Best time to visit Bali

+133
11 days
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
Fri Nov 16Nov 26 Mon
/>

8 THINGS TO DO IN BALI (AUGUST 07 - AUGUST 16)

Diving

May–November  • activity

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

Makepung Buffalo Races

mid-July–mid-November  • event

The tradition of buffalo races is a long one in Jembrana

Mola Mola

July–November  • nature

An enormous sunfish swimming around—the incredible diving experience

Surfing

April–August  • activity

Surfing in Bali may be an intimidating but awesome experience!

Kecak or Monkey Dance

all year round • event

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

Sea Kayaking

March–December • activity

One of the best ways to explore the untouched beauty of Indonesia

Goa Gajah

April–October • activity

Elephant cave honours Ganesha and scares off evil spirits

Wayang Kulit Puppet Theatre

all year round • activity

This art from ancient times is fascinating even without understanding the language—enjoy the music and the mysterious dance of shadows!

17 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Bali Kite Festival

July 03–05, 2018 • event

The kite festival that sends a message to the Hindu gods

Omed-Omedan

March 18, 2018 • event

The kissing festival for the singles

Makare-Kare or Pandan War

May–June • event

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

Nyepi

March 07–08, 2019 • event

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

Galungan and Kuningan

December 26 2018–January 05 2019 • event

The festival to honour the win of good over the evil

Perang Api

March 07, 2019 • event

The Fire War to scare the demons away!

Purnama Kedasa

March 01, 2018 • event

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

Bali Spirit Festival

March 24–31, 2019 • event

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

Manta Rays

April–May  • nature

Try diving with the beautiful and huge manta ray fish

Perang Tipat Bantal or Rice Cake Wars

September 24, 2018 • event

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

Chinese New Year

February 04–05, 2019 • event

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

Durian

December–March  • food

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

Rice Terraces

October–March • activity

Visit iconic lush green rice paddies where farming is still done the same way it was hundreds of years ago

Tanah Lot

mid-January–mid-April | mid-September–mid-December • activity

A picturesque Hindu temple is one of the most popular photo spots on Bali, especially at sunset

Ngerebong or Ngurek

January 13, 2019 • event

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

White Water Rafting

November–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

December–March  • food

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