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Title Info
English name Bali Island
Chinese name 巴厘岛
Foreign name Bali Island
Alias Bale Island, Bali Island, Bali Island
Administrative area category Province
District belong to Indonesia
Under the jurisdiction Ubud, Busaji Temple, Tanah Lot Temple, Kuta Beach
Government resident Dan Pasha
Phone area code 36
Geographic location 8 degrees south of the equator in the Indian Ocean, eastern Java
Area 5620 square kilometers
Population About 3.15 million
Dialect Indonesian, Balinese
Climatic conditions Tropical rainforest climate
Famous scenery Tanah Lot, Holy Spring Temple, Treasure Island
Airport Bali International Airport
License plate code DK
Old name Bali Island
Port Benoa, Padangbai
Recommended length of play 6 days
Suitable for the play season Best July-August

Bali Island[edit]

  • Bali (world famous tourist island).
  • Bali, Indonesia's island, located in the eastern part of Java Island, covers an area of 5, 620 square kilometers. The island is densely populated with tropical vegetation and is a world-famous tourist island.
  • Bali is one of the most dazzling islands in Indonesia's more than 17, 000 islands. It is located in the eastern part of Java Island and covers an area of 5, 620 square kilometers. The island is full of mountains and rivers, with a variety of styles and beautiful scenery. The island is 140 kilometers wide from east to west, 80 kilometers from north to south, and the total area of the island is 5, 620 km2. It is a world-famous tourist island and one of the 33 first-level administrative regions of Indonesia. Most of Bali is mountainous, with mountains across the island, and the terrain is high in the east and low in the west. The highest peak on the island is the Agung volcano at an altitude of 3, 142 meters. Bali is the only region in Indonesia that believes in Hinduism. 80% believe in Hinduism. The main languages spoken are Indonesian and English.
  • The beaches of Sanur, Nusa-Dur and Kuda are the most beautiful beaches on the island, where the sand beaches are wide and the waters are blue and clear. Every year, visitors from all over the world come to visit. Due to the variety of styles in Bali, the scenery is very beautiful. Therefore, it also enjoys a variety of other names, such as "Island of the Gods", "Island of the Devil", "Romans Island", "Island of the Isles", "Island of Paradise", "Island of Magic", "Island of Flowers" Wait. In 2015, Indonesian Bali was named one of the best islands in the world by a survey of the famous American travel magazine Travel + Leisure.

Historical evolution[edit]

  • The Balinese are made up of a variety of South Island immigrants and prehistoric times of the 2500 BC.
    Various pictures of Bali
    Composition. Around the Bronze Age of 300 BC, Bali had a very progressive culture; the Subak, still in use, and the irrigation system followed it.
  • Around the 10th century, Indian civilization influenced all of Southeast Asia and was introduced to Bali via Java Island, providing the rudiment of later Balinese literature, art, social organization and politics. In the 13th century, Hindu Javanese began to rule Bali; Islam was introduced to Java in 1515, prompting a large number of Hindu monks, nobles, soldiers, artisans and artists to flee to Bali, creating the golden age of Bali in the 16th century.
  • It was also at this time that white people from Europe began to visit Bali. Described in the Dutch explorers
    Bali photography style
    The mysterious color of Balinese pagans, the rich social culture and the warm climate have made the Dutch curious and heart-felt. They dreamed that bringing Dutch civilization and business into Bali would lead the Balinese people to a better future.
  • In 1908, the Dutch flag was finally inserted throughout Indonesia and Bali. The aristocrats of Bali ended the era of aristocratic rule in several Putant rites of suicide for dignity. The Dutch ruled Bali for 34 years, and then the Japanese occupied another three years in the Second World War. Until 1949, under the intervention of the United Nations, the Netherlands withdrew from Indonesia, and the islanders were mildly Bali, naturally becoming independent after Indonesia. One province.
  • Buddhism and Hinduism began to be introduced to Bali during the Xialian Tradition of the Buddhist Kingdom of Java. For the first time, Al Kay unified the island of Bali with Java, and then passed the new Kosari dynasty. In 1343, the Hindu kingdom of Java, Geno Bachel, reunified the two places. Hinduism began to enter Bali on a large scale and with the original Buddhism. Fusion. In 1515, the Islamic kingdom emerged and replaced the Geno Bachel, so many Hindu elites fled to Bali, thus beginning the prosperity of Hindu civilization.
  • In 1550, Batu still established the first Balinese kingdom.
  • Westerners first came to the island in 1588, and it is said that three Dutch navigator ships arrived after the crash.
    On the island, only one person was willing to go back when he was able to return to the country, which also shows the charm of Bali. Later it entered the Dutch colonial period. For a long time, the colonists only focused on resource plundering (fragrance, wood, etc.) and maritime trade in Java and Sumatra, and did not include Bali.
  • It was not until the early 20th century that the Dutch decided to conquer the island. The Balinese indigenous people chose to commit mass suicide after the fight was ineffective. In 1906, almost all the nobles of the royal family of Denpasar committed suicide in front of the Dutch army (the monument to the municipal square in Denpasar is a memorial). This event). The suicide incident caused a shock after the news was transmitted to Europe, forcing the colonists to adopt a more humane rule, and the traditional cultural characteristics of Bali could be maintained. [1][2]
    Official flag of Bali

Geographical environment[edit]


  • Bali
    Bali is an Indonesian island located at the western end of the Little Sunda Islands. It is roughly rhombic and has a main axis. The area is about 5, 620km2 and the population is about 3.15 million. The terrain is high in the east and low in the west. The mountains traverse, with more than 10 volcanic cones. The eastern Agung volcano is 3, 142 meters above sea level and is the highest peak of the whole island. The sunshine is sufficient. The annual precipitation in most areas is about 1500 mm, and the dry season is about 6 months. The economy is developed, and the population density is second only to Java, ranking second in the country. Residents are mainly Balinese, believe in Hinduism, and are famous for their temple architecture, sculpture, painting, music, textiles, songs and dances and scenery, and are one of the world's tourist destinations.
  • Bali (BALI) is located across the Bali Strait (BALI STRAIT) and East Indonesia (East JAVA, INDONESIA). This beautiful island has become a world-class tourist resort due to its picturesque scenery and simple folk customs. When you stroll through the beautiful beaches, bathe in the warm Indian Ocean, and be filled with green rainforests and wildflowers everywhere, you will feel relaxed and relaxed. Of course, you can also choose to surf, dive, parachute, or climb the Jingtai Mani volcano and the volcanic lake scenic area at an altitude of over 1, 700 meters. Look at the distant volcanic smoke and enjoy the comfortable cool breeze. This will be a moving and quiet holiday. Why not come and feel it? Bali tourism is definitely a very rewarding thing. [1][3]


  • There is a volcanic belt running through the east of Bali, the highest of which is the Agung volcano (Gunung).
    Agung), 3142 meters. The volcanic belt extends from south to north and is the fertile rice field on the island that mainly produces crops. The western part of Bali is sparsely populated and is the only non-cultivated area on the island. It is also home to the Bali National Park, a dense forested area with rare plants and birds and a spectacular underwater world.
  • The highest mountain: Gunung Agung in the northeast, at an altitude of 3, 142 meters, is called the "navel of the world." The largest lake: Danau Batur. The two main rivers: the Pakrisan and the Petanu, which are considered to be on both sides of the holy river, have found many remains of ancient empires. National Forest Reserve: Jembrana in the west is a tropical jungle still inhabited by bears, wild boars and deer.
  • Bali is located in the equator and has a hot and humid climate. It is a typical tropical rainforest climate. At low temperatures, the average temperature is between 21 ° C and 33 ° C, but the mountain temperature can be as low as 5 ° C. Humidity varies by region and season, and is generally high, with an average humidity of between 60% and 100%.
  • Bali
    In general, Indonesia can be divided into two seasons: the southeast monsoon brings dry weather (dry season), and the northwest monsoon brings abundant rain (rainy season). The rainy season lasts from November to March, and January to February is the peak of the rainy season. It rains for several hours every day, especially on the hills in the center of Bali. Raining during this period is expected, but there is a time when the rain suddenly stops in the sunshine. Before the rain, the air is full of wet and sticky feelings; immediately after the rain, people feel cool and comfortable. April to October is the dry season, the best time to climb the mountain or visit the nature reserve. Bali is also a famous tourist area in Indonesia. Bali is about 1, 000 kilometers away from the capital Jakarta. It is only 1.6 kilometers away from the island of Java, where the capital Jakarta is located.
  • Due to its tropical location and the influence of the ocean, the island is mild and rainy, and the soil is very fertile. The four seasons are green and green, with thousands of flowers and trees. Bali's life loves flowers and is decorated with flowers everywhere. Therefore, the island is known as the “Island of Flowers” and enjoys the reputation of “Nanhai Paradise” and “Shenxian Island”. Most of the island is mountainous, the whole island is vertical and horizontal, the terrain is high in the east and low in the west. There are four or five cone-shaped complete volcanic peaks. Among them, the Agung volcano (Baline) is 3142 meters above sea level, which is the highest point on the island. The active volcano of Badur that was erupted in 1963. The beaches of Sanur, Nusa Dour and Kudah on the island are the most beautiful beaches on the island. The sandy beaches are wide and the waters are blue and clear, and the tourists from all over the world come here every year. [1][3]
    Bali Island 8 - Bali Island.jpg


  • The climate of Bali is a tropical island-type climate with a hot climate all year round. The annual average temperature is about 28 °C. The rainy season is from October to March of the following year, and the rest is dry season. Taking into account the weather, the dry season (April-September) is the best time to visit Bali. Although the rest of the year is damp and hazy, there are more storms, but you can still enjoy the holiday. There are also specific tourist seasons that can cause significant differences. Travelers are the most popular during summer vacations in Europe, the United States, and Japan, and the peak season is July, August, and September. During these months, hotel rooms will be very tight and prices will be higher. Many Australians arrive between Christmas and early January – flights are usually booked, and school holidays are also peak seasons, especially in early April, late June to early July and late September.
  • A resort like Legian in southern Bali serves this type of passenger. Many Indonesians will visit Bali during the Indonesian festival. Outside these hours, Bali is a relatively quiet place – you can find accommodation in most places, go to a favorite restaurant and have no reservations.
  • The climate in Bali is a tropical island-type climate with a hot climate all year round. The annual average temperature is about 28 °C. The rainy season is from October to March of the following year, and the rest is dry season. It is recommended not to travel to Bali during the rainy season, and the month after the end of the rainy season is the hottest season in Bali, which is April, and every year from May to September, because of the cold air of Australia, this time is the whole year of Bali. The coolest time is the best season to travel to Bali. In this best time, accommodation and airfare discounts are rare, so please try to book in advance. [1][3]

Social economy[edit]

Economic structure[edit]

  • Bali
    Bali's economy is dominated by agriculture and is rich in rice, corn, coconut and coffee. Agricultural production is mostly carried out in the form of collective cooperation. Tourism is a pillar industry of Bali with an area of 5, 000 square kilometers. The annual output value accounts for 1/4 of the total tourism industry in Indonesia and 1%-1.5% of GDP. The massive explosion in Bali in October 2002 killed more than 200 people and caused a heavy blow to the tourism industry in Bali. Today's tourism industry in Bali is recovering, receiving 131, 000 foreign tourists, more than 130, 000 before the explosion in 2002.
  • Bali is a world-famous tourist destination and a leader in Indonesia's tourism industry. It has accounted for 45% of Indonesia's tourism revenue for several years, and 80% of Bali's local residents are engaged in tourism. According to statistics, the total number of foreign tourists coming to Bali each year is more than 3 million, and the average housing rate of hotels is 90%. Foreign tourists in Bali have been dominated by Australia, Japan and Europe and the United States, but since 2006, the number of Chinese tourists has accounted for a quarter of the total number of foreign tourists. Tourists coming to Bali from economically developed cities such as Beijing and Shanghai are gradually increasing. Even during the Spring Festival and the “May 1st” and “Eleventh” Golden Weeks, there are even tourists from Beijing and Shanghai to charter flights to Bali. To this end, Bali Tourism has developed China as the most important tourist source market. The hotel industry is a direct beneficiary of the increase in Chinese tourists. [1][3]

Local specialty[edit]

  • The land reclamation rate is over 65%, producing rice, corn, cassava, coconut, coffee, tobacco, peanuts, cabbage, onions, fruits and palm oil. Milk, coffee and copra are the main export products. The Lombok Strait on the east side of Bali is the dividing line between some typical animals on the two continents of Asia and Australia and has special significance in biology. [1][3]

Tourist attraction[edit]

  • Tanah Lot Temple
  • Tanah Lot Temple
    Tanah Lot is one of the most important seaside temples in Bali. It was built in the 16th century and worships the sea god. The temple is located on a huge rock by the sea. When the tide rises, the rock is surrounded by sea water. The whole temple is isolated from the land and stands alone in the sea. It is only connected to the land when the tide is low. On the other side of the rock, there is a small hole to find a few poisonous sea snakes. The legend is the patron saint of this temple to prevent demons and other invaders. It is said that when the temple was built, the temples were in jeopardy, and the temple was in danger. The monk in the temple was thrown into the sea, and the belt was turned into two sea snakes, finally calming the storm. Since then, the sea snake has also become the patron saint of the temple. There is a small pavilion on the other side that overlooks the sunset and becomes a great sanctuary in Bali.
  • golf course
  • BALI GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB in Bali is known as one of the five best courses in Asia. It is also the most famous course in Bali. She is located in the NUSA DUA area, on the Indian Ocean, 18-hole golf course. At the same time, the stadium also has SPA, villas, etc. for guests.
  • Holy Spring Temple
  • Holy Spring Temple
    Pura Tirta Empul is located in Tampak Siring, north of Ubud. It is one of the famous temples on the island of Thousand Temples. The temple is built around a holy spring.
  • For more than a thousand years, the Balinese people thought that the temple and the two places in the place for bathing can be used for health and wealth. The spring water in the temple is from the pool, and the residents of the island are here to worship the holy water. There is also a spring bathing area here. The stone sacred scorpion is early with traces of moss, and the spring is still as it was, the spring here is said to be quite effective. The architectural style of Shengquan Temple is grand and complete. Here you can see the characteristics of all the temples in Bali. The bones and ivory carvings, as well as the shell ornaments, are highly regarded. Legend has it that in the battle between Yingtra and Mayan Lenawa, in the fight between the righteous and evil, the Indra God revived the name of the village that was poisoned by the demon king, and poured out the spring of the earth to the undead spring (Quan Temple), and then the demon king The poisonous subjects came back to life and helped the devil.
  • It is known from the ancient inscriptions of the ancients that Tirta Empul was built in 962.
  • Shengquan Temple is almost a must for every tourist. Its history can be traced back to 962. It is said that the holy spring here is always clear and effective, and the effects of different holy waters are different. The devout men and women came to worship and bathe. The scene of the holy spring pouring out of the ground is very moving. The bottom of the pool is covered with black fine sand. At the spring, the sand is dancing, such as a huge black peony. It is blooming in the clear water reflecting the blue sky and green trees. It is said that this is a great god. INDRA uses the sword to insert the old and undead water, washing all diseases. [1][4][3]
  • Ubud Palace
  • The palace is located in the city of Ubud, which is known as the important art town of Bali. The palace was built in the 16th century and was designed by famous artists. There are 60 rooms. The whole palace is magnificent, especially the gate. The palace is exquisite and delicate. Hand-carved and extravagant gold leaf decoration attracts many art lovers every year. In addition, at 7:30 in the afternoon, there are many wonderful traditional dance performances with unique Balinese characteristics. Such as welcome dance, masquerade and so on.
  • The royal family is home to the descendants of the royal family, but they and the civilians need to work hard to make a living. If you want to experience Bali's ultimate luxury palace aristocratic life, you can choose to stay at the Palace Hotel, but it is expensive.
  • Peking Mani Volcano
  • The Peking Mani Volcano is an active volcano. It was erupted in 1917 and destroyed countless shrines and villages. But it also brought fertile land, and citrus, banana, coffee, coconut and other crops were planted around the volcano. The customs of this village are also different from those of ordinary Balinese. They do not carry out cremation, earth burial, but celestial burial.
  • Uluwatu Cliff
  • The Uluwatu Cliff is located at the southernmost tip of Bali. There is a beautiful love tragedy behind it. pass
    It is said that there are local young men and women who are not connected to the portal. The father of the woman is the head of the village. Therefore, the love of the two people does not receive any blessings. This adds a bizarre color to this place. Enjoy afternoon tea and taste the local specialties. The cliffs and the ocean have a panoramic view. There are many monkeys here, and visitors who wear glasses and watches need to pay attention to safety.
  • Jimbaran Beach
  • Jimbaran Beach is one of the most intimate beaches in Bali. It turned out to be a small fishing village, home to the most pristine villagers on the island. Since the beautiful hotel was built up, it has attracted a large number of tourists who like nature. Jimbaran Beach is famous for its sea sunset. What is commendable is that these commercial activities have not ruined the original style of the small fishing village. Instead, the villagers used their unique enthusiasm and simplicity to make the whole beach very friendly. Many hotels and restaurants have been added to the waterfront. Watching the sunset in the evening, listening to the singers singing national songs, enjoying candlelight dinners, seafood barbecues, have fun.
  • Kuta Beach
  • Kuta Beach is known as the most beautiful coast on Bali, the beach here.
    Wood carving
    It is flat, sandy and white, and it is a paradise for surfing and skateboarding. There are lively commercial streets nearby, various Balinese traditional handicrafts, beautiful national costumes, and large department stores to buy all kinds of goods. Here, the beach is high and windy, it is a good place to surf, and it is favored by young people who are looking for excitement.
  • About 15 minutes drive from the international airport, Kuta Beach is the most popular area for Bali tourists. There are many hawkers on the beach, selling a wide range of goods, T-shirts and beachwear along the street. There are also several resort hotels, but most of them are second- and third-star hotels.
  • Woodcarving town
  • Bali is a rich place for Indonesian handmade art, and wood carving is especially a leader. For example, Mas
    Ayong River Rafting
    It is the hometown of wood carvings in Bali, which is home to some of Bali's finest engravers. Some of these art galleries showcase their work. The theme of the crafts displayed is mainly the life style of Hindu mythical figures and traditional residents, as well as larger furniture such as a full set of tables and chairs. However, if you only want to buy some cheap garland ornaments, it is better to buy them in other scenic spots, but the price is related to the material of the wood and the delicateness of the carving.
  • Condor Square
  • Garuda Wisnu Kencana in Jimbaran Bay, Bali, covers an area of 239 hectares. It was the square left by the Suharto era. It was just a prototype and it was not finished. The reason why it is called Condor Square is because it is supposed to erect a bronze statue of the tallest condor in the world. The Condor rides on the back of the highest god of Bali, "Destruction of God", that is, Wisnu God (Vishnu in Sanskrit) Is India’s three
    The protector among the body gods. This bronze statue is all made of pure copper. It is said that it will be as high as 118 meters after completion. The completed bust of the gods is 34 meters high. It is rumored that a sorghum once pointed to Suharto. After the bronze statue was cast, it will bless the prosperity of Indonesian nationality. The people are happy and safe. Unfortunately, the bronze statue only completes the head of the "Destroyed God", the chest and the head of the Condor. Suharto stepped down, and this huge and expensive project was stranded.
  • Ayong River Rafting
  • The nature of Bali’s own water activities is the famous Ayung River rafting (boating).
  • The Ayong River is 11 kilometers long and there are 22 rapids on the river. Both sides are the changing landscape of the original forest. You can participate in the drifting company, there are many drifting companies, and the drifting time is also different. But it is best to choose to be accompanied by insurance and a dedicated water coach.
  • Boat of love goes out to sea
  • There are many companies in Bali that offer sea activities, and the conditions and conditions are different. However, the most famous ones are “QUICK SILVER” and “BALI HAI”. The contents and prices of the love boat activities of the two shipping companies are similar. It is generally arranged for a full-day tour (returning at -15:30 at 9:15) and a tour at dusk (at 18:00 at -20:30).
  • Sacred Monkey Forest Park
  • Monkey Forest is a cardamom forest located in central Bali, northwest of Ubud.
    Sacred Monkey Forest Park
    Not far away, about 20 kilometers away from Denpasar. The park covers an area of 6 hectares and is covered with lush pods of up to 40 meters high. The park is lush and lush. The forest is home to the unique Balinese macaques. The residents of Bali believe that the monkey is the subordinate of the monkey Hanuman and should also be worshipped as a god. Therefore, the monkeys here live without any worries, and there are special people to feed. There is a temple on the outskirts of the park, where many monkeys live and are considered sacred monkeys. It is said that these monkeys often disturbed the houses, and the local farmers were uncomfortable. They had to build a temple in the forest (Pura Bukit Sari) to shock them. The temple built in the 17th century is not open to the public, but the monkeys are free to enter and exit.
  • Padang Padang Beach
  • Padang Padang Beach is located at the foot of Uluwatu Mountain. It is also known as the Patong Beach by domestic tourists. It is a very pocket beach and has not been fully developed because the tour group generally does not bring tourists to the past. So there is basically no commercial atmosphere here, the beach is clear and white, and the scenery is pleasant. [5][2]
  • These legends are symbols of good things, symbolizing love, symbolizing justice, and are the positive energy we need to absorb. In Bali, we can precipitate and wash our original impetuous mind. We will come to this beautiful country with the feeling of learning local culture and enjoying the local slow life.

Travel guide[edit]


  • Lettuce Salad (Gado Gado)
  • This is an Indonesian standard appetizer, usually with potatoes, tomatoes, boiled eggs, cucumbers and fried soy beans (Tempe) and some vegetables. After the yellow sauce, it was especially cool.
  • Bali cuisine
    Nasi Campur
  • This is also a favorite dish of ours, because it is very like the richness of the signature rice, especially to comfort the hunger and thirst of the stomach. Like the signature rice, each restaurant has its own characteristics. Usually in meat, there will be chicken or satay, served with orange juice, green beans, fried soy beans, eggs and special hot sauce. Awesome!
  • Fruit Salad (Rujak)
  • This is one of the special foods of the Balinese flavor. Usually hawkers slice mangoes, pineapples and papayas, and then add special hot sauce to make a salad. Fruit and spicy sauce, it is a wonderful taste. I heard that it is very effective in losing weight!
  • Fried noodles (Mie Goreng)
  • Mie is the face, Goreng is the meaning of the stir-fry. It is usually made from instant noodles, with coconut milk or a little spicy sauce. A conscience will add a scrambled egg to it, or even a string of satay. Usually the cake is attached. People, sometimes it is inevitable to miss the taste of instant noodles, this time the noodles are correct. The same can be said, Nasi Goreng is the meaning of fried rice!
  • Baked piglet (Babi Guling)
  • This is a specialty of Bali. Many morning and night markets sell roast suckling pig rice. However, for the Balinese, the best roast suckling pig in the lbu Oka near the Ubud Palace, filled with pig blood, pork, oily crispy pig skin roast suckling pig rice, must hold by hand Eating is a fun!
  • Breakfast Muffin (Pancake)
  • This is certainly not a local Balinese meal. But whether you live in a hotel or a big hotel, the most common breakfast is almost a muffin. Usually they will put bananas in them, and the Kung Fu point is like the restaurant, first coloring, sprinkling coconut silk, and then adding a little seasonal fruit. A beautiful day is here!
  • Roast Duck (Crispy Duck)
  • Another Bali flavor column. The best place to taste is Bebek Bengil, a dirty duck restaurant in Ubud. But in fact, the most orthodox duck meal in Bali is the Bebek Betutu, the banana leaf smoked duck that was booked the day before. The former is crispy and delicious, and the latter is almost imported. Also don't miss it!
  • Bali Fruit (Fruit)
  • The common fruits in Bali are in addition to the Jack Fruit, the durian, the Rambutan, the lychee, and the black hard-shelled mangosteen, Langsat.
  • Markisa: It is a kind of fruit with a surface like a passion fruit, but it tastes like a longan. Very sweet and juicy, not sour, very delicious.
  • Salak: Named after its skin is like a snake skin. The flesh is crunchy and unpleasant at first, but you will fall in love with this sour taste when you eat for a long time.
  • Dirty Duck Restaurant
  • Features dirty ducks (in fact, smoked duck, smoke duck). Walking into the restaurant, people feel that its beauty lies not only in the rice fields, but also in the ubiquitous exquisite water features, the blooming trees, the traditional music and the lazy soft couch. All of this makes people feel that the so-called sentiment is what this means.
  • In Bali, the price of a good hotel is between US$8 and US$30 per person, and meals range from US$20 to US$70. Dining at a restaurant outside the hotel can save about 60% to 80%. The most economical is some open-air stalls that can be served for a few thousand rupees. [1][3]

Dietary attention[edit]

  • Remember not to eat the food on the stalls, because those foods have been bitten by mosquitoes, and they have “experienced” the wind and the sun, which is extremely unsanitary. Should be eaten in a regular restaurant. [1][3]

Best time[edit]

  • One month after the end of the rainy season (April) is the hottest season in Bali, and it is cooler from May to September (this is the best season to travel to Bali). The weather conditions in the Balinese region are mostly sunny and hot, except for the slightly lower temperatures in the central mountainous areas and higher temperatures in the seaside areas. [1][3]


  • Indonesia has always been a popular destination for Chinese tourists, especially in sunny Bali. On June 10, 2015, Indonesia officially implemented visa-free policies for tourists from 30 countries including China. In the future, mainland Chinese tourists can stay in Indonesia for no more than 30 days without a visa.
  • Previously, Chinese tourists had to go through the visa to go to Indonesia, and the visa fee was $35. [1][3]


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    Most of Bali uses rupees and US dollars, and the local renminbi for the purchase of souvenirs is generally also common. One dollar can be exchanged for 12000Rp (April 2013) and one RMB can be exchanged for 2000Rp (August 2014). Generally, the US dollar and the renminbi are exchanged with the tour guide for the rupee, and the exchange rate is almost the same.
  • Note that the banknotes must be intact, and the local banknotes are not wrinkled, worn and stained. The exchange rates for the old and new versions of the US dollar vary greatly. Exchange rates for airports, hotels and markets vary widely. The exchange rate at the airport is very low. It is recommended to carry the US dollar on the body, then go to the island and replace it with the official currency shield. There are many places for currency exchange, such as the most direct airports, hotels, banks and some higher-level restaurants, as well as some sightseeing spots and exchange points. [1][3]


  • Small merchants are arbitrarily priced and will warmly invite you to counter-offer. Generally, the counter-offer price starts from one fold, and the two-fold discount is more. The specialties are best known for wood carving, handmade batik, coffee, dried coconut, cashew nuts and spices. Visitors who are renovating new homes can pick up the oil paintings of local artists and return them from the picture frame. I introduce you to the Bali Shopping Guide:
  • Ubud shopping:
  • Located opposite Ubud Palace, Ubud Traditional Market is Bali's famous shopping destination and is a must-see for every tour group. There are many stalls in the Ubud traditional market, filled with a variety of goods, such as silverware, wood carvings, batik, clothing, shoes, souvenirs, musical instruments and so on. There are often crowds of people here, and the voices of the people are soaring.
  • Small villages around Ubud:
  • If you live in Kuta or southern Bali, when you return from Ubud, you can go all the way to these villages. You can buy many small items with commemorative significance when you walk around. If you don't buy it, take a look at the small folk museum. It is also very interesting. When you decide to start the purse, you must remember to bargain.
  • Kuta Shopping:
  • Kuta is Bali's traditional business and tourist mall, and Matahari and Discovery Shopping Mall are two of the largest shopping centers. The northern GENEVA is more competitive.
  • Nusa Dua:
  • Bali Nusa Dua Shopping Centre is one of the few shopping spots in Nusa Dua, mainly a SOGO and some brand stores, as well as a supermarket. This SOGO is very high, mainly due to the gathering of Nusa Dua The reason for the five-star hotel. It is worth mentioning that this commercial building like a street park is very beautiful. [1][3]


  • aircraft
  • Air transportation is generally selected in Bali. Most tourists fly to Hong Kong first, then take more than 4 hours to get to Bali International Airport. You can also fly to Jakarta first, then transfer to Bali, and it takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes from Jakarta to reach Bali. Or fly to Kuala Lumpur first, then fly from Kuala Lumpur to Denpasar (the largest city in Bali). There are a lot of air routes to Bali. It is recommended to check the specific price of each line before you go to Weiwei. Book a specific flight.
  • Long-distance passenger transport
  • Although there is no cross-sea highway leading to the island, there are daily shuttle buses to major cities in Indonesia. Most of the shuttle buses depart in the evening and arrive at the destination the next day after a night of sleep. The departure point for Bali is Ubung Station in Denpasar, its transportation and administrative center.
  • The number of trains and prices are as follows: Bali-Jakarta, 26 hours by car, fare 240, 000 rupiah Bali-Yogya, 16 hours by car, fare 125, 000 Shield Bali - Surabaya, 12 hours drive, 90, 000 rupees.
  • bus
  • Bali's transportation hub is its administrative center, Denpasar, and almost all attractions and towns have shuttles to Denpasar.
  • Fixed-line minibuses are called “Bemo” in Bali and are a common means of transportation for locals. There are lines on the windows, there are stop signs along the line, and you can also stop. Convenient and cheap, but often crowded and without air conditioning.
  • The shuttle bus between towns also has fixed sites and routes, and the price per person, such as Kuta to Ubud, is about 25, 000 rupees/person. If you have more people, it is not as good as chartered or taxi.
  • Rent a car
  • Remind people who want to rent a car to get a good international driver's license before going abroad. The province has gotten cumbersome local procedures. Suzuki Jeep starts at $30 a day, and the updated model costs about $40.
  • Rent a motorcycle/bicycle
  • Motorcycles are the main means of transportation for local residents, and the rent is 10, 000 rupees a day. Renting a bicycle rent is about 12, 000 rupees to 18, 000 rupees per day, but in the hilly land of central Bali, you can measure your physical strength. The roads along the northern coast are more suitable for long-distance single-ride journeys.
  • Bus
  • In several larger towns in Bali, you can take a bus tour. The Shuttle Bus is an available bus. You can talk about the price and the time and location of the bus in advance.
  • Linkage outside the island
  • The main transportation interface between Bali and the island is Ngurah Rai International Airport.
    (also known as Bali International Airport), located in the south of Bali, mainly connecting major cities such as Jakarta, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney and Shenzhen. In addition to international routes, domestic routes also lead to other islands in Indonesia.
  • Bali's Ngurah Rai Denpasar International Airport is 12 km south of Denpasar City. The airport has a Provincial Tourist Office tourist service center, duty-free shops, taxi desks and a currency exchange office. The international airport tax is 200, 000 rupiah. When returning, it is best to reconfirm the position 72 hours before departure. Sea traffic is connected by ferries to other Indonesian islands such as Java Island and Lombok.
  • Island traffic
  • There are no railway facilities in Bali, so most of the transportation is by car. There are coastal roads along the coast and north-south roads leading to the inland. There are quite a lot of roads connecting villages and villages, so the passage of cars is relatively convenient. The main modes of transportation for the people below the middle class are motorcycles and shared taxis, and in some areas there are also horse-drawn carriages.
  • Due to the large number of tourists, there are many shuttle buses on the island. In addition, the main tourist spots in the south, such as Denpasar, Kuta and Sanur, are taxis and the prices are quite low. [1][3]


  • China Mobile, China Unicom and other telecommunications companies have opened Indonesian international roaming packages. The specific operating methods, standard tariffs and related precautions can be called to the relevant mobile companies, which are expensive and not recommended.
  • Visitors can also purchase a local SIM card from Bali, which can be used in domestic GSM mobile phones. There are two major communication companies in Indonesia, Indosat and Satelindo. The codes are 001 and 008 respectively. There are mainly mentari and simPAT1 signal coverage. It is recommended to buy simPAT1 cards. The prices are different in different places. One type is 15000RP, and there is a call charge. 10000RP, the network calls 229RP per minute, the network external 350RP per minute, the international SMS 600RP each, the card can be recharged, sometimes recharge will have a discount, such as 20, 000 to send 10000, please check the balance, please call "888", query the use time regulations Please dial "*888#", the local mobile number can be broadcast live, and the fixed telephone number must be added. Wartel bought an international long-distance public calling card for a public telephone in Bali and dialed a domestic call of 4000 RP/min.
  • Visitors can also use portable computers, and 98% of Bali hotels or hotels offer free broadband or wireless internet services. [1][3]


  • Local residents are very friendly, but tourists must pay attention to some customs to avoid misunderstanding.
  • Do not shake hands with your left hand.
  • Don't ask someone to come over with your fingers.
  • The head is sacred, don't shoot someone else's head, even if the other person is a child.
  • Most of the locals believe in Hinduism. It is best to see if you are a halal restaurant before going to a restaurant.
  • When you walk, pay attention to the sacrifices on the road. Never step on it. Locals often place sacrifices at the door, and some things that seem normal to us on the streets, such as trees, are also used as sacrifices for gods, so there are often sacrifices on the streets.
  • When you are in the locals, you must take off your shoes when you enter the room.
  • Do not wear short skirts to enter the temple. There are salons and belts for free borrowing at the entrance of the temple, but they should be given appropriate. [1][3]


  • Galungan: January each year
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    Balinese people have two calendars, one is the traditional "Saka calendar" (Saka), and the other is "Wukuli" (Wuku). In each Ukuri year, a ten-day celebration is held. This is called “Galungan”. Every household will have a rich offering at the door and an item to ward off evil. The last day of Gallonan is called “Kuningan”, and this day is also the most solemn day of the ten-day celebration.
  • Nyepi: Every year from March to April
  • According to the "Shaka calendar", Nirvana is the New Year of Bali. The day before Nirvana, people were going to hold ritual activities and go on the streets to parade and carnival. On the day of Nirvana, the whole island was very quiet. People had to stay at home, could not talk, and turned off the lights, TV and radio. There were patrols on the streets. This festival is mainly to let people reflect on their hearts.
  • Balinese Arts Festival: June 15th - July 14th
  • Held at the Art Center in Denpasar for a month. Dancers, dramatists, musicians and painters from all over the world gather here to showcase their works.
  • Independence Day: August 17, 1945
  • The national holiday of Indonesia is the day when Indonesia declares independence.
  • March Nyepi Location: JL.RayaSeminyak and its surrounding dates: Calculated according to the calendar of the Balinese people, the Balinese New Year in the March of each year - the Quiet Festival, is the quiet day of the Balinese, fasting meditation. There are four rules on this day: you can't eat, you can't talk, you can't work, you can't go out. No shops and restaurants opened, the airport stopped working for a day, the night was dark, and electricity and candles were also banned. If you are in Bali on this day, please be sure to follow the rules, keep quiet, don't go out and don't use electricity. If visitors are non-Hindu, you can't fast, but you need to prepare the food of the day in advance. On the New Year's Eve of the Balinese people one night before the Retreat, the grand Ogoh-Ogoh parade was held in the evening after the sunset. Ogoh-Ogoh's production is very special, it is made of bamboo grafted, and then used oil paper to form a fierce look of one meter to ten meters high. The Bali people are convinced that Ogoh-Ogoh can remove evil, purify and peaceful people. Pagerwesi Location: Bali Date: Calculated according to the Balinese calendar, usually in March and October, the Baghwest Festival is to commemorate an ancient battle in the fight between good and evil, " Pagerwesi means “iron fence”, which means that on the day of the Pagerwesi festival, people must strengthen their defense against evil forces and protect themselves from bad influences. The Pagerwesi Festival is also available semi-annually, usually three days after the Saraswati Festival. The Saraswati Festival is dedicated to the festival of the goddess of wisdom, but there is no holiday. The main memorial is at the school. It is a festival of wisdom and welfare brought to the world by people. May Galungan Location: Bali Date: According to the Balinese calendar, every 6 months, usually in May and October, the Kalonan Festival is the most important festival in Bali, according to the year. The 210-year-old Pawukon-Calender calendar originated. The Kalonan festival usually lasts for 10 days. During these 10 days, the Balinese people believe that their gods are back to them and are stationed throughout the island to bless them. The preparations for the festival are also grand and busy. Women use immature coconuts to make decorations and flower baskets. Men use the prepared bamboo rafts (called Penjors) to decorate the streets of the village. Sometimes they will test out a whole piglet as a festive food. In each village, the man is responsible for cooking a dish called Lawar made from vegetables, spices, and pork. The second day of Garongan is the day of family gatherings. In order to visit relatives and friends, this day is the day when every Balinese person will take a vacation. Kuningan Location: SakenanTemple Date: Calculated according to the Bali Calendar, the last day of the Kalonan Festival, usually in May and November. After the 10-day Kalonan Festival, Indian believers in Bali believed that their gods had returned to heaven after ending their gift of mortality for 10 days. The Balinese began to visit relatives and friends again to express their gratitude for the blessing and mercy that God had given them over the past 10 days. June BaliArtFestivel Location: TheTamanBudaya Date: June 15th - July 14th Bali is worth visiting during the festival, various Balinese folk dances, crafts, music, paintings, etc. will be corresponding display. Every year at TheTamanBudaya (Art Center), there is no more immersive experience of Balinese cultural history than this time. [1][3]

Folk Culture[edit]


  • Bali Island
    Due to the influence of Indian culture and religion in history, most of the residents believe in Hinduism and are the only places in Indonesia that believe in Hinduism. But the Hinduism here is not the same as the Hinduism in India. It is a combination of Hindu teachings and Balinese customs, called Bali Hinduism. Residents mainly worship the three gods (Brazil, Vishnu, Shiva) and Buddhism's Sakyamuni, and also worship the sun god, water god, fire god, Fengshen and so on. There are temples in the homes of the believers. The family consists of temples with temples and village temples. There are more than 125, 000 temples on the island. Therefore, the island has the reputation of “the island of thousands of temples”. The most famous temple in the temple is the Baishaji Mausoleum, which has a thousand-year-old history. The mausoleum was built on the slopes of the Agung volcano called the “navel of the world” to dedicate the volcanic god of this intermittent eruption. The hierarchical stone sculpture of the Mausoleum is similar to the Angkor Wat in Cambodia. [1][3]

Characteristic customs[edit]

  • Bali
    Bali is not only beautiful in its natural scenery, but also rich in its cultural and social customs. The Balinese classical dance is elegant and unique, and it has a unique position in the world of dance art. It is also a vivid flower in the Indonesian national dance. Among them, the lion and sword dance are the most representative.
  • Bali's carvings (wood carvings, stone carvings), paintings and handicrafts are also known for their exquisite craftsmanship and unique style. Exquisite statues and reliefs of wood and stone can be seen everywhere on the island. Therefore, the island has the reputation of “the island of art”. Mas is the island’s famous woodcarving centre. Bali's paintings are unique, mostly painted on burlap or white canvas with glue and mineral pigments. The theme is based on pastoral scenery and people's living customs, with a strong local color. Therefore, Bali is known as the "island of poetry" and "the Greek of the East." Located in the middle of the island, Bird Mu is a painting center, which houses many historical relics and huge paintings.
  • In the vicinity of the bird, there is a square-shaped ancient cave, the elephant cave. The depth of the cave is only two or three meters. The cave is filled with vivid statues. There are four famous stone statues on the Kawei Mountain, and five other gods are placed in front of the big stone statue. On the mountainside, there is a pale Brazilian cold presidential palace.
  • A statue of Buddha in the Elephant Cave Temple in Bali.
  • There are nearly 200 religious festivals held by Balinese residents every year. Every festival, songs and dances are mixed. Due to the variety of styles in Bali, the scenery is very beautiful. Therefore, it also enjoys a variety of other names, such as "Island of the Gods", "Island of the Devil", "Romans Island", "Island of the Isles", "Island of Paradise", "Island of Magic" and so on. In the natural sciences, in 1869, the biologist Wallace also discovered that Bali is the "tip" of the Asian continent. The typical Asian animals are distributed so far, and in the east it is only separated by the strait of Lombok, which is less than 40 kilometers wide. The animal is of the Oceania species. So, Bali is
    A famous tourist attraction.
  • Due to the deep religious atmosphere, almost all cultures in Bali are related to religion from form to content, and a representative introduction is made.
  • Religion : There are many ways to understand religion. The most intuitive way is to look at the temple. There are many temples on Bali, and it is said that there are more than 10, 000. Many people go to Bali to see the temple and go to the Tanah Lot (TANAHOT). It is said that Bali has a volcanic eruption (three active volcanoes on the island, Batu, Pekin Mani, Agung). One of the seven temples was built, and it is famous for its combination with the land due to its rising tide. In fact, the history of the Temple of the Holy Spring is more than 700 years old, and there is a palace of Sukarno on the hill next to it. In addition, the Bukitsa Temple, located next to the Agung volcano (the holy sacred mountain of Bali, also the center of the universe), is known as the mother of the temple and is the representative of the temple on Bali.
  • Music: Bamboo percussion is heard every day in a Bali hotel, but this is not a complete Balinese music. Gamalan music fusion copper music, drum music, bow string music, it is said that there are Chinese ancient music!
  • Shadow Play: Piwayang, the most representative form of entertainment, the story is taken from the two epics of Hinduism, with Ramayana. Views can also have a deeper understanding of their religious stories.
  • Dance: It is represented by two kinds of tribute and Baron. It is similar to our distinction between the white spring snow and the lower Liba people. It is still the subject of Ramayana. The dance movement is very monotonous and is mainly expressed by hand and eyes.
    Bali landscape
  • Engraving: Stone carving is mainly concentrated in BATUBULAN, wood carving is in Mas (MAS), silverware is in Jelu (CELU), among which wood carving is the most famous, mainly the village is precious (mostly sandalwood, ebony) Wood, and teak) are mostly mythical characters.
  • Painting: Mainly in Ubud (UBUD), the ARMA Art Museum is very beautiful, worth a visit, and the Naga Art Museum has many treasures. The art of painting in Bali has a profound influence on the development of the world's painting art, such as the impression master Gauguin, and the Mayor of Belgium, who came to the island in 1932, stayed and married the locals, his with Bali The style of the work caused a great response in the West.
  • Handmade: The handicrafts of Bali are very distinctive in weaving and batik. Maybe many people think that there are many batik in China.
    It’s not surprising, but Bali’s “Rencinco” is woven from the world’s only latitude and longitude dyeing. It takes a few years for a piece of clothing, but it’s rarely seen. It’s an identity person. Only worn during major sacrifices.
  • In the middle of the island, there are famous monkey temples in the middle of the island. Monkeys are in groups. There is a beautiful Lake Biduku in the north. The famous Jingtai Mani has a cool climate, so you can look forward to the volcanic Badu volcano that peaks in the whole year. The Batu Lake under the Badu Mountain is also known for its beautiful scenery. The Giron Palace in the southeastern part of the island is home to the famous ancient Balinese court. The palace is magnificent and has a moat on all sides. The roof is painted with portraits of prisoners. Tanah Le, on the southwest coast of the island, has temples built on the shore highlands. Because of the erosion of the waves for many years, the area is 25 meters away from the island, forming an island. When the tide rises, Zhou Yu seems to sink in the waves, like water. palace.
  • Bali
    Balinese people are philosophers of life, work hard at work, eat joyfully during meals, sleep peacefully while sleeping, live in peace with all things, and live every minute, life is naturally happy, and life is of course happy. The cliché of "money is not omnipotent" is to say that it is a idiom that is only a sentence, and that everything is measured by the value of money. It is the standard of humanity.
  • Banjar autonomous peace
  • Balinese people not only have their own set of cognitions in religion, but also have a different version of the official management.
  • Although the government has clearly defined the administrative system in the county and city villages, it is "Banjar" that really promotes the operation. "Banjar" is a small unit that is one level below the "village". It consists of a hundred households and belongs to the autonomous organization of Bali. It is not on the files of government agencies, from the wedding and funeral celebration of each household to the reward and punishment of individual behavior., through the monthly monthly meeting resolutions. The rigorous autonomous organization makes the households speak like each other, and the dogs and dogs meet to form a strong moral binding force. Therefore, although Bali is as beautiful as a paradise, it is impossible for you to have a unique hermit life.
  • Aristocratic civilians sit flat
  • Originating from the religious class system, it exists in Bali, but like the Balinese people's religious attitude, the Balinese people who are all in harmony with the class system are not as harsh and serious as the Indians, in Bali 4 The class is not only on the same level, but the words are not limited to high-level words or low-level words. With the penetration of economic power, the class title that was previously listed on the business card has gradually been replaced by the proud academic experience. However, entry into the country is the basic common sense. These four classes still have to be kept in mind, so as not to miss the taboos in special occasions such as sacrifices and other functions that focus on identity.
  • Class name I male title I female title
  • Brahmana Priest I da Bagus I da Ayu
  • Ksatriya Noble I Cokorda I da Cokorda
  • Waisya Craftsman I Dewa I Desah
  • Sudra (Jaba civilian) I No I
  • 沧海桑田 does not change color
  • The Balinese people do not ask their own family members, and the foreign visitors are indifferent. The pure and easy-going attitude makes Bali a resting place for people to trust and place their hearts. What is valuable is that Bali receives millions of visitors a year, but it still does not change its color. The Bohai Sea is still the Bohai Sea, and the Sangtian is still Sangtian.
  • The rules of bathing in the morning and evening and the habit of bathing have not changed for a hundred years. Although the tourists are holding the V8 group, the Balinese people still seem to have their own days, and the terraces you have seen are still waiting for you to return today. Only rice and grass varieties. More than 90% of Bali's farming area has been replanted with new varieties. Rapid growth and strong disease resistance are the new varieties to capture Bali's ability, but excessive use of pesticides is the price paid by the Balinese people, and the ecological changes lead to frogs and squids. The number is sharply reduced. The frog is the main theme of the Bali Serenade. Will one of the familiar movements be changed one day? The Balinese people have begun to ponder over this issue.
  • Work hard and concentrate
  • Happy days are the attitude of the Balinese people, but this does not mean slackness. In fact, the genius is bright, the men of Bali are working hard under the fields, and the women’s homes are cleaning up the preparations to take care of the animals, waiting for the sun to rise and the earth to change. When the heat is over, the men will pause their work and return home to look at their beloved cockfighting. At this time, the sleepy tourists have just left the door and saw the Barry men who are holding the cock and chatting in the street, and they are considered to be a group of people. The lazy person who produced it, over time, this unfair prejudice has become a negative impression of Balinese men passing through the world, as if the delightful terraced fields grew out of their own.
  • In fact, the Balinese men are very honest, taking care of the work they do, and they are dedicated to keeping pet cockfighting. Their expectations for cockfighting are all placed on the festival of sacrifices, which is a recognized occasion for betting. The cockfighting on the court was tied with a sharp blade. After a burst of dust and chicken feathers, the winner was judged, the winner received the gambling and the dying chicken, the gambling was put into the purse, and the dead chicken was on the table.
  • Bali cremation ceremony
  • Balinese cremation ceremony: The oxen-type coffin represents status and identity and can only be enjoyed by nobles and monks.
  • The flames turned the offerings together with the coffins into ashes, and people wished the souls of the deceased to sublimate at this moment.
  • Under the influence of religious beliefs, Balinese people have their own understanding of death. Their custom is to celebrate death. After the death of the Balinese, cremation is carried out according to custom, and the souls of the undead who are not cremation are filthy and will bring disaster to people. If the cremation is not held for the deceased for a certain period of time, the soul of the deceased cannot rise to the sky and become the devil of the night. Therefore, the cremation ceremony here is very grand and one of the wonders on Bali. The cremation was held on the 42nd day after the death of the people, because the Balinese believe that after the death of the person, the soul will take 42 days to leave the body. Before the cremation, the body should be treated. First, the body is soaked with liquid made from various spices, then wrapped in cloth and placed in a bamboo basket. One day before the cremation, the relatives of the deceased wear the most beautiful costumes. The men also need to wear swords, gather together to carry out the parade, and hold a grand cultural evening in the evening, perform a pipa, dance a variety of joyful dances, people singing and dancing waiting for the next day.
  • On the day of cremation, under the accompaniment of music, the nearby men rushed to pick up the body, and each of the women brought a bottle from the neighboring temple.
    The holy water that comes, and a group of live chickens that lead the soul of the deceased, are placed in front of the funeral. The priests prayed and issued the bow. The funeral lined up. The priests held the red crown and guided the body. The team had to bend the course to avoid the evil spirits road. Entering the crematorium, the close relatives of the deceased first cut the shroud, the priest climbed the platform of the bamboo tower, read the prayers aloud, and sprinkled many ancient money on it, which was a bribe to the ransom of the god of death, and the holy water that the women would bring On the corpse, the bottle of Sheng Sheng Shui was crushed. Then, the body was moved into the animal-shaped raft, and when night fell, it began to set fire to the fire. Under the light of the fire, the celebration ceremony began, the band played music, and the audience began to revel. One of the main activities is the tug-of-war competition. The two sides compete for the coffin with the body, the angel on the one hand and the demon on the other. The two sides compete for the soul of the deceased. There are many repetitions, and finally the angel victory. All activities run through the booze and sing. The family of the deceased in the entire funeral was not sad. The Balinese believe that if you are too sad, it will hinder the soul of the deceased from ascending to heaven. The body gradually became ashes, and the people watching it gradually dispersed. The relatives packed up the ashes and placed them in the coconut shell. Under the priest's prayer, throw the ashes into the sea. The entire funeral was declared over.
  • The grand cremation ceremony is very expensive, sometimes as high as tens of thousands or even millions of yuan. 12 years ago, the king of Ji'anya District died, and the funeral cost up to 5 million US dollars. Large-scale cremation often has thousands of people to carry heavy bamboo towers and coffins. The height of the bamboo tower depends on the identity of the deceased. Some are as high as 20 meters, 11 to 2, and low to 3 or 4. The coffin is in the shape of an animal. The coffin of the monks and the rich is carved into a cow shape, the warrior is a flying lion, and the ordinary person is half-fish-shaped. The size of the tower-shaped bamboo frame and the grandeur of the ceremony are all based on the identity, status and financial resources of the mourner. However, the high cost of the funeral can not be afforded by many people. Therefore, the locals who are financially strapped will first bury their deceased family members. When they have enough money and have a good time, they will dig up the body and hold a cremation. This waiting time may be two to three years or more.
  • In Bali, every 10 years or so, a large-scale collective cremation will be held, and everyone will share the cost. At this time, the Balinese people cleaned up all the tombs on the island, concentrating all the bodies and cheekbones, and letting those restless souls rest in peace.
  • Balinese language
  • Bahasa Indonesia is the official language of Indonesia and Bali, while Bahasa Bali is the dialect of the local people. English is also widely used, especially in lively sightseeing areas, where English is the most commonly used language. In addition, Dutch, German, French, Japanese and Chinese are also used in some places. In particular, the number of tourists visiting Bali in mainland China and Taiwan has increased rapidly in recent years, and as a result, there are many businesses with quick brains. The restaurant or the hawkers in the sightseeing area have also begun to learn Chinese and Ho-Chan. Because there are many old overseas Chinese who immigrated from southern Anhui, they often speak Minnan and Chinese. A little bit of the gap, but communication is absolutely no problem. Often in the sightseeing area, you will hear and say: "The circle of the 10, 000th...the yiyi (all 10, 000)!" "How much?" The hawker can't help but feel more cordial and stop. Talk to it... However, when you stop, it actually means that a large group of hawkers are coming around to "trade" with you! Haha... At this time, you have to use some methods to get away. [1][3]

Travel guide[edit]

  • Bali is a veritable honeymoon and holiday destination. The entire itinerary should be based on leisure and vacation, with tropical beaches and cultural and artistic landscapes being its biggest selling point. For all friends who are within one week of the trip, please refer to the following suggestions to make a choice:
  • As a traditional cultural and artistic center, Ubud is far from the beach and is located in the hinterland of Bali. Definitely worth living, riding a bicycle, and taking a casual look. Tegallalang, famous for its terraced scenery and handicrafts, is located near Ubud. It is more convenient to choose Ubud as the starting point for rafting or tropical jungle trekking. From low-cost Guest Houses to upscale luxury villas, there are plenty of hotels to choose from in Ubud. If the budget is sufficient, of course, the villa with private pool is preferred. Kayumanis Ubud, Pita Maha, Maya Ubud, Kajane Mua Ubud are more popular online. Since the Banyan tree has been withdrawn from business, Kamandalu Resort is in an embarrassing situation of disrepair and is not worth recommending. If the budget is limited, you can choose a homestay featuring idyllic scenery. Tegal Sari and Green Field are more popular online. Ubud's spa is highly recommended, especially if you choose to enjoy it in an open natural setting. SPA HATI has a high popularity. The top enjoyment is the Kirana Spa, which is operated by the Shiseido of Japan and the royal family of the Royal Pita Maha.
  • Kuta is the second recommended stopover. The main reason is that Kuta beach is a unique surfing place in Southeast Asia. In addition to the body shape of the handsome men and women in various countries, you can also see many local people enjoying the gift of nature in the sunset on the beach. The famous beaches of other Southeast Asian islands often only see tourists. Downtown Kuta is also a tourist shopping and entertainment center in Bali, centering on the island's main shopping mall. In the evening, all kinds of nightclubs all over Kuta Street are the world of young people. Living in Kuta, you should arrange more outdoor activities such as surfing, shopping, spa, sampling local cuisine and clubbing. So it is recommended to choose an affordable hotel to sleep, and it is not wise to choose a luxury villa. The hotel next to Kuta beach (Hard Rock, etc.) is separated from the beach by a road (like the Patong beach in Phuket), so you don't have to choose an expensive sea view.
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    Lovina beach, less tourists. You can rent a boat to go out to see the dolphins, or arrange a snorkeling trip to Nusa Menjangan. In comparison, this should be the best place for Bali to see corals and tropical fish. Lovina is located in the northern part of Bali and it takes 3.5 hours to get to the airport, so it should be arranged in the middle of the trip to avoid the tight schedule of the airport. Arranging for the end of a day trip to Baikudu is a good idea to save special transportation costs. The return trip can take a look at the Kintamani volcano.
  • Beach hotels in Nusa Dua, if you must live, you should choose the best hotel. Ayodya Resort Bali, Kayumanis Nusa Dua, Laguna are all recommended. Because the main activity here is to soak the hotel, the hotel's garden, pool, dining, beach view and daze facilities should be considered first. Personally, it is still unwise to choose villa in Nusa Dua. Imagine that you are lying next to a private pool next to the beach, and the people on the beach are basking in the same sun, watching the same scenery, blowing the same wind, but paying them several times more dollars. What's more, tourists who walk from time to time, especially those curious Oriental faces with cameras, will make you even more disappointed. (There is a photo below, the private pool suite on the westin beach, specially decorated tropical plants, still can not stop the envious and curious eyes of passers-by). Nusa Dua’s dining options are high, and you can take a walk outside the Nusa Dua gate at dusk, eat dinner or buy fruit and water. Westin and Laguna are very close to the gates of Nusa Dua and walk for about 20 minutes. Finally, I still insist on my suggestion: For those who have been to the Maldives, Nusa Dua hotels do not have to be arranged during the trip. Whether it's the resort's resort atmosphere or the beach, the Maldives will win.
  • The tourism industry in Bali began to develop on a large scale after the opening of the Ngurah Rai International Airport in 1969. Shanu and Kuta became tourist attractions; in the 1980s, high-end resorts began to develop in Nusa Dua; in the 1990s, the wave of development It began to expand to the north and south of Kuta, ranging from Seminyak, Legian, and Jimbaran to the coastal areas, forming a vast tourist area. The northern part of Seminyak is home to the famous Tanah Lot Temple. After the bombings in Sanu and Kuta, the authorities took active measures against public security and removed some street vendors.
  • The quality of the waves on the coast of southern Bali is good, and many surfers from all over the world have visited each other and become a surfing spot. Many people who depend on the surf industry for their livelihood, including surf shops and surf instructors, and even professional surfers sponsored by surfers have increased.
  • Since 2012, the island has also become popular with funny flashes. Even though the average temperature is higher than 24 degrees throughout the year, there are still flash coats with large coats, masks, and sunglasses, which are flashing in the downtown area. It has caused many tourists to compete for imitation, which is another fashion trend in Bali. [1][3]


  • Necessities: sunglasses, umbrellas, sunscreen skin care products, swimwear, gastrointestinal drugs, anti-mosquito bites, etc.
  • Bali is very strong in UV rays. Please have a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen lotion, and drink plenty of water.
  • Bali raw water can not be directly eaten, please buy mineral water instead, and do not drink ice from vendors.
  • Do not eat raw seafood.
  • Local tourist spots will visit the woodcarving village, silverware, batik center, and local products. Although it is a local art and specialty, if you want to buy, you must remember to pay another price.
  • Most of the toilets in Bali don't have toilet paper, remember to prepare yourself.
  • Bali is located in the tropics, and there are many mosquitoes and flies. Please prepare mosquito-repellent liquid and mosquito bite ointment.
  • Driving and walking in Bali are on the left side, unlike China, please pay attention to it.
  • Climate: Bali is an equatorial tropical climate. The temperature changes with the trade wind belt. It is divided into two seasons throughout the year, the dry season from April to October, and the rainy season from November to March. It is hot and humid, and the temperature is between 27-32 °C.
  • Customs: You can carry 2 liters of alcohol, 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars or 100 grams of tobacco, and the right amount of perfume to enter (excessive confiscation or fine). Protected animals (birds of paradise, shellfish) and antiques in Indonesia are prohibited from leaving the country. There are no special restrictions on foreign currency and travellers cheques.
  • Bali beauty
    US dollar: Please bring the version after 2003.
  • Voltage: The 220V socket is usually two round holes, and the hotel will usually be ready to convert the plug.
  • Telephone: The IDD in the hotel room can be directly dialed, but the handling fee is charged. It is better to use the calling card for the public telephone. China Mobile roaming charges are generally charged and received at 2.99 yuan per minute. Pull back China: 001-86-area code-phone number. Unplugged Indonesia: 0062-361 (Bali) - phone number
  • Taxi: There are a lot of taxis in Bali, but the most insured is the BALI TAXI company, all of which are light blue body. This company has a more formal service, starting at 5, 000 rupiah!
  • Taxes: For those who are forced to pay taxes while eating in Bali, five-star hotels and restaurants are subject to a tax of 21%, and ordinary hotels are subject to a tax of 15%.
  • Tipping: Tips are generally required for local meals and beds, generally INR 10, 000 or 5, 000 rupees (7-3.5 RMB).
  • Food: Bali's food is more monotonous than China, and the theme is always cooked rice or fried rice. Other side dishes include chicken, duck, beef, pork, goat meat, and a variety of seafood and vegetables. The special foods include roast suckling pigs (made with herbs, spices, red peppers, etc.), roast ducks, and spicy chickens.
  • Hotel: No toothbrushes, toothpaste, towels, slippers are available in all hotels in Bali. Some hotels offer it, but it is not very clean. It is highly recommended. Toothbrush toothpaste towels and slippers are provided at the star hotels in Bali and are very clean. Individual hotels or local youth hostels are not available, it is recommended that visitors bring their own
  • Drinking water: All the tap water in Bali is desalinated, so you can't drink it, you can't boil it. Drink mineral water in Bali. [1][3]


  • There are no shorts or short skirts for entering and leaving the temple. You need to rent a salon and belt free of charge outside the temple.
  • Photographs are taken during the festival of sacrifices. They are not allowed to stand in front of the crowds who worship and pray, nor can they shoot priests with flash.
  • Although the Hindu class system is not strictly divided in Bali, in order to avoid breaking the priest class due to class unclear, please do not touch the child's head arbitrarily.
  • It is best to get permission from the locals first, on the one hand to show respect, and then to avoid disputes afterwards.
  • The left hand is considered unclean, so use your right hand whenever possible when in contact with people.
  • To enter the temple, you need to take off your shoes. You should not expose your arms and legs. Girls in the physiological period will not enter the temple.
  • If someone is sitting on the ground, never stand on his right hand side. [1][3]



00:00 Now I'm going to let you in on a little
00:01 secret here the hidden gem of Southeast
00:04 Asia is not here
00:08 Bali is probably the most visited place
00:11 in all of Southeast Asia but there is a
00:12 reason behind the madness and I'm here
00:15 to show you why you need to book your
00:16 next tickets Bali my name is Christian
00:18 LeBlanc and I'm a travel blogger from
00:20 Canada I've been making video for the
00:22 past two years across Southeast Asia
00:24 and I've probably spent about three
00:26 months of it in Indonesia now without
00:28 further ado let's hop into the video
00:30 starting with number ten seminyak it's
00:33 probably the most developed part of Bali
00:36 staying in an incredible villa just like
00:38 you see here could literally cost you
00:40 just as much as staying in a course star
00:42 hotel in a western country oh wow oh my
00:46 god here we are how nice is this money
00:53 just goes so much further here while I
00:56 don't rank seminyak high for the
00:58 adventure factor it definitely has a lot
01:00 to offer if you're just looking to put
01:02 your feet up enjoy some luxury living
01:04 but one of the incredible things about
01:06 Bali is the living cost is much more
01:08 affordable it is home to many resorts
01:11 incredible fine dining and excellent
01:13 nightlife and speaking of good food
01:15 Motel Mexico la is a great place for
01:17 nightlife and food but beware it is
01:20 quite expensive number 9 is good moon
01:23 shall we now I probably not saying it
01:25 right but this is an incredible temple
01:28 built into a hillside the environment is
01:30 in the lush green forest of Bali and
01:32 there's something very unique about
01:34 being here you truly feel like you're
01:36 experiencing some of Ali's history the
01:38 entire complex was actually built in the
01:40 11th century as a massive tombstone for
01:43 the king and his family the incredible
01:45 tombstone is surrounded by a beautiful
01:47 rice terrace it's definitely worth
01:49 exploring
01:50 next up on the list is jimbaran
01:52 somewhere I had one of the most
01:54 remarkable sunsets of my entire life
01:56 jibraan can also be quite touristy
01:58 there's a lot of people to go here to
02:00 enjoy the sunset enjoy some fresh
02:02 seafood but that's not necessarily a bad
02:04 thing you can definitely expect to
02:06 compete with some crowds but you'll have
02:08 a remarkable night with some great food
02:10 we had a delicious
02:12 TRAI seafood at one of the restaurants
02:14 here and there's many to choose from
02:15 Bali is filled with incredible
02:18 waterfalls but the two that stood out
02:19 the most to me are Saguna Gong and
02:22 Padang
02:23 gulia these two waterfalls are an
02:25 incredible day trip to good again is
02:27 probably the most visited of all the
02:29 waterfalls but I'm actually sharing with
02:31 you a little secret here Padang gulia is
02:34 by far one of the most unknown
02:36 waterfalls that is worth visiting in
02:38 Bali this is truly a local secret and a
02:41 lawful blonde find although it's a
02:43 little smaller than to gonna gun it is
02:45 no less magical and it is definitely a
02:48 photographer's dream you don't have to
02:50 compete with the crowds and you still
02:51 get a magical scene if you're traveling
02:53 for photography purposes this little
02:56 Balinese gate here is actually a very
02:58 popular photography destination there's
03:00 Balinese gates just like this one here
03:02 all over the island but this one is in
03:04 my opinion the most iconic this gate
03:06 here is actually kind of on the way back
03:08 from Padang gulia so they can definitely
03:10 be mixed into a day trip together if
03:12 you're looking for someone to show you
03:13 around Bali I highly recommend Bali
03:15 customized towards my friend Pancho has
03:17 showed us around a couple of times and
03:19 he's the best tour guide I've ever had
03:21 keeping on the theme of the Balinese
03:23 jungle we are now going into the depths
03:25 this is ubud ubud is a really cool kind
03:28 of yogi easygoing town that has a very
03:32 unique Balinese culture to it it's
03:34 filled with local markets coffee shops
03:36 incredible restaurants high-end hotels
03:38 and even low end hotels so it fits all
03:40 budgets ubud is pretty much a must visit
03:43 place if you're coming to Bali it
03:45 definitely is one of the more popular
03:46 tourist attraction so it does get busy
03:49 if you're looking for a fun day trip one
03:51 of the things you can do is the food
03:52 monkey jungle although a bit of a
03:54 tourist wrap it is quite fun to be able
03:56 to see all those monkeys hanging out
03:58 also worth noting if you're looking to
04:00 do a little interior decorating with
04:02 your house who wood is full of these
04:04 local craft shops the thing that I love
04:06 most about ubud is that once you get out
04:08 of the proper town area there's some
04:10 incredibly relaxing hotels or villas
04:13 that you can stay in we stayed in one
04:15 place that was called a glamping Resort
04:17 and essentially we felt like we were in
04:19 the middle of the jungle but with a
04:21 comfort of nice amenities and great food
04:24 cinnamon apparently it has some of the
04:26 best uploading speeds in all of good
04:28 internet could be very challenging at
04:30 I'm compelled Atlanta one thing I will
04:32 definitely caution you on though is that
04:34 ubud is surrounded by rice paddies and
04:36 rice paddies are inhabited by insects I
04:39 don't know if you can see this but look
04:41 at this thing on our window oh my god
04:45 it's literally just ate them off it has
04:48 it in its mouth living in the world
04:54 they're building a nest in my room
04:56 family met as soon as night struck there
05:00 was a couple villas we stayed in where
05:01 the open concept became our worst
05:03 nightmare just make sure you're prepared
05:05 because you know it might just bug some
05:08 people we are now halfway number five
05:12 it's actually a place that's not in Bali
05:14 but it's close enough I thought I would
05:16 include it these are the gili islands
05:18 I've visited countless islands in my
05:20 life and the ghillies are some of my
05:22 favorites there's simply nothing more
05:24 laid-back there are no cars here there
05:26 is only pedal bike that basically gives
05:29 you an idea of the pace on the island
05:31 everything is very slow-moving
05:33 everything is very relaxed and you can
05:35 stay in fairly nice accommodation the
05:38 budget backpacker accommodation is
05:39 basically the whole spectrum but
05:41 definitely expect to spend more money on
05:43 accommodation on beer and on food
05:46 everything will be about twice the price
05:48 if not more the ghillies actually has
05:51 surprisingly great nightlife as well
05:53 which is something I wasn't counting on
05:54 but definitely enjoyed a lot of people
05:56 will come here with the intention of
05:58 staying a day or two and end up staying
05:59 a full week you can definitely find
06:01 yourself getting in a bit of the
06:03 nightlife routine they actually have
06:04 some snorkeling tours and they're only
06:07 like 5 or 10 bucks they're super
06:09 affordable you're on a boat for half the
06:11 day they give you a snorkel goggles and
06:13 even bring you to a place where you can
06:15 get some food now that's pretty much
06:16 where they make most their money because
06:18 there is a markup on the food but it's
06:20 totally worth the day trip even if the
06:22 snorkeling was very mediocre at best
06:24 it's a great way to meet people and it
06:26 often leads to a great night out of
06:28 course one of the main activities of
06:30 being in the gili islands is simply
06:32 sitting on a recliner chair and
06:34 a beer the beer of choice in Indonesia
06:36 is called the bintang and I must say it
06:38 is some of my favorite beer
06:40 now the next on the list is kuta and
06:43 kuta is actually a place that has very
06:45 mixed reviews depending on who you talk
06:47 to some people will say they loved it
06:49 some people will say they hated it tons
06:51 of people come here to party get cheap
06:54 food cheap drinks essentially it's the
06:56 most westernized part of Bali and it's
06:58 pretty much the nightlife capital of the
07:00 island this is definitely a place that a
07:01 lot of backpackers like to come but
07:03 there are high-end budget people that
07:05 stay here in the nicer hotels and
07:06 resorts it has pretty much everything
07:08 for every budget if you're just wanting
07:11 to get into surfing and you're looking
07:12 for a great beginners place pooja
07:14 actually has a beach that's fantastic
07:16 for that the waves are very manageable
07:18 and you can pretty much go down to the
07:20 beach and rent the surfboard on any
07:22 single given day there's no security
07:24 deposit no insurance forms to fill out
07:26 you simply give a guy like 5 bucks he
07:28 lends you a surfboard and you're off now
07:30 if you're one of those people that need
07:31 your Starbucks fix you won't have a hard
07:33 time finding one in kuta because it has
07:35 everything from Starbucks McDonald's and
07:37 pretty much every other popular
07:39 restaurant chain similar to seminyak I
07:41 give it about a zero on the adventure
07:42 scale but if you're just looking to
07:44 chill out enjoy an affordable cost of
07:46 living from accommodation to food then
07:48 kuta could be your place now number four
07:50 is somewhere I have never been before
07:52 this is Lulu a2 this is a place that
07:55 people absolutely rave about Lulu Wong
07:57 who isn't a very children tip of Bali
07:59 and one of the best things about it is
08:01 that you have a much quieter environment
08:03 but you still have amazing villas hotels
08:06 restaurants and some of them are even
08:08 built on the side of a cliff there's a
08:10 few very iconic sites here including
08:12 cliffside temples and I highly recommend
08:15 you add to the Watson fearless the
08:17 footage you see here is not Allah watu
08:19 but it gives you a bit of a feel for the
08:21 area I will be going to use a lot to
08:22 thing when I go back to quality in like
08:25 two weeks now number two on the list is
08:27 a place called Kangoo and Kangoo or
08:29 Changu depending on how you want to
08:31 pronounce it is definitely one of my
08:33 most favorite developed areas in Bali
08:36 it's not off the beaten path but it has
08:38 enough of a quiet side that you feel
08:40 like you're outside of the busyness of
08:42 Bali and yet you have a nice surf town
08:44 feel
08:45 it there's a lot of surf shops because
08:46 this is one of the best places to catch
08:48 the great waves that hit Bali I tried it
08:51 as a beginner and I got destroyed but I
08:53 will not discourage you from trying it
08:55 find everything from entry-level to
08:57 expensive villas and hotels similar to
09:00 GU Buddha in the sense it has kind of a
09:02 laid-back feel to it it's very chilled
09:04 out it's the kind of place where you've
09:05 got those really hipstery trendy coffee
09:08 shops and restaurants and other Beach
09:10 town deals to it if you're looking for
09:12 what I believe is one of the best places
09:14 to go out in Kangoo I went out to Old
09:16 Men and yes that sounds really weird but
09:19 that's probably the most popular and
09:21 it's right near the ocean so the after
09:23 party normally becomes the beach and my
09:25 number one recommendation of Bali is
09:29 really that attempt at a drumroll you've
09:32 already seen a little text below that
09:34 kind of gave it away but Nusa Penida
09:36 this right here is the hidden gem of
09:39 Bali and it might not be staying that
09:42 way for long I was there about a year
09:43 and a half ago before anyone was talking
09:45 about it and this place dropped my jaw
09:49 within about a 45 minute ferry off the
09:51 mainland of Bali we arrived this place
09:54 is something out of a dream it's been
09:56 over a year since I've been there and
09:58 things have definitely changed
10:00 first off going to Nusa Penida from when
10:02 I laughs experienced it it had a bit of
10:04 a challenge to it you're definitely
10:05 going to want to hire it's hard to show
10:07 you around for the day and I would
10:09 recommend doing two days the roads are
10:11 very rough slightly undeveloped and
10:13 quite mountainous you can definitely try
10:15 to rent a scooter but this is one of the
10:17 few places where I think it does make
10:19 sense to have a drug there are two very
10:21 notable lookout points this one right
10:23 here that basically looks like a
10:25 dinosaur head and on the other side of
10:27 yousuf Vita there's this one right here
10:30 staying in Nusa Penida
10:31 will definitely cost you a little bit
10:33 more than the mainland because it's not
10:34 overly developed but it is very
10:36 up-and-coming so be ready for more devel
10:39 and I highly recommend you get here as
10:41 soon as possible because this might not
10:42 be the same story in five years and
10:44 these viewpoints might become a whole
10:46 lot busier accommodations range from
10:49 budget to medium scale I don't believe
10:52 there's anything to high-end on the
10:53 island but again that could quickly
10:55 change that has been my top 10 guys I
10:58 hope you like that my name is Christian
11:00 also known as lost LeBlanc if you're new
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11:25 thanks for watching guys and let's get
11:27 off them the next one
11:29 [Music]

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