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The Bali 2023 Experience

Apr 4, 2023 to Apr 15, 2023
Bali

The Bali 2023 Experience

(April 4th-15th) 2023

 
 
 
XTD Travel Club is "RAISING THE BAR"  once again as we launch "The Bali 2023 Experience".  This is the first of trip in our new " Enchantment Elevation" series of Group All -Inclusive Travel Experiences. 
 
"Our "Enchantment Elevation" travel experience series, is quite simply put, the "Crim-dela-Crim" of our Group Travel Experiences.  Prepare to be spoiled, with the once in a lifetime  excursions, the destinations that are so exotic and sought after that you will pinch yourself just to make sure its real, and the all-inclusiveness of our "Enchantment Elevation" group travel events.  Get your bucket list out, and prepare to start checking destinations off! Starting with "The Bali 2023 Experience".
 
The mere mention of Bali evokes thoughts of paradise.  It's more than a place; it's a mood, an aspiration, a tropical state of mind.
 
Bali, known as the Land of the Gods, appeals through its sheer natural beauty of looming volcanoes and lush terraced rice fields that exude peace and serenity.   Bali enchants with its dramatic dances and colorful ceremonies, its arts, and crafts, to its luxurious beach resorts and exciting nightlife. And everywhere, you will find the culture of its people woven into every aspect of the island.  
 
The Bali 2023 Experience brings all of Bali's splendor, wonder and enchantment right to you during your 11 days in paradise
 
  • We will spend (3) days and (3) nights in  Beautiful Ubad
  • We will spend (3) day and (2) nights in Breathtaking Gili Trawangan
  • We will spend (4) days and (3) nights in Splendid Nusa Dua

 

What's included in this trip:

  • Accommodations
  • Airfare- Round-trip from Dulles International Airport or Qatar Airways - Note this trip is also sold as a land-only package as well
  • All Excursions
  • All Transfers
  • Meals: (8) Breakfasts, (4) Lunches, (5) Dinners
  • All Ground transportation in private, air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Drinking water and cold towels during sightseeing.
  • Welcome pack on arrival.
  • All applicable local taxes.
  • XTD Swag Box
 

 

What's not included:

  • Personal expenses
  • Beverage during meals
  • Tips to drivers, porters, and guides
  • Travel Insurance is highly recommended
  • Any meals or other items not expressly listed under "Whats Included In This Trip"
 

 

Itinerary:

 

DAY 01: Tue - Apr 04, 2023 - Departure from USA

  • Depart the USA to Bali. Your flight includes meals, drinks and in-flight entertainment.

 

DAY 02: Wed - Apr 05, 02023 - Connect in Doha

  • Arrive Doha and change plane to connect to Bali

 

DAY 03: Thu - Apr 06, 2023 - Arrival - Ubud

  • Arrival in Bali
  • Upon clearing Customs and Immigration, your guide will present you with a welcome packet including all necessary documentation and vouchers and all contact information of your guide and local offices. Then you will go to your hotel in South Bali for check-in. The rest of the day will be at leisure.
  • In the evening, enjoy a welcome dinner which will be served in the hotel`s restaurant.
  • Spend the night in Ubud
  • Meal: Dinner
 

DAY 04: Fri - Apr 07, 2023 - Ubud - Volcano, Temple, and Terrace (7.5 hours)

  • During this full day tour discover the culture, countryside, and stunning scenery of Bali. Start the day with a performance of the famous Barong and Keris Dance. This traditional Balinese dance narrates the fight between good and evil and is a classic example of the Balinese way of blending myth and history into one reality. Drive to Tampak Siring to visit the unique temple of Gunung Kawi. Set at the bottom of a lush green river valley, these 11th century temples feature 10 rock cut shrines, called candi, carved into the cliff face. The awe-inspiring shrines combine ancient Hindu and Buddhist temple attributes. Walk down the many stairs to the temple taking in the views of the terraced rice fields along the way. Continue to Kintamani set around the rim of the Gunung Batur crater. Look out over Bali`s most active volcano, Mount Batur, which soars over 1,800 meters into the sky. In the center is a beautiful turquoise green lake, the largest lake of the island. After a late lunch in a local restaurant with beautiful views, drive back to the south with a stop in Tegalalang to see Bali`s most iconic rice terraces.
  • In the evening drive to one of the best restaurants in Ubud for dinner.
  • Spend the night in Ubud
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 
 

DAY 05: Sat - Apr 08, 2023 - Ubud - Bali Swing Active Package

  • Bali Swing represents a new generation of exciting adventure in a natural environment. Taking place in Bongkasa village, about 20 minutes north of Ubud, the Active Package includes the use of 15 single swings (from 10m to 78m above the ground), 12 cute nests and best located in Bali, the unique photo shooting points - helicopter and the Bali Swing boat, the romantic bed with a jungle and waterfall view, the heart rock in the jungle and few stones over the edge above the valley, with amazing view to the canyon, river or waterfall.
  • Visit Ubud Art Market
  • Visit the traditional Ubud market located in the center of Ubud where some art masterpieces are ready to sell for you to grab home.
  • Spend the night in Ubud
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
 

DAY 06: Sun - Apr 09, 2023 Ubud - Gili Trawangan

  • Transfer from hotel in Seminyak to Serangan pier
  • Transfer by fast boat Serangan to Gili Trawangan, You will be picked up by the driver and brought to the Serangan harbour where you board the fast boat for approximately a 2-hour trip to Gili Trawangan.
  • Transfer by Cidomo from Gili Trawangan Harbor to Hotel
  • NoteMaximum capacity in one Cidomo is 2 Adults included Luggage. Any extra luggage that need additional Cidomo booking is subject to extra expense to be paid by clients on spot
  • Spend the night in Gili Trawangan
  • Meals: Breakfast
 

DAY 07: Mon - Apr 10, 2023 - Gili Trawangan - All day at leisure

  • Spend the night in Gili Trawangan
  • Meals: Breakfast
 

DAY 08: Tue - Apr 11, 2023 - Gili Trawangan - Nusa Dua

  • Transfer by Cidomo from Hotel to Gili Trawangan Harbor
  • Note: Maximum capacity in one Cidomo is 2 Adults included Luggage. Any extra luggage that needs additional Cidomo booking is subject to extra expense to be paid by clients on spot.
  • Transfer by fast boat Gili Trawangan to Serangan
  • Transfer from Serangan pier to hotel
  • In the evening enjoy your dinner at the resort
  • Spend the night in Nusa Dua
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
 

DAY 09: Wed - Apr 12, 2023 - Nusa Dua - Nusa Lembongan - Waka Sailing Cruise

  • Take a trip to tropical paradise on this Nusa Lembongan day cruise, leaving Bali behind and sailing to Lembongan Island for a day of sea and sun. Transfer to Benoa harbour and board the luxury sailing catamaran for a 1.5-2-hour cruise. Watch as the shores of Bali fade away and the open sea comes into view. Sail across the turquoise waters, enjoying tea and coffee and light snacks on board.
  • Arrive at a quiet stretch of beach on Nusa Lembongan, an island oasis of white beaches and clear waters. The day is free to enjoy this blissful paradise. Relax on the soft sands underneath a swaying palm tree, listening to the waves lapping against the short. Alternatively, grab a snorkel to explore the colourful marine life and coral reefs found off the shores of Lembongan. There is also an opportunity to do Stand Up Paddles or Sea kayaking
  • At midday, a buffet lunch will be served at the Beach Club. Feast on a ion of freshly grilled fish, tasty satays, salads and much more all the while enjoying views of the turquoise bay.The Nusa Lembongan day cruise will wrap up around 15:00. Return to the catamaran and cast off for the return journey.
  • Arrive at Bali`s Benoa harbour and transfer to the hotel in time for sunset.
  • In the evening, drive to the restaurant for a seafood dinner on the beach.
  • Spend the night in Nusa Dua
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 
 

DAY 10: Thu - Apr 13, 2023 - Nusa Dua - Sambangan - Short Trekking

  • Drive to Sambangan village, North Bali. Arrive at the starting point The guests will be served by a tropical welcome drink. Todays trekking takes about 2 until 2,5 hours. After walking for about 15 minutes we will pass a small village and rice terrace. During the trip to the waterfall, you will enjoy the beautiful landscapes and travel through many kinds of plantations in the green valley. After warming up, we go down to the bottom of the waterfall where you can find 4 waterfalls , it is famous with the &ldquoSECRET GARDEN&ldquo not only see but also you can swim do jumping in the waterfall, sliding and enjoy the cool and clear fresh water by swimming in the kroya waterfall and continue to aling waterfall while accompanied with the sound of nature orchestra.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Visit Ulun Danu Temple, Bedugul
  • Visit the Ulun Danu Temple, one of the most photographed temples in Bali. Situated on the edge of Beratan Lake and surrounded by tropical rainforest.
  • Spend the night in Nusa Dua
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
 

DAY 11: Fri - Apr 14, 2023 - Nusa Dua - Free Morning - Tanah Lot Temple & Seafood Dinner

  • Morning at leisure
  • Drive to Taman Ayun temple, a royal temple from the Mengwi Empire. This multi-layered temple is set in a beautiful park and surrounded by ponds. Afterwards, drive to Tanah Lot temple. An ancient Hindu shrine perched on top of an outcrop amidst constantly crashing waves. It is famed for its sunset backs. Spend your time wandering around and take the best picture and enjoy the sunset time.
  • After the sunset head to one of the beautiful beaches in Jimbaran for a barbeque seafood dinner. Feast on a succulent seafood platter including prawns, grilled fish, squid and clams. Try some kangkung, also known as Indonesian water spinach, and add some heat in the form of sambal, the spicy Indonesian sauce.
  • Spend the night in Nusa Dua
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
 

DAY 12: Sat - Apr 15, 2023 - Nusa Dua - Departure

  • This is your last day in Bali, enjoy your last day until check out time at leisure. In the afternoon, you will be picked up by your guide for your transfer to Denpasar Airport for your departure back home to the U.S.
 
 

Accommodations:

  • Apr 06-09 at the Maya Ubud Resort & Spa, Ubud
 
 
 
Apr 09-11 at the Jambuluwuk Oceano,  Gili Trawangan
 
 
 
Apr 11-15 at the Apurva Kempinski, Nusa Dua
 
 
 
Accommodation Notes: 
 
  • All room categories offer either a king size bed or two double beds.  If you are reserving a double occupancy room and need two double beds in your room, please send an email to admin@xceptionaltravel.com to submit your double bed request.
  • Single Occupancy Room = 1 person in a room,  Double Occupancy Room = 2 people in a room
  • No Triple/Quad Occupancy available for this travel experience

Important XTD Travel Club Information:

  • For this trip, guest have the option of having their monthly installment payments automatically deducted in equal installments from your credit/debit card from your bank via an option you can select on your invoice once your trip has been booked. 

 

  • XTD does NOT ISSUE REFUNDS . For this reason, XTD Travel Club HIGHLY RECOMMENDS that guest procure travel insurance via our complimentary travel insurance portal on our website HERE Note: Please review your travel insurance booking options thoroughly to determine the "BEST" type of insurance policy for you (i.e. cancel for any reason vs one of the other policy types).   XTD Travel Club does NOT recommend which insurance policy you should buy in the event you purchase travel insurance.  As such, it is important that you read all of the policy benefits  and understand the type of policy you considering when comparing policies and where in doubt or if you have policy specific questions, please contact the travel insurance provider directly.

 

  • A passport is required to travel to Bali.  Please go HERE for all the information you need to procure your passport. If you do not currently have a passport or your passport has expired, please note that the current processing time for passports is 10 to 12 wks. Expedited passport processing time is currently running 4 to 6 wks or longer in some cases. For more information on passports go HERE.

 

  • Traveling to Bali requires a passport be valid for six months beyond  your scheduled travel dates. For this tour, your passport should not expire before September 15, 2023 and you must have at least (2) blank pages in your passport. Otherwise, you MUST apply to renew and receive your renewed passport prior to departing for this trip. 

 

  • All prices are based on the rates of exchange in effect at the time of price quotation. In the event that the US dollar devalues, XTD Travel Club reserves the right to increase prices accordingly. Your final invoice will reflect increases resulting from currency devaluation.

 

  • If you select a LAND ONLY PACKAGE, you are required to make your own flight arrangements and airport transfers. When making your own flight arrangements, you must pay close attention to dates. 

 

  • At check-in, a credit card will be required for check-in to cover anticipated room charges.

 

 XTD Travel Club holds accreditation with the following travel industry accrediting organizations.  Accreditation is obtained only after meeting rigorous accreditation criteria by the respective accrediting travel industry organizations:

  • TRUE 
  • CLIA 
  • We are also Certified Jamaica Specialist through the Jamaica Board of Tourism

 

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Cancellation policy:

Once your reservation has been made, cancellations will only be accepted in writing. Email your cancellation request to cancel@xceptionaltravel.com and include your Invoice number from your invoice for the travel event/vacation package that you wish to cancel, along with the full name of the guest, and start date of scheduled travel event/vacation package. If you do not receive an      acknowledgement within 48 hours of emailing your cancellation request, please call 844.XTD.TRAV to ensure your information was received.
 

Available Packages

The Bali Experience - Land Only (No Airfare) Package (Price is Per Person)
Available until January 16, 2023

$3,248.00
Deposit: $500.00

Land Only Package Includes:
  • Accommodations
  • All Excursions
  • All Transfers
  • Meals: (8) Breakfasts, (4) Lunches, (5) Dinners
  • All Ground transportation in private, air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Drinking water and cold towels during sightseeing.
  • Welcome pack on arrival.
  • All applicable local taxes.
  • XTD Swag Bag
 

The Bali Experience 2023 - Single Occupancy (Price is Per Person)
Available until January 16, 2023

$5,888.00
Deposit: $500.00

  • Accommodations (Single Occupancy - 1 person in the room)
  • Airfare- Round-trip from Dulles International Airport or Qatar Airways - Note this trip is also sold as a land-only package as well
  • All Excursions
  • All Transfers
  • Meals: (8) Breakfasts, (4) Lunches, (5) Dinners
  • All Ground transportation in private, air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Drinking water and cold towels during sightseeing.
  • Welcome pack on arrival.
  • All applicable local taxes.
  • XTD Swag Bag
 

The Bali 2023 Experience -Double Occupancy (Price is Per Person)
Available until January 16, 2023

$4,652.00
Deposit: $500.00

  • Accommodations - Double Occupancy ( 2 people in the room)
  • Airfare- Round-trip from Dulles International Airport or Qatar Airways - Note this trip is also sold as a land-only package as well
  • All Excursions
  • All Transfers
  • Meals: (8) Breakfasts, (4) Lunches, (5) Dinners
  • All Ground transportation in private, air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Drinking water and cold towels during sightseeing.
  • Welcome pack on arrival.
  • All applicable local taxes.
  • XTD Swag Bag