Best 20 Adventurous Things To Do In Bali Indonesia
Bali may be a small island, but you can have the fun of your life when you visit this amazing island. Despite the small size of the island province of Indonesia, there are so many activities you can do in Bali. There are numerous adventurous places to visit. Activities to enjoy include diving and rafting, wildlife watching and hiking on volcanoes. All these and much more ensure that your visit to Bali is complete and you have maximum fun in Bali.
1.Visit the Tegalalang fields of rice
When you visit the Ubud regions, you will be able to closely see the rice paddies and appreciate their charming view. Most of the rice paddies in Bali are located in Jatiluwih and Tegalalang areas that are at the same place.
The rice paddies are steeped all along a mountain, from the tops of the peaks to the foot ofå the mountain where it meets the sea. These paddies are on a UNESCO site and you are therefore in for a treat of your life when you visit these rice paddies.
2.Bali Butterfly Park
This is a park that has great diversity in butterfly species and who knows, you may get a chance to see the birth of a new butterfly in the park. The park in addition to the butterflies, is host to some other wildlife like the rhinoceros beetles, the stick insects and even walking sticks among many others. The park has a nursery were the young butterflies are hatched and nurtured.
3.Visit the breathtaking temples in Bali
The island province of Bali is enriched with 20,000+ temples all over the province. While it is humanly impossible to visit all of these temple that are widespread in Bali, it may be fun to visit several of them. The Taman Ayun Temple for example, that is located on a UNESCO site is one of the temples that is worth visiting.
4.Go for a bike trip
When you are in Ubud, you will find many tour and travel companies that offer bike trips. These bike trips are planned to help you tour the woe island fast. One particular package is the 40km trip up the mountain with breakfast at the top, a planned visit to a traditional village and a coffee farm as you descend the mountain.
5.Go for a buffalo race
When you visit Bali during the months of July all through to October, the dry season, ensure that you visit Negara to watch the buffalo races. These races often begin on the early hours of every Sunday morning where you get to watch water buffalos racing.
6.Snorkeling, swimming and diving
Bali, being an island, has a variety of white sandy beaches all around and turquoise blue waters. The beautiful coral reefs are worth exploring when you are swimming in these beaches. However, some beaches have very strong waves and therefore snorkeling is mostly done there. Amed, Nusa Lembongan and Pemutera are the best sites when you ae interested in diving.
With a backdrop of a natural jungle, white water rafting is also one of the amazing things you can’t afford to miss when you are in Bali. You get to see the landscape of the region, the terraces of rice and even the beautiful gorges when you are rafting. There are packages that allow you to raft for up to 3 hours with shower and lunch options.
This is one of the best ways to relax and rejuvenate that is very common in Bali. Treat yourself to a yoga session while experiencing the beautiful rice terrains listening to the lush sound of a waterfall.
9.The monkey forest in Ubud
This is one of the must-visit destinations for adventurous people. This forest provides a home for 600+ monkeys that are cheeky and sometimes very aggressive. Even though the forest is one of the most visited places in Bali, there are cases where the tourists have been bit, mugged and even attacked by these monkeys.
10.Visit a spa
This is one of the Bali treats that will ensure you are relaxed and calm. Your trip to Bali is incomplete when you do not get a massage from one of the many spas in this island province.
11.Go for a hike at Mount Batur
If you have a passion for hiking, then this is the ultimate place to visit in Bali. This mountain is an active volcano and when you start your hike in the evening hours, you will get to the top just in time for the sunrise. The view from the top is also breathtaking.
12.Visit coffee farms in Bali
Many of the tour and travel agencies in Bali will have a tour planned for you at one of the leading coffee farms. Here, you will learn on the process of producing coffee from the field to the processed coffee. At the end of the trip, you will also be treated to a coffee and tea tasting experience.
13.Get to see the trance ceremony
In addition to having many tourist attraction sites, Bali is also an island that has rich cultures and traditions. In addition to storytelling, dances and other traditional performances, the kecak trance dance in Uluwatu will make your experience in Bali complete.
14.The sanctuary for turtle breeding
This sanctuary, which is managed by the WWF, has a breeding and hatchery area. Visiting this place is free but with a donation of $8, you can participate in returning the turtles to the sea.
15.Enjoy the cuisines
When you want to have a taste of the different cuisines in Bali, then Ubud is the place to be. From vegetarian restaurants to micro-biotic ones and even raw food restaurants, all your tastes will be catered for in Ubud.
16.Watch the sunset from the temple at the sea
Getting to watch a beautiful sunset is the ultimate experience that will make your day. The best place to watch the sunset from in Bali is the Tanah Lot. This is one of the most popular places to watch the sunset from and in one word it can be described as magical.
17.Join a cooking class
This is one of the ways to discover the secrets in making the tasty traditional Bali dishes. Most of the cooking classes start at the early hours of the morning where the learners get to explore the different vegetables and spices and how to use them to make tasty dishes.
18.Visit a beach club
Since Bali has very many beaches to choose from, you can visit one in Seminyak where you will spend your days on their infinity pools. During the night, you will be treated to DJs, cocktails, beers and even get to watch the sunset as you have fun.
If you are an amateur or an expert in surfing, Bali is the best place to visit. October through April is the season where you get to surf without crowds and from May through September is the popular tourist season. Bali is perfect because there is sunshine all through the year, warm water, offshore winds and the perfect surfing waves.
20.Go to an adventure outdoors
After getting a treat at the spa or yoga center and you are looking for some fun activity to engage in, then you can go for elephant trekking, buggy tours and even ATV rides at the beach.