The tropical paradise of Bali, which is also called as “The Island of the Gods”, is a popular tourist destination, because person can feel better and healthier through exploration of natural beauties and use of physical relaxation techniques.
Discover Pura Tanah Lot, one of Bali's most amazing temples which is located on a rocky islet surrounded by crashing waves. From this sight you can enjoy a truly spectacular view. According to the history of Bali, the priest Nirartha asked fishermen to construct Tanah Lot temple at the beginning of the 16th century. A few minutes’ walk brings you to tropically beautiful Batu Bolong, where another seaside temple has been built on a rock that is connected to the shore. It is important to be careful, respect and follow the rules when enter to a temple.
Do you like hiking? Climb to the 1,700-meter summit of Mount Batur and live one of the most memorable life experiences watching the sunrise. It usually takes a three-hour hiking to the summit. You have to be prepared and equipped with essential hiking shoes and layers, as the temperature can be low. One of the most unique sights is the scenic temple complex, which is known as Pura Ulun Danu Bratan. The extraordinary beauty of temples reflects on surface of the Lake Bratan. This picturesque place is worth to be visited during early morning hours. If you like canoeing or paddling you can hire equipment and explore all sides of the magnificent temple complex. Another scenic site is the Pura Ulun Danu Batur, one of the most important temples that located on the lake's northwest shore as well as the hot springs at the village of Toya Bungkah which lies on the banks of Lake Batur.
Another spot with magnificent sunrise is the Uluwatu Temple. It dates back to 10th century and it was constructed in order to protect Bali from evil spirits. According to myth, monkeys are guards of the temple and they live near temple entrance. Be careful with monkeys and keep your personal belongings safe. Only Hindu worshippers can enter the temple.
A must-see sight is the Monkey Forest, which is also well-known as the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. Here, photographers can take pictures of macaques. In this place human can become one with nature and find his/her healthy life balance.
The Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal temple and Pura Beji temple are located in the forest. Do not look monkeys in the eyes, because they can interpret it as a sign of aggression. Also, avoid carrying food with you. Moreover, visit the Tegallalang rice terraces, which use the traditional water management cooperative called "subak," a UNESCO-recognized irrigation system that dates back to 9th century. Another amazing site is Jatiluwih rice terrace. Do you want an adventure tour? Discover the Sekumpul Waterfall that includes a series of seven falls. Find your guide and start a four hour hiking tour. It will be an unforgettable experience in your life.
In Bali you can find excellent resorts which will offer you a relaxing and interesting vacation. In resorts different types of physical relaxation techniques (meditation, chakra balancing sessions, deep bodywork and prana energy healing) are available. However, it is important to find which resort will suit your needs.
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