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Bali: Mount Batur Sunrise Hike and Natural Hot Spring

1. Bali: Mount Batur Sunrise Hike and Natural Hot Spring

Hike up the stunning Mount Batur on an early sunrise trek to its summit. Follow your guide up the mountain, enjoying a well-earned breakfast at the top while you watch the brilliant colors of the sunrise. Top off your active morning with a soak in a natural hot spring and an invigorating coffee plantation visit. Get an early morning pick-up from your hotel in Bali in time to watch the sunrise from the top of Mount Batur. Depart between 1:30 AM and 2:30 AM (depending on the location of your hotel), and then journey towards the active volcano near the village of Kintamani. Upon arrival at Mount Batur, get a short introduction and safety briefing from your private guide. All the guides are locals with experience of climbing Mount Batur since they were children. Benefit from their extensive knowledge and passion for the region before you embark on your 1.5-hour trek to the highest volcanic crater in Bali in time to watch the sunrise. Upon arrival at the top, enjoy breakfast and take in the amazing views of the surrounding area at the break of day. After sunrise, enjoy some time to walk around the crater of the volcano before crossing a hill of lava and black sand. Trek back down the mountain, and then soothe away your aches and pains at a natural hot spring at 9 AM. Visit a coffee plantation on the way back to your accommodation, and get dropped off by approximately 1 PM at the end of an amazing morning.

Mount Batur: Private Sunrise Jeep Tour & Natural Hot Spring

2. Mount Batur: Private Sunrise Jeep Tour & Natural Hot Spring

Meet your own private tour guide, a trained 4WD specialist, and climb aboard a custom-built, four-wheel drive vehicle. Your private guide is also a certified member of the Mount Batur Guide Association, so expect great stories about the history of the region, interesting information about the features of the landscape, all with a great sense of humor. You are in safe hands on this off-road adventure. See the sunrise from the sunrise drop area at Mt Batur, with a lake view and sunrise point view for a memorable trip when exploring Mount Batur. The second stop is the volcanic lava flow of 1964. How did it happen? Your tour guide has the answer. As the guide navigates the four-wheel drive vehicle through the lava fields to get there, you will witness the local farmers working in their small fields and vegetable gardens. Be surrounded by world famous black Lava formations and witness the extraordinary view of an active volcano in the distance. Incredible photo opportunities await. To complete your day, enjoy a long soak in the healing waters of Batur Natural Hot Spring. Enjoy the photographic panorama of beautiful Lake Batur from a completely different angle. Enjoy your local brunch at Kintamani Restaurant before heading back to the hotel.

Bali: Mount Batur Sunrise Jeep Adventure with Jungle Swing

3. Bali: Mount Batur Sunrise Jeep Adventure with Jungle Swing

Enjoy a unique off-road volcano Batur Sunrise tour in a 4WD drive jeep. Choose this option if you do not wish to hike the volcano, but still wish to enjoy one of Bali's most spectacular sunrises. After getting picked up from your hotel, hop in the jeep and head to the best location to watch the sunrise from Mount Batur, which is inaccessible by standard vehicles.  Marvel at the breathtaking sunrise as you enjoy your light breakfast. Afterward, cruise along the famous lava flow known locally as Batur Black Lava on the west side of the volcano. On your way back to the hotel, pass by Prapen Temple, a favorite religious site of the Pande Family, and stop to take some photos. Complete the trip with the famous trilling adventure with an exiting swinging experience in the lush jungle of Ubud. Enjoy the stunning views of the Ubud rice terraces and its verdant tropical forest.

Komodo Island: Private 4-Day Boat Trip with Lodging & Meals

4. Komodo Island: Private 4-Day Boat Trip with Lodging & Meals

Your 4–day tour starts at the Labuan Bajo Airport where your guide will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel. After check–in and lunch, your guide will bring you directly to the pier, where the private boat will be waiting for you. Head to Bidadari island, where you can relax or explore Bidadari's surrounding waters. Sail back to your hotel in the late afternoon and have an early night's sleep in preparation for the next day's adventure. On day 2, after breakfast in the hotel and a short trip to the pier of Labuan Bajo, your Komodo adventure will begin. Sail through the waters to Rinca Island and trek through the dry forest, where the Komodo dragons live. See other wild and unique animals like deer, wild buffalo, macaque, wild pigs and a wide variety of birds. Move on to Kalong Island to have lunch, try snorkeling, and see the flying foxes set out from the mangrove forest in the evenings. Have your dinner and a night's rest onboard. On day 3, wake up early in the morning and start with a trek through the dry forest, see plenty of giant lizards and other wild animals and birds, such as the lesser sulfur-crested cockatoo, collared kingfisher, and more. A local professional ranger will lead you into the Komodo National Park. Return to the boat and head to the unique Pink Beach to swim, snorkel, or explore. After having lunch on board, sail toward Manta Point to see the huge mantas. Head back to Labuan Bajo, check-in to your hotel, and have a nice dinner. On the final day, after breakfast in the hotel, visit the Batu Cermin Cave full of fascinating stalactites and stalagmites, and see rays of light leak through the cave walls. After the cave, visit a local market to see different wares on display. Pick up souvenirs from the market before going back to the airport or any other place in Labuan Bajo you'd like to visit.

Komodo Islands: Private 2-Day Tour with Boat Stay

5. Komodo Islands: Private 2-Day Tour with Boat Stay

Get back to nature and look for wildlife in their natural habitat on a 2-day tour of the Komodo Islands. Day 1  Benefit from pick up at your hotel or Labuan Bajo Airport and drive to the harbor with your English-speaking guide to board a private boat and sail to the small island of Rinca. Upon arrival, look for Komodo Dragons and other creatures in their natural habitat on a 2-hour jungle trek. Before this trekking, you will also experience an amazing snorkeling in Bidadari island (Angel`s island). The last island to visit on this day is Padar, where you can take more beautiful photos and see a stunning landscape. The staff will serve you a delicious lunch and dinner. Day 2 Interact with Komodo Dragons on the famous Komodo island, and then marvel at the amazing colors of Pink Beach. Rest under the clouds or explore the underwater world and take some memorable photos of the unique sand. Have a delicious lunch. Before returning to Labuan Bajo and get dropped off at the airport or other location of your choice, we will stop at another wonderful island Kanawa, which is perfect for snorkeling. 

From Bali: Bromo, Ijen, Borobudur and Yogyakarta 4-Day Tour

6. From Bali: Bromo, Ijen, Borobudur and Yogyakarta 4-Day Tour

Day 1 Begin your adventure with pickup from your accommodation in Bali in the evening. Then travel to Gilimanuk Port to take a ferry to Ketapang Port in Banyuwangi. From there, wait for about an hour before continuing to the Ijen Volcano on the next day which will begin on just few minutes. Day 2 On this second day, your tour starts from Ketapang Port and travel to the starting point of Ijen Volcano. Hike up to the Ijen Crater, and witness the fascinating blue flames rise up. After exploring the crater, you will travel to Mount Bromo and enjoy the beautiful landscapes along the way while your driver negotiates the notorious traffic. Once you’ve settled into your accommodation in Bromo, you can enjoy some free time to explore the area and prepare for the sunrise on the next day. Day 3 On day three, wake up early to get ready for a truly unforgettable experience. Witness the magical sunrise views of Mount Bromo as you explore the most popular volcano in Indonesia. After exploring Mount Bromo, head back to the hotel to enjoy your breakfast before traveling to Yogyakarta City, where your accommodation for the Borobudur Temple is located. Once you have arrived into your accommodation in Yogyakarta City, enjoy some free time to explore or rest at your hotel, and prepare for the Borobudur tour on the next day. Day 4 On the final day, begin your tour with pickup from your accommodation in Yogyakarta in the early morning and head to Setumbu Hill to witness the breathtaking Borobudur sunrise. Following sunrise, you will explore the Borobudur temple and admire the Buddhist statues. After exploring Borobudur Temple, continue to the Hindu Prambanan Temple. After visiting Prambanan, you can choose to; head back to your accommodation, visit more of the landmarks surrounding Yogyakarta, be dropped off at Yogyakarta Airport if you already have your flight scheduled, or even extend your stay in Yogyakarta.

Bali: Hidden Canyon, Waterfall & Temples Small Group Tour

7. Bali: Hidden Canyon, Waterfall & Temples Small Group Tour

Embrace the opportunity to don your swimwear, go barefoot, jump, trek and swim deep into the heart of a hidden Balinese canyon. Travel by air-conditioned minibus to Tegenungan Waterfall, just a stone’s throw from popular Ubud. It will take you over 100 steps to get up close and personal to the waterfalls. Spend a busy afternoon exploring some of Bali’s best-loved temples. Start off at Goa Gajah, otherwise known as the Elephant Temple. In true Hindi style, this temple is elaborately decorated with otherworldly carvings and taken over by sprawling tree roots akin to Angkor Wat. Next, visit one of the few places in Bali that can compete at the Gunung Kawi Temple. Learn about how it's one of the island’s oldest monuments, a must to experience the history and culture of Indonesia. To get there, pass through the beautiful terraced rice fields that Bali is so famous for. Return to your accommodation with an all-around feel for the island’s nature, cuisine, and architecture.

From Bali: Private Mount Ijen Crater Volcano Midnight Trek

8. From Bali: Private Mount Ijen Crater Volcano Midnight Trek

Embark on an exciting and unforgettable midnight hike up Ijen Volcano leaving from Bali and trust that this 24-hour adventure is worth the time. Begin your trek in pitch-black darkness and reach the crater in time to see the world's largest blue flame area, rising up to 16 ft. Hike back down as the sun rises and take in panoramic views of the magnificent natural surroundings.  The trip begins with pickup from your hotel and then a 4-hour drive to Gilimanuk Port, where the ferry for Java departs. Arrive at Ketapang, and go out for dinner to get energy for the hike. After your meal, set off for Mount Ijen’s blue fire, and arrive an hour and a half later at the base of the mountain. By midnight, the trek to the summit will start. The trek up will take around two hours. At the first stop, enjoy a spectacular view of the night sky and a photographer will teach you how to take photos of the stars. Head down to the Ijen Crater, which will take another 40 minutes. After a rocky path down to the bottom of the crater, see from a distance the mesmerizing electric blue fire from the volcano’s lava. Going back to the crater’s rim, be greeted by the breathtaking view of the sunrise overlooking the surrounding scenery. The trek will end at a local warung to eat breakfast before returning to Bali and your hotel.

Bali: Mount Batur Entrance Ticket

9. Bali: Mount Batur Entrance Ticket

Escape the crowd and take a trip to Mount Batur to experience the breathtaking sunrise and fabulous scenery. Reserve your entrance ticket in advance and secure your spot on the starting point and hiking path. Follow the uphill road, leading you to the top of the world with your experienced guide and fewer trekkers around. Begin your ascent at the starting point where your guide will brief you before the trek. Trek uphill through the beautiful forest and treat your eyes with the stunning sunrise view over the natural landscape and ocean horizon. Savor a tasty egg breakfast cooked by the volcanic steam and enjoy the beautiful vistas of the mountains. Know about one of Bali’s most sacred mountains from your expert guide while enjoying that fresh air. Admire the mountain peaks and soak into the spectacular backdrop of Bali. Hike around an enormous volcanic crater lake before making your way down to the starting point.

Ubud: Forest Spa Treatment with Forest Swing

10. Ubud: Forest Spa Treatment with Forest Swing

Complete your trip to Bali and treat yourself to a luxurious spa day at Forest Spa. The wellness center is the in-house spa of one of the premier hotels in Bali. Enjoy high-quality facilities that will allow you to enjoy your treatment in an open-air setting. Choose any of the three well-designed offerings of Forest Spa that will pamper you from head to toe. If you prefer a classic treat, take a 1 hour-long Balinese Massage. Itching for a good scrub? Book the Serene Escape which comes with a full-body Balainese Massage and Javanese lulur body scrub. For the finest treatment, give your body the ultimate reward and enjoy the Heavenly Touch package. Start with an aromatherapy foot bath, followed by a 60-minute Balinese massage using sunrise body oil, finishing with 30 minutes foot reflexology. End the journey with a Javanese lulur body scrub and yoghurt rub for soft and glowing skin. Once you’re done, enjoy Forest Spa’s amenities. Head to Awana Lounge and claim your free juice or smoothie, depending on the option selected. Hop on the jungle swing and take as many photos as you want or alternatively you can also take a dip in the infinity pool.

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What people are saying about Bali

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 1,442 reviews

This is truly a breathtaking and luxurious experience! Wira was a fantastic driver and tour guide! The hike isn’t for softies, and the hot springs are a beautiful reward. This was such an amazing day, and Wira added information, history and culture, and great conversation. The sunrise was gorgeous, and the hot springs were such a treat. In the generous Balinese way, Wira even helped with me with a separate ride. I 100% recommend this tour, service, and guide!

Amazing trip. Easy and organised pickup, on time, amazing mountain views and beautiful sunrise, tasty lunch, good coffee. The driver - Wira - was great. Wira was very friendly, arrived on time and ensured our travel was a very pleasant experience, shared good information, and was super helpful. Big Thank you to Wira and everyone on the team who made this a great experience.

An amazing experience overall. Our guide was caring and knowledgeable, making sure we were comfortable at all times. Our driver Rudi went above and beyond and even took us around after to see some more sights. Not to mention stopping to get us some snake fruit to try. 10/10 experience!

Superb experience! Everything was there: from picking up at our hotel, through breakfast and climbing the slopes of the volcano, to the end: the sunrise at the top of the volcano with a completely clear sky The guide was listening and caring with us. On top of the top :)

Excellent tour. Picked up on time. Good vehicle and driver. Fantastic conversational guide. Good facilities. And the volcano is an easy climb.