Simply Bali, Private Tour

Simply Bali, Private Tour

  • 8 Days
  • From : Ubud
  • To : Seminyak
  • Private
  • Guide : English, Spanish, French, Italian
  • Minimum age : 10 Years Old

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Discover the natural beauty of Bali in this eight-day tour. Visit temples surrounded by the sea, lost in rainforests, on the shores of beautiful lakes and the slopes of volcanoes. Start your adventure in Ubud the art centre of Bali. Travel through breath-taking landscapes to discover rural Balinese villages and local culture. Watch colourful and exciting performances and admire local crafts. Mingle with the locals in the markets full of colour and fragrance. This trip offers the perfect balance of included and optional activities along with leisure time to enjoy Bali.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Ubud: Known as the arts and crafts centre of the island, Ubud is a place where tradition is particularly important, and temple festivals happen almost daily.

Batubulan: watch exciting local performances before heading to other villages to learn about their crafts and culture. 

Kintamani: An area with exotic charm, home to still active Volcano Batur and crater lake below.

Bedugul: Beautiful mountain village with Botanical Gardens and fresh market. Enjoy your lunch at a private retreat before boarding a traditional boat on the Lake Bratan home to one of Bali’s most romantic shrines the Ulun Danu Temple.

Uluwatu: Watch breath taking sunset at the Uluwatu Temple, home to hundreds monkeys while listening to a magical ambience of the Kecak dance performance.

Seminyak: Located at the southern tip of Bali, the area offers many luxury hotels, villas and spas, as well as high-end shopping and restaurants.

What’s included?

TOUR GUIDE:

  • Operated with an English-speaking guide throughout the tour
  • Spanish, French or Italian-speaking guide upon an additional cost (optional extra)

ACCOMMODATION:

  • 7 nights’ accommodation

MEALS:

  • 7 Breakfasts
  • 2 Lunches (Day 2, 3)
  • 1 Dinner (Day 6)

TRANSPORT:

  • Air-conditioned private transport from/to the airport
  • Air-conditioned private transport throughout the tour

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:

  • All entrance fee and activities indicated in the itinerary: Batu Bulan village, Barong Dance, Goa Gajah Cave, Kintamani and Tegalalang village (Day 2); Taman Ayun Temple, Bedugul village, Lake Bratan with botanical gardens and fresh market, traditional boat, Ulun Danu Temple and Tanah Lot Temple on (Day 3); Uluwatu Temple and Kecak Dance performance (Day 6)

OTHER:

  • Meet & greet at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar (Day 1)

Exclusions

  • Visa arrangements. 
  • International / domestic flights.
  • Meals other than mentioned above.
  • Optional Tours.
  • Camera/video entrance fees.
  • Personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone, tips etc).
  • Travel insurance.
  • Other services not clearly indicated in the package inclusions above.

Please note

  • Local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the tour contents without prior notice.

What do I need to bring?

Comfortable and light clothing is the most suitable for travelling in Bali. Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing when visiting temples, religious or official buildings. Sun protection, sun glasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay.

Accommodation options

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Day 1 – 3 Ubud:

  • Superior Hotel Category = Green Field Ubud Resort or similar 4*

Day 4 – 8 Seminyak:

  • Superior Hotel Category = Harris Seminyak or similar 4*

Cancellation policy

    Once ordered, this tour cannot be cancelled or refund or amended at any circumstances.

Day 1 :  ARRIVAL AT DENPASAR – UBUD (36km – 1hr)

Arrive at Ngurah Rai international airport in Denpasar the capital of Bali, “The Island of thousand temples”. You will be met in the arrival hall by your tour guide and transferred to your hotel in Ubud where you can spend the rest of the day at leisure. Ubud is well known as the center of art of Bali, geographically located in the center of the island, it is home of many famous artists both native and foreign. Ubud spreads its charm through art, especially painting, but the laid back surrounding atmosphere in every corner of this beautiful village is not less worthy to be pursued. 

Overnight in Ubud.

Day 2 :  UBUD – GOA GAJAH – KINTAMANI – TEGALALANG – UBUD (90km – 8hrs)

Enjoy your breakfast before the pick up from the hotel at 9:00 am. Our first stop is the village of the Stone Carvers called Batu Bulan to watch the colourful and exciting Barong & Kris Dance that tells the story about the eternal fight between good and evil, a Hindu epic from the Mahabrata story. After the performance, we will travel northeast, encompassing a cross-section of the entire island of Bali, from the palm-fringed shores of the lowlands to the towering mountains. We visit the famous village of the woodcarvers, to watch the workers enfolding the intricate designs from the many varieties of woods and a visit to the renowned village of silver and goldsmiths. Then, we visit the Elephant Cave called Goa Gajah. It is one of the historical sites, a complex built in the 11th century. The next stop will bring you to Kintamani, to enjoy the spectacular views of Mount Batur with ribbons of black lava running down from peak into the valley below. The crater is holy and a sanctuary at the top dedicated to the fertility Goddess. Lake Batur lies serene and shimmering against the backdrop of the mountains. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. The return journey brings us to see beautiful rice terraces at Tegallalang, the last stop will be in Ubud, the village of the artists and dancers. You will arrive back to the hotel at around 05:00 pm.

Overnight in Ubud.

Day 3 :  UBUD – TAMAN AYUN – BEDUGUL – TANAH LOT – UBUD (136km – 8hrs)

Breakfast at the hotel. You will be picked up at 9:00 am to start the day with a visit to Taman Ayun, the Royal Temple of Mengwi. Built in 1634, this very impressive temple is Bali’s most sacred, surrounded by a wide moat that creates the sensation as if you are standing in the middle of the lake. From there, continue on to Bedugul. This pleasant mountain village is located on Lake Bratan and you will visit its Botanical gardens and fresh market. Due to its higher altitude and cooler weather, Bedugul is Bali’s agricultural center for vegetables. Afterwards, enjoy your set menu lunch at a local private retreat by the lake, which is now open for the public. At the end of your lunch, take a short walk to the shore of the lake and then board a traditional boat or Jukung for a short paddle to reach the Ulun Danu Temple. You will discover this magnificent water temple from a different angle. See the temple from the distance standing proudly on the lake. At the end of the day, you will head to Tanah Lot Temple, Bali’s most photographed. The temple is perched on a little rocky islet that is inaccessible during high tides. After visiting Tanah Lot your driver will take you back to your accommodation.

Overnight in Ubud.

Day 4 :  UBUD – SEMINYAK (34km – 2hrs)

Breakfast at the hotel and free time at leisure until check out time. You will be picked up at 12:00 pm for your transfer to Seminyak. You will arrive at around 02:00 pm for check-in and rest of the day at leisure. 

Overnight in Seminyak.

Day 5 :  SEMINYAK

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and free day at leisure. Enjoy the hotel facilities, relax by the pool reading your book or just listen to your favourite music playlist. Alternatively, you can choose to go on one of the following Optional Tours (not included).

Rural Bali Life Scene

Pick up time: 09:00 am

Visit Guliang Kawan Village for a traditional Balinese breakfast. Next, stroll through the village streets to discover the daily life of the Balinese people and see the art of making the beautiful Balinese Canang Sari. Then, continue to see how the elderly Balinese people make palm wine Tuak with a chance to taste it. Proceed to a blacksmith’s house and see how they produce Balinese traditional tools before continuing to the next house where you will see a Balinese man making a traditional hat. Experience and learn how the farmers work in the rice fields. A delicious lunch will be served on a hut facing the rice fields. Proceed to Penglipuran, a small Balinese village that preserved their traditional architectural housing.

Return time: 05:00 pm

Intro to Balinese Cuisine

Pick up time: 09:00 am

Before arriving in Guliang Kawan Village, stop at a traditional local market where you will purchase the ingredients of today class such as spices, vegetables etc. Next, enjoy a Cooking Class, which offers a fascinating introduction to the exotic ingredients and unique culture of Balinese food. After your lunch, which is served on a hut facing the rice fields, you might join in a rural activity that allows you to experience how the farmers work in the rice fields.

Return time: 05:00 pm

Rural Cycling

Pick up time: 09:00 am

Transfer to Bongkasa village where your bicycle is ready to take you to explore the peaceful surroundings. A safety briefing will conduct by your professional cycling guide. Set off on your 2 hours cycling adventure through untouched rice terraces and villages dotted with traditional houses and temples. Stop to meet friendly locals, take photos of scenic spots and learn about the local culture. Reaching the finish point, the vehicles are standing by to take you to Puri Taman Sari, a traditional Balinese compound owned by a member of the royal family of Mengwi. Here you will enjoy your traditional Balinese lunch.

Return time: 05:00 pm

Overnight in Seminyak.

Day 6 :  SEMINYAK – PECATU – JIMBARAN – SEMINYAK (55km – 6hrs)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and morning free at leisure. In the afternoon, you will be picked up at 03:00 pm and drive to Uluwatu a beautiful holy temple at the southern tip of Bali, an exquisite monument perched above the sea. The temple and surrounding is the home of hundreds of monkeys which are considered the guardians for the locals. Enjoy the best Bali’s sunset experience, a romantic atmosphere with a golden colour of the far horizon while listening to the chanting of the hundred Balinese performing the most popular dance in Bali, Kecak. The performance tells the story of an eternal love tale between Rama and Shinta. Back to your vehicle for a short transfer to Jimbaran to end the day with a hearty fresh grilled seafood dinner. Then, return to your hotel where you will arrive at approx. 09:00 pm. 

Overnight in Seminyak.

Day 7 :  SEMINYAK

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and free day at leisure. Enjoy the hotel facilities, relax by the pool reading your book or just listen to your favourite music playlist. Alternatively, you can choose to go on one of the Optional Tours (not included).

Overnight in Seminyak. 

Day 8 :  DEPARTURE SEMINYAK (18km – 1hr)

Have a tasty breakfast at the hotel and get ready for your transfer to the Denpasar airport for your flight back home or on to your next destination.