Bali is a paradise island with its looming volcanoes, exotic beaches and lush terraced rice fields that exude serenity. It is also home to many magnificent temples and a rich culture.
The most popular tourist destination in Indonesia, Bali attracts more than 6 million visitors every year. It is a Hindu-majority island and the local people are warm and friendly. They are also very welcoming to foreigners.
When is the best time to visit Bali?
Being 8 degrees south of the equator, Bali has a tropical climate with two distinct seasons – a dry season (April to October) and a rainy season (November to March). The best time to visit is during the dry season because it is less humid and less likely to rain.
What are the best things to see and do in Bali?
Whether you’re looking for cultural delights or stunning natural landscapes, there is something to captivate every traveler’s senses. You can explore ancient sea temples, enchanting dances and ceremonies, vibrant arts and crafts or indulge in a luxurious beach holiday.
What are the best transportation options in Bali?
Getting around Bali is easy and affordable using either a taxi or one of the local ride-hailing apps, UBER, Grab or GoJek. Download these before you land and use them when possible.
Safety is not a major concern in Bali as it has a relatively low crime rate, and murders are rare. However, do be aware of drive-by phone snatchings that occur on busy roads where motorbikes are frequent.