Style: SMALL GROUP TOUR - Dedicated or local guides throughout the tour
Groups Size: Small Group tours 2 to 10 people
Departures: Available January 2023 - December 2023 - Please select your departure date on the registration page.
Dates are based on Day 1, arrival day in destination
January 15 and 22, 2023
February 12 and 26, 2023
March 12 and 26, 2023
April 09 and 23, 2023
May 14 and 28, 2023
June 11 and 25, 2023
July 9 and 23, 2023
August 13 and 27, 2023
September 03 and 17, 2023
October 08 and 22, 2023
November 12 and 26, 2023
Themes: History & Culture
Activity Level: Moderate
What to Expect: This tour includes a reasonable amount of walking or hiking and requires an average level of physical fitness. Expect early wake up times and very long days in order to fit in all included visits.
Bali Tour - "Step into the land of rice paddies"
Bali is a province of Indonesia and the westernmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands. East of Java and west of Lombok, the province includes the island of Bali and a few smaller neighbouring islands, notably Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan, and Nusa Ceningan. The provincial capital, Denpasar, is the most populous city in the Lesser Sunda Islands and the second-largest, after Makassar, in Eastern Indonesia. The upland town of Ubud is considered Bali's cultural centre. The province is Indonesia's main tourist destination, with a significant rise in tourism since the 1980s. Tourism-related business makes up 80% of its economy.
Day One: After clearing Customs and Immigration, and collecting your baggage, please look for our local representative holding a placard in your name to assist and transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight: Legion Beach Hotel (Standard Room) Meals: None
Day Two: Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure.
12.00pm. Bali is famous for its traditional dances. One of them is the famous Barong and Keris Dance that tells a story of the ancient Ramayana. Our first stop during this tour will be a performance of these skillful Balinese dancers. The dance expresses the eternal fight between good and evil spirits ending with the magical Keris (dagger) dance. We will then proceed to the Village of Kemenuh to visit the talented Balinese woodcarving artists in their traditional workshops. See how they make beautiful statues and art out of a single block of wood. Afterwards the journey continues to Kintamani for a view of the breathtaking Lake Batur and the active Volcano of Mount Batur. Here there will be an opportunity to enjoy lunch with this excellent view. Our next destination is Tampaksiring, “The Fountain of Youth” and Holy Spring and on the way back we will visit the famous silversmiths of Celuk. Overnight: Legion Beach Hotel (Standard Room) Meals: Breakfast
Day Three: Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure. The first visit will be in Tohpati where you will be introduced to the fine art of Batik painting. After this interesting visit, we will proceed to the eastern part of Bali, which is dominated by the presence of the towering Mount Agung (3142 meters). It is Bali’s most sacred and highest volcano with its last eruption in 1963. Built on one of the volcano’s slopes is the Besakih Temple Complex, this important temple is sacred to the Balinese Hindu population and is also called “The Mother Temple”. At Bukit Jambul, we will stop for a refreshing view of the beautiful valley and you will have the opportunity of having lunch. On our way through the east of Bali you will discover the traditional village of Penglipuran. This unique social community has a structure and village layout dating back to the 16th also known as “Kerta Gosa” in Klungkung, Bali’s former capital. Overnight: Legion Beach Hotel (Standard Room) Meals: Breakfast
Day Four: Breakfast at the hotel. Full day at leisure. Overnight: Legion Beach Hotel (Standard Room) Meals: Breakfast
Day Five: Breakfast at the hotel. Check out of the hotel and transfer to Ubud. Arrive and check into the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight: Maya Ubud Hotel (Forestview Room) Meals: Breakfast
Day Six: Breakfast at the hotel. Bali is a shopper’s paradise. If you want to go shopping in all the right places of Bali, then this tour is your way to do it. Look for some authentic handcrafted souvenirs in the places they are actually made. Batubulan Village is renowned for the stone carving art. The most famous artist of silver and gold crafts are found in Ubud Art Market, you will find many paintings, both in traditional and modern style. You may drop into one of the many galleries and stroll over the city’s market and also enjoy a visit to Ubud Monkey forest. On top of that, we invite you to see the famous Kecak & Fire Dance where a group of man will enchant you with a mystic performance. Overnight: Maya Ubud Hotel (Forestview Room) Meals: Breakfast
Days Seven & Eight: Breakfast at the hotel. Full day at leisure. Overnight: Maya Ubud Hotel (Forestview Room) Meals: Breakfast
Day Nine: Breakfast at the hotel. 12:00 noon check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport to board your onward flight. Meals: Breakfast
END OF OUR SERVICES
Your tour includes:
All services as mentioned in the itinerary.
- · Local English speaking tour guide services during sightseeing only
- · Accommodation at the hotels mentioned above or similar to include currently applicable taxes
- · Meals per itinerary
- · Transfers and sightseeing by standard private, air-conditioned vehicles.
- Airfare and taxes on international and domestic sectors
- Visa and visa fees
- Personal expenses like baggage porterage at airports/hotels, tips, gratuities, laundry, telephone calls, etc
- Peak season supplements.
- Any item not mentioned above
**Times may vary according to traffic and weather