There will be not enough words to describe Bali. The beauty of its culture, the exotic beaches, and nature, the food, the nightlife, even the people that are known to be so genuine. With Bali being the number one tourist destination in Indonesia, the tropical paradise island offers so much more than just a wonderful vacation. Here, we are rounding up some of Bali’s hidden gems that you should probably pay a visit!

1. The Sacred and Secret Canyon of Sukawati (Hidden Canyon)
This Hidden Canyon in Bali is really growing in popularity, yet it is still a relatively unknown attraction to some. Bali’s Hidden Canyon runs alongside the Oos River in Sukawati and has been created over a thousand years by the powerful waters that run through it during the rainy season. It is actually a sacred place, so it is still protected from mass tourism. If you are planning to check the Hidden Canyon, some travel experts have recommended a guide that will help you make your way through, since the track wasn’t really easy to deal with.

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H i d d e n C a n y o n B e j i G u w a n g Photo courtesy @bangkitbangkiit Photo location : Hidden Canyon Beji Guwang ( near Pura Dalem Guwang, Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali ) One of the well-hidden spot in Bali, where it is still secluded will be Hidden Canyon, Beji Guwang. To get here, you have to go to the Beji river area in which the location is near Pura Dalem Guwang, Sukawati, Gianyar. Just next beside the pura, there is stairs going down, this is the access to go to the hidden canyon. You have about 700 meters walking distance with lots of stairs to go through. Get ready for adventure time! Hashtag your photos with us #thebaliguideline to get featured! LIKE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE THEBALIGUIDELINE TWITTER @tbaliguideline

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How to Get There: You will need to head to the northeast of Denpasar, which is to Sukawati. From the Ngurah Rai International Airport to Hidden Canyon, it’ll take one hour to travel 29 kilometers, while from Ubud to Hidden Canyon, it will take between 30-40 minutes to go 15 kilometers.

2. Kanto Lampo Waterfall
Kanto Lampo waterfall is said to be one of the perfect stops to include your day trip from Ubud. The waterfall is located in the village of Beng Gianyar, and it’s very easy to reach. According to the locals, water has been flowing through only a few years back following an intensive praying ceremony. Many travel bloggers recommend visiting the Kato Lampo as early as possible in order to get some space at the waterfall because it can be a little busy and pack throughout the day.

How to Get There: It takes approximately 1 to 1.5 hours drive from Denpasar Ngurah Rai International Airport to Kato Lampo. You can reach it in less than an hour’s drive from Ubud. It is easy to reach the waterfall from the village, and the terrain is pretty gentle for even novice hikers.

3. Marigold Fields Forever
The Bali Marigold Fields in Temukus village is one of the unique and unexpected landscapes that you can find in the paradise island. There are no usual palm trees or the green rice paddies, but instead foggy-mountains, the field of orange marigold flowers, and also some rows of white edelweiss flowers which somehow gives the romantic ambiance.

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Marigold Bali Flower Field is your must-visit tourist destination this year! Let’s play in a sea of orange rug: Flower Field Gemitir (Marigold) Temukus Village! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Temukus village is not dominated by green, but orange. Yes, this place is famous for the beauty of flowers that bloom with yellow-orange petals. if you notice, there is one special flower used in every ritual in Bali, the Marigold flower, or the locals call it ‘Gemitir’. Imagine how nice it could be in the middle of the Marigold flower garden. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Temukus village is a quiet village in East Bali, adjacent to the most sacred temple (which is unfortunately also the most commercial) in Bali. Many of the villagers are planting flowers, so you can easily find flower gardens here. But do not forget to ask permission from local residents before entering their garden Important tips for you, it would be better to visit this place before the harvest season, so you can see the garden full of flowers blooming (usually before the religious holidays of the Balinese.) You can check from your Balinese friends living in Bali about the date fitting visit there, considering Bali is using leap calendar, so there is a change of anniversary date in every year). ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The next tip if you plan to Bali Marigold Flower, do not forget to stop to Padang Kasna Temukus located in Dusun Junggul, Besakih Village, District Rendang, Karangasem. Unlike the gemitir Garden that resembles an orange sea, the flowers of this Kasna are white, so dubbed Taman Edelweiss of Bali. The background of Mount Agung makes the scenery dramatic! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ How to get there : Head toward Besakih temple first. Once you’ve reached the temple, ask the local villagers for directions and they will show you the exact location of Desa Temukus, which is located only 2 kilometres from the temple. As the road leading to the village is pretty narrow, we suggest using a motorcycle or a small car.

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How to Get There: It will take you a 1.5 to 2 hours drive from Ubud, Canggu, or Sanur, or a 5 minutes drive from the famous Besakih Temple. The best way to get there is by scooter or in a car with a private driver.

4. Angel’s Billabong
The Angel’s Billabong is best known as the most Instagrammable natural pool in the world. With the jagged natural limestone surrounding the pool and arch over the water, you will be left speechless with the beauty and uniqueness of the natural pool. Despite the beauty, the track to get to the Angel’s Billabong is kind of tricky. The roads are really small and damaged, so your drive will get a little bumpy. It is recommended to avoid the holiday and peak season since the place will be swarmed by tourists, making it less more enjoyable.

How to Get There: Angel’s Billabong is located at the southwest part of Nusa Penida, which is the island that is located 45 minutes away from Bali. You could either go on an all-in trip to Nusa Penida with LiburanBali, starting from $45 per person, including a hotel transfer. Or if you choose to go by yourself, you can take a fast boat from Sanur to cross the sea to Nusa Penida, which will cost you at least IDR 150.000 per trip or IDR 300.000 for a round trip.

5. Blue Lagoon at Nusa Ceningan Island
The Blue Lagoon at Nusa Ceningan is the perfect place for those of you who love the cliff jumping. The scenery that its offer includes the beautiful color of its clear water and the amazing little cove. The range of cliff jumping heights at Blue Lagoon Nusa Ceningan is starting at 4 meters and reaching heights of up to 13 meters.

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Be grateful everyday 🙏🏿 Ayoo wadduuuup Instagram fam 🙏🏿🔥 Comment with 🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿 for a shoutout in my story! Gonna pick 3 lucky people 🔥 ___ This shot was on our trip on Nusa Lembongan / Ceningan, took this at the famous blue lagoon on Nusa Ceningan! In the background (I'm actually hiding it) you can see a cliffjump spot. I knew that spot from one of @sashatikhomirov s videos 🙏🏿 so blessed to see it in real life! ___ Today's topic is about gratitude. On our trip in Indonesia we noticed it even more. The town where Dennis comes from, there's a doctor who is very successful there. He told me about the daughter of that doctor. Although they have everything what people actually want to have, the daughter is cutting herself. Even though she has nothing to worry about in her life financially, she's depressed af. On the other side Dennis and I explored a small village where people don't seem to have that financial stability but seem to be happy af! ___ Of course they still do have their dream, and they might looove to earn more. – but sometimes we should take a step back, from our often egoistic interests, and just be grateful about what we have in life. ___ Just look around you! Most of us have a roof over our heads, we have food to eat everyday so we don't starve, you have a smartphone in your hands where you can connect to nearly anyone from this world! Just think about it how amazing it actually is! 🙏🏿😍 ___ Everythings just a question of perspective and how you decide to react to different events in your life. ___ So be fckin grateful about everything you have right now. Your health, that most of us really underestimate. And even more… The list could be endless… ___ One tip that helped me in the beginning was to write 3 things down. Every morning or evening. I prefer the evenings tho. Write 3 things that you are grateful about everyday. It could be something that happened to you. Could be something positive or negative. Could be someone that you met. Anything 🙏🏿 ___ Grateful everyday 🙏🏿🔥 Stay awesome fam! ___

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How to Get There: Blue Lagoon is located on the eastern coast of Nusa Ceningan, a short 300 meters down from Mahana Point. If you are staying on Nusa Lembongan Island, you can access Ceningan Island via the yellow bridge that connects the two islands with no more than a 15-minute drive. You can also rent a scooter for 50,000 Rupiah per day which will give you the freedom to explore all the awesome locations on Ceningan Island at your own pace.

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