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Spiritual Bali


A small island with a lot to offer, Bali boasts miles upon miles of rugged coastline, beautiful beaches, rice paddies and mountainous terrain. Venture through Ubud and Uluwatu on a spiritual journey in Bali. Whether you are looking to relax on the sand, bike through the rice fields, hike through the hillsides or take to the water for world-class diving, you will find it all in Bali.

Promotion: Travel during June 2019 or from October 1, 2019 until December 20, 2019 and receive one free night at the Viceroy Bali.

Signature Exclusive: Book by November 30, 2019 for clients to receive an eight-course degustation menu at Aperitif at the Viceroy Bali. Terms and conditions apply.


Trip Type: Cultural, Sun & Sand

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Day By Day

Day 1 – Fly USA to Bali
Today you will begin your Swain Destinations customized itinerary. Please note, international air has not been included in this package price.

Day 2 – Welcome to Bali
Upon arrival a representative will assist you from the arrivals hall to the vehicle for your private transfer from Denpasar Airport to your Ubud hotel.

Few destinations in the world offer the unparalleled beauty and serenity of Bali, island of the gods. With its world-class boutique luxury hotels, Bali is consistently rated by upscale travelers and travel agents as the most romantic spot in the world.

Viceroy Bali
Viceroy Bali is family owned and operated, a rare affair for five star Bali luxury resorts. From the exclusive infinity pool overlooking the spectacular jungle ravine to the romantic villas offering absolute privacy, every detail of this tropical haven has been carefully assembled to give guests an extraordinary impression of world-class luxury. A secluded haven for romantics, adventurers and the mindful; Viceroy Bali luxury resort commits to offering an unrivaled quality of customer service. A place where time slows down, connecting you with vibrant mother nature and offering rejuvenation.

Starting Accommodation: Viceroy Bali

Day 3 – On the Blessing Trail Experience
Immerse yourself in the spiritual side of the island as you take part in some of the sacred rituals that are an important part of daily Balinese life. This morning visit the 11th century Elephant Cave, also known as Goa Gajah. Built as a spiritual place for meditation you may come across some of Bali’s Hindus bathing in the sacred springs. After visiting the relic-filled courtyard, cave and pools, continue to the traditional Balinese village of Mas. Your host, Gusde, will take you on a tour to visit the compound of an important family and meet the local priest, or Brahman. Feel free to ask questions as you chat over tea, coffee and Balinese cake. Then it is time for a private session with a local astrologer to experience a unique fortune telling using ancient methods. This is followed by a traditional Balinese blessing and purification ceremony conducted by the priest in the family temple.

Afternoon at Leisure
The afternoon is at your leisure to explore Bali. The island's friendly people, Hindu culture, rhythmic dances, volcanoes, sculptured rice paddies, beautiful jungle and mountain scenery, and spectacular beaches-combined with a wide array of accommodations-make it one of the most fascinating places in the world. The best way to see the “real” Bali is to head inland, past rice terraces and across the lush countryside. Any of the resorts can be used as a base to explore the island's sights.

Starting Accommodation: Viceroy Bali (B)

Day 4 – Belimbing Trekking Encounter
In the early morning, a driver will escort you to the foot of Mount Batukaru in the west part of Bali, where you will begin your trekking adventure. The walk begins from the hidden Mekori Temple located in Belimbing village. Surrounded by forest, the temple has a spiritual atmosphere which can be felt as you enter the temple complex. Over the next five hours you will experience some of the most beautiful scenery on the island as you walk through rice fields, coffee plantations, jungle and bamboo forests. Pass over hills and valleys, and traverse streams enjoying the site and sounds of nature around you. During the walk your guide will tell you about the local Balinese life, farming methods and the subak irrigation system that is used to water the fields. Finally arrive at Muncak Sari Temple where you can relax over a picnic lunch.

Starting Accommodation: Viceroy Bali (B, L)

Day 5 – Culture, Nature and Relaxation Experience
Indulge yourself for a day with Balinese art, inspiring views and a unique spa experience. Meet your guide and driver in the morning and drive to the Puri Lukisan Museum, the oldest art museum in Bali.  Here you can admire an array of paintings and wood carvings from prominent Balinese artists. Continue to the stunning highland area of Kintamani. From the rim of the Batur Caldera take in the spectacular views over the massive crater lake and the still-active volcano. The nearby Bagus Jati Resort is the venue for a healthy lunch made from fresh produce from the resorts own garden. Set among lush tropical forests in the mountains of Ubud the resort offers spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

After lunch head to the spa and prepare to unwind with an indulgent two-hour spa treatment. Start with a refreshing foot bath followed by a traditional Balinese massage. Then immerse yourself in a Madura island rock salt bath that warms the body allowing the pores to open. The spa therapist will then apply a conditioning body mask comprised of ginger, cloves and other spices ground with brown rice, all enclosed with an outer banana leaf body wrap. A soothing head and face massage completes this spa experience.

Starting Accommodation: Viceroy Bali (B, L)

Day 6 – Ubud to Uluwatu
A driver will meet you in the lobby to transfer you to your Uluwatu accommodation. 

Alila Villas Uluwatu 
Poised on an elevated plateau that meets with limestone cliffs sweeping down to the ocean, the view from the Alila Villas Uluwatu is nothing less than picture-perfect. Rediscover the joy of pure relaxation in unparalleled comfort and space in each of our exquisitely designed Bali luxury villas. Surrender yourself to the enchantment of Bali's beauty and serenity in the luxury of flawless perfection. Blending in with the surrounding natural environment, the design of the interiors at Alila Villas Uluwatu is completely integrated with the architecture, seamlessly flowing from inside to outside. Situated on an elevated plateau along the southern coastline of Bali on the Bukit Peninsula, conveniently located 30 minutes from Ngurah Rai International airport, and 15 minutes from the Uluwatu Temple.

Starting Accommodation: Alila Villas Uluwatu (B)

Day 7 – Royal Temple, Monkey Forest & Floating Temple

This afternoon tour takes you to the outskirts of Denpasar, Bali's capital city to visit a Batik processing center. The art of Batik, which incorporates a delicate process of drawing, waxing and dyeing is an ancient art indigenous to Indonesia. The fabric was once the exclusive attributes to the royal families are now a national pride of the population. The tour will proceed to the village of Mengwi with the 17th century Taman Ayun temple, a legacy of its glorious kingdom's era. Visit the nearby sacred Monkey Forest of Alas Kedaton. The afternoon will be ended with a spectacular sunset at Tanah Lot Temple.



Starting Accommodation: Alila Villas Uluwatu (B)

Day 8 – Uluwatu, Kecak Dance & Seafood Beach Dinner
Experience an evening of Kecak dancing at a cliff top temple followed by a barbeque seafood dinner under the stars. In the late afternoon you will be taken to the location of the famous cliff hanging temple at Uluwatu. Perched on the edge of a steep cliff, the temple sits 230 feet above the crashing waves of the Indian Ocean. The temple is inhabited by a large number of monkeys, many of whom can be found roaming the pathways. As the sun sets over the glittering ocean, watch a dramatic Kecak Dance or Ramayana Monkey Chant performance at the temple. Wearing traditional checked cloth around their waists, the male dancers chant in unison while depicting a battle from the Ramayana.  After the performance drive to one of the beautiful beaches in Jimbaran for a barbeque seafood dinner in a beach warung. Feast on a succulent seafood platter including prawns, grilled fish, squid and clams. Try some kangkung, also known as Indonesian water spinach, and add some heat in the form of sambal, the spicy Indonesian sauce.

Starting Accommodation: Alila Villas Uluwatu (B, D)

Day 9 – Fly Bali to USA
This morning you will be met at your hotel and transferred to the airport for your departure flight to the USA. (B)

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Highlighted Activities

Royal Temple, Monkey Forest and Floating Temple tour
Royal Temple, Monkey Forest and Floating Temple tour
Bali
Length: Half-day


Hotels

City
Standard
Superior
Deluxe
Luxury
UbudViceroy Bali
UluwatuAlila Villas Uluwatu


Pricing

Please note all prices listed below are approximations and subject to current rate of exchange adjustments. Each itinerary can be fully customized to your interests and needs.

Standard
Superior
Deluxe
Luxury
Twin Share
5/1/2019 - 6/30/2019$4,805
7/1/2019 - 7/31/2019$5,295
8/1/2019 - 8/31/2019$5,515
9/1/2019 - 9/30/2019$5,295
10/1/2019 - 12/20/2019$4,805
Single Traveler
5/1/2019 - 6/30/2019$8,445
7/1/2019 - 7/31/2019$9,420
8/1/2019 - 8/31/2019$9,865
9/1/2019 - 9/30/2019$9,420
10/1/2019 - 12/20/2019$8,445


Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person, twin/double share in USD. All highlighted savings are reflected in the price. Promotion subject to availability. Limit one eight-course menu per booking, for up to two passengers. Cannot be combined with another promotion. Cannot be redeemed for cash value. Must book by November 30, 2019. Lead price based on low season travel. Travel may be limited to certain days of the week. Hotels and tours remain subject to availability. Cancellation penalties and other booking or alteration restrictions may exist. Please note blackout dates may apply to Christmas, New Year and local special event periods. Pricing may increase over Holiday and special event periods and may not be reflected in price grid. Prices indicated remain subject to change without notice. Prices are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. CST #2012413-20 See our full Terms and Conditions: www.swaindestinations.com/terms