Bali and Lombok Hidden Paradise

Bali and Lombok Hidden Paradise

9 Days From US$980 p/p

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Tour highlights

  • Explore the beautiful Balinese temples including Besakih and Ulun Danu temple
  • Go on a trekking tour through Sidemen’s rice fields, plantations, and forests
  • Take fantastic cycling tours in Jatiluwih rice terraces
  • Immerse yourself in traditional Lombok culture as you visit the Sasak village
  • Trek up the peak of Mt Rinjani and camp to enjoy sunrise
  • Enjoy the undisturbed Gili Trawangan Island

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From US$980 p/p

Based on 2 persons & 4-star hotels for reference

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Itinerary Details

Bali and Lombok are both dream destination for travelers who are seeking an authentic and mystical paradise. On this 9-day comprehensive trip, you will enjoy many special outdoor activities to explore Bali’s and Lombok's hidden places of interest as well as its most popular sights. Beautiful temple, picturesque countryside, cycling trips through rice terraces, Mt Rinjani camp and pure Gili Trawangan Islands are all deserving your exploring!

Welcome to paradise island - Bali!

Upon arrival at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar, your private guide will greet you with warm welcome and then transfer you to your accommodation in Ubud.

Overnight in Ubud.

Accommodation option:

  • Anumana Ubud Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)

breakfast and lunch

After breakfast, your private tour guide will pick you up to Jatiluwih rice terraces where you will cycle through the beautiful terraced rice paddies and overlook the shimmering view of terraced rice fields stretching in endless contours over hills and valleys. 

After cycling program, proceed to Munduk for the sightseeing of Ulun Danu Temple and Lake Bratan. Located on the edge of Lake Bratan, Ulun Danu Temple is dated back to 17th century in honor of the lake goddess Dewi Danu. You can enjoy the cool mountain air and the picturesque landscape of lake surrounded by terraced rice fields, rolling hills and dense forests. Then stroll through the Candi Kuning Traditional Market where fruit trees and vegetables of various varieties flourish. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch in local restaurant.

In the late afternoon, drive back to Ubud and make a stop at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, a nature reserve and a temple complex inhabited about 340 playful monkeys. Then walk in the nearby Ubud Market where local vendors come to sell fresh food as well as handicrafts and textiles. Transfer back to hotel.

Overnight in Ubud.

Accommodation option:

  • Anumana Ubud Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
Ulun Danu Temple

Ulun Danu Temple

breakfast and lunch

In the morning, take a trekking in Sidemen. Located in East Bali, Sidemen is truly amazing countryside with delightful sense of nature and extraordinary views of Gunung Agung. The trek starts from the village of Sidemen, through rice paddy field, water irrigation, garden, river, coffee plantation, bamboo forest and other hidden spots. It is a good way to deeply learn about Balinese culture and experience the ways of local people. Then have lunch in local restaurant.

In the afternoon, proceed to Besakih temple which located on the slope of mount Agung and also known as the Mother Temple of Bali. Consisting of more than 30 temples, it is the oldest and largest Hindu temple complex in Bali. Perched nearly 1000 meters up the slope side, Besakih Temple offers breathtaking views of Bali countryside with rice fields, mountains, and forests. Its gate of " good and evil" is especially magnificent. End of the tour and transfer to your hotel in Candi Dasa.

Overnight in Candi Dasa.

Accommodation option:

  • Candi Beach Resort & Spa
  • (4 Ratings)
Sidemen Countryside

Sidemen Countryside

breakfast and lunch

Today, you will transfer to Lombok. Your guide will pick you up to port of Padang Bai to catch a fast boat to Senggigi, Lombok (approximately 1.5-2 hours). Upon arrival, transfer by car to Senaru and make a stop at Sasak village to learn about the traditions and beliefs of villagers around active volcano. And you will meet your local guide for discussing safety and route. Drive to your accommodation in Senaru and pack your bag for tomorrow trekking trip.

Overnight in Senaru.

Accommodation option:

  • Rinjani Lodge
  • (3 Ratings)
Sasak village

Sasak village

breakfast and lunch and dinner

Start your full-day trekking to Mt Rinjani today. Your route follows shady forest, open grassland, steep gravel and dirt paths at the end section. There will be plenty of stops along the way to have a break and take wonderful photos. And you may come across long-tail monkeys and exotic butterflies. We will set up camp just below the crater rim (2,600 m). Here you can enjoy awesome views across Bali, the Gili Islands and Mt Agung. There are no shower facilities tonight so wet wipes will be a good choice.

Overnight in the camp of Mt Rinjani campsite.

Accommodation option:

  • Simple Tent
Mount Rinjani

Mount Rinjani

Wake up early in the morning to catch the stunning sunrise. After breakfast, it's time to descend back to Senaru. Have a relaxing time in your hotel in Senaru.

Overnight in Senaru.

Accommodation option:

  • Rinjani Lodge
  • (3 Ratings)
Mount Rinjani

Mount Rinjani

breakfast

Check out and transfer from Senaru to Bangsal  harbour (approximately 1.5 hours). Then take a speed boat to Gili Trawangan. Upon arrival, direct transfer to hotel by Cidomo. 

Gili Trawangan is an undisturbed island, featuring pure ocean and beckoning view. The best way to explore the tropical paradise of Gili Trawangan is by cidomo, a traditional horse and cart popular on Lombok and Gili Islands. Automobiles and motorized traffic are prohibited on Gili Trawangan by local ordinance, so you can see cidomos everywhere.

Overnight in Gili Trawangan Island.

Accommodation option:

  • Pearl of Trawangan
  • (4 Ratings)
Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan

breakfast

Spend a free day relaxing on the beach, swimming or exploring the surroundings.

Overnight in Gili Trawangan Island.

Accommodation option:

  • Pearl of Trawangan
  • (4 Ratings)

breakfast

You will take a cidomo to harbour to catch a speed boat to Padangbai, Bali. Upon arrival, your driver will transfer you to Ngurah Rai International Airport for your return flight.

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.