Kids and parents marvel at the mixture of thrills and beauty, fun, and folklore inherent in the Island of the Gods during your personalized family-friendly highlights tour of Bali. The small island brims with adventure and educational wonder, adventurous excursions, and fascinating culture spread across the diverse landscape. Learn to catch waves at Kuta Beach. Stand atop famous rice fields for dramatic panoramas. Listen to monkeys traipsing across ancient monuments. The essence of Bali captivates...
Sanur – Arrive in Bali and Attend a Legendary Dance at Batubulan Village
Bali is an island paradise on the Indonesian archipelago known for more than just the serene beauty but also the inspiring ambiance emanating from the historical culture. Your flight lands at Ngurah Rai International Airport, where your private transfer greets the family upon arrival. You make the brief journey to Sanur, the perfect town for parents and children due to a fine assortment of restaurants, bars, and private resorts spread across a thin stretch of beach protected by a colorful reef. The shoreline reaches approximately three miles along the east coast pressing against lush greenery hiding the local shops and cafes.
The scent of the sea blends with the aroma of white jasmine flowers. You continue to a performance known as the Barong and Kris dance, reflecting the eternal struggle between good and evil. Two men play a large lion figure known as Rangda who embodies demons with long fingernails and a drooping chest. The hero, Barong, is depicted by men wrapped in banana leaves wearing masks. In the different regions of Bali, Barong can take the shape of a wild pig, tiger, snake, dragon, or lion depending on which animal is more sacred to local lore. The battle ensues on stage exploring the epic struggle between the legendary figures. The entire family stands captivated by the movement, music, and story until at last, Barong is victorious.
Sanur – Explore the Traditional Sites of Bali on a Full Day Tour
Sanur – Visit Famous Rice Terraces, the Besakih Temple, and a Volcano
Sanur – Enjoy a Dolphin Watching, Visit Buddha Temple and Hot Springs
Sanur – Relish a Half-Day Surf Lesson with the Remaining Day at Leisure
Sanur – Delight in the Tropical Paradisiacal Island of Nusa Lembongan
Sanur – Discover Folklore and Tradition Cycling around Ubud’s Monuments
Sanur – Traverse the Southern Coast for Statues, Temples, and a Fire Dance
Sanur – Depart for Home
- Discover the depths of Hindu folklore on Bali when viewing the spectacular Barong and Kris Dance, as well as the Balinese Kecak and Fire Dance
- Embrace the fascinating cultural heritage of Bali featured in the art and architecture of Besakih Temple and Buddha Temples
- Delight in the thrilling chance to catch waves as a family during a private surf lesson at Kuta Beach
- Witness an enchanting panorama stretching over jungle, valleys, sea, and rice fields when visiting famous Bukit Jambul Rice Terrace
- Venture to the top of Kintamani Volcano for spectacular views and the sensational scenery looking over the twin lakes deep in the caldera
- Traverse the stunning architecture and fantastical folklore on display in the clifftop temple of Uluwatu Temple
- Learn about the connection of art inherent in Balinese culture inside Ubud Art Market where artisans craft handmade pieces reflecting local tradition
- Make a splash with the family along the shores of Nusa Lemgongan, a secluded island perfect for snorkeling and relaxing away from Bali’s bustle
- Enjoy time on the open sea in a traditional outrigger boat in search of friendly dolphin pods during a dolphin watching excursion
Receive the warmest welcome upon your arrival in Bali during your 9-day family-friendly tour of the island’s sensational highlights. The idyllic tropical paradise features more than crystal clear waters and sparkling sand offering the family immersion into the epic history of Hindu and Buddhist culture, as well as the preserved natural splendor of the volcanos, jungles, and valleys. The family will experience the spiritual intensity of the island found in customary dances and historic statues. Bali is an irresistible package for the whole family with cultural villages, smiling artisans, and endless natural charm.
Your family adventure in Bali begins with your arrival at Denpasar Airport. You have nine days at a luxury resort overlooking the soft sands of Sanur providing comforts, attention to detail, and secure privacy. The culture inherent in island life invites you deeper into the island heritage immediately with a Barong and Kris dance performance in Batubulan Village setting the pace for the mixture of natural splendor and folklore the children will enjoy throughout your time on Bali.
Traditional sites on the island range from artisan villages like Celuk and Ubud Art Market to sensational temples like Pura Besakih Temple, Jagatnatha Temple, Buddha Temple, and Uluwatu Temple, as well as the opulent grounds of the former royal palace of Kertha Gosa. Experience the true beauty of Bali’s nature when visiting Bukit Jambul Rice Terrace and the hidden charms of long-tailed macaques wandering through the Monkey Forest around the collection of spiritual temples isolated beneath the canopy. The beaches and waters around Bali call to the family as well, offering plenty of snorkeling opportunities or chances to relax on the secluded sands of Nusa Lembongan.
A private surfing lesson allows the family another shared experience on the water with everyone learning to catch the rolling waves at Kuta Beach. The family will be enveloped by the intricate details of Balinese culture discovered around the various regions of the island such as when visiting the top of Kintamani Volcano, relaxing in the soothing hot springs at Banjar, witnessing dolphins breach the waters of the Indian Ocean, or wandering through the enchanting field of statues at Garuda Wisnu Kencana Culture Park. We work closely with the best Bali travel operators to ensure that you have a fully personalized trip of a lifetime.
$1,795 per person (excluding international flights)
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