Bali is one of the most-visited islands in the world, famed for its pristine beaches, coral reefs, volcanic mountains, quaint temples and rice paddies. Popular with locals and foreign tourists alike, the white beaches of this Indonesian destination are known for a range of water sports like banana boats, parasailing, jet skiing, swimming and plain sunbathing. It is equally famed for its modern arts, such as sculptures, painting, metalworking, dance and music. Though most Bali packages offer holidays for beach activities, taking an insightful farm tour or discovering some enchanting waterfalls in the remote villages can be a lifetime experience.
Waterfalls in Bali
Besides some incredible beaches and hot springs, Bali is home to many captivating waterfalls hidden in the dense jungle settings. With Bali packages, globetrotters can discover these natural water features, many of which are off-trodden path. Located around 10 km from the city of Singaraja, Gitgit is one of the highest waterfalls on the island. Known for bridge walkway and swimming, it attracts hordes of local as well as foreign tourists to experience the tranquillity and thrill of being in the lap of nature. While making their way through the lush jungle to the waterfall, visitors will pass by clove trees and coffee plantations.
Blahmantung Waterfall, concealed in the remote region of Tabanan, is equally beautiful with picturesque surroundings. Bounded by lush coffee plantations, this green site is great for enjoying refreshing baths. Accessing the falls is even more adventurous as visitors have to walk hundreds of steps down the rocky terrain to reach there.
Aling-Aling, Sekumpul and Tegenungan are other splendid waterfalls in this island.
Farms in Bali
Most Bali tour packages cover destinations associated with fun activities, trendy restaurants and chic bars where visitors can laze and relax by the beach. Going to some quaint farms can be a unique and peaceful experience amidst nature for tourists visiting the island.
Hatten Wines, located in the centre of Sanur, is a true Balinese winery, which produces some of the best wines in the country. During a tour of this vineyard, visitors can get a chance to try some premium wines while enjoying its breathtaking scenery.
Booking Bali vacation packages can be a great opportunity to also explore Atlas Pearl Farm. Travellers can take an exciting full-day tour through the enchanting hinterland of the island to learn about the cultivation of atlas pearls. While visiting the farm, tourists can learn about the oyster breeding program, cultivation cycle and eventually see a presentation of pearl seeding and harvesting.
Owing to its outstanding marine coast with huge diversity in fauna and flora, Bali is blessed with rich coral reef. Taking kids on a coral farm tour can be as exciting as informative. Serangan Island Coral is a community-owned farm dedicated to rebuild the region’s marine life. The facility has coral nurseries, a processing area for base rocks and corals. A visit to the site will enable nature lovers to know interesting things about underwater life.
In addition to these lesser-known points of interests, there are some famous tourist points in Bali that nature and adventure enthusiasts can choose to visit like Tanah Lot, Seminyak and Ubud Monkey Forest.