Best Of Bali

6 Day Trip
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Per Day Budget $ 222
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  • Visit Taman Ujung, the beautifully restored water palace, set in a pond and only reachable by bridge.
  • Explore Tirta Gangga, meaning 'water of the Ganges’, a sacred water palace.
  • Travel to the most important temple in Bali, Besakih, known as the ‘Mother Temple’ of Bali, located on the western slopes of Mt Agung, Bali highest volcano.
  • Discover the many charms of Ubud as you visit museums, palaces and local markets.

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  • Itinerary Summary

    Day 01 : Arrival Denpasar

    Arrive this afternoon at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar where you will be greeted by your local guide.

    A private transfer takes you to Candidasa in Karangasem, Bali’s eastern province.

    Check in at your hotel in Candidasa where the remainder of today is at leisure.

    Accommodation: Alila Manggis

    Meals: Meals not included

    Day 02 : Candidasa

    After breakfast, explore the beautiful, less visited province of Karangasem.

    Start with a visit of Taman Ujung, the beautifully restored water palace, set in a pond and only reachable by bridge. Following this visit we bring you to Tirta Gangga. Meaning 'water of the Ganges' this sacred water palace was built in the early twentieth century by the last king of Karangasem. It boasts many decorative ponds and fountains, lush plant life and natural bathing pools.

    From here, we go to Bali Asli where you will enjoy an authentic flavorful Balinese lunch.

    Optional Activities

    After lunch you have the choice between 2 options:

    1) You can go on a 2-hour soft trek through the rice fields down to Tenganan, one of several ancient villages in Bali of the original Bali Aga people which we will also explore at the end of the trek.

    2) Have a relaxing afternoon on the tropical beach close to Candidasa Pasir Putih where we arrange a sunbed and a fresh coconut drink for you.

    Return to your hotel in Candidasa late this afternoon.

    Accommodation: Alila Manggis

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

    Day 03 : Candidasa to Ubud

    This morning after breakfast and check out we start with the “Balinese daily life” program for you to discover. When we arrive in the village you are introduced to the local Balinese and are given a conical hat and a bamboo stick. This comes in handy on your 1-hour walk through rice fields which you will do next. Next it is time to explore your skills as a Balinese farmer, try ploughing with cows and planting rice. After this hard work you are served a fresh coconut with its juice.

    Now we do 3 short workshops, 20 minutes each: cooking lesson, offering and palm-leaf decoration, arak distillation and iron working.

    A true Balinese lunch is served in the village.

    Continue to Besakih, known as the ‘Mother Temple’ of Bali. Located on the western slopes of Mt Agung, Bali highest volcano (2567 m), Besakih is the largest and most important temple on the island and is regularly visited by all Balinese for special ceremonies.

    At the end of the day, transfer to Ubud for check-in.

    Accommodation: Maya Ubud

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

    Day 04 : Ubud

    Spend this morning discovering the many charms of Ubud as you visit museums, palaces and local markets. Start with a visit to ARMA Museum (Agung Rai Museum of Art) and enjoy one of the best permanent collections of Balinese and Indonesian paintings. A visit to ARMA provides a great overview of the island’s rich artistic traditions. Of course we will also make a stop at the Monkey forest to watch its cheeky inhabitants fool around.

    Continue to Ubud’s Royal Palace in the heart of the small town: built in the 16th century the Palace is still home to Ubud’s King and its Royal family

    Finish this morning’s excursion with a walk in Ubud Market where local vendors come to buy and sell food as well as handicrafts and textiles.

    Lunch will be served at Indus Restaurant, one of Ubud’s top tables, with breathtaking views over the Tjampuhan river valley.

    Relax this afternoon with a one-hour Balinese massage treatment at a local spa.

    No visit to Bali would be complete without witnessing traditional dance and this evening you will be treated to a performance in a nearby village.

    Return to Ubud for dinner at another great restaurant in Ubud, The Bridges.

    Accommodation: Maya Ubud

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner

    Day 05 : Ubud to Lovina

    After breakfast at your hotel and check out your tour guide and driver will bring you first to the royal Taman Ayun temple in Mengwi. Famous for its multi-storied roofs and surrounded by a big fish pond.

    Continue with a visit to Bali’s UNESCO listed Jatiluwih where you reach the widest panoramic view of Bali’s iconic rice terraces. Located on a slope near the holy mountain of Batukaru, this area is known as the rice granary of Bali and one of the best examples of subak style rice farming in Bali.

    Here, we go for an hour walk through the rice fields after which we have lunch at a local restaurant.

    This afternoon drive north to Lake Bratan where you will stop for a visit to the very scenic Ulun Danu Temple. The temple is set in the middle of the lake’s calm waters on a small bit of land giving the impression that it is floating. 

    Continue north, turning of the main road to a small mountain road overlooking two superb lakes: Buyan and Tamblingan. Stop for photos and to enjoy the scenery before descending to Lovina in Northern Bali.

    Check in to your hotel and remainder of the day is free at leisure.

    Dinner at leisure.

    Accommodation: The Lovina

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 06 : Departure from Lovina

    This morning and lunch are at leisure. After check-out the tour guide and driver will pick you up for the drive to the south passing Belimbing and other small but beautiful villages along this scenic route.

    The landscape alternates between jungle-covered mountain vistas and amazing rice terraces.

    Late this afternoon arrive at Tanah Lot, Bali’s most famous temple. Set dramatically on a small island right in front of the coast, you’ll watch the sunset at this spectacular place. 

    Afterwards, you will be transferred to the airport in Denpasar for your onward flight.

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Duration
    6 days
    Difficulty
    Easy
    Primary Activities
    Culture and History
    No. of travellers
    Min. 2
    Other Activities
    None
    Children Allowed
    Yes
  • Comfort
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    Super luxury

    Our highest-end category of accommodation, Super Luxury is defined by top quality customer service and premium amenities. Hotels in this exclusive category include the Aman resorts, Oberoi Vilas hotels, and certain independent purveyors.

    Luxury

    Luxury Hotels meet the standards of most well-known 5-star hotel brands around the world, and include premium accommodations and amenities. In some cases our Luxury category overlaps with the "boutique" hotels, many of which are equally luxurious and accommodating.

    Boutique

    Boutique hotels are typically smaller, or independently owned hotels that offer top-end service and amenities equivalent to luxury providers. Boutique hotels often differentiate themselves from bigger hotel brands through their unique character, location, or history.

    Glamping

    Glamping (short for “glamorous camping”) and lodges denotes outdoor-focused accommodations that combine the best of nature with a designer / comfort angle in mind, so customers can get the best of both worlds.

    Camping

    Camping refers to a wide range of tented accommodation, which will most likely apply to outdoor / adventure trips like trekking, hiking, etc.

    Others

  • Price Details (per person)

    High Season Jan to Dec $ 1,334 $ 222 per day

    * All Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Some savings may be available for larger groups.

Cost Includes
  • Hotel accommodation in half-twin/double room with daily breakfast.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).
  • Tours and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicles with cold water and towel provided.
  • Service of English/French/German/Dutch/Spanish speaking local guide.
  • All entrance fees and tours as indicated in itinerary.
Cost Excludes
  • Accommodation in South Bali Beach.
  • Visa arrangements.
  • International and domestic flights.
  • International and domestic departure tax from Denpasar.
  • Meals other than mentioned above.
  • Camera/video entrance fees.
  • Personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone, tips etc).
  • Travel insurance
  • Other services not clearly indicated in the package inclusions above.
Day 01 : Arrival Denpasar

Arrive this afternoon at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar where you will be greeted by your local guide.

A private transfer takes you to Candidasa in Karangasem, Bali’s eastern province.

Check in at your hotel in Candidasa where the remainder of today is at leisure.

Accommodation: Alila Manggis

Meals not included

Day 02 : Candidasa

After breakfast, explore the beautiful, less visited province of Karangasem.

Start with a visit of Taman Ujung, the beautifully restored water palace, set in a pond and only reachable by bridge. Following this visit we bring you to Tirta Gangga. Meaning 'water of the Ganges' this sacred water palace was built in the early twentieth century by the last king of Karangasem. It boasts many decorative ponds and fountains, lush plant life and natural bathing pools.

From here, we go to Bali Asli where you will enjoy an authentic flavorful Balinese lunch.

Optional Activities

After lunch you have the choice between 2 options:

1) You can go on a 2-hour soft trek through the rice fields down to Tenganan, one of several ancient villages in Bali of the original Bali Aga people which we will also explore at the end of the trek.

2) Have a relaxing afternoon on the tropical beach close to Candidasa Pasir Putih where we arrange a sunbed and a fresh coconut drink for you.

Return to your hotel in Candidasa late this afternoon.

Accommodation: Alila Manggis

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 03 : Candidasa to Ubud

This morning after breakfast and check out we start with the “Balinese daily life” program for you to discover. When we arrive in the village you are introduced to the local Balinese and are given a conical hat and a bamboo stick. This comes in handy on your 1-hour walk through rice fields which you will do next. Next it is time to explore your skills as a Balinese farmer, try ploughing with cows and planting rice. After this hard work you are served a fresh coconut with its juice.

Now we do 3 short workshops, 20 minutes each: cooking lesson, offering and palm-leaf decoration, arak distillation and iron working.

A true Balinese lunch is served in the village.

Continue to Besakih, known as the ‘Mother Temple’ of Bali. Located on the western slopes of Mt Agung, Bali highest volcano (2567 m), Besakih is the largest and most important temple on the island and is regularly visited by all Balinese for special ceremonies.

At the end of the day, transfer to Ubud for check-in.

Accommodation: Maya Ubud

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 04 : Ubud

Spend this morning discovering the many charms of Ubud as you visit museums, palaces and local markets. Start with a visit to ARMA Museum (Agung Rai Museum of Art) and enjoy one of the best permanent collections of Balinese and Indonesian paintings. A visit to ARMA provides a great overview of the island’s rich artistic traditions. Of course we will also make a stop at the Monkey forest to watch its cheeky inhabitants fool around.

Continue to Ubud’s Royal Palace in the heart of the small town: built in the 16th century the Palace is still home to Ubud’s King and its Royal family

Finish this morning’s excursion with a walk in Ubud Market where local vendors come to buy and sell food as well as handicrafts and textiles.

Lunch will be served at Indus Restaurant, one of Ubud’s top tables, with breathtaking views over the Tjampuhan river valley.

Relax this afternoon with a one-hour Balinese massage treatment at a local spa.

No visit to Bali would be complete without witnessing traditional dance and this evening you will be treated to a performance in a nearby village.

Return to Ubud for dinner at another great restaurant in Ubud, The Bridges.

Accommodation: Maya Ubud

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05 : Ubud to Lovina

After breakfast at your hotel and check out your tour guide and driver will bring you first to the royal Taman Ayun temple in Mengwi. Famous for its multi-storied roofs and surrounded by a big fish pond.

Continue with a visit to Bali’s UNESCO listed Jatiluwih where you reach the widest panoramic view of Bali’s iconic rice terraces. Located on a slope near the holy mountain of Batukaru, this area is known as the rice granary of Bali and one of the best examples of subak style rice farming in Bali.

Here, we go for an hour walk through the rice fields after which we have lunch at a local restaurant.

This afternoon drive north to Lake Bratan where you will stop for a visit to the very scenic Ulun Danu Temple. The temple is set in the middle of the lake’s calm waters on a small bit of land giving the impression that it is floating. 

Continue north, turning of the main road to a small mountain road overlooking two superb lakes: Buyan and Tamblingan. Stop for photos and to enjoy the scenery before descending to Lovina in Northern Bali.

Check in to your hotel and remainder of the day is free at leisure.

Dinner at leisure.

Accommodation: The Lovina

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06 : Departure from Lovina

This morning and lunch are at leisure. After check-out the tour guide and driver will pick you up for the drive to the south passing Belimbing and other small but beautiful villages along this scenic route.

The landscape alternates between jungle-covered mountain vistas and amazing rice terraces.

Late this afternoon arrive at Tanah Lot, Bali’s most famous temple. Set dramatically on a small island right in front of the coast, you’ll watch the sunset at this spectacular place. 

Afterwards, you will be transferred to the airport in Denpasar for your onward flight.

Meals included: Breakfast

Cost of the entire itinerary

High Season Jan to Dec $ 1,334 $ 222 per day
Cost Includes
  • Hotel accommodation in half-twin/double room with daily breakfast.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).
  • Tours and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicles with cold water and towel provided.
  • Service of English/French/German/Dutch/Spanish speaking local guide.
  • All entrance fees and tours as indicated in itinerary.
Cost Excludes
  • Accommodation in South Bali Beach.
  • Visa arrangements.
  • International and domestic flights.
  • International and domestic departure tax from Denpasar.
  • Meals other than mentioned above.
  • Camera/video entrance fees.
  • Personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone, tips etc).
  • Travel insurance
  • Other services not clearly indicated in the package inclusions above.
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Further, most countries require travelers to have a passport that is valid from at least 6 months from the day of entry into the country, so please confirm that you satisfy your destination country or countries passport, visa and medical (if any) requirements well in advance of your trip.

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