Bali Island Vacation: Experience The Culture and Beauty of Bali in 2 Weeks
Bali is renowned globally for its paradise looking coastline, stunning waterfalls, and rice paddies. The mountain areas are often explored however staying there is what most people would skip. If you wish to experience the countryside and it’s hidden gems, then our Bali island vacation is your perfect bet!
A Brief Look at the Bali Tour
(Day 1): Arrival in Jimbaran
(Day 2): Jimbaran Exploration
(Day 3): Traveling to Ubud
(Day 4): Guided Tour of Ubud
(Day 5): Exploring Ubud
(Day 6): One Day Tour of De Klumpu
(Day 7): Heading to Munduk
(Day 8): Walking Tour of Munduk
(Day 9): More Time in Munduk
(Day 10): Venturing to Candidasa
(Day 11): Guided Tour of Candidasa
(Day 12): Enjoy Activities in Candidasa
(Day 13): Cultural Tour of Candidasa
(Day 14): Departure Back Home
Places To Visit
Jimbaran, Ubud, De Klumpu, Munduk, Candidasa
Our private tours typically range from $500 - $1000 per person/per night depending on chosen hotels and room categories, vehicles used, types of tours, flight cost, time of year and other factors. Make an inquiry for a customized trip quote.
Today you begin your Bali voyage as you board your international flight to Denpasar.
Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your private guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel in nearby Jimbaran.
Day 2: Jimbaran Exploration
Jimbaran is a conventional seaside town in Bali and you will discover golden sands that lead to limestone cliffs. The town is a surf spot with a selection of beaches dispersed around the area, though it is undoubtedly famous for its seafood restaurants.
This morning, enjoy your first day fully on the island relaxing and exploring the local area. Visit the center of Ubud and the popular monkey forest.
Day 3: Traveling to Ubud
Get ready for a private guided tour today that provides you a distinctive insight into Ubud and the Balinese culture. This tour takes you away from Ubud's crowded tourist areas so as to offer you an authentic insight and experience. During the tour, you will have the chance to connect with local people who live and work here.
Day 4: Guided Tour of Ubud
Spiritual healing practices are a huge part of Balinese life. In Ubud, medieval traditional practices co-exist with the modern ones. Today, you will have a guided tour to places that will give you a captivating insight into these Balinese customs. In the evening, experience a traditional Balinese Kecak dance performance accompanied by your guide. According to an ancient Hindu story, this traditional dance performance is a spectacle to behold as actors decked in traditional costumes re-narrate the story while a chorus of men chants and sway around them.
Day 5: Exploring Ubud
Today, you get to enjoy one of the many activities that are on offer in Ubud. Visit the local monkey forest, one of the area's many characterful temples and take a cycling tour or enjoy a private yoga class in a quiet setting overlooking a river.
Day 6: One Day Tour of De Klumpu
This morning, you will leave Ubud and traverse to a small eco-resort located on the outskirts of a traditional Balinese village. Away from the crowds, this place offers an authentic insight into Balinese life in the countryside.
About 1 hour from your hotel lies one of the country's most spectacular volcanoes, Mount Batur. The active volcano has a breathtaking setting within a vast ancient caldera next to a lake and hot springs. Numerous craters over time have formed on the volcano. If you wish, you can trek to one of the lower craters which offer sweeping views of the caldera and at times radiates steam and gases from tiny vents in the crater wall. As the sun sets, you will get to enjoy eggs that are being cooked in the soil beneath you before you return back to your hotel.
Day 7: Heading to Munduk
Today you will be transferred to the peaceful highlands village of Munduk, an area situated off the main tourist trail famous for its views, walking trails and waterfalls. On your way to Munduk, you will stop for a cycle ride through the terraces of rice-fields at Jatiluwih which have been conserved as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will get to visit one of Bali's most iconic temples, Pura Bratan once featured on one of the Indonesian Rupiah notes.
Day 8: Walking Tour of Munduk
If you are an adventure lover, then today is yours. Have a unique experience of the surrounding scenery by exploring the area in an off-road dirt buggy! The tour also includes stops for a paddle in a typical wooden canoe, a walk through the serene rainforest as well as an insight into the area's coffee production. There are other tours available as well for the ones who would prefer not to ride in an off-road dirt buggy.
Day 9: More Time in Munduk
Today is free for you to enjoy the area at leisure. You can join one of the local guided walks, visit some of the majestic local waterfalls, go horse-riding or relish some of the country's best canyoning.
Day 10: Venturing to Candidasa
Today, your guide will pick you up in the morning for your transfer to the small coastal town of Candidasa, situated on Bali's eastern coast. Later in the evening, you will visit a small market town where you will have the chance to eat like a local at the town's night market under the guidance of a local food guide.
Day 11: Guided Tour of Candidasa
Today, your private guide will take you on a brief walk through a local village before you get a chance to try your hand at a Balinese cooking course and that too at a venue that overlook the surrounding countryside and rice fields.
Day 12: Enjoy Activities in Candidasa
Today is yours entirely to either relax or enjoy activities in the area. Your resort has an on-site diving operator who can organize local diving and snorkeling activities for you.
Day 13: Cultural Tour of Candidasa
Get ready for a guided tour today of some of East Bali's cultural and historic sites. As an additional twist, the tour will take place in an old convertible VW jeep that will allow you to enjoy the passing scenery! The tour will end with a picnic lunch in the distinctive setting of a royal water palace.
Day 14: Departure Back Home
Today morning, after breakfast, your guide will pick you up from the hotel lobby for your transfer back to Denpasar Airport for your international flight back home.
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