Bali, a picturesque island in Indonesia, is renowned for its vibrant culture, stunning beaches, lush terraced rice paddies, and exquisite temples. It’s a popular destination for surfers, divers, and travelers seeking spiritual retreats amidst its tranquil landscapes.



  • 🇮🇩 Region: Bali
  • 👩‍🎨 Visitors per year: 10.5 million
  • ⏰ Timezone: GMT +8
  • ✈️ Airport: Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
  • 💹 Currency: Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)
  • ✈️ Cheap flights:
  • 🕝 Average Trip Length: 5-10 days
  • 🛃 Visa: 30 days
  • 🚑 Travel Insurance: Ekta
  • 📲 Best Sim Card: Airalo
  • 🔌  Power plug: Type C & F (220 V)
  • 🚰 Tap water: No
  • 💰 Cashless: No
  • 💵 USD allowed? No

Bali, part of the Indonesian archipelago, has a rich history dating back to around 2000 BCE, with influences from Hinduism, Buddhism, and animism.

It became a significant trading port by the 15th century, attracting foreign influences while maintaining its unique culture.

The Dutch colonized Bali in the 19th century, but the island retained its cultural integrity. Post-independence, it emerged as a major tourist destination, known for its artistic communities in Ubud, traditional dances, and crafts.

What makes Bali special is its unique blend of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and spiritual ambiance. The island’s stunning landscapes, from the iconic rice terraces of Tegallalang to the majestic Mount Agung, offer breathtaking views.

Balinese culture is alive with vibrant festivals, traditional music, and dance performances, deeply rooted in the island’s Hindu beliefs.

The warmth and hospitality of its people, alongside their deeply spiritual way of life, add to the island’s allure, making Bali a place where visitors can find both adventure and serenity.

  • Rainy season: November – April
  • Hottest Month: May
  • Coldest month: January

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