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Things To Do In Bali

Next stop: Bali! You're about to set course in a different direction. Always up for imaginative ways to get your kicks and have an eye-opening excursion, you're prepared to investigate new territory like a pro. Reserve your activities now, and all that's left to do is count the days until your getaway and dream about all the places you'll go, because Expedia can connect you with loads of things to do.

  • The things to do in Bali are not only perfect for you, but they won't cost an arm and a leg. We have 285 things to do here, and you can make them yours beginning at just £4. Book your favourite day trip on Expedia at a great price, and you might still have enough cash for a fancy hotel or fine dinner while you are in town.
  • Bali is popular among thrill seekers like yourself. In fact, lots of travellers have been visiting to check out local hot spots and participate in the best activities, and a good amount of them can't wait to come back. The top activities can get the curiosity of even experienced explorers, and it's easy to see why. Our activities includes an impressive range of historically based tours and opportunities for excitement. From impressive ways to take a walk on the water side like a Bali Hai Sunset Dinner Cruise to spectacular opportunities like the Small-Group VW Kombi Cocktail Safari, there is an abundance of active options at your disposal when you browse through all the choices available here at Expedia.

You'll need an expert itinerary to really get the most out of Bali, especially when you intend to schedule in trips to museums and outdoor activities. And it's clear that you're itching to explore every avenue遥ou're ready to get out and see what life is like for locals. You're excited to sign up for the best activities around, and an exploration of historic city neighbourhoods is always time well spent. Our activities are the best way to organise your trip. Book group tours on Expedia, and you'll never need a map.

Things to Do in Bali

The Indonesian island of Bali is one of the world’s most famous tropical destinations. A humid climate, verdant volcanoes, pristine beaches and thousands of temples have all earned Bali the nickname the ‘Island of the Gods’. Enjoy a sunrise hiking excursion on Mount Batur, book a full day private art and culture tour to the fascinating museums and art galleries in the mountain town of Ubud or just kick back, with a book and a coconut shell full of your favourite cocktail, on spotless white sands. Bali truly is a heavenly getaway.

Areas & Neighbourhoods in Bali

Denpasar — Denpasar is Bali’s capital and the island’s busiest tourist destination. A visit here ticks off many of Bali’s key attractions, including the Bajra Sandhi Monument and Serangan Island, which is popular for surfing. Denpasar is also where you’ll pick up a souvenir, such as a local batik sarong or a Hindu-inspired sculpture.

Kuta — Once a fishing village, Kuta is now a luxury resort renowned for its white sands, temperate waters, active sports and exciting nightlife. Perched atop a 70-metre high cliff nearby, you’ll find the luwatu Temple, one of Bali’s key spiritual sites. It’s definitely worth seeing if you need a break from the beach.

Ubud — Bali isn’t all about beaches and watersports. The hillside town of Ubud is one of Bali’s key centres of culture. It is home to museums, galleries, the famous Kings' Tombs at Gunung Kawi temple and the Ubud Monkey Forest – a specialised nature reserve brimful with macaques!

Mount Batur — Although visible from almost anywhere on Bali it is surprising how quickly Mount Batur blends into the landscape. A visit to this active volcano is, therefore, well worth the trip. Offering unsurpassed views across the island’s liquid blue coastline, the volcano also has some wonderfully relaxing natural hot springs.

Things to See in Bali

Escape the tourist hotspots with a half-day Bayad eco-trek, where you’ll discover exotic creatures, beautiful cave systems and crashing waterfalls under the watchful eye of a local guide. Alternatively, get a tropical workout through the island’s iconic rice paddy fields with a Jatiluwih rice paddy bike tour. If you prefer to keep it local and escape the heat, a private morning tour of Denpasar is perfect for seeing the archaeological and cultural heritage sights of the city before the afternoon sun begins beating down.

Things to Do in Bali

If you tire of the great outdoors or need a break from the sun, why not discover Bali’s unique blend of flavours with a Balinese Cooking Class in Seminyak? Otherwise, simply exfoliate and rehydrate with an Aroma Spa Retreat. Perhaps you’d rather have a go at paddle boarding? If so, there’s no nicer to place to fall in the water than in Bali’s warm ocean waters. However, with a private stand-up paddle boarding lesson you’re sure to keep on top of things. With so many things to do in Bali, it’s quite likely that you’ll be planning your next visit before you’ve even finished your first!

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