This charming 10 day journey will take you to the heart of Bali and its main interesting points, and after that you will enjoy the pristine beaches in Gili Trawangan island.
Arrival flight : Bali DPS
Departure flight: Lombok
DAY 1 WELCOME TO BALI / DENPASAR – UBUD (-)
Arrival in Denpasar, Bali’s capital, and depart for Ubud Village, which is the geographical centre of the island. Then you are free the rest of the day to relax in our hotel in Ubud or to take a walk through the streets of Ubud and visit its markets, temples and art galleries
DAY 2 TRIP TO BATUKARU – JATILUWIH (B,L)
Our first stop would be in Pura Sada, in Papa, an important temple that dates from the Majapahit dynasty in the 14th century. Then visit to the thermal waters of Yeh panas and continue to the Temple of the Batukaru Mountain. Our route passes through one of the most important areas of rice production in Bali, situated in the surroundings of Jatiluwih (whose meaning is really wonderful). It is a mountain village with an astonishing view of the landscapes that form the rice terrace along the way. Lunch served in Pacung, a village with a beautiful view of the rice fields with the volcanoes in the background. Return to the Ubud Hotel.
DAY 3 TRIP TO KINTAMANI – BESAKIH (B,L)
Depart from Ubud to Sebatu, a small village. Before arriving to Sebatu, the road goes by wonderful rice fields situated in the stepped terraces. In Sebatu we will visit the temple of the sacred fountain, place of purification for the Balinese. We will pass by coffee and orange plantations before arriving to Kintamani, a mountain village at an altitude of 1400 meters over the sea level. From the village, we will enjoy of an amazing view overlooking the still active Batur Volcano (1717 meters) and the Batur Lake. Then, we will visit Besakih, the most important temple of Bali, built in the mountainside of the Agung Mountain (3142 meters), which is the highest mountain of the island. Next, we will go to Klungkung, the former capital (1740-1908), where we will see the Justice Court (Kertagosa) and the Floating Pavilion (Bale Kambang). On the way back, we will stop in Goa Gajah (The Elephant Cave) whose temple is one of the most visited and venerated in Bali.
DAY 4 – 5 UBUD (B)
Free days in Ubud, accommodation and breakfast included. Optional activities: guided tours, dances, shopping, gastronomy, bike tours, rafting, etc.
In Ubud we recommend:
Note: You can take a private taxi to the Volcano and Batur Mountain. On the way back to the hotel, you can visit the Tampaksiring Temple and Tegallalang Village, well known as the village of handicrafts.
Note: Go to the market of Undu in the morning. You can buy handicraft at good price. You have to haggle over!
Note: A recommended dinner at: Restaurant “Artists‘ Coffee”, Bisma Street( Ubud)
Note: Sebatu Temple, 20 minutes in taxi from Ubud.
Note: Have a drink at Restaurant Bar Aris Warung.
Taxi to the Kuta Bali Beach, see the subset and have dinner at KUDETA Restaurant in Kuta beach – Legian.
See a Balinese Ceremony. (Ask the guide)
DAY 6 UBUD – LOMBOK – GILI TRAWANGAN (B)
After having breakfast, we will go to the airport to flight to the small island of Lombok.
Arrival and transfer in car and then a boat will be taken to the small island of Gili Trawangan. Accommodation. Free afternoon.
DAYS 7 – 8 – 9 LOMBOK (GILI TRAWANGAN) (B)
Free days with accommodation and breakfast included. You can enjoy the beach in Gili
Recommended activities: Snorkelling, Diving, relax.
DAY 10 DEPARTURE FROM LOMBOK – OUT (B)
At the arranged time, transfer to the Lombok airport to take the return flight