For a tiny island in the world's largest archipelago, Bali is blessed with astonishing diversity, with ancient temples, hedonistic beach parties, world-class surfing and isolated villages that continue to maintain artistic traditions and ancient customs. Insight Guide Explore Bali is the ideal pocket companion for your trip to this seductive, compact island: a full-colour guide containing 12 easy-to-follow routes from the city of Denpasar to the sea temple of Pura Tanah Lot.
Inside Explore Bali:
Discover this beautiful island, from the cultural hub of Ubud and the Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave) to the crystal-clear waters of Nusa Lembongan
Experience the best of Bali: absorb the island's spirituality at a temple festival, lounge on a white-sand beach and take in local art in Ubud
Insight's trademark cultural coverage sets the routes in context, with introductions to Balinese cuisine, traditional crafts, entertainment ranging from the Negara bull races to elegant temple dances, outdoor activities, and key historical dates
Our recommended places to eat and drink are highlighted in each route, with even more suggestions in the directory section, which also contains a wealth of useful practical information including a range of carefully selected accommodation to suit all budgets
Pull-out map with useful plotted routes
Evocative photography captures the very best of this stunning island