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Travel Insurance for a holiday in Bali

Bali is a tourist hotspot synonymous with sun, sea and beach holidays. To plan ahead and make the most of your trip, read on to find out all the information that you will need.

Top 5 Things to See and Do in Bali

1. Visit the Temples

From the Uluwatu Temple to the Tanah Lot Temple, temples are some of the most culturally important architecture in Bali. Temples are built to honour the guardian spirits of the island, and whilst learning about the culture of the island, they often provide fantastic views of the surrounding area.

2. Relax on the Beaches

Bali's beaches are world-famous and make for the perfect sun-and-sea getaway. Some of the best include Seminyak and Nusa Dua which are perfect for the more adventurous with the best weather for watersports and surfing. Those who want a more relaxed holiday can explore lots of surroundings bars and shopping complexes.

3. Climb Mount Batur

Mount Batur is an active volcano surrounded by lakes. This sacred Hindu natural monument is perfect for taking a guided sunrise walk and will provide you with amazing views in under two hours.

4. Monkey around at the Monkey Forest

The Ubud Monkey Forest is one of the most famous attractions in Bali. As long as you are carrying food, you will have monkeys climbing over you in seconds, making for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

5. See the Kacek Fire Dance

This fire dance is performed at many locations around the island and lasts for over an hour. The dance tells a story with over 100 performers at each scheduled dance, providing a night of entertainment that is truly breath-taking.

Is it Safe to Travel in Bali at the Moment?

Recent environmental factors mean that you should check travel around the areas of Western Java and Southern Sumatra and avoid the craters of Mount Agung and Mount Singabung. For the latest travel information please check the GOV.UK travel advice. Ensuring that you have comprehensive travel insurance will enable you to avoid problems while you are travelling.

Bali Weather

Bali has a tropical climate, you can expect it to be warm and humid all year round, with temperatures reaching highs of 34 degrees in April to lows of 22 in August.

What is the Rainy Season in Bali?

The Dry season is between April and October and Rainy Season is between October and March. The best time to visit is in April, May, June or September as these are Bali's quietest months.

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