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Bougie Girls Getaways Escape to Bali
July 8, 2022 to July 16, 2022
This is a girls only trip... hosted by April H. Smith
JULY 7, 2022 Depart USA on International Flights
JULY 8 ARRIVE BALI
We then transfer to the hotel in Ubud (with early check in) and the rest of day is free at your leisure.
Enjoy 60 minutes Body Massage & 30 minutes Flower Bath during your stay at the resort.
The Royal Pitamaha, Deluxe Pool Villa (4 Nights)
JULY 9 UBUD - TEMPLE, BALI SWING, WATERFALL & MONKEY FOREST (Breakfast & Lunch Included)
Today, we depart the hotel for a full-day tour around Ubud.
First, we visit we take a Bali Swing, which represents a new generation of exciting adventure in a natural environment. Taking place in Bongkasa village, about 20 minutes north of Ubud, the swings are from 10m to 78m above the ground, 12 cute nests the 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. (*Please note that the queue for the swing could be 45 minutes – 1 hour long).
Afterwards, we visit Tegenungan Waterfall in Gianyar. There are various steps go down to the stream.
Then, the holy spring of Tirta Empul, surrounded by a large shrine to honour the God Indra. There are bathing pools, which are believed to have strong curative powers. On the hill behind this temple is a presidential guest house built by the late President Soekarno.
Then you will continue to visit to Monkey Forest. This ecological reserve that strives to maintain the viability of the Balinese long-tailed macaque. It is also a nature reserve and Hindu temple complex in Ubud, Indonesia. After that, you will visit Ubud Art Market which is strategically located at the opposite of Ubud Royal Palace. This is the place where you will find delicate art works of the locals.
After visit Ubud Art Market, we will return to the hotel and the rest of the day is at leisure.
JULY 10 COOKING CLASS, RICE TERRACE & CANDI KUNING MARKET (Breakfast & Lunch Included )
Enjoy the opportunity to explore the secret life of the villagers through the experience of cooking experience at Rumah Desa (Balinese Local House). This Cooking Class gives you a great opportunity to discover the secrets of the authentic Balinese cuisine. The cooking class starts with visiting a traditional market, where you can explore all kinds of spices, ingredients that are used for cooking Balinese food and it is also a good chance to know more about social life of Balinese. The friendly host will not only show you how to cook Balinese food but also tell you the philosophy behind the cooking.
After enjoy family lunch style at Rumah Desa, we continue to Jatiluwih, well known for panoramic rice fields, listed as one of the World Heritages sites by UNESCO. and one of the most photographed sites of Bali. For the Balinese, cultivation of land is a creative art and a communal effort, and the people of Bali have created a true masterpiece - an endless and intricate jigsaw of finely curved rice terraces in brilliant shades of green, with glistening waters, so soothing to the eye. After a short trekking in the rice field. In the end, we visit Candi Kuning Fruit and Flower Market, where you will find exotic tropical fruits, wild orchids and roses.
July 11 UBUD DAY AT LEISURE WITH OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES (BREAKFAST INCLUDED)
Day at leisure today and you can choose one of the 2 recommended activities.
OPTION A: AYUNG RIVER RAFTING WITH LUNCH
Half-day Rafting Trip on the Ayung River just outside town. This easy trip requires no previous rafting experience and traverses some of the most dramatic scenery on the island including passing through eight miles of deep mountain gorges, wild jungles, and picturesque rice paddies and thundering waterfalls. For the most part, it is a relaxing journey through beautiful country but there are a few thrilling white water sections up to class III. Join a standard Buffet Lunch at the finish point area of rafting.
Afterwards, we continue drive to Nus Dua to check in at the hotel for the next 4-night beach relaxation.
OPTION B: COCOA THERAPY (90 Minutes Session)
8 people per session **requires a min 2 pax to operate this optional tour
Transfer to Om Ham Retreat for Relaxation Massage, Cocoa Body Scrub, Cocoa Body Mask, Flower Bath, Hot chocolate & Fruit with Balinese Sauce.
JULY 12 UBUD – NUSA DUA (BREAKFAST INCLUDED)
This morning, we check out of the hotel and transfer to southern Bali for a 4 nights’ relaxation on the beach.
En route, our first stop will be at Taman Ayun Temple, former Royal Temple and arguably one of the most beautiful on the island. We continue to visit Tanah Lot Temple which is probably one of Bali’s most holy sites. Built in the 15th century, this seaside temple is perched precariously on an eroded rocky outcrop, connected to the shore only at low tide. As the tide rushes in, the islet becomes completely surrounded by water, adding to the mystery and beauty of the temple and its location. This fantastic setting, overlooking the azure waters of the Indian Ocean, has made it the best known and most photographed temple in Bali.
Late afternoon, we transfer for Nusa Dua to check in and the rest of the day is at leisure.
Accommodation: Melia Bali 5*, Lagoon Access Junior Suite
JULY 13 SUNSET DINNER CRUISE (BREAKFAST/DINNER INCLUDED)
Free at leisure on the beach until in the evening, There is no better way to spend a balmy tropical evening than on Bali Hai’s Evening Dinner Cruise around Benoa Harbour. Relish an international buffet dinner whilst enjoying the amazing sunset, the live musical entertainment, DJ and cabaret show.
Upon arrival at Bali Hai Cruises, our staff will present you with your welcome floral lei and a welcome cocktail and canapes.
Inclusions: International buffet dinner, Live musical entertainment, Live cabaret show
JULY 14 NUSA DUA DAY AT LEISURE (BREAKFAST INCLUDED )
Day at leisure and to enjoy the beach and the hotel’s facilities.
JULY 15 CLIFF TEMPLE, FIREDANCE AND SEAFOOD DINNER* (BREAKFAST & DINNER INCLUDED )
Free at leisure until approx.. 3:00pm, we depart for our highlight tour of Uluwatu, Kecak Dance and Seafood Dinner on The Beach to experience an evening of Kecak dancing at a cliff top temple followed by a barbeque seafood dinner under the stars.
In the late afternoon, you will be taken to the location of the famous cliff hanging temple at Uluwatu. Perched on the edge of a steep cliff, the temple sits 70 metres above the crashing waves of the Indian Ocean. The temple is inhabited by a large number of monkeys, many of whom can be found roaming the pathways. As the sun sets over the glittering ocean, watch a dramatic Kecak Dance or Ramayana Monkey Chant performance at the temple. Wearing traditional checked cloth around their waists, the male dancers chant in unison while depicting a battle from the Ramayana. After the performance drive to one of the beautiful beaches in Jimbaran for a barbeque seafood dinner on the beach.
* ADVISE OF FOOD ALLERGIES
JULY 16 DEPART NUSA DUA (BREAKFAST INCLUDED)
We check out of hotel the guide and driver will meet at the hotel and transfer to the airport for the flight back home.
What's included in this trip:
- Luxury 5 Star Hotels
- All Ground Transportation by private coach ( any individuals traveling outside of the group arrangement must organize own transportation )
- Arrival Meet & Grret Service, English Speaking Guide, Departure Assistance
- Sightseeing and Admission as per the itinerary
- Meals as indicated as included
- High Season & Peak Surcharge
- Current Local Taxes
What's not included:
- Travel insurance (please accept or decline below)
- All International Airfare - When Available Group Air Will Be Arranged from JFK
- Personal Items
- Optional Tours
- Meals unless listed in itinerary
- Tips & Gratuities
- Any Visa/Passport handling Fees : Passports must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from your scheduled return date. At this time Indonesia does not require a Tourist Visa for stays under 30 Days.
LAND PACKAGE RATES:
$2,600 Per Person Based on Double Occupancy
$3,780 Per Person - SINGLE OCCUPANCY
OPTIONAL TOURS ON JULY 11, 2022:
AYUNG RIVER RAFTING WITH LUNCH: $110 Per Person
COCOA THERAPY (90 MINUTE SESSION): $105 Per Person
DEPOSIT: $400 Per Person (Includes $150 Plan to Go Deposit); Accepted Until all spaces filled.
FINAL PAYMENT: MAY 1, 2022
ONCE GROUP AIR IS IN PLACE THE AIR DEPOSIT IS $100 PER SEAT DUE WITHIN 10 DAYS OF CONFIRMATION , FINAL PAYMENT DUE: MAY 1, 2022
$150 Plan to Go Deposit is Nonrefundable and is retained by SmartBird World Travel as an administrative fee.
More than 91 days to departure - Loss of non-refundable deposits
Between 90-61 days prior to departure 75% of price
60 Days or less prior to departure 100% Non-Refundable.