Other departures: Manchester - £1705, Birmingham - £1679, Gatwick - £1635, Edinburgh - £1705, Cardiff - £1612.
Highlights: West Bali - North Bali - Ubud
Hotels: (or Similar)
Menjangan - Mimpi Resort Menjangan
Lovina - Aneka Lovina Villas & Spa
Candidasa -Puri Bagus Candidasa Resort
Ubud - Bali Spirit Hotel and Spa Itinerary: Day 1: Welcome to BALI! Arrival Morning flight to Bali
Drive to West Bali via Bedugul a mountain resort with its lush tropical vegetation, with the hairpin road crossing down the hill of Gitgit. Lunch will be provided en-route.
Accommodation: Mimpi Resort at Patio Room.
Meal: Lunch Day 2: West Bali to North Bali
Breakfast at the hotel. Snorkeling at Menjangan Island. The boundaries of the national park extend across the bay and include this small, unpopulated island and its coral reefs, said to have some of the finest diving in the archipelago. In the afternoon depart to Lovina (North Bali).
Accommodation: Aneka Lovina at Cottage.
Meal: Breakfast & Lunch Day 3:North Bali to East Bali
Early morning boat rides to the seas to see dolphins (local boat) until 07.30 am. Return to hotel for your leisurely B’fast. Depart from the hotel at 10.30 to visit Kintamani, a village located on the rim of Mt Batur Volcano, enjoy your Lunch at Kintamani Restaurant overlooking the crater and lake Batur. Lunch (food only) is included. After Lunch, visit Besakih, the biggest temple in Bali, then drive via Putung village with its beautiful scenery of terraced rice fields. Evening, arrive and check-in at East Bali hotel.
Accommodation: Puri Bagus Candidasa at Deluxe Garden View Room.
Meal: Breakfast & Lunch Day 4: East Bali to Ubud
B’fast at hotel and morning at leisure. After Lunch leaves Candidasa hotel for 2 hrs drive to Ubud. On the way, explore the east of Bali by visiting Tenganan Village, Goa Lawah stop at Klungkung to see Royal Court of Justice “Kerta Gosa”. Afternoon arrives and check-in Ubud Hotels.
Accommodation: Bali Spirit at Superior Room.
Meal: Breakfast Day 5: Ubud
Pick up from your hotel in Ubud for morning adventure cycling Mount Batur. Break away from the main roads and discover hidden Bali along the paths and trail leading down from the volcanic Mount Batur. Beginning with morning tea on the slopes of this still active volcano, the tour takes you down through sleepy villages, past ancient temples, and along leafy lanes through the rainforest that graces the mountain slopes. Evening picks up for UBUD EVENING TOUR. Spend an evening inland in Ubud, Bali’s artistic heart. There’s time to browse around the art galleries and craft shops and have dinner at one of the restaurants before watching one of the cultural performances listed on this page. When the regent of Ubud – Cokorda Gede Agung – founded painters co-operative, a dance troupe and a gamelan orchestra in the 1930s, his intention was to ensure the preservation and development of Balinese arts. Gradually, Ubud and neighboring Peliatan village became a mecca for painters, dancers, musicians, and writers alike. Even today, the gentle pace of life, the village atmosphere, the wholesome cooking of the eating houses, the wealth of Balinese culture and the quality crafts all prove irresistible to the discerning visitor. Entrance to one of the following cultural performances is included:
• Legong Dance – a selection of 5 or 6 short dances, usually including the dramatic Baris warrior dance. (Ubud & Peliatan dance troupes are particularly renowned for these dances). Every Monday at Ubud palace, 19.30hrs, Every Saturday at Pura Dalem Puri, 19.30hrs
• Ramayana Ballet – a classical dance re-enacting part of the Indian Ramayana epic.
Every Tuesday at Ubud Palace, 20.00hrs
• Wayang Kulit – Shadow Puppet Show at Oka Kartini’s. The Dalang puppeteer usually portrays the Indian epics over 8 to 10 hours, but this hour-long performance shows you the highlights. Every Sunday and Wednesday (20.00hrs). Dinner will be served at one local restaurant in Ubud
Accommodation: Bali Spirit at Superior Room
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Day 6: Departure
Enjoy the leisurely breakfast at your hotel, enjoy hotel facilities until check out or take the hotel shuttle to explore Ubud Central. Departure transfer from Ubud hotel to the Airport or to the South of Bali beach.
Meal: Breakfast Subject to Availability!