Tri Hita Karena.
Harmony with people. Harmony with nature. Harmony with spirit.
The Balinese people live by these three philosophical principles...
Bali + Java
Temples of the Tropics
explore stunning temples / island hop on a private, live-aboard boat / experience traditional ceremonial dance /
snorkel in tropical waters / relax on the beach / swim in waterfalls / visit the monkey forest / lounge in spas / hang with the locals
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Adventure to Bali and Java
August 10 - 22, 2019
START: ubud, BalI -> FINISH: ubud, BalI | DURATION: 13 dayS | 8-12 travellers | DIFFICULTY LEVEL: 4/5
Day 1: Arrival Day
Arrive in Ubud, Bali at our accommodations, drop your bags, and settle in. We’ll have our first group meeting at 3pm, and then take the rest of the day to relax and enjoy our new surroundings. In the evening, we’ll share a welcome dinner prepared by our local Balinese mama.
Day 2: The best of Ubud
Breakfast will be followed by a morning walk through the famous Monkey Forest. Then we’ll discover the village of Tampaksiring, the bone carving village, and visit two of the most beautiful temples in Bali: Gunung Kawi Temple and the Water Temple. For dinner folks are free to go out on their own or sit down with the group for a meal made by our own personal chef.
Day 3: Massages and Discovery
Breakfast followed by scheduled massages throughout the afternoon. You can choose to wander alone in Ubud to gather your own rhythm or go on an adventure with either Jay or Dee. We will discuss options at breakfast. Some of you might want to relax in a spa and some might want to venture to find that secret waterfall. We will all reconvene for dinner.
Day 4: Travel to Yogikarta, Java
After breakfast, we will all head to the airport where we’ll catch a flight to Yogikarta, Java. Once there, we’ll settle into our accommodation and spend the rest of the day roaming around the city.
Day 5: Borobudur and the Prambanan Hindu Temple
We’ll head out in the early morning to witness the sunrise at the stunning Borobudur temple, the second largest Buddhist temple on earth. After lunch, we’ll spend the afternoon visiting the Prambanan hindu temple, and take a small hike to the secret Sewu Temple. In the evening, we’ll watch a traditional Javanese dance performance/ritual.
Day 6: Day in Yogjakarta, Night Hike the Merapi Volcano.
After a restful morning, we’ll have lunch and visit Jogjakarta City. We’ll have an optional day trip this afternoon, but you can feel free to lounge in our accommodation or get some me-time if you prefer. At 10pm, we will depart on a 2 hr drive to Mount Merapi base camp. We will start the 4 to 5 hour climb to the top to watch the sunrise. And for the hard player, you can keep going to the summit (a 200meter hike in volcanic ashes, only for experienced hikers).
Day 7: Travel to Flores Island
We’ll hop on a flight from Yogjakarta to Flores Island, the departure point for our trip to Komodo Dragon Island. We will move in to our private boat, set sail, and anchor for the night near the Komodo national park.
Day 8: Komodo Dragons
Welcome to the Komodo National Park, home of the world famous komodo dragon. We’ll spend the day visiting the park and then sail over to hike the dragon trail on the nearby Rinca Island. Once the day is done, we’ll sail on to Laba Bay.
Day 9: Laba Island
We will hike to the amazing view point on Laba island, and then snorkel with manta rays in this pristine water. Later, we’ll sail to Moyo Island.
Day 10: Moyo Island
Enjoy the morning at the beautiful Moyo Waterfall, visit the stunning red beach. Later on, we’ll keep sailing towards Gili Air Island.
Day 11: Gili Air Island
We will spend the whole day relaxing, exploring, feasting on sea food and lush-ing it up on this magical little island with no roads. Spend the night in this peaceful paradise, listening to the sound of the waves.
Day 12: Back to Mama Bali
After breakfast, we will take our boat back to Ubud, Bali. After dropping our things at our accommodation, we’ll take some time quiet time to integrate. Walk through the rice paddies and take in everything you’ve experience in the past 12 beauty-filled days. In the early evening, we’ll go to a traditional, ceremonial dance performance. After, we will have our farewell dinner and cheers with to our adventure together accomplished.
Day 13: Departure Day
Breakfast at our accommodations and then pack up for check out. As personal flights may vary (flights are generally around midnight or 1am in the morning), we will consult you on what to do on your departure day. You are free to explore on your own or extend your stay.
FLIGHTs to/FROM BALI & Yogikarta
DAILY BREAKFAST, some LUNCHES, some DINNERS
ALL RELEVANT ENTRANCE FEES and tours
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
MEALS NOT STATED IN INCLUSIONS
PERSONAL EXPENSES (I.E. LAUNDRY, ALCOHOL, SOUVENIRS)
Scuba equipment rental (adv. open sea cert. required)