Bali, Gili & Lombok Explorer

The Bali, Gili & Lombok Package is a 12-day tour package that features the highlights of Bali and the tranquility of Gili and Lombok.

During the tour you will visit Ubud, which is known for being the cultural capital of Bali. The town is surrounded by Hindu temples and amazing rice terraces.  Continue to the small gem island of  Gili Trawangan with it’s pristine beaches. You will complete your journey at the fascinating Lombok Island, which is rich in authentic culture and beaches. 

Tour Overview

Day 1: Arriving in Bali - Ubud

Day 2: Ubud - Kintamani

Day 3: Ubud - White Water Rafting

Day 4: Ubud - East Bali

Day 5: Ubud - Free and easy

Day 6: Ubud - Padangbai - Gili Trawangan

Day 7: Gili Trawangan - Free and easy

Day 8: Gili Trawangan - Free and easy

Day 9: Gili Trawangan - Lombok

Day 10: Trekking at Tetebatu

Day 11: Lombok - Free and easy

Day 12: Departure Lombok

General Inclusions

11 Nights Accommodations
Many Tours as described
Many Meals as stated
English speaking guide
Visit to 3 Destinations - Bali - Gili Trawangan - Lombok
Day 1

Arriving in Bali - Ubud

Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by our representative and directly transferred to your hotel in Ubud, right in the centre of Bali -- an island also know as the Island of the Gods. The Balinese culture is truly unique and the majority of the population in Bali practices Hinduism.

Included

Accommodation Ubud • Airport Transfer

Day 2

Ubud - Kintamani

Wake up in the beautiful village of Ubud and, after breakfast, get ready to journey to explore!

Today we will drive to Tampak Siring, located about 10 kilometers northeast of Ubud. Here, you will get to visit the 11th century Gunung Kawi temple, also known as the royal tombs, where the flight of stairs leads down to the valley of the sacred Pakerisan river.

Two sets of temples were carved out on the cliffs on either side of the river as a memorial for one of Bali’s most ancient royal families. Next, you will continue to visit a holy spring of Tirta Empul that is surrounded by a large shrine to honour the God Indra. Here, there are bathing pools where you can take a dip in. There pools are believed to have strong curative powers. On a hill behind this temple is a presidential guest house built by the late President Soekarno.

We will then continue with a drive up to Kintamani to enjoy the spectacular view of Mount Batur and its crater-lake. Afterward, we will visit the plantations nearby, walking amidst a field of local fruits, coffee, cocoa vanilla and cloves.

Balinese coffee are found mostly in the mountainous central part of Bali. There are two kinds of Balinese coffee grown here, which are the Arabica coffee and Robusta coffee. Here, you will be able to witness how the Balinese people produce their local coffee powder. Lunch will be provided at local restaurant.

On your way back to hotel, we will have a pit stop at Tegalalang to enjoy a stunning view of the paddy field, which is a perfect spot for photography. The day’s tour concludes with a transfer back to your hotel.

Included

Guided Tour • Accommodation Ubud

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 3

Ubud - White Water Rafting

Adventure awaits you today! During this white water rafting trip, you will get to experience the 33 action packed rapids of Ayung. The wild ride begins as soon as you reach the river bed and hop into your assigned raft. The 9.6 kilometers journey carries you over white waters and thrilling terrain, with stunning backdrops of untouched rainforest, towering gorges and magical rice fields.

If this is your first time, rest assured that the professionally-trained river guide will pilot you safely through the course. You will end the adventure and unwind with a hot shower, followed by a gourmet buffet feast overlooking majestic mountains and lush green landscapes. You will sleep soundly tonight.

If you are not interested in White Water Rafting the tour can be replaced by another tour. Please contact us for more options.

Included

White Water Rafting • Accommodation Ubud

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 4

Ubud - East Bali

After a restful night and a scrumptious breakfast, we hit the trail towards Bali's east and through picturesque parts of the island to Sibetan village. Here, you will visit a Salak (snakeskin fruit) plantation and get a chance to taste the fruit.

From here, you will continue with a light trek to the village of Tenganan. After crossing a bamboo bridge, you will walk through a fascinating stretch of rice fields around the villages. The two-hour walk will end in Tenganan, an ancient village in which the people practice a unique tradition influenced by the Hindu Javanese culture. Here, you will be able to see the women villagers weaving the famous double-ikat cloth, which is believed to have a protective power upon its wearer. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.

On the way back to Ubud, we will stop by at Kusamba, a fishermen’s village that also engages in salt-making activities. Here is where you will see colorful outrigger lined up along the black sand shores, the coastal road with full view to Nusa Penida will lead us to Goa Lawah (Bat Cave). In this cave, the walls reverberates with thousands of bat sounds. It is also considered holy, with a temple and surrounding shrines protecting the entrance.

Included

Guided Tour • Accommodation Ubud

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 5

Ubud - Free and easy

After breakfast at the hotel you're free to enjoy the day at your own leisure. Explore the small streets or market of Ubud on your own, enjoy a legendary spa treatment or join a yoga class. Ubud is the cultural centre of Bali and the town is surrounded by many beautiful rice terraces.

Included

Accommodation Ubud

Meals

Breakfast

Day 6

Ubud - Padangbai - Gili Trawangan

After checking out, we will pick you up at hotel and transfer you to Padangbai Harbour to catch the speed boat to Gili Trawangan. The Gili Islands is a paradise. It consists of three mini island that features, above all, pristine beaches decorated with a lively ecosystem. there is no motorized vehicle that run about in the island. To get to where you want to be, you have got a choice between Cidomo (horse carriage), bicycles, and your own feet. You can visit the other islands on boat trips.

Enjoy Gili Trawangan at your own pace for the rest of the day.

Included

Accommodation Gili Trawangan • Transfer from Ubud to Padangbai Harbour • Boat transfer Bali to Gili Tranwangan

Meals

Breakfast

Day 7

Gili Trawangan - Free and easy

After breakfast at your hotel, you will have the whole day free and easy at your own leisure. You can also opt to join on a snorkeling or diving trip. The Gili Islands are famous for being surrounded by crystal clear water and colorful coral reefs.

Included

Accommodation Gili Trawangan

Meals

Breakfast

Day 8

Gili Trawangan - Free and easy

After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy the day free at your own leisure. Enjoy beach activities and get yourself ready for a mesmerizing sunset, which the Gili Islands are famous for.

Included

Accommodation Gili Trawangan

Meals

Breakfast

Day 9

Gili Trawangan - Lombok

Today you will transfer by a short 20 min boat ride to Lombok. After checking out from your hotel, you will find your way to Gili Trawangan Jetty.

Upon arrival at the Gili Trawangan Jetty, you will be transferred via speed boat to Lombok and proceed to Senggigi Beach. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

Included

Boat Transfer • Land transfer from port to Hotel in Lombok • Accommodation Senggigi • Lombok

Meals

Breakfast

Day 10

Trekking at Tetebatu

After breakfast, you will visit the village of Tetebatu and Loyok, which are known as a peaceful and tranquil village for outdoor trekking.

Do not miss the chance to do a light trekking to the local forest inhabited by the wild black monkeys (pitu), dotted by mahogany trees and cloves plantation. You may also witness the simple and natural lifestyle of the locals while a it.

Before that, you can visit the Lingsar temple that symbolizes the harmony of Islam and Hinduism, and Taman Narmada -- a kingly garden, which is also the replica of Lake Segara Anak in Mount Rinjani.

Included

Transfers • Guided Tour • Accommodation Lombok

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 11

Lombok - Free and easy

Enjoy the day free at your own leisure and explore the enchanting surroundings of Lombok.

Included

Accommodation Lombok

Meals

Breakfast

Day 12

Departure Lombok

Today is time to say goodbye! After 12 days experiencing unique culture, beautiful nature and amazing beaches, it is time for us to transfer you back to he Lombok Airport. From here, you can opt whether to go back to go back home or to enjoy some more days in Bali.

If you wish to extend your stay or continue to another destination please contact us. 

Included

Transfers

Meals

Breakfast

1 Sep - 19 Dec 2017 / 6 Jan - 31 Mar 2018

 

  
 
Hotel Ubud
Hotel Gili Trawangan
Hotel Lombok
Private Transfers
Private Tours
3rd adult/extra bed
Child

Luxury Package

USD1,595
Per Person
Hotel Ubud : Maya Ubud Resort - Superior
Hotel Gili Trawangan : Hotel Vila Ombak - Traditional Lumbung Hut
Hotel Lombok : Qunci Villas Lombok - Ocean Views
Private Transfers
Private Tours
3rd adult/extra bed : USD n/a
Child : USD 1225
Most Popular

Superior Package

USD1,295
Per Person
Hotel Ubud : Alaya Ubud - Deluxe
Hotel Gili Trawangan : Hotel Vila Ombak - Superior Terrace
Hotel Lombok : Jeeva Klui - Ananda Pura Ocean View
Private Transfers
Private Tours
3rd adult/extra bed : USD 825
Child : USD 795

Standard Package

USD1,045
Per Person
Hotel Ubud : Hotel Tjampuhan Spa - Superior Agung
Hotel Gili Trawangan : Jambuluwuk Oceano Resort - Superior Lumbung
Hotel Lombok : Sudamala Suites & Villas - Lingsar Garden View
Private Transfers
Private Tours
3rd adult/extra bed : USD 725
Child : USD 695

This tour can be extended or changed according to your preferences – Valid until 31 March 2018


 

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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. Please advise if you like us to quote and include flight tickets.

– Visas and other fees and taxes related to your air ticket and border clearance.

– Camera fees at attractions.

– Items not mentioned

Booking Terms & Conditions

– For certain transfers and modes of transport e.g. boats, flights etc. private transfers will not be available (even if private transfer is mentioned).

– Maximum occupancy for standard rooms are normally 3 adults or 2 adults & 2 children.

– Prices are based on minimum 2 adults travelling and sharing room.

– If you are 6 people or more we can quote you a special group price

– Program changes can happen during festive seasons or due to weather conditions

– All room requests e.g. connecting doors, bed configuration etc. is based on request only and cannot be guarantied

– Prices can change without prior notice

– Subject to availability at the time of booking

You will find our general Terms & Conditions here

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.

 

 

 

About Gili Islands

Destination: Gili Islands

The Gili Islands, also known as the Gilis, are popularly known nowadays as backpacker’s haven. They are the most sought after destination in Lombok, offering a wondrous mix of glamourous adventures and environmental tours.

The Gili Islands are about three mini island paradise that features, above all, pristine beaches decorated with a lively ecosystem. Due to the growing curiosity of travel-savvy individuals to the place, tourist services were significantly improved. For one, the Gilis can now be reached through speedboats from Bali. Otherwise, tourists may also choose to fly to Lombok’s newly opened international airport. For another, accommodation options continue to increase by the day.

Things to Know

At present, there is an estimated 3,500 permanent residents at the Gili Islands. Since it enjoys a considerably drier and hotter climate than Lombok, it has become the choice destination for beach lovers. Tourist arrivals peak between July and August as well as December and January. Interestingly, there is no motorized vehicle that run about in the island. To get to where you want to be, you have got a choice between chartered boats, horse-drawn carriages or Cidomo (horse carriage), bicycles, and your own feet. The currency in the islands is Indonesian rupiah and the dominant languages spoken are English and Bahasa Indonesia.

Places of Interest

The three islands of the Gilis each have their own character. Trawangan, the biggest, has the most eclectic party scene. Meno, the smallest, is a secluded, serene paradise tailor-made for honeymooners. Air, the closest to central Lombok, offers a deeper look at the local way of life and is also a cut between the two in terms of not just size but of tourism services and seclusion as well.

Obviously, Gili Trawangan enjoys a good chunk of visitors on a regular basis. Being the most cosmopolitan, with endless arrays of hip restaurants, cafés and bars set against fantastic landscapes, tourists feel more comfortable roaming around. As an added allure, the island has a Turtle Sanctuary where you can watch baby turtles swim their way to grow as even more fascinating creatures. Sunset on the Hill is another must-see attraction, providing panoramic views of the Gilis, Lombok, as well as Bali. Trawangan also has the most number of dive shops, which will help you through a fuss-free scuba diving adventure, one activity that you cannot miss when you visit the Gili Islands.

Gili Meno’s strongest tourist magnet is its idyllic feel. This is where tourists who want to relax and rejuvenate their senses come to. Apart from swimming through crystal waters, you may also enjoy visiting the island’s Turtle Sanctuary and Bird Park where you can find captivating bird species as well as kangaroos, crocodiles, and deers.

As with Gili Air, it is the center of the most daring watersports adventure. You can go scuba diving, kitesurfing, and stand-up paddleboarding, among many others.

The Gili Islands are remarkable. They feature a myriad of activities and sights that will satisfy your cravings for unique adventures. Definitely, a must-visit.