Bali’s Spiritual and Natural Heartlands

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While Bali’s famous beaches are the island’s main attractions, it is what lies inland that truly defines Indonesia’s leading actor in the tourism industry.

Amassing a loyal group of repeat visitors, destined to enjoy the vibrancy around its expansive coastline, the culturally enthralling side of Bali requires some guidance. An authentic trail deep in the cultural and spiritual heart is enveloped smoothly during this full-day tour, where nature and human encounters engulf avid explorers from morning until afternoon.

Duration 9 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • A full-day tour with a professional English-speaking guide.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle with professional driver.
  • All entrance fees for visits as mentioned in the description.
  • All applicable taxes and service charges
  • Lunch at a local restaurant is included (food only)
  • Entry/Admission - Taman Ayun Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Beratan
  • Entry/Admission - Pasar Candi Kuning
  • Entry/Admission - Jatiluwih Green Land
What's excluded :
  • Transfers other than Sanur, Kuta, Seminyak, Nusa Dua, Canggu, Uluwatu, Tanjung Benoa, Legian, Ubud
  • Tours, inclusions of any kind and other services that are not outlined in the tour description
  • Personal expenses such as meals, drinks, tips and gratuities, shopping, portage fees
  • Any airline tickets, visa fees, additional transportation cost from and to the general meeting point
  • Travel insurance coverage for customers (highly recommendable)
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Taman Ayun Temple, Jl. Ayodya No.10, Mengwi 80351 Indonesia

An early morning departure from selected resorts along Bali’s southern coast and charming Ubud kicks off the day. Together with an English-speaking guide and dedicated driver, you head deep into the verdant green heart of the island. The landscape slowly changes from a more populated region to a horizon, dotted with villages and mountains. The morning starts with a stop at the 17th-century sanctuary of Taman Ayun. Surrounded by a small moat and packed with gardens featuring shrines, pavilions and ponds, Taman Ayun is a Hindu temple that was the main place of worship during the Mengwi Kingdom. It is separated into three main courtyards, and all of these can be admired from a viewing platform at the back of the site.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Lake Beratan, Jl. Bedugul, Candi Kuning, Tabanan 80345 Indonesia

An inundated visit to watch the calmness of Beratan Lake is next on the itinerary with its stunning Ulun Danau Beratan Temple. This temple sits on Lake

Beratan's western side against a backdrop of Bedugul’s highland mountains, a popular weekend getaway for locals. The temple complex has a floating appearance above this still crystal clear lake that often has a mist hanging above it and encompassing the temple adding to its mythical appearance. The complex has four sacred buildings and is dominated by tiered temples. In the background, the sacred contours of Mount Catur set the tone for the lofty heights surrounding this charming lake. Lunch is included at a local restaurant

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Pasar Candi Kuning, Jl. Singaraja, Bedugul, Baturiti Indonesia

Next, meeting the locals at the thriving Candi Kuning market sees how commerce on a local level continues to thrive.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jatiluwih Green Land, Jatiluwih Village, Tabanan 82152 Indonesia

Via the UNESCO World Heritage-listed rice terraces of Jatiluwih for some Instagrammable images, the final stop of the day is made at the stunning religious shrine of the Pura Luhur Batukaru. A lesser-visited temple on the edge of the forest within the Jatiluwih region is a great example to admire of how the Balinese pay respect to the gods. We end the afternoon by driving back to selected resorts along Bali’s South Coast or in Ubud.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offered
Return transfers for this excursion apply only / are inclusive for customers staying along South Bali (Sanur, Kuta, Nusa Dua, Jimbaran, Legian and Seminyak) and Ubud.
Departure Time :
8:30 AM
Return Detail :
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • This tour is operated on full private basis with English-speaking guide. Other languages are on request / subject to availability and supplementary charges may apply
  • Return transfers for this excursion apply only / are inclusive for customers staying along South Bali (Sanur, Kuta, Nusa Dua, Jimbaran, Legian and Seminyak) and Ubud. Transfers outside these areas, including any harbour and Bali’s International Airport are excluded. Supplements apply for customers who want to join this excursion outside one of these regions
  • This tour is not operational during Nyepi Day, Bali’s Day of Silence. The date of this spiritual day changes annually
  • We will do all possible to comply with any dietary requirements during this excursion; it may not always be possible to confirm your wishes in advance based on the choice of local restaurant
  • We regret to inform you that this excursion is not suitable for wheelchair users
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Royal temples and palaces uphold a very strict dress code: it is essential that you dress appropriately during this excursion by wearing clothes that cover shoulders and fall below the knees.
  • Customers wearing shirts with obscene and disrespectful prints and pictures and brightly-coloured clothing may be refused entrance
  • We always will make efforts to confirm the exact pick-up time upon reservation. For any operational issues in which are not able to confirm the exact pick-up time in advance, we reserve the right to inform you the day before the departure of the tour
  • Please note pick-up and drop-off services may not be confirmed for customers staying at private residences, apartment complexes, or other non-registered tourism accommodations. Customers may be asked to meet at a nearby hotel for pick-up and drop off
  • Natural elements of any kind have a destructive effect on electronic equipment. It is the customer’s own responsibility to ensure that any camera, mobile telephone or other device is properly wrapped and protected against these elements. We cannot be held responsible in any way for negligence and/or not following suggestions for any damage related to this
  • Please ensure that you bring sunglasses, a hat /cap and sunblock with a high SPF factor when traveling with us on this tour – even when it is cloudy, the sunrays still have an immense power
  • It is the responsibility of the customer to provide us with the correct hotel information, should pick-up and drop-off services be included in the package. Any changes in accommodation outside 24 hours will be handled accordingly: changes within 24 hours may be on request
  • In the event of no-show or change of accommodation without prior consent and confirmation from us within 24 hours may result in the applicable cancellation charges as outlined in the terms and conditions.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Asian Trails LTD

Activity ID: V-8084P143

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