The attractions and activities in Bali are endless. These are just a few from a very long list. And something that you could try to fit in at some point everyday are the local massages that cost approximately IDR 120,000 (~USD 8) for a 1-hour full body massage—pure bliss!

Temples
Tanah Lot temple, Ulun Danu Bratan temple, Tirta Empul temple, Uluwatu temple, Besakih temple, Taman Ayun temple, Goa Lawah (bat cave) temple, Goa Gajah (elephant cave) temple, Gunung Kawi temple and village…

Palaces
Ubud Royal Palace (Puri Saren Agung), Tirta Ganga (water palace), Taman Ujung Water Palace…

Nature
Kintamani volcano & Mount Batur lake, Nungnung waterfall, Tibumana waterfall, Tegenungan waterfall, Jatiluwih and Tegalalang rice terraces, Ubud Monkey Forest (do read this first: www.divergenttravelers.com/tips-visiting-monkey-forest-bali/), jungle trekking, hot springs, beach bumming, boat trips, submarine trips…

Watersports
Swimming, snorkelling with manta rays and ship wrecks, freediving, scuba diving (Bali is one of the best and cheapest places to learn/try diving…join the Dive & Jive team in Amed!), surfing, sailing, white-water rafting…

Getting where you want to go
For day/half-day sightseeing tours, Doel (+62 821-4632-2277; www.facebook.com/doelbalitrans/) has been tried and tested—he is reliable and friendly. For other private tour companies, check out:
1. www.balitripdriver.com/cars/
2. www.familybalitours.com/bali-car-charter/bali-car-charter/
3. www.safebalidriver.com/500/en-AU
4. www.bali4utours.com/package/design-your-own-tour/
5. www.bebalinesetour.com/custom-bali-tours.html

Rates start from IDR 500,000 (~USD 35) for the day (8-10 hours) for a 4-passenger vehicle. The driver, who will also act as tour guide, will pick you up from your hotel and take you to wherever you wish to go, then return you to your hotel. Suggestions for places to visit/things to do (in addition to the above lists) are available from the private tour companies. The tours will be arranged to your specification, at your convenience and according to your schedule.

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