Tour Code: BALI15

15 Day Spirit Of Bali

Day by Day Itinerary

Ubud - Candidasa - Batur - Pemuteran - Lovina - Sanur

Highlights

  • Returned International flights included from Australia
  • Incredible sightseeing including discovering Jatiluwih UNESCO Heritage – Ulundanu beratan Temple, Nusa Penida Island, Goa Gajah and Monkey Forest.
  • Comfortable group experience with no more than 15 persons
  • Airport transfers included on the first and last day of tour
  • 8 nights in 4* hotel accommodation
  • Dedicated transportation in comfortable, air-conditioned vehicles
  • Daily Breakfast Buffet, 8 lunches
  • Fully escorted by English-speaking local guides
  • In-depth sightseeing and all entry fees as per the itinerary
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From pp twin/double share
AU$3,399
Typically AU$4,329 -21%
Single traveller
AU$1,298

Welcome to Bali, Indonesia!
On arrival, meet and pick you up to the hotel for check in. Spend your free time at leisure.
Meal: In-flights
Accommodation: Bintang Kuta Hotel 4* or similar

After breakfast, you are free time in the morning. Afternoon, our tour guide will pick-up and visit to Monkey Forest. Monkey Forest is home to over 700 long-tailed macaques. This natural sanctuary is perhaps the best known in Bali thanks to its community-based management, location and ease of access. Ubud Monkey Forest is a place of scientific research and a site of spiritual and cultural aspects, as there are sacred temples sanctified by local villagers. Then followed to visit Ubud Palace. Ubud Royal Palace, officially Puri Saren Agung, is the palace of the Ubud royal family and one of the most prominent landmarks in Ubud. Featuring well-preserved Balinese architecture and a charming garden setting, it was built during the lordship of Tjokorda Putu Kandel (1800–1823), and is well-kept by his heirs.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Bintang Kuta Hotel 4* or similar

Breakfast at hotel. 08.30 Embark on a culinary adventure unlocking the secrets of authentic Balinese cooking, utilizing traditional ingredients and preparation methods, in a fully equipped community village kitchen.Your day starts early at the Ubud markets, where you can pick from fresh herbs & spices, crisp vegetables and choice cuts of meat, Ubud Rice Field before heading off on guided ‘padi’ expeditions.Upon your return to Laplapan village, you will be warmly welcomed and expertly guided by your host, Puspa, who will  help you to discover how to create your very own delicious authentic Balinese dishes. Having lunch with your own Balinese food.

Afterward visit to Pura Tirta Empul (Tirta Empul Templ) is an important temple complex and holy mountain spring in Bali. The spring feeds various purification baths, pools and fish ponds surrounding the outer perimeter, which all flow to the Tukad Pakerisan River. The central courtyard houses a purification bath lined with 13 sculpted spouts. It can be tempting to try out the purification bathing ritual yourself, but the formal routine is strictly meant for pilgrims and devotees.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Morning breakfast at hotel. 08.30 start to Taman Ayun Temple. The 17th-century Taman Ayun temple is the main landmark of the Mengwi village in the Badung regency. It showcases great examples of traditional Balinese Hindu temple architecture. The temple has well-maintained courtyards and enclosures. Inside is an expansive tropical garden and water features with lotus and fish ponds. Afterward visit to The Jatiluwih rice terraces comprise over 600 hectares of rice fields that follow the flowing topography of the Batukaru mountain range. These are maintained by a traditional water management cooperative known as subak, which dates back to the 9th century. The cooperative itself eventually won recognition as a dominant factor in Bali’s ‘cultural landscape’ entry on the heritage list. Having lunch at Gong Jatiluwih. And last visit  Ulun Danu Beratan Temple. lun Danu Beratan Temple is a picturesque landmark temple in Bali’s central highlands. The temple sits on the western side of Beratan Lake. The smooth reflective surface of Beratan surrounds most of the temple’s base, creating a unique floating illusion. The mountain range provides the temple with its hazy, dreamy backdrop.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Breakfast at hotel. 08.00 check out hotel and transfer to Ketha Gosa. The KerthaGosa Palace was built in the early 18th century by Dewa AgungGusti Sideman. KerthaGosa means – “the place where the king meets with his ministries to discuss questions of justice”. The first function of the pavilion was for the court of law in 1945. The Pavilion has a section of the Hindu epic Mahabharata, called Bhima Swarga, depicted around the ceiling. Next to Candidasa and visit  Tenganan Village. Tenganan Pegringsingan is one of the oldest villages in Bali where you can visit and take a closer look into the old Balinese way of life. As one of the Bali Aga (original Balinese) villages on the island, Tenganan is well-preserved and predates the arrival of the Majapahit Kingdom to Bali. One of the village’s most unique attractions is the ancient the double-weave ikat cloth produced here called geringsing. Check in at hotel and free program.
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at hotel. 10.00 check out and pickup to visit Tirta Gangga Water Palace. Tirta Gangga is based on the beliefs in Balinese Hinduism, where river Ganges and its waters are considered sacred. Its waters are cherished for irrigation and agricultural abundance, recreation and economic activity. The Patirthan temple illustrates the historic significance of Tirta Gangga in the Balinese tradition as a pilgrimage and holy water site. Afterward visit Besakih Temple. Besakih Temple is often referred to as Bali’s ‘mother temple’ – a grand complex of different clan temples and shrines on the south-western slopes of Mount Agung. At least 70 celebrations are held at Besakih yearly, as each shrine has its own anniversary. Exploring the whole site can take a day. Even so, most visits cover only the largest central complex, Pura Penataran Agung. Direct to Kintamani and having lunch at local restaurant. Check in at Lake View Hotel. Free program on your pleasure time.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Sign up for an early morning on 03.00 trek of Mount Batur and stand atop the tall summit for an unforgettable view of the sun rising over the sleeping island of Bali. Before leaving, savour a delicious breakfast cooked with the steam of the volcano! Back to hotel for breakfast. 12.00  Check out and transfer to Lovina. On the way to Lovina  you will pass through Orange garden, clove garden and etc. Check in and overnight at Bali Taman Lovina.
Meals: Breakfast

Set out on an early morning boat ride to see visiting dolphins in the wild – the highlight attraction that brought Lovina Beach its original fame. Life vests are provided as you board and set out into the bay just before the sun rises in the early morning. The boats are all motorised, usually getting you far out within minutes. At sea, the engine is stopped and the waiting game begins. At times, breaching dolphins can be seen immediately, right as your boat reaches the open waters. Afterward back to hotel and enjoy the breakfast. Check out and drive to Pemuteran. On the way to pemuteran stop at Budhish Temple Brahmavihara-Arama is Bali’s largest Buddhist monastery. On the nearby southern hilltop is an impressive mini replica of the world’s largest Buddhist archaeological site – Borobudur. Arrive at Pemuteran, check in and free Program.
Meals: Breakfast.

Trekking will be started with sightseeing in the complex of temple of Jayaprana & Layon Sari, depicting an everlasting love tales of the couple. Then walk to the monsoon forest to explore the jungle. Find out kinds of leaf for herbal medicine and survival in the jungle.
Discover some of the best panoramic views. Cross a small river where water only flows during rainy season. Along the way, see some species of animals inhabiting the jungle such as monitor lizard, wild chicken, birds and monkeys. End program back to hotel.
Meals: Breakfast.

Breakfast at hotel and check out. Transfer to Sanur beach via Pupuan Village. The farming village of Pupuan has beautiful rice terraces, together with cocoa, clove and coffee plantations. There are even groves of rare tropical fruits, such as mangosteen and durian Tanah Lot Temple  the temple sits on a large offshore rock which has been shaped continuously over the years by the ocean tide. The Tanah Lot temple was built and has been a part of Balinese mythology for centuries. The temple is one of seven sea temples around the Balinese coast. Each of the sea temples was established within eyesight of the next to form a chain along the south-western coast. In addition to Balinese mythology, the temple was significantly influenced by Hinduism. Arrive at Sanur and check in. Free program on pleasure time.
Meals: Breakfast.

Today, you are free time at leisure and play the water-sports or explore Bali as you wish.
Meals: Breakfast.

Today, you are free time at leisure and play the water-sports or explore Bali as you wish.
Meals: Breakfast.

Today, you are free time at leisure and play the water-sports or explore Bali as you wish.
Meals: Breakfast

Today, you are free time until we pick up to transferto the airport for flight back home.
Meals: Breakfast

Arrival at your home.

Included

  • Returned International flights from Australia.
  • 02 water bottles per person per day
  • Airport transfers included on the first and last day of tour
  • 8 nights in 4* hotel accommodation
  • Dedicated transportation in comfortable, air-conditioned vehicles
  • Daily Breakfast Buffet, 1 lunch
  • Fully escorted by English-speaking local guides
  • In-depth sightseeing and all entry fees as per the itinerary

Excluded

  • Meals and drinks are not mentioned in the program
  • Visa on arrivalin Bali
  • Tipping for driver and tour guide (AUD10/per person/day)
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance (we strongly recommend you hold a valid travel insurance policy for all domestic and overseas travel)
  • Trip delay or interruption by airline schedule change
  • Extra cost or missing tour caused by flight delay or cancel
  • Any service not clearly mentioned in the program

Fine Print

Asia Vacation Group offers you a “3 Instalment Payment Plan”, you will be required to settle a small deposit followed by a series of installments when you select to book your departure tour.

  • First payment: You will be required to settle $200pp deposit online through our website link.
  • Second payment: You will be required to settle the second payment $1,100pp after 7 days when you receive our company invoice.
  • Final payment: Final payment will be collected 120 days before your departure.

However, you will have 7-day cooling off period. Please refer to “Flexible Cancellation” section.

Flexible Cancellation
If you change your mind within 7 days of making your booking online, you can request a refund of your initial deposit payment. Once your purchase date falls outside of the 7-day period, our standard terms and conditions will apply.

Please ensure that any request to cancel your booking is received via email to [email protected], including the reason for cancellation.

This package includes international flights from Sydney/Melbourne and surcharge from Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth or other city if requested when selecting your departure city.

Interstate Surcharge
Surcharge of $400 for departures from Adelaide & Brisbane & and $500 for departures from Perth

In this packages, we will use some different airlines such as: Batik Airlines, Jetstar Airlines, Virgin Airlines, Malindo Airlines or similar (20/23kg for checked baggage per passenger and 7kg hand luggage per passenger, 01-piece check-in baggage).

  • Some flights will require a minimum of 1 transit (maximum 2).
  • All tickets will include 23 kilos checked baggage per person, along with 7 kilos of hand luggage.
  • Despite the airlines baggage allowance, we recommend travelling with 20 kilos per person due to restrictions with internal flights (where applicable), as well as coach and train transportation. Also, you will be responsible for handling your luggage at all times as the services of porters is not included. If travelling over this amount, you will be liable for any excess baggage fees enforced by the airline, payable direct.
  • Once ticketed, flights are non-refundable. Any changes will be subject to the airline rules, Airline change fees and an Asia Vacation Group change fee of $250 per person.
  • Full names as per passport (including all middle names) are required. Any error in the names submitted will be subject to an Asia Vacation Group name change fee of $150 plus any applicable fees charged by the airline, or the ticket may be non-refundable with the purchase of a new ticket required.
  • Any airline schedule changes or cancellations are beyond our control. It is important that you, as the customer, stay up-to-date with the latest airline schedule information prior to your departure. If a schedule change results in extended transits or an earlier/later departure from your destination, any additional accommodation or alternative arrangements will be at the traveler’s expense.
  • Any airline ‘extras’ such as pre-allocated seating is at your own arrangement (additional charges apply)
  • After booking, the price payable may be subject to change as a result of factors beyond the control of Asia Vacation Group. Asia Vacation Group reserves the right to increase the price payable and this will be reflected on the customer’s invoice. Increases may be in relation to, but not limited to, currency fluctuations, airline taxes, airfare increases and fuel surcharges.
  • Internal airfares (where applicable and included in the itinerary) will be using a local carrier and may include low-cost carriers without meals or entertainment. Checked baggage will still be included for each passenger. Any additional baggage required is payable at time of check-in.
  • If you are travelling with another party on a separate booking, we cannot guarantee that the same flights will be booked for all parties, as this strictly depends on availability.
  • You will be responsible for handling your luggage at all times as the services of porters are not included. If travelling over the recommended amount, you will be liable for any excess baggage fees enforced by the airline, payable directly.
  • In the event of that you no-show on your scheduled flight, please be aware the airline will require you to pay a no show fee, Airline reissue fee plus any additional airfare and taxes. Asia Vacation Group will also charge a $250 admin fee to assist re accommodating you on the next available flight. Please note that depending on the airline’s policy, purchasing a new ticket may be required.

Flight requests, amendments or preferences
We understand customers may wish to request changes to their included airfares. If you wish to fly with a certain airline, land at a certain time or change your flight in other ways we will gladly provide you with a personalized quote tailored to your specific requirements.
We would be more than happy to provide you with a quote for the following requests:
Airline Preferences – You may wish to fly with a particular airline
Cabin Preferences – These include upgrading to premium economy or business class
Extensions (start and end cities must remain the same) – You may request to extend your stay pre or post tour.
Meal Requests – You may request a specific meal for dietary requirements.
Seat Requests – If you would like to request particular seating. However please note, not all airlines allow the selection of pre-purchased seat arrangements.

Due to COVID there maybe disruptions to standard operating schedules of particular components of this itinerary. Should a component be effected a substitute will be confirmed prior to departure.

Physical Requirements
A reasonable level of fitness is required but it’s more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You’ll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps.

Tipping
A friendly reminder that tipping is not included in your package. Please be advised that tipping for tour guides, drivers and bellmen are required and will be collected by your travel consultant 7 days before you depart. A gratuity of 10AUD per person/day can make a big difference to locals employed in the tourism industry as they have done an impeccable job to serve you through your holiday.

Accommodation
The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences however any changes are beyond our control.

Single Supplement
Single supplement is $1,298 per person in addition to the twin share price.

Paired Solo Traveler
Not available.

Group size: 4-16 pax

Triple Share
Upon your request except for cruises

Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is recommended to protect yourself against the unexpected. In addition to the support that a policy may provide, you may be asked to present a copy of your travel insurance documentation while traveling.

We have partnered with NibTravel Insurance to offer our customers competitive rates for their travel insurance. You can book Comprehensive or Essentials cover for your domestic, international or multi-trip journeys simply with us.

Visa & Passport information
It is the traveler’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport. The passport must be valid for a minimum of six months from the intended date of return and must have more than 2 blank pages.
A tourist visa is available on arrival for stays of 30 days or less.

Please note that these details are subject to change without notice. We recommend visiting https://smartraveller.gov.au for up to date information in terms of entry requirements. 

Tour Documentation
Final documentation, including e-tickets and hotel details, will be provided approximately 30 days prior to travel.

Children
Children must be 2 years old or over and share a room with parents at all times. Children are the same price as adults.

Tour Length
The total length of the tour in days includes time spent in flight and is subject to change depending on the flight schedule, please refer to the day by day itinerary for the time spent on land.

You can enhance your holiday by arriving or departing before or after the tour. On this tour you can pay extra for arriving early or extension your trip.

AU$200 pp for trip extension or early arrivals. This is just administrative only, no service included.

Dates & Prices

Choose your departure month
Depart Date
Return Date
Price
Note
Friday
21 Jun 2024
Friday
05 Jul 2024
AU$3,499
Friday
12 Jul 2024
Friday
26 Jul 2024
AU$3,499
Friday
09 Aug 2024
Friday
23 Aug 2024
AU$3,399
Friday
06 Sep 2024
Friday
20 Sep 2024
AU$3,399
Friday
11 Oct 2024
Friday
25 Oct 2024
AU$3,399

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