Bali Travel Guide
Bali Indonesia is heaven for luxury seekers and budget travelers alike. There’s something for everyone here.
Adventure lovers in Bali will have easy access to waterfalls, jungles, cliffs, volcanoes, and more. Or, if you’re the more laid back type, Bali has beaches, temples, and rice terraces for you, along with an endless supply of good restaurants and massages.
If any of that sounds nice, then you will fall in love with Bali and its people. Read through this complete Bali travel guide for more info on what to expect!
The climate of Bali is tropical, so the weather is warm and humid year round. The rainy season runs from November to April, and the sunny/dry season runs from April to November. It’s still very possible to visit Bali in the rainy season, but give yourself some extra days as a buffer in case of bad weather.
Bali is a very safe place to travel. Violent crime is rare, and murders are almost unheard of. Drive-by phone snatchings do happen from time to time, so keep your phone put away when you’re by the road. The biggest safety risks in Bali and Indonesia are probably motorbike accidents and natural threats, like dengue fever. Stay away from mosquitoes. Ditto for motorbikes, unless you’re an experienced driver in Southeast Asia.
It’s really easy to travel Bali on a budget, with hostels available from $5 and private hotels from $10. Meals are also cheap, costing as little as $1 to $3 in some warungs (family owned restos). Transportation in Bali is generally by motorbike or car, and these can be rented, but hiring a driver is cheap and often preferable. I’d recommend downloading the transportation apps Grab and Go-Jek; these are great for getting around.
Pick an area of Bali and start exploring!
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Where To Stay
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