Things to do in Bali

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Bali can be an action-packed holiday destination. Try white-water rafting along the Ayung River, surfing in Canggu, or hiking up Mount Batur. The isl... Read More

Bali can be an action-packed holiday destination. Try white-water rafting along the Ayung River, surfing in Canggu, or hiking up Mount Batur. The island can also cater to guests looking for spirituality and serenity, with sacred temples, yoga classes, and spa treatments. Bali’s top attractions include Tirta Empul, a holy-springwater temple, and the Yoga Barn in Ubud for yoga instruction.

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    Ayung River Rafting

    A two-hour white-water rafting tour on the rushing Ayung is easily the most exciting way to see Bali's inland jungles and waterscapes. Paddle through... Read More

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    Eat Street

    Seminyak's stylish restaurants and bars are all located on a road parallel to the beach. Set apart from the upmarket beach clubs, this strip, known... Read More

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    Green School Tour

    The Green School is carved out of the jungle, so wear appropriate walking shoes to scale the grounds. On the tour, you'll learn about the sustainable... Read More

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    Mount Batur

    Many tourists make a quick, guided daytrip to see this 5,000-foot, still-active volcano near the northwestern village of Kintamani—but it's a much... Read More

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    Rice Terrace Field Walk

    UNESCO lists Bali's rice terrace fields and subak irrigation system as a cultural landscape of Bali. Although not the protected World Heritage site ... Read More

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    Surf School at The Chillhouse

    The best place in Bali to catch some waves is at the surfer's paradise of Canggu, which has some of the best breaks on the island. Beginners should... Read More

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    Tirta Empul

    One of the holiest temples on an island that is home to more than 20,000, Tirta Empul, in the small town of Tampaksiring, is a half-hour drive outside... Read More

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    Uluwatu Temple Kecak Dance

    Dance on this Hindu island is a religion and supplication to the gods. Accordingly, Balinese dances are as varied and intricate as the deities they... Read More

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    Yoga Barn

    Bali is still a deeply spiritual island, with Hinduism playing a big part in the everyday lives of locals. As a result of this strong affinity, yoga—an... Read More

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