. The rich natural treasure that you find in Bali is hard to find in any other Indonesian Island. If you are visiting Bali, your experiences might include wandering through lush rice fields, trekking on top of the Volcanic Mountains or just getting relaxed at any Balinese Spa. If you want to know why it is called a Paradise Island stick to this list to know the Best experiences in Bali.

But do you know?

  • An Island where you can find over 10,000 ancient Hindu Temples and some of them famous for their dramatic location.
  • An Island where you find Active volcanoes, lush greeneries and beaches.
  • An Island where you find unusual black sandy beaches, something rare to see.
  • The world’s largest commercial bamboo building, popularly known as Bamboo Chocolate factory is located in Bali.
  • World’s most unusual, unique and expensive coffee, Kopi Luwak (a coffee produced from animal poop) is found in Bali.

Having said so, let us find out what are the Best experiences in Bali for you to have in 2019.

Best experiences in Bali

Enjoy Pristine Beaches.

There are some great sugar-granulated white sandy beaches in Bali. Enjoying these Beaches is certainly one of the most spectacular experiences for you to have in Bali. Kuta Beach is extremely popular and famous for windsurfing. Areas like Seminyak, Sanur, Jimbaran, etc. are all popular for amazing beaches in Bali. You can also enjoy a different type of water sports in these Beaches. Enjoying the pristine Beaches is certainly one of the best experiences to have in Bali.

Visit Temples

Balinese people are extremely cultural, and they strongly respect their religion. The entire island has a large number of temples, and few of them are located on the dramatic landscape at the backdrop of nature. These temples are not only the place for rituals but act as a platform to showcase Balinese culture. Popular temples have amphitheaters where thousands of tourists gather to see local Balinese dance performances held during Sunset. Some of the famous temples in Bali are Tanah Lot Temple, Uluwatu Temple, and Besakih Temple are the top three temples in Bali that you cannot miss.

Climb a Mountain.

There are two active volcanos in Bali, and Mount Batur is one of them. You can actually trek and climb on top of Mount Batur. To get this thrilling experience, wake up early morning and reach the Kintamani Village from where the trekking route begins. Once you reach the top watch the mesmerizing view of the rising sun as it lazily peeks out of the horizon. The 360-degree panoramic view from the top of the mountain is absolutely stunning. Mount Batur Sunrise Trekking in Bali is a thrilling experience for everyone visiting this Paradise Island.

Meet Monkeys at the Monkey Forest.

The Monkey Forest is one of the famous attractions in Bali. It is located in Ubud in the northern part of Bali. Once you visit there, you find a large number of long-tailed notorious monkeys playfully enjoying in their natural habitat inside the huge forest. These long-tailed monkeys are especially seen in Bali and there are over 600 of them living in this forest. You can watch them closely as they free-roam inside the forest. You can also feed them with bananas, their favorite food.

Explore the underground labyrinth Goa Gala-Gala.

In Nusa Lembongan, Bali you can find an amazing and interesting landmark which is the Goa Gala-Gala. This is basically an underground house looking like a labyrinth. You might wonder who would have built such a unique house. It has a bedroom, dining room, kitchen, bathroom and also a sacred meditation room. You can access this underground house through a path veering off the main road towards Ceningan bridge. The experience visiting this place certainly remains in the list of the best experiences in Bali.

Visit Tegallalang Rice Terraces

The Tegallalang Rice Terraces is a great place to visit as this is a lush green rice field with breathtaking natural beauty. Over here, the rice plantation is done on the slopes across the valley. You can climb to the top of the rice terraces and get a stunning view of the surrounding beauty from the top.

Try Luwak Kopi.

You cannot leave Bali unless trying this unique Luwak Kopi. This is a special type of coffee produced from an animal poop called civet after they expel the undigested coffee beans. The entire preparation of this coffee, from roasting to grinding takes place in traditional form. Outside Bali, this coffee is extremely expensive, but in Bali, you can enjoy a cup of hot brewing Luwak Kopi for just $5.

Enjoy Balinese Dance.

Balinese are great dancers and you can see some exceptionally well-choreographed dance performances during your visit to this island. Legong is a special kind of beautiful Balinese dance where every movement of the body parts has a meaning and minutely choreographed. This is a dance where movement from eyeballs to toes takes place according to the rhythm. You can enjoy this unique dance show at multiple venues in Ubud. Ubud Palace is one such venue where this dance is organized on a regular basis.

Final Verdict

The island of Bali has so many experiences for travellers that few of them prefer re-visiting. It is a fact that on one visit you cannot complete the bucket list of experiences. Bali is moreover divided into north, South, East, West, and every region is famous for some unique attractions. There is no single reason available for people to call Bali as a Paradise Island, but there are multiple of them. Visit Bali to adequately explore this lovely island’s natural beauty, people, culture, nightlife, food and all other unique experiences.


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