Trip Name: Indonesia- The Paradise of Bali & Lombok Island
Trip Date: Friday April 14th 2017
Trip Length: 12 days
Destination Continent: Asia
Destination Country: Indonesia
Tour Fee: $2990
Tour ID: 130622T4d69
Upfront Deposit: $300
Welcome to Bali! The mere mention of Bali evokes thoughts of a paradise. It's more than a place; it's a mood, an aspiration, a tropical state of mind. Bali is the perfect island paradise due to its pristine beaches, colorful reefs, and active volcanoes. Continue your journey to Lombok Island, blessed with exquisite white-sand beaches, epic surf, a lush forested interior, and hiking trails through tobacco and rice fields.
Whether you fancy for a deep ocean snorkeling, an adventurous river rafting, a waterfall discovery, a pristine beach experience, a history retreat to the ancient temples, or more, our trip to Indonesia will be most satisfying!
DAY 01: BALI ARRIVAL - UBUD
Upon arrival in Bali airport then meet and greet with your guide at Bali airport then transfer to your hotel in UBUD for check in and overnight stay.
Indonesia is the world's fourth most populous nation covers more than 17,000 islands, that stretch for more than 4,161km (3,200 mi) from the pacific to the Indian Ocean. This is the world's largest archipelago, with an astonishing array of cultures. Today Indonesia's 220 million people--Asmat, Balinese, Batak, Dayak and on down through the alphabet--speak more than 300 languages!
DAY 02: UBUD WALKING- UBUD TOUR (B,L)
Todday, we have a walking tour of about one hour or so. In a beautiful location on a plateau overlooking rice terraces and river valleys, a small cafe - Warung Bodag Maliah is in the middle of a big organic farm belonging to the popular Sari Organic Brand. The most fun is getting there. Look for a little track off JI Raya Ubud that goes past Abangan Bungalow, then follow the signs along footpath for another 800m. Once you are walking through the lush rice fields, you can keep heading north as long as your interest or endurance lasts. Look for little offshoot trails to either side that lead to small rivers. We then visit Ubud Monkey Forest is a small tropical forest where you can see the group of monkeys live there. Lunch will provided at local restaurant. The local resident believe that these monkeys are protecting their forest. Finally visit Ubud Traditional Art Market where the life style is not far different from other markets available in the tourism area. This market serves as a socioeconomics center of Ubud and it is apposite to the existence of Ubud Empire that is called Puri Saren. Back to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 03: WHITE WATER RAFTING AT AYUNG RIVER (B,L)
Today, after breakfast at Hotel. we go for White River Rafting at Ayung River. As you carve through some of Bali’s most appealing landscape, the Ayung River provides a thrill that begins the moment you push of from the riverbanks. As you switch between Class I and II rapids, you will wind through deep valleys with cascading waterfalls and towering cliffs of prehistoric significance. On the more leisurely stretches through tropical forests, you will see Hindu shrines that are brightly decorated on ceremonial days of prayer. Just as you think it is all coming to an end, the unpredictable Ayung River propels your raft into yet another rapid. Visually spectacular rafting trip down the Ayung River is made even more enjoyable and comfortable by the brand new industry leading, safety approved equipment. This adventure for guests of all ages is a mixture of wild excitement, breathtaking views and well guided, informative, sightseeing. Lunch is included and will be served at Restaurant at finish point of rafting. Back to hotel in the afternoon for having rest and overnight stay.
DAY 04: UBUD- BESAKIH TEMPLE- CANDIDASA (B,L)
Today, after breakfast at the hotel, you can spend the morning at your leisure or take an elephant safari.
Optional Activity- ELEPHANT SAFARI:
In the morning, you can join an Elephant Safari. Get up close an personal with elephant in a beautiful tropical park setting. The experience of sitting high atop an elephant in a teak wood chair, through the cool jungle of Taro, is an experience you'll never forget. Elephants can be seen immersing themselves in the park lake, in between riding, painting or other activities. Hand feed them, touch them, take photos with them, then learn more about the Elephants ancestry and diversity at the park's historical and graphic displays. The Park's exclusive museum contains the only full size mammoth skeleton replica in the Southern Hemisphere.
In the afternoon, we continue our journey to south of Bali . On our way, we will visit Kerta ghosa then continue to mother temple Besakih and on the way down we stop to visit Tirta Ganngga palace. In the evening, we arrive at Candidasa for our accommodation and overnight stay.
DAY 05: FREE PROGRAM (B)
Today, after breakfast at your hotel, you can spend the whole day at your own leisure. You can do snorkeling or diving at Candidasa areas.
Optional Activity- SUBMARINE ODYSSEY:
For those interested, we take a tour to Padang or Amuk bay for a submarine ‘ODYSSEY’ to explore underwater marine lives' of Bali ocean.
DAY 06: CANDIDASA- GILI TRAWANGAN (B)
After breakfast at hotel, we transfer to Padang bay harbor to get fast boat to Gili Trawangan (Lombok) around 1,5 hrs. Then, we arrive in Gili trawangan and check in hotel. You can spend the rest of the day at your own leisure. We stay overnight at hotel in Gili trawangan.
DAY 07: SNORKELING GILI ISLANDS (B,L)
Today, after breakfast at the hotel, we will pick you up at your hotel lobby at 8:30am then drive you to Nipah beaches the nearest port through Gili Islands, upon arrival at Gili Trawangan your guide and boat captain will drop you off to Gili Trawangan for Snorkeling and enjoy the Gili Trawangan atmosphere, you will have the chance to discover the Gili T at your own leisure time as we will be at Gili Trawangan for about 3 hours. Then we will take you to Gili Meno to find shallow water for Snorkeling from the boat, our snorkeling point is at turtle point, bounty port reef, etc. After enjoying the snorkeling then we will drop you off to Gili Air for Lunch. After Lunch, you will play and have fun with bunch of colorful fishes, do snorkeling off the boat and feeding the fishes, let them play around you, or you could discover the Gili Air at your leisure time by renting push bike then cycling around the island or take Cidomo horse cart to do sightseeing on the at your own leisure time. Return to hotel.
DAY 08: GILI TRAWANGAN- SENGGIGI LOMBOK (B)
Today, after breakfast at our hotel, then we proceed cross to Lombok Island by boat to Teluk Kode, then continue drive to the Senggigi area for your accommodation and overnight stay.
DAY 09: KUTA & SOUTH LOMBOK TOUR (B,L)
Today, your first stop will be at Banyumulek Village, one of many pottery village where clay pots for daily use, unique in style and high in quality is by hand made. Then we go on to Sukerare Village, where you see a tradition of weaving in action. They weave gold and silver thread to be traditional Songket and Ikat cloth with very simple looms. Rambitan/Sade, a traditional sasak village located on the hill, 8 km from Kuta beach of lombok. This village shows you the unique way of life of the "Sasaks" the native inhabitants of Lombok. Kuta Beach / Tanjung Aan, both are situated on southern coast of Lombok, just 5 kilometers apart. these white sandy beaches with clear turquoise water are perfect for swimming and sun bathing.
DAY 10: SENDANG GILA WATERFALL (B,L)
Today, we visit GUNUNGSARI; a daily market where people sell and buy variety of daily needs, PUSUK monkey forest and rice fields; one of the densest tropical reserve rain forests in Lombok. It has a fantastic ocean view and there is friendly monkeys playing on the roadside, it’s definitely worth a stop. SEGENTER; a traditional Sasak house, SENDANG GILE; the highest waterfall in Lombok, MALIMBU CLIFF, the best cliff to view the sunset on the western coastline of Lombok (subject to weather conditions), on the way back to Hotel.
DAY 11: KUTA- NARMADA- LINGSAR (B,L)
Today, we have a full day tour visiting Narmada and Lingsar temples. The summer Narmada Palace of the former Balinese King Anak Agung Gede Ngurah from Karang Asem Bali, built in 1727. The name “Narmada” was derived from the name of a holy river in India. It also means “tear” or “unknown water”. Narmada was built for worshipping the Hindu God, SIWA. Pura Lingsar was built in 1714. It is the oldest and holiest temple in Lombok, owned by both Hindus and Moslem Waktu Telu. Lunch in restaurant outside hotel, Back to hotel.
DAY 12: LOMBOK- DEPARTURE (B)
Today, after breakfast, we transfer to Lombok International airport for your flight back home.
After making your trip reservation, on My Account page, you can add any of below supplements to your trip.
An option to have your own room at the hotel while being on the trip and enjoy the total privacy.
On this trip supplement, you join an Elephant Safari. Get up close an personal with elephant in a beautiful tropical park setting. The experience of sitting high atop an elephant in a teak wood chair, through the cool jungle of Taro, is an experience you'll never forget. Elephants can be seen immersing themselves in the park lake, in between riding, painting or other activities. Hand feed them, touch them, take photos with them, then learn more about the Elephants ancestry and diversity at the park's historical and graphic displays. The Park's exclusive museum contains the only full size mammoth skeleton replica in the Southern Hemisphere.
A rare opportunity to explore the deep-sea creatures by taking a tour to Padang or Amuk bay for a submarine ‘ODYSSEY’ to explore underwater marine lives' of Bali ocean.