For those of us who revel in adventure, the idea of travelling across the world to climb the highest peaks and explore the most stunning natural landscapes can be a dream come true.
Bali is a particularly great place to visit if you love the great outdoors, and we’ll certainly be going here on our next adventure! Whether you stay in Ubud or in villas in Uluwatu, there are some amazing hikes nearby, so you can enjoy an adventure wherever you are. Looking for inspiration? Here are some of our top picks for places to hike in Bali.
West Bali National Park
The first place on the list is the Taman Nasional Bali Barat (West Bali National Park). The park is located in the north of the island and it covers a large area. In fact, you can explore almost 10% of the island in this national park alone! And you can have days and days of adventures here in different hotspots. It’s an awesome place to come if you love nature and seeing wildlife first hand.
Campuhan Ridge Walk
If you love stunning scenery and getting that perfect Instagram picture, you’ll really want to come and explore this stunning part of Bali. Campuhan Ridge Walk is in Ubud and here you will see two rivers meeting, overlooked by a stark gorge and tropical forest plants. This walk will make you feel like you’ve stepped stepped into a fantasy world, it really is unbelievably stunning.
Lake Tamblingan Trek
This dreamy jungle setting is the perfect place for you to explore. It’s one of three volcanic lakes in Bali and is a stunning place to come for a summer adventure. You can spend the day trekking through the vast jungle and spotting the different exotic plants and wildlife in the local area. You can get lost here – or spend the day getting the perfect photograph!
Mount Batur Hike
Mount Batur is a volcanic peak and it is a popular hotspot for many adventurers who come to Bali during the summer months. The place itself has the honour of being a UNESCO world heritage site . If you wake up early enough in the morning, you can climb this mountain and be treated to one of the most stunning sunrises you’ve ever seen.
If you love everything to do with plant life and you fancy a relaxing walk, immerse yourself in nature in these beautiful gardens. You’ll be surrounded by amazing plants, flowers and bamboo forests which will make you feel incredibly zen on your travels. You can also see some wild monkeys on the grounds which can be a fun and unique experience! Just make sure that you keep your belongings safe because they can have a tendency to steal!