Enjoying Bali in 2 Days
Bali’s beauty never ceased to attract travelers from around the globe. Some call it island of the Gods because of the belief and religion of the majority of locals, as well as its unparalleled natural beaches and landscapes. Just recently the island has been awarded as the big 4 of world’s 25 best tourist destinations by Trip Advisor, beating other popular tourist destinations in Thailand, Japan, China, Singapore, and South Korea.
With so many things to explore in Bali, here’s some recommendation that might be useful for your next 2-day short holiday:
After landing at Ngurah Rai Airport, you can kickstart your exploration around Uluwatu area. This place is well-known for its white sand beaches and temple.
1st Stop – Watch Balinese art performances at the Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park. Immerse yourself on the iconic Tari Kecak, a performance that blends drama, music, and dance. Just be sure to come early to book yourself a good seat.
2nd Stop – Seeing the panorama of Dreamland Beach. Among the collection of hidden gems in Bali, Dreamland Beach stretched from one end to another, offering beautiful panoramic coral beach appointed as best surfing point in Bali.
3rd Stop – Swim at BluePoint Beach. BluePoint Beach is every beachcomber’s dream to escape from the hustle of big cities, it offers white sands that truly captivating surrounded by towering rocks. You need to enter the gaps in between two giant rocks that locals called “mesulub” to enjoy the beauty.
4thStop – Watch the sunset at Ayana Resort’s Rock Bar. This exotic bar above the cliffs has been heralded as a world-class venue to enjoy a breathtaking sunset. The design and concept of the bar set it apart from the crowd and make it a great place just to chill and have a pint of best local beer.
Bali is not only all about beaches. If you feel up to recharging your inner peace and revisit your inner voices, Ubud may be your place. To enjoy the whole area start your exploration in the morning.
1stStop – Visit Ubud Monkey Forest. This place is well worth an early morning visit to avoid crowds and enjoy the breeze from morning tropical air. The name of the site says it all so you can expect to see thousands of monkeys every here and there, in very nice and relaxing surrounding nature.
2nd Stop – Hunting souvenirs at Ubud Art Market. Locally referred to as Pasar Seni Ubud, the place located just on the opposite Puri Saren Royal Ubud Palace. Even though shopping is not the specialty of Ubud, this area located in the center of numerous art and craft community. You can find almost all things in the market: Antiques, items of clothing, art pieces, and many many more. Price may vary, and your bargaining skill would be beneficial here.
3rd Stop – Hiking at Campuhan Ridge Walk.Worry not with “hiking,” the trails at Campuhan are easy to follow and popular among travelers around the world. It offers a great retreat from big city tensions with aesthetic visual, especially in the morning.
4thStop – Having your inner peace recharged in the Ubud area, by late afternoon you can head to Canggu to chill with live music in Old Man’s. Becoming surfer’s favorite spot after their beach session, the place known as a beachfront beer garden where you can sip best local beer in Bali while staring to the settingsun.