Travel to Bali and visit Indonesia's beautiful island getaway
Travel to Bali and discover Indonesia's beautiful island escape. Dotted with small, character-filled villages, smouldering volcanoes rising out of lush rich fields, idyllic beaches and colourful reefs, Bali is the perfect island getaway. Conquer the slopes of simmering Mt Batur, explore an underwater world in Bali Barat National Park, feast on delicious Balinese cuisine and enjoy moments of absolute peace in Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, a Hindu-Buddhist lake temple dedicated to the goddess of the waters. Fall in love with the warmth of the people, the ornate customs and welcoming culture that is synonymous with beautiful Bali.
With hiking, cycling and snorkelling, this trip is steeped in outdoor activities. But there's also plenty of time to relax – bathe in hot springs, laze on the beach or stroll around botanical gardens
Immerse yourself in Balinese culture – you'll eat street food with locals, meet songket weavers, witness a traditional Kecak dance performance and visit a Hindu-Buddhist island temple
Adventure to the summit of Mt Batur, where, on a clear morning, dazzling sunrise vistas stretch across the Lombok Strait, all the way over to the peaks of Mt Rinjani
Escape the tourists – and the heat – in Sidemen, a lovely, peaceful village nestled in the hills
A good level of fitness is essential, as there are a range of physical activities included (cycling from Ubud, walking up Mt Batur at sunrise, and snorkelling in Bali Barat National Park).
There is one very early start – your sunrise climb of Mt Batur kicks off at 3 am. This means you'll be walking over some gravel and volcanic rock in the dark. Head torches, warm clothing and good walking shoes are a must. The view at sunrise is well worth the effort, especially if the weather's fine!
Bali is blessed with a consistent climate for most of the year. However, the rainy season (usually October–March) brings frequent downpours. The good news is that these rainy bursts don't last long, and it is usually still warm.
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1. A Single Supplement to have your own room is available on this trip and excludes nights 3 (small hotel in Sideman) and Mt Batur (small local guesthouse) where you will be in shared accommodation.
2. ALTERNATIVE FINISH POINT - UBUD: Please note that departures on the following dates will operate on an alternate itinerary, travelling from Bedugul to Ubud on Day 8, and concluding in Ubud: 2 May 2017, 7 Jun 2017, 19 Jun 2017, 12 Jul 2017, 06 Sep 2017, 13 Sep 2017, 11 Oct 2017. Please refer to your finish point instructions for further information.
Our Beautiful Bali trips score an average of 4.78 out of 5 based on 252 reviews in the last year.
Great trip to get to know Bali a little bit below the surface. Group athmosphere was excellent, physical and cultural activities decent and plenty.
Review submitted 27 Jun 2017
This trip was amazing. I came alone and was worried of what and who I would encounter. I walked away with new friends and feeling accomplished. We went on many walks, a bike ride, and CLIMBED A VOLCANO!!! The pictures alone I sent home has my friends wanting to book this trip. Our leader, Deni, was amazing. I cannot praise him enough. I will truly miss everyone from this trip, but I'm looking forward to booking another trip with Intrepid :).
Review submitted 27 Jun 2017