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5 THINGS TO DO FOR SELECTED DATE RANGE

Makepung or Buffalo Races

June–November  • event

The tradition of buffalo races is a long one in Jembrana

Diving

May–November  • activity

Go scuba diving in one of the most magnificent places in the world!

Surfing

April–August  • activity

Surfing in Bali may be an intimidating but awesome experience!

Mola Mola

July–November  • nature

An enormous sunfish swimming around—the incredible diving experience

Kecak or Monkey Dance

All year • event

A fascinating performance charms the audience and tells the story of the island

15 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Omed-Omedan

not in rangeMarch 18, 2018 • event

The kissing festival for the singles

Bali Kite Festival

not in rangeJuly 21–23, 2017 | October 28–29, 2017 • event

The kite festival that sends a message to the Hindu gods

Nyepi

not in rangeMarch 16–17, 2018 • event

According to Balinese calendar, New Year comes in spring and means "the Day of Silence"

Makare-Kare or Pandan War

not in rangeMay–June • event

A traditional tribute to Lord Indra, the protector of Tenganan village

Galungan and Kuningan

not in rangeNovember 01–11, 2017 • event

The festival to honour the win of good over the evil

Purnama Kedasa

not in range • event

The full moon celebration is one of the most signi​fic​ant holidays for the Balinese Hindus

Perang Api

not in rangeMarch 17, 2018 • event

The Fire War to scare the demons away!

Perang Tipat Bantal or Rice Cake Wars

not in rangeOctober 05, 2017 • event

The day that starts with a prayer ends with a fierce battle of the rice cakes

Chinese New Year

not in rangeFebruary 15–16, 2018 • event

The celebration of dragons and lions, prayers and temples, firecrackers and fireworks

Manta Rays

not in rangeApril–May  • nature

Try diving with the beautiful and huge manta ray fish

Ngerebong or Ngurek

not in range • event

Stabbing and not bleeding ritual of protecting the island from the bad spirits

Durian

not in rangeDecember–March  • food

Considered to be the king of the fruits, this smelly fruit tastes like nothing you've had before!

Bali Spirit Festival

not in range • activity

The festival focuses on spirituality and helps you find the harmony and raise awareness of environmental and health issues

White Water Rafting

not in rangeNovember–March • activity

Generally rivers in Bali are all class II and III, but during the wet season they may rise up to class IV

Mangosteen

not in rangeDecember–March  • food

Considered to be the queen of fruits, mangosteen is a perfect buddy for the durian!