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Day 1 - Arrive in Bali!
Upon arrival at Denpasar Airport, Your English Speaking Tour Guide will be waiting for you at the main gate, holding the signboard with your name. After a warm welcome the guide will take you directly to your hotel for check-in. During the transfer, your guide will give you some brief information about your hotel, its surrounding and about Bali – he will explain your program for the following days and set up its timing to your convenience.. Check-in at your hotel and Rest of the time is at leisure to explore this beautiful Island on your own.
The rest of the day is arranged on your own. You may need some time to relax and recover from the long-distance flight or possibly from jet-lag. If you feel like going for a walk and checking out places nearby, feel free to ask your guide for recommendations for good dining or places to see.
Day 2 - Sunset Kecak Dance at Uluwatu & Jimbaran Bay Seafood Dinner
After hotel pickup by our guide, you’re driven along the winding shoreline to Uluwatu Temple, located among the southern cliffs of the Bukit Peninsula, whose dramatic precipices rise almost 330 feet (100 meters) from the Indian Ocean. Majestically perched on the edge of a steep promontory, the small temple dates back to the 10th century and is counted among six temples most revered by the Balinese people.
With a beautiful ocean sunset as your backdrop, enjoy a Kecak dance with traditional Balinese movements and chants performed in a circle around a blazing torch.
Afterward, continue on to an expansive beach in Jimbaran Bay for a delicious barbecue dinner. Dine under the stars as you’re served a seafood platter including prawns, grilled fish, squid, and clams, accompanied by rice, spinach, and sambal (spicy Indonesian sauce). Your 4-hour experience ends with drop-off at your hotel.
Day 3 - White Water Rafting & Local Village
After breakfast and check out from the hotel, you will meet with your guide. Today you will be transferred to Ubud. It takes approximately 1.5 hours, where you will board an air-conditioned car destined for a rafting point beside the Ayung River. You will then discover the uncharted landscapes of the Ayung River. During the journey, you will stop at the villages of Celuk and Mas Village, famous for its gold and silver workshops. Explore the many cottage industry artisan workshops and galleries, where skilled artisans design and create stunningly intricate jewelry.
Your local guide will meet you in reception at your hotel, where you will depart for Celuk Village, famous for its gold and silver workshops. Explore the many cottage industry artisan workshops and galleries, where skilled artisans design and create stunningly intricate jewelry. Learn about the processes, the designs from your informative guide.
Balinese woodcarving is considered to be one of the finest in the world. For centuries woodcarvers created sculptures influenced by traditional beliefs and Hindu myths. Exploring the Mas Village, famous for its distinctive style of wood sculptures, you will find natural designs, as well as characters from Hindu mythology. Engage with expert carvers who still chisel by hand, intricate designs, and pieces, such as traditional Balinese masks used in Balinese ritual ceremonies.
Your final stop is to Ubud, the artistic heart of Bali, where many local and European artisans have set up workshops and galleries. Explore these galleries with your guide, to obtain a greater understanding of Bali's art and crafts scene and history. View traditional Balinese paintings as well as a variety of works by contemporary artists, before returning to your vehicle for your hotel.
Your guide will escort you to Ubud for hotel check-in.
Day 4 - Bali Swing, Rice Terrace Tegalalang & Ubud Centre
Explore Bali on a day tour that includes one of the hottest Instagram spots in the world on this day full of breath-taking views and exciting adventure.
The first stop on the tour is to Bali Swing. A series of several different swings of varying heights, the Bali Swing overlooks a lush palm tree valley and the Agung River. Here you will be truly immersed in the Balinese jungle. If you don’t wish to partake in a swing ride, consider one of the ‘hanging nests’ that are scattered around the grounds. Wedged between two enormous palm trees, these nest-like structures serve as lookout points for the spectacular views and are perfect for enviable photoshoots.
We enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before continuing on to central Ubud. Puri Saren Ubud, the palace of the latest King is a not-to-miss sight that features intricate Balinese design and beautiful grounds. We journey to the nearby Ubud Art Market to see more traditional Balinese crafts, where you can shop for beautiful souvenirs or simply admire the artists’ works.
As we depart from Ubud Center, our last stop of the day is Tegalalang. One of Bali’s most recognized places, Tegalalang’s famous rice terraces are one of the most picturesque and iconic scenes of the island. Take photos looking down at the breath-taking scenery or explore the fields and feel the grandeur of the area before you are returned to your hotel.
Day 5 - Paon Cooking Class & Batuan Temple
Depart from your hotel and embark on a gastronomic adventure through the city. Your first stop is at a local market where personal assistants help you choose the fresh ingredients, such as vegetables, herbs, meat, and spices that you will use for your cooking class. Next, visit a rice plantation and learn about the cultivation and preparation of this staple ingredient for all Balinese meals. While there, enjoy scenic views of the natural surroundings.
Continue your tour to Laplapan village, a traditional Balinese village, and be warmly welcomed by the local villagers. Learn the secret of preparing Balinese food with the ingredients you have chosen. Expert chefs are on hand to provide guidance and assistance throughout this Paon Bali Cooking Class. Interact with your fellow cooks and discover handy techniques as you prepare three starters, four main courses, and one Balinese dessert. After your informative cooking lesson, sit down and enjoy satisfying and delicious Balinese meals in addition to your culinary creation.
Next, you will visit is at Batuan Temple, one of the Oldest Temple in Bali. As you visit any temples in Bali, both men and women should wear a sarong, scarf, or sash tied around the waist. Sarong and sash provided in Batuan Temple, and you can use that for free, as long as you visit the temple.
Day 6 - Highlight of Central Bali
After breakfast and check-out, your guide will pick you up at the hotel. You will enjoy a day exploring the highlights of central Bali. Our journey begins in the heart of Ubud at Pura Taman Saraswati, a beautiful water temple featuring classic Balinese architecture and an impressive foyer featuring ponds filled with blooming pink lotuses. Dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of learning, literature and art, the temple is well-hidden in Ubud center and the perfect starting point for our day.
We continue on to Gunung Kawi, one of Bali’s most unique archaeological sites. Gunung Kawi Temple is two rows of ancient royal tombs on the banks of the Pakerisan River overlooked by terraced rice fields. The holy Pakerisan River flows through the center of Gunung Kawi cutting the site into two separate sections with a bridge to connect one side to the other. It is believed the holy waters of the Pakerisan sanctify Gunung Kawi and the beauty of the place evokes a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere.
After enjoying lunch at a local restaurant, we travel to Kintamani to enjoy spectacular views of Mount Batur. With ribbons of black lava running down from its peak to the valley below, Batur’s crater is holy and a sanctuary at the top is dedicated to a fertility goddess.
The route back to your hotel takes you to our last stop, one of Bali’s holy springs called Toya Devasya. An infinity hot spring pool sitting on the edge of Lake Batur, you’ll put on your bathers and enjoy the spiritual waters that offer an unmatched, majestic panorama of Mount Batur. This is the ultimate relaxing way to end the day.
The rest of the day, you will be transferred to your hotel in Kuta area.
Day 7 - Taman Ayun Temple, ,onkey Forest & Tanah Lot Sunset
Today you will take a journey into the countryside by coach and make a stop to take a short walk (approx. 300 meters) through Scenic Rice Paddies. Cultivated in unique Balinese style, surrounded by coconut trees and tropical horticultural plants including sweet potatoes and tapioca. At the end of your stroll, relax in a Balinese pavilion and sample traditional Indonesian fried tapioca and sweet potato together with mineral water, tea, or coffee.
After leaving the village of Gulingan, you will drive along to the Royal Temple of Mengwi - Pura Taman Ayun. Dating from 1634, this picturesque complex surrounded by a moat with multi-roofed Meru shrines and intricately carved wooden gates.
You will then proceed to the sacred Monkey Forest, a cluster of towering trees that is home to hundreds of monkeys.
The last stop is Tanah Lot, famous in Bali as the Sunset Temple. Experience the sunset beyond the black lava towers of the sacred 16th-century temple, built on a lava rock 200 meters off shore.
Day 8 - Free Day
Day at leisure. Relax at your hotel or explore the surrounding area.
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Thanks to our agent UME Travel, our advisor Carrie, our guide Benik,and our driver Tom. we had a great experience in Bali for the first time. We got to see a beautifully scenic Tegalalang rice terrace and the very sacred Holy Water. The highlights for us however was the Ubud Monkey Forest and the Jungle Swing. Our guide was able to capture all our experiences on our iPhone and the pictures were quire spectacular. Highly recommend this attraction.
I can highly recommend this tour, we had a great experience and Jackson was a brilliant guide. Couldn't have asked for anything else.
Great job overall. Set up was awesome and our guide did a great job guiding us and letting us know the knowledge and history of Bali.
It was a really nice tour. Everything was upto the mark, our guide was very nice and informative.
Our guide Jackson was the absolute best! He was so informative and helpful. Honestly, I feel like thewhole tour was so amazing because he was so amazing and helpful and funny!!!
Our guide and driver was very accommodating and it was a great 9-day tour! He prepared some umbrellas for the rain and we had a great time.
This was a great Bali tour. Our agent Carrie was great! Our guide Bagus was absolutely brilliant. He was very informative and had a good sense of humor. I would thoroughly reccomend this tour to anyone. Well worth the money. Once again thank you Carrie, thank you Bagus!
This was an excellent tour to see the best of Bali - made even better by our guide Jackson who was really friendly, helpful and informative and made a great effort for the tour to be the best. Thoroughly enjoyed it!
Would reccommend this Bali tour. Everthing went smooth.
Our agent Carrie was great! our tour guide,Suria ( forgive my spelling if it’s incorrect) was timely, knowledgeable,accomodating, a safe driver, and spoke English well. The tour itself was diverse, from monkey forest to temple, waterfalls, Swings, cooking class to rice fields. There was something for everyone. I would highly recommend this tour and UME Travel!
Was happy to take us where ever we wanted and knew the places to go in each location. Great English. Would recommended this tour and UME Travel to others wanted to explore Bali.
Amazing tour and guide. Would definetly recommend. The guide was great and very knowledgable.
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