Top 5 things to do in Bali
Located in Indonesia, Bali is a beautiful travel destination well-known for its golden beaches, serene blue waters, rice fields, and various adventure sports like muck and wreck diving, surfing, and snorkeling. The place is called the "Island of the Gods," as it is full of temples with different gods representing Balinese religion and culture. Here are a few things to do when in Bali.
Situated at 1,700 meters above sea level, Mount Batur is the perfect place to go trekking if you are an adventure freak. It's an active volcano in Bali encircled by a beautiful lake that offers a stunning view of the sunset that is worth witnessing. The trek starts at 4 am and ends during the sunrise offering a stunning view of Mount Agung.
Tanah Lot Temple is one of the most popular temples in Bali that attracts a lot of tourists throughout the year. The temple structure stands on top of a large rock formation amid the raging waves of the sea. The sea separates the temple from the mainland of Bali. The beautiful background of the setting sun is perfect for photography.
Kuta is the perfect place to try some water sports when in Bali. It is also one of the most popular surfing destinations in Bali which was once a small fishing village that was frequently visited by locals. The beach stretches for over eight kilometers and the tides are soft with decent wave height making it perfect for beginners.
Located on the eastern coast of Bali, Padang Bai is a beautiful seaside town that is well-known for muck and reef diving. If you enjoy muck diving, you can also get a PADI certificate from here. You can also witness some pygmy seahorses, sharks, blue-ringed octopuses, and turtles as you dive through the shallow waters of the sea surrounded by stunning coral gardens.
Celuk is a small village in Bali that is well-known for promoting the island's traditional handicrafts and art. You can purchase some beautiful silver ornaments from here as the place is popularly known for its silversmiths. The place is surrounded by several silver studios selling medals, souvenirs, unique jewelry designs, and decorative art pieces. Also, the prices are quite reasonable here.