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Magical Bali
Bali is renowned for magnificent beaches, rice terraces, temples, art, music and for the colorful culture of Balinese people. Bali is rated as one of the world favorite holiday destinations, the island of gods, a heavenly destination for vacations. Whatever your age, background, budget or interest, there is something great for everyone to explore and discover. Bali is UNIQUE, Bali is UNMATCHED

Gili Islands
Gili Means “small island” , just off the coast of Lombok are on everybody’s bucket list. From couples to party people  looking for serenity, this archipelago of 3 tiny islands is where you will find all night full-moon parties, vivid marine life, turquoise ocean, boutique hotels and breathtaking sunsets. No cars or motorbikes are allowed so you can slow right down to a languid island pace. Gili Trawangan or ‘Gili T’ is popular with partiers worldwide, while on Gili Air beaches are endless and the vibe is quieter. Gili Meno is the most traditional of the three fringed by coral reefs and dotted with rustic villages.
A PARADISE for Getaways!

Inclusions:
  • 12 night accommodation
    • 7 nights in Bali; Sadara Resort Sanur or similar
    • 5 nights in Gili Trawangan; Aston Sunset Resort or similar
  • Breakfast daily
  • Choice of 3 guided sightseeing tours in Bali – 2 full day & 1 half day (details in Tours)
  • Full representative ambassador service while in Bali
  • Return airport transfer
  • Fast boat Bali – Gili – Bali
Single occupancy add $890
Upgrade to 4.5* hotels: add $240 per person
Bali: Grand Mirage Resort & Spa or similar
Gili Trawangan: Villa Ombak Resort or similar
Valid until June 29, 2023 from $1328

Daily departures

Itinerary:

Day 1: Bali Arrival (B)
Upon arrival Denpasar Airport, meet your guide and transfer to hotel.


Day 2-7: Bali (B)
Free to enjoy your stay in Bali. Or, joining a tour to explore the unique beauty and culture of the Island (details in Tours).

 

Day 8: Bali to Gili Islands (B)
Meet with our tour guide and transfer to Gili Islands with fast boat.

 

Day 9-12: Gili Islands  (B)
Free to enjoy your stay in Gili Islands. Explore the unique beauty and nature of the Island.

 

Day 13: Gili Island – Bali Departure (B)
Free before transfer to Denpasar Airport for your departure.

Optional Sightseeing Tours (schedule will be sent 30 days prior to departure)


Choose 2 full day tours and 1 half day tour from the following options: 

Tour A: The Beauty of Kintamani – Full day ( 8 Hours )
Highlights
• Traditional Balinese Barong and Keris Dance
• Woodcarving artists
• Breathtaking views at Mount and Lake Batur
• Tampaksiring’s “Fountain of Youth”

Bali is famous for its traditional dances. One of them is the famous Barong & Keris Dance telling a story from the ancient Ramayana Epic. Our first stop during this tour is to enjoy the beauty and gracefulness of the skillful Balinese dancers. The dance expresses the eternal fight between good and evil spirits and ends with the magical Keris (dagger) dance. Then we will proceed to the Village of Kemenuh to visit the talented Balinese woodcarving artists in their traditional workshops. You will see how they carve beautiful statues and works of art from a single block of wood. The journey then continues to Kintamani to view the breathtaking Lake Batur and the active volcano called Mount Batur (1,730 meters). Here is an opportunity for you to have lunch with an amazing view. Our next destination is Tampaksiring, ‘The Fountain of Youth” and Holy Spring.

 

Tour B: The Unforgettable Sunset – Half day (5 Hours)
Highlights
• Mengwi Temple
• Flying foxes and monkeys at Monkey Forest Included
• Sunset at Tanah Lot Temple

This half-day tour is a must for Bali visitors.

In the afternoon we first visit the principal temple of Mengwi: the Taman Ayun which was built in the early 17th century for the Prince of Tabanan. It is surrounded by broad canals, which signify the oceans of the world. Further on you will have the opportunity to see the monkeys at the Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest. The forest mainly consists of nutmeg trees, and is the habitat of fruit bats (Flying Foxes) and 3 big monkey families. Have your camera ready to take photos of the spectacular sunset at the enchanting Tanah Lot Temple, built on a rocky outcrop in the Indian Ocean just a few meters offshore. Watch the waves breaking on the rocks and take a look around to find the best spot for a romantic sunset around 6:00 pm – a truly unforgettable experience!

 

Tour C: The Eastern Bali Mystic – Full day (9 Hours)
Highlights
• Batik painting demonstration
• Besakih “Mother” Temple
• Astonishing landscapes
• Traditional Bali Aga village
• Klungkung’s historic capital

In the village of Batu Bulan you will be introduced to the fine art of Batik painting. After this interesting visit, we proceed to the eastern part of Bali, which is dominated by the towering Mount Agung (3,142 meters). It is Bali’s most sacred and highest volcano and its last eruption was in 1963. Built on one of the volcano’s slopes, the Besakih Temple Complex is the most important and sacred temple for the Balinese Hindu community. For this reason it is known as the “Mother Temple”. At Bukit Jambul, we will stop for a refreshing view over the beautiful valley and the opportunity for lunch. On our way through the east of Bali you will discover the traditional village of Penglipuran. This village is unique for its different social community structure and layout, which dates back to the 16th century. On our return we will pay a visit to the Hall of Justice called “Kerta Gosa” in Klungkung, the former capital of Bali.
NOTE: We recommend that you bring along a sarong to wear at the Besakih Temple.

 

Tour D: The Magic of Northern Bali – Full day (9 Hours)
Highlights
• Beautiful Balinese rice terraces
• Ulun Danu floating temple
• Lovina beach
• Visit to flower and fruit market
• Buyan, Tamblingan and Bratan lakes

First we take you to the most scenic areas of Pupuan and Antosari, where the morning sunlight is ideal for taking pictures of the unique rice terraces. After driving through the highlands where coffee, cacao and lots of different fruits are also grown, we descend to the north coast. Lovina Beach, the quiet and nice black sand beach area is our next stop. Here will be an opportunity for lunch.
After a relaxation break we continue on our 230 km route, winding up the mountain with magnificent views on the way until we reach about 1,200 meters above sea level where a striking panorama is spread before us.
Passing by Lake Buyan and Tamblingan allows you to view an area which is the habitat of many species of birds, trees and flowers unseen anywhere else on the island.
We then stop at Bedugul to visit Lake Bratan, the “Lake of Holy Mountain”, and its floating temple called Ulun Danu. This holy site is dedicated to Dewi Danu, the goddess of water. A bit further on, we will make a stop at the local flower and fruit market for the opportunity to buy fresh and natural tropical fruits directly from the farmers. It’s a long day driving across Bali, but it is well worth it to discover the heart of Bali’s impressive natural beauty.

 

Tour E: Oleh-Oleh – Half day (5 Hours)
Highlights
• Best shopping places in Bali
• Stone carving art at Batubulan
• Silver and gold crafts at Celuk
• Galleries at Ubud
• Kecak & Fire (monkey) dance Bali is a shopper’s paradise.

If you want to go shopping at all the right places in Bali, then this tour is your way to do it. Look for some authentic handcrafted souvenirs in the places they are actually made. Batubulan Village is renowned for its stone carving art. The most famous silver and gold craftsmen are found in Celuk Village, while in Ubud you will find many paintings, both in traditional and modern style. Drop into one of the many galleries and take a stroll around the city’s art market. Afterward, we take you to watch the famous Kecak & Fire Dance, where a group of male dancers will enchant you with an almost hypnotic, trance-like performance.

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287