Known as the mother temple, Pura Besakih is the largest and most important Hindu shrine in Bali. It's a massive complex on 6 levels built on the southwestern slopes of Mount Agung. The area is picture-perfect with towering mountains and sculpted rice fields networking the land. There are over 80 ornate temples to explore, too.
One of the most beautiful and unusual beaches of Lombok, the Pink Beach glitters in low tide with glowing pink sands formed from coral. Layers of white and gold sands stretch further back away from the shore and the beach curves along crystal-clear azure waters. It's an idyllic place to relax, swim or snorkel.
Tirta Gangga is a royal water garden in Bali built in 1946. It's a stunning complex with manicured lawns, tropical plants and large pools networked with stepping stones and carefully carved stone bridges. Ornate statues populate the garden along with water features, fish ponds and a lavish 11-tiered water fountain.
Three paradise islets off the coast of Lombok form the Gili Islands. Renowned for their natural beauty, these islands feature white sands lapped by pristine waters. Coconut palms decorate the beaches and coral reefs circle the islands. It's a brilliant place for snorkelling and scuba diving with lots of tropical fish and stunning underwater statues.
In the village of Padangtegal, you can wander through the Ubud Monkey Forest, which is home to some 700 monkeys. This magical place is a sanctuary for macaques and you can enjoy feeding the friendly animals, petting them and watching their playful antics. The forest is also home to lots of different species of trees and several historic temples.