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. Explore Bali is a brand new guide and the ideal pocket companion when discovering the island: a full-colour guide containing 12 easy-to-follow routes, taking in Bali's cultural hub of Ubud and the Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave) to the white-sand, crystal-clear waters of Nusa Lembongan and colourful temple festivals. Insight's trademark cultural coverage perfectly 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. Each route guides you through an interesting area with clear directions, a detailed map and authentic places to eat and drink along the way. The directory section contains a wealth of practical information including a language guide and a range of carefully selected hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are also plotted on the pull-out map. Whether you are new to the region or a repeat visitor, and however long your stay, Explore Bali will help you discover the very best of this seductive, compact island.
About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years’ experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-color print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travelers’ needs. Insight Guides’ unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure. ‘Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type.’ - Wanderlust Magazineread more