Day 1: Arrive in Kuta
Airport Transfer, Welcome Dinner & Explore Kuta
Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted at the airport & driven directly to our modern surf inspired hotel. Have some time to get settled in, and then you’ll meet the rest of your group & your Ultimate Bali guide for a group orientation and welcome dinner! After filling our bellies, we’ll explore some of Kuta’s best nightlife spots!
Day 2: Surf & Seminyak
Surf in Kuta & Explore Seminyak
What better way to begin your Ultimate Bali adventure than learning to surf! We’ll visit one of Bali’s best beginner surf beaches, Kuta, and learn how to ride the waves with the locals. After some free time in the afternoon to explore the busy streets of Kuta, we’ll head to Seminyak for sunset on the beach & another fun night out on the town.
Day 3: Canggu
Temples & Beach Vibes
Escape the busy city and head to the chilled surf town of Canggu. Today we’ll visit Taman Ayun, one of the most beautiful temples on the island. Next, we head to the Tabanan Region to visit Tanah Lot Temple which can only be reached by wading across low tide. Relax tonight by the rooftop pool where a Bintang (Bali’s famous local beer) will be waiting for you at sunset.
Day 4: Travel to Ubud
Waterfalls, Rice Terraces & Cheeky Monkeys!
Today we will depart for Ubud, the place of “eat, pray & love.” En route, we’ll stop off to explore the hidden waterfall of Tegenungan – absolutely breathtaking! Continuing on we’ll make a short stop to explore the vast Tegalalang Rice Terraces by foot and lastly meet some of Ubud’s cheeky inhabitants at Monkey Forest.
Day 5: Ubud
Cooking Class & Coffee Tasting
In the morning we’ll head to the local market where we’ll hand-pick fresh ingredients to use during our Balinese cooking class. With the help of our local chef, we’ll cook some traditional Balinese dishes, learning how to create authentic flavours from scratch – yum! Later on, we’ll visit a coffee plantation where you’ll be able to taste local coffees & teas and learn the process behind the infamous Kopi Luwak coffee (aka ca-poo-cino!)
Day 6: Mt Batur or Yoga
Mt Batur Sunrise or Yoga
Feeling adventurous or looking for some rest and relaxation instead? Today you have 2 options. Choose to rise early and trek the active volcano, Mt. Batur. When you reach the summit relax your legs and take in an unforgettable sunrise! Prefer to sleep in? Take part in a mindful yoga class followed by an hour long Balinese massage. The choice is yours!
The afternoon is yours to spend as you choose. Zen by the pool, wander around the local Balinese markets, try some of the organic delicacies and take in the magical feel of Ubud!
Day 7: Travel to the Gili Islands
Arrive in Paradise!
After breakfast, we’ll head to the harbour and hop on the fast boat to Gili Trawangan, the largest and most popular of the Gili Islands and also every traveller’s favourite spot! Upon arrival, we’ll check-in to one of Gili T’s best hostels and later meet up to catch the sunset on the beach and drink to our arrival in paradise!
Day 8: Bicycle around Gili T
I like to ride my bicycle!
Today we explore the island by bicycle. Enjoy the ride and stop at some of Gili’s most picturesque spots for some great photo opps! Remember, you’re on island time so r-e-l-a-x!
Day 9: Gili Island Hopping
Snorkel the Gili Islands!
You can’t visit Gili T without snorkelling so today we’re cruising the islands! We’ll explore each of the three Gili Islands on our own private pontoon, stopping off along the way to snorkel in crystal clear waters and swim with sea turtles right off the shore. Walk on the white sandy beaches, explore the reef and take in your surroundings – we are in paradise! Tonight is the last night of the tour, so let’s celebrate with a traditional BBQ on the boat at sunset & after our return, we can celebrate all that we’ve done with a few bevvies and a toast to new adventures with our new mates!
Day 10: Onward Travel
Adios, Bon Voyage, Auf Wiedersehen, Toodle-oo!
It’s time for us to say our good-byes. Whether your plan is to return to Kuta, stay longer in Gili T or join another Ultimate tour, we’re here to help you with your onward travels!