Bali is an Indonesian island located at 8� 25′ 23″ S and 115� 14′ 55″ E. Bali
island is the largest tourist destination in the country and is renowned for its
highly developed arts, including dance, sculpture, painting, leather,
metalworking and music.
Bali's natural attractions include miles of sandy beaches (many are
well-known amongst surfers), rice terraces, towering active pristine crater
lakes, sacred caves, and exotic wildlife. volcanoes, fast flowing rivers, deep
The island's rich cultural heritage is visible everywhere - in over 20,000
temples and palaces, in many colorful festivals and ceremonies (including tooth
filings and cremations), in drama, music, and dance.
Eleven countries and territories are eligible for a �Visa Free� facility for
non-extendable 30 days.
Visitors holding valid passports from certain countries can obtain either a 7
day or 30 day non-extendable visa at any of the 15 airports and 21 seaports
designated as �international gateways� by the Indonesian Immigration department.
The fee for this visa, payable upon landing, is US$10 for a 7 day visa and US$25
for a 30-day visa.
It is strongly suggested that you should contact the nearest Indonesian
Embassy. Please visit Ministry
of Foreign Affairs Republic Of Indonesia website for information of
Indonesian Embassy in your country.
Note that an airport departure tax of Rp. 150.000 applies to international
With sunshine shining throughout the year, Bali has a tropical monsoon
climate, with pleasant day temperatures between 20 to 33 degrees Celsius.
Rainy season starts from October to March, when the West monsoon brings heavy
showers and high humidity. June to September is considered the driest season,
with low humidity and it can be fairly cold in the evenings, the best time for
any outdoor activities.
The currency used in Indonesia is the Rupiah (Rp). Exchange facilities for
the main foreign currencies are available in the major business centers of Bali.
According to the Indonesian banking regulations, payment by credit cards is
charged in local currency.
Some merchants apply a 3-5 percent surcharge for
credit card transactions. You can cash your traveller`s cheques at the money
changing booths in Sanur, Denpasar, Nusa Dua, or Ubud or in banks, but most
banks accept only traveller`s cheques in US $.
There are various modes of transportation to get around Bali ranging from
traditional types of transportation to the high class car. There are bicycles,
bemos, public buses, taxis, rented cars and motorcycles and cruises.
However, train does not exist in Bali.
Motorcycle rental prices normally rated
from Rp 50,000 to Rp 90,000 per day while car rental average rate is from Rp
185,000 to Rp 425,000 a day depending on the type of the vehicle including
Choosing a hotel in Bali that perfectly lives up to your expectations is very
easy. There are many types of accommodation you may find around the venue such
as Hotels, Villas, Bungalows, Cottages, Apartment, until Town House offer a wide
range of places in every style, price category, and all popular locations.
There are many cuisines available in Bali, from original western to oriental
Although based on original recipes, the preparation of the dishes is often
adapted to the local taste and the availability of certain ingredients and the
results are not always predictable.