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Planning a Vacation in Bali? You Can Now Book a Direct Flight from Delhi Airport!

Planning a Vacation in Bali? You Can Now Book a Direct Flight from Delhi Airport!

28 November 2023

Known as the Land of Gods, Bali is a popular tourist destination situated in Indonesia. With pristine beaches, stunning landscapes, and tropical weather, it is one of the best travel destinations in the world.

And, with DEL becoming the first Indian airport to introduce direct flights to Bali, vacationing here has become as easy as ever. So, what else are you waiting for? Hurry and book your tickets to paradise now!

DEL Takes Off as the First Indian Airport to Connect Directly to Bali

Bali is every traveller’s dream destination. Housing many ancient temples, the place exudes peace and serenity. Its vibrant markets and lively traditions weave a culture that captivates the visitors. Whether you want to indulge in thrilling adventures or immerse yourself in spiritual serenity, Bali has got you covered.

pura ulun danu bratan hindu temple bali

And, with the first-ever direct flight from India to Bali, DEL has made visiting the Land of Gods efficient and hassle-free. The non-stop Vistara flight connecting Delhi Airport (DEL) to Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) in Bali only takes approximately 8 hours to complete the journey, reducing the travel time significantly. This is also the first non-stop flight to connect Indonesia from Delhi.

With the direct flight to Bali, you do not need to worry about your layover. You can now reach your destination overnight and spend more time exploring. The direct flight also ensures a hassle-free and seamless experience, as you don’t need to go through additional security checks. Moreover, it means reduced stress associated with the possibility of missing the connecting flight.

Discovering the Charms of Bali: The Best Tourist Attractions

When you visit Bali, here are a few things you can do to have a good time:

1. Tanah Lot Temple

Tanah Lot Temple

When visiting Bali, one of the must-visit destinations is the Tanah Lot Temple, situated on a large rock in the sea. Established by a Hindu priest in honour of the Sea God (Varuna), the Tanah Lot Temple (translated as the land in the sea) is believed to be a blessed site. An iconic tourist attraction, this beautiful Hindu temple offers stunning sunset visuals.

Location: Approximately 27 km from the DPS Airport

2. Kuta Beach

Kuta Beach

Renowned for its white sand and lively nightlife, Kuta Beach is another happening spot in Bali. Dotted with many resorts, restaurants, and pubs, the beach offers several dining options. If you are someone who loves adventures, you can also surf the waves at Kuta Beach. With the excellent shopping options, including the Discovery Shopping Mall and Kuta Art Market, you can also find here some valuable souvenirs to take back home.

Location: Approximately 6 km from the DPS Airport

3. Ubud Monkey Forest

Ubud Monkey Forest

Spread across the vast area of 12.5 hectares is the Ubud Monkey Forest. Housing more than 700 Balinese long-tailed monkeys and 115 species of trees, it is an enchanting hangout spot for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. When visiting the forest, you can also pay your respects at three temples inside its boundaries, including Dalem Agung Padangtegal Temple, The Prajapati Temple, and the Holy Spring Temple.

Location: Less than 37 km from the DPS Airport

4. Tegallalang Rice Terraces

Tegallalang Rice Terraces

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Tegallalang Rice Terraces are an excellent location to wind down and relax. A breakaway from usual commercialised structures, the rice terraces are famous for using an efficient 8th-century style of farming called Subak. When visiting the rice terraces, you can also click some impressive snaps for your social media!

Location: Approx. 49 km from the DPS Airport

5. Gitgit Waterfall

Gitgit Waterfall

The Gitgit waterfall can be reached by traversing along a wooden walkway leading to a rocky pool. An excellent spot to relax and bask in the beauty of nature, this waterfall is an apt location for a little picnic. Also known as the Twin Falls since the water here splits into two different streams, Gitgit waterfall is the favourite spot of tourists looking for solitude and peace. Make sure to also check out the nearby Mekalongan waterfall when you visit here.

Location: Approximately 82 km from the DPS Airport

6. Bali Safari and Marine Park

Bali Safari and Marine Park

For animal lovers, the Bali Safari and Marine Park can prove to be an ultimate adventure. Home to more than 100 species of animals, including Tigers, Lions, Elephants, and Giraffes, this park also has a variety of marine life, including Dolphins, Sharks, and Turtles. You can enjoy their performances or swim with them in a special pool. The safari has restaurants and cafes where you can stop for little breaks.

Location: Less than 36 km from the DPS Airport

7. Museum Negeri Propinsi Bali

Museum Negeri Propinsi Bali

Your visit to Bali is incomplete without visiting the Museum Negeri Propinsi Bali to explore the Balinese culture in its entirety. Situated in the provincial capital of Denpasar, the museum houses more than 10,000 artworks. From prehistoric sarcophagi to masks and dance costumes, you can find many pieces on display here that explore different facets of the history of Bali. The traditional music played on Bamboo instruments enhances the overall vibe of the museum.

Location: Approximately 16km from the DPS Airport

Essential Travel Tips to Improve Your Holiday Experience in Bali

1. Transport Tactics

Renting a scooter in Bali

Bali is no longer an untouched paradise. Because of the throng of tourists visiting Bali every year, you should expect crowds and traffic. To better deal with the transport and traffic, consider renting a scooter to visit nearby places. It is an efficient and time-saving commute option!

2. Dress for the occasion

Dress for the occasion

When packing for Bali, don’t carry only beachwear. It doesn’t always cut. Many high-end bars, restaurants, and clubs enforce dress codes. Also, when visiting temples, you need to make sure to dress appropriately. Wearing something that covers your shoulders and knees is advised.

3. Learn some basic lingo

Learn some basic lingo

When visiting Bali, brush up your language skills. While you can manage your stay in Bali if you know English, learning a few words of Bahasa Indonesia is also encouraged. Try simple words like selamat pagi (good morning), terima kasih (thank you), and tolong (please) for starters.

4. Bargain respectfully

Bargain respectfully when shopping in Bali

When shopping in Bali, test your bargaining skills. But, be respectful when negotiating prices. You would know when the sellers have reached their limit. At that point, do not push further. If you do not wish to pay the asked price for the item, walk away.

5. Explore beyond the beach

Explore green rice terraces in Bali

Bali is not just about the sea and beaches. While they are the main tourist attraction, Bali has much more to offer. Try venturing out into the lush green rice terraces, explore several Hindu temples, and check out the cultural heart of Ubud for a wholesome experience.

Final Thoughts

Bali is often referred to as the Land of Gods and for the right reasons. With its pristine oceans, lush green beauty, and intriguing culture, it is one of the best tourist destinations in the world. So, don’t wait any longer. Book your direct flight tickets to Bali from Delhi Airport and ensure a convenient and hassle-free journey to your dream destination.

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