Traveling Bali is an enriching experience embodied in the blend of beaches and temples, forest adventures and artistic wonder at the heart of your custom-tailored family Bali tour. The kids will marvel at the monkeys scrambling through antique spiritual complexes. Colorful offerings decorate the streets each morning expressing devotion and respect for tradition. Modest markets offer insight into classic cuisine and crystal-clear waters splash along the coastline for pristine surf. Bali is a family-friendly...
Ubud – Arrive in Bali for a Relaxing Day at the Family’s Leisure
Bali is a tropical escape for the entire family with Ubud acting as the cultural heart of the island on the Indonesian archipelago. Your flight lands at Ngurah Rai International Airport where your private transfer greets the family on arrival. The evocatively lush scenery welcomes you accentuated by the aroma blossoming frangipani growing alongside the villages and colorful offerings strewn over busy sidewalks brimming with delicate petals. You reach your luxury hotel located near the center of Ubud, a city known for its craftspeople, prolific dancers, and classical painters preserving the cultural heritage of the island.
The serene ambiance of the city filters into the comforts of our hotel allowing the family to settle in with ease. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to enjoy the relaxing charms of your gorgeous hotel or venture into the quiet streets of Ubud for an introduction to Bali within its spiritual epicenter. The nearby village of Petulu is known for the riotous sounds of squabbling herons making their way into the trees.
The children marvel at the striped Java species, who have been visiting the canopy near Petulu since 1965 eventually drawing visitors eager to witness the daily spectacle when the sedge of up to 20,000 herons return to the trees bordering the wide paddy fields for the evening. The loud and impressive moment occurs in the evening each day resulting in a large swarm of herons. You can walk through the forest on the guided pathways but locals eagerly inform you to walk quickly from underneath the trees if the birds are already roosting.
Ubud – Learn to Make Balinese Offerings and Paintings in Ubud
Ubud – Cycle around Ubud and Nearby Villages Ending with a Cooking Class
Seminyak – Transfer to Seminyak Beach and Enjoy a Family Surf Lesson
Seminyak – Visit Pura Taman Ayun, Kedaton Monkey Forest, and Tanah Lot
Seminyak – Enjoy the Thrills of White Water Rafting on the Ayung River
Seminyak – Depart for Home
- Enjoy immersion into Balinese culture by learning the importance behind daily offerings before making some of your own as a family
- Indulge in the thrills of the Indian Ocean’s waves with a family surf lesson accounting for various ages and level of experience
- Delight in the sensational flavors of Balinese cuisine during a private cooking lesson explaining the importance of gastronomic heritage and local tastes
- Wander through the quiet realm of Kedaton Monkey Forest for views of the magnificent temple complex of Pura Dalem Kahyangan Kedaton
- Experience the thrills of whitewater rafting on the Ayung River combining the beauty of the Balinese countryside with adventures of untamed rapids
- Discover the fascinating beauty of Bali’s iconic rice paddy terraces during a cycling excursion around Ubud and the surrounding villages
- Embrace the beauty of Balinese art during a private painting lesson exploring a blend of heritage, storytelling, and creative techniques
Whether eager to share on all-day excursions with the children or happy to relax in at the spa while the kids learn to surf, your 7-day family Bali tour offers the perfect getaway for creating lifelong memories. The island of Bali is rich in natural splendor and spiritual luster. The rice terraces embody the verdant, thriving agriculture while the swells along the southern coastline reflect the vibrant surf culture. Cyclists and hikers explore the hills and mountains as cultural enthusiasts visit the various temples for deeper insight into the Island of the Gods.
Your fabulous family tour begins with your arrival on Bali. The remaining day at leisure allows the family time to acclimate to the beauty of Ubud and the serene setting punctuated by rice paddies, lush jungle, hidden luxury hotels, and fantastic restaurants dotting the classic city streets. Staying in Ubud for several nights provides access to the charms of the central island, from witnessing the sunset flock of herons to the elegant art market. Spend time learning about the importance of art in the daily craft of making offerings, as well as during a private painting lesson providing the intricate details of traditional Balinese works. Cycling through the countryside on the periphery of Ubud illuminates the isolated waterfalls and local villages, as well as brings the family face-to-face with the marvelous panoramas seen from atop the famous rice paddy terraces. Feed the soul with a private cooking class highlighting the importance of cuisine in Balinese culture. Craft traditional dishes on a woodfire oven or in antique earthenware developing layers of rich flavor the whole family will enjoy.
Your four nights on the southwestern coast at Seminyak immerses the family in the luxuries of Bali’s celebrated beaches. Embrace the allure of the warm Indian Ocean and hot, soft sand with a private surfing lesson perfect for novices or intermediates, young children and adults young at heart. Temples remain an important part of daily Balinese life while also embodying the importance of the past in shaping the contemporary island. Spend time wandering the courtyards and temple halls at Pura Taman Ayu, Pura Dalem Kahyangan Kedaton, and Tanah Lot.
The kids will enjoy walking beneath the canopy amid the grey long-tailed macaques and flying foxes roaming free on the temple grounds around the Monkey Forest. The exhilarating whitewater rafting excursion lets the family drift along the Ayung River in search of flora and fauna interspersed with the raucous sounds and forceful whitewater of the rapids. Each tour is handpicked for the family’s enjoyment focusing on the best of Bali sure to enrapture you and your children. Read some of our Bali traveler reviews to discover new experiences to add to your own tour.
$1,815 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.
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