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Features


Date: Choose your dates (15 Days/14 Nights)
Host: Local expert guide
Cost: Pricing varies by departure, contact us
Trip Type: Custom Civilized Adventure

Enjoy this 15 day honeymoon experience with your other half, taking in the temples and culture of Indonesia and Bali. Enjoy private cruising and a magical sunrise breakfast together celebrating your love for one another. 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Join a local chef as he takes you through the morning market and teaches you how to create a Balinese signature dish
  • Private sunset cruise with view of Mount Agung and the Candidasa coastline.
  • Watch the sunrise and enjoy breakfast from the top of Mount Batur
  • Visit Besakih Temple the "Mother Temple" atop Bali's highest volcano
  • Get a 360 degree view of across the valley from the temple of Pura Puncak Penulisan
  • Learn how the locals grow and process decadent coffe on their plantations
  • Visit a Buddhist shrine while you take in the water temple of Pura Ulun Danu

 

Photos Courtesy of Swain

Brief Itinerary

Brief Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival Denpasar – Candidasa    

Arrive this afternoon at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar where you will be greeted by your private driver and guide.

A private transfer takes you to Candidasa in Karangasem, Bali’s eastern province.

Check in to your seaside resort and enjoy afternoon tea.

Overnight in Candidasa.

Day 2 - Sunset Cruise

Breakfast at hotel,

Morning at leisure

Late this afternoon, transfer to nearby Padang Bai where you will board the “Paramitha”, your private 15m cruise boat to enjoy a 1.5 hour sunset cruise with unrivalled views of Mount Agung and the colorful Candidasa coastline. You will take a romantic dinner on the upper deck of the boat with the island of Bali as your view.

Return to your hotel in Candidasa.

Overnight in Candidasa.

Day 3 - Candidasa – Tenganan – Candidasa

Breakfast at hotel,

After a leisurely breakfast, depart for the Aga Village of Tenganan, home to the Bali Aga people known as Bali’s original people before the arrival of those from the Majapahit kingdom of Java. This is an interesting north – south aligned village compound and very different to the typical Balinese compound. The people here are known for their weaving of traditional ikat and basket weaving.

Take a winding 2-hour light trek through rice fields, villages and plantations as you head towards Tirta Gangga. Tirta Gangga, which means 'water of the Gangges', is a sacred water palace that was built in the early twentieth century by the last king of Karangasem. It boasts many decorative ponds and fountains, lush plant life and natural bathing pools.

Note: There is an additional fee if you want to bathe in the pools. Please bring a change of clothes and a towel. Bathers are not permitted; wear shorts and t-shirt instead.

Take lunch of a delicious Megibung traditional feast in a bamboo restaurant with views across the rolling fields and rice terraces at various stages of harvest depending on the season.

Return to your resort

Overnight in Candidasa.

Day 4 - Candidasa

Breakfast at hotel,

Day at leisure

Overnight in Candidasa

Day 5 - Candidasa – Besakih Temple – Kintamani – Lovina  

Enjoy breakfast at hotel before travelling through small villages and picturesque landscapes, stopping for pictures and with your guide as you wish.

Start with to Besakih Temple, the ‘Mother Temple’ of Bali which is located on the western slopes of Mount Agung, Bali highest volcano (2 567 m), it is the largest and most important temple on the island. Stop enroute in the village of Sibetan to observe traditional weaving and visit a salak plantation where you can taste Bali’s famed ‘snakeskin’ fruit.

Take lunch at Mahagiri Restaurant; with stunning terracing rice field views against a backdrop of Mount Agung.

Arrive at Kintamani, offering spectacular views over Lake Batur and its volcano.  Mount Batur standing at 1412 meters high is not the highest volcano in Bali, but it is the most active, having erupted more than twenty times during the last two centuries, and is surrounded by a spectacular caldera.

Leaving Kintamani along winding mountain roads before stopping at the temple of Pura Puncak Penulisan for amazing 360 degree cloud shrouded views across the valley – well worth the steep staircase. This temple also holds a vast collection of deified King and Queen Statues dating to the 10-14th Century.

Continue to the volcanic sand beaches on northern Bali, arriving late afternoon.

Dinner at resort.

Overnight in Lovina.

Days 6 & 7 - Lovina

Breakfast at hotel.

Day at leisure

Overnight in Lovina

Day 8 - Lovina – Banjar Hot Springs – Munduk 

Take a leisurely breakfast or perhaps one last swim in the ocean before meeting the driver and guide around 12:00. Take lunch in an organic restaurant nestled amongst rice paddies and organic gardens on the shores of the Bali Straits.

After lunch, recline in the healing waters of Banjar Hot Springs. These picturesque hot springs, set amidst lush tropical gardens, contain two main pools with warm sulphur water pouring from the mouths of dragons, or Naga’s as they are locally known. Continue to Munduk, the cool area in central highlands of Bali.

Overnight in Munduk.

Day 9 - Munduk – Ulundanu – Jatiluwih – Ubud

Breakfast at hotel,

Munduk is the ideal location for outdoor activities and this morning, explore the area with a light 1-hour trek through coffee and clove plantations and learn about the processing and growing.

Around 10:00, meet the guide and driver, travelling south to a vantage point overlooking two superb volcanic lakes: Buyan and Tamblingan. Stop for photos and to enjoy the scenery before descending to the thriving village of Bedugul. Enroute stop at the major water temple of Pura Ulun Danu, founded in the 17th century. This is perhaps one of the most photographed temples in Bali and is dedicated to Dewi Danu, the goddess of water, featuring a beautiful thatched Hindu Meru which seems to float on the lake. This temple is also home to a Buddhist shrine and a small mosque.

Continue to the UNESCO shortlisted rice terraces of Jatiluwih – the oldest and most spectacular in Bali for lunch in a local restaurant.

Travel through the scenic area of Marga to the resort in Ubud, arriving mid-afternoon.

No visit to Bali would be complete without witnessing traditional dance and this evening, you will be treated to a performance followed by dinner.

Overnight in Ubud.

Day 10 - Ubud     

Breakfast at hotel,

Day at leisure

Overnight in Ubud

Day 11 - Batur Sunrise     

You will be picked up from lobby hotel early in morning around 0200 – 0230. Depart to the starting point at the base of Mount Batur. The drive will take approximately 90 minutes.

Upon arrival, local guides will welcome you and check all the preparation (a flashlight included), then they will give a safety briefing for the track. The first section is through a plenty of volcanic ash, sand and small rocks. The pathway is mostly uphill but with plenty of opportunities to stop. After approximately two hours (2km), you will approach the top of the crater and the terrain is a wind-swept pathway with very few rocks and vegetation

Around 06:00, while sitting at the top (1717 meters), you will witness the sunrise over Mount Abang and Mount Agung. On clear days it is also possible to view Lombok’s Mount Rinjani in distant. A simple breakfast (usually egg, bread, cheese, jam and fruit) and hot coffee or tea will accompany you while enjoying the view.

Continue on foot to another crater rim. You will descend from the crater along the same path as you climbed in the dark- allowing this time for spectacular views of the surroundings. You will see the lava flows and the path of destruction from the two former eruptions as well as Lake Batur in the distance.

Return to your hotel.

Rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight in Ubud 

Day 12 - Cooking Class

Early breakfast at hotel,

This morning at 07:00, you’ll be transferred to central Ubud where you will meet your local chef and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee while receiving a short briefing on the day’s program.

With your local chef, visit the traditional food market to learn about the intricacies of Indonesian regional cuisines and observe the daily market trade and the exotic fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices that grace Indonesian plates.

Returning to a traditional Balinese Kitchen via a tour of the rice paddies, you have the opportunity to delve deeper into the techniques of Balinese cooking under the guidance of an expert local Chef. Here, you will learn how to prepare Balinese signature dishes, using time honored techniques and become familiar with the fresh herbs, spices, and other ingredients that make Balinese food delightfully tasty. Also experience the authentic coconut-oil processing and learn to make a simple offering.

At noon, sit down and enjoy a delicious lunch of your creations.

Return at your hotel

Overnight in Ubud.

Day 13 - Ubud - Seminyak

Breakfast at hotel,

This morning you will be pick up to transfer to Seminyak hotel.

Check in at your hotel

Overnight in Seminyak

Day 14 - Seminyak

Breakfast at hotel,

Day at leisure

Overnight in Seminyak

Day 15 - Seminyak – Denpasar Departure

Breakfast at hotel,

This morning is free at leisure until transferring to Denpasar International Airport for your departure flight.

Cost

Cost

Pricing varies by departure, contact us

 

 


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