NATURE AND CULTURE INTEREST
Bali offers great diversity of interesting places to visit, from nature beauty, art, architecture, ritual, and formost is the hospitable character of the people. Dozens of different places can be explored without boring. A sightseeing packages of 4 days would not be enough to explore all of the interesting places. The tradition of Hindu and Buddhist have mixed and creating unique culture activities such as the construction of hundreds of temples, various dances, music, and colorful rituals. All of these aspects of Bali can be seen through well planned tour packages. Worth to mention also are newly created interests such as water theme recreation or sports, animal parks, various type of rejuvening massage and spa, up to theree dimensional pictures giving effect of life ilusion.
Full day and half day tour can be organized to discover the beauty of culture and nature of Bali. See links on the right of this page that you can see the head of the choice. Tour packages are also available with choice of accommodation, honeymoon packages, meeting packages, water sport recreation, and soft adventures.
Not less interesting are soft adventures such as white water rafting, see Bali by horse riding, biking, elephant riding, and others. For the idea of cultural and natural interest of Bali, a short for travel packages.
Many man made imitated habitat of various animals from the most domesticated up to the most wildest of African nature such as lions, croc, and Indian nature such as tiger, snakes and elephants. They are now present in Bali to be observed with close distance on a safari like sightseeing. Even very close activities with elephant, mounting them, and bathing are among other choices of activities prepared by the park management. Animal parks in Bali welcome visitors are Bali Safari & Marine park, Bali Zoo Park, Birds & Reptile Park, and Elephan Safaris.
GREAT INTEREST OF ETHNIC TRADITION
Indonesia Archipelago it is a country consists of more then 13.000 islands and 2 million sq km wide of land and 5 million sq km including sea. A country with more then 250 local langage dialects and many etnic groups with its beautiful tradition and nature. Places such as North Sumatra land of Batak with beautiful lake Toba, Toraja land, Lombok, Flores island and Sumba are among unique ethnic tradition of Indonesia. See links under Beyond Bali Island.
Among survive hominideae's habitats, there are 2 in Indonesia, one in Mt. Leuser North Sumatra, and one in central Kalimantan. The original habitat of big monkeys known as orangutans in central Kalimantan is called Camp Leaky as the center of its rehabilitation from domesticatged orangutans. This natural park interests many travellers through the year.
CULTURAL INTERESTS OF JAVA
The richest ethnic interest with more developping art are Java and Bali. Java especally Jogyakarta as the center of Javanese culture. Travelers can see 1400 years old Buddhist and Hindu remains such as Borobudur, Prambanan, and many smaller temples. Travelers can also see the palace of Sultan reflecting original art of Java mixed with influence of Hindu. There are many interesting travel packages linked to Jogyakarta under the heading of Beyond Bali Island.
Among various tour packages and tour options in Bali there are some tours which can be said always on the publications and interest a large part of travellers to Bali. Kintamani mountain tour sits at the first number as the most popular sightseeing tour, second is Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot tour, third is Uluwatu temple tour. See list of half and full day Bali sightseeings.
- Kintamani tour bring combination of watching barong dance, beautiful temple architecture, beautiful natural views, dance, carving, accessories and painting see description
- Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot temples are two historical heritages from 17th, Taman Ayun palace temple which is always found near palaces of Balinese king starting 18th century see description
Sunrise and sunset tour to Borobudur Buddhist temple Central Java, witness the magnificent view from 1200 years old Buddhist stupa of Borobudur.