Not long ago, the former president of United States, Barrack Obama, visited Bali, Indonesia, with his family to enjoy summer vacation. The beautiful island has many interesting tourist attractions that will blow your mind. The next paragraph will explain about some activities during Obama family vacation, Bali, Indonesia.
The explanation about some of the Obama’s summer vacation can be read on the list below:
- Choosing accommodation: the Obama choose Four Season Resort as their accommodation. This luxurious resort is located in Ubud area, 35 km from Ngurah Rai International Airport and 15 minutes from the middle of Ubud. Ubud can be considered as the center of Bali’s nature and culture. It was used as filming location of “Eat, Pray, Love” movie starred by Julia Roberts. Surrounded by magnificent greeneries with over a thousand bird species living within it, you will surely be able to relieve your stress. The cost of Duplex suite is approximately 7.500.000 rupiah per night. It might be pretty expensive, but for all the money you pay, it is certainly worth it. This resort offers full privacy to its guest, so it is the right place for any public figure to stay.
- Enjoying the ambience of Jatiluwih Rice Terrace: the Obama went to the rice terraces to explore the beauty of nature in Bali. It is situated in Tabanan, Gianyar. To trek around this area, it is advised to wear a sport wear because the trip may be quite sweaty and the road is pretty rocky. You have to drive around an hour and fifteen minutes to reach the place through Batu Luwih Kawan Road. Jatiluwih Rice Terrace can be considered one among the world’s most stunning rice terraces. UNESCO also approved this tourist destination as the World Intangible Cultural Heritages Sites. In this area, you can feel the cool breeze and unspoiled air. Your body and mind will surely be refreshed after visiting this area.
- Getting adrenaline rush at Ayung River in Badung: for any adventure enthusiasts, this activity is surely the best deal you can get in Bali. By rafting through the river against strong and rocky streams, you will certainly feel the adrenaline rush and get your heart beat risen! The best time to visit the river is before noon to avoid extreme sunlight. There are many rafting providers available around the river. However, the recommended ones are Sobek Rafting Ubud, Bali Adventure Tours Ubud Rafting, and Payung Rafting. The cost for one person is around 250,000 to 555,000 rupiah, depends on the provider and the package you choose. Most package include lunch, welcoming drink, and towels. The guides are all experienced and professional and the safety equipment are all in high standard. Thus, your safety is ensured.
Other than the activities mentioned above, there are still a lot of tourist attractions in Bali that you can visit during your trip to the island. Make sure to prepare everything beforehand and do not forget to bring your camera to capture every precious moment with your family!