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Classic Bali & Lombok
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Although these two wondrous islands are just across the sea from each other, they remain worlds apart in contrasting cultures, though both are undeniably beautiful in their own unique ways. On this epic adventure, you’ll explore active volcanoes, hike through stepped rice paddies, discover beautiful Hindu temples, snorkel and sunbathe to your heart’s content and peruse local markets as you travel the length and breadth of this tropical paradise. You’ll experience traditional Sasak village culture before hitting the idyllic Gili Islands to relax. Classic Bali and Lombok is a two-week adventure, with a perfect mix of guided excursions and free time to explore these fascinating islands at your own pace.


Duration: 14 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Hiking, Parks & Nature Reserves, Local Culture & Cuisine, History, Wildlife, Trekking, Beer Tasting Physical rating: 2 - Light
Accommodation standard:   Budget% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 127039
Starts: Denpasar, Indonesia Finishes: Denpasar, Indonesia
You will visit
  • Sanur
  • Sanur

Itinerary

01

Day 1: Sanur

Arrive at any time.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Sanur/Munduk (1B, 1D)

Visit the Lake Danu Bratan Temple and take a walk through the Jatiluwih Rice Terraces before arriving at Munduk for the night. Enjoy some delicious Balinese cuisine.

Included Activities:
Jatiluwih Rice Terraces Visit
Ulun Danu Temple Complex Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.00-1.50 hours, 30km)
Private Vehicle (1.00-1.50 hours, 35km)
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s), 15km)

03

Day 3: Munduk/Kintamani (1B)

Arrive in Kintamani with its breathtaking views of Lake Batur and the Batur crater. Take a wander through town and mix with the locals, visit the market, and marvel at the variety of local produce for sale.

Included Activities:
Local Hot Springs Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours, 70km)

04

Day 4: Kintamani/Ubud (1B, 1L)

Visit the Besakih Temple complex for a glimpse at the 14th-century structures. Continue on to Ubud with plenty of free time to do exactly what suits you.

Included Activities:
Senang Hati Foundation Lunch
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.00-2.00 hours, 35km)

05

Day 5: Ubud (1B)

Enjoy a free day to explore exactly what interests you in Ubud. Opt to visit the Monkey Forest, numerous temples, rice paddies, and markets.

06

Day 6: Ubud/Candidasa (1B)

Visit Bersakih Temple and then journey to Candidasa – a superb beach location – perfect for relaxing. Opt to go snorkelling.

Included Activities:
Besakih Temple Complex

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours, 43km)

07

Day 7: Candidasa (1B)

New travellers may join today for the Lombok portion of the adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Included Activities:
Optional Welcome Meeting for Travellers on Combos

08

Day 8: Candidasa/Kuta (1B)

Arrive at the shores of Lombok and head to a traditional Sasak village. Meet the locals and learn more about their unique culture and way of life. Continue on to Kuta for the night.

Transport:
Ferry
Stop to visit a Sasak village on the way.
Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s), 50km)

09

Day 9: Kuta (1B)

Enjoy a full day exploring the area around Kuta. Opt for a surf lesson or to relax on the beach.

10

Day 10: Kuta/Senggigi (1B)

Enjoy a spectacular drive through the middle of Lombok. Travel through parts of the forest on the slopes of the Rinjani Mountains.

Included Activities:
Easy Trekking

Transport:
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 60km)
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 60km)

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Day 11: Senggigi/Gili Trawangan (1B)

Drive to Senaru and visit the Pusuk Monkey Forest. Later, make your way to a secluded waterfall with time for a quick swim.

Drive to the coast and hop a ferry to Gili and settle in for a few days on the islands. The Gilis are paradise incarnate with a tiny population, no cars, and gorgeous white-sand beaches.

Additional Notes:
Please note there is limited fresh water available on the Gilis and electricity is supplied by generators. Showers use salt water and rooms are typically fan-cooled (no air conditioning).

Included Activities:
Pusuk Monkey Forest Visit
Sendang Gila Waterfall Swim

Transport:
Private Vehicle (2.50 hour(s), 90km)
Private Vehicle (2.50 hour(s), 90km)
Ferry (0.50 hour(s))

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Day 12: Gili Trawangan (1B)

Enjoy a half-day snorkelling trip before free time to go diving, horseback riding, or try some yoga.

Included Activities:
Snorkelling

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Day 13: Gili Trawangan/Sanur (1B)

Spend the final evening with an optional dinner together, reflecting on the adventure under a beautiful Balinese sunset.

Transport:
Ferry (2.00 hour(s), 65km)
Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s), 40km)

14

Day 14: Sanur (1B)

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Beach time in Candidasa
    • Lunch at the Senang Hati Foundation
    • Jatiluwih Rice Terraces visit (UNESCO-protected)
    • Hot springs and Lake Bratan temple visit
    • Highlands of Kintamani visit
    • Mt Batur view
    • Local Indonesian meal experience
    • Besakih Temple visit
    • Ubud orientation walk
    • Sasak village visit
    • Snorkelling trip
    • Easy trekking in Tetebatu
    • Pusuk Monkey Forest visit
    • Sendang Gila Waterfall swim
    • Free time on the white-sand beaches of the Gili Islands
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels/simple guesthouses (13 nts)
    Meals Included
    • 13 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
    Transport
    • Minibus, local bus, ferry, private boat, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Visit the tobacco plantations of Tetebatu
  • Savour Balinese cuisine
  • Snorkel vibrant reefs and dig your feet into white sand
  • Explore Hindu temples
  • Lay eyes on active volcanoes