Excursions in Bali
Enjoy the adventure package with Balinese Village cycling where you can glimpse the real life and culture of these amazing people. This adventure are included short Elephant Trek program and followed a White Water Rafting adventure down the magical Ayung River.
The Island Reef Cruise offers a full day's activities, above and below the water. The luxury Bali Hai II catamaran moors alongside the purpose- built pontoon in peaceful Lembongan Bay. See the island's exotic marine life and colorful corals from the comfort of semi-submersible coral viewer. Try snorkeling for a closer look or enjoy a host of other activities - like unlimited banana boat rides, a cultural tour of the island or exciting 35 metre waterslide. And when you've worked up an appetite, feast on a delicious buffet served in air-conditioned comfort.
Enjoy your dinner with sunset views in the sea and play games with the crew of pirates. It is a wonderful chance to spend night in the sea with pirate costumes, wonderful dinner and sunset views. Enjoy the fresh night breeze on the top deck as the night flows by while getting entertained by live music and exotic dancers. With all the excitement involved, you will also enjoy a delicious dinner under the bright moonlight.
Discover an ocean of elegance, the intimate secrets of a tropical isle, far away from the crowds. The sailSensations will stimulate your senses with personalized service and style. This luxurious 87 foot yacht offers you to visit Bali's neighbor islands with a Bali Day Cruise to Nusa Lembongan Island and enjoy your marine activities around a magnificent coral reef. The sailSensations is renowned for excellence in service, food, music, ambience and exclusivity.
No visit to Bali would be complete without seeing some of the island's many colourful traditional dances. Visit Batubulan and enjoy a variation of dances! The kecak or monkey dance is performed by a group of 50 or more men, chanting in a circle whilst Rama & Sita fall in love. The sanghyang or trance dance is traditionally performed as an exorcism to promote peace and health within the village. The fire dance, where the dancer becomes entranced and dances on burning coals. After the dance performance there is the opportunity to enjoy fresh grilled fish at a beach restaurant in Jimbaran (please mention this to our staff at the time of booking.) Free transport from the restaurant to your hotel is optional.
Drive to the southern of Bali to visit Pura Luhur Uluwatu lying 250 feet above sea level. This is an awe-inspiring sight and certainly worth a visit. Take a walk along the cliff tops and admire the beautiful ocean far below. The tour is concluded by Kecak performance
Drive to the royal temple of Mengwi, Pura Taman Ayun, known for its beautiful meru's and surrounding moat. Watch the monkeys in Kedaton village play freely in the temple complex whilst the villagers go about their daily work. Late afternoon drive to, Tanah Lot Temple, famous for its sunsets (weather permitting), a perfect backdrop for the sacred temple which stands on a lava rock out in the Indian Ocean. At low tide it is possible to walk over to the temple but entrance is not permitted.
A trip to Ubud is an excellent way to gain an understanding of art and culture in Bali. In Ubud visit the galleries of prominent Balinese and European artists. There will be ample time to browse around the local art market and shops. From here we continue along the back roads, passing rice terraces in Tegalalang and finally reach Tampaksiring with its holy spring waters. On the return journey we shall stop at Batuan village to visit one of the traditional houses. To conclude this tour today. A last stop will be made at Tohpati village to see the arts of the hand painted batiks.
There are many ways to explore the amazing island Bali, but one of the most comfortable and interesting is surely on tour with a private car charter. On this full day excursion the experienced guide will show you the culture, beauty and traditions of this wonderful tropical island. Discover old jungle trials, sacred temples, rice fields, rain forests, beautiful lakes and of course volcanoes. Furthermore you can discuss with the guide which itinerary you would like to have. There is no better way to travel.
The Zoo is set in 12 acres of lush tropical garden and flowers. It is a very up market Zoo wtih hundreds of quality build habitats including petting area for animals, walk- through bird aviaries, gibbon islands, komodo dragon cage and recently open, range for african lions den. One of its aims is to encourage interaction between our guest and the animals. It's a truly " hands-on experience ". From the moment you enter the gate you can hold and take picture with the tropical birds, feed the animals and much more.
Visit the Bali Bird Park to witness the largest and finest collection of Indonesian birds in the world plus fantastic birds from Africa & South America. Encompassing two hectares of botanical landscape, the park provides sanctuary to almost 1000 birds of 250 different specie and more than 2000 tropical plants including 50 varieties of palms alone and attracting numerous butterflies. Incorporating a breeding, research and veterinary facility within the complex, the park has a high success rate in the captive reproduction of exotic birds such as the Bird of Paradise and Hornbill.
Experience a genuine once-in-a-lifetime feeling as you interact, feed and play with Sumatran elephants at the Elephant Safari Park in Taro.
The Sumatran elephant is one of the most critically endangered species on the planet and up to 30 of these gentle and friendly creatures are sheltered at the vast tropical range of the safari park, where international standards of animal care are exceeded.
Stroll on an elephants back as you make your way through this lush natural environment towards a lake, where you will be able to hand-bathe these impressive animals.
You will also have the opportunity to attend educational workshops and displays, where these bright animals will paint using their trunks. At the arena there are a series of daily elephant talent shows.
The park has an information centre that features a graphical presentation of the history of elephants and a comprehensive museum with more than 1,000 pieces of elephant artefacts, including a 15,000-year-old mammoth skeleton, the only such fossil in south-east Asia.
A buffet lunch is provided in the restaurant, from where you can enjoy beautiful views over the lake. A gift shop offers a wide range of souvenirs that will help remind you of this wonderful day in the heart of Bali.
In the still of the misty forest of Taro at nightfall, elephants take you on Bali´s first twilight elephant trek, Safari Under the Stars. A specially designed night trail offers a different course than the day- time elephant safari rides and makes for a completely new enchanted elephant experience. Enjoy a magical Elephant Talent Show at dusk before a night ride through the dimly lit forest and a four course dinner in our Pachyderm Palm Grove by the lake.
Escape from the tourist center to the cooler climates of Bali Mountain region. Using brand new mountain bikes and safety equipment, the downhill trail from Mount Batur will lead you through sleepy villages along little-used roads and tracks. Local women regally carry festive offerings of fruit and flowers to appease the Gods, whilst village ducks are herded in humorous orderly processions. Young boys cut grass to feed the family cow whilst weathered old men gossip at the roadside stall sipping glasses of aromatic mountain ground coffee. This journey offers an insight into a Bali that is not commonly seen, and allows you to experience the charming culture of rural Bali.
ATV is a four- wheel- motorcycle, commonly used to agriculture or recreatition. It's hight- tire- wheels are modified specifically for off- road environment. This is a pioneer cruise of an ATV ride in the Island and proud on its thrilling adrenalin- pumping adventure. The place is located in Tabanan regency, right on the feet of Batukaru Mountain, famous for its breathtaking scenery of largest paddy terrace Bali. Lots of rain provides fresh pleasent weather and thrilling route all year long. You can challenge yourself to an exhilarating adventure in the Island of the Gods.
This visually spectacular rafting trip on the Ayung River is a mix of excitement, fun, and breathtaking views. Carving through some of Bali's most fantastic landscape, the Ayung River provides a thrill from the moment you push off from the riverbank Class II & III rapids wind through deep valley, cascading waterfalls, dense tropical rainforest and towering cliffs.
Experience the unforgettable and unique adventure of walking at the bottom of the sea and enjoy the beauty of undersea environment. A walk down the stairs to the bottom of the sea will allow you to see surrounding you fishes. Warning a uniquely designed helmet, you will get face- to- face with the life underwater, while taking a normal breath, just the same as you take above the water surface. The instructors will always accompany you during the activity. The underwater experience will allow you to relax and feel the closeness to nature. The Seawalker Station is only 3 minutes walk away from the beach.
The thrilling Telaga Waja Adventure begins in the foothills of the sacred Mount Agung. From the first time you drop into the first set of rapids, your heart will be racing and your adrenalin pumping. In a continual spray of white clear water, you will rush past steep banks and ancient hanging trees, whilst rafting straight through cascading waterfalls of cold natural spring water. The instructor will give you instruction and work with you to safely navigate the raft through torrents, twists, tight turns and inclined rapids. Over head obstacles, narrow gorges and breathtaking views of terraced rice plains all along the way will give you an appetite for your final challenge "The Water Dam"
This is a semi social activity which is developed related to sustainable tourism concept. Through this alternative tourist destination do hope could elevate both skill as well as economis scale of the villagers. Get the feeling of interaction with the kidsin the atmosphere of teaching and learning process upon visiting a local elementary school (subject to school holiday). Continue visit a unique Balinese houses setting where over fifteen families from one ancestor are living harmoniously together in one compound. Walking along with local farmer on a farmer hat toward rice field could be something new in your life and then get an amazing experience by involving yourself in traditional rice cultivating process up to planting rice.
A rain forest camp and restaurant deep in the mountains of Bali, Gunung Batukaru. Your journey to the soul of Bali is one of comfort excitement and adventure. You will travel in a legendary customized land rover, only six people together with a Balinese expert guide and driver. The car is air conditioned and comfortable. The route leads through scenic country side is not strenuous. You will see the Balinese people as they work, pray and play. You will traverse spectacular country side in comfort, taking the best photos you have ever dreamt of. The trip is not arduous, with plenty of stops. You will visit an amazing quarry of stones where it seems time has stoped for centuries. You will pass temples and small forgotten villages and shrines. There will be a stop at a small farm to see the crops (vanilla, coffee, cocoa, cloves) and the local animals. Coffee and tea and cakes, carried by car, will be consumed there. You will remember this special journey through the remarkable and unseen Bali for a long time.
Designed and built by Nyoman Nuarta, one of Indonesia's foremost modern sculptor, the Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue or GWK and its pedestal building will be standing 150 meters tall with its wings span 64 meters across.Made from more than 4000 tons of copper and brass, the statue is picturing Lord Wisnu, as the source of wisdom, riding on the back of the mythical bird Garuda as the manifestation of conscience toward Amerta, the perennial goodness. At present time, the statue of Wisnu, the statue of Garuda, and the hands of Wisnu have been placed temporarily in three different plazas within the park. As the anchor point of GWK, the 20 meter tall copper statue of the Lord Wisnu has been placed temporarily on the highest hill of Ungasan where visitors can enjoy sunset or sunrise over the magnificent view of Kuta, Benoa and Sanur.The statue of Wisnu is an illustration of the Almighty God in maintaining and caring all life and its being. The god Wisnu is the owner of Amerta in the form of water as the source of fertility , giving wealth and life to the universe. Right behind the Plaza Wisnu is the Plaza Garuda where the 18 meters tall statue of Garuda placed temporarily. At the present time, Plaza Garuda becomes the focal point of a massive alley of carved limestone pillars which covers more than 4000 sqm open space area namely Lotus Pond. The colossal limestone pillars and monumental Garuda statue make Lotus Pond a very exotic space. With its room capacity that can accommodate up to 7000 people, Lotus Pond has gained good reputation as the perfect place to hold big and international events. The statue of Wisnu's hands was added to GWK Cultural Park in 2007. It's one step closer to finishing the complete Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue. This piece was placed temporarily on Tirta Agung area.
A newly breed spa nestled on the shoreline of Kuta's wondrous beach, offering sensuous treatments without disrupting the natural order of things and is the only spa in Bali that connects fresh herbs, seasonal produce, and organic pure essential oils with smart design and a whole lot of heart.
The story is about along their journey to the islands of Bali, Java, Sumatra, Borneo and Papua, the children encounter life-size puppets, marauding monkeys and torrential rains. Feel your heart beat with excitement as you encounter gigantic traditional puppets and a enchanted weaving hut with magnificent and brilliantly crafted hi-tech special effects, superb illusions and life defying aerial acrobatics. Explore the genuine heritage and beauty of Indonesia with the shows contemporary songs and dances, accented by dramatic and thrilling action. This mega production is a must see show, truly a once in a lifetime experience.
Denpasar is the largest city in Bali, with an attractive main square in the city centre. On one side of the Puputan Square is situated the Bali Museum with its art collections which range from prehistoric finds to early 20th century art. Scaled models depicting the ritualistic Balinese tooth filing, marriage and cremation ceremonies are also displayed there. Guests will visit the colourful local market (pass) where the villagers sell their products with much haggling over prices. We shall also make a stop at one of the modern supermarkets or department stores. Before returning to the hotel guests will visit the Bali Art Centre, which is a traditional Balinese building which houses a permanent exhibition of modern paintings and wood carvings and is also the central stage for the Balinese dance performances and drama.
A visit to the 17th century Taman Ayun Temple with its three ascending levels of spacious courtyards and impressive surrounding moat is a must. Continue through spectacular countryside to Mountain Resort of Bedugul and Lake Beratan, where the delightfull Ulun Danu Temple is located. The temple is set on a small promontory on the shores of the Lake Beratan, home to the Goddess of Waters, Danu, who believed to control the island's irrigation system. We shall make a stop at Pacung, amidst beautiful rice terraces and also visit to the colorful local market of Candi Kuning, where you can find variety of colorful flowers, tropical fruits and vegetables. A visit will also be made to Alas Kedaton, the holy Monkey Forest and finally drive South to the famous Holy Temple of Tanah Lot, built on a barren rocky mountain island etched against the sky.
The perfect introduction to Bali is fascinating culture and handicrafts, picturesque rice fields, traditional villages and a spectacular lake and volcano. The first stop is the stone carving village of Batubulan to see the colourful and exciting Barong and Kris Dance. This dance tells of the eternal fight between good and evil and is an epic from the Mahabrata story. After the performance, guests will leave for Kintamani; travel from the palm-fringed shores of the lowlands to the towering mountains of the north, encompassing a cross-section of the entire island of Bali. A visit the village of Mas, famous for wood carvings and watch the workers enfolding the intricate designs from the many varieties of woods and also the village of Celuk renowned for its silver crafts is the next stop. The Elephant Caves (Goa Gajah) will also be visited. This is a complex built in the 11th century. On the arrival at Kintamani, guests will enjoy the spectacular views of Mount Batur with ribbons of black lava running down from the peak into the valley below. The crater is holy and there is a sanctuary at the top which is dedicated to the fertility Goddess. Lake Batur lies serene and shimmering against the backdrop of the mountains. The return journey brings us to the temple and holy springs at Sebatu and beautiful rice terraces at Tegalalang. A final stop will be made in the village of Ubud renowned for its artists and dancers alike.
Still enjoy with the selective tour by visiting the interesting places in Bali in your limited time. The half day charters are the best alternative with more privacy for you to explore and experience the nice tourist destination in the Paradise Island and lead by our knowledgeable guide.
On leaving the lowlands and relatively flat rice fields of Tabanan, the tour will start entering into the steeper mountain region of Bedugul. A stop at Pacung amidst beautiful rice terraces will be made and also the colourful local fruit market of Candi Kuning will be visited. On reaching the attractive mountain resort of Bedugul and Lake Beratan, we shall visit the delightful Ulun Danu Temple dedicated to the Goddess of the waters (Dewi Danu). The tour continues north along the winding roads which lead to Gitgit waterfalls. Clove and coffee plantations stretch to the lowlands of Singaraja and Lovina's black lava sand beaches. The return journey takes us through the most beautiful rice terraces at Pupuan.