A trip to Bali is a journey through an exquisite landscape of mountains and hills that are complemented by sandy beaches as well as stunning coastline. The place is also known for beautiful rice terraces, archaeological attractions and an amazing culture of welcoming locals. There are many things that make Bali a great island destination for tourists to visit at least once in a lifetime. It is guaranteed that once someone visits this beautiful land, he or she is bound to come back again.
The popular province of Indonesia houses many cities that are important from both cultural and natural aspects. Kuta, for example, attracts many surfers as well as boasts of many shopping venues and exciting nightlife. Seminyak is known as a place that is quieter and offers upscale beachside villas and resorts. Other major cities of this Indonesian province are Candidasa, Sanur, Jimbaran, Denpasar, Padang Bai, Ubud and Lovina. Indonesia tour packages include all or most of these cities. Bali offers a whole bunch of natural attractions like Mount Agung and Mount Batur, as well as historical sites like Pakerisan Valley, Jatiluwih Rice Terraces and Taman Ayun Temple, which always figure in the itinerary of Bali tour packages.
Mount Agung and Mount Batur, located in the north-central part of the island and featuring crater lakes, rivers and rainforests, attract travellers for nature-trek. The region also allures visitors around the world for its long list of idyllic beaches that include names like Kuta, Dreamland, Lovina, Padang Padang, Geger, Jimbaran, Seminyak and Sanur. Hindu temples of Bali are popular sights and due to a large number of such temples, it is sometimes known as the Island of a Thousand Temples. As per a popular belief, these temples are said to guard the land against the dark forces and have been built mostly on water edges and rugged cliffs. Besakih Temple, also popular by the name of Mother Temple, is more than a thousand years old.