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Off the Beaten Track Bali Tour: Uncovering Hidden Marvels

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Bali / Indonesia

Places Visited

Nusa Dua, Ubud

Suggested Duration

8 Days

Bali embodies the thrill of discovery during your custom tailored tour that will offer an immersive adventure that will uncover the island’s distinctive charm. Reef sharks linger around the colorful edges of fringing coral as waterfalls pour over lush jungle cliffs into rippling pools. Fireflies light up the night along the iconic rice paddy terraces and dolphins that arch out of the sea before splashing back down with graceful playfulness. From panoramic views of volcanic peaks to the unforgettable...

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Trip Highlights

  • Traverse the jungle terrain in search of the landscaped tropical marvels of the seven cascades that make up Sekumpul Falls
  • Enjoy a morning cruise off Benoa Harbour for an unforgettable dolphin safari
  • Relish the panoramas of Bali during an hour-long helicopter tour around the island that will offer views of volcanoes, rice paddy terraces, and the coastline
  • Revel in the quiet natural sounds of the countryside at night embellished with the flickering lights of fireflies during an evening tour
  • Dip into the warm waters around Serangan Island to safely swim with harmless reef sharks
  • Take to the jungle terrain of Kalimudah Canyon for a half-day adventure to rappel cliffs, glide down the natural water slides, and enjoy nature
  • Witness the stunning colors of sunset cast over the cliff-top temple of Uluwatu
  • View the remarkable display of cultural during the Kecak Fire Dance, which tells tales form the Hindu epic poem Ramayan
  • Delight in a unique immersive cultural tour of Balinese villages, including a visit to an ancient mountain community on the banks of Lake Batur

Detailed Description

Bali embodies the brilliance of discovery during your 8-day tour that will embrace the island’s unique history and fantastic tropical scenery. Your adventure will begin with your arrival at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar. Your private transfer will meet you upon arrival and escort you to the fascinating town of Ubud, known as the island’s cultural capital. After settling into the comforts of your beautiful hotel, you will venture south to the soaring cliff shores of Uluwatu. Visit the temple grounds at sunset and enjoy a traditional Kecak Fire Dance for the perfect introduction to the island’s splendor.

The next morning, your guide will meet you after breakfast eager to lead you through a waterfall tour. Visit the old Tegalalang rice terraces and a celebrated coffee plantation before taking to the trails to reach the Sekumpul Waterfalls. Before returning to Ubud, you can bathe in the historical and spiritual pools of Tirta Empul Temple. The next day, you will explore the lifestyle of Bali as you visit a selection of villages. Explore a butterfly park and the Bratan Lake Temple before traversing the distinct culture of Trunyan Village to experience the traditions as they differ from the surrounding villages.

Venture next on a canyoning adventure through Kalimudah Canyon. Repel down the hills, use rivers like waterslides, and enjoy the natural pools of the jungle terrain. In the evening, you will watch the night sky shimmer with fireflies around the rice terraces during an exclusive night tour of the landscape. Begin the next morning with an unforgettable panoramic view of Bali during an hour-long helicopter tour.  Take in the seaweed farms and limestone cliffs, the volcanic peaks, and the jungle canopies before landing. Back in Ubud, you will have the remainder of the afternoon to explore the fabulous culture along the streets and in the Sacred Monkey Forest before transferring to a beachside resort at Nusa Dua.

The following day, you will venture out on a cruise in search of dolphins. Continue your exploration of the waters at Serangan Island to swim with rescued reef sharks. Move next to discover the thrills of the reefs around the neighboring islands of Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida in search of manta rays and nursing fish on a half-day snorkel tour. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to relax on the shores of Nusa Dua. Conclude as your private transfer will meet you at your hotel and escort you to Ngurah Rai International Airport for your flight home.

Starting Price

$2,075 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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