Within the Indonesian archipelago, Bali stands out as one of the most visited islands. Although frequented by many people, there are always places around the island that can give you a peaceful experience.
Bali’s main attraction has always been the blend of Balinese hospitality with the visually satisfying panoramas that unfold right before your eyes; infused with the rich culture this island has to offer.
Our 4 Days 3 Nights Bali Itinerary covers highlights across the island’s incredible sights, including; Uluwatu Temple, Tegenungan Waterfall, Ubud Art Village, Tegalalang & Jatiluwih Rice Terraces, Kintamani Volcano, Ulun Danu Temple, Tanah Lot Temple, and many more.
As well as enjoy comfortable hotel accommodation in the Kuta area in the south of Bali, a favorite tourist spot with spectacular beaches, shopping centers, nightlife, bars, pubs, and shopping centers.
Comfortable air-conditioned car transfer with an expert and knowledgeable Balinese driver/guide will assist you from your arrival to your departure from Bali. All entry fees, meals, and taxes are included.
Expected arrival in Bali ( 12.00 – 15.00 )
Late afternoon flight will adjust the program.
Places to be visit: Uluwatu temple/Pura Luhur Uluwatu, Kecak & fire dance, Jimbaran bay
Welcome to Bali – Land of dreams! Upon arrival at Denpasar Airport, you will be met by our representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel in Bali.
After check in at the hotel we will take you to Uluwatu Temple or Pura Luhur Uluwatu is incredible cliff temple in Bali.
Perched on a cliff, 229 feet (70m) above the crashing Indian Ocean, the distinctive structure provides a postcard-perfect backdrop for memorable photos.
Uluwatu temple has particular religious significance: Dhang Hyang Dwijendra, a pilgrim who founded the current form of Hindu-Dharma in the 15th century.
Lived his last days here. It’s believed that he achieved “moksa,” or unity with god, while meditating at this site.
A small forest lies at the front and hundreds of monkeys dwell here. They are believed to guard the temple from bad influences.
The serpentine pathway to the temple is fortified by concrete walls on the cliff side. It takes about an hour to get from one end to another as there are several fenced points along the way to stop.
The views from the bottom of the water surging up against rocks and the ocean horizon are remarkable.
While you here you also have opportunity to watch the most famous dance in Bali, Kecak and Fire Dance is a captivating traditional Balinese art performance,
which also goes by, ‘the monkey chant dance’, and loosely ‘fire dance’, for its occasional use of fire as a centrepiece prop.
The tranquility and peace you can find here can be a perfect antidote to a stressful world.
The land gently slopes away from the beach revealing exclusive celebrity haunts. Some are hidden under a canopy of leafy coconut palm groves.
Besides being the home of luxury hotels, Jimbaran is renowned for its famous seafood and romantic place for dinner.
Is the time for you to enjoy an unforgettable dinner experience by the white-sandy beach.
Indulge in a delectable selection of fresh seafood—including prawns, clams, and grilled fish, and squid—along with vegetable soup, rice, and sambal, an Indonesian chili sauce.
Pick up time 08.30 AM | Duration 11 hours
Places to visit: Batubulan village, Barong & Kris dance, Tohpati village, Celuk village, Mas village, Tegunungan waterfall, Tirta Empul temple, Kintamani volcano, Tegallalang village, Ubud Palace, Puri Saren Agung, Ubud market
After breakfast at the hotel, the trip begins with a ride from your hotel and takes you to Batubulan village, famed for its stone statues and sculptures.
While there, watch the lively Barong and Kris Dance, a piece of Balinese mythology with ornate costumes, traditional dancing, and unique musical instruments.
The 12th-century classical tale of good versus evil, Calon Arang, serves as the backdrop for the Barong and Kris dance.
The Barong, a benevolent spirit in beast form must protect a kingdom against the vengeful wrath of the widow and witch queen, Rangda.
This dance is the classic example of the Balinese way of acting out mythology, resulting in myth and history being blended into one reality.
The climactic scene has the palace guards in a trance, turning on themselves by screaming and stabbing their chests fiercely with their Kris daggers, but without harm due to the black magic.
After the show we will take you to visit Tohpati village is widely known as the center of handmade Balinese Batik weaving.
Batik is a very special art, which requires a lot of patience and skill. It is a traditional fabric printing.
The word “Batik” means “drawing with wax.” The technique must be thousands of years old. It is proved that this art already appeared in the first centuries in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.
As you come over to this site, you will learn many things about how locals express their minds through the pattern of beautiful batik starting from making design, waxing, giving color, and drying the batik after it undergoes the long process.
Next stop is Celuk village famous for producing high-grade gold and silver handicrafts.
The village located in Gianyar Regency has a unique and excellent production of gold and silver handicrafts.
Almost all the families and villagers are Balinese who are professional, skilled, and art souls to develop the creative design and a variety of products related to gold and silvers.
This craft village with a long history has been producing gold and silvers that penetrate the local, national, and international markets.
Various types of jewelry, either as souvenirs or export commodities are produced in this village including variation types of rings, necklaces, earrings, hairpins, brooch, and others.
Don’t miss the opportunity to purchase stunning handmade bracelets, rings, necklaces, and many other glimmering mementos.
Continue a trip to Mas Village, one of the many artist’s villages surrounding Ubud, which is the best place on the island to find high-quality Balinese woodcarvings.
Considered some of the best woodcarvings in the world. Visitors to Mas Village will find a style of woodcarving characterized by a synergy between humanism and naturalism.
Balinese masks, as well as carvings inspired by Buddhist and Hindu mythologies, are among the more popular items.
Even if you don’t plan to buy, it’s worth visiting Mas Village to watch the masters at work and to see some of the large and very impressive carvings.
Head next to Tegenungan Waterfall is one of the most famous waterfalls in Bali, located in the south of Ubud.
The typical scene around Tegenungan Waterfall is genuinely delightful, with green trees and beautiful. The waterfall is isolated but has become a popular tourist attraction to explore and relax.
You can pose for photos or even take a dip in the clean, freshwater pool constantly supplied by the gushing fall.
There is a small wooden bridge across the stream that gives visitors access to more stairs if they desire to climb up to the top of the falls and peek over the edge.
Afterwards take you to Tirta Empul Temple located in the village of Manukaya, Tampaksiring.
The site serves as a legendary setting of a traditional tale about good versus evil. It is also a national cultural heritage site.
The complex, built circa 960 AD, is also a silent witness to the old Balinese kingdom years, particularly at the time of the Warmadewa Dynasty.
This temple has spring water that is used as holy water for various religious ceremonies for Hindu people.
Next, your guide takes you into the highlands of Kintamani volcano, which is a name of the countryside located on the hill and the beautiful panorama surrounding it.
We can see a beautiful panorama from Kintamani to overview the active volcano of Mount Batur and the wide Lake of Batur in a valley.
It is situated in the plateau area with cool weather surrounding it. When we stand up at Kintamani, we will be able to see the rural area which is close to the lake. This place is very famous and visited by many tourists every day.
Relax in the cold mountain breeze, and then enjoy your buffet lunch, served at a delightful restaurant, which is direct by the view of the volcano and its crater lake.
Head to the village of Temen and join a walking tour of the local Coffee farm. Stroll past fragrant coffee, vanilla, fruits, spices, and clove plantations and learn about the uses and medicinal benefits of the herbs.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the roasting process, especially Coffee Luwak which is mainly produced in the Indonesian Archipelago.
This coffee is made from the beans of coffee berries which have been eaten by Luwak the Asian Palm Civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) and other related civets, then passed through its digestive tract.
Drive to the Tegalalang village, the most beautiful view of rice terraces. Meet local farmers planting and harvesting and then learn about Subak
A traditional and ecologically sustainable irrigation system that combines the realms of spirits, humans, and nature.
At the end of the day head to Ubud Palace, officially Puri Saren Agung. The palace is very beautiful with artistic traditional buildings and contains a high aesthetic value.
The dynamics of creative arts and a rich culture creates the perfect getaway to experience a different side of Bali in addition to the natural attractions on the island.
Then cross the road to the Ubud Market, which is the best art market in Bali, where you can find beautiful silk scarves, lightweight shirts, handmade woven bags, baskets or hats; statues, kites, and many other hand-crafted goods.
Spend some time checking out the crafts and pieces on offer and browse for souvenirs from local artists, before heading back to your hotel.
Pick up time 09.00 AM | Duration 10 hours
Places to visit: Taman Ayun temple, Candi Kuning market, Pura Ulun Danu Bratan temple, Handara gate, Wanagiri Hidden hills, Jatiluwih rice terrace, Tanah Lot temple
After breakfast at the hotel, start your day with convenient pickup directly from your hotel, and grab a window seat as you ride into the countryside.
Enjoy a beautiful scenic drive along the island’s mountains and highlands. On the way stop at Taman Ayun Temple is a landmark in the village of Mengwi, Badung regency, located 17km northwest of Denpasar.
Taman Ayun Temple is also one of six royal temples in Bali making it very important both spiritually and historically. The temple’s name is Taman Ayun translates to the ‘Garden Temple in the Water’.
This temple complex boasts magnificent traditional architectural features throughout its courtyards and enclosures as well as expansive garden landscapes comprised of lotus and fish ponds.
From there, continue to visit Bedugul, a pleasant mountain village on Lake Bratan. Gain a fascinating insight into the culture of the real Bali as you visit the local Candi Kuning Market.
While here, enjoy the array of fresh fruits, vegetables, spices, and exotic flora, including wild orchids and roses.
Afterward, enjoy your buffet lunch at a lakeside restaurant. At the end of your lunch, take a short walk to the shore of the lake, then visit an amazing Pura Ulun Danu Bratan Temple.
Discover a different angle of this magnificent water temple as you approach and see the temple standing proudly, embracing the lake as it laps at its foundations.
The temple was built in the 17th century in worship of the main Hindu trinity, Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva, as well as the lake goddess, Dewi Danu.
The sight and cool atmosphere of the Bali uplands have made the lake and this temple a favorite sightseeing and recreational spot as well as a frequently photographed site.
Next, to Handara Gate a famous Instagramable spot in Bali. Make a wonderful picture in front of Handara Gate with the breathtaking view of green scenery and gigantic-exotic traditional Balinese gate as your backdrop.
Pamper your eyes with the amazing green surrounding, beautiful scenery, and the amazing background of smoky green hills between the gates that creates a perfect picture.
Continue the trip to Wanagiri Hidden Hills located in the highlands of Wanagiri and Munduk village, Sukasada district, Buleleng regency.
This place has a charm of beauty that is able to make anyone who saw him feel hypnotized and fell in love.
Wanagiri Hidden Hill is punctuated by a series of whimsical vantage points over Lake Tambingan and Lake Buyan.
Tamblingan Lake is a lake located in the plateau area with green hills surrounding it. It is situated adjunction to Buyan Lake with cool weather surrounding it.
It has many unique spots that can be used by you who want to find exciting content to upload to Instagram.
There’s a human-sized bird’s nest, wooden teacups, the bow of a boat, wooden stars, tree houses, an Indonesian interpretation of the Eiffel Tower with a giant swing overlooking the water below, and much more.
All of these platforms face directly to Lake Buyan and Lake Tamblingan surrounded by shady forests.
Continue your trip to Jatiluwih Rice Terraces one of the most picturesque areas in Bali.
Lies about 20 kilometers north of Tabanan, in Bali’s western region. Situated majestically in the hills 850 meters above sea level.
The cool highlands and the breathtaking scenery of these rice terraces attract many tourists and certainly photographers.
The walk around the huge Jatiluwih rice fields certainly gives you a real local Balinese experience, making it a perfect opportunity to get away from the crowds.
At the end of the day head to Tanah Lot Temple (Indonesian: Pura Tanah Lot) is as iconic as the island of Bali.
This temple is dedicated to the God of Sea, which has a breathtaking natural splendor, it stands on solid sea rock overlooking the Indian Ocean.
The temple is also considered one of the most important landmarks in Bali with its unique surroundings and is said to have been founded by the 16th-century priest Nirarha.
The image of Balinese temples on the rock facing the wide open ocean, perched high above the crashing waves below.
North of Tanah Lot is Batu Bolong Temple, similarly built on a rock formation with a ‘hollow’ overpass linking to the mainland.
Convenient pathways and well-kept tropical gardens line the grounds from Tanah Lot Temple to Batu Bolong, with resting spots offering shades and good viewpoints to both outcrops.
For those who love photography, the sunset is the golden hour or magic hour.
Capture an amazing sunset, and enjoy unforgettable spectacular and astonishing sundown sights before you are conveniently returned to your hotel.
As this is your last day in Bali. After breakfast, we suggest that you plan your day as per the time of your flight.
Check-out from your hotel as per the hotel policies and get a transfer to the airport.