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$40 Day Trips & Excursions

Bali Full-Day Traditional Village Sightseeing Trip with Lunch

After pickup from your hotel, begin with a visit to a Batubulan village to see the center of handmade batik weaving. Afterward, head to Celuk Village to see the gold and silver smith, and to Mas, to learn about wood sculpture.Continue to Batuan Ubud, a village known for its artwork and distinct painting style that originated in the 1930s. Then travel to the Batuan Trinity Temple to see its intricate carvings and architecture up close. From there, make your way to Gunung Kawi Temple Sebatu, home to a holy water fount and large koi pond.Break for lunch at Kintamani, with views of Mt. Batur and its caldera lake. After lunch, head to the village of Tegalalang to taste Bali Luwak coffee and ginger tea, and see the spice garden and rice terrace. After some afternoon tea, visit the Ubud Village, a nature reserve and Hindu temple complex, as well as the Ubud Market and Ubud Palace then ending the trip by visiting Tegunungan Waterfall. Your day trip will conclude with transportation back to your hotel.

$59 Day Trips & Excursions

Bali Kintamani Volcano, Ubud and Barong Dance Full-Day Tour

Continue on through the woodcarving village of Mas. Watch artisans chipping intricate designs from wood blocks. Then visit the fantastic 11th century Elephant Cave (Goa Gajah) before moving into the cool mountains of Kintamani. View Mount Batur an active volcano with its ribbons of black lava running down its peak to the valley below. Beside lies the shimmering lake of Batur. Enjoy lunch in a restaurant providing wonderful views (lunch is at own expense). On the return back you will stop at the Holy springs which are believed to have magic curative powers. Visit Ubud the artistic heart of Bali and Celuk the gold and silver making center on route.

$26 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour: All About Ubud Full-Day Tour

At 8:30am, board a private air-conditioned vehicle at your Bali accommodation and greet your driver-guide. Following a 1.5-hour journey, you’ll arrive at the emerald cascades of the Tegalalang Rice Terrace, an agricultural icon ideal for taking photos of. Your next stop is a local Coffee Making Process responsible for producing the world’s most expensive coffee. Learn about the production methods, which involve luwaks passing the coffee beans through their digestive tracts, and taste different types of coffee and tea, except the luwak coffee, which is available to purchase. Then, continue to the Ubud Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary to see more than 200 grey macaques roam freely among Hindu temples. Next, head to Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave), located on the western fringe of Bedulu village just minutes from central Ubud. A special place to visit and explore the relics contained in the courtyard, meditation cave, fountains, bathing pools and rock-wall carvings. Your final stop is a cluster of traditional Ubud Villages whose residents specialize in artisan crafts such as batik and crafting silver and gold. Observe locals making batik paintings in Tohpati and watch wood carving demonstrations in Mas before concluding your tour with drop-off at your Bali accommodation.

$18 Private & Custom Tours

'Best of Bali' Private 10-Hour Tour with Ubud Art Villages

Meet your driver at your Bali hotel and begin your Best of Bali tour with a visit to Batuan Temple. Marvel at the beautiful Hindu temple as you learn its spiritual significance and points out the magnificent architecture and unique black palm roof. Next, discover Indonesia’s world famous Luwak Coffee Making Process at a local coffee plantation. Learn about the unusual method of producing the coffee, which involves the coffee berries being eaten and defecated by Asian palm civets, then collecting the part-digested beans from the forest floor. After sampling the other coffees and teas made at the plantation, perhaps opt to taste a Luwak coffee too (extra cost). Continue north to Tegalalang Rice Terraces to marvel at the UNESCO-listed rice terraces, one of Bali’s most photographed sights. Learn about the pioneering ‘subak’ system – the Balinese cooperative irrigation system – for which the terraces are known, as you admire the views over the rice paddies. After lunch (own expense), visit Tegenungan Waterfall, where you can cool off with a swim beneath the falls or even brave a jump from the top of the 49-foot (15-meter) high falls.In the afternoon, indulge your creative side with a visit to the Ubud Art Villages and discover the vibrant traditions of Balinese arts and handicrafts. Visit the woodcarving village of Mas, admire the fine Silver Filigree jewelry made in Celuk and watch a Batik painting demonstration in Tohpati Village. Finally, after an action-packed full-day itinerary, finish your tour with drop-off at your hotel.

$17 Shore Excursions

Private Shore Excursion: Ubud Art Villages and Sacred Monkey Forest

You will be picked up from the Port of Benoa when you are allowed to disembark from your cruise ship between 8 and 10am (dependent on the arrival time of your cruise ship). Your private driver/guide will discuss your tour with you before you set off for the day.  First you will visit Celuk Village where you will see the Jewelry makers at work. There is so much lovely jewelry that it becomes overwhelming. You will then visit the village of Mas which is best known for its wood carvings. There are several shops along the main village street where one can see different kinds of exquisite wooden carvings been sold. The wood is either sandalwood, ebony or the local crocodile wood. Before you visit the Ubud art market you will visit Batuan Village. Here you can look for beautiful paintings to buy if you wish. It's huge and has a diverse style of paintings.    Continue onto visit the Sacred Monkey Forest. If you love monkeys, then this is the place to go as they wander freely in this sacred forest that you meander through. From here we continue to visit Ubud Palace which is still used as a palace of residence. Parts of the palace are now open to the public and can be seen. The palace is well decorated with ornate doors, statues and carvings and has been well preserved. The palace also holds traditional dance performances. Lastly you will visit the Ubud Art Market. Here you can browse and buy paintings, wood carvings, sarongs, shirts, shorts, silk scarves, lightweight shirts, handmade woven bags, baskets or hats, statues, kites and many other hand-crafted goods. Be sure to look around first to determine the going prices of these crafts before you buy something, then try your bargaining skills. You will then be taken back to your cruise ship at the Port of Benoa.

$38 Day Trips & Excursions

Best of Ubud: Waterfall, Rice Terraces & Monkey Forest

After a pick-up from your Bali hotel, this is your itinerary: Tegenungan Waterfall This area is in the south side of Ubud and a really nice place to enjoy your cup of tea and see the wonderful waterfall. You can get close to it and feel the fresh spray of the natural water. Mas Village  This is a village specializing in woodcarvings. Most of the prominent wood carvers of Bali live in Mas village, producing elaborate and fine woodcarvings and teaching the young generation to carve. Ubud Monkey Forest The home of more than 600 long tailed macaques, Ubud Monkey Forest is a tropical green forest close to the center of Ubud. Inside the forest you can see a sacred temple sanctuary guarded by the monkeys. Ubud Traditional Market Here is where you can find an Ubud community gathering in the market to sell all of the produce from around the area: a cheap souvenir, handicrafts, fruit, and much more. Ubud King Palace In the center of Ubud you will see the palace from the road. Entering the area you can walk around to take pictures of the traditional Balinese architecture complex and see daily, traditional Balinese dance. Tegalalang Rice Terrace Here you can see a typical scene in Bali: a rice terrace positioned in a beautiful rice field with the green of coconut plants. This makes it the best sight of the Balinese countryside.  Coffee Plantation Visit the coffee plantation where you'll see, among other things, the most expensive coffee in the world, called Luwak Coffee. This is a coffee made from an animal that eats the bean and digests it in its stomach. In the morning, the coffee will still be intact in the animal's feces and collected to be processed to make the coffee. Enjoying this coffee in front of the Rice Terrace view will be an unforgettable experience.