An island known for its rich culture, alluring beaches and lush greenery offers stunning beaches, active volcanoes, scenic views, beautiful temples and shopping options.
Our 5 Days 4 Nights Bali Itinerary covers the most popular places and best attractions in Bali, such as; Ubud, Kintamani Volcano, Uluwatu Temple, Ulun Danu Bratan Temple, Tanah Lot Temple, Tegenungan Waterfall, Tegalalang and Jatiluwih Terraced Rice Fields, Jimbaran Beach, 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.
Personal service will be provided to you from your arrival in Bali until your departure. Includes air-conditioned car, entrance fees and tickets, meals, taxes, accommodation, knowledgeable Balinese driver/guide.
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 and then relax for the rest of the day.
Pick up time 08.30 AM | Duration 11 hours
Palce to visit: Batubulan village, Barong & Kris dance, Tohpati village, Celuk village, Mas village, Tegunungan waterfall, Tirta Empul temple, Kintamani volcano view, coffee farm, Tegallalang village, Ubud Palace, Ubud market
After breakfast at hotel, the trip begins with a ride from your hotel and take 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 Balinese way of acting out mythology, resulting in myth and history being blended into one reality.
The climactic scene has the palace guards in 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 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 this site, you will learn many things on how locals express their mind through the pattern of beautiful batik starting from making design, waxing, giving colour and drying the batik after it undergo the long process.
Next stop is Celuk village famous for producing high-grade gold and silver handicrafts. The village located in Gianyar Regency has the uniqueness and excellent in production of gold and silver handicrafts.
Almost all the families and villagers are Balinese who professional, skilled and art soul to develop the creative design and variety of products related to the gold and silvers.
This craft village with long historical has been producing gold and silvers that penetrating the local, national and international markets.
Various type of jewellery, either as souvenirs or export commodities are produced in this village includes variation type 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 trip to Mas Village, one of the many artists villages surrounding Ubud, 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 characterised 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 waterfall in Bali, that located in the south of Ubud.
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 that 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 being used as holy water for various religious ceremony for Hindu people.
Next, your guide takes you into the highlands of Kintamani volcano, is a name of countryside located in the hill and the beautiful panorama surround it.
We can see beautiful panorama from Kintamani to overview the active volcano of Mount Baturand wide Lake of Batur in a valley.
It is situated in the plateau area with cool weather surround 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 everyday.
Relax in the cold mountain breeze, and then enjoy your buffet lunch, that served at a delightful restaurant, which direct by the view of the volcano and it’s crater lake.
Head to the village of Temen and join a walking tour into 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.
As 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 building and contains the high aesthetics 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, 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 12 hours
Place to visit: Tenjung Benoa beach (water sport), Pandawa beach, Uluwatu temple, Kecan & fire dance Uluwatu, Jimbaran bay
After breakfast at hotel, picked up from your hotel and drive to Tanjung Benoa Beach a beautiful place blessed by the panoramic view of the sea with calm seawater.
Start your day of adventure by taking to the water on an inflatable Banana Boat Ride is the exciting water activities ride on the rubber boat in form of Banana and pulled by the speed boat.
Other activities are availabe with your own personal cost, like : Jet Ski, Scuba Dive, Snorkeling, Ocean Walk, Parasailing, and etc).
After lunch will take you to visit Pandawa Beach is a beautiful white sandy beach situated in the valley of white stone cliff, locally referred to as ‘Pantai Pandawa’, located on Bali’s southern Bukit Peninsula.
The beach is very beautiful with clear water apposite to Indian Ocean offering the exotic panorama, fresh sea breeze and peaceful atmosphere.
The sides remained as high walls, while the ocean-facing cliffs midway down the slope feature deeply carved arches installed with large statues.
They each depict the hero characters from the Mahabharata epic, known as Pandawa Lima or the ‘five Pandawas’, hence the name of the beach.
There are six white stone statues draped in colourful Balinese waistcloths, namely Dewi Kunti, the mother figure from the epic, and the five heroes: Dharmawangsa (also known by the name Yudhistira), Bima, Arjuna, Nakula and Sahadewa.
Continue trip 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.
Kecak and Fire Dance is unique in that it has no other musical background or accompaniment besides the chanting of male dancers, intoning a “keh-chack” polyrhythmic choir during most of the performance.
Kecak’s storyline is taken from the Ramayana Hindu epic and it’s often on the entertainment schedule of almost every Balinese arts and culture venue.
At the end of the day head to Jimbaran beach and the famous Jimbaran Bay are on Bali’s southwestern coast.
The beach is part of the narrow isthmus connecting the Bali mainland and the Bukit Peninsula. The beach and the bay of Jimbaran offers small secluded areas.
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.
Beside the home of luxury hotels, Jimbaran is renowned for its famous seafood and romantic place for dinner.
Is the time for you to enjoy 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 09.00 AM | Duration 10 hours
Place to visit: Taman ayun temple, Candi Kuning market, Ulun Danu Bratan temple, Handara gate, Wanagiri Hidden hills, Jatiluwih rice terrace, Tanah Lot temple
After breakfast at hotel, picked up in the morning from your hotel and 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.
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.
Taman Ayun Temple was built circa 1634 by the then ruler of the Mengwi kingdom. Towering tiers from the temple shrines make up most of the profile of Pura Taman Ayun.
Are a gesture of the people of Mengwi’s reverence to their deified noble ancestors, for the temple complex is considered the royal family templ of Mengwi.
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 as 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 trip to Wanagiri Hidden Hills located 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 hill surrounded. It is situated adjunction to Buyan Lake with cool weather surrounds 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 trip to Jatiluwih Rice Terraces is 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 this rice terraces attract many tourists and certainly photographers.
The walk around the huge Jatiluwih rice fields certianly gives you a real local Balinese experience, making 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 dedicated to the God of Sea, which has a breathtaking natural splendor, it stands on solid sea rock overlooking the Indian ocean.
The temple also considered as 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.
This is 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, during the sunset is the golden hour or magic hour.
Capture an amazing sunset, enjoy unforgettable spectacular and astonishing sundown sight 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.