Bali is located in Indonesia (which is a South East Asian country), and is an island with lots of attractions to enjoy. With two of the most beautiful towns in the world namely Ubud Village and Uluwantu, a lot of travelers think that Bali is a paradise. Rituals. Festivals and ancient culture keeps the true Bali firmly intact.
Festivals in Bali includes the following such as;
- Spirit festival
It is a modern celebration of yoga, music and dance using spiritually inspired musicians from around the world. It is one of the best yoga festivals which captures the essence of Bali`s spiritual culture.
- Sanur Village Festival
This festival celebrates sanu`s culture and heritage.
- Ubund Writers and Readers Festival
- Celebrates extraordinary stories and brave voices and big ideas at the forefront of global issues and is an important literary event in Bali.
- Bali Live International Jazz Festival
- Bali Kite Festival
A seasonal religious festival which sends a message to the Hindu Gods for the creation of abundant crops and harvests.
- Rice Harvest Festival
It is an annual festival which marks the end of Bali`s harvest season. Traditional cuisine is cooked in honor of the Rice God.
- The Negara Bull races
Water Buffalos are decorated with ornate and colorful headdresses and then compete in races.
- Bali Art Festival
Takes place each year at Bali`s Art Centre with a different theme each year.
Culture of Bali.
Bali is multi religious with Christian-, Muslim-, Buddhist minorities and Hinduism as the predominant religion with various forms of dance and music that is used in temple festivities daily.
There are over 2000 temples (pura) in Bali that shows its exuberant culture.
Most popular temples to visit in Bali is the following;
- Pura Luhur Lempuyang
- Pura Besakih
- Tirta Empul
- Pura Tanah Lot
- Goa Goyah (Elephant Cave)
- Pura Gunung Kawi
- Pura Ulun Danu Bratan
Ubud Village and Uluwatu are breathtaking beautiful villages that is a must to visit in Bali.
In Ubud Village is attractions such as;
- The Ubut monkey forest
- Agung Rai Museum of Art.
- Blanco renaissance Museum.
- Goa Gajah cave with ancient carvings.
Places to visit In Uluwatu is;
- Uluwatu temple which is invaded with monkeys.
- Garuda Wisnu Kencanna Cultural Park
- Nav Kuta Green Park
- Bingin Beach.
- Padang Padang Beach.
The climate in Bali is tropical warm and humid all year because it is situated 8 degrees south of the equator with 2 main distinctive seasons namely the dry season and the rainy season. The best time to visit Bali is April; May; June; September and depends also on the weather and the high and low tourist season.
Healthcare is essential in Bali because of the Zika virus which was confirmed in the last 3 months and precautions must be followed. Used only bottled water at all times and get travel and medical insurance before travelling to Bali Indonesia.
Check out this great website for Tourism in Indonesia.