Welcome to the tropical paradise of Bali, Bali needs no introduction, artists and tourists have been coming to this island since the 1920s, when air travel was in its infancy and sea travel was considered an extravagance. Bali is unique. Out of the thousands of islands that form the Indonesian archipelago, Bali is unique in religion, culture and in almost everything Bali sets itself apart from the rest of Indonesia. And yet it is this inexplicable charm that captivates the imagination, sending droves of tourists to its shores, to bask in the sand, to quench their thirst for exotic cultures, to relish the magic that can only be derived from visiting Bali. While you are on your Bali Travel, you will love to visit the various Tourist Attractions of Bali. One of the popular tourist destinations in Bali is the Elephant Safari Park. The biggest town in Bali is Denpasar. It has a population of around 300,000 or a tenth of Bali's total population. The second biggest town is old colonial capital ofn Singaraja. Among tourists, however, the most important towns are Kuta, on the southern part of the island, and Ubud, to the north of Denpasar. Like most other regions in Indonesia, Bali has two seasons : a dry season, lasting from April to September, and a rainy season, lasting from October to March. Bali is whatever you want it to be. A tourist heaven with splendid beaches, a friendly people, a warm climate, cool mountain air, and a slow pace. You can hike up a trail, watch the birds, visit temples, and buy your gifts. You can fill your own treasure troves with memories with recollections of your own enlightenment when you stood and faced the mountains and gazed at the natural beauty of the surrounding countryside.
|Country||:||Indonesia (South-East Asia).|
|Area||:||Approximately 2,175 Square Miles / 5,630 Square Kilometres.|
|Population||:||Approximately four million.|
|Languages||:||Indonesian and Balinese (unofficial).|
|Currency||:||Indonesian Rupiah (IDR).|
|Time Zone||:||UTC + 8.|
|Country Dialling Code||:||+62.|
|Telephone Area Code||:||0361.|
|Religion||:||Hindu, Buddhism, Christian and Muslim.|
Climate and Geography
Bali has a tropical climate year round with an average daily temperature of 31°C (87°F). The best time to visit Bali is between the months of July and August, when the sky is blue almost every day. The low season is between January and March, when the weather can get quite wet.
Transportation in Bali includes airways, ferry service as well as roadways. Transportation in Bali is very good as various tourist visit Bali throughout the year. Bali offers bus service. There are various direct bus services from various parts of Indonesia. Almost of all the cities of Java offer bus service to Bali. The tourists will have to give very nominal fees for availing the bus service. Transportation in Bali includes airways. Ngurah Rai Airport known as the Bali International Airport is main airport of Bali which is located at a distance of about 13 kilometers from Denpasar. Transportation in Bali includes ferry service also. Tourists will get ferries from Gilimanuk located in western Bali to Ketapang. Transportation in Bali also includes taxi service.
- Getting to Bali by air: This is possible by the Ngurah Rai international airport of Denpasar. he Ngurah Rai international airport is also well connected to the rest of Indonesia by the country’s half dozen domestic carriers.
- Getting to Bali by sea: You can also get into Bali from other parts of Indonesia by a ferry. The main sea route is by ferry from the eastern tip of Java. There are regular ferries that leave Ketapang on Java every 15 to 30 minutes, 24 hours a day. Two out of the four sea ports in Bali, where International cruiser-ships and yachts can anchor. A regular service of ferry serves Padangbai-Lombok four times daily at 08.00 am, 12.00 noons and 02.00 pm.