VISITING BALI: THE MUSTS

The must-sees

The rice fields

Don't miss a walk through the rice fields in Bali. They offer breathtaking scenery. The rice fields of Jatiluwih are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

UNESCO World Heritage Jatiluwih rice terraces

Other famous rice terraces are those of Tegallalang near Ubud.

The temples

Discover the Hindu temples of Bali. There are over 20,000 of them on this island. Here are our favorites:

  • Tanah Lot: it is a temple built on a rock in the middle of the ocean and dedicated to the God of the Sea,

Tanah Lot temple in Bali on a rock
  • Pura Uluwatu, perched on the cliff of Uluwatu in the far south of Bali,

Bali Pura Uluwatu Hindu temple on a cliff
  • Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, on the shores of Lake Bratan at high altitude

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan temple, on the shores of Lake Bratan
  • Tirta Empul, with its sacred spring,

Indonesian temple Tirta Empul and its sacred spring
  • Gunung Kawi, home to the royal tombs,

Temple of the Royal Tombs Gunung Kawi
  • Pura Besakih, the mother temple of Bali.


Sunsets

Watch one of the world's most beautiful sunsets on Kuta and Legian beaches.

The sunsets on Seminyak beach are also incredible.

Famous sunset ceremony on the double six beach in Seminyak


Must-do's

Here are some other activities to add to your bucket list during your trip to Bali:

  • Taste the local culinary specialties in a traditional warung: for example nasi goreng (a dish made with fried rice), nasi campur (a restaurant-specific mix often with rice, vegetables, egg and chicken) and mie goreng (a dish made with fried noodles),

  • Climb Mount Batur: after climbing the volcano in the middle of the night, you can watch the sunrise at the top (1717 m) with a view of Lake Batur,

  • Enjoy a traditional Balinese massage in a spa or on the beach, in front of the waves,

  • Attend a dance show, legong or kecak,

  • Discover waterfalls such as Sekumpul in northern Bali or Nungnung near Ubud,

  • Practice yoga or meditation,

  • Surfing on one of the best surfing beaches in the world. If you are a beginner, some spots are great for your first lessons,

surfer in Bali on the best surfing beaches in the world
  • Take a cooking class with a Balinese chef and learn how to cook satay sauce, tempé or Balinese pancakes,

  • Take a snorkeling or scuba diving trip and discover the best dive sites in Bali.


Bonus: Bali's most beautiful dive sites

In addition to what you will see on the surface of Bali, the underwater world of this Indonesian island is breathtaking. You can see many tropical fish as well as colorful corals and anemones.


While diving in Nusa Penida, you'll swim with giant manta rays, and, if you're lucky, you may even encounter a mola-mola (sunfish).


Giant manta ray snorkelling trip in Nusa Penida, Indonesia

In Tulamben, explore the wreck of the Liberty, a US army freighter sunk by a Japanese submarine in 1940. It is now home to thousands of animals.

diving trip on the USAT Liberty a shipwreck in Bali

Finally, don't miss diving at Amed with its colorful seabed and rich underwater life.


If you are interested in diving or sightseeing in Bali, do not hesitate to contact our diving center Bali Breizh Divers to organize underwater excursions or a multi-day safari combining surface and underwater visits.


Email: balibreizhdivers@gmail.com

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