Island of gods and 1000 temples. Balinese culture embedded in a breathtaking countryside of volcanoes, tropical forests, green paddy fields and blue ocean.
There is so much to do and see in Bali!
Combine your own tour from our examples of day trips!
We travel eastwards to our first stop at Goa Lawah, a temple inhabited by thousands of sacred bats. We continue to the nearby traditional salt production in Kusamba, and visit the small harbour town Padangbai for lunch. On our way back we explore the Kertha Gosa complex with its famous old ceiling paintings.
Farmer’s walk and Besakih
Experience first-hand the tropical countryside and life in Bali on our walk with Suar the farmer and temple guard and his wife Subita. We continue to the ‘mothertemple’ Besakih in the afternoon.
Uluwatu, Turtles and Kuta Beach
We start in the morning to watch the wave fountain at the waterblow rock in the South of Bali. From there we continue to Uluwatu, the temple on a cliff overseeing the Indian Ocean. Next we visit the turtle rescue center on Pulau Serangan, before going west to famous Kuta beach, the touristic part of Bali, to watch beach life in the sunset.
Kintamani , Tirta Empul and Ubud
This tour takes us up to Kintamani and the Batur volcano. After lunch at the edge of the crater, we visit Tirta Empul, a temple around sacred water fountains. On our way back we pass through Ubud where we stop at Pura Saraswati, set within a water garden with thousands of lotus flowers, and the Ubud art market.
Taman Ayun, Jatiluwih and the Sangeh monkeys
We take a trip northwards with a first stop at Taman Ayun, a beautiful waterpalace and part of the UNESCO heritage irrigation system in Bali – as is Jatiluwih, the famous rice terraces, which is next on our trip. On the way back say ‘hello’ to the friendly monkeys in the Sangeh nutmeg forest!
Art and Dance
This day is all around traditional art in Bali! Wood carvers, silver jewellery and paintings, the Mask and Puppet museum in its beautiful garden, and in the evening a Kecak Firedance performance in Batubulan!
Ulun Danu Temple and Tanah Lot
A longer trip up into the northern mountains to Ulun Danu temple, floating in a mountain lake, and cool air at the twin lakes view. We then turn south again to visit Bali’s landmark, Tanah Lot, the temple on a rock in the ocean.
These day trips can be modified and combined with other destinations. We hope to accommodate your wishes and suggestions!