TOUR CODE: DPSISE
Trip Type: Independent Journey
Embark on a colorful journey to picturesque Bali, known as the “Island of the Gods.” Absorb the breathtaking panoramas of cultivated rice terraces, impressive volcanoes, and pristine beaches on this nine-day journey offered at an irresistible value! Unwind and spoil yourself in your luxury accommodations to pamper yourself on this dream tropical vacation.
Half-day private Ubud Culture Tour
Half-day private Tanah Lot Tour
One time 60 Minutes traditional massage
Complimentary Resort Guest Activities based on a weekly schedule in Ubud
2 pieces of pressing per room per day at the Trans Resort
All taxes, fees, and carrier-imposed surcharges
Board your flight to Bali in the Indonesian archipelago.
ARRIVE IN BALI
Welcome to Bali, The Island of the Gods. Bali is known for its lush rainforests, idyllic beaches, magical temples, and rich cultural heritage. Meet your guide at the airport for your transfer to your hotel in Seminyak. The remainder of the day is free at leisure to settle into your hotel or take a first glimpse of the city.
Located in the middle of Seminyak’s lively and stylish area, The Trans Resort is a luxury resort within easy reach of Seminyak eat street, designer boutiques, and Seminyak Square Shopping Center.
Seminyak is a beachy area with many fun and trendy cafes, designer boutiques, and art galleries. Today, you are free to relax, explore the streets or sip a cocktail, and watch a beautiful Balinese sunset at one of Seminyak’s beach clubs or bars.
Optional Experience (Minimum of two participants)
Uluwatu Temple with Kecak Dance Performance and seafood dinner at Jimbaran Bay: $79 per person
Experience the best sundown spot in Bali on a visit to Uluwatu Temple, a Balinese temple built to protect the island from evil spirits at the edge of a 230-foot-high cliff with a commanding view of the Indian Ocean. After exploring the temple and watching the sunset, experience one of Bali’s most famous cultural performances, the Kecak Fire Dance. Enjoy a Kecak dance with traditional Balinese movements and chants performed in a circle around a blazing torch with a beautiful ocean sunset as your backdrop. After the tour, savor a barbecue seafood dinner at Jimbaran Bay.
You are free to relax today or visit Pura Petitenget, a neighboring temple in Seminyak, to catch a glimpse of Bali’s local life.
Seminyak is a place in Bali for food lovers, offering everything from upscale fine dining to local warung eateries. This neighborhood has something for everyone.
UBUD CULTURAL TOUR (B)
Learn about Balinese culture, architecture, and traditions on a half-day tour with your guide. We drive to Batubulan village to see the center of handmade Batik weaving. Visit the town of Celuk to see gold and silversmiths at work and admire Bali’s wood carving crafts at Mas. Continue to the Sacred Monkey Forest, where you will see gray macaques roam among Hindu temples in the forest. Wander around the market at Ubud, and visit the King’s Palace. After the tour, transfer to your hotel in Ubud en route, passing through the bountiful Tegalalang Rice Terrace.
Located in the traditional village of Silungan, Alena Resort Ubud sits in a tropical jungle and rice fields with a 10-minute drive from Ubud town center.
Start the day with morning yoga to balance body and soul at your resort’s Yoga pavilion while enjoying the cool morning breeze from the tropical jungles. Unwind in your resort’s outdoor swimming pool, read books on a daybed while enjoying the serenity and relaxing atmosphere, or go shopping at Ubud Market.
Optional Experience (Minimum of two participants):
Balinese Shaman Blessings and Tirta Empul: $65 per person
Set out on the short journey to an authentic village to experience everyday life in a traditional Balinese village. During your visit, meet with a shaman or spiritual healer with a long-standing reputation for healing physical and mental illnesses. Experience the ancient practice while reading and perhaps get advice on a general condition or discover something you weren’t even aware of. Leave the Shaman, we drive through the lush countryside, then stop at Penglipuran Village to learn more about Balinese culture and have a chance to chat with the locals. We continue to Tirta Empul, a Hindu Balinese water temple complex devoted to Vishnu, dating back to 926 A.D. After admiring the striking temples, put on a traditional sarong, sash and head to the Holy Spring to participate in a blessing ceremony. You may join the purifying blessing ceremony by jumping down the pools and following the ritual bathing if you wish. Your tour ends with a drop-off at your hotel around 4:30 pm.
TANAH LOT TEMPLE TOUR/NUSA DUA BEACH (B)
This morning is free to relax. In the afternoon, set off for a tour to one of the most beautiful temples in South Bali, the Pura Taman Ayun, a former royal family temple built in the 17th century by the former King of Mengwi. Its name means “the floating flower garden,” as the temple sits in the middle of an artificial lake. It has three ascending levels of spacious courtyards containing rows of shrines and pavilions. Take a short walk through the complex and admire the impressive surrounding. Continue to the famous Tanah Lot Temple, the most popular and photographed temple on the island, located on the coastal side of the Beraban countryside. Tanah Lot Temple stands for earth (Tanah) and sea (Lot). Its spectacular setting on an impressive rock overlooking the sea makes it a perfect place to enjoy a fantastic sunset in a breathtaking environment. After our tour, check into your pool villa at your hotel in the Nusa Dua area.
Amarterra Villas Bali Nusa Dua – MGallery Collection is a luxurious villa located within a 3-minute walk to Nusa Dua Beach with easy access to Bali Collection Shopping Mall, Bali Convention Centre, Bali National Golf Club, and Bali Nusa Dua Theatre.
FREE DAY IN BALI (B)
A free day in Nusa Dua.
Nusa Dua is famous for its water sports, and you will find a vast selection of water-based activities to enjoy here. The Bali Collection shopping mall is within walking distance of your resort for shopping lovers. The Pasifika art collection is 0.2 miles away if you are a museum lover. In the evening, go for a walk along the Nusa Dua Promenade.
Optional Experience (Minimum of two participants):
Balinese Cooking Class at Bumbu with Market Visit: $139 per person
Welcomed by a team of professionals who guide you step by step to learn the basics. Before starting the course, you will be served a light breakfast and move to a local market to source the ingredients and learn all about the spices, vegetables, and seafood used to get that particular flavor. Dressed in black and white aprons, each student will reach their dedicated cooking station, supervised by a team of true cooking professionals and experts in taking ingredients. Outside of learning more about history, each student will also get insights on preparing and using the fresh ingredients for each dish. Recipes, experiences, and the chance to eat what you have cooked are all part of the fun and educational morning to bring back home to impress your guests with these new skills. In the end, you will have the skills and the recipes at hand to whip up a Balinese feast for family and friends. After savoring your prepared Balinese dishes, your driver (no guide included) brings you back to your hotel, where you will arrive around 2 pm.
FREE DAY IN BALI
A day to relax by the pool or spend the day at the beach. Complete your vacation with an included 60-minute traditional Balinese massage at your resort spa.
DEPART BALI (B)
Meet the driver for your transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
Meals: B= Breakfast
Per person, based on double occupancy
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