Bali Grand Tour

15 days from £1625 pp

The combination of the culture and the natural beauty of the beaches, lakes, mountains and the stunning man made rice terraces have became the special mark of the island. The Bali grand tour combines staying by the beaches of Jimbaran and Pemuteran; the beautiful nature of Munduk; the black sandy beaches of Lovina, Amed and Candi Dasa; and exploring Ubud which is the central cultural and traditional part of Bali.

Day 1 - Arrival in Jimbaran

Your private driver and English-speaking guide will give you a warm welcome when you land in Bali. You will then be transferred to your hotel in Jimbaran area which is only 20 minutes drive from the airport. Villa Balquisse is very original in style and only a short walk from a beautiful sandy beach and a number of seafood restaurants.

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Day 2&3 - Jimbaran

Relax at the hotel, take a stroll on the beach or take part in one of our trips and activities such as:

  • Dramatic Kecak Uluwatu with Dinner (visit Uluwatu cliff temple, watching an exotic Balinese dance show during sunset, and seafood BBQ dinner in Jimbaran)
  •  Sunset Tanah Lot (visit  holy monkey forest, Taman Ayun royal temple, and sea temple)

Day 4 - JIMBARAN – TABANAN – BATUKARU – JATILUWIH – BEDUGUL – MUNDUK

Embark on a full day sightseeing tour which starts at 08.30 AM heading to Lovina in North Bali. First you will head to Tabanan area to experience the local’s way of trading by visiting the market. Further into the inner region, you will visit another important temple dating back to 11th century, Pura Luhur Batukaru. You will then visit Jatiluwih, famed for the stunning terraces of rice paddies nestled in the shadow of Mount Batukaru. The Jatiluwih rice fields have been named a UNESCO Cultural Landscape. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Next will be Ulun Danu Temple, situated in the plateau area at the lakeside of Beratan. Continue with a scenic drive passing the twin lakes of Buyan Tamblingan, stop and admire the beautiful panorama. Then drive towards Munduk, which is a tiny village on a hill road surrounded by breathtaking views, popular with its plantations such as cocoa, vanillas, coffee, and cloves. Afterwards, transfer to your hotel. Stay at Munduk Moding Plantation.

Day 5 - Munduk

Stay at the hotel and enjoy its facilities including complimentary trekking on Munduk Moding  working coffee plantation

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Day 6 - Munduk - Pemuteran

After breakfast, drive to Pemuteran Village in the North West of Bali which takes you through Mayong with beautiful views of the rice terraces. En route visit Munduk Waterfall. Along the way you can see majestic ferns, coffee, cacao, clove and many more native plants you might have heard of but never seen before. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Next, drive to Pemuteran to visit the Atlas Pearl Farm. Afterwards, transfer to your hotel at Amertha Bali Villas located on the secluded Pemuteran Beach.

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Day 7 - Pemuteran - Lovina

Around lunchtime, drive eastwards to visit Brahma Vihara Arama, also known as “Banjar Buddhist Monastery” which is the biggest Buddhist temple in Bali located on a hill with peaceful surroundings over viewing Lovina Beach. Then proceed to Banjar hot springs enjoying a recreational and therapeutic experience. Drive to the hotel in Lovina afterwards. Accommodation at Rumah Cantik.

 

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Day 8 - Dolphin Tour Lovina - Amed

Rise early for an unforgettable dolphin encounter. At 05.30 am, get onboard a traditional outrigger to welcome the morning sun while watching the friendly dancing dolphins. You will be transferred back to the hotel for your breakfast then check out and start your sighseeing tour towards Amed. Visit Beji Temple in Singaraja. Followed with a visit to a Hindu temple dedicated to Meduwe Batara Karang (God of the soil). The locals come here to pray for a rich harvest in the surrounding plantations. Then, drive towards Amed, a small fishing village on the Eastern shores of Bali. Arrive at the hotel and enjoy some free time. Accommodation at Palm Garden Amed.

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Day 9 - Amed

Enjoy an entire day at leisure in the surroundings of Amed. Famed for its beaches lined with outrigger fishing boats, Amed offers a haven of rest for those wanting to escape the crowds. Diving and snorkelling are among Amed’s most popular activities. Equipment for snorkelling can be rented from the hotel and staff can point you to the most appealing spots to view life under water. The empty beaches of Amed are great for quiet sunbathing or you might like to simply enjoy the pool and facilities of your hotel.

Day 10&11 - Amed - Candidasa

On the way to Candidasa, visit the picturesque surroundings of Tirta Gangga and its most distinctive feature – the Water Palace, which was built in 1946 by the King of Karangasam. Lunch will be served at Bali Asli, which is nestled in the foot hills of Mount Agung, Bali’s most sacred mountain, surrounded by rice fields. Then visit of Puri Agung Karangasem or Karangasem Palace . Proceed to Taman Ujung Sukasada which used to be a resting place or guest house for respected noble families or foreign official guests of Karangasem Kingdom. Afterward drive to Candidasa for check in at the Puri Bagus Candidasa.

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Day 12 - Candidasa - Ubud

Your sightseeing tour starts at 09.00  heading to Ubud. First stop is at Tenganan village, one of Bali’s most ancient villages existing before the arrival of Hinduism. Then to Goa Lawah temple, the bat cave which dates back to the 11th century. Also visit the Kusamba local fishing village. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Ubud. The journey continue to Ubud, on the way you will stop at Monkey Forest Sanctuary as home of long-tailed Macaques. Transfer to your hotel in Ubud afterwards.

Day 13&14 - Ubud

Relax at the Komaneka at Bisma and enjoy its facilities. Otherwise if you are interested, you can  join one of our optional tours or other activities such as:

  • The Heart of Bali (visit of Tabanan market, Batukaru temple, Jatiluwih, Angseri hot spring, Ulundanu Beratan Temple )        
  •  Ubud Shopping Spree (visit batik workshop, silver jewellery workshop, eggshell painting, woodcarvers and Shalimar gallery)  
  • Pure Ubud (Bali Bird Park, Desa Batuan temple, Ubud Market, Goa Gajah and Penataran Sasih temple)
  • Ubud Galleries & Museums (visit ARMA museum, Puri Lukisan, Neka art museum and Antonio Blanco museum) 
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Day 15 - Ubud - Airport

You have time to relax until the departure time and  arrange last minute shopping. At the appropriate time, our guide will pick you up and escort you to the Denpasar International Airport.

Details

This itinerary costs from £1625 per person B&B based on 2 sharing and including all private transfers,  all entrance fees and donations as per itinerary; English speaking guide during sightseeing transfers, all taxes and service charges

Surcharges apply in peak and high seasons.

All prices correct at the time of writing.  Give us a call or send an email to discuss your requirements and get a confirmed price. Please remember this is a sample itinerary and we are happy to modify it to suit your plans.  We can add or remove days and look at different places to stay.

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