Top Things to do in Bali

monkey forest ubud

1. Monkey see monkey do

One of things to do in Bali is to visit Ubud Monkey Forest. The Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud is home to over 700 Balinese long tailed monkeys where they roam the 14th century Hindu temple complex. Feed the monkeys and take in the traditional Balinese architecture. There are three temples – Pura Dalem Agung (the main temple), Pura Beji (Beji Temple), Pura Prajapati (Prajapati Temple) – each a place of worship for different Gods.

2. Bathe in sulphuric water surrounded dragons

Pemandian Air Panas Banjar

The Banjar hot springs is surrounded by a tropical atmosphere, so bask in the ambiance of nature, sulphur and therapeutic warm water pouring from the mouth of stone carved dragon creatures, traditionally known as naga. Favorite things to do in Bali.

3. Discover hidden waterfalls

tegenungan waterfall bali

Tegenungan waterfall lies in the village of Tegenungan, near Ubud. The discovery is a magical site after hiking through the rich jungle, you can relax by the edge listening to the calming sound of the water flow or take a dip and cool off in a refreshing and magical waters under the waterfall.

4. Explore the floating Ulun Danu Temple

Ulun Danu Temple Bedugul Bali

The majestic Ulun Danu Temple is a sight for sore eyes with a thin mist that rises from the surrounding lake shows the Temple as hanging in the air. You can explore the temple from paddle boats and take in the phenomenal architecture, or journey by foot and get up close and personal for the real Balinese cultural experience.

5. Witness a sunset In the sea

tanah lot sunset

This iconic landmark is known for its gorgeous sunset views and historic Hindu background, the Tanah Lot Temple is a sacred site honouring Baruna, the sea god. At high tide, grab a good spot to watch the sunset and enjoy the view, and at low tide, you are able to cross to the base where the legend guardian sea snakes protect the sacred site, you may also be blessed by the priests dripping holy water over the heads of the visitors.

6. Feel the rice fields beneath your feet

jati luwih

The vibrant rice paddy fields of Tabanan is a site you can’t miss. If you’re looking for some culture and the traditional Balinese experience, this time-honoured farming tradition is centuries old, passed through generations. This rice filed trekking is one of the best things to do in Bali.

7. Bathe in the historic holy water spring

tirtha empul

The Tirta Empul sacred waters is the largest water temple in Indonesia, known to be sacred, dedicated to the Hindu god of water, Vishnu. The temple was founded in 926 A.D and it’s name means ‘holy water spring’ in Balinese. If you like to do spiritual activities, this will be one of your best things to do in Bali.

8. Journey through the bamboo forest valley to the Sekumpul waterfall

bali sekumpul waterfall

Visit one of the most amazing natural scenic attractions in the heart of a rich bamboo forest valley. Journey through nature to find this hidden gem and enjoy the 80 metre tall Sekumpul waterfall. For adventure lovers this is one of the best things to do in Bali.

9. Slow and steady wins the race

turtle island

Serangan turtle island was known to be a nesting ground for green sea turtles, and is now a turtle conservation and education centre where sea green turtles are bred and hatchlings are released into the ocean. Lucky visitors might catch a day where hatchlings are released and are able to join in and participate in feeding the larger turtles too. Serangan island is located just 500 m south of Denpasar.

10. Explore an iconic Balinese landmark

puri ubud

This iconic Balinese landmark displays a unique and exotic array of architecture, gardens, art and statues that were built in the 1800’s during the late ruler, Ida Tjokorda Puta Kandel’s lordship. Enjoy cultural performances and gamelan orchestras with an exceptional view of the palace.

If you would like to experience those top 10 things to do in Bali, please contact us and Book your stay at the Viceroy Bali today. Our team are pleasure to arrange everything for you.

Surya Nin

Experienced hotel professional with 20+ years in F&B, Communication, Social Media & Events/Weddings. A dedicated team player committed to outstanding service and results.

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