1. Bali Countryside Cycling Tour
This bicycle tour takes you far away from the regular tourist itinerary and off the beaten track into rural Bali where you will get to see the customs and age-old traditions of the Balinese people. The tour will begin when you are whisked away from your accommodation by air-conditioned van and driven up to Tegalalang for breakfast. The restaurant features an exquisite view of the green rice terraces. After breakfast, enjoy a ride through the beautiful Balinese countryside where you will see some spectacular views. Ride through an incredible 70-acre bamboo forest and see traditional craftsmen at work, as well as farmers tending to their rice fields en route. The ride also includes a visit to the magical Balinese Traditional Village Penglipuran. Penglipuran is a very traditional village that has its own unique culture and way of life. All of the houses have been built with a nearly identical traditional entry gates. As you ride through timeless small villages you will see the smiles of Balinese children and hear greetings from local villagers. Then, the next stop on our journey will be at the magnificent temple. Enter inside the temple and if there is a ceremony taking place, you will be invited to witness the colorful event while your guides explain to you the significance of the ritual. From there, take a short walk through the rice paddies to see villagers planting and harvesting rice and even join in. Head to a local market in the town of Bangli where you can see the incredible array of exotic fruit, spices, and vegetables for sale. After the bike tour has finished, sit down for lunch at an authentic restaurant in the middle of the rice paddies. Experience a small Balinese plantation where you can learn about the medicinal uses and cultural importance of the variety of local plants.