Top 10 Must-Visit Attractions In Bali, Indonesia For First-Timers

Top 10 Must-Visit Attractions In Bali, Indonesia For First-Timers

Bali is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world due to its large number of exotic places. Not only Bali has some of the most amazing beaches but it is also a paradise for adventure junkies and water sports lovers so you have plenty of things to do

Here are the top attractions in Bali that you must visit.

Top 10 Attractions In Bali

 MOUNT BATUR- An adrenaline-pumping hike

Mount Batur must be visited if you want to witness the mystical beauty of Bali. Everyone who has a heart for some adrenalin rush, definitely should go for a hike on this trail.

Location: Month Batur, Indonesia

Cost: Starting from 470, 000 IDR per person

Timing: It’s better to avoid humid days so hike between 3:30 am to 9:30 am


PURA LUHUR ULUWATU- A stunning sea temple

Pura Luhur Uluwatu is said the be one of the significant temples in Bali. It is one of the 6 key temples in Bali that are considered spiritual pillars. People visit this temple for its enchanting location by the sea which becomes breathtaking during the sunset.

Location: Pecatu, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali

Cost: IDR 30, 000 for adults, IDR 20000 for children

Timing: 7 AM to 7 PM



Also known as Ubud Monkey Forest, this sanctuary is one of the top attractions in Bali for being home for this intelligent creature. You can find more than 700 Balinese long-tailed monkeys here. The sanctuary is also home to 186 unique species of plants and trees.

Location: Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kabupaten, Gianyar, Bali

Cost: 80, 000 IDR

Timing: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

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TANAH LOT TEMPLE- Temple with a majestic setting

How can a trip to Bali be completed without visiting the Tanah Lot temple? The temple attracts a lot of tourists from all over the world due to its unique location beside the shoreline.

Location: Jl. Tanah Lot, Beraban, Kec, Kediri, Kabupaten, Tabanan, Bali

Cost: Price starts approximately IDR 60000 for adults and 30000 for children

Timing: 7 AM to 7 PM



Tegallalang Rice Terraces in Ubud is one of the major attractions in Bali which has acres of breathtaking views. The endless sight of meandering rice paddies as far as eyes go definitely takes the heart away.

Location: Jl. Raya Tegallalang, Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali

Cost: Around IDR 50,000 per person

Timing: Tegallalang rice terrace is open 24/7 but nearby eateries run from 9 AM to 6 PM


BALI SWING- Aesthetic pictures for your Instagram

No trip to Bali is complete without getting a milion pictures clicked at one of the top attractions in Bali. Bali Swing is situated at an iconic place that is suspended over an abyss.  With a vast expanse of tropical vegetation in the scenery every picture you click here comes out amazing.

Location: Jalan Dewi Saraswati No 7, Kabupaten Badung, Bali

Cost: IDR 1,40,000 for a swing ride

Timing: 8 AM to 5 PM


GOA GAJAH GIANYAR- A religious & archeological charm

Goa Gajah or the Elephant Cave is a Hindu temple that is one of the unique attractions in Bali, Indonesia. This temple attracts tourists for its religious, historical, and archeological significance. Interestingly, the cave temple was constructed in the 9th century as a spot for meditation.

Location: Jalan Raya Goa Gajah, Pejeng Kawan, Tampaksiring, Gianyar, Bali

Cost: IDR 50, 000

Timing: 8 AM to 4 PM


PURA ULUN DANU BRATAN- A temple at scenic location

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan is a gorgeous Hindu temple situated at the shore of Lake Bratan. Built-in the 17th century, the temple has 4 groups of shrines, 4 gates and rare artifacts which makes it one of the major tourist attractions in Bali.

Location: Bratan Lake, Tabanan, Bali

Cost: IDR 50,000

Timing: 8 AM to 6 PM

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NUSA PENIDA- Unspoilt nature in Bali

If you want to witness some true natural beauty in Bali then Nusa Penida is one of the best attractions in Bali for you. It’s an exquisite island separated from Bali by Badung Strait where you can experience the beach also.

Location: Nusa Penida, Nusa Islands, Klungkung

Cost: No entry fee

Timing: Always open


SEKUMPUL WATERFALL- A cluster of 7 falls

A surreal waterfall that you can reach after covering hundreds of stairs, a dirt road and rice fields. Sekumpul waterfall is a cluster of seven falls surrounded by lush greenery that cannot be missed.

Location: Sekumpul, Lemukih, Sawan, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali

Cost: No entry fee

Timing: Open 24/7

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