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Ubud: Highlights Small Group Guided Tour

1. Ubud: Highlights Small Group Guided Tour

Zip through Ubud in a private car and meet other travelers on this small group tour of up to 5 people. Waste no time getting up close and personal with Bali’s lush rice terraces and rich historic heritage. Visit religious sites, explore the region's culture and history, and experience stunning landscapes. After pickup from your hotel, the first stop on your tour is at the scenic Tegenungan Waterfall. After some swimming and selfies, head to your next stop, the Monkey Forest. Meet some playful new companions and be entertained by their mischievous antics as you wander through the forest. Next, savor an authentic Balinese meal for lunch, giving you energy for the afternoon. Take a short hike through the beautiful rice terraces of Tegallalang and admire the beautiful scenery. End your tour with a visit to the temple complex and holy mountain spring of Tirta Empul, before being dropped off back at your hotel.

Ubud & Canggu: Rice Terrace, Waterfall & Black Sand Beach

2. Ubud & Canggu: Rice Terrace, Waterfall & Black Sand Beach

After pickup in a private vehicle from your hotel, you will head to Ubud and make your first stop at the stunning Tegenungan waterfall where you can walk up close to the cascades and step over the top rocks to get amazing views of the surrounding jungle. Next, explore the Ubud Art Market that is located in front of the Royal Ubud Palace. Here you can find beautiful silk scarves, lightweight shirts, handmade woven bags, baskets or hats; statues, kites and many other hand-crafted goods. The Ubud market also served as a setting for the Hollywood movie 'Eat Pray Love', which shows a scene where actress Julia Roberts is opposite a male character strolling through the stalls which are frequently visited by foreign and domestic visitors in real life. Your visit to Ubud is not complete without visiting Tegallalang rice terrace, famous for its beautiful scenes of rice paddies. Your private tour guide will explain to you about Subak which is the traditional Balinese irrigation system. You will have the option to visit a Luwak coffee plantation where you can see how the most expensive coffee in the world is made. After exploring Ubud, you will go to Canggu, the new benchmark for edgy beach clubs and bars, progressive eating spots and slick spas in Bali. Your guide will take you to check out the black sand beach where you can relax, grab a beer, and witness the sunset view before going back to your hotel.

Bali: Customized Private Tour with a Female Guide

3. Bali: Customized Private Tour with a Female Guide

Embrace your love of adventure and spend a half or full day discovering Bali on a private, customizable tour. Feel safe as a solo or group of female travelers with a female guide who understands your needs and knows the country inside out, from the most interesting places to visit to the most comfortable places to stay. Tailor your tour to your interests and enjoy the full freedom to create the itinerary that best meets your needs. Here are 3 examples of suggested itineraries: Kintamani Tour 1. Balinese Traditional House: visit a traditional house to be introduced to the culture of Bali. 2. Batuan Village Temple: see the temple’s distinctive architecture and carvings3. Mount and Lake Batur: capture scenic views of the mountain and lake at one of the most popular destinations in Bali. 4. Bali herbs and coffee plantation: taste Kintamani’s renowned Arabica and Robusta coffee. Discover the traditional coffee-making process of kopi luwak (civet coffee). 5. Gunung Kawi holy temple: experience the calm and peaceful atmosphere Gunung Kawi temple, built to honor the Udayana King and located on the riverbank. Tanah Lot Tour 1. Do water sports at Tanjung Benoa. 2. Visit Tanah Lot Temple, located on a large offshore rock. 3. See the sunset at Canggu Beach and go for a stroll along the golden sands. Bedugul and Jatiluwih Tour 1. Visit Taman Ayun Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See how the royal temple, built during the Mengwi Empire, appears to drift across the waters of a large fish pond. 2. Enjoy the mountainous scenery at Bedugul. Visit Ulundanu Temple and look out over the mirror-like waters of Beratan Lake. 3. Experience the unique beauty of the Jatiluwih rice terraces, which are a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the irrigation methods behind these famous fields.

Ubud: Tirta Gangga and Taman Ujung Water Palace Tour

4. Ubud: Tirta Gangga and Taman Ujung Water Palace Tour

East Bali is one of the most popular places to visit during your holiday in Bali, besides being famous for the gates of haven, there are many other best places such as water palaces. Pick up at your location with a driver and private guide of course in an air conditioned car then go to the first place, namely Tirta gangga with lots of big canti fish, take pictures and feed the fish. Then proceed to Taman ujung karangasem enjoy the garden views and the unique architecture of the resting place of the king of Karangasem with a large pool and can see the beach and mountains. Finished with the water palace, then headed to the terraced rice fields which are still in the eastern area of Bali, the name is Sibetan rice terrace with beautiful natural views. It's time to visit a waterfall called Cepung Waterfall with very beautiful cliffs and caves, especially when the sun shines through the cave. Swing with a real swing at a height and enjoy the beautiful view of the forest and hills.

Kintamani: Sunrise Yoga, Meditation, Earth & Water Rituals

5. Kintamani: Sunrise Yoga, Meditation, Earth & Water Rituals

Experience the magic of Bali with a morning spiritual experience. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from accommodations in Ubud, Kintamani, Kuta, Seminyak, Canggu, Jimbaran, Nusa Dua, Candi Dasa, Kerobokan, or Sanur. Drive to Kintamani near Mount Batur.  The elements of earth, wind, fire, air, and spirit come together in this area, creating an aura of healing. Meet your guide, an experienced Balinese priestess. Take a nourishing walk through the stunning woodlands near Mt. Abang which surround a volcanic crater basin. Reconnect with your inner peace during yoga and meditation. Take a part in an earth ritual in which you will give back to mother nature and create a compassionate relationship with the environment. Afterward, enjoy a healthy breakfast as you take in a gorgeous view of Mount Batur. End your journey with a water cleansing ceremony at one of Tampaksiring’s ancient temples. This cleansing ritual is performed in order to purify your body mind and soul. Connect with your emotions and intuition through the element of water. Gain a deeper understanding of Bali and yourself.

Bali: Full-Day Private Water Temple Ritual & Yoga Class

6. Bali: Full-Day Private Water Temple Ritual & Yoga Class

Join a full-day yoga retreat in the beautiful landscapes northeast of Ubud. Visit a holy water temple and with guidance choose to take part in a traditional cleansing ritual with holy water. Take part in a guided healing yoga and meditation practice at a secluded villa. Enjoy free time at the villa to lounge, relax, and eat lunch. After an early pickup, head to Mengening Holy Water Temple, Pura Mengening, located in the village of Saraseda, Gianyar Regency. The temple is sacred as a place of melukat, a ritual in which locals perform self-cleaning or ablution with holy water. It’s also a site where the Balinese request tirtha – the holy water used for Hindu ceremonies. These springs have been derived from natural sources since the 11th century, and the pools’ bathing waters are cool and clear. Before going in, receive guidance on how to act in the ritual, especially how to present the canang sari flower offering with incense. The bathing rite is said to be both a physically and spiritually rejuvenating yet meditative experience. After, travel to Tepi Sawah Villa. Enjoy your delicious lunch with both vegan and vegetarian options here as well as some free time to lounge, take a swim in the pool, or explore the grounds.  Later, take part in a Bali healing yoga and meditation practice with Jero Priestess Luh Manis, who will guide you through a spiritual experience that reconnects with nature and the universal energy.

Canggu: Private Car Hire and Driver

7. Canggu: Private Car Hire and Driver

Travel from Canggu in a private air-conditioned vehicle and benefit from free guidance to help plan your itinerary. Spend 4-8-12 hours discovering Bali things to do with a professional driver or guide . The driver is more than happy to adjust your itinerary to include or exclude anything you'd like. The driver will dive deeper into your itinerary when you get picked up from your hotel so everyone is happy with the plan for the day. With our wealth of experience heading to all the major sightseeing spots on the island, we will ensure that your journey is as smooth as possible. Visit Ubud for Bali thrilling adventure from the famous jungle swing, ATV Ride, White Water Rafting, to explore the famous Monkey Sanctuary at Ubud Padang Tegal. Go east of Bali for major temples of Bali including the famous Besakih temple of Bali known also known as the mother temple of Bali, Pura Penataran Lempuyang for its iconic gate of heaven perfect for snapping your picture for your social media feeds. Visit north of Bali for tasting the most unique Cat Poo Chino also known as Luwak Coffee while enjoying the view of an active of Volcano with panoramic view of Lake Batur. Alternatively explore South of Bali for its white sandy beaches, Uluwatu Temple famous for its Kecak Fire Dance, and its Sunset Dinner at a beach while enjoying the famous sea food of Bali.

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What people are saying about Canggu

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 52 reviews

Words can’t describe how amazing Bello was! From start to finish he was so attentive, enthusiastic and helpful - giving us information and historical facts about everything around Ubud! My friends and I would definitely recommend Bello to any future travellers! Such a great day and it exceeded our expectations!

Trip Guru provided us with a great tour! Our guide Bello was an excellent driver! We felt so safe with him and requested him for other trips too. He has a broad knowledge of history and culture which is perfect! Overall, this was a great experience, a lot to see and experience!

Amazing experience. Yoga instruction is also very nice and provided us with a never to forget experience. High recommend to anyone visiting Bali.

It was great, everything was perfect from start to finish, from the quality of the service providers to the excursion itself. A big thank-you

Mardi was excellent. His knowledge and hospitality was second to none.