Bali,Indonesia

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Experience

Bali is the western most island in the Sunda Islandsof Indonesia. The island is located west of Java and east of Lombok.Bali is one of the largest tourist destinations in Asia and the largest tourist spot in IndonesiaThe island contains a series of  high volcanos with the tallest being Mount Agung.Bali is surrounded by beaches and vibrant coral reefs.The ecology of the island is stunning with over 300 birds and plenty of wild animals.



Singaraja was the colonial capital of the province.
Denpasar is near the southern coast and is the current day capital of the province and largest city on the island.

Tourist Places

Kuta Bali is a major tourist area on the island.


Padangbai is a beach town on the south east side of the island.
Seminyak
Sanur
Lovina
Jimbaran

Nusa Dua
Ubud has a large art market and with several museums and galleries is the cultural centre of Bali.

The main attractions in Bali are the stunning Beaches, Amazing Mountains, Art Work, Dance, Music and Nightlife. Bali's extremely clean and clear water that are filled with coral reefs, which makes for world class diving. For adventure seekers there is some of the best surfing in the world and excellent mountain climbing.




Tanah Lot

Located 20 kilometres from Denpasar sits the amazing temple and rock formation of Tanah Lot. The temple was built in the 15th century by the famous priest Niratha, who was wondering the coast and came along some fishermen. After the fishermen gave him food and spending the night on the little island he told the fishermen to build a shrine on the rock. The temple is one of the seven seaside temples located around the coast of Bali. The temple is supposedly protected by poisonous sea snakes.



Bali Barat National Park

Bali Baret National Park is located in the north western part of the island.The park covers many different ecological zones including coral islands, savanna, mangroves and mixed-monsoon forests.



Neighbouring Islands

There are some neighbouring islands near to Bali. Located around 20 kilometres away from Bali to the southeast you'll find Nusa Penida Island, Nusa Ceningan Island and Nusa Lembongan Island. Among these three islands, Nusa Penida Island is the largest one, and also well known as the best destination for scuba diving.Nusa Penida Island, you will find beautiful pure beaches and some conservation places protecting plants, birds, and also turtle. 

 


Seven Seaside Temples  

Seven coastal Hindu temples are within eyeshot of each other. Most were built in the 15th century and have stunning architecture.

Things To Do In Bali
Spend time on white and black sand beaches to get a good tan and relax.
Go Surfing because Bali has the best waves in the world.
Diving in Bali is a great place to check out the reefs with some scuba diving or snorkeling.
Rock climbing here is amazing on the cliffs around the island.
Arts and Crafts on Bali are some of the best in the world.
Traditional Dance here is stunning.
 


Events

Rice Harvest Festival - Every year in May, Bali salutes Dewi Sri, who is locally revered as the rice god. The harvest time is considered a blessed season among Bali residents, and celebrations happen all over the city. Small straw rice dolls created to represent Dewi Sri are placed all around town and are expected to bring good fortune. Along with lavish decorations and parades, traditional delicacies are served.


Bali has a tropical climate with hot, humid conditions.The mountains in the interior are cooler and see more clouds as well.

The night life in Bali is one of the best in the world. Mainly dominated by western tourists these places can get pretty rowdy year round.
 
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