The time has come for your trip of a lifetime to begin! Once you arrive at Denpasar airport we'll be there to pick you up and take you to our cool Canggu hotel to check you in. You can then relax by the pool/beach or explore Canggu before we enjoy a rooftop dinner and drinks in the evening with your new travel buddies.
Get ready to dive into Bali's rich culture as we head to check out two of it’s most famous temples – Tanah Lot which is set on a rock formation in the sea; and the Royal Temple of Taman Ayun. It' only day two but you've probably already fallen in love with the many amazing sites and friendly people this Bali is made up of. In the evening we'll take in the spectacular sunset on one of Canggu’s coolest beaches before a big night out on the lively town in Canggu.
Time to hit the beach for our very own surf lesson! One of our awesome local instructors shows us how to rock our surf skills on Kuta Beach (also one of the best places to surf in Asia!) before we head back to chill out at our hotel's rooftop pool or chill out on one of Bali's most beautiful beaches before we finish the day watching another impressive sunset.
It’s time to pack our bags as we move location to the bohemian jungle town of Ubud – en route to our next destination we make a stop at a beautiful waterfall to cool off. Once we check into our awesome hotel you'll have a bit of time to check out the town where you'll quickly fall in love with the amount of character and traditional Balinese culture' that's bursting through every walking moment. After we've freshened up we'll head out to one of Bali’s coolest live music destinations for a fun-filled evening of singing & dancing with the group.
After breakfast, we head down to the local food markets to learn and observe where all our fresh ingredients come from. Our local family will explain in detail about all the delicious ingredients and what they use it for, before heading back to their village. Here the amazing Wayan and his family teach us some of Bali’s most famous dishes as well as Canang Sari, the flower offerings made for the God. Even better, we'll all sit down together and indulge in the delicious food we've just made. This afternoon we'll head to meet some of Ubud’s cheekiest locals at the sacred monkey forest, where it is believed the hundreds of monkeys that live there protect the ancient temples inside. After we've got our selfies with the monkeys you'll have some time to enjoy a bit of retail therapy in the markets before heading back to get ready tonights dinner with the group.
Get ready for one of the most exciting (and famous) things to do in Bali - wandering through the scenic rice terraces of Tegalalang. Trek through the valleys and stop off at one of the many swings for photos or a cool coconut and see how these beautiful formations still play a very important role in the locals’ present-day way of life. This afternoon we'll visit Kintamani for as spot of lunch overlooking the active volcano Mt. Batur. We'll then head back to either top up your tan by the pool or pick up some souvenirs at the colourful and vibrant local market.
It’s time to swap the jungles for the beaches! This morning we'll get up promptly as we head to catch the bus then ferry over to the stunning tiny island of Gili Trawangan. We will check in to our tropical accommodation in the heart of the island for our final few days. Once there, we spend the afternoon having a beer & chilling by the pool or explore the many beaches that surround the island! Catch a beautiful sunset on the beach before heading out for dinner. Now it’s time to party! Explore Gili’s famous nightlife in the many beachside bars the island has to offer.
Get your sunscreen and swimwear at the ready as we spend the day island-hopping on a boat trip around the three Gili Islands. Head to some of the best snorkel spots around Gili Meno & Gili Air where you will see stunning coral, beautiful fish, turtles and coral conservation projects. Enjoy a cold drink and a beachfront lunch on Gili Air before we head out this evening to enjoy the stunning sunset and a drink at some of the best beach bars on the island.
Today we will explore the island on one of Gili’s only modes of transportation, pushbike! As we cycle around the island we'll explore different beaches and take a small trek up the hill to see Gili’s only viewpoint before exploring a bit of history with remnants of an old WWII bunker. Enjoy one last sunset with your travel buddies as we reminisce about our epic time on the trip over a farewell dinner and finish off with a little party to celebrate the best 10 days of your life!
Check-out day! The fun doesn’t have to stop here. If you’re travelling on our amazing Group Leaders will help you book everything you need to get you where you need to go! Whether you’re on to explore some more islands, join another tour, or head back to the airport to catch a flight, we’ve got you covered! Please note that if you plan to fly home from Denpasar that day we recommend not booking a flight before 7pm to allow plenty of time to get back to the airport.