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Bali in December – Weather, Things to do for a spectacular end to the year

Have you always wanted to go on that New year vacation but probably never been able to execute that plan? Well, ever considered Bali? Bali the ‘Island of the gods’ is a destination that you can visit with your friends, family or even for a honeymoon. Located in the country of Indonesia, Bali can be visited all year round and if you’re planning a vacation to Bali in December, feel lucky since you will get to stay and visit different attractions all at pocket friendly rates! Intrigued? Read on to find out more.

Weather in Bali in December

The weather in Bali in December is more or less similar to Indian weather with the month of December; being the best friend of the monsoons. Although you might think that the monsoon season is not the best time to plan your vacation, fear not! Bali will still say ‘Om Swastyastu’ to you and get ready for a multitude of experiences that are sure to come your way. Here are some of the unmissable attractions for you on your visit to Bali in December.

Things to do in Bali in December

1. Bali Temples & Cultural Festivals

Kecak dance
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Bali is a cultural hotspot and its needless to say that the temples of Bali hold a special place in everyone’s heart. Some of the must see temples include the Uluwatu temple and the Tanah Lot temple. The Uluwatu temple is the perfect setting for a blissful evening. Kecak dance and the sunset are sure to leave you awestruck. The cultural festivals like the famous Denpasar festival on the other hand offer you a peak into the art and lifestyle of Balinese folks. So brace yourselves for the ultimate cultural bonanza as you visit these iconic attractions in Bali in December.

2. Sacred Monkey Forest- Ubud

Ubud Monkey Forest
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Ubud Monkey Forest is a must visit especially if you have kids around. The region of Ubud is nature’s own abode and you will be in for some fun filled few hours at the Sacred Monkey Forest. Watch the quirky monkeys go about their day’s activities on your trip to Bali in December and take in nature’s beauty as it unfolds in multiple layers before you.

3. Bali beaches

Watersports in Bali
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Bali is all about visiting its beaches. Beaches call for water sports and they can be indulged in plenty at Kuta beach, Seminyak beach and of course at Tanjung Benoa. A range of water sports like parasailing, scuba diving, jet ski ride await you for that much required dose of adrenaline. Have a thorough check on the weather before indulging in water sports. Even if it does spoil your plans, worry not! Beach bars and clubs are always round the corner. Spend the New Year at one of these clubs during your trip to Bali in December!

4. Shopping

If you swear by shopping, Kuta and Seminyak are the places to be. At the heart of the city, you are sure to find the best collection of traditional clothes, the delicious Balinese coffee or swimwear all at affordable prices. Be sure to take home a few souvenirs as well to remember your Christmas & New Year vacation to Bali in December.

5. Dine at a local restaurant

The unmissable part about Bali is undoubtedly the cuisines and how insanely similar it is to Indian food. It is amongst the lesser known cuisines in the world. It’s amazing how you get to experience the food having an international flavour on an Indian platter. The ideal way to end your trip to Bali in December is by gorging on some mouthwatering food right?

Balinese cuisine
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6. Bali resorts

If you’re someone who likes to keep it simple and just spend the New year with your loved ones, Bali’s resorts are your calling. Private pool villas at these resorts offer you a much required break from all the noise of the happening places in Bali in December. Spend a quiet evening at your resort and end it with a candle light dinner with your partner.

7. Party at Beach Clubs

If you are a party animal and love the pomp and show of the New Year Eve, worry not. Bali has some amazing nightlife and the New Year Eve parties that are worth the time and money spent. It would be unfair not to mention the music festivals in Bali in December that you would definitely not want to miss one of them. End the year on a high note and drown the sorrows of the previous year in the Balinese music!

Planning your New Year vacation already? Way to go! Bali cannot wait to welcome you as you spend the New Years’ at the beautiful island of Bali in December. Culture, water sports, music festivals, bar hopping and what not! Still have trouble in planning? Fret not, we at Pickyourtrail would love to craft your vacation to Bali. After all, what’s a New Year vacation if it’s not planned well. Hold our hand as we lead you through the ‘Island of the Gods.’ Visit pickyourtrail.com for further details and do step into our office to plan your vacation in great detail. Until then, happy planning and happy travelling!

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