Snorkel the warm tropical waters and watch Balinese shadow puppets dance in the night. Marvel at floating palaces and temples. Experience the best of Bali and Lombok on this adventure, offering you the perfect combination of guided excursions and free time to explore these fascinating islands at your own pace. Cool your heels in secluded waterfall pools and relax in the laid-back Gili Islands. Our CEOs will bring you off the beaten path, where you’ll meet these islands’ locals and gain insight into a completely different way of life.
Day 1 Sanur
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Sanur/Munduk (Breakfast | Dinner)
Visit the Lake Danu Bratan Temple and take a walk through the Jatiluwih Rice Terraces before arriving at the guesthouse in Munduk. Enjoy some delicious Balinese cuisine.
Day 3 Munduk/Kintamani (Breakfast)
Drive through lush rice fields and winding mountain roads to Kintamani, then take a dip in the local hot springs.
Day 4 Kintamani/Ubud (Breakfast | Lunch)
Opt for a sunrise hike to the top of Mt Batur before travelling to the cultural heart of Bali, stopping for lunch at the G Adventures supported-Bali Community Training Lunch Program. Arrive in Ubud in the late afternoon for an orientation walk and some free time.
Day 5 Ubud (Breakfast)
Enjoy a free day to explore exactly what interests you in Ubud. Opt to visit the Monkey Forest, numerous temples, rice paddies, and markets. In the evening, opt to take in a traditional Kecak dance performance.
Day 6 Ubud/Candi Dasa (Breakfast)
Visit Kerta Gosa, the historic court of justice, before the journey to Candidasa, a superb beach location perfect for relaxing.
Day 7 Candi Dasa (Breakfast)
With more free time here, opt to visit the Tirta Gangga temple or the traditional village of Tenganan, go snorkelling, or relax on one of the secluded beaches along the coast.
Day 8 Candi Dasa/Kuta (Breakfast)
Take a local ferry to Lombok and visit a Sasak traditional village en route to Kuta.
Day 9 Kuta (Breakfast)
Enjoy a full day exploring the area around Kuta. Opt for a surf lesson or visit one of the beautiful beaches nearby.
Day 10 Kuta/Senggigi (Breakfast)
Enjoy a spectacular drive through the middle of Lombok. Stop at the Tetebatu community and enjoy an easy trek through the surrounding rice fields led by a local guide. Continue on to Senggigi for the night.
Day 11 Senggigi/Gili Trawangan (Breakfast)
Before heading to the stunning Gili Islands, visit the slopes of the Rinjani Volcano and hike to a secluded waterfall and take a dip in the fresh water. Once at the islands, opt to swim, snorkel, or kick back and relax.
Day 12 Gili Trawangan (Breakfast)
Enjoy a half-day snorkelling trip and check out what’s living under the sea. The rest of the day is free for exploring. Opt to rent a bike and cycle around the island, visit the shopping area, or try some yoga.
Day 13 Gili Trawangan/Sanur (Breakfast)
Travel back to Bali by boat for a final dinner and farewells.
Day 14 Sanur (Breakfast)
Depart at any time.
International flights with airport taxes and transfers
Bali Community Training Lunch Program, Ubud
Recharge: Local Hot Springs Visit, Kintamani. Beach time in Candidasa. Jatiluwih Rice Terraces visit (UNESCO-protected). Ulun Danu temple visit (Lake Bratan). Highlands of Kintamani visit. Mt Batur view. Local Indonesian meal experience. Kerta Gosa visit. Ubud orientation walk. Sasak village visit. Snorkelling trip. Tetebatu countryside trek. Sendang Gila Waterfall swim. Free time on the white-sand beaches of the Gili Islands. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Accommodation style is hotels & guesthouses & homestays give you a truly authentic experience.
Chief experience officer guide throughout the tour
There are options activities throughout the trip that you can purchase.
All prices are per person (unless stated otherwise), and are subject to change as services are provided by third party operators.
Hot Springs – $18 + Transport
Monkey Forest $3
Bali Bird Park $25 plus transport
Puri Lukisa Museum $3
Cultural Dance Performances: Average cost $10
Massages $10 upwards
Half Day Tanah Lot Sunset Tour – $34 USD (minimum two passengers: includes Guide, Private Car, Entrance fee)
Snorkling at Tepekong & White Sand Beach – $20 USD /person (minimum four passengers)
Trekking to Kasatala – Tenganan – $20 USD/person (minimum four passengers)
Rafting at Telaga Waja – $79 USD/person (published rate per Sobek )
Gili Air (Lombok):
Fun Dive at Gili – $35 USD/person
Visas and Entry Requirements
A 30-day visa-on-arrival is available at all international airports in Indonesia for USD 35. It is then possible to extend this visa for an additional 30 days at the immigration office. Official price is USD 35, extension takes a couple of days and can’t be processed at the airport. All travelers to Indonesia must be in possession of passport valid for at least six months from date of arrival and have proof (tickets) of onward or return passage. Payment of visa fees can be made in all major currencies (cash or credit card). However, to avoid any difficulties or abusive exchange rate problems, we highly recommend brining USD 35 in cash.
Irish Passport Holders need 6 months validity from the date of arrival to Indonesia.
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