Discover Bali and the enchanting island of Nusa Penida. Highlights include beautiful secluded beaches, iconic temples, stunning cliff views and a traditional fire dance ritual.
Your 9-day scenic Bali adventure begins with your arrival at Denpasar International Airport. Transfer to your hotel in Ubud and check in for the night. As the most central location on the island, Ubud is the perfect base for exploring Bali's many attractions.
We recommend pre-booking a local driver who can guide you across the island for the next nine days. A local driver will help you make the most of your time in Bali by sharing their knowledge of the best places to visit, eat, and shop. They can also help you navigate the island's roads and traffic, ensuring that your journey is safe and comfortable.
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Your day begins with a visit to Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, located on the shores of Lake Beratan. This iconic Balinese temple is dedicated to Dewi Danu, the goddess of water, and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.
After exploring the temple, you'll make your way to Tegenungan Waterfall, one of Bali's most popular waterfalls. Take in the stunning scenery and feel the refreshing spray of the waterfall as you make your way down to the base.
First visit the magnificent Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang, also known as the "The Gates of Heaven." The temple is located on the slope of Mount Lempuyang and offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape, including Mount Agung, Bali's highest volcano.
After exploring the temple, you'll make your way to Tirta Gangga, a former royal palace that has been transformed into a stunning water garden. Walk through the lush gardens and admire the ornate fountains and pools, which are fed by natural springs. This is the perfect place to unwind and soak up the peaceful atmosphere of Bali.
Today's itinerary begins with a visit to the breathtaking Ceking Rice Terrace, one of Bali's most iconic natural attractions. Here, you'll witness the intricate system of terraced rice paddies that have been carved into the hillsides, a testament to Bali's agricultural heritage and a stunning example of sustainable farming practices.
Next, you'll head to the nearby Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, where you'll have the opportunity to see and interact with the cheeky and playful long-tailed macaques that call this sanctuary home. As you explore the lush forest, you'll also discover ancient temples and statues that pay tribute to Bali's rich spiritual heritage.
After a day of exploration, it's time to enjoy a spa massage package at the five-star resort, Alila Ubud. Feel your stress melt away with the help of an elegant selection of treatments that draws from ancient Balinese healing therapy, allowing you to take relaxation and indulgence to a whole new level.
This day is perfect for travelers looking to connect with Bali's rich natural heritage. With stunning views of the rice terraces and a luxurious spa experience, you'll leave feeling grounded and refreshed.
Today's itinerary begins with an free morning where you can rest and recharge for the next half of your Bali adventure.
After checking out of your Ubud hotel, make your way to Bebek Tepi Sawah Ubud for a delicious lunch and try the famous Balinese dish Bebek Goreng (Crispy Duck). After lunch, you'll head to Sanur Harbour to catch a fast boat to Nusa Penida, a stunning island just off the coast of Bali. Enjoy the scenic journey across the water and take in the picturesque views of the island.
Upon arrival at Nusa Penida, transfer to your hotel on the island and relax in your bungalow with the beach at your doorstep. As the day winds down, head to the Penida Colada Beach Bar for a relaxing evening by the ocean. Sip on delicious cocktails while taking in the stunning sunset views.
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Today's travel itinerary takes you to some of Nusa Penida's most beautiful locations. You'll start by visiting Kelingking Beach, a stunning white sand beach that is often compared to a T-rex due to its unique rock formations. Take in the stunning views from the cliff before making your way down to the beach to enjoy the crystal clear waters.
Next, head to Rumah Pohon Tree House, a unique accommodation perched high up in the trees with stunning views of the surrounding sea and cliffs. After taking in the picturesque scenery, head over to the adjacent Diamond Beach, one of the island's most beautiful swimming spots. The bay's crystal-clear waters and natural rock formations make for an unforgettable swimming experience in the sea.
After checking out of your hotel on Nusa Penida, make your way to Crystal Bay, a beautiful stretch of white sand beach known for its clear waters, abundant marine life, and excellent snorkeling opportunities. Relax on the beach, go for a swim, or rent some snorkeling gear to explore the underwater world.
After enjoying the sea, take a fast boat back to Bali and transfer to your hotel for the evening. For dinner, we recommend experiencing the unique dining experience at Koral, Bali's First Aquarium Restaurant located in The Apurva Kempinski Bali. Enjoy delicious cuisine while being surrounded by a mesmerizing underwater world, making for an unforgettable dining experience.
Start your day with a visit to Tanah Lot, a stunning temple perched on a rocky outcrop surrounded by the Indian Ocean. Take in the breathtaking ocean views and explore the temple grounds, which are steeped in local mythology and history.
Afterwards, head to Double Six Beach for some relaxation and fun in the sun. This lively beach is known for its surf breaks, beach clubs, and beachside vendors selling snacks and souvenirs.
As the day winds down, head to the iconic Uluwatu Temple for a mesmerizing performance of the Kecak Fire Dance. This traditional Balinese dance, accompanied by hypnotic chanting and the dramatic glow of fire, tells the story of the Ramayana epic.
On the final day of your Bali adventure, head to Tanjung Benoa Beach for an exhilarating morning of watersports. Whether you prefer parasailing, jet skiing, or banana boating, there's something for everyone at this popular beach destination.
After working up an appetite, indulge in a delicious beachside lunch and soak up the final moments of Bali's tropical paradise. As the afternoon wears on, transfer to the airport for your journey home, reflecting on the unforgettable experiences and memories created during your time in Bali.
Although it's hard to say goodbye to this magical island, you leave feeling rejuvenated and enriched by the beauty, culture, and adventure that Bali has to offer. Until next time, Bali.