Islands of Indonesia

Classic, Sanur to Sanur

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Got a hankering to see five Indonesian islands? On Komodo, you’ll spot the eponymous dragons and on Flores you'll soak up the beautiful scenery and make friends with the denizens of Ngada village. And there’s so much more waiting for you on Bali and Lombok: Visiting tobacco plantations of Tetebatu, climbing towering volcanoes, and digging your feet into the white sand of pristine beaches in Gili Islands. With hotels, transport, and a number of included activities arranged by our CEOs, this adventure still allows plenty of free time to create your own highlights.

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Bali Community Training Lunch Program, Ubud Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Wellness Moment: Malanage Hot Springs, Malanage Hot Spring Your Wellness Moment: Local Hot Springs Visit, Kintamani Your Discover Moment: Ubud
  • Boat trip to Komodo and Rinca islands
  • Ngada village experience
  • Kelimutu volcanic crater visit
  • Moni village visit
  • Hot springs and Lake Bratan temple visit
  • Highlands of Kintamani visit
  • Mt Batur view
  • Local Indonesian meal experience
  • Kerta Gosa visit
  • Ubud orientation walk
  • Jatiluwih Rice Terraces visit (UNESCO-protected)
  • Beach time in Candidasa
  • Sasak village visit
  • Snorkelling trip
  • Easy trekking in Tetebatu
  • Sendang Gila Waterfall swim
  • Free time on the white-sand beaches of the Gili Islands
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Look for komodo dragons in the wild
  • Meet the friendly people of ngada village
  • Explore hindu temples
  • Visit the tobacco plantations of tetebatu
  • Savour balinese cuisine at a g for good project
  • Snorkel vibrant reefs and dig your feet into white sand.

Itinerary

Sanur Arrive at any time.
Sanur/Moni Hop on a plane to Ende and drive to your ecolodge in Moni, a lush hill town.
Moni/Bajawa Wake early and embark on a one hour hike to arrive at the Kelimutu crater lake viewpoint for sunrise. After breakfast leave for Bajawa. After lunch, take a revitalizing dip at Malanage Hot Springs.
Bajawa/Ruteng Drive inland to Ruteng and take in the stunning surrounding mountains. Head out this morning to visit Bena, a traditional village in Ngada where you will meet with local tribes and learn more about the region’s architecture and way of life.
Ruteng/Labuan Bajo Travel to Labuan Bajo, and explore this bustling harbour town with some free time. En route, take a quick hike to a viewpoint over the spider rice fields at Cancar.
Labuan Bajo Wake early this morning and head into the tropical jungle. When the car can go no further, an easy trek through the rainforest brings you to the beautiful Cunca Wulang Canyon. A jump into the waterfalls pools will you cool off.
Labuan Bajo Sail to Rinca and Komodo islands in search of the famed Komodo Dragon and other wildlife.
Labuan Bajo/Sanur Catch a flight back to Bali. Enjoy another night in paradise.
Sanur Enjoy some free time in Sanur.
Sanur/Munduk Visit the Lake Danu Bratan Temple and take a walk through the Jatiluwih Rice Terraces before arriving at the guesthouse in Munduk. Enjoy some delicious Balinese cuisine.
Munduk/Kintamani Drive through lush rice fields and winding mountain roads to Kintamani, then take a dip in the local hot springs.
Kintamani/Ubud Opt for a sunrise hike to the top of Mt Batur before travelling to the cultural heart of Bali, stopping for lunch at the G Adventures supported-Bali Community Training Lunch Program. Arrive in Ubud in the late afternoon for an orientation walk and some free time.
Ubud Enjoy a free day to explore exactly what interests you in Ubud. Opt to visit the Monkey Forest, numerous temples, rice paddies, and markets. In the evening, opt to take in a traditional Kecak dance performance.
Ubud/Candidasa Visit Kerta Gosa, the historic court of justice, before the journey to Candidasa, a superb beach location perfect for relaxing.
Candidasa With more free time here, opt to visit the Tirta Gangga temple or the traditional village of Tenganan, go snorkelling, or relax on one of the secluded beaches along the coast.
Candidasa/Kuta Take a local ferry to Lombok and visit a Sasak traditional village en route to Kuta.
Kuta Enjoy a full day exploring the area around Kuta. Opt for a surf lesson or visit one of the beautiful beaches nearby.
Kuta/Senggigi Enjoy a spectacular drive through the middle of Lombok. Stop at the Tetebatu community and enjoy an easy trek through the surrounding rice fields led by a local guide. Continue on to Senggigi for the night.
Senggigi/Gili Trawangan Before heading to the stunning Gili Islands, visit the slopes of the Rinjani Volcano and hike to a secluded waterfall and take a dip in the fresh water. Once at the islands, opt to swim, snorkel, or kick back and relax.
Gili Trawangan Enjoy a half-day snorkelling trip and check out what's living under the sea. The rest of the day is free for exploring. Opt to rent a bike and cycle around the island, visit the shopping area, or try some yoga.
Gili Trawangan/Sanur Travel back to Bali by boat for a final dinner and farewells.
Sanur Depart at any time.
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