Ecotourism in Indonesia is believed to be the highlight of tourism in the future. Ecotourism in Bali is a tourism prioritising in nature conservation, education, and socio-cultural-economic empowerment for local communities.
When you hear the word ecotourism, the first thing that comes to mind is rivers and forests. But in reality, not everything is just forests and rivers. There are many examples of ecotourism besides forests and rivers, especially in Bali.
Must-Visit Ecotourism Destinations in Bali
In addition to ecotourism, we also know there are many famous culture in Bali. One of them is the kecak dance Uluwatu which is also famous among foreign tourists. For ecotourism itself, it includes the following tourist attractions on the island of Bali:
1. Tegalalang Village
This village may be well-known by foreign tourists who have been to Bali. This village has rice terraces that are layered with stunning natural scenery. The rice fields are neatly arranged with coconut trees around them. The view from this terrace is at its best during the harvest or planting season.
2. Kampoeng Kepiting Mangrove Wanasari (Crab Village)
The next best ecotourism in Bali is Kampoeng Kepiting Mangrove Wanasari. This tourist village had existed since 2013, when the Wanasari Fisherman Group was founded.
This tourist village arose because of concerns about the uncertain yield of crabs, which are the main catch of the villagers. Then this village became an integrated tourism village. You can enjoy delicious crab dishes while travelling to this village while enjoying the beautiful view of the mangrove forest.
3. Lebaoh Beach Seaweed Farm
Not only the beauty of the beach and the beautiful underwater scenery, but Nusa Lembongan is one of the seaweed-producing areas. Lebaoh Beach is a supplier of seaweed for the Bali region. The seaweed patch there is very beautiful, with several small canoes on the sea level and becoming a means of transportation for the farmers there.
4. Penglipuran Village
Another ecotourism, Penglipuran Village, still maintains traditional Balinese architecture and also its traditional layout. When you arrive at the tourist village, you will be greeted by a magnificent gate. You will also be invited to tour the local village community to the area around the traditional house. The goal is for tourists to become more aware of the real Balinese culture. Especially the culture that comes from this Penglipuran Village.
It is proven that ecotourism in Bali is not only about forests and rivers. Ecotourism in Bali is very diverse, with a series of tourist villages with their advantages and charms.