The Great Bali Journey

Our Great Bali Journey takes you on a 12-day exploration on the enchanting island of Bali, Indonesia! On this tour, you will be able to experience the tranquility of Ubud, complete with its picturesque paddy fields, architecturally-complex temples and colourful villages. You will also get to experience the beautiful stretch of white sandy beaches and […]

Tour Overview

Day 1: Arriving in Bali - Ubud

Day 2: Ubud Walking Tour

Day 3: Ubud Farming & Daily Life at Rumah Desa

Day 4: Ubud Free at Leisure

Day 5: Ubud - Kintamani - Lovina

Day 6: Lovina Dolphin Watching

Day 7: Lovina - Bedugul - Sanur

Day 8: Sanur - Free Day at Leisure

Day 9: Sanur - Uluwatu Sunset - Kecak Dance - Dinner at Jimbaran Bay

Day 10: Sanur - Free at Leisure

Day 11: Sanur - Free at Leisure

Day 12: Sanur - Departure Transfer

General Inclusions

Airport Transfers
11 Nights Accommodations
Tours
English Speaking Guide
Many meals as stated
Day 1

Arriving in Bali - Ubud

Upon your arrival, we'll meet you up at the Airport in Bali (Denpasar) and proceed to your hotel in Ubud, at the centre of Bali. Bali is also known as the Island of the Gods. The Balinese culture is very complex and unique, with the majority of its population being Hindus.

Included

Airport Transfer • Accommodation

Day 2

Ubud Walking Tour

Wake up refreshed in the beautiful Ubud village.

We will start the morning with a light trekking through the rice fields just a stone’s throw away from the Ubud main market. Experience a whole new world walking past schools, meeting halls, organic farms and just enjoy the beauty of rural Bali. We will stop at the Sari Organic restaurant for lunch to enjoy healthy food and take in the breathtaking view of the surrounding.

The rest of the day is free at your own leisure; we can drop you back to your hotel or at the Ubud center where you can explore the Ubud villages on your own. You can also opt to visit the art museum, which is the Puri Lukisan Museum in Ubud center or stroll around Ubud Art market.

Included

Guided Tour • Accommodation

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 3

Ubud Farming & Daily Life at Rumah Desa

Bali’s natural beauty will never cease to amaze its visitors, and this tour explores some of Bali’s best untouched landscapes.

Explore Taman Ayun, a royal Hindu temple located amidst the lush scenery, followed by a journey to Rumah Desa where the discovery continues with palm readings for all and a hike through the rolling countryside.

Afterwards, spend some magical time in the heart of a Balinese rice field, farming the crop alongside local farmers and water buffalos. Enjoy a hot, delicious lunch after that and a relaxing afternoon exploring the beautiful surroundings.

Included

Guided Tour • Accommodation

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 4

Ubud Free at Leisure

Enjoy your day free at leisure, exploring the hidden treasures and discovering the gems of Ubud while taking part in optional extra tours. You can go about tasting various Ubud culinary delights or go for a spa treatment or two. Perhaps, you might even want to stay back to relax and enjoy your resort.

Included

Accommodation

Meals

Breakfast

Day 5

Ubud - Kintamani - Lovina

Another splendid day in Ubud!

We arise early and depart from the hotel in the morning for Tegalalang -- an area famous for its beautiful terraced rice fields. You will get to visit the beautiful Gunung Kawi temple in Sebatu, which is famous for its fabulous holy spring. Continue to drive toward Kintamani through small villages dotted with coffee and clove plantations. Lunch will be provided in a local restaurant in Kintamani, overlooking the stunning vista of Mount Batur and its crater- lake.

In continuing up to the highlands, to the highest temple situated 1,745 meters above sea level, there some stairs that must be overcome. But upon reaching the top, a matchless view from the Penulisan Temple will reveal itself. The temple was built in the 9th century and is architecturally and historically a gem of Bali.

On a highland plateau 1,200 meters above sea level, we will go up and enjoy the spectacular views of Lake Batur and the majestic volcano of the same name in the background. After that, we will drive down to Singaraja city on the way visit the temple of Pura Beji in the village of Sangsit, which is famous for its unique Northern-Bali architecture.

The Pura Beji temple is associated with the traditional Balinese farmer’s organization, Subak, which regulates the irrigation and water supply system for the rice fields. In the late afternoon you will be transferred to your hotel in Lovina.

Included

Guided Tour • Accommodation

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 6

Lovina Dolphin Watching

We will rise up early before sunrise and get ready to venture out to the sea for an exciting morning of dolphin watching!

Watch up to five species of native dolphins spring from the water against the gorgeous backdrop of an orange sunrise before heading back for breakfast at your hotel. Rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

Included

Dolphin Watching Tour • Accommodation

Meals

Breakfast

Day 7

Lovina - Bedugul - Sanur

After breakfast and checking out from your hotel, you will drive up to Munduk mountain village and start your day with a beautiful walk through coffee, cloves, cacao and other exotic tropical plantations around the village.

Your guide will give you the insight to the mountain farming life and the importance of the plantations that once attracted the arrival of Europeans to the archipelago.

After that, pay a visit to the lovely waterfall and enjoy its refreshing breeze. We will continue to drive up to the highland of Bedugul to visit a colorful local fruit and flower market, as well as the 17th century Ulun Danu temple on the shore of lake Beratan.

Dedicated to the Goddess of the lake, this temple is of special importance for the rice farmers organizations as its water provide an important source of irrigation. Stop at Candikuing to visit a colorful local fruit and flower market before continuing with lunch at local restaurant.

After lunch, we will continue toward Jatiluwih with its stunning terraced rice fields, which are considered to be one of the most beautiful on the island. The last stop will be the spectacular Tanah Lot temple, which is undoubtedly one of the most visited one on Bali.

The temple is built on a volcanic rock, which is isolated from the mainland at high tides, giving its name that means 'island on the sea'. Weather permitting, this is an ideal place to watch the sunset while listening to the waves of the Indian ocean crashing onto the rocks.

Included

Accommodation • Guided tour

Meals

Breakfast

Day 8

Sanur - Free Day at Leisure

Take your time today and explore Sanur free at your own leisure. Enjoy the sleepy local village, hidden eateries and shops with Balinese trinkets, or while away the hours on the beach with local libation.

Included

Accommodation

Meals

Breakfast

Day 9

Sanur - Uluwatu Sunset - Kecak Dance - Dinner at Jimbaran Bay

Today, you will explore Pura Luhur, the illustrious temple of Uluwatu that is perched on the edge of rocky cliffs.

Built in the 11th century, the temple provides a glimpse into the ancient life in this enchanting seaside setting. Enjoy a stunning view of the Indian Ocean from 70 meters above sea level and spend time exploring the scenery and befriending the monkeys that inhabit the temple.

Hold on tightly to your hat and sunglasses, as these monkeys are notorious for their cheekiness and stealing abilities! Before a fresh seafood dinner on the soft sands of Jimbaran, enjoy a mesmerizing Kecak Fire Dance performance at Uluwatu Temple during sunset, followed by a seafood dinner by the beach at Jimbaran Beach.

Included

Accommodation • guided tour

Meals

Breakfast • Dinner

Day 10

Sanur - Free at Leisure

Enjoy and relax. If you are still looking to explore the beautiful island, you can opt to follow on one of the many days tour on land, or maybe a day frolicking in the water is what you are looking for.

Included

Accommodation

Meals

Breakfast

Day 11

Sanur - Free at Leisure

Last full day in Bali! Make sure you get the best out of it. Sanur is famous for having one of the best beaches in Bali. Indulge yourself in some water sports or take a romantic walk along the beach and get inspired for your next adventure.

Included

Accommodation

Meals

Breakfast

Day 12

Sanur - Departure Transfer

Your last morning in Bali! After a fun filled 11 nights at three destinations in Bali, it is time to leave. We will transfer you to the Bali Airport to catch your departure flight.

Please let us know if you like to extend your stay in Bali, or continue to another destination. Places like Gili Islands, Lombok and Borneo is only a short boat or flight ride away - Contact us for more information.

Included

Transfer to the Airport

Meals

Breakfast

1 Sep - 19 Dec 2016 / 6 Jan - 31 Mar 2017

 

  
 
Hotel Ubud
Hotel Lovina
Hotel Sanur
Private Transfers
Private Tours
3rd adult/extra bed
Child

Luxury Package

USD1995
Per Person
Hotel Ubud : Maya Ubud Resort - Superior
Hotel Lovina : Damai Lovina - Garden Villa
Hotel Sanur : Maya Sanur - Garden View
Private Transfers
Private Tours
3rd adult/extra bed : USD 1895
Child: USD 1395
Most Popular

Superior Package

USD1,345
Per Person
Hotel Ubud : Alaya Ubud - Deluxe
Hotel Lovina : The Lovina Bali - Deluxe Studio One Bedroom
Hotel Sanur : Segara Village Hotel - Deluxe
Private Transfers
Private Tours
3rd adult/extra bed : USD 1295
Child: USD 895

Standard Package

USD895
Per Person
Hotel Ubud : Inata Bisma - Suite, Rice Field View
Hotel Lovina : Aneka Lovina - Superior
Hotel Sanur : Taksu Sanur Hotel - Junior Suite Pool View-Balcony
Private Transfers
Private Tours
3rd adult/extra bed : USD 795
Child: USD 545

This tour can be extended or changed according to your preferences – Valid until 31 March 2017


 

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Package Type:

Flexibility:

We have especially tailor-made our tours to suit the independent travellers who are not inclined to follow big groups – you are free to select the starting date of your tour based on your preference. We are also able to customize your tour packages and accommodate your special requests accordingly.

Child Policy:

– Child is 2-11 years old. If other age applies to your booking, we will let you know before confirmation of booking.

– 1st child with extra bed/mattress/day bed. 2nd child will share bed with parents. If other configuration, we will let you know before booking is confirmed.

Additional Charges and fees

– Additional High Season Surcharge might apply during special events and festive seasons.

– Many resorts and hotels have compulsive Christmas & New Year’s dinners, which are not included. Often the price and details are only available 1 months before the event.

– Flight tickets are not included. P

About Bali

Destination: Bali

Bali, nicknamed Island of the Gods, is certainly an island paradise. It charms everyone with its scenic natural beauty of lush greens, pristine beaches and exotic islands. More than its looks, Bali captivates through its friendly people and vibrant culture. It offers an exciting nightlife, colorful festivals, impressive arts and craft and world class diving. Discover what makes Bali enchanting to visitors.

With a scenic backdrop, spiritual yet colorful culture, Bali brings a unique travel experience. The island boasts of dramatic traditional and modern dance, highly developed arts, rich biodiversity and world famous dive spots. All these contribute to it being a popular tourist destination. Bali was named the Best Island by Travel and Leisure in 2010, and credits should be given to its diverse attractions, exquisite restaurants and friendly locals. BBC Travel also awarded Bali as one the World’s Best Islands in 2011, ranking second to Santorini.

Things to Know

Bali is both an island and province in Indonesia. It is located in the westernmost end of Lesser Sunda Islands and its capital is Denpasar. With a population of 4.2 million as of January 2014, Bali is the home of Indonesia’s Hindu minority. It is part of the Coral Triangle, an area having the highest biodiversity of marine species. It is composed of six regions and 10 cities. Balinese is widely spoken but in tourist areas, English and other foreign languages are also spoken. Standard power is 220 volts 50 Hertz, while standard socket is type C/F. Currency is Indonesian Rupiah.

Places of Interest

A trip to Bali should include a visit to its iconic temples, a dip into one of its stunning beaches or a chance to try its nightlife. With a variety of attractions to choose from, tourists will not run out of activities to do and things to see.

The Uluwatu Temple is must-see site in Bali. It is found in Pura Luhur, and is a majestic temple perched on a limestone cliff. The Bukit Peninsula where the temple is situated is also home to some of the best beaches and surfing destinations.

When in Bali, a visit to the town of Ubud is must-do. Ubud is known as the cultural centre of the province being the hub for arts and crafts. It can be explored by foot, but there are various transports to get you around the villages.

For those who want an escape to the hustle and bustle of the city, Seminyak is the perfect destination. It is quiet, and it offers high-end beach resorts and upscale restaurants best for holiday visitors.

For more sea escapades, Kuta Beach makes an excellent setting. It is known for a lively nightlife and surfing spot, but at the north end, a quieter area offers tranquility.

Adventure seekers can find fulfillment trekking Mount Batur, Bali’s highest peak. The mountain features a semi-active volcano, which has four craters, villages and a lake.

Climbing it to view the sunrise is a common activity since it is relatively easy. Mount Batur is also well-visited because of a major Hindu temple, the Pura Ulun Danu Batur.