Bali, The Island of the Gods, is one of the most sought-after travel destinations located in the middle of Indonesia. Several international and domestic flights to Bali land daily at the Bali Airport. Home to some of the best sandy beaches, Bali offers a wide range of great luxurious resorts and a plethora of things to do. The numerous surf spots are a major attraction for avid surfers, especially those coming from Australia. The opulent spas spread across the island give you a major insight into the Balinese spa culture, another charm that adds to the magical spirit of Bali.
Plan your 3D2N stay in Bali, Indonesia, around this short but sweet travel itinerary.
A 15-minute ride from the airport takes you to the Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park, Bali’s iconic landmark boasting the tallest statue of Indonesia. Take a cool ride across GWK’S Lotus Pond on a Segway or get a taste of Bali’s joged bumbung dance down GWK’s Street Theatre. Go grab a bite to eat at GWK’S Jendela Bali, the panoramic resto, offering authentic Balinese food. Capture amazing pics of the views from the open-air terrace to step up your Insta game.
Head over to the Uluwatu temple, a 10th-century heritage, which holds great spiritual significance in Bali. Sitting atop a cliff, it offers a breath-taking sunset view that’s a must-see. Long-tailed macaques can be seen monkeying around, adding a wild touch to the picture-perfect sight. A beautiful glimpse into Bali’s traditional dance culture, the Kecak dance performance at the temple is the highlight of the evening. The boom of the crashing waves and the rhythm of performers’ vocal chant evoke a great feeling of warmth and energy.
Top off the evening with a memorable dining experience at Double Ikat restaurant and savor Indonesia in every bite.
Kick the day off by experiencing the stunning sunrise at Sanur Beach. Enjoy world-class rides for all ages at Waterbom Bali, one of the best water parks in Indonesia. Or simply go for a thrilling surfing experience at the Kuta Beach. Buy branded stuff at the Beachwalk shopping center or Bali souvenirs at the Kuta Art Market.
At lunchtime, try Warung Mak Oni or Warung Kecil for food that tastes as good as it looks. Relax at the Bali Green Spa or Young Spa Bali. Take in the majestic sunset view by the Jimbaran Beach while relishing your meal at Bawang Merah Beachfront Restaurant.
Explore the magnificent Tegalalang Rice Terraces, north of Ubud, a lovely Instagrammable spot. Get some shots of the glorious dawn, wade through the rice paddies and enjoy free coffee tastings. Visit the ornate Hindu temple, Pura Taman Saraswati, popular for its water garden and lotus pond.
Sweet Orange Warung, Sawah Terrace at Mandapa and Warung Lemongrass are good options for lunch. Take a look at the Balinese art and architecture of Ubud Royal Palace. Buy some souvenirs from the nearby Ubud Art Market before you go rafting in the Ayung River. Round off your trip to Bali with a gastronomic treat at Seminyak’s Eat Street and a shopping treat at Seminyak Square’s local clothes market.
From surf to turf, dining to shopping, recreation to unwinding, Bali has a little something for everyone. So visit Bali soon for a wonderful vacation and go Bali-stic before you hop on a ferry for a getaway to the dazzling Lombok Island. (HR)
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