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7 Outstanding Sites You Should Try To Visit Around Ubud

One of the major benefits of choosing to have a holiday in Bali is that you have an almost endless list of places you can visit whilst there. In fact, there are so many of them, that many people insist on returning to Bali on multiple holidays so that they can experience as much of what Bali has to offer as possible.

The diversity of places to visit in Bali is incredible, and your head could be forgiven for spinning as you try to plan out your itinerary. One way to make your planning easier is to focus your attention on the area of Bali that you are staying in, and for the purposes of this article, we are going to look at places that are located in and around Ubud.

Ubud is located towards the southeast of Bali and is a popular location for those tourists who want to experience some of the culture and traditions of Bali such as crafts and cooking. It is also a fantastic base for anyone who wishes to see some of the beauty and splendour of this idyllic island. With this in mind, here are 7 wonderful locations in and around Ubud, that you must try to visit during your time in Bali

Kanto Lampo Waterfall: Bali is famous for its many waterfalls, and one located near Ubud which is a magnet for those who want stunning photographs of this type of natural feature, is Kanto Lampo Waterfall. The sight of the crystal clear water cascading down the rocks is one to behold, and it is also a great location to cool off should you wish to stand within the falls or jump in the natural pool at the bottom.

Campuhan Ridge Walk: For a bit of light exercise, and a relaxing way to spend a couple of hours, you should make your way to Campuhan, where you will find its famous ridge walk. It measures only 1 ¼ miles so it should be suitable for holidaymakers of all ages. The best time to visit is in the late evening when you can take in one of the many stunning sunsets Bali offers.

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7 Amazing Activities In Canggu Everyone Can Enjoy

In the southwest corner of Bali, you will find Canggu, which is a location that you could describe as ‘recently discovered’ by tourists. One of the reasons it has become so popular is that it manages to combine several different facets of a holiday and provide them all in one area.

Whether you like to chill in bars, discover the delights of local crafts and traditions, or love nothing more than heading to the beach to surf the waves, then Canggu is a location which can tick the box for each of these. It also has many excellent restaurants, modern holiday villas and more than its fair share of small shops where you can spend hours browsing for souvenirs and other local wares.

To give you further insights into the many activities that Canggu can offer tourists here are 7 which we hope are diverse enough to include at least one activity for everyone to enjoy.

Go Surfing: One of the reasons Bali is so popular with those who love water sports is that there are plenty of opportunities to go surfing. Canggu is certainly one of those places and in fact, it actually has three top surfing spots. These are Berawa Beach, Batu Balong Beach, and Echo Beach which is the beach most suitable for intermediate surfers.

Visit Pura Tanah Lot Temple: Situated on the top of a rock formation, the Tannah Lot Temple is a popular tourist attraction as well as remaining a religious place for locals who pray to the sea gods. Should you visit in the evening you should have the opportunity to experience the sunset and in particular, viewing the sea turn gold in colour

Browse The La Laguna Gypsy Market: This is a shopping opportunity and an entertainment event all experienced on the same day. The market has over 150 stalls that sell a vast array of different ecological and organic products including spices, coffees, and foods. There is also live music, magic shows, face painting and if you feel peckish, a barbecue.

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