Gems of Indonesia: From Bali to Java ( OB)

12 Day Tour from Ubud to Nusa Dua

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When you think of Bali, do visions of white sands, blue seas, and balmy breezes come to mind? You’re not wrong, but this paradise of nature’s perfection is made even more beautiful by the warm welcomes and graceful treasures to be found in Indonesian cultures and traditions. Explore the palaces, temples, cliffs, and caves on this brilliant journey from Ubud to Nusa Dua and experience this feast for the soul for yourself on this Indonesian vacation in Bali. From the bold steps of Balinese dancers to the breathtaking sight of Mount Bromo’s volcanic landscape, you’ll also revel in the simple pleasures of ancient artistry and culinary traditions on this serene island sojourn where history and mystery are revealed with each extraordinary view.

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 DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING

Sightseeing:

12 Day Tour from Ubud to Nusa Dua

Notes:

When you think of Bali, do visions of white sands, blue seas, and balmy breezes come to mind? You’re not wrong, but this paradise of nature’s perfection is made even more beautiful by the warm welcomes and graceful treasures to be found in Indonesian cultures and traditions. Explore the palaces, temples, cliffs, and caves on this brilliant journey from Ubud to Nusa Dua and experience this feast for the soul for yourself on this Indonesian vacation in Bali. From the bold steps of Balinese dancers to the breathtaking sight of Mount Bromo’s volcanic landscape, you’ll also revel in the simple pleasures of ancient artistry and culinary traditions on this serene island sojourn where history and mystery are revealed with each extraordinary view.

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When you think of Bali, do visions of white sands, blue seas, and balmy breezes come to mind? You’re not wrong, but this paradise of nature’s perfection is made even more beautiful by the warm welcomes and graceful treasures to be found in Indonesian cultures and traditions. Explore the palaces, temples, cliffs, and caves on this brilliant journey from Ubud to Nusa Dua and experience this feast for the soul for yourself on this Indonesian vacation in Bali. From the bold steps of Balinese dancers to the breathtaking sight of Mount Bromo’s volcanic landscape, you’ll also revel in the simple pleasures of ancient artistry and culinary traditions on this serene island sojourn where history and mystery are revealed with each extraordinary view.

 Meals & Itinerary

 Itinerary

Day 1

ARRIVE IN UBUD, INDONESIA Paradise Found Welcome to Ubud in the hills of beautiful Bali! Hotel check-in is available mid-afternoon.

Day 2

UBUD A Royal Welcome Today, join one of the Royal family members on a LF tour of Puri Sukawati, a palace significant to the Balinese regal legacy. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
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LOCAL FAVORITE
CULTURE & TRADITION Learn about Bali’s rich cultural history at Puri and enjoy a performance of traditional Balinese dance. A professional chef from the Royal family will show you the arts of Balinese cuisine during your cooking class for a sumptuous lunch.

Day 3

UBUD Spirited Dances & Dramatic Shrines Start your day with a fascinating performance of Barong dance. Then, stop at the village of Mas, known for its wood carvings, and the village of Celuk, a center for Balinese silver. Visit Bunung Kawi, a Hindu temple complex comprised of 10 rock-cut shrines (candi) carved into the cliff face. Continue to the village of Kintamani for views of Mount Batur. Last stop is Goa Gajah, often referred to as the Elephant Cave.
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TOUR HIGHLIGHT
NATURAL WONDERS Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant overlooking Mount Batur, an active volcano that sits alongside Lake Batur.

Day 4

UBUD-CANDIDASA Balinese Art & Ancestry Tour the town of Ubud. Then, drive to Candidasa, a seaside town on the eastern coast of Bali.
Breakfast Breakfast

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
TIMELESS TRADITIONS Your tour of Ubud starts with Neka Art Museum, displaying a collection of art inspired by the beauty and culture of Bali. Then, visit the Threads of Life Indonesian Textile Arts Center, followed by Ubud Art Market. Finish your tour of Ubud at the Royal Palace where the local royal family still reside.

Day 5

CANDIDASA Rice Paddies, Palaces & Palms See the sights of Candidasa by LF vintage Volkswagen. Enjoy the evening at leisure.
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LOCAL FAVORITE
CULTURAL GEMS Enjoy scenic views of rice paddies and Mt Agung from the back of your vintage VW before arriving Puri Agung, the Palace of Amlapura. Continue to Lontar Museum and try your hand at the ancient skill of inscribing a palm leaf manuscript (lontar). Then, visit the Tirta Gangga Water Palace, and its sister site Taman Ujung Water Palace, where you’ll enjoy lunch in the waterside pavilion.

Day 6

CANDIDASA-YOGYAKARTA-BOROBUDUR On the Move This morning, transfer to Denpasar for your flight to Yogyakarta. Transfer to your hotel in Borobudur.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 7

BOROBUDUR Temples & Tasty Traditions Today, visit the impressive Borobudur Temple Complex, then head to Candirejo, a peaceful village surrounded by plantations and lush scenery. Before lunch at a local restaurant, enjoy a demonstration of Indonesian Gamelan music.
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TOUR HIGHLIGHT
EPIC SIGHTS With more than 500 Buddha statues, the temple complex at Borobudur is the largest single Buddhist monument in the world and UNESCO World Heritage site. Two million stone blocks were used in its construction.

Day 8

BOROBUDUR–YOGYAKARTA Swords, Sultans & Dance Steps This morning, learn the LF art of kris making, then visit Kraton, the Sultan Palace of Yogyakarta. Continue to Prambanan Temple, the largest Hindu temple in the country and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy a performance of the Ramayana ballet in the temple.
Breakfast Breakfast Lunch Lunch Dinner Dinner

LOCAL FAVORITE
LEGENDARY ARTISTRY The kris is an asymmetrical dagger with distinctive blade patterning that has been produced in Indonesia for centuries. It is used for display, weapons, ceremonial dress, or symbol of social status or heroism. Meet with a kris maker who shows you all about forging the weapon as well as the rituals associated with it.

Day 9

YOGYAKARTA- BROMO Scenic Sojourn Journey by train through volcano-dotted terrain to Mojokerto. From here, travel by coach through classic Javanese scenery to Bromo.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 10

BROMO-SURABAYA-NUSA DUA Magical Mount Bromo Start early with a morning visit to Mount Bromo. From here, you can take in unobstructed views over the active crater and the Tengger massif. Enjoy a late al fresco breakfast in the magical landscape of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. Later, transfer to Surabaya for your flight to Denpasar. Upon arrival back in Bali, transfer to your hotel in Nusa Dua.
Breakfast Breakfast

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
NATURAL WONDERS Reigning over the magical landscapes of East Java, Indonesia, Mount Bromo looms large as one of the world’s the most famous and active volcanoes. Part of the Tengger Massif, this complex of several volcanoes creates stunningly surreal and breathtaking landscapes.

Day 11

NUSA DUA Dinner Dances The morning is yours to enjoy this beachside town and your resort. This afternoon, travel to the southernmost tip of Bali to visit Uluwatu Temple. Here, enjoy dinner as you witness a traditional display of Kecak dance.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
LEGENDS & LORE One of seven sea temples that form a “chain” around the island, Uluwatu Temple stands some 230 feet atop a dramatic clifftop as a revered and ancient site for its protection of Hindu islanders from evil spirits since 900 AD.

Day 12

NUSA DUA Safe travels until we meet again! Your tour ends with breakfast this morning.
Breakfast Breakfast

 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

ANN WANG

Escorting tours for more than 15 years

" China is a country with 5,000 years of history, a colorful culture, delicious food and fantastic scenery. On behalf of Globus Tour Directors, I am happy and grateful to have the opportunity to share my stories and experiences with my fellow travelers and explore my beautiful country together!"

Tour Director -  ANN WANG

 Accommodations

UBUD

THE WESTIN RESORT & SPA UBUD

Hotel as shown or similar
Moderate Deluxe
  Free Wifi

CANDIDASA

CANDI BEACH RESORT

Hotel as shown or similar
Superior First-Class
  Free Wifi

BOROBUDUR

PLATARAN HERITAGE BOROBUDUR

Hotel as shown or similar
Moderate Deluxe
  Free Wifi

YOGYAKARTA

TENTREM HOTEL YOGYAKARTA

Hotel as shown or similar
Moderate Deluxe
  Free Wifi

BROMO

PLATARAN BROMO

Hotel as shown or similar
Superior First-Class
  Free Wifi

NUSA DUA

NUSA DUA BEACH HOTEL & SPA

Hotel as shown or similar
Moderate Deluxe
  Free Wifi

 Optional Excursions

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$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)



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