BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN NORTH BALI
The town famous of its colonial vibe from the Dutch times makes for a great destination with the tourist-friendly Lovina Beach resort and many hotels. This seaside city offers outdoor activities like swimming with turtles and trekking through a hidden waterfall. You can try the most exotic foods at many restaurants around here. Dolphin watching at the Lovina Beach is also one of the many popular activities that you can indulge in at this history-soaked city.
Ulun danu Beratan temple
Pura Ulu Danu Beratan or Pura Bratan or Lake Beratan temple is the lake-enclosed picturesque temple forms the perfect getaway for tourists looking for a serene outing. Located strategically between the north regions of Bali, the mountains in the backdrop provide a perfect scenic setting for great memories and photographs.
Dolphin excursion at Lovina beach
The unique kinship between the dolphins and humans is one of the best features of the dolphin excursion tour at Lovina Beach. The local fishermen take tourists on regular boat rides to watch these aquatic creatures offering a friendly nudge. You can enjoy regular sightings of dolphin pods in the calm waters of Lovina Beach. Don’t forget to pack your cameras!
ATV Quad Biking /Adventure Quad Biking Tour
To enjoy the gorgeous natural environment of Bali and its picturesque panorama, you can hire All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) and drive through paddy fields, rivers, villages and jungles across the island. There are a variety of tours available for beginners and professional alike.
With majestic royal palaces & ancient temples, magnificent terrace fields & cultural landmarks – Ubud is an ideal tourist destination. Some of the exciting tourist attractions in Ubud are – Monkey Forest, Campuhan Ridge Walk, Bali Bird & Reptile Park, Setia Darma House of Masks & Puppets, and the Tegenungan Waterfall. The Lovina beach is popular for the many dolphins, which you can watch and play with. For the adrenaline-driven tourists, Ubud has white river rafting, Hidden canyon ‘Beji Guwang’ and a trek upto the Gitgit waterfall.
Out of a large variety of waterfalls available in Bali, Gitgit’s twin waterfalls are easy to access and lead you to the scenic locations of Munduk & Melanting. Adventurous travellers will find this place rocking with action while nature lovers will find a lot of click-worthy moments.
Looking for a joy ride into the oblivion? Come to Bali Swing on your next trip to the island. The giant swing that faces a deep gorge ensures that you have butterflies in your stomach as someone pushes you out. Feel like a little kid on either the small or large Bali Swing. Take back home lots of photographs and memories with you.
Ayung River rafting
While most tourists would imagine Bali to be all about its beaches and the ocean but there is more to water activities on the island – white water rafting, for instance, on the Ayung River. This is one of the three rivers in Bali which offers the visitors a chance to play hide & seek with the rushing waters. You can paddle along on an inflatable raft, engaging in teamwork and appreciating the natural beauty around.
Tree Top Adventure
If you want to spend a fun-filled day in Bali, full of adventure, laughter and some physical activity, head to the Bali Treetop Adventure Park and take a tour in its open air environment. The experience would become memorable with more than 60 challenges for all age groups. There are suspended bridges, spider nets, flying swings, Tarzan jumps, etc for you and your family & friends.
Hot Air Balloon in Ubud
People don’t need much to be convinced for a visit to Bali. And since past one year, tourists to Bali are being treated to one more adventure option – Hot air balloon ride. Get onto the hot air balloon and enjoy the magnificent natural landscapes of Bali, as you fly over dense forests or terrace farms. However, there is a lot more to see from up above like beaches, volcano craters, temples, etc. All in all, this could be an epic ride in the sky!
In today’s digital age, the true value of a tourist spot can be gauged by its value on the Internet. By those standards, the Handara Gate in Bali scores high, being one of the “Most Instagrammed Spots” in the world. No wonder that it has become the first choice for camera-savvy tourists and photography lovers. Though the traditional Hindu gate actually leads to a golf resort, its historical significance is not lost on anyone because it is built in the ancient Indonesian way.