The best way to visit Bali:
Tierra offers a unique guide on the best way to see Bali:
Bali is a land of many wonders. It is also a “complete” destination with Gorgeous beaches, Ancient cultures, Terraced paddy fields, Volcanoes, Adventure activities, great night-life and outstanding shopping.
Where to stay:
Bali also offers exceptional “villa” style accommodation at very affordable costs. These Villa (one to five bedroom) come with separate walled garden area with a fair sized pools, large sized dining areas and big open spaces. These places are usually in the range of 2000-3500 sq ft. An Indian looking for apartment style options would go crazy with happiness.
A stay in Bali often revolves around a location close to the beach and a place in the heart of the country-side.
The beach stay location choice often depends on how close you want to be to the action”. For the budget traveller, Benoa (near the airport), For the people looking for nightlife and shopping ( and “crowds”) , Kuta. For people looking for a greater level of peace without being totally removed from action, Semniyak or Legian or Sanur.
For people who love more quiet, Nusa Dua or even staying in Lombokan island off Bali are not a bad alternatives
Tours and Activities:
One can divide tours and excursion possible in Bali into 3 categories.
Adventure activities, cultural tours and excursions meant for people who have children.
The best adventure activities include the fabulous volcano trek on the Batur volcano and white water rafting on the Ayung river. Other options includes horse riding, guided bike riding and ATV rides.
You can of course enjoy a range of water sports to your hearts content. A good way to have a beach day is by hopping onto a cruise to Lambokan island. These cruises come included with a water sports package
Bali is a famous cultural center with an astonishing number of temples. It is also an important center for various types of handicrafts including woodcarving, painting, silver and gold smith, mask making and batik. There a vast variety of tours which allow to participate in the above. Bali is also famous for its Barong and Kecak dances and a visit to a performance is strongly recommended
Bali is also a very family friendly destination and there are large amounts of activities aimed at the family. These include Elephant safaris, the monkey park, water parks and the Bali treetop adventure park
Suggested Bali trip:
Day 1 to Day 3 – Semniyak or Legian
Day 4 to Day 7 – Ubu
|Budget||Mid range||Upper end|
|Ubud||Santi Mandala Villas||Kupu Kupu Vilas||Samaya Villa|
|Semniyak||Bali Dream Villas||Villa Jeremi||Sentosa Villa / Alila Villas|
Volcano Trekking near Batur Volcano
Lambogan Island cruise with water sports package
Monkey farm near Ubud
Uluwatu temple tour. En-route Kecak or Barong dance
Cost: Starting 32,500 per person