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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.

Bali Full-Day Private Customized Tour

2. Bali Full-Day Private Customized Tour

Explore Bali according to your own interests on a full-day customized tour. Rent a driver and new model vehicle (up to 4 passengers) for 10 to 11 hours, and discover Bali's beautiful sites in a day. From the Monkey Forest to beautiful temples, the surf beaches of Kuta and the crafts of Ubud, Bali has it all. An airport pick-up is provided if needed, or you can benefit from pick-up in Seminyak, Legian, Kuta, Nusa Dua, Jimbaran, Sanur, Ubud, Candidasa or Denpasar. The supplier will create a package to save you time and money. Their friendly team will customize your trip and ensure your safety and satisfaction at all times. Make your vacation a memorable one at a reasonable price.

Bali: Hidden Canyon, Waterfall, and Temples Private Day Tour

3. Bali: Hidden Canyon, Waterfall, and Temples Private Day Tour

Uncover the story of Balinese history and immerse yourself in local culture on this sight seeing tour in Bali. Swim in a hidden canyon and capture photos of Tegenungan waterfall. Go into the Elephant Cave Temple and try locally-produced coffee at a plantation. Be picked up in the morning from the comfort of your accommodation in Ubud, Sanur, Nusadua, Canggu, Seminyak, Kuta, or Jimbaran. Sit back and relax on the drive to Hidden Canyon Beji Guwang. Explore the ravine which has been forged by thousands of years of powerful water produced during the rainy season. Take a refreshing swim in a picturesque natural pool and view stunning natural waterfalls. Next, head to Batuan temple. See its famous Balinese paintings, well-preserved sandstone bas motifs, and traditional Balinese temple architecture. Stop at a local restaurant where you can purchase some authentic Balinese food. Reach Tegenungan waterfall and take a walk along the banks of the Tukad Petanu river. Capture pictures of water plunging down into a deep pool next to a verdant cliff. See the blooming trees by the waterfall. Travel to the Elephant Cave Temple where you can see various structures with Hindu influences that date back to the 10th-century. View some Buddhist elements which date back to the 8th-century. Enter the cave to see 3 stone idols each wrapped in red, yellow and black cloths. Finish your tour with a visit to coffee plantation to learn about coffee production process. Taste some locally-grown coffee before heading back to your accommodation in Ubud, Sanur, Nusadua, Canggu, Seminyak, Kuta, or Jimbaran.

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

4. 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.

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: Mount Batur Mountain Biking Adventure with Lunch

6. Bali: Mount Batur Mountain Biking Adventure with Lunch

Challenge yourself to an adventurous day in Bali on this mountain cycling activity. Enjoy a good workout while on vacation, and get to see a different side of the island at the same time. Embark on a journey off the beaten track, through some of Bali’s most scenic highland landscapes. Start your ride near the renowned Mount Batur Volcano, overlooking Kintamani Lake, and cycle through 30kms of forest trails, ancient temples, villages, rice fields, and plantations.  Everything you need will be provided, from modern mountain bikes to a complete set of protective equipment, so you can have a worry-free time. After the bike ride, enjoy a lunch with your fellow bikers to regain your strength before heading home.

Bali: Meditation & Yoga at a Waterfall with Blessing Ritual

7. Bali: Meditation & Yoga at a Waterfall with Blessing Ritual

Following the convenient pickup from your accommodation, head to a Balinese village and get acquainted with the locals. Witness their way of living and learn about their unique beliefs.  From here, take a short trek through the jungle and find the mystical waterfall where you will do your meditation and a simple yoga session. Listen to the sounds of birds and the running water. Climb up to an elevation and enjoy the view of the waterfall, its bridges, and a small natural pool.  Meditate, relax, and absorb the natural energy from your spectacular natural surroundings. Learn how to do a simple Yogasana for stress releasing purpose.  Then, head to the sacred water temple nearby to meet your local priest who will conduct the water purification and healing ritual for you before you back to your accommodation feeling recharged and connected again.

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What people are saying about Seminyak

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 24 reviews

got to see a lot of Ubud in one day. I had booked a group trip, but since it's lowseason it was just me on the trip. my guide was Agung and he also gave me time to see the Ubud palace and the Ubud marketpøace, we also stopped at a coffee plantation. all in all a good and educational day, highly recommended!

The tour was great, very nice spots and good length of activities. Since we were alone on the tour there was a lot of flexibility. Our guide Topan was very helpful and answered all our questions, it was very informative!

We had an amazing trip in Ubud area. Our guide Wayan Agus was a really nice person who explained to us a lot of stuff about visited areas but also about Balinese culture.

The guided tour was the best part of my trip, he knew the best places to visit, explained a lot about the culture and traditions.

Absolutely brilliant day! Extremely attentive guide that is flexible for your needs and added extra things in!