5 Tours You Can’t Miss

Are you planning a trip to Bali? Get ready for some great adventures! We’ve picked out the top 5 tours that you really shouldn’t miss. Whether you love exciting activities, beautiful scenery, or learning about new cultures, we’ve got something for everyone. Let’s make your Bali trip unforgettable with these must-do tours. – Kura-Kura Bus

Photograph of the ancient Gunung Kawi temple in Bali, Indonesia, showcasing the temple's rock-cut shrines etched into a lush, green cliff face. Vines drape over the edges, and a traditional Balinese pavilion is visible at the base amid tropical foliage

Bali is famous for its beautiful scenery and rich culture. There are many different tours you can take to enjoy different parts of Bali.

Bali is one of the top places to visit in the world. It’s famous for its beautiful beaches, rich culture, great food, and lots of fun places for families. Bali is perfect for all kinds of travelers. You can enjoy Cultural and Historical, Nature and Adventure, Beach and Water, Culinary Experience, Eco and Agricultural.

There’s something for everyone here. And we’ve checked out everything to give you only the best recommendations. So, whatever you like to do on vacation, make sure you try these 5 amazing tours in Bali – we know what we’re talking about!

Photograph of the Puri Saraswati, also known as Saraswati Temple, in Bali, Indonesia, viewed from across a pond filled with lotuses. A path leads to the temple, flanked by lush greenery, with the temple's ornate, multi-tiered meru towers rising against a blue sky.

Here are five great tour ideas, each for a different kind of experience:

Cultural and Historical Tour

Ubud and Surrounding Temples Tour: This tour focuses on the cultural heart of Bali, Ubud, and its surrounding temples.

Expansive view of the Puri Saraswati Temple in Bali, Indonesia, with its reflection mirrored in a tranquil foreground pond dotted with water lilies. Dramatic clouds scatter across the sky, enhancing the temple's serene and majestic presence amidst lush tropical foliage

You’ll visit the famous Puri Saraswati, explore historical Gunung Kawi, drive past the stunning Kintamani volcano, and finally, relax in the natural hot spring at Toya Devasya. It’s an ideal tour for those interested in Bali’s spiritual and artistic heritage.

Price: IDR 1,900,000/ USD 126.67
Duration: 9 hours approx.

  • Begins in the heart of Ubud at Pura Taman Saraswati
  • Gunung Kawi, one of Bali’s most unique archaeological sites
  • Travel to Kintamani to enjoy spectacular views of Mount Batur

More Information: Highlight Of Central Bali

Image of the ancient Gunung Kawi Temple in Bali, Indonesia, showing a series of large, carved stone shrines set into a moss-covered rock face. A traditional thatched-roof pavilion stands in the foreground, with lush tropical vegetation and tall palm trees in the background, creating a serene and historic atmosphere

Nature and Adventure Tour

Mount Batur Sunrise Trekking: Ideal for adventure seekers, this tour involves an early morning trek to the summit of Mount Batur to witness a breathtaking sunrise.

A silhouette of a person standing at the summit, gazing at the sunrise over Mount Batur in Bali, Indonesia. The early morning sky is painted with hues of orange and blue, while clouds envelop the lower landscape, creating a breathtaking view from the mountaintop
Spectacular scenery and the vibration of the sacred earth filling your mind and soul. It’s an intermediate-level of hiking. The summit can be reached in about 2hrs from starting point at the slope of Mount Batur Volcano. The weather at the top is about 15 Celsius.
Breakfast will be served at one of local restaurant with wonderful view across the valley to the volcano.

Price: IDR 2.600.000/ USD 173.33
Duration: 10 hours approx.

  • Spectacular Mount Batur and Lake Batur
  • Amazing Sunrise

More Information: Mount Batur Sunrise Hike

Aerial view of a hiking trail on Mount Batur in Bali, Indonesia, with a line of trekkers visible against the mountain's ridge. The landscape is bathed in the warm glow of morning light, with mist-filled valleys stretching into the distance and the caldera's edge defining the horizon

Beach and Water Activities Tour:

Nusa Penida Island Day Trip: This tour takes you to the stunning island of Nusa Penida, known for its dramatic coastal cliffs and clear waters.

A traveler stands at a viewpoint overlooking the iconic Kelingking Beach on Nusa Penida Island, Bali. The viewpoint reveals a dramatic, T-rex-shaped cliffside plunging into turquoise waters, with a secluded white sand beach nestled at its base

Highlights include Kelingking Beach, Angel’s Billabong, and Broken Beach. You can also enjoy snorkeling or diving to explore the vibrant marine life.

Price: IDR 700.000 / USD 46.67
Duration: 10 hours approx.

  • Explore both Nusa Penida’s land
  • Angels Billabong & Broken Beach, Kelingking Beach, Crystal Bay Beach

More Information:Nusa Penida Trip

Price: IDR 850,000 / USD 56.67
Duration: 9 hours approx.

  • Discover the captivating west and east sides of the island, featuring iconic attractions like Kelingking Beach and Broken Beach
  • snorkeling at Manta Point, Wall Point, Crystal Bay, and Gamat Bay

More Information: Amazing Nusa Penida Snorkeling Experience – All Inclusive 

A diver explores the underwater world near Nusa Penida, Bali. They are swimming above a coral-covered shipwreck surrounded by tropical fish, with beams of sunlight filtering through the clear blue water from the surface above

Culinary Experience Tour

Traditional Balinese Cooking Class and Market Visit: This tour offers a hands-on experience in Balinese cooking.

A plate of Indonesian cuisine featuring white rice, mixed vegetable curry, spicy minced meat, and a grilled satay skewer with char marks, presented on a turquoise ceramic plate, ready to be enjoyed

It typically starts with a visit to a local market to source fresh ingredients, followed by a cooking class where you learn to prepare traditional Balinese dishes.

Price: IDR 2,300,000/ USD 153.33
Duration: 9 hours approx.

  • Visit the bustling market to learn about unique local ingredients.
  • Learn the secrets of preparing Balinese food
  • Visiting Laplapan village a traditional Balinese village
  • visit at Batuan Temple, one of the oldest temples in Bali.

More Information: Balinese Cooking Class and Batuan Temple Tour

Participants in a cooking class prepare dishes on a wooden table, using banana leaves as natural plates. They are assembling ingredients for a traditional Balinese meal, with hands visible working on the dishes, and wearing gloves for hygiene

Eco and Agricultural Tour

Bali Eco Cycling Tour: This tour offers a unique and eco-friendly way to explore the Balinese countryside. It usually includes a ride through local villages, rice paddies, and balinese traditional food, providing insights into the traditional agricultural practices of Bali.

Three cyclists on an eco cycling tour ride along a narrow path through vibrant green rice paddies in a rural landscape, with tall palm trees and a traditional Balinese house in the background under a clear sky

Embarking on a cycling tour in the cool morning is a fantastic way to explore the scenic beauty of bali’s countryside. As you pedal through, you’ll come across fabulous refreshment stops that offers locally grown fruits, refreshing drinks and an opportunity to enjoy the local flavours of bountiful produce.

Two individuals partake in an eco cycling tour, riding bicycles down a quiet street lined with traditional Balinese homes and lush tropical plants, under a partly cloudy sky, signifying a serene day of exploration

Cycling along a vibrant plantation where farmers cultivate variety of crops, showcasing the island’s rich in agriculture and witness the heartland of Bali up close. Bali Landscape is renowned for its terraced rice paddies which form a stunning mosaic of greenery. These panoramic vistas offer opportunity to appreciate the natural splendour and tranquillity of the island.
An excellent opportunity to connect with local community and appreciate the authentic charm of rural Bali.

Price: IDR 1,900,000/ USD 126.67
Duration: 6 hours approx.

  • Fun cycling descending
  • See a local craftsman at work
  • Balinese cooking demonstration

More Information: Bali Eco Cycling Tour

A buffet table set up with traditional Balinese earthenware serving pots covered with colorful woven lids, arranged in a row on a red tablecloth, offering refreshments and lunch to participants after an eco cycling tour

BONUS: Immersive to local Experience

Rural Charms Of Bali: The best way to experience a new culture is through their traditional cuisine. Allow the experts to introduce you the island of Bali through its aromatic array of cuisine. Welcome to the beautiful village of Batusepih Village.

Traditional Balinese clay stoves with pots on top are fired up with wood, cooking outdoors on a stone platform, with intricate Balinese sculptures and lush plants in the background, illustrating a scene of local culinary practices

Hospitable locals invite you to their lovely outdoor setting among picturesque terraced rice paddies. Enjoy your meals in the traditional thatched pavilion. Amazing flavours and tastes to experience. Relax here enjoying such splendid views.

A group of people walking through a verdant rice paddy field in Bali, with one person leading with a tall stick. The landscape is dotted with tall palm trees under a blue sky, illustrating a rural and agricultural scene

Price: IDR 1,600,000/ USD 106.67
Duration: 5 hours approx.

  • Authentic Balinese cooking demonstration and Balinese traditional lunch
  • Discover bali’s rural charm in Batu Sepih Village

More Information: Rural Charms Of Bali Tour

A cooking class in action, with participants gathered around a wooden table, attentively preparing ingredients under the guidance of instructors in a traditional open-air Balinese pavilion

To wrap up, Bali has something for everyone. Whether you’re into exploring, relaxing on the beach, or trying new foods, these tours are a great way to see what Bali is all about. Each one is a chance to make special memories that you’ll keep forever. Imagine yourself watching a beautiful sunrise, walking through historic sites, or enjoying a tasty meal you cooked yourself. With these top 5 tours, plus a special bonus, you’re all set for an amazing trip. So, get ready for some fun and discovery in Bali. See you there! – Kura-Kura Bus

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