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Bali: Three Day Island Tour

1. Bali: Three Day Island Tour

The tour begins at Tanah Lot temple, one of the most important and iconic sea temples on the island. Tanah Lot translates to “land in the sea" and sits on top of a rock in the sea and it is only approachable during low tide. From here, you will visit the rice paddy sceneries Jatiluwih, a place of stunning beauty and very iconic to the island. The paddy fields of Jatiluwih spread out across 300 hectares, and they are located at an altitude of 850 meters above sea level at the foot of the southern slope of Mount Batukaru. In 2012, Jatiluwih was recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site. Next, you drive to Lake Beratan to see the enchanting water temple Pura Ulun Danu Beratan. This temple is one of the most important temples for the Balinese people and all the ceremonies and rituals that take place here are dedicated to the goddess of water and fertility, Dewi Danu. The next stop will be at the local fruit market and a strawberry plantation where you can munch on all kinds of fruit, fresh from the plantation farms in these highlands of Bali. From there, you drive directly to the gorgeous waterfall of Munduk, surrounded by lush tropical jungle and coffee plantations. The final destination of this wonderful day is the observation deck, offering a magnificent view of the two mountain lakes Buyan and Tamblingan. Then, your tour guide will take you to the hotel where you will be spending the night. The second day of this 3-days trip starts in the morning with a trip to the Buddhist temple of Brahmavihara-Arama, the largest active Buddhist temple in Bali. The temple is found on a hill surrounded by unspoiled nature and picturesque vineyards. From here, you will go to the observation deck of Batur where the wind is cool and the views of Mount Batur and its crater lake are stunningly beautiful. You can enjoy a meal to these views at one of the restaurants or visit the thermal hot springs located at the foot of Batur in the Caldera of an ancient volcano. Next, you will go to the mother of all temples on this mystical island of Gods and Demons, the Besakih temple. The Besakih temple complex has survived two eruptions of Mount Agung, located at the foot this giant volcano and Besakih is considered to be the most important temple on the island of Bali. Next, you will visit the water palace Tirta Gangga, built in 1946 by king Anak Agung Anglurah Ketut. This beautiful water palace features sprawling gardens with ponds and fountains where you can take gorgeous photos. Of course, you cannot visit the Karangasem regency of Bali without seeing the famous white sand beach where you can swim, sunbathe and munch on some freshly grilled fish at one of the beach cafes. The perfect end of another wonderful day on a paradise island. Take a good rest at your hotel on the beach for tomorrow you are in for another lovely day. First thing in the morning on day 3, you will visit the Tegenungan waterfall, one of the most picturesque waterfalls in Bali. You can freshen up in the cool water and charge yourself up for the whole day ahead of you. From the waterfall, you will drive towards the cultural town of Ubud where you can stroll around in the famous Sacred Monkey Forest, and feed the monkeys. Continue the trip, walking along the incredibly picturesque artists' trail. Next, you will visit the elephant cave Goa Gajah and a coffee and cocoa plantation where you get to taste an array of local teas and coffees. You will also learn and see how the most expensive coffee in the world, coffee Luwak, is produced and will get the chance to try it, too. From here, you will visit the temple of Batuan and today’s journey with a visit to the famous artisan villages surrounding Ubud: Celuk, Mas and Tohpati, home to batik artists, wood carvers, silversmiths and painters, passing on their trades, skills and traditions generation after generation from father to son.

Bali: Full-Day Private Water Temple Ritual & Yoga Class

2. Bali: Full-Day Private Water Temple Ritual & Yoga Class

Join a full-day yoga retreat in the beautiful landscapes northeast of Ubud. Visit a holy water temple and with guidance choose to take part in a traditional cleansing ritual with holy water. Take part in a guided healing yoga and meditation practice at a secluded villa. Enjoy free time at the villa to lounge, relax, and eat lunch. After an early pickup, head to Mengening Holy Water Temple, Pura Mengening, located in the village of Saraseda, Gianyar Regency. The temple is sacred as a place of melukat, a ritual in which locals perform self-cleaning or ablution with holy water. It’s also a site where the Balinese request tirtha – the holy water used for Hindu ceremonies. These springs have been derived from natural sources since the 11th century, and the pools’ bathing waters are cool and clear. Before going in, receive guidance on how to act in the ritual, especially how to present the canang sari flower offering with incense. The bathing rite is said to be both a physically and spiritually rejuvenating yet meditative experience. After, travel to Tepi Sawah Villa. Enjoy your delicious lunch with both vegan and vegetarian options here as well as some free time to lounge, take a swim in the pool, or explore the grounds.  Later, take part in a Bali healing yoga and meditation practice with Jero Priestess Luh Manis, who will guide you through a spiritual experience that reconnects with nature and the universal energy.

Kintamani: Sunrise Yoga, Meditation, Earth & Water Rituals

3. Kintamani: Sunrise Yoga, Meditation, Earth & Water Rituals

Experience the magic of Bali with a morning spiritual experience. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from accommodations in Ubud, Kintamani, Kuta, Seminyak, Canggu, Jimbaran, Nusa Dua, Candi Dasa, Kerobokan, or Sanur. Drive to Kintamani near Mount Batur.  The elements of earth, wind, fire, air, and spirit come together in this area, creating an aura of healing. Meet your guide, an experienced Balinese priestess. Take a nourishing walk through the stunning woodlands near Mt. Abang which surround a volcanic crater basin. Reconnect with your inner peace during yoga and meditation. Take a part in an earth ritual in which you will give back to mother nature and create a compassionate relationship with the environment. Afterward, enjoy a healthy breakfast as you take in a gorgeous view of Mount Batur. End your journey with a water cleansing ceremony at one of Tampaksiring’s ancient temples. This cleansing ritual is performed in order to purify your body mind and soul. Connect with your emotions and intuition through the element of water. Gain a deeper understanding of Bali and yourself.

Bali: Two Day East Island Tour

4. Bali: Two Day East Island Tour

Go on a two-day trip to East Bali with its stunning sceneries to the backdrop of mighty and mystical Agung volcano. You will see stunning black sand beaches and the magnificent water palaces built by the ancient kings of Karangasem. You will visit Charlie's Chocolate Factory with its heavenly swings and you will get to see one of the most beautiful and important temples in Bali– Luhur Lempuyang. You will spend the night in a hotel with ocean views where you will be able to see the sunrise and explore the rich underwater marine life of Amed and the surrounding coastal villages. Your journey will start at Pantai Kusamba. You can take beautiful, Instagram-worthy photos on this black volcanic beach and if you're lucky, you also get to see the ancient trades of sea salt farming. Then, for the contrast, you will also be taken to a stunning white sand beach: Pantai Bias Tugel. Here, you can swim in the ocean and enjoy some freshly caught and grilled fish at one of the beach cafes. Next stop is at Charlie’s Chocolate Factory where you can try all kinds of chocolate flavors, buy some gifts and souvenirs such as handmade soap, and take photos on the famous beach swing. Then, it is time to visit the water Palace Taman Ujung, built by King Anak Agung Anglurah Ketut. According to the legend, the king personally participated in the construction of the Palace along with his workers. That’s it for today - now it’s time to relax in your hotel and enjoy the stunning ocean views. If you are an early bird, you will love waking up to the breathtaking island sunrise that enchants you and gives you energy for the whole day to come. After breakfast, today’s exciting journey begins at a beautiful Balinese temple surrounded by clouds, Luhur Lempuyang. This temple is also known as the 'gateway to heaven' or 'road to the clouds' and you can take the most stunning photos at the top of the very long stairs that leads you to the temple. Luhur Lempuyang is truly an incredible, most magical place! Next, you will visit the water palace Tirta Gangga, built in 1946 by king Anak Agung Anglurah Ketut, featuring sprawling gardens with ponds, fountains and bathing pools. From here, you will head to Keramas Aero Park, a unique restaurant in Bali where you can dine on board an aircraft or beneath one of its wings. Quite a unique experience and you can take some cool unusual photos, too.

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Our driver Agung picked us up on time at the agreed place. He was very helpful and very friendly. With his dignified and calm charisma, he was like the setting for a wonderfully designed event. At the meeting point we got to know Sari, who helped us to put on the Balinese costume and explained everything to us and got us in the mood for the ritual. A beautiful ceremony followed at the water temple. Thank you very much, dear Sari. Then there was lunch at the Sankara Resort, a very well-kept property. After a short relaxation at the infinity pool, we had a wonderful yoga session with a sari, which was wonderfully suited to our level. All in all, a highly recommended event if you want to do something good for yourself.

I loved this tour very nice and calming for spiritual experience and good walk in nature it was amazing and magical. I recommend traveler to take extra warm jacket Our yoga instructor Putu was amazing and excellent guide

An unforgettable experience and also an incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture. Highly recommended!

Wayan Netty was great. I really enjoyed talking with her, the water ceremony was really magical and overall, just perfect.

Experience of a lifetime, this is definitely a must do.