Bali - a tropical island in the Indian Ocean. Gentle sun, the sound of the ocean, palm trees, mountains, volcanoes, temples, exotic animals, strange fruits and sincere people make this place truly paradise.
Absolutely anyone will find here for yourself something for everyone - and those who enjoy outdoor activities, and those who prefer to simply lie on the beach.
Bali Island It attracts surfers and endless partying, families with children, nature lovers and connoisseurs. The island has several resorts:
- Kuta(Suitable for young people, surfers and nightlife)
- Nusa Dua and Sanur (Suitable for a quiet holiday and families with children)
- Ubud(Located in the center of the island among the rice paddies, it is considered the "cultural capital of the island", for lovers of peace and delightful scenery)
- Jimbaran(Ideal for lovers of tranquility, luxury hotels and seafood restaurants).
The island itself is very small and, therefore, no matter where you left off, all the attractions will be located in an accessible area. Is it any wonder there are in Bali?
Tanah Lot Temple.
The temple was built in the 15th century. Located on a rock in the middle of the ocean. To get to Tanah Lot is possible only at low tide, at other times go to the temple is not possible. At the foot of the cliff has healing spring. Especially beautiful temple at sunset.
The volcano is located in the north-east of the island. Not the highest in Bali, a little more than 1,700 meters, but acting. As a result of volcanic eruptions formed the lake and on the opposite bank of it, another volcano - Abang height of over 2100 meters. On the edge of the caldera is equipped with an observation deck from which you can contemplate the endless expanses of Batura.
Lake Beratan and Pura Ulun Danu temple.
The lake and the temple is located in a picturesque location atfoot of the mountain, at an altitude of over 1,200 meters above sea level. Beratan Lake is the main source of water for drinking and irrigation. many legends associated with this place. It is believed that those who bathe in the holy lake, to be granted longevity and youthfulness. The temple is located on a small island near the shore of the lake and it is a small bridge. Around the lake with the temple complex is spread beautiful parks covering an area of over 150 hectares.
Elephant Park in the village of Taro.
Not far from Ubud located elephant nursery. Here you can see a fascinating show with these animals, ride through the jungle on a powerful and very good elephant, as well as a small treat to treat elephants. Also at the nursery, you can visit the cozy cafe and purchase souvenirs.
Temple Goa Lava.
More Goa Lava temple called Bats. Located at the entrance to a temple in the cave that is home to a huge number of bats. Until the end of yet no one has managed to explore Goa Lava, so every day legends about this place is becoming more and more. On campus are asked to comply with the maximum silence, so as not to disturb the bats and do not disturb the monks.
Pura Uluwatu Temple.
The temple is located in the south-west of the island. Built on the edge of a cliff, offering breathtaking views of the vast expanses of the ocean. The temple itself is not so good, such as Tanah Lot, but the surrounding scenery will not leave anyone indifferent. In the evenings, you can watch the performance Uluwatu - Bali dance Kecak or as it is called "monkey dance".
Mother Temple of Besakih and Mount Agung.
Mother Temple of Besakih is considered the main temple onBali - "mother of all temples". The complex consists of 30 temples, all of which are located on the action of the sacred volcano Agung. The height of the volcano over 3,000 meters. The Balinese believe that is home to the gods and the souls of their deified ancestors. The peak of the volcano often hide dense clouds, but the sun should appear as your eyes open all the power and grandeur of Agung. All the villages, courtyards and temples on the island are oriented towards the sacred mountain. This site not only attracts crowds of tourists, but an infinite number of crooks and beggars, be careful.
Monkey Forest "Monkey Forest" and the forest monkeys "Alas Kedaton."
"Monkey Forest" is located in the village of Ubud. The forest occupies a large area, there are many paths, benches, sculptures depicting a monkey, and a variety of strange creatures. Also at the park is a temple, cemetery monkeys and a small river. Monkeys are a lot, they have long been accustomed to visitors and absolutely do not fear them. Visiting Monkey Forest, beware! Some individuals are very aggressive, the majority of the monkeys would not mind something to profit. Remove away glasses, phones and keep photographic stronger.
In Bali there is another forest monkeys "Alas Kedaton." It is smaller in size than the "Monkey Forest", but no less interesting. The forest is located in the western part of the island in the jungle and rice fields. The monkeys here are more friendly, though, and here we must be careful. Another "Alas Kedaton" is attractive because its territory live "flying foxes", as wild, as well as those who have tamed.
Git Git Waterfall, located in the north of the island,near the city of Singaraja. By the way, in Singaraja hotel has a "small", which offers spa treatments, massage, and you can swim in a pool with dolphins. But back to the waterfall. Git-Git is in a very picturesque place, side by side with the jungle and rice terraces. In it reaches a height of over 40 meters, it is considered one of the highest on the island and has several levels. The waterfall is possible to bathe. The water here is clean and fresh. Like all waterfalls, Git- Git is considered a sacred place. But Git-Git is not the only waterfall in Bali, which deserves attention - there is Tegenungan, Nung, Nung, Munduk, Aling-Aling, Sekupmul and others. One is not like the other, small and large, tranquil and turbulent, single and group. Absolutely all admirable.
Ubud is located in the center of the island. It is called the "Capital of Culture". Most of the city is made up of studios, galleries and museums. Here you will find plenty of shops, which will be able to admire the products of bamboo, silver and gold articles with carving on wood and stone, paintings. During the day on the streets of Ubud can witness Balinese ceremonies, and in the evening no less exciting show with Balinese flavor. In the city as much caffeine and restaurants, where a cup of tea, you can admire the endless jungle and rice terraces.
Zoo Park birds and reptiles.
Bali Zoo was opened in 2002. Located in the south-east of the island and has a large area. The zoo features more than 350 species of rare animals and birds. Where necessary to animals separated from the visitors by a moat or a glass of water, in other cases, to the birds and animals can be approached at arm's length. The whole area is covered by tropical forest, creek, pond and waterfall. There is also a café and souvenir shops.
Very near to the zoo is anothera place where you can become intimately familiar with the animal world - Park birds and reptiles. The park has collected more than 250 species of birds. Special pride are peacocks - albinos, talking parrots, and cassowaries. Here there are also reptiles - the giant lizards from the island of Komodo, turtles, crocodiles, lizards and snakes. The park covers an area of about 2 hectares with lots of greenery, flowers, ponds and places for recreation. Here you can feed the birds, take pictures with the iguana, buy your favorite souvenirs, and just a walk through the park and enjoy nature.
Water Palace Tirtaganga.
Tirtaganga - is a water palace, located in the70 km from Denpasar. The palace has three levels. At the lowest level is a fountain and a pond with carp, at the secondary level - a lot of swimming pools, where you can swim. At the highest level - the descendants of Raja Palace, ponds, a restaurant and guest house. At all levels of an infinite number of sculptures covered with moss on the time, which gives this place a special touch. The park is very well maintained, lots of greenery and flowers. In 1963 Tirtaganga badly damaged by the eruption of the volcano Agung in 1981, the park and the palace have been fully restored.
National Park GWK.
The park is located in a picturesque location in the canyonBukit Peninsula. There are gardens, lotus ponds, exhibition center, street theater, gorges and hills. At the top of the hill stands a huge statue of Vishnu. This is only part of the monument, which is still under construction - in the future it will be the largest sculpture dedicated to this deity. Every day in the park are colorful presentation. In the evenings here you can see the show - the national dance Kechak. In the park there are often concerts of world stars and just party. The GWK you can get acquainted with the works of local artists and even take part in the creation of a masterpiece.
In Bali there are many amazing anddelightful places. If you decide to visit it, be sure to get to know him better. He will be remembered for a long time you with its amazing nature, tranquility, endless expanse of the ocean, culture, fish restaurants, coffee plantations, massage, tropical fruits, shops of local craftsmen and hospitality. In Bali, you will find everything!