Breathtaking Bali

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UBUD, CANDIDASA, MUNDUK & SANUR

Explore breathtaking Bali on this 12-day adventure including airfare. Throughout our stay, we’ll explore some of the island’s most spectacular temples from the Mother Temple, the largest and holiest Hindu Temple, to the famous “Goddess of the Lake” Water Temple. We’ll immerse ourselves in the culture with a traditional Balinese purification ceremony and witness the traditional Balinese lifestyle.  Before the tour comes to a close, we’ll enjoy incredible natural sights like Munduk Waterfalls and the stunning sunset at Tanah Lot Temple.

For COVID-19 updates, please scroll down to our “Before You Depart” section.

Did you know that you can make this tour private for your friends and family? Find out more about pricing and options for your group.

Itinerary at
a Glance

  • 2 nights in Ubud
  • 2 nights in Candidasa
  • 2 nights in Munduk
  • 3 nights in Sanur

Tour
Highlights

  • Tanah Lot Temple at sunset
  • Participate in a traditional Balinese purification ceremony in holy spring water
  • Visit to Bali Aga, home of Bali’s original inhabitants
  • Besakih Temple (the Mother Temple)
  • Goddess of the Lake Temple (Ulun Danu)
  • Waterfalls at Munduk

Activity Level: Explorer 

Your Tour
Includes

  • Round-trip international airfare from Los Angeles (passengers may also book this tour without flights)
  • Airfare taxes, fees & fuel surcharges
  • Ground transportation in an air-conditioned motor coach
  • Accommodations at first-class hotels and beach resort
  • 15 meals: 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 2 dinners
  • Comprehensive sightseeing tours including admission fees as indicated in the itinerary
  • Professional, English-speaking Tour Director throughout
  • Refillable water bottle provided at the start of the tour

Tour Itinerary

USA to Bali

Your unforgettable adventure to Bali begins this evening as you check-in for your flight bound for Hong Kong. You’ll cross the international date line and jump forward one day en route.

*Passengers who did not purchase flights will join the tour in Ubud on Day 3.

Arrive in Ubud

This morning, wake up in Hong Kong and board your onward flight to Bali. Upon arrival, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. This evening, enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

Hotel | Element by Westin Bali Ubud
Included Meals | Dinner

Ubud

Discover many diverse angles of Balinese life, from culture to food to agriculture, on this one-of-a-kind trek to Kintamani in the eastern Bali highlands. Visit “Elephant Cave,” an ancient sanctuary with creatures carved into the glistening stone. Onto the sacred Holy Spring Water of Tirta Empul in Tampak Siring. Here you will witness one of Balinese ritual of body and mind cleansing. Put on a sarong, dip into the chill water and let holy water…

Ubud/Candidasa

Enjoy a leisurely morning at Hotel, swim by the pool or enjoy other interesting facilities the Hotel has. Continue today’s journey to Candidasa. On your way, visit Kusamba, the traditional sea salt harvesting village and the last stop will be made at Goa Lawah – a unique temple home to over thousands of bats.

Hotel | Ramayana Candidasa Resort & Spa or similar
Included Meals | Breakfast, Lunch

Candidasa

After breakfast, we’ll begin our exploration of East Bali. Our first visit will be to Tenganan Village, more commonly known as Bali Aga, the home of the original inhabitants of Bali. Continue to Tirta Gangga Water Palace where we’ll enjoy lunch at Tirta Ayu Restaurant, overlooking the many pools and gardens. This afternoon we’ll visit Besakih Temple, also known as the Mother Temple, the largest and holiest Hindu Temple in Bali. Comprised of 23 separate…

Candidasa/Munduk

After a morning at leisure, we’ll check out of our hotel and travel to Munduk by car. We’ll enjoy a scenic drive before making a stop at Ulun Danu Temple, the “Goddess of the Lake” Water Temple, where we’ll enjoy the beautiful setting and soak in the crisp northern air. We’ll continue to Candi Kuning, Bali’s traditional fruit and flower market atop a picturesque hill. Here we have free time to shop for produce, just…

Munduk

After breakfast we’ll take a short walk into the jungle where we’ll be greeted by the rushing sounds and spectacular sight of Munduk Waterfall. Despite being one of Bali’s most popular waterfalls, our morning visit is a great way to experience the beautiful cascade without the crowds. We’ll continue to one of the island’s best-kept secrets, Bhuana Sari Waterfall. Nestled in the tropical rainforest, this unique fall is reached by a 20-minute walk and is…

Munduk/Rumah Desa/Tanah Lot/Sanur

After breakfast, we’ll check out of our hotel and journey to Rumah Desa where the discovery continues with palm readings and a hike through the rolling countryside. We’ll spend some time in the heart of a Balinese rice field, farming the crop alongside the farmers and water buffalo. After a hot and delicious lunch, we’ll bid farewell to the friendly locals at Rumah Desa and continue to Tanah Lot, one of the most photographed temples…

Sanur

Enjoy a free day to explore Bali independently or relax and enjoy the amenities of your resort. Consider one of our optional tours including a Sunrise Cycling tour of Sanur, a full-day tour of Nusa Penida Island, or a half-day Sanur Offering Making Class!

Included Meals | Breakfast

Sanur

This morning is free to explore independently. This afternoon, we’ll visit Pura Luhur, undoubtedly one of the region’s most celebrated temples. Perched 250 feet above the water, we’ll have the perfect vantage points to view the beach below and see the huge waves rolling in from the Indian Ocean and crashing against the cliffs. During our visit we’ll see a Kecak dance, or Monkey dance, which features as many as 100 men swaying and chanting…

Depart Bali

After breakfast this morning, we’ll check out of our hotel and transfer to the airport for our flight to Hong Kong and connecting flight back to the USA. Travelers returning to Los Angeles will arrive this evening.

*The tour will end for passengers who did not purchase flights on Day 12 in Bali.

Included Meals | Breakfast

Guided Tour Pricing

Book by Jan. 28, 2022 to get the best price. The starting prices below reflect a $100 discount applied when you pay by echeck.

Prices listed as “with flights” below include round-trip airfare from Los Angeles (LAX) for 2022 departures. Travelers may choose to purchase the tour only, and arrange their own arrival in destination. Please note this may change your tour start date.

Because we can’t secure airline pricing more than a year in advance, 2023 dates and prices listed below are for the tour only. Once flights are available, we’ll notify you of your options.

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June 26
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July 7
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September 4
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September 15
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2023 Tours Tour Only With Flights  
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March 12
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March 23
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May 7
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May 18
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July 9
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July 20
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September 17
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September 28
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Rates are based on double occupancy.
Single room supplement is $499.

For more information on this tour, please contact us here or call us during business hours (Mon-Fri, 9:00am – 5:30pm EST) at 1.800.337.7773.

Reservations and Payments
Reservations can be made by phone (1.800.337.7773) and will be confirmed upon receipt of your non-refundable, non-transferable deposit, which must be received at the time of reservation. Deposits are $99 per person for all 2021 departures, and $300 per person for all 2022 departures. Full payment is due 90 days prior to departure. Baggage fees may apply. Space and prices subject to availability. Please see the smarTours Terms and Conditions for complete booking information.

Optional Tours Customize your trip with these optional tours.

Indicated optional tours are now available to pre-book when you reserve your trip. This is the best option to guarantee your spot on your preferred optional tour!

Availability and pricing are subject to change. Optional tours require a minimum number of participants in order for the tour to operate. If you choose to book your optional tour while on your trip, payments are non-refundable and should be made by cash or credit card (VISA, MasterCard or AmEx, subject to service charge).

Sunrise Cycling

  • Sanur
  • From approx. $47 Per Person
Rise bright and early for a picturesque morning cycling tour around Sanur. We’ll cycle to the beach where we’ll have a chance to stretch and watch the magnificent sunrise before continuing on to the Sindhu morning market where locals shop the variety of fresh ingredients. Enjoy a taste of a scrumptious chocolate pancake with fried banana or yellow rice before we make our way to Campuhan Windu Segara. There, we’ll observe how locals worship and…

Nusa Penida Island Tour

  • From approx. $148 Per Person
Travel by speedboat across azure waters and into paradise with this full-day tour that incorporates history, culture, and stunning vistas. Begin with a visit to Goa Giri Putri, a breathtaking and colossal underground temple that’s accessed only through a small crack in the rock face. Next, travel to the sleepy, unspoiled village of Semaya to speak to local seaweed farmers and try out farming on the ocean shore. After a stop at Tanglad Village to…

Offering-Making Class

  • Sanur
  • From approx. $51 Per Person
Enjoy a 20-minute bicycle ride through the quiet alleys of Sanur as we make our way to today’s workshop. Our workshop leader has dedicated 14 years of her life to the offering making business, and she and her team supply various kinds of offerings for different Hindu festivals. After learning more about her work, we’ll enjoy a fun Balinese costume fitting session and dress in colorful traditional Balinese clothing. Once the fitting is done, we’ll…