Best of Central & East Bali

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Best of Central & East Bali


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Spend one week getting to know the heart and spirit of beautiful Bali

Explore the renowned temples of Bali with an expert guide and learn sacred Balinese prayers.

Pause for lunch among the sprawling rice fields at a peaceful garden temple.

Select from a wide range of thrilling optional excursions like white water rafting on the Ayung River.

Enjoy incredible hiking in Kenderan, taking in its waterfalls, forests, and unique village.

Discover the real Bali on the 7-day partially-guided Best of Central & East Bali Tour. With the help of expert local guides during guided portions of the trip, you’ll discover Bali’s rich and fascinating history and spirituality. Visit the remarkable Tirta Empul Temple, where Balinese prayers echo ancient traditions. Take in the endless rice fields of Gunung Kawi and its 11th-century facade.

Step up the pace with a beautiful hiking experience in Kenderan with its stunning forests and waterfalls. Enjoy a selection of incredible optional excursions in Ubud with white water rafting, temple ceremonies or an afternoon of pampering at a spa.

With so much to see in do on the island of Bali, the Best of Central & East Bali Tour will make sure you don’t miss a single thing!

Best of Central & East Bali Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Bali and Transfer to Ubud

Individual arrival in Bali and optional transfer to your hotel in Ubud. Ubud is centrally located and known as the artistic centre of Bali making for an ideal place to begin your adventure.

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Hotel in Ubud

Day 2 Experience Ubud

Today there is a wide range of optional excursions (not included) possible for exploring the small town of Ubud and its surroundings. Interesting temples and palaces as the Elephant Cave, Tampak Siring or the famous Pura Besakih (the mother temple) and Kintamani to view its picturesque Batur Lake & Volcano are a few of the top suggestions. Trekking around Ubud’s rice fields, white water rafting and spa treatments are also available. Interesting dance performances in former palaces or temple ceremonies are well worth a visit! And last but not least, the many galleries in and around Ubud are a treasure waiting to be discovered.

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Hotel in Ubud

Day 3 Villages and Mountains of Karangasem

Today’s program brings you through the heart of Bali via a beautiful trip, to the Karangasem area. This is one of the most authentic areas of Bali with tranquil villages, friendly inhabitants and untouched scenery with mountains, green valleys, elegant running small rivers. In the afternoon you will arrive in the serene village of Sidemen, surrounded by a beautiful rice fields landscape, dominated by Bali’s highest volcano, the Gunung Agung (3,014m).

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Hotel in Sidemen

Day 4 Explore Sidemen and Continue to the Village of Amed

The landscape and atmosphere of Sidemen and its surroundings are a real invitation for a beautiful walk and a taste of traditional village life. It will make you feel like stepping far back in time. In the afternoon a short drive will bring you to your comfortable hotel in the quiet coastal village of Amed. However, on the way to Amed, you will visit Amlapura, an old town from the ancient Karangasem Kingdom. A short drive eastwards of Amlapura, you can witness Taman Ujung, a water palace that was built by the last King of Karangasem.

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Hotel in Amed

Day 5 Discover Amed

Find yourself enveloped in a remote paradise at your lovely hotel on the quiet beach of Amed. Today you will have the opportunity to enjoy exploring the ocean, full of colours and can even spot a shipwreck from the Second World War found just under the water’s surface.

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Hotel in Amed

Day 6 Drive to Sanur and Visit the Tirtagangga Water Palace

After a relaxing morning, a spectacular drive along the coast and over the mountains will bring you to the cozy coastal town of Sanur, where you will spend your last night of the trip in a nice hotel with a swimming pool and located nearby the beach. On the way to Sanur, you will visit Tirtagangga Water Palace, which was once a place for the Royal Bathing Garden of King Karangasems’ family where the mountain springs flow with fresh water. You will also visit ‘Goa Lawah’ (Bat Cave) which is a cave with thousands of bats hanging on its walls. When you pass by Klungkung-a small town that once was the capital of the Balinese Kingdom, you can visit Kertha Kosa, the former court of justice and Bale Kambang, a nice open pavilion with a historic legacy, surrounded by a spring.

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Hotel in Sanur

Day 7 Depart

This morning following breakfast your week of adventures in Bali come to an end. Pack up and check out to depart.

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Best of Central & East Bali Tour Price and Dates

This partially guided tour to Bali is always run as a private tour for your group only and the prices depend on the size of your group, as well as the chosen hotel category. Please note that the prices might be higher during the Indonesian National Holidays.

The prices below are per person sharing a double room and groups of odd sizes can either opt to book single rooms for an extra charge ($248USD-$471USD per room, depending on hotel category chosen) or have a triple room for a reduction ($41USD-$66USD reduction for each person sharing a triple room).

Tour with Standard Accommodation

  • Guided Solo Traveller: $762USD
  • Guided Groups of 2: $395USD per person
  • Guided Groups of 3-5: $350USD per person
  • Guided Groups of 6+: $315USD per person

Tour with Superior Accommodation

  • Guided Solo Traveller: $950USD
  • Guided Groups of 2: $485USD per person
  • Guided Groups of 3-5: $450USD per person
  • Guided Groups of 6+: $395USD per person

Tour with Deluxe Accommodation

  • Guided Solo Traveller: $1,195USD
  • Guided Groups of 2: $615USD per person
  • Guided Groups of 3-5: $560USD per person
  • Guided Groups of 6+: $525USD per person
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    Accommodation on Best of Central & East Bali Tour

    The hotel accommodation on this tour is 3-star, but you can upgrade the accommodations to more luxurious options or better room types for an extra charge.

    In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

    Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
    Standard rooms are of double and triple occupancy and those willing to have a single room will have to pay a supplement of $248USD - $471USD.

    Sri Bungalows Hotel in Ubud

    A tranquil setting tucked amongst the rice paddies and tropical gardens of Ubud, this cozy bungalow stay is the perfect place to unwind after a day of adventure.

    Sawah Indah Villa Hotel in Sidemen

    A charming hotel set in the Sidemen Valley with a refreshing outdoor pool and modern amenities.

    Anda Amed Hotel in Amed

    Come to know Bali’s eastern coast at this tropical seaside resort just a stone’s throw from the sandy beach.

    Swastika Bungalows Hotel in Sanur

    Located nearby the pristine Sanur Beach, this laid-back hotel will have you wanting for nothing during your stay.

    Standard Accommodation

    Sri Ratih Hotel in Ubud

    Unwind in the tranquil outskirts of Ubud at this gorgeous hotel outfitted in traditional yet modern Balinese style furniture.

    Surya Shanti Hotel in Sidemen

    Enjoy the view of the Tukad Yeh Unda river at this relaxing villa oasis in Sidemen.

    Puri Wirata Hotel in Amed

    Fall asleep to the sound and smell of the fresh Bali Sea at this stunning hotel in Amed.

    Respati Beach Hotel Hotel in Sanur

    This lovely hotel in Sanur is located just a stone’s throw from the beach and features great amenities like a refreshing outdoor pool.

    Superior Accommodation

    Alaya Resort Ubud Hotel in Ubud

    Experience Ubud in luxury at this elegant resort overlooking endless rice paddies and featuring world-class amenities.

    Samanvaya Hotel in Sidemen

    Enjoy your stay at this rustic-chic village hotel in Sidemen set against the stunning backdrop of terraced rice fields. Take advantage of the open-air restaurant here and the beautiful outdoor swimming pool.

    Santai Hotel in Amed

    Relax and unwind at this stunning beachfront hotel enveloped in lush tropical gardens.

    Segara Village Hotel in Sanur

    Set on the pristine Sanur Beach, this luxe hotel is modelled after a traditional Balinese village and features modern amenities to make your stay more comfortable.

    Deluxe Accommodation

    What’s Included in the Best of Central & East Bali Tour?


    6 breakfasts are included.


    Accommodations for 6 nights are included.

    Transportation during the Tour

    Transportation for you and your luggage is included throughout the tour, except for airport transfers which can be arranged as an optional extra. In some cases, the transfers are shared.

    Also Included

    • Local English-speaking guides
    • Taxes

    Not included

    • Visa fees
    • International flights and taxes
    • Personal expenses
    • Optional excursions

    Optional Extras

    • Extra nights at any point of the tour
    • Airport transfer: $18USD per person (one way, min 2 pax)
    • Optional activities on day 2 (prices apply for groups of 2 and more):
      • Spiritual Tour: $47USD per person
      • White Water Rafting: $70USD per person
      • Trekking Kenderan - Morning Trip: $34USD per person

    Frequenty Asked Questions about Best of Central & East Bali

    How hard is the Best of Central & East Bali Tour?

    We rate this tour as a 2 / 5. There are no strenuous or technical activities involved, however, you should be ready to spend multiple hours on your feet exploring the Indonesian beautiful nature and cities.

    Do I need a visa to travel to Indonesia?

    Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

    What does partially-guided mean?

    Booking a partially-guided tour is a perfect choice for those who like to be in charge of some of their time while travelling, but also don’t want to be on their own during activities. In most cases, a partially-guided tour doesn’t have a tour leader assigned to a group, but some or most of the activities, such as hikes, city walks, or historic site visits, are led by different guides. Also, in most cases, booking a partially-guided tour is way cheaper than booking a fully-guided tour!

    Are meals included on the Best of Central & East Bali Tour?

    6 breakfasts are included.

    When is the best time to travel to Indonesia?

    The best time to travel to Indonesia is from April or October when the weather is warm and pleasant. Indonesia can be travelled to all year long, however, it tends to be rainier from November to March.

    Do I need insurance?

    Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip. Get your Travel Insurance.

    How do I get to Bali to start this tour?

    Fly into Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali (DPS) which can be reached from many major airports all over the world.

    Is the Best of Central & East Bali Tour in English?

    Yes, the tour guide is English-speaking.

    Do I need special vaccines to travel to Indonesia?

    Check with your family doctor.

    Are there any travel restrictions for Indonesia?

    Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.


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    Details of the local tour operator will be listed on your booking invoice. If you have questions about the local operator prior to booking, please click the “Ask a Question” button below.

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