Barack Obama took his family on vacation in Bali island last June. This is the first visit he made to this country since his retirement as the president of the United States. The visit didn’t only excite the Indonesians but also people around the world. Check out Obama’s itinerary trip in Bali to give you some inspiration on planning your family’s vacation.
From many luxurious hotels, you can find in Bali, Obama and his family chose to stay at Four Seasons Resort. This hotel is located at Sayan village in Ubud which is widely known as the heart of Bali’s nature and culture. From the center Ubud, you will only need to drive for 15 minutes to arrive at this hotel. Finding the best hotel in Ubud Online will give you more information about this resort. Ubud is worldly famous through Julia Robert’s film titled Eat, Pray, Love.
The resort is surrounded with scenic greenery of the rainforest garden where you can hear the sound of lively birds. Not only providing complete privacy, but the environment will also let you immersed in nature peace. At the first day, Obama and his family decided to take time to rest after a long flight.
On the second day on Obama’s itinerary trip in Bali, he and his family were visiting Jatiluwih rice terraces at village Tabanan, Gianyar. Wearing comfortable outfit, the Obamas hiked a 500 meters trip across the most beautiful rice terraces according to the UNESCO. This is a perfect place to be away from the crowd. You can breathe clean air and enjoy the most calming view.
After having a great walk, you can continue your vacation by visiting the Agung Rai Art Museum to enrich your cultural knowledge. You will not only be able to enjoy artworks and 19th-century artist’s creation, but you will also be able to watch traditional dance, theatre, and music performances. This is a must pace if you want to learn more in-depth about the unique culture of Bali.
White water rafting was the next agenda on Obama’s itinerary trip in Bali. The excitement of water splashing becomes a great exercise as well as refreshing your mind. The Obamas tried their rafting on Ayung river, Badung. You don’t have to worry about safety since you will be accompanied by a professional guide. After wearing your safety equipment and some short briefing, let yourself enjoy the 10 km enthusing rafting course.