Kintamani Volcano Tours
Duration 8 Hours – 8.30am to 16.30pm
A rare chance to see one of few remaining active volcanoes, the Kintamani Volcano tour is one of Bali’s most popular. Opening with traditional Baron and Keris Balinese dances the tour moves through Celuk village where you can see a gold and silver smith at work, then on to Kemenuh village where you can watch a woodcarver at his craft. Continuing on to the mysterious Elephant Caves Temple, you will learn the fascinating history of this sacred meditation site for Buddhist and Hindu monks dating as far back as the 11th century.
Heading on through the Tampak Siring and Seribatu villages you’ll enjoy a brief stop for lunch (own expense) and then it’s on to the main attraction, Kintamani. After giving you plenty of time to appreciate this natural spectacle you’ll head back along the rice fields to Ubud’s Monkey Forest before visiting one of Bali’s most renowned art galleries where you will learn the fascinating history behind these works of art.
Ubud & Tanah Lot Tour
Duration 8 Hours – 12.00pm to 20.00pm
We take you on an afternoon journey through Ubud and Tanah Lot Temple. Passing through Bali’s renowned handicraft villages you can pick up fine gold and silver wear in Celuk, traditional wood carvings in Mas and authentic hand woven souvenirs in Batik. Ubud Monkey Forest provides the unique experience of walking among 140 Barbary macaques roaming freely in 60 acres of lush forest.
Continue on to Taman Ayun, the Royal Family Temple and gaze at its extraordinary architecture that dates all the way back to ‘Sad Bhuta Yaksa Dewa’ 1634 AD. The tour winds up at Tanah Lot Temple where you can watch Bali’s famous sunsets from high above the reef before returning to your hotel.
Ubud Cultural Tour
Duration 8 Hours – 09.00am to 17.00pm
Ubud is considered the cultural centre of fine arts and crafts in Bali. You will learn more about the silversmiths by visiting a working silver factory and Balinese art at a renowned gallery. Next stop is for lunch (at your own expense) at the Bridges Restaurant with its breathtaking views over the Tjampuhan River. After lunch, free time is available in Ubud town for one hour. At 3pm you will return to your resort via a visit to the Monkey Forest.
East Bali Tour
Duration 9 Hours – 08.00am to 17.00pm
This tour to East Bali visits interesting and unique landmarks within this area.
Travel to the region of Klung Klung and in particular Kertha Gosa. The Balinese style buildings were used as the hall of justice in the early 1900’s. The amazing drawings lining the ceiling were drawn as warnings to not commit crime. Next is a visit to Goa Lawah, the Bat Cave Temple which is still in use today. Drive onto Padang Bai, an attractive coastal town used as one of Bali’s ports. Lunch (additional cost) and swimming is available at the beautiful setting of Bloo Lagoon Resort. Afterward travel to the Tirta Gangga Water Palace, still used today by regional royalty as a place for bathing and relaxation. The return journey passes through the volcanic area and Mount Agung, the highest mountain in Bali.
Singaraja – North Bali Tour
Duration 10 Hours – 09.00am to 19.00pm
A full day tour through Bali’s north coast region, Singaraja along with a stop at the popular Lovina Beach. Heading north from Denpasar you’ll make your way along the winding mountains to Taman Ayun, the Royal Family Temple. This ancient temple features amazing architecture and is dated at 1634 AD according to ‘Sad Bhuta Yaksa Dewa’ the date stamp carved on the door. Moving on to the local flower and fruit markets of Bedugul village, the tour then visits Ulun Danu Temple and Mt Batukaru, an ancient crater that now holds Lake Beratan.
The native monkeys are an amusing sight as they beg for food through the lush jungle on the way to the cascading Gitgit waterfall. Winding your way back down the mountain to reach Lovina’s beach village you’ll make a brief stop for lunch (own expense) before continuing on to the hot springs. The journey back to your hotel provides a stunning vision of Bali’s rice fields and hill gardens that seem to stretch forever.
Besakih Mother Temple & Ubud Tour
Duration 9 Hours – 08.00am to 17.00pm
Enroute to Besakih you will stop at one of the oldest religious places in Bali, Gunung Kawi which contains tombs built to honour an 11th Century King. Then onto the Mother Temple of Bali, Besakih which sits at an altitude of over one thousand feet, on the volcanic slopes of Mount Agung. Besakih is comprised of 23 separate but related temples and is the most important temple for the Balinese Hindu Religion. A lunch stop is made at Bridges Restaurant in Ubud (own expense) and you will then have approximately 1 ½ hours free time to explore this famous township. The journey home will be via the famous rice terraces.
Uluwatu & Jimbaran Bay Tour
Duration 6 Hours – 16.00pm to 22.00pm
Kicking off on Bali’s south west tip with Uluwatu’s 10th century Pura Luhur temple, the high cliff tops and views out over the sea provide stunning photos and are the perfect vantage point for viewing Bali’s majestic sunsets. Noted not only for its enviable location, Uluwatu is also home to Pura Uluwatu, one of Bali’s oldest temples.
Moving onto Jimbaran, the stunning bay with crystal waters and multi-coloured boats moored along the shore add to the charm of this fishing village. Here you can dine at one of the many traditional waterfront seafood restaurants (own expense) serving delicious meals sourced from Bali’s biggest seafood market offering the widest range of fresh seafood available anywhere in Bali.
Bali Subak UNESCO World Heritage Tour
Duration 13 Hours – 07.00am to 19.30pm
The heritage listed cultural landscape of Bali consists of five rice terraces and their water temples which cover 19,500 ha. To see it all requires a full day with an early start as you will be embarking on a tour which covers much of inland Bali. Heading north, the first stop is the Subak Landscape of Pakerisan Watershed. The Pakerisan watershed boasts many majestic archaeological sites, including Gunung Kawi, the royal tombs of ancient Balinese kings.
Continuing further north you reach the Supreme Water Temple of Pura Ulun Danu Batur. The Pura Ulun Danu Batur is one of the two most important water temples in Bali, located at the rim of Lake Batur, a crater lake off the side of Mount Batur. From the vantage point at Jatiluwih, enjoy views of the beautiful Bali valley, rice terraces and traditional houses built in the middle of the rice paddy. This destination provides magnificent views of the unfolding rice paddy in the area of west Bali.
Venturing south with a final stop at Pura Taman Ayun, The Royal Temple of Mengwi, which is one of the most important temples in Bali. Built in 1634 by a King of the Mengwi dynasty, this impressive complex stands on an island in a river, its inner temple surrounded by a moat. Pura Taman Ayun was built as a series of garden terraces with courtyards on different levels.