See amazing sights, explore majestic temples, splash around in waterfalls, visit an active volcano, wander through rice fields, enjoy local coffee, discover islands and kick back on beautiful beaches. See wild monkeys, shop the markets, indulge in delicious food, learn to surf, snorkel in the crystal clear sea & dance the night away at the parties that Bali is famous for.
You are never alone with our small intimate groups (up to 20 people) this is the perfect way to make new friends and share the experience.
EXPLORE THE MAGIC OF BALI & THE GILI ISLANDS IN A GROUP
Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights
Finishes: Gili Trawangan
Epic Bali 10 Days: Trip Highlights
Join us on an epic adventure as we visit 3 awesome destinations across Bali and the Gili Islands. See amazing sights, explore majestic temples, splash around in waterfalls, visit an active volcano, wander through rice fields, discover idyllic islands and sip cocktails on white sandy beaches. Shop the markets, indulge in delicious food, learn to surf, snorkel in the crystal clear sea & lose yourself in the wild night life Bali has to offer!
Epic Bali 10 Days Photos
Day 1: Easy Arrival
Arrive at Denpasar airport where your group leader will meet you and take you to our cool Canggu guest house to check you in. You can the relax by the pool/beach or explore Canggu before we head out in the evening for our welcome dinner and drinks where you will meet the rest of your group.
Day 2: Temples & Beaches
Today we explore the culture of Bali as we head to two of its most famous temples – Tanah Lot which is set on a rock formation in the sea and the Royal Temple of Tamun Ayun. In the evening we take in the sunset on one of Canggu’s coolest beaches before big night out on the town in Seminyak.
Day 3 : Surfs Up!
On our third day we hit the beach! We learn to surf in the morning with our awesome local instructors in Canggu Beach followed by a chilled afternoon on one of Bali’s most beautiful beaches. In the evening we enjoy an experience watching a local Kecak dance, a traditional Balinese fire dancing ritual performed during sunset.
Day 4: Ubud & Waterfalls
It’s time to head to the beautiful chilled town of Ubud, on our way we cool off with a dip in a stunning natural waterfall. Then we check into our awesome accommodation before an after spent wandering around the amazing rice terraces of Ubud to see how these beautiful formations actually still play a very important role into local’s way of life.
Day 5: Monkey Forest
It’s time to meet the locals in the beautiful Monkey Forest, get up close and personal with the little guys who wander free around the forest protecting the temples inside. It’s then time for a big feed as we learn how to cook all the local delicacies at a cooking class. You can then pick up a bargain as we head back via the local markets.
Day 6: Volcanos & Views
Today you will be enjoying lunch overlooking an active volcano and after we spend the afternoon taking a walk in the countryside and getting some fresh air on the Campuhan ridge walk with some amazing views over the hills of Ubud.
Day 7: To The Islands!
It’s time to head to the islands. We catch the ferry over to the stunning tiny island of Gili Trawangan where it’s a short walk to our accommodation. Once there we spend the afternoon partying by the pool. For dinner, we explore the local markets for some of the freshest fish you’ll ever eat! Then it’s time to party in the many beachside bars on the island!
Day 8: Island Exploration
We enjoy the day island hopping on our boat trip around the three Gili Islands, we head to some of the best snorkel spots in Indonesia where you will see stunning coral, beautiful fish, turtles and even a shipwreck. In between that, we stop off on Gili Air for a beach front lunch.
Day 9: Sunsets & Bike Tours
Getting on the only mode of transport that the island has (push bike) we spend the day cycling around the island and watch an amazing sunset before our farewell dinner and party to celebrate the best 10 days of your life!
Day 10: Fond Farewells!
Check out day! The fun doesn’t stop here if you’re traveling on our expert Group Leaders will help you book everything you need to get to where you’re heading whether that be on to some more islands or back to the airport to catch a flight.
Please note this is a flexible itinerary. Due to local conditions, changes can and often do happen at local level, which means the above itinerary, and things listed in the included section, is meant as a reference guide as to what might happen not as a contractual obligation as to everything included. Sometimes we add additional things into the itinerary, sometimes we do not do all the things listed due to group members wanting to do other activities instead.
VERY IMPORTANT: This trip ends on the Gili’s and it can take between 4 and 6 hours to transfer back to Bali, it’s for this reason that we insist that you book your flights home for no earlier than 7PM or even the next day, to be safe.. Our guides can help book any additional accommodation that might be needed.
Accommodation varies on tour but you can expect to stay in quality guest houses on a shared basis. Most accommodation has aircon and a pool and Wifi.
Support & Advice for onward travel around South East Asia.
Day 1 – 3 (Canggu)
Tanah Lot Temple
The Royal Taman Ayun Temple
Party night in Canggu
Day 4 – 6 (Ubud)
Campuhan Ridge Walk
Day 7 – 9 (Gili Trawangan)
Bike tour around Island
Boat trip around Gili T, Meno & Air
Day 10 (Check out day)
Our group leaders will be there to assist with any onward travel
Frequently Asked Questions
Ideally its best to arrive on the start date of the tour however you can arrive up to 2 days before, these nights will be booked separately, but we will still pick you up from the airport.
Your trip ends on the Gili T’s and we do always advise that you should allow plenty of time to get back from Gili T to Bali, as it takes about 5/6 hours by ferry/bus and I would recommend a flight home for after 7pm or the next day to avoid any rushing and to take into account delays/cancellations which may occur.
No, flights to your destination are not included and you will need to book them yourself however we can help you! Also, we will be at the airport to meet you once you arrive.
Yes, lots of people come on our trips alone, its a great way to meet new people and you will never feel alone from the moment you arrive as you will instantly be travelling with an awesome group of like-minded people.
There no age limits on our trips however most of our travellers are between 18 and mid 30’s. Remember you’re only as old as you feel!
It depends on your nationality and which destination you are travelling to. For full visa information please check the Indonesian embassy website
Everyone spends differently so it’s hard for us to give an exact amount but we usually recommend around £150 – £250 per week is sufficient for you to have an epic time. All your activities, transport and accommodation is covered by us so you just need to worry about what your food, drink and shopping which is usually pretty cheap in Asia. Please note we can not be held responsible if you start popping bottles of champagne on the first night and run out of money ?
No we can pick you up from the airport at any time of day or night so you can pick the best flight that works for you.
Yes as long as you stay at our hotel and are arriving within 2 days of your start date. Once you have booked and we have rceived your flight details, we will be in touch to orgniase your extra nights.
For most of our destinations, you don’t need any specific vaccinations however its always good to check with your doctor to make sure you have an up to date tetanus jab. We do however recommend you take a course of malaria tablets if travelling to Vietnam on one of our trips as a precaution.
Food is usually not included in our tours however we do include occasional meals on day trips. We do also head out every evening for a group dinner at some awesome our favourite spots.
Your group leader will get in touch with you a week before your trip to confirm your meeting time/flight details and to introduce themselves.
If you have an allergy you must let us know as we will make your group leader aware. We also recommend printing out allergy cards in the local language. These cards can be easily found on google and are great to carry as they can be shown to the restaurants we eat at to explain your allergy in depth and make sure nothing gets lost in translation.
Our accommodation is mainly in twin share accommodation in some awesome hotels. You will always be sharing a room with someone of the same sex from your group. We do sometimes stay in dorm accommodation which will be exclusive to our tour group. We use the best accommodation in each location and we have been using them for many years. Its extremely safe.
We head out every evening as a group for dinner and often drinks. We take you to some of the coolest spots around as well as some hidden gems we’ve discovered over the years. This is not part of the itinerary so you do not have to participate but we try to maximise your adventure.
We would always recommend a backpack. Suitcases are not ideal for Asia as even if your suitcase has wheels its very hard to pull it across the beach. If its your first time with a backpack, you’ll never look back after.
We are not going to force anyone to do anything they might not want to do so if you’re not confident on a push bike and want to sit out a bike ride or not a fan of open water and want to stay on the boat during snorkelling thats absolutely fine, its your adventure!
Yes we try and balance our itineraries with a nice balance of awesome activities and free time to explore the local surroundings, shop or even get a well earned massage.
There are ATMs readily available in all of our destinations so we would recommend getting a travel card with good rates and withdrawing cash locally rather than carrying big amounts with you. If you are going to bring cash you would get a better rate if you exchanged in Asia so bring your home currency with you.
Epic Bali 10 Days Trip Dates
2018 Start Dates
03Dec 06Dec 10Dec 13Dec
2019 Start Dates
03 Jan 05 Jan 07 Jan 10 Jan 12 Jan 14 Jan 17 Jan 19 Jan 21 Jan 24 Jan 26 Jan 28 Jan 31 Jan
4 Feb 6Feb 7Feb 11Feb 13 Feb 14Feb 18Feb 20Feb 21Feb 25Feb 27Feb
9March 11March 14March 16March 18March 21March 23March 25March 28March 30 March
1April 3April 4April 6April 8April 10April 11April 13April 15April 17April 18April 20April 22April 24April 25April 27April 29 April
2019 – Start on Sunday end on Friday. 02 June 2019 – 21 June 2019 30 June 2019 – 19 July 2019 14 July 2019 – 2 August 2019 28 July 2019 – 16 August 2019 25 August 2019 – 13 September 2019 29 September 2019 – 18 October 2019 27 October 2019 […]
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