Bali is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in the world. No mater how often you have been to the beach or lie down of the golden sandy beaches, you will never get bored of the blue skies and a canopy of tropical trees. Our couple, just like the others were not able to stay away from the peaceful and calm ammbience of Bali on their holiday. Here is all about their romantic Bali travel experience.
I chose this destination after rounds of discussion with my wife. She wanted a place where we can enjoy different places rather than just beaches etc. Before finalizing Bali, I studied various places in Asia for Honeymoon destination. Our primary requirement was temples, beaches and trek/trail. Bali has it all and with this we finalized the destination and it was one of the best Bali travel experience.
Table Of Content
- Details of Our Bali Trip
- Itinerary Of Our Bali Trip
- Bali Weather In May
- Locals And Hospitality In Bali
- How To Spend 6 Days In Bali
- Places To Stay In Bali
- Food In Bali
- Street Shopping In Bali
- What To Pack For Bali Trip
- Dos And Donts In Bali
- Some Bali Travel Tips
- Our Experience With Travel Triangle
- Frequently Asked Questions About Bali Travel Experience
Details of Our Bali Trip
Trip Type: Honeymoon Trip
Cost: INR 84000
No. Of People: 2 Adults
Duration: 5 Nights 6 Days
Inclusions: Breakfast, Airport Transfers, Ferry Transfers, Airfare, Sightseeing
Exclusions: Lunch, Dinner, Water Sports
Itinerary Of Our Bali Trip
Day 1: Arrival in Bali and hotel check-in in Kuta
Day 2: Kintamani Tour and sightseeing
Day 3: Water Activities
Day 4: Transfer to villa, visit to Ubud market and famous temples
Day 5: Tanah Lot Temple tour
Day 6: Departure
Bali Weather In May
The weather in Bali was slightly less humid with dripples sometimes as our stay was in month end of May until the first week of June. Sky was clear with sunshine mostly which made our Bali tarvel Experience all the more better.
Locals And Hospitality In Bali
After reaching Bali airport, we were amazed to see the gestures from Travel Guides and people there. They greeted and welcomed us in a very good manner. There was a continuous happiness on their face while interacting with all the visitors.
How To Spend 6 Days In Bali
While 6 days are enough time for a holiday, in Bali you will feel them to be very less. This is what all we did to make our Bali travel experience unique and memorable.
1. Visit the Volcano Mt. Batur
In Kintamani, we visited active volcano Mt. Batur. It was a mesmerizing view with cold black ash spread over the base. We had a good local lunch here in hotel. We also witnessed live after smoke from Mt. Agung which erupted 4 days ago.We saw beautiful rice terraces along the return route and did swings and photo shoot inside huge nests. Visit to Celuk village for Gold & Silver production shops. We saw professional Balinese people who are skilled and art soul to develop the creative design and variety of products related to the gold and silvers. We then approached Mas village for finest wood handicraft place. Here we did household shopping.
2. Water Activities
Next day we went for water sports at Nusa Dua beach. Here we did Parasailing, Banana ride, flying fish and Jet Ski and returned to hotel for a rejuvenating Balinese massage. The day after loads of adventure ended up we being soothed and relaxed. These adventure activities made our Bali travel exeperience fun and advenuruous.
3. Take a Religious De-tour
The fifth day visit to one of the best places in Bali was Tanah lot temple. The beautiful rock formation temple surrounded by Indian Ocean. The view is fabulous here. Here we clicked some of the best couple photos and had snacks. We also had the chance to drink the holy spring water available here. Not just this but I also had the opportunity to hold the holy snake in hand.
Places To Stay In Bali
Our Stay in Bali was in two regions, we had our stay at The Rani Hotel and Spa in Kuta and The Alam Puisi Villa in Ubud. Both the properties are 4 stars. The hotel rooms were very beautiful, clean and neat with all the basic things in place especially the hotel in Ubud was very attractive. The services offered by hotels were quite good with quick response. The staff at both the hotels behaved in well mannered way for all visitors. The food hygiene was awesome with freshly cut fruits along with bakery items.
Food In Bali
During our stay at Bali, we visited multiple hotels and restaurants in Kuta & Ubud. The local food tastes different with unique flavour and aroma. we loved one Indian restaurant in Lipo mall named Sattvik by Nature which was best in Indian taste. The service was slow, but the quality and taste was awesome we ever had in Bali. The prices were a little high as compared to another restaurant though. Apart from Sattvik, we also visited The Golden Saffron hotel in Jalan raya Kuta, Ganesha Ek Sanskruti Authentic Indian Restaurant and Bar in Giyanyar, Ubud. The restaurants in Kuta were truly amazing and we loved the food at these places.
Street Shopping In Bali
We did shop in Bali at Krisna Mall near Kuta. Our shopping experience was good as we mostly buy household decorative things along with few clothes. We also shop at local handicraft market which was awesome. We suggest travellers to buy the Luwak Coffee, Handicraft wall Masks, wooden toys etc.
What To Pack For Bali Trip
- Keep light weight and cotton clothes
- Carry a sun screen
- Do not forget to carry sun glasses and hats
- Carry comfortable slippers or flip -flops
Dos And Donts In Bali
- Kindly greet and treat local people with respect as you will receive the same.
- Do not drink tap or local water as this is the primary concern in Bali.
- Avoid pubic places like Bars, Pubs etc.
Some Bali Travel Tips
- Travellers should carry some packaged food to Bali as the local taste is very different and you might not like it.
- Wear long clothes while you enter any of the temples in Bali
- Try to start your day early, people in Bali get up early in the morning and are very punctual in time.
- Use Blue Bird taxi while you travel as this is the safest taxi service. You can identify this taxi by spotting a blue colour bird on the taxi.
- Use Kuta money exchange booths for currency exchange as the local may charge you more.
Our Experience With Travel Triangle
We had the most remarkable honeymoon tour with TravelTriangle. Not everything was perfect, but we felt, in every instance, that our guides truly cared about us. The travel agent from start took follow ups until we reached the destination. The comfort and beauty of the trip, choice of hotels and places were awesome. Most interestingly our guide was very entertaining, passionate, engaging and have the knowledge about local restaurants, places, food and people. Overall it was an amazing journey with TravelTriangle and wish to have some more in future.
If you are planning a honeymoon trip to Bali with your loved one, and hoping for a wonderful Bali travel experience, let TravelTriangle plan your adventuruous yet romantic holiday to the island.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Bali Travel Experience
How much money does one need per day in Bali?
Overall, travelers visiting Bali need around $25-30 USD for a solo trip to Bali with budget friendly accommodation and cheap food.
How much does a meal cost in Bali?
At any mid-range restaurant in Bali, the meal for two people would cost yours around INR 900. A pint of domestic beer costs around INR 145 and imported beer is a little expensive starting from INR 170.
Is Indian currency accepted in Bali?
No, Indian currency is not accepted in Bali. Indonesia Rupiah is the official currency of Bali which is widely accepted all over the island. So, if you are traveling to Bali, it is suggested you convert Indian currency to Indonesian bills enough to last on your vacation.
Is it safe to visit Bali?
Yes, it is absolutely safe to visit Bali. We found a lot of other tourists on their holiday on the island. Pocket picking is common in any crowded destination. So, be careful of that. Also, stay away from isolated places in the night.
Which are the best areas to stay in Bali?
We stayed in Seminyak and Ubud and loved both these areas. Seminyak was our favorite because it had plenty of options for restaurants and nightlife. You will also find private pool villas in Seminyak. We even stayed at one. It was a wonderful experience.
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