TOUR CODE: UBDSEM
Trip Type: Independent Journey
Discover two sides of Bali’s paradise and enjoy twofold the surprise! Be indulged with this combination package designed to deliver an extraordinary experience at two of the island’s best locations. One island Two Unique Experience is an eight-night fusion blending misty mountain evenings of the central north at Alila Ubud with a stunning Seminyak beach resort at Alila Seminyak. Enjoy relaxation, wellness, culture, and culinary adventures that offer beautiful connections with the destination. Discover a balance; treat yourself to two delightful destinations in paradise. Two wonderful Bali encounters to treasure…
Board your flight to Bali.
Upon arrival at Ngurah Rai International airport. After customs and immigration procedures, meet your driver at the airport arrival hall for your private transfer to your resort in central Bali. The duration of the journey takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes of driving.
A day to relax and get acclimated to the new surroundings.
ART VILLAGES, MONKEY FOREST & RICE TERRACE (B)
Learn about Balinese culture, architecture, and traditions on a half-day tour with your personal, knowledgeable guide. Ubud & its neighboring villages have been known as the center of Balinese art for centuries. Drive to Batubulan village to see the center of handmade Batik weaving. Visit Celuk village to see gold and silversmiths at work. Then, proceed to Mas, the home of Bali’s wood carving crafts, before venturing to the Sacred Monkey Forest, where you will see gray macaques roam among Hindu temples in the forest. Stroll through Ubud Traditional Art Market, where you can pick up some local crafts and souvenirs. Our last stop is the Ubud King Palace, where you can walk around to take pictures of the traditional Balinese architecture complex. Return to your hotel en route, passing through the bountiful Tegalalang Rice Terrace.
FREE DAY IN UBUD (B)
Start the day with morning tai chi or yoga class to balance body and soul at your resort while enjoying the cool morning breeze from the tropical jungles. Unwind yourself in your resort’s infinity swimming pool, reading books on a daybed while enjoying the serenity and relaxing atmosphere, or go shopping at Ubud Market.
Please book your next day’s transfer to Alila Seminyak at the hotel’s front desk.
Optional Experience (Minimum of two participants)
Balinese Shaman Blessings and Tirta Empul: +$99 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, who has a long-standing reputation for healing physical and mental illnesses. Experience the ancient practice during your 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 and sash, and head to the Holy Spring to participate in a blessing ceremony. You may join the purifying blessing ceremony 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.
After the hotel checks out, take the hotel shuttle to Alila Seminyak, located in Seminyak along a pristine beach on Bali’s southwest coast, just steps from the Indian Ocean.
Unwind and sip a signature cocktail at the resort’s Beach Bar, the perfect spot to watch the sun dip into the Indian Ocean.
A free day to relax. Use your free time to explore the unique 15th century Pura Petitenget temple located next to the resort.
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, witness one of Bali’s most famous cultural performances, the Kecak Fire Dance. 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. After the tour, savor a barbecue seafood dinner at Jimbaran Bay.
Today is free at leisure, or spend the day relaxing at one of the resort’s swimming pools.
Optional Experience (minimum of two participants)
Pura Taman Ayun & Tanah Lot Temple Tour: +$49 per person
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 in the coastal side of the Beraban countryside. Tanah Lot Temple stands for earth (Tanah) and sea (Lot). It’s 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, transfer back to your hotel.
Seminyak is a beachy area with lots of fun and trendy cafes, designer boutiques, and art galleries. Take advantage of the hotel’s free shuttle service to explore Seminyak Square, a destination for fashionable shopping, a world-class dining scene, and notable nightlife.
BALI DEPARTURE (B)
Depart the resort and head to the airport to catch your return flight to the US.
Meals: B= Breakfast
Per person, based on double occupancy
|Departure Dates/Cities||Land Only||Los Angeles||San Francisco||New York||Solo Traveler Supplement|
|Mar 01 - Apr 28||$1,199||$1,899||$1,899||$1,899||$899|
|Apr 29 - May 22||$1,299||$1,999||$1,999||$1,999||$999|
|May 23 - Jul 24||$1,399||$2,199||$2,199||$2,199||$1,099|
|Jul 25 - Aug 15||$1,499||$2,299||$2,299||$2,399||$1,199|
|Aug 16 - 25||$1,499||$2,299||$2,299||$2,299||$1,199|
|Aug 26 - Sep 13||$1,399||$2,099||$2,099||$2,099||$1,199|
|Sep 14 - Oct 29||$1,299||$1,999||$1,999||$1,999||$1,099|
|Oct 30 - Dec 09||$1,199||$1,899||$1,899||$1,899||$899|
|Dec 10 - 16||$1,199||$2,099||$2,099||$2,099||$999|
|Dec 17 - 21||$1,399||$2,399||$2,399||$2,399||$1,299|
|Jan 06 - Mar 21||$1,199||$1,899||$1,899||$1,899||$899|