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Wellness Bali 9 Days

Wellness Bali 9 Days

From $2099 From $1784 / per person
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Description

Enter the tropical wonderland of Bali, long a beacon to travellers in search of uncovering their spiritual side. Start your journey inward with Canang in Ubud, a traditional offering given at Hindu temples, before immersing yourself in nine days of rejuvenating activities. Healthy food forms the foundations, with captivating sights as your backdrop, for your holistic activity. Daily yoga practices awaken your body and mind. Traditional Balinese healing ceremonies are included, with other highlights such as stops at serene beaches like Pemuteran, and Sanur. You will be entranced by Bali’s natural calming spirit that continues to lure people from all over the world seeking a deeper connection.

  • Prices are subject to availability and dates. There may be fluctuations at some times, including further discounts. Feel free to contact us here at Twister Travel for the best possible deals!
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Start/ Finish: Ubud to Sanur
  • Service Level: Upgraded. Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
  • Travel Style: Wellness. It’s time to introduce your inner traveller to your inner self. Discover awe-inspiring destinations combined with rejuvenating activities like yoga and meditation, with healthy food experiences to recharge the body and nourish the mind.
  • Physical Rating: 3 – Average. Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • Trip Type: Small group. Small group experience, max 15, average 12 passengers.
  • Age Requirement: 12 plus. All travellers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Features

  • Take in the inspiring Munduk waterfalls
  • Soak in a holy bath at Tirta Empul
  • Centre yourself with yoga overlooking the ocean
  • See the unique floating Ulun Danu Temple
  • Cycle the UNESCO-protected Jatiluwih Rice Terraces
  • Discover a traditional healing ceremony in Tabanan

What’s Included

  • Arrival transfer
  • Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Bali Community Training Lunch Program, Ubud
  • Morning Yoga, Ubud
  • Organic Cooking Class, Ubud
  • Healing Ceremony, Tabanan
  • Balinese Healing Yoga Session, Pemuteran
  • Morning Yoga and Anti-Gravity Yoga, Sanur
  • Tirta Empul Temple Visit, Gunung Kawi Temple Visit
  • Snorkelling Menjangan Island
  • Hike to Munduk Waterfall
  • Ulun Danu Temple Complex Visit
  • Cycling Jatiluwih Rice Terrace
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations Supplied

Hotels (8 nights)

Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip.

Available Extra Add-on

My Own Room: From $1759. If you’re travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.

Meals

8 breakfasts, 4 lunches

Staff & Experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Further Information?

Contact us at Twister Travel for more information about available dates, making a deposit for a guaranteed place in a tour, or customising a tour for your own group.

Just ask us about booking extra tours and adventure add-on packs to secure your place in some of these experiences, before embarking on your G Adventure!

Tour Bookings and Enquiries

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9 Days

Tour Plan

1

Day 1 Ubud

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included, prepare for a 2 hour journey to Ubud. This evening, meet the group and CEO for a welcome meeting. Take this opportunity to set your intention for the trip ahead.
  • Accommodation: Puri Bagus Jati (or similar)
2

Day 2 Ubud

Enjoy an early morning yoga class before a healthy breakfast. Then participate in a day exploring the spiritual side of Bali in depth, including visits to two Hindu temples. Before departing, create an offering called Canang in Balinese. This offering will be brought with you to the temples to ask for permission from the gods to enter.
Tirta Empul where you will take a holy bath to purify yourself in the bubbling springs, believed to hold curative powers. This beautiful temple was built in 962 and dedicated to Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation.
Gunung Kawi, the ancient funeral monument of the Balinese Kings. Explore this ancient Hindu temple complex, including the shrines carved into the cliff -- they stand at an impressive 7 metres high.
Enjoy a lunch stopover at the G Adventures supported-Bali Community Training Lunch Program. Enjoy lunch at the G Adventures-supported Bali Community Training Lunch Program. This initiative supports and assists people living with disabilities in Bali to find independence and meaningful employment through training in the hospitality sector. In Hindu-Bali, it is a societal belief that being born with a disability is a product of "bad karma". Our ground partners are working in the community to break down these stereotypes, and provide resources, training, and education to adults living with disabilities to gain independence and confidence, and find employment within their community. Indulge in a a delicious traditional Balinese buffet lunch prepared by these amazing individuals.
Opt to wind down later, with a yoga and meditation session.
  • Puri Bagus Jati (or similar)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
3

Day 3 Ubud

Enjoy an early morning yoga class before a healthy breakfast. Visit an organic farm accompanied by a chef who will explain the ingredients used in Balinese cuisine, then get your hands dirty and enjoy the ritual of preparing a typical local meal in a traditional Balinese kitchen. Learn various techniques using an array of typical herbs and spices. Afternoon at leisure with the option for a yoga and meditation session, or perhaps go for a cycle, or a local massage!
  • Accommodation: Puri Bagus Jati (or similar)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
4

Day 4 Ubud/ Pemuteran

Depart for Pemuteran, a 3 1/2  hours drive away, in a private vehicle. Settle back and scan the scenery. Stopping over at Tabanan, where you will visit a traditional Balinese house compound to experience their healing ceremony. Enjoy a healthy welcome drink on arrival.
Learn about daily life including how to make offerings, herbal medicine “Boreh”, how the Balinese calendar is built, how to write the Balinese alphabet on a Lontar leaf and how to make coconut oil. Visit with a Balinese Healer called a Balian.
Enjoy a family-style regional lunch. Continue to Pemuteran and relax with a free afternoon.
  • Accommodation: Taman Sari Cottage (or similar)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
5

Day 5 Pemuteran

Begin the day breathing through a special Balinese Healing Yoga session followed by a healthy breakfast Then we drive to the pier for a short boat ride to Menjangan Island for a day of snorkeling over magnificent underwater vistas. Return to hotel with the rest of the day to spend at your leisure.
  • Accommodation: Taman Sari Cottage (or similar)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
6

Day 6 Pemuteran/ Sanur

Depart for Sanur. Your first stop will be Munduk, rumoured to be Bali's most beautiful waterfall. After trekking 300m from the main road through lush green forest and nature song, opt to take a refreshing dip in Munduk's pool.
Next visit Ulundanu Temple, a Balinese Hindu Temple located in the Candi Kuning highland countryside. Bring your camera for this floating temple visit; the captivating site  is one of Bali’s most important and most photographed temples.
Continue to Jatiluwih to begin an electric bike ride through rice fields. Cycle through the exotic landscapes to Jatiluwih's stunning centre, guided by an experienced local guide who will share their knowledge about this UNESCO recognized living monument.
On arrival in Sanur relax with a cold drink by the ocean.
  • Accommodation: Puri Santrian (or similar)
  • Meals Included: Breakfast.
7

Day 7 Sanur

Start the day with a morning Hatha yoga session at an eco-friendly yoga shala with a second-floor vantage point looking out over the beach.
This afternoon opt for an in-depth Balinese dance class or try your hand at massage by taking an informative course.
Optional Activities:
  • Balinese Dance Class
Join a fun and knowledgeable Balinese Dance lesson with professional practitioners. First learn of its history then see a demonstration before joining in yourself. The instructors will guide you through postures and moves, then combine them all into an enthusiastic dance.
  • Massage Course
Balinese people believe that body, mind and spirit work in harmony, and that health and wellbeing leads to happiness. The traditional Balinese massage is useful for healing, releasing tension, freeing tissues of toxins and improving circulation. In this class you will learn and practice techniques of the traditional Balinese massage. The technique use a combination of gentle stretches, skin rolling and pressure-point stimulation.
  • Accommodation: Puri Santrian (or similar)
  • Meals: Breakfast
8

Day 8 Sanur

After breakfast enjoy the unique experience of doing anti-gravity yoga in a local families backyard. Join locals at this intimate, neighbourhood-favourite yoga spot. Instantly feel relaxed in the serene backyard, the perfect spot to achieve a total-body workout by performing a series of exercises inspired by yoga, pilates, calisthenics and aerial acrobatics. All while hanging in a silk hammock.
The rest of your day is free to explore this beach town. Opt to simply relax on the beach, or choose from the endless ways to stay active including stand-up paddle boarding, running, surfing, cycling or snorkelling.
  • Accommodation: Puri Santrian (or similar)
  • Meals: Breakfast
 
9

Day 9 Sanur

Depart at any time.
  • Meals: Breakfast
 

Further Info

Some suggested items to take include:
Essential Items
  • Towel/ swimwear/ sarong
  • Appropriate footwear - sandals or flipflops, hiking or sturdy walking shoes
  • Reef-safe sunscreens
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, toiletries - preferably biodegradable.
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof/ windproof jacket
  • Clothing style - should be summery, with some warmer options. Please note to include some loose-fitting attire, that covers the shoulders or shawl if visting temples. As the weather is hot loose cotton works well. As there are no laundry facilities on the catamarans, think also of what airs out well.
  • Phone/ camera - and your charging devices
  • Outlet adapter
  • Water bottle (clean drinking water is tree on the boat).
  • Hat
  • You can BYO snorkel gear, although this is available at locations.
  • Your spending money in cash and cards. It is usually a good idea to carry some cash when the availability of banks or EFTPOS facilities is unpredictable.
  • Perhaps something to read, or other entertainment.
Documents
You need to keep hold of:
  • Flight info
  •  Insurance details
  • Passport
  • Vaccination certificates
  • VISAS - A 30-day visa-on-arrival is available at all international airports in Indonesia for US$35. It is then possible to extend this visa for an additional 30 days at the immigration office. This includes those travelling with an Australian passport. Official price is US$35, extension takes a couple of days and can’t be processed at the airport. All travelers to Indonesia must be in possession of passport valid for at least six months from date of arrival and have proof (tickets) of onward or return passage. A 30-day free visa is available at some arrival locations in Indonesia for many other nationalities. Please search according to your passport or contact us.
Contact us at Twister Travel if any assistance is required with further information on visas or ETA applications.
Local Culture

 Some Important info!

  • The death penalty is still in place in Indonesia for drug convictions. Refrain from drug use, be sure to be on the alert when it comes to where you leave bags, be cautious of potential drink spikings in bars or nightclubs.
  • The legal drinking age is 21.
For Your Health
If you feel you need it, pack it:
  • Mosquito repellant - natural organic products may be better, and are available for purchase locally.
  • Any regular medications, ashtma inhalers, etc.
Check your personal vaccination requirements, lists, and dates which renewals may be needed, such as tetanus in case of animal bites.
  •  For in-depth health and safety data, (including up to date vaccinations info) please visit
  • https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/asia/indonesia                                                              Or your local equivalent.
Random Potential Hazards
  • Be wary of money changing or credit card scams in Indonesia.
  • Water based activities have an element of danger and excitement built into them. It is recommended only participating in water based activities when accompanied by a guide(s). Every reasonable effort is made to ensure the fun and adventurous element of any water based activities.
Insurance
Travel insurance is compulsory in order to participate in any G Adventures tour. Minimum coverage is US$200,000. Some tours may include activities where extra coverage is required. We can assist you in adding insurance or advising you on insurance group choices upon booking with Twister Travel.
Age Requirements
You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
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