Bali & Gili Adventure

19 Days / 18 Nights

Bali & Gili Adventure

19 Days /18 Nights
Departures: January - December 2024

From $4,450 AUD
Trip Style
Independent Travel

Nature & Adventure

Departure city: Ubud, Indonesia
End city: Seminyak, Indonesia

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Discover incredible landscapes on this amazing trip through Bali and Gili Islands. Explore the lush rainforest and breathtaking beaches through diverse, exciting activities. Get stunning views of the abundant wildlife and snorkel in pristine waters with tropical fishes. Marvel at impressive Hindu temples and learn more about the local lifestyle with the visit of traditional villages.

Trip

Highlights

  • Hike to Mount Batur and experience a beautiful sunrise
  • Visit traditional villages such as Senaru and Sukarara
  • Explore the paradise Gili Islands
Trip

Inclusions

accommodation style
18 Nights Accommodation
in 2-star and 3-star hotels
Meals
18 breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
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Extras
Entrance fees
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Transport
Travel easily from A to B
Guide
English speaking guides for certain activities
  • International and domestic flights
  • Visa
  • Optional tours and other activities
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Government Environmental Fee
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions
Trip

Itinerary

Departure Time: Anytime

Duration: 19 days

 

Arrival in Denpasar and Transfer to Seminyak Welcome to Indonesia! Upon arrival, you will be picked up at the Denpasar Airport and transferred to your accommodation in Seminyak where you will have time to get settled in. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure chilling in the hotel, or begin your adventure by exploring the city, renowned for its vibrant life. If you feel hungry, head towards one of the many local restaurants. Overnight in Seminyak.

Seminyak Beach Day and Surf Lesson

 

Today is your first-day making memories on Indonesia's friendliest island, Bali! Renowned for its punchy shore breaks and long sandy beaches, Seminyak is where the party's at too! A vibrant beach scene that draws crowds for its diverse nightlife, great food and consistent waves. Soak up the sun on the lively beach of Seminyak and in the afternoon, enjoy a 2.5-hour surf lesson with a professional, friendly instructor. Then spend the rest of the evening free to chill. Overnight in Seminyak.

 

Meals: B

Tanah Lot, Ulun Danu Bratan and Bedugul Tour

 

After breakfast, you will spot the scenic rock formation off the Indonesian island of Bali, Tanah Lot. Marvel at this popular destination and see the ancient Hindu pilgrimage temple Pura Tanah Lot. Then, head towards the stunning botanical gardens of Bedugul. Continue your way to the traditional Candi Kuning Market, where you will find fresh fruit and vegetables and exotic flowers. Then, discover the beautiful water temple Ulun Danu, located on the shores of Lake Beratan. Admire this peaceful temple, dedicated to the Goddess of the Lake and which is very important for the rice farmers as its water provides an important source of irrigation. We will then return to Seminyak, passing by the fascinating Lake Beratan and Lake Buyan. Overnight in Seminyak.

 

Meals: B

Transfer to Jimbaran and Sunset Yoga Class

 

Enjoy your free morning at your leisure and check-out before being transferred to Jimbaran beach in the afternoon. Head to the beach for a few minutes walk for a sunset Yoga Class. Feel the beautiful sunset panorama and relax. After your yoga class, spend the rest of the day free to relax. Overnight in Jimbaran.

 

Meals: B

Pandawa Beach and Uluwatu Kecak Dance

 

Today, you will get the chance to discover the most famous beaches and temples in the South of Bali. You will first stop at the Magnificent Statue Garuda Wisnu Kencana. GWK for short is the name of a cultural park on Bali's hilly southern coast famous for the ongoing construction of a gigantic statue of Vishnu riding on the back of a "garuda" (a supernatural eagle-like being). You will continue your way towards the awesome Pandawa Beach and marvel at the high limestone hills and statues of Panca Pandawa tower. The angle within the limestone wall Pandawa there are five statues of the Pandavas whose height is 5 meters each with a width of 2.5 meters as a symbol of strength about this beach. After enjoying a beach day, continue the visit to Uluwatu temple, down the cliffs are very fascinating, chatting with wild monkeys. Witness one of the most famous cultural performances of the island, the Kecak dance, which tells the story of the epic Ramayana, under a beautiful sunset. Enjoy delicious seafood for dinner at Jimbaran before heading back to the hotel.

 

Meals: B, D

Ubud Full-Day Tour 

 

Today, you will leave Jimbaran and explore the marvels that Ubud has to offer. The first stop is Monkey Forest, also known as the Sacred Monkey Forest of Padangtegal, is one of Ubud's most popular attractions; a natural forest sanctuary that is home to a horde of grey long-tailed macaques. You will then stop at one of the most impressive archeological sites of Bali, the Gunung Kawi Temple complex, which comprises a collection of ancient shrine reliefs carved into the face of a rock cliff in central Bali. Continue your way to the famous Tegallalang Rice, where you will get the beautiful scenery of the terraced rice fields. You will finally head towards the beautiful Tegenungan Waterfall, where you will get the chance to swim and splash in its refreshing waters. Overnight in Ubud.

 

Meals: B

Ubud White Water Rafting

 

Enjoy a white water rafting adventure on the longest river in Bali, the Ayung River. After a thorough safety briefing, you'll pass through stunning scenery as you shoot thrilling Class 2-3 rapids in magnificent surroundings. The whitewater action is interspersed with Casual River cruising as you glide beneath the jungle canopy above. Overnight at Ubud.

Meals: B, L

Volcano Trekking 

 

This morning, you will be picked up very early at 02:00 am as you will join Batur Sunrise Trekking at Mount Batur! Climb a smoking volcano Trek around a magnificent crater and discover the tranquillity of Bali's rural life. It is a once in a lifetime experience to trek and admire the best sunrise on Bali's active Mt. Batur (1717 metres above sea level). After sunrise, you will trek back on the shore of Lake Batur.

 

Meals: B

Free Day in Ubud

 

Enjoy your free day exploring the Ubud centre on foot, visiting Ubud Art Market for some souvenirs, or spend 1-2 hours relaxing in a spa. Try some restaurants and cafés that mostly have hidden gems in their backyards, rice fields or river views to enjoy while you’re having lunch or dinner.

 

Meals: B

Transfer to Senggigi

 

Today, you will transfer to Senggigi by Fast Boat. Welcome to the paradisiac island of Lombok! While every year millions of tourists are attracted to Bali, many places on Lombok are still untouched and mass tourism is still unknown. Lombok offers many empty and often isolated beaches, friendly people, tasty food and fantastic nature. Your driver will drop you at the harbour, where you will catch a fast boat over to the island. Once you arrive you will transfer by minivan to your accommodation.

 

Spend the evening chilling by the beach with a beer or a cocktail!

Lombok Waterfall Tour

 

Today is packed full of fun activities to keep you very busy! After breakfast, head towards Malimbu cliff, where you will get stunning views of the Gili Islands and Bali’s Mount Agung. Then, you will stop at the Tanjung Traditional Market, a place where local people sell and buy their daily fresh food. Continue on to Senaru Village, where two of the most beautiful waterfalls lie beneath the mountain slopes of Mount Rinjani. Along the way, you will be enchanted by the beauty of the North district, with its green lush paddy fields and mountain views. Upon arrival at Senaru village, start your walk up to the waterfalls. The cool, fresh air and calming views will provide a comfortable resting point. Once you have explored the waterfalls and had some lunch, you will take a short visit to a traditional village, where mountain tribal life and the civilization of past centuries still exists.

 

Meals: B

Take a bus Lombok Island Day Tour

 

Today, you will get to know the traditions and the way of living in the local area. To begin, head to Banyumulek pottery village, where you can see local artisans making pottery with mountain clay. Then, continue to Sukerara, a hand-weaving village, stopping along the way at a traditional Kediri market where you can sample fresh fruit from a local vendor. Watch women practising a traditional hand weave; it is customary for all women in this village to know how to hand weave before their parents will allow them to marry. Next up is Rambitan, where a local guide escorts you around the village on foot and tells you about its history. To end this fantastic day, head down to Kuta Beach to relax by the beautiful ocean.

 

Meals: B

Pink Beach Day 

 

After breakfast, get the chance to discover one of the most unique beaches on Earth, Tangsi Beach, also known as Pink Beach. This beach is one of the seven beaches in the world and one of two beaches in Indonesia that has pink sand. This natural phenomenon comes from the mix of the original grains of white sand with pink coral fragments. The reflection of the sun on the sand and the sea makes the pink colour even more visible. This beach is completely off the beaten track with no shops, restaurants or hotels, so be ready for an afternoon of complete relaxation.

 

Meals: B

Transfer to Gili Trawangan 

 

After breakfast, you will be transferred from your hotel to the ferry port where you will take a boat to Gili Trawangan, the largest and most popular of the 3 Gilis, thanks to its well-established infrastructure that preceded the other two islands in the group: Meno and Air.

 

Get settled in your accommodation and relax by the swimming pool or explore the surroundings such as the gorgeous beaches. Head to the scenic Ombak viewpoint and witness a beautiful sunset. You will overnight in Gili Trawangan.

 

Meals: B

Gili Trawangan Island Hopping

 

Are you ready for a day of fun, swimming, snorkelling, turtles and some outstanding marine life? Head out to different locations by boat and experience the stunning ocean views above and below the water. Spend your day snorkelling, relaxing, or enjoying delicious food. Firstly, you will head to Gili Meno. Snorkel from the boat at Bounty Reef Garden and witness its vibrant reef garden and Pontoon wreck swarming with many types of tropical fish. Next, visit Gili Air for lunch and relax before experiencing more of the beautiful marine life on Gili Trawangan in your next snorkelling stop, prone for viewing turtles!

Meals: B

Island Bike Ride 

 

After breakfast, get yourself a bike and go exploring the incredible Gili Trawangan island. Cycle around the island and enjoy its beautiful scenery. We suggest stopping off along the way and exploring the local bars and restaurants.

 

Meals: B

Free day on Gili Trawangan

 

Enjoy your free day at your leisure. Get some rest, relax by your hotel swimming pool or soak up the sun at the beach. Overnight in Gili Trawangan.

 

Meals: B

Transfer to Seminyak

 

Today, you will leave the awesome Gili Trawangan island. You will transfer back to Bali by fast boat. Today is time to rest at Seminyak Area before heading home tomorrow. Seminyak is one of the hippest areas in Bali. Located by the beach is a great walking street by the waterfront, the atmosphere is laid back and it is the perfect place to chill.

 

Meals: B

Departure Day

 

After breakfast, you will have free time until check-out time. You will be transferred to the airport for your departure. We are sure you will bring a lot of beautiful memories from your trip to Bali and we wish you a safe journey ahead. See you next time!

 

Meals: B

19 Day Bali & Gili Adventure Map

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