The island of Bali is a little island under the domain of Indonesia in the Lesser Sunda Islands. It lies in between Java and Lombok and is the biggest tourist destination for foreigners visiting Indonesia. This island is filled with a concentration of plant and animal life that can only be rivaled by Brazil’s Amazon rainforest. As well as amazing plant and animal life there is also an abundance of sea life of which it has again the most in the world. And the best part of it all, is that it is quite cheap compared to some other touristy destinations. Here are just some of the things you can do on the island.
- Tegenungan Waterfall
This waterfall in southern Bali offers you great views and a nice swim! Staggeringly tall it offers a great trip at a great price.This place can be mixed with other waterfalls or other spots on a day tour so you can take in some of the natural beauty of the island.
- Gunung Kawi
This is an attraction that can’t be seen in other cultures often. This is a temple that is built into a side of a hill. Built in the 11th century as a tomb for the king and his family it is surrounded by a lush jungle. If you are adventurous take the time and visit this feat of engineering.
- Ubud Monkey Jungle
This place isn’t like your typical zoo, it’s based around 700 people friendly monkeys that let you feed them although not pet them. Along with the monkeys there is a lush forest filled with a biodiverse selection of flora and fauna. When visiting the monkey’s be careful about showing your teeth or provoking them as they can get aggressive easily and bite. In the jungle there are 3 temples as well although they aren’t meant to enter for tourist purposes.
This city is considered the least Bali of all the cities. A huge touristy area offers all the amenities of western life such as stylish villas, pools, coffee shops, wifi, clubs, etc… There are also areas where you can take a guided snorkeling, surfing, or fishing tours.
- Nusa Penida
This place is hard to get to, due to the low quality roads, but the view it offers will be worth it. You can hire a guide to take you around to make it a little easier to navigate. At the very southern end of Bali this place offers stunning lookouts that will leave you with incredible scenic views.
Bali is a great deal for great views and great attractions. If you are thinking about a place to plan your next vacation and want to not spend a fortune, then consider Bali and see what it has to offer you.