Magnificent Island of The Gods – Promo
$1,416 USD per room (Double Occupancy) – Magnificent Island of The God Promo* Package Tour includes:
- Round-trip transfers between airport and hotel
- 11 Days and 10 Nights hotel stay
- Private air – conditioned transport
- Daily breakfast
- All transfers as per itinerary
- Local English speaking guide
- Entrance fee
* The Magnificent Island of the Gods Promo Tour Package is available from April 01, 2016 to March 31, 2017
|Single Supplement||$1,155 USD per night|
Hotels You Stay At
Svarga Loka, in Ubud, sits on the riverbanks of the beautiful Campuhan river in Ubud, Bali, our resort offers a wide range of luxury accommodation as well as facilities for wellness, relaxation, dining, yoga and meditation. Whether you are looking for a wellness holiday getaway, a private retreat venue or a Balinese Cultural experience, the relaxing and friendly atmosphere at Svarga Loka Resort awaits. Welcome to the ‘Good Kingdom.’
The origin of our name takes inspiration from the Hindu epic poem, the Mahabharata, which describes Svarga Loka, as ‘Good Kingdom’ – a heavenly paradise for the Hindu Gods.
|Peak season surcharges apply:|
|July 15 – August 31|
|December 25 – January 05|
Puri Santrian Hotel is set on Sanur Beach outside Denpasar. This lavish hotel is 11 km from Bali Museum and 15 km from shopping and nightlife in the upscale Seminyak district.
Elegant, island-inspired rooms and bungalows have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers. Club rooms include access to a private pool and a jacuzzi, and an opulent suite features an infinity pool and an outdoor pavilion.
There’s also an upscale restaurant and a refined open-air bar. An outdoor pool includes a sundeck, and a spa offers massages and beauty treatments. Other amenities include cooking classes, yoga and afternoon tea.
|Peak season surcharges apply:|
|July 01 – September 30|
|December 20 – January 10|
Arrive at Denpasar. Upon arrival, our travel guide meets you and are chauffeured to the Svarga Loka, in Ubud, in your private air-conditioned vehicle.
About Denpasar International Airport
Denpasar International Airport, also known as Ngurah Rai International Airport, is the main airport in Bali, located 13 km south of Denpasar. Ngurah Rai is the third busiest airport in Indonesia after Soekarno–Hatta International Airport and Juanda International Airport. In 2011 Ngurah Rai International Airport recorded 39,509 international and 64,262 domestic flights which carried 6,177,044 and 6,594,830 passengers respectively. The 2011 passengers were doubled within 5 years. The airport has category IX and is capable of serving aircraft up to the size of Boeing 747-400.
The airport is named after I Gusti Ngurah Rai, a Balinese hero who died on 20 November 1946 in a puputan (fight to the death war) against the Dutch at Marga in Tabanan where the Dutch defeated his company with air support, killing Rai and 95 others during the Indonesian Revolution in 1946.
After breakfast, we drive to Museum Puri Lukisan, owned by the famous painter, Suteja Neka. We then proceed to the Ubud Palace. Then we head out to the Tegallalang for rice paddies, to enjoy the breath taking view. Then we will drive to Tirta Empul Temple to observe a purification ceremony. Finally, on our way back to the hotel, we visit the Gunung Kawi Temple. Before dinner at a local restaurant we will watch the Kecak Dance performance
About Suteja Neka Museum
Suteja Neka , in Ubud, is in the district of Gianyar, Bali. It is a Neka Art Museum, formerly called the Neka Museum. The founder and owner is Pande Wayan Suteja Neka, better known as Suteja Neka, an art connoisseur. His father, I Wayan Neka (1917 – 1980), received recognition as the best carver in the province of Bali in 1960. He created a three-metre tall statue of the garuda bird for the Indonesia Pavilion at the New York World Fair in the United States of America in 1964, and another one for the same purpose at Expo 70 held in Osaka, Japan.
After an early morning breakfast, we will drive to the local market to get the products needed for our cooking class. A local guide helps to get all the ingredients required and tells educate us on the cuisine of Bali. Then proceed to a local family and visit the neighborhood. We will join the locals and help make a lunch from ingredients bought at the market.
After lunch, we head to the Carang Sari village for a 10 km white water rafting experience along the Ayung River. The Ayung River is one of the most beautiful rivers in Bali.
About Ayung River
The Ayung River is the longest, and one of the most beautiful, river on the Indonesian island of Bali. It runs 75 km from the northern mountain ranges and discharges into the Badung Strait at Sanur near Denpasar.
Visiting Bali is something of a dream. We will visit a local village and get involved with people there. This will immensely enrich your traveling experience.
We will start by visiting a village Elementary School and observe class room interactions. Unless it is a school holiday, we will be silent observers of the teaching and learning styles. We will then visit one of the village families and observe their daily activities and lifestyle.
Then, in order to prepare ourselves for some farming activities, we will make a quick stop at our hotel. Farming essentials such as a farmer’s hat, mattock, and mosquito lotion is available for purchase.
We will join the local farmers in our newly acquired farmers’ regalia and enjoy this beautiful experience. Further more, we will join them in the traditional rice cultivating process. Planting rice will be an amazing experience of your life.
About Balinese Lifestyle
When Bali became Indonesia’s tourist hot-spot in the 1970’s, the local population was afraid that the large amounts of travelers arriving daily on its shores would spoil the island’s traditional lifestyle. The government took preventative measures to avoid this — by making culture the main point of attraction for foreigners coming to or living in Bali.
Society in Bali is largely influenced by its religious background, namely Balinese-Hinduism. Contrary to the rest of Indonesia, where most citizens are Muslim, the majority of people in Bali — approximately 90% — practice a form of Hinduism. Expats in Bali will also notice that it is a very community-oriented society. Contrary to the practice in many Western countries, young married couples in Bali continue to live at home.
Art is also a large part of life in Bali. Those living on the island will be familiar with its cultural heritage, which includes song and dance as well as drama and sculpture. The language of Bali does not recognize the word “artist”, but one could say that art is simply a part of everyday life. Many people in Bali are able to create some form of art. Most of these objects are a type of religious offering and can be seen throughout cities, temples, homes, and workplaces.
After an early breakfast, we drive to Kertagosa, Royal Court of Klungkung Kingdom. Then we will visit the Bat Cave Temple, and a traditional salt farmer. After, we will drive to Tenganan; a traditional village of Bali. We will also be visiting the Charlie Chocolate Factoryand enjoy some time on the Jasri beach before heading to Tirta Gangga. Tirta Gangga is a water palace of the Karangasem Kingdom. Our final stop of the day will be the Taman Ujung before returning back to hotel
About Jasri Beach
Jasri beach is located in eastern area of Bali. Jasri is a seashore village near other famous vacation destination – Candidasa beach. The beach attracts many surfers. Yes, the main selling point of the Jasri beach is its waves. Yous will be spellbound by the waves and also its pristine landscape of Jasri beach.
After an early morning breakfast, we leave for the Eco Adventure Project. We then we drive to Kintamani and have lunch while enjoying the spectacular view of Mount Batur with it is lake. Then we go to Toyadevasya Hot Spring before back to hotel.
About Eco Adventure Project
The Eco Adventure Project comprises of 34 local farmers of the community who have a substantial equity at stake in the project. The return on equity is used to fund various community-oriented developments endeavors such as health care, housing, education and social empowerment. Agenda and requirements in the community of Bayad are carefully tailor-made to the needs of its population. A balanced approach is the key to success keeping in mind the environmental, cultural, educational, economic and social issues that will in the end derive a sustainable business project. On the implementation aspect of the project, the main determined factor is the long-term tourist-, leisure and fitness market driven sustainability plan that has to be considered in the viability of the Eco Adventure Project. The aim to reach sustainability in the community of Bayad should be achieved by giving assistance in developing sustainable jobs, human resource skill and business enterprise.
After breakfast, we will visit the Svarga Loka Spa so you can unwind and feel relaxed. This is a wellness and healing center that will cleanse you of any fatigue you might have.
About Svarga Loka Spa
A Stepping stone to the true source of well-being at Svarga Loka, where the origin of their name takes inspiration from the Hindu epic poem, the Mahabharata. The Mahabharta describes Svarga Loka, as Good Kingdom – a heavenly paradise for the Hindu Gods.
We check out of the hotel after breakfast and head out to visit to a coffee plantation. We will stop at Besakih Temple; also known as Mother Temple of Bali. After lunch we will visit Blahbatuh village for a traditional Balinese dance lesson. We will then head out to Sanur.
About Besakih Temple
Pura Besakih is a temple complex in the village of Besakih on the slopes of Mount Agung in eastern Bali, Indonesia. It is the most important, the largest and holiest temple of Hindu religion in Bali, and one of a series of Balinese temples. Perched nearly 1000 meters up the side of Gunung Agung, it is an extensive complex of 23 separate but related temples with the largest and most important being Pura Penataran Agung. The temple is built on six levels, terraced up the slope. The entrance is an formed by a Candi Bentar (split gateway), and beyond it the Kori Agung is the gateway to the second courtyard.
Free day for you to enjoy at your leisure. You can enjoy the beautiful beach or go shopping for some awesome souvenirs.
Uluwatu Temple Sunset Tour with seafood BBQ dinner
Leave the hotel in the afternoon and then we drive to the Padang Beach, also known as the Eat, Pray & Love Beach, which is a famous surf point in Bali. It has great waves and a white sandy stretch of 100 meters from the north to the south. This surf point is situated by the White Stone Hill with the beautiful scenery of the Indian Ocean and spectacular sunset in the late afternoon. We will then drive to Uluwatu to enjoy a beautiful sunset of Bali from the Holy Uluwatu Temple located in southern part of Bali, about 45 minutes from Sanur Beach. We will then tour the High Cliff Temple then enjoy a scrumptious Jimbaran BBQ seafood dinner before we head back to the hotel.
About Uluwatu Temple
Uluwatu Temple is a Balinese Sea Temple (pura segara) in Uluwatu.The temple is regarded as one of the sad kahyangan and is dedicated to Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa in his manifestation as Rudra.
The temple is built on the edge of a 70 meter high cliff or rock projecting into the sea. In folklore, this rock is said to be part of Dewi Danu’s petrified barque.
Though a small temple was claimed to have existed earlier, the structure was significantly expanded by a Javanese sage, Empu Kuturan in the 11th Century. Another sage from East Java, Dang Hyang Nirartha is credited for constructing the padmasana shrines and it is said that he attained moksha here, an event called ngeluhur (“to go up”) locally. This has resulted in the temple’s epithet Luhur.
We depart after breakfast to the Middle of Bali island. We will visit the Batukaru Temple and the Jatiluwih Rice Terrace; UNESCO heritage site. Then we are off to the Ulun Danu Temple at Lake Beratan and stop for lunch at local restaurant. Then we drive to the Royal Temple of Taman Ayun and finally the Tanah Lot Temple to enjoy a beautiful sunset before heading back to hotel.
About Ulun Danu Temple
Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, or Pura Bratan, is a major Shivaite and water temple on Bali, Indonesia. The temple complex is located on the shores of Lake Bratan in the mountains near Bedugul. Water temples serve the entire region in the outflow area; downstream there are many smaller water temples that are specific to each irrigation association (subak).
Built in 1633, this temple is used for offerings ceremony to the Balinese water, lake and river goddess Dewi Danu, due to the importance of Lake Bratan as a main source of irrigation in central Bali. The 11 stories of pelinggih meru dedicated for Shiva and his consort Parvathi. Buddha statue also present inside this temple.
Lake Bratan is known as the Lake of Holy Mountain due to the fertility of this area. Located 1200 m above sea level, it has a cold tropical climate.
Transfer to Ngurah Rai International Airport for your flight to home or on to your next destination.
Not Included in Tour Package Price :
- Airport departure tax
- Drinks, gratuities and expenses of a personal nature
- Travel insurance
- Meals not mentioned in itinerary
- Any other optional item