So where is Bali? Bali is one of the many islands that make up Indonesia, and is one of Indonesia’s most popular tourist destinations. Bali is a province of Indonesia and the westernmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands. East of Java and west of Lombok, the province includes the island of Bali and a few smaller neighbouring islands, notably Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan, and Nusa Ceningan. The provincial capital, Denpasar, is the most populous city in the Lesser Sunda Islands and the second-largest, after Makassar, in Eastern Indonesia. The upland town of Ubud in Greater Denpasar is considered Bali's cultural centre. The province is Indonesia's main tourist destination, with a significant rise in tourism since the 1980s. Tourism-related business makes up 80% of its economy. Also known as the Land of the Gods, Bali appeals through its sheer natural beauty of looming volcanoes and lush terraced rice fields that exude peace and serenity. It is also famous for surfers’ paradise! Bali enchants with its dramatic dances and colorful ceremonies, its arts, and crafts, to its luxurious beach resorts and exciting nightlife. And everywhere, you will find intricately carved temples. Bali sits between Java to the west, and Lombok to the east. Bali is in the Indian Ocean, and belongs to the region of South East Asia. Bali is so diverse, this is a great reason to explore more than just the beaches and night clubs of Kuta. Some of Bali’s most beautiful places are in regional areas, so if you have time, make sure you explore!
Best time to visit
The best time to visit Bali is in May till October, when it’s sunny but not too hot. While much of the Northern Hemisphere is wrapped up for winter during this period, the city continues to offer bright skies and balmy temperatures.
November to End of March and is also a good time to visit
Bali Visa for Indians
The Indonesian visa policy determines which nationalities need a visa to enter Indonesia depending on their reasons for travel and length of stay. Indian citizens are visa-exempt if they are traveling to Indonesia for quick visits (under 30 days) and for one of the following reasons: • Tourism • Business meetings • Cultural events • Professional conferences • Transiting • Official government duties Indian travelers should note that their departure must be planned within 30 days of their arrival if they enter Indonesia visa-free. They cannot extend their stay if they would need to remain for longer than initially planned for an unexpected reason. They should also note they can only enter through one of the following authorized ports of entry in Indonesia. On the other hand, Indians who want to visit Indonesia for more extended periods of time or would like to relocate and pursue employment opportunities or higher learning must apply for a standard visa at the Indonesian embassy in New Delhi.
The widely spoken languages are Balinese & Indonesian but people out there mostly converse in English in all parts of the Island.
• Tanah Lot Temple • Uluwatu Temple • Besakih Temple • Pura Tirta Empul Temple
• Kuta Beach • Seminyak Beach • Sanur Beach • Nusa Dua Beach