Discover the hidden paradise in Indonesia by taking one of the best cycling tours in Bali.
There are many reasons why cycling is one of the best ways to explore an area. It is healthy, friendly for the environment, and you can get to explore a place from a closer distance. In Indonesia, there are hidden paradises to discover, and you may only get the chance to experience it by cycling.
One of the best places to go cycling in Bali. Located on the Southeast part of Indonesia, Bali lies just above the Indian Ocean. The island is surrounded by crystal blue water with rising rows of mountains on the center part of it. The fluctuated landscape indeed provides the island with amazing tracks for cycling while serving the riders with stunning views to the eye.
Many parts of Bali are untouched rustic villages with strong cultural heritage. To dig deeper into what you can get from cycling tours in Bali, you may want to try some of these tracks:
1. An Insight to the Cultural Ubud
What can be more interesting than cycling through an area while interacting with its friendly locals and see their culture from a close distance? Ubud is definitely the place to go. Lies in the height of 600 meters above sea level, the Regency offers many quiet single tracks and back roads to explore.
There are many stops to visit while you are tracking down the cycling tracks in Ubud. Some of the most famous spots are Tirta Empul, Goa Gajah Temple, Gunung Kawi Temple, Tegalalang Rice Paddy Fields, and Tegenungan Waterfall. Unlike the crowded Kuta, Ubud has a spiritual serenity that could not be found anywhere else.
2. A 2 Day / 1 Night Combination of Hiking and Biking Adventure
For those who like to rush their adrenaline in outdoor activities, hiking and biking might be the best combination. One of the best cycling tours in Bali provided by Infinity Mountain Biking. This Trip Advisor’s awardee of “Certificate of Excellence” offers the track of hiking and biking around the Mount Batur in Bali.
On this tour, you will be taken around the mountain’s volcano crater, bathe and relax in the natural hot spring of Toya Devasa, see a magnificent sunrise on the second day, and end it with a downhill ride to Ubud.
3. Finding the Best View of the Rice Paddy Fields
Not many people find out that Jatiluwih is the place to go to find the best rice paddy field terraces. Starting from the heights of Mount Batur, one of these cycling tours in Bali will take you from the rural beauty of the field to the lower land of Canggu. The track ends at Canggu where you can spend the evening to watch the majestic sunset while enjoying a refreshing drink at one of the beach’s bars and cafés.
4. A Soft Downhill Adventure for the Whole Family
The track along Mount Batur to Ubud has many alternatives. There is also a single downhill track that is relatively easy to ride with the whole family of any ages. Arranged by Infinity Mountain Biking, this cycling track offers a soft adventure with a guarantee for your safety. On the back of the cycling group, a support vehicle is ready to serve you with refreshing cold drinks and fulfill your other needs while cycling.
5. A Tranquil Track across from the Main Island to the Neighbouring Islands
Indeed, Bali is not only consisted of its main island. There are nearby islands like Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan waiting to be explored. You can look for cycling tours in Bali that can take you to cross the island by boat and discover it.
If you are a true enthusiast of mountain biking, these cycling tours in Bali are the perfect one to choose. You can end the track by snorkeling in the turquoise water of Manta Point.
6. A Challenging Volcano Trail for Advanced Riders
Bali also has a more challenging trail for those who have excellent fitness and skill in cycling. With a total distance of 35 kilometers, you will trail down from the heights of Mount Batur, through the foot of Mount Agung, and towards the lower lands on the South of Bali.
The track comprises of single track and double track trails. If you are not sure of your bicycling skills, it is not recommended to take this track as you would not fully enjoy it.
7. Long Enduro Rides through the Density of Bali Forest
Cycling tours in Bali do not only offer quiet back roads and the sight of its beautiful culture. You can also find thrilling longer rides that would take you to most of all exciting part of Bali.
The track would be served in a Mountain Trail Bike boot camp type where you can get the facility of accommodation, track guides, and ranges of activities like mountain trail biking, snorkeling, hiking, and a boat trip.
A good tour provider is a key if you want to experience one of the cycling tours in Bali above. If you are looking for one, Infinity Mountain Biking is one of the best providers that surely have the perfect cycling tour package to choose.
Check out our other mountain biking related articles and tours available:
Mount Batur to Ubud Soft Adventure - Family Tour
Nusa Penida Lembongan Mountain Biking Cycling Tour 2D1N
The Volcano Trail - Advanced Mountain Biking Tour