(Ubud, South Bali)
Your opulent getway begins in Bali's cultural center of Ubud. After settling into your suite at the sumptous Four Seasons Sayan, you will enjoy excursions to immerse yourself in the artistic and natural sides of Bali. Visit various sights of the island with a private vehicle and guide before heading down to Seminyak: one of Bali's most beautiful and luxurious beaches. The activities in this tour our only our suggestions. Personalize this trip of a lifetime with options such as dolphin watching, white water rafting, surfing classes, even a visit to exotic Komodo Island!
Fastrack through immigration/customs and avoid the lines. This package includes pick up before immigration counter by escort, assistance through VOA (Visa on arrival) and immigration, greeted by personal guide and traditional dress girls handing out flower garland to each guest.Upon departure guest will be assisted on check-in, going through immigration and escorted to the lounge.
Airport transfer with private vehicle and English-speaking driver.
The Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan in Bali enjoys a strategic location with easy access to the art galleries and major tourist attraction in the city. Beneath a lotus pool floating above treetops and Bali's sacred Ayung River, discover a few dozen enormous suites and private villas nestled in the jungle. Spa magic with the secrets of the East. The Four Seasons offers eclectic dining at its in-house Ayung Terrace with breathtaking views at the valley's edge and a variety of mouth watering dishes. "Conde Nast Traveler" has rated the Four Seasons Sayan Bali as the #1 resort in Asia, and "Time" magazine also rated the Lulur spa treatment as the best in 2004.
Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.
Depart in the morning from your hotel and transfer to the Munduk village. Upon arrival, enjoy a beautiful trekking experience through coffee plants, cloves, cacao and other exotic tropical plantations around the village. Your guide will give you the insight to the mountain farming life and the importance of the plantations that once attracted the arrival of Europeans to the archipelago. Visit the lovely waterfall with its refreshing breezes, a sure photo-opportunity. After enjoy a short refreshment then carry on to Jatiluwih, here you will enjoy a pleasant walk to discover the beautiful terrace rice fields of Jatiluwih, a UNESCO world heritage. After visiting Jatiluwih stop for lunch at a Bali organic farm. Afterwards continue your visit to the holiest temple of Batukaru temple, located on the southern slope of Batukaru Mountain.
At this cooking school enjoy unique classes including an adventure off the beaten track. The students always leave with fond memories & new skills to experiment with when they get home. Bali Asil is located in the Gelumpang village, nestled in the foot hills of Mount Agung, Bali’s most sacred mountain, surrounded by rice fields, there is not a building to be seen. Students get the opportunity to cook authentic Balinese food using a traditional Balinese styled kitchen. In the kitchen enjoy cooking on wood-fired, mud brick stoves, which allow the real flavors of Bali to shine. Most of the ingredients are either grown in the garden, in the neighbor’s garden or purchased from the local market.
You will be picked up by private vehicle with an English speaking guide from Ubud and transferred to your South Bali hotel.
The Oberoi is a a wonderfully secluded cluster of luxury villas and lanai set in 15 acres of tropical gardens on Seminyak Beach. Built in traditional Balinese style, relax in truly fabulous settings that celebrate your privacy with charming thatched roof villas, private pools, unique garden bathrooms and exquisite interiors featuring Balinese art. Relax in the comfort of your fully air-conditioned room, complete with teak and Balinese artefacts, looking out onto private courtyard gardens. Dine at one of the hotel's restaurants, offering the very best in fine ingredients and wonderful settings in which to enjoy them.
Theta Spa is well known for its variety and high quality of spa treatments. Bali is the perfect paradise to relax and treat yourself to a holiday experience you deserve. Chocolate has been used as a potent natural aphrodisiac since ancient Aztec time. Now, it is also known for being a delectable skin-softener, as well as being rich in antioxidants, excellent for nourishing and making your skin appear more youthful. Enjoy the “Chocolicious” almond scrub while the chocolate smooth’s the skin. Next is the nutrient rich almond buff great for treating sensitive skin. A chocolate blend with rich honey seals the goodness in before the ultimate crème bath infusion to free the soul and soften the mind.
VISA/PASSPORTThe Indonesian government requires visitors to have a passport valid for at least six months following the date of arrival. Indonesian authorities regularly deny entry to all foreign nationals who arrive with less than six months’ validity on their passports. American and Canadian citizens are required to have a visa to enter Indonesia. Visa processing generally takes 7 working days for a Tourist Visa along with a visa processing fee of approximately $55. A 30 days visa can also be applied upon arrival at Jakarta International Airport. This visa costs approximately $25. Tourist passport holders may apply for a non-extendable visitor Visa-on-Arrival at airports.
Please note obtaining a visa is your responsibility. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the Embassy of Indonesia for the most up to date visa information.
HEALTHHealth insurance is required. Medical facilities are not widespread and poor quality. We recommend that you see a health-care provider who specializes in Travel Medicine. The doctor or health-care provider will determine what vaccinations and medication you will need, depending on factors such as your health and immunization history, areas of the country you will be visiting, and planned activities. For more information on travel requirements, visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website: http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/indonesia.aspx COUNTRY INFOCapital: Jakarta (Java). Government: Republic. Declared independence from The Netherlands in 1945. Language: Bahasa Indonesia is the official national language. Altogether, there are an estimated 583 languages and dialects spoken in the archipelago. The older generation still speaks Dutch as a second language and English is widely spoken in tourist areas. Religion: There is a Muslim majority of approximately 90%, with Christian, Hindu (mainly in Bali) and Buddhist minorities. Time: GMT + 7 (West) in Sumatra, Java and Western Borneo; GMT + 8 (Central) in Sulawesi, Lesser Sunda Islands, Bali and Eastern Borneo; GMT + 9 (East) in Papua and Maluku. Electricity: 220/250 volts AC, 50Hz but 110 volts is still used in some areas. Plugs used are European-style with two circular metal pins. Telephone: Country code +62 (followed by 22 for Bandung, 361 for Bali, 21 for Jakarta, 61 for Medan and 31 for Surabaya). Mobile Telephone: Roaming agreements exist with most international mobile phone companies. Coverage may be limited to main towns and cities. Internet: There are Internet cafes in all major cities and tourist destinations.
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