Bali is a sweet adventure wrapped in unforgettable landscapes, white sand beaches, and majestic legends you need to experience to believe. Discover blossoming orchids and reflective lakes encompassing ancient calderas. Find enchanting panoramas of rice paddy fields framed by rolling forest-clad mountains. Coral reefs match the colors of the tropical fruit and fishermen in traditional boats set out onto the ocean in search of a perfect catch. Your custom tailored Bali tour introduces you to the...
Sanur Beach – Relaxing Introductions
The beauty of a vacation in Sanur derives from the charming pace of life seamlessly blending with quality restaurants, charming cafes, and the sliver of golden sand glinting on the beach against the sapphire waters of the Indian Ocean. The hillsides glow emerald and jade hues from the rustling palms, lush ferns, and productive rice fields. Your private transfer meets you at Ngurah Rai International Airport upon your arrival. The tiny lanes of Old Towns contain restaurants reminiscent of eating in a family home. The scent of turmeric and coconut milk emanates from the eateries. Locals and visitors stroll along the beachfront walk, the first ever built on the island, encompassing nearly three miles. Cafes contain fronts for unobstructed views of the water.
The scent of Balinese coffee drifts from the tables. Colorful wooden fishing boats speckle the shoreline with locals working on repairs. Old villas grace the boardwalk with cows grazing on the grassland sprouting to the west. You reach your luxurious accommodation and settle into the unique combination of beauty, charm, and ambiance sweeping across town. A walkway leads up the mountainside over one mile before reaching the walls of the fortified Podostrog Monastery. The small church was erected in the 12th century, with the adjacent looming figure of the larger church built in the 18th century. An engraving above the doorway contains an image of the double-headed eagle holding a snake in its claws, which is the symbol of Montenegro.
Ubud – View of Balinese Culture
Ubud – Compelling Life Around Ubud
Lovina – Serene Scenery of Bali
Lovina – Wonder Before Sunrise
Kintamani – Mirror Image
Day 7 - 8
Sanur Beach – The Calm of Bali
- Visit stunning Puri Penulisan, a temple located at the highest altitude in Bali situated atop Mount Batur
- Relish a unique sunrise over the Indian Ocean on a morning cruise in search of playful dolphins
- Stroll along the vibrant paintings and crafts of the Ubud Art Market in the heart of the cultural city
- Witness the splendor of Bali’s countryside while traveling around the mountain forests, terraced rice paddy fields, and pristine beaches
- Wander along the rim of Mount Batur for views of the remarkable caldera, home to a shimmering reflective lake
- View the evolution of Bali’s artistic interpretations through time in the galleries of the Neka Art Museum
- Discover the wildlife around Ubud at the Sacred Monkey Forest and delight in a staggering view of soaring herons at Petulu
- Traverse the walkways of the Bali Orchid Garden to view the thriving exotic flower in various manicured settings
- Delight in the comforts and rejuvenating warmth of the natural hot springs near Lovina
Bali vacations are famous for their vibrant beach culture filled with pristine waters and powdery sand. On your 8-day tour, you embrace the image of the coastline and step beyond the surface panorama to experience the historic culture, stunning artwork, remarkable temples, and breathtaking scenery stretching from the island’s southern tip to its northern point. The adventure begins with your arrival at Ngurah Rai International Airport. Your transfer meets you at baggage claim with a private transfer to Sanur. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to enjoy the comforts of your luxury resort, and to introduce yourself to the narrow streets of Old Town and the unique monasteries on the outskirts of the city.
The following day, you transfer to Ubud, considered the cultural center of the country. En route, you can enjoy the scenic drive at your preferred pace, stopping to bask in the rice paddy fields and mountains. Explore the streets and relish the galleries at the Neka Art Museum. In the evening, you can watch the herons fly around Petulu. The next day, you visit the famous craft market at the heart of town before visiting Gunung Lebah temple. Continue your day wandering the walkways of the Sacred Monkey Forest to view the long-tailed macaques and the mystical ambiance of the jungle-clad temple at Dalem Agung.
Then, you have a scenic drive through the central highlands of the island en route to Lovina. Visit the temples of Taman Ayun and bask in the natural hot springs. You have a sunrise cruise on the Indian Ocean to view the wild dolphin pods. Return to the shores for breakfast before continuing your exploration of the waters at Menjangan Island to spend the day swimming, snorkeling, diving, or relaxing on the silky sands.
Your private transfer escorts you along the scenic drive to Kintamani village the next day, taking you to the slopes of Gunung Batur, and visiting the Puri Penulisan temple complex. Then, you continue south to Sanur, reveling in the beauty of the landscape before returning to the seaside town. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to bask on the beach, visit the Bali Orchid Garden, or explore the nearby floating pavilions. On your last day, your private transfer meets you at the hotel and escorts you to Ngurah Rai International Airport for your flight home.
$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.
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