Top 10 Must-See-And-Do in Bali

Are you visiting Bali? Are you currently listing the things to see and do when you’re here on this paradise island? Well, look no further as we’ve created this easy list of things to see and do to fill up your days here in Bali!

 

Campuhan Ridge Walk

Campuhan Ridge Walk
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Reconnect with nature by walking along the countryside of Ubud, a famous village in Bali filled with lush greenery. Feel the gentle touch of the refreshing breeze from the valley nearby touching your face as you ambling up and down the path along the ridge walk. The best times to visit this trail are in the morning or during the late afternoon when the sun is not so strong.

What to bring: A bottle of water, sunscreen, hat, and your photography skills.

Distance from Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach: ± one-hour drive

 

Bali Agung Show at Bali Safari & Marine Park

Bali Agung
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Don’t miss taking a peek into the Balinese culture and majestic natural surroundings with a grand stage show at the Bali Safari & Marine Park’ Bali Theatre, which is held almost every night. you will find yourself immersed in a world of wonder with talented dancers and exotic animals performing along to piece together Bali’s historical account.

What to bring: Outerwear for the chilly theatre, cash or credit cards for entrance fee, and your sense of curiosity.

Distance from Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach: ± 1.5-hour drive 

 

Pupuan Village

Pupuan Village
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Meet friendly local farmers in a small coffee-producing village in the Tabanan area in West Bali. Located right on the foot of Mount Batukaru, you will sip the unique and aromatic cup of joe freshly brewed using the locally-produced coffee beans, all the while enjoying the stunning natural scenery around you.

What to bring: Cash for entrance, sunscreen and an appetite for great coffee.

Distance from Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach: ± 2-hour drive

 

Melukat Ceremony with Balinese Hindu High Priestess

Ida Resi Alit
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At Griya Agung Buddha Salahin, you can experience the Melukat Ceremony, a Balinese Hindu ritual to cleanse the soul by washing oneself with tirta or holy water. Performed by one of Bali’s prominent—and youngest—Hindu High Priestesses whose name is Ida Resi Alit, at her residence. This unique and intense ceremony is said to give the recipient the feeling of a sudden jolt when the high priestess pours the holy water—or tirta—on to you.

What to bring: Change of clothes, cash for donation, Balinese sarong and, most importantly, an open mind.

Distance from Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach: ± 2-hour drive

 

Munduk Village

Munduk

For people who seek a serene yet adventurous activity, you can go on a retreat traversing central Bali’s lush jungle, where you will find picturesque hidden waterfalls to hideaway and dip yourself.

What to bring: A change of clothes, cash for entrance, bottled water and a good sense of direction.

Distance from Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak beach: ± 2.5-hour drive

 

SugarSand

SUGARSAND (Front)

Set to be the next ‘it’ place to see and be seen at, SugarSand is located on Mesari Beach in Seminyak where it is famous for the breathtaking sunsets and glittering nightlife. This brand new beach club offers an amazingly stylish yet laid-back ambiance where cool summer tunes are being spun by the DJ on the deck, whilst you get to sit back and sip on their amazing array of BALIXOLOGY™ cocktails infused with local Balinese Arak liquor.

What to bring: Chic beachwear, tanning oil and good vibes

Distance from the Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach: it’s at the resort

 

Island Hopping at Nusa Islands

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You will be mesmerised by the rich fauna, flora and raw beauty of the smaller islands standing to the southeastern side of Bali—Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan. These three islands are so close to each other you could even cross from one to another via a small suspended, yet famous, yellow bridge. These islands are also one of the vacation destinations amongst locals when they need a little getaway from their own paradise island.

What to bring: Swimming suits, sunscreen and the wanderlust in you

Distance from Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach: About 1-hour drive to Sanur Harbour, followed by 1-hour fastboat ride to the Nusa Islands

 

Amed’s Underwater

Amed

Underwater photographers and diving enthusiasts rejoice as you dive your way through shipwrecks, colourful corals, and rich marine life. you will observe a range of creatures in the deep ocean—whether it be sea turtles, barracudas or beautiful hard corals.

What to bring: Snorkel gear, sunscreen, underwater camera and swimming skills

Distance from Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach: ± 2.5-hour drive

 

 

Sunsrise at Mount Batur

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With a relatively easy climb that even beginners can do, Mount Batur’s sunrise path is the perfect choice for people looking to trek through nature. For better experience, don’t forget to use the guide service and make sure you start your climb at around 1 am if you’re a trekking newbie.

What to bring: A torch, hiking poles and boots, camera and sense of perseverance

Distance from Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach: ± 2.5-hour drive

 

Gunung Kawi Temple

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At Gunung Kawi Temple, which is probably the only Balinese Hindu temple that has a pre-historic status and is carved out of a hill, you will learn more about Bali’s local beliefs in a majestic atmosphere well hidden away amongst the lush greenery of Bali’s famous rice terraces.

What to bring: Balinese sarong, cash for entrance fee and a sense of respect towards local beliefs

Distance from Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach: ± 1.5-hour drive