Bali and Komodo Exploration

Bali and Komodo Exploration

10 Days From US$1399 p/p

Bali-and-Komodo-Exploration

Tour highlights

  • Start an exciting trip in the dreamy bali and primitive komodo island
  • Explore Ubud, the vibrant center of Balinese culture and arts
  • Visit some of Bali’s iconic temples like Tirta Empul Temple, Tanah Lot temple and Ulun Danu Temple
  • Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Jatiluwih Rice Terrace and active Mount Batur volcanic
  • Discover Komodo dragons in their natural habitat on Komodo and Rinca Islands
  • Snorkel or swim in the crystal clear waters of Pink Beach

 

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Itinerary Details

This 10-day itinerary is an exciting journey that allows you to explore both the island of Gods, Bali and the primitive islands of Komodo. You will first experience Bali’s culture by visiting its ancient temples, majestic volcanoes, and magnificent terraced rice fields. Then start your discovery trip with a little adventure to Komo island, where you can see Komodo dragons in their natural habitat. Spending time on trekking and snorkeling on other surrounding islands for the unspoiled natural beauty. The perfect trip will end on the white sand beach of Bali.

Upon arrival at Ngurah Rai International Airport on Bali, your private tour guide will greet you with warm welcome and lead you to your hotel in Ubud.

Overnight in Ubud.

Accommodation option:

  • Purana Suite Ubud
  • (4 Ratings)

breakfast and lunch

You will start your Bali exploration from the charming Ubud. Your guide will pick you up at hotel then go to the Setia Darma House of Masks and Puppets, which displays thousands of ceremonial pieces in historic buildings. Next, drive to Monkey Forest Ubud , a small forest park nearby inhabited by a group of playful monkeys. Afterwards, continue to visit the Ubud Art Market to see more traditional Balinese crafts, where you can shop for beautiful souvenirs or simply admire the artists’ works.

In the evening, drive to a stage in Ubud for enjoying Kecak Dance performance. It is a public performance of the spellbinding Kecak dance, where a chorus of a hundred men chants hypnotically as dancers enact scenes from the Hindu epic Ramayana. After that, return to your hotel.

Overnight in Ubud.

Accommodation option:

  • Purana Suite Ubud
  • (4 Ratings)
Kecak Dance Performance

Kecak Dance Performance

breakfast and lunch

Today you will spend a day exploring the north of Ubud. Your private guide will pick you up to Gunung Kawi temple, an 11th-century temple complex comprised of 10 rock-cut candi (shrines) carved into the cliff face.

Continue to Tampak Siring to visit the Tirta Empul Temple. It is a beautiful Hindu Balinese temple and is famous for its sacred spring water. There is a spring in the pond of the temple, which is believed to have magical power by the Balinese to purify from sins, to give youth and to heal diseases. Balinese Hindus perform religious ritual purification here.

Afterward proceed to view the spectacular panorama of the still active Mt. Batur volcano. Ash of black lava stretch down from its peak to the valley below while the surroundings feature lush green forest. Batur’s crater is holy and a sanctuary at the top is dedicated to the fertility goddess. You will also see the beautiful Batur lake, Bali's largest lake with an area of approximately 18 square kilometers.

Return to your hotel in Ubud.

Accommodation option:

  • Purana Suite Ubud
  • (4 Ratings)
Mt. Batur

Mt. Batur

breakfast and lunch

After breakfast, drive about an hour to Bedugul to see recreation Center of Beratan Lake and Ulun Danu Temple - The Goddess of the water temple. Ulun Danu Temple is a famous Hindu temple located in the lakeside of Beratan and owns the beautiful panorama with Beratan Lake and mountain as a backdrop view.

After that, continue to Jatiluwih Rice Terrace. Enjoy a leisurely hike through the rice terraces of Jatiluwih and overlook a shimmering view of terraced rice fields, stretching in endless contours over hills and valleys. These over 600 hectares of rice fields stretch in the heart of Tabanan Regency, creating an outstanding picturesque “Green Land” where visitors can enjoy wandering around, observe how the Balinese farmer does their farming, and immerse in its peaceful atmosphere.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant. Then, on to Tanah Lot temple built on a small, offshore island of barren-rock. Afterwards transfer to your hotel in Sanur.

Overnight in Sanur.

Accommodation option:

  • The Alantara a Pramana Experience
  • (4 Ratings)
Tanah Lot temple

Tanah Lot temple

breakfast

Enjoy a day at leisure.

Overnight in Sanur.

Accommodation option:

  • The Alantara a Pramana Experience
  • (4 Ratings)
Sanur

Sanur

breakfast and lunch

With strong curiosity, you will start a Komodo National Park nature exploration. Komodo National Park is famous for Komodo Dragons and its pink beach. As pristine archipelago, it is really one of the largest collections of marine biodiversity on earth.

After breakfast, your private tour guide will pick you up to Ngurah Rai Airport of Denpasar for the flight to Labuan Bajo. On arrival at Komodo Airport in Labuan Bajo, your guide will meet you and transfer to harbor for cruising to Rinca Island by Phinisi Boat.

On Rinca Island, follow your guide to look for the Komodo dragons in this island in their pure environment. You may come across many wild animals such as deer, horses, bird, wild buffaloes etc. Lunch will be served on board.

At the end of day, enjoy the spectacular sunset. Cruise to Kalong Island for overnight.

Accommodation option:

  • Phinisi Boat in Komodo
  • (4 Ratings)
Komodo National Park

Komodo National Park

breakfast and lunch

Breakfast on board. Early morning cruise to Padar Island to have a trek. You will be rewarded a mesmerizing panorama of the hilly landscape, turquoise bays, and different colored beaches.

Then keep cruising to Komodo Island to see the activities of the giant Monitor Lizard "Komodo Dragon". They are up to 3 m in height and about 150 kg in weight. The total number of these lizards is estimated at 3.500 - 5.000 inhabited in Komodo, Padar and Rinca Island.

Keep going to Pink Beach, which is made up of decomposed corals. It is the best spot for exploring under water life and corals. You can swim or snorkel in crystal waters and relax on the clean beaches of Pantai Merah (Pink Beach).

Lunch on Board. Cruise back to Labuan Bajo then drive to your hotel in Labuan Bajo.

Overnight in Labuan Bajo.

Accommodation option:

  • Bintang Flores Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
Pink Beach

Pink Beach

breakfast and lunch

Your tour guide will pick you up from hotel and transfer to visit Batu Cermin Cave, a primitive cave located 5 km away from the town.

Stop at car parking, walk about 20 minutes and arrive at Batu Cermin Cave. The cave is 75 by 5 m large, but some parts can be passed for only a person. The sunlight enters the cave through the hole then reflect to the stone wall as a mirror. That is why it is called Batu Cermin or Mirror Stone. The cave is believed to be underwater thousands of years ago as many corals and fossils of marine animals found. You will see stalactites and stalagmites and variou stones with grotesque shape. And if you’re lucky, you can spot long-tailed monkeys and wild boars in the forest nearby.

After the exploration trip, you will be transferred to Komodo Airport for flight to Bali. Upon arrival at Ngurah Rai Airport, your guide will pick you up to your accommodation in Kuta.

Overnight in Kuta.

Accommodation option:

  • Amnaya Resort Kuta
  • (4 Ratings)
Batu Cermin Cave

Batu Cermin Cave

breakfast

Enjoy a free day on the white beach

Overnight in Kuta.

Accommodation option:

  • Amnaya Resort Kuta
  • (4 Ratings)
Kuta

Kuta

breakfast

At appointed time, your tour guide will pick you up at hotel and drive to the airport for your flight to your next destination.

Our service includes:
  • One-to-one consultancy with our travel expert
  • Knowledgeable and helpful local guides
  • Private and comfortable van
  • All accommodations
  • Meals listed in the itinerary
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • In-destination transfers
  • A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling
Trip Notes

This tour is intended to give you an idea for what's possible when you travel with us. Treat them simply as inspiration, because every element of the tour can be customized individually. Please feel free to tell us your ideas and we will create a tour to match your tastes and budget.