Tourist attractions in Bali seem to be able to captivate anyone who visits. The title of “the Island of the Gods” is firmly attached to this small Indonesian island. From nature, cultural tourism, culinary, to shopping, you can do it all in Bali, one of the most beautiful islands in Indonesia. Although only covering 5,780 square kilometers, almost every inch of Bali is a tourist destination. You can easily find the most beautiful beaches in Bali, such as Kuta or Dreamland. Bali's arts and culture can be found by visiting a tourist village. The splendor of Mount Agung as the highest mountain in Bali will also mesmerize your heart. The Garuda Wisnu Kencana or GWK statue has become an icon of Bali Island crowded by tourists, especially during the holidays. Likewise, the temples are magnificent and rich with a sacred atmosphere as a place of worship. Children-friendly tourist attractions such as zoos, water parks, to turtle’s captivity as one of the rare protected animals are also popular. Along with the rapid development of tourism in Bali, accommodation for lodgings has also emerged. It means you won’t have trouble finding a hotel here. However, it’ll be easier if you do a search and booking through a travel application, like Traveloka.
Bali is never empty of tourists, even if it’s not the holiday season. This place is also a favorite destination for couples to honeymoon, as well as educational tours for school kids. Somehow, the tons of attractions in Bali can end up confusing tourists. Which one should you go first and after? To ease your concern, here are the recommendations
For those of you who like art, it never hurts to visit the Dream Museum Zone Bali. This museum utilizes the sophistication of technology combined with art to produce an interesting illusion of paintings.
Make no mistake: Bali also has a lot of child-friendly tourist destinations, and one of which is the Bali Zoo. From the name, this particular tourist attraction in Bali is presenting a variety of animals for children education facilities and tremendous excitement. Watching various animals isn’t the only thing you can do at Bali Zoo. You can also have breakfast with orangutans, enjoy the thrill of bathing elephants in mud puddles, and even enjoying the night at the zoo.
Are you looking for an exciting place in Bali to decorate your Instagram account feeds? Bukit Campuhan (Campuhan Hill) is the right place to go. It’s dominated by rice fields, valleys, and rows of trees, displaying shades that are so beautiful and natural. The beautiful hill is also known as Bukit Cinta Campuhan among tourists. You can explore the beauty of this hidden hill by walking through a path that looks like breaking the mountain. Morning is the best time to visit because the sunrise will look very beautiful from here.
Pura Besakih (Besakih Temple) is the biggest temple on the island of Bali. This Bali tourist destination is at the foot of Mount Agung, so the fresh air and thick nuances of nature around it are a sure thing. As a place of worship, this temple is the implementation center of all activities from all temples built in Bali. Built since 1,007 AD, the exotic Besakih Temple becomes one of the destinations included in the World Heritage category. Since it’s a place of worship, women on period are not allowed to enter the temple.
As the name suggests, this tourist attraction offers direct interaction with long-tailed apes. Based on the narratives of the indigenous people, the monkeys inhabiting the area are considered sacred. Their existence shouldn’t be disturbed, and they’re allowed to live freely. Interacting with apes isn’t the only activity you can do here. The natural atmosphere offered by Ubud Monkey Forest is so beautiful and soothing. Being here makes you feel like you’re reuniting with nature. This is the best place for you who want to release the burden and fatigue.
Exploring the exoticism and beauty of tourist attractions in Bali can make your stomach hungry. Your next itinerary is to discover Bali’s culinary specialties. Here are the following recommendations for you
Don’t forget to taste Bali’s typical culinary, ayam betutu (betutu chicken), when you’re here. Its spicy taste is very delicious, not to mention that the processed spices are also plentiful and vibrant. This culinary’s uniqueness lies in the way it’s processed, where herbs are put into the chicken's stomach.
Next, there’s another unique food called sate lilit (satay lilit). In general, the satay meat is stabbed into the skewer stick. While the meat of sate lilit wraps around the skewer instead. Of course, the spices are rich with Balinese distinctive flavor.
Nasi tepeng (tepeng rice) This food originates from the Gianyar region and has a soft texture like porridge. It’s served with kidney beans, long beans, Moringa leaves, eggplants, and young jackfruit. Grated coconut is also added to complete the delicious taste. Its abundant spices and spiciness will dominate the palate.
Nasi campur ayam bali (Balinese chicken mixed rice) has always been the typical food consumed by native Balinese people. You’ll find this culinary’s uniqueness upon served because the side dishes sometimes differ in each restaurant. Urap (some kind of vegetable salad), sate lilit, lawar ayam (chicken lawar), and shredded chicken are the side dishes that accompany this dish.
Have you booked accommodation for your stay? If you haven’t, you can find many choices in the Traveloka application. Here are some recommendations you can consider
If you want to spend more time in the Legian area, Legian Horizon can be your option. This 4-star accommodation on Jalan Sunset Road is close to Seminyak Beach and Kuta Beach.
The Alea Hotel Seminyak can also be an alternative consideration for you who stay longer in the Seminyak area. This 3-star accommodation has luxurious amenities and not far from Seminyak Beach and Kuta Beach.
Do you want a luxury-filled accommodation? Daun Bali Seminyak Hotel deserves to be on your list. This 4-star hotel offers a charming natural landscape. The facilities are also full of luxurious nuances typical of the Island of the Gods. Not to mention, its location is very close to tourist attractions in Bali like Kuta Beach, Seminyak Beach, and Double Six Beach.