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Bali Wellness & Hiking Journey

Trip Length 9 days

From $6,295

  • Strengthen your body—ride through rice terraces and hike on Mounts Batukaru and Batur
  • Soothe your body and soul—yoga sessions, massages, and spa treatments at luxurious resorts
  • Expand your mind—blessing ceremonies, offering lessons, and dinner in a local Balinese home

Renew and rejuvenate in Southeast Asia's epicenter of spirituality and wellness on this new Bali adventure! Experience nine decadent days beginning on the slopes of Bali's second-highest mountain. Hike through Batukaru Nature Reserve's lush jungle, filled with chattering monkeys and birds. Cycle through Jatiluwih Rice Terraces, visit Batukaru Temple, and watch the sunrise from atop Ubud's Mount Batur. Participate in traditional Balinese blessing and offering rituals. With daily yoga, massage and spa treatments, and stays in luxurious eco-resorts throughout the trip, you're assured a wellness retreat for body and mind that will leave you feeling healthier than when you arrived!

Day 1: Arrive in Denpasar, Transfer to Mount Batukaru

Welcome to Bali! Arrive at the international airport in Denpasar by 3pm and transfer to your eco-lodge on the slopes of Mount Batukaru, the second-highest mountain in Bali. Set in peaceful and natural surroundings, the property features a yoga studio overlooking the lush jungle. After a welcome and trip orientation, enjoy dinner at the lodge in a traditional Balinese setting.

  • Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bali Eco Stay

Day 2: Rejuvenate with Yoga, Spa Treatments & a Blessing Ceremony

Ease into the day with a morning yoga session. After breakfast, visit a spa for a rejuvenating Balinese massage and body scrub. If you choose, you may join another yoga session before lunch, and then experience the magic of a traditional Balinese temple ceremony at a local temple. As a participant, dressed in the appropriate attire, you are guided through the temple ritual and learn about its significance before heading back to a tented camp where a sumptuous afternoon tea awaits. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant on the slopes of Mount Batukaru.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bali Eco Stay

Day 3: Treat Your Body to Yoga & Jungle Trekking

Join a morning yoga session at the studio. After breakfast, drive to the starting point of today's Batukaru jungle trek. It's a half-day walk through the lush forest, and your local guide helps you to spot rainforest vegetation, playful monkeys, and vibrant birds. Enjoy a local picnic-style Balinese lunch, then return to the lodge for an afternoon yoga session. Dinner tonight will be at a local restaurant surrounded by the lush jungle of Batukaru. The food will be predominantly Indonesian food.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bali Eco Stay

Day 4: Recharge Body & Mind

Enjoy the day at your leisure today. Take advantage of morning and afternoon yoga sessions, and even pamper yourself with a relaxing massage at the lodge with our local therapist. Whatever you do, the mountain lodge serves as an idyllic haven for rejuvenation, exploration, and relaxation.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bali Eco Stay

Day 5: Scenic Cycle Ride to Batukaru Temple

After a morning yoga session and breakfast at the lodge, head out to explore the countryside by bicycle—the best way to savor the scenery close-up. First drive to the spectacular beauty of the UNESCO-recognized Jatiluwih Rice Terraces. From here, travel mainly on flat paved routes, passing small villages along back roads. Enjoy a Balinese-style lunch overlooking the mesmerizing rice terraces. En route back to the lodge, visit Batukaru Temple (Pura Luhur Batukaru), one of Bali's most sacred jungle temples. Reboot with an afternoon yoga session, then transfer to Ubud.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bambu Indah

Day 6: Center Yourself with Yoga, Massage, & Temple Offerings

Revel in another leisurely day of yoga and massage at the resort. A highlight of today is an offering lesson, a truly memorable experience in which you learn to make the canang sari—temple offerings made by Balinese Hindus. Local women share their knowledge of Balinese life and prayer based on family traditions passed from generation to generation. An unforgettable afternoon! Come evening, enjoy an authentic dinner while you meet, dine with, and learn from a local family in their home. A traditional Balinese performance completes a very memorable day.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bambu Indah

Day 7: Take a Sunrise Trek up Mount Batur

Rise early! At 3:30am transfer to trailhead and trek through the jungle before ascending up a volcanic rocky path to Mount Batur's main crater. From Mount Batur's summit (5,600') witness the stunning sunrise and sweeping views over Mounts Abang and Agung, and across the Lombok Strait. Head down Batur's west slopes, stopping at craters from eruptions in 2001 and 1999—the latter is still smoking!—and to observe the surrounding lava field. Cross black seas of lava sand to the trek's end, then transfer to the resort for lunch and afternoon yoga.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bambu Indah

Day 8: Explore Ubud

Embrace the day with morning yoga, then choose activities for the day in Ubud. Options include exploring the simplicity of village life, worship, and nature on a guided morning walk. Visit Green School, renowned for its integrated traditional academic education with sustainable green practices. Or explore architect and designer Elora Hardy's wonderland world of bamboo homes. This evening, join the group for a festive farewell dinner!

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bambu Indah

Day 9: Depart from Ubud

After breakfast at the resort, bid farewell to Bali and transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

  • Breakfast

May 13 - 21, 2019

Jul 15 - 23, 2019

Sep 16 - 24, 2019

pricing

2019 Prices
$6,295 (6-14 members)
$2,000 single supplement

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Bali Eco Stay

Be nurtured by nature at Bali Eco Stay, a lush sanctuary in the heart of Bali where you can reconnect with the earth and be nourished by pure food grown in harmony with nature. Unwind in one of the eight elegant open-air overwater bungalows—surrounded by waterfalls, rice paddies, mountain streams and forests—and immerse yourself in this hidden sanctuary. Bali Eco Stay also supports local initiatives to help build a strong community.

Bambu Indah

In 2007 antique Javanese teakwood bridal homes were transported to Bali, where they were restored and decorated with luxury details. Today these buildings comprise the Bambu Indah, a truly unique Ubud boutique hotel offering an intimate, high-end accommodation amidst lush natural beauty. Lush gardens, a fish-friendly pool, winding wooden and stone pathways, and a soothing spa complete the idyllic experience.

  • Strengthen your body—ride through rice terraces and hike on Mounts Batukaru and Batur
  • Soothe your body and soul—yoga sessions, massages, and spa treatments at luxurious resorts
  • Expand your mind—blessing ceremonies, offering lessons, and dinner in a local Balinese home

Renew and rejuvenate in Southeast Asia's epicenter of spirituality and wellness on this new Bali adventure! Experience nine decadent days beginning on the slopes of Bali's second-highest mountain. Hike through Batukaru Nature Reserve's lush jungle, filled with chattering monkeys and birds. Cycle through Jatiluwih Rice Terraces, visit Batukaru Temple, and watch the sunrise from atop Ubud's Mount Batur. Participate in traditional Balinese blessing and offering rituals. With daily yoga, massage and spa treatments, and stays in luxurious eco-resorts throughout the trip, you're assured a wellness retreat for body and mind that will leave you feeling healthier than when you arrived!

DAILY itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Denpasar, Transfer to Mount Batukaru

Welcome to Bali! Arrive at the international airport in Denpasar by 3pm and transfer to your eco-lodge on the slopes of Mount Batukaru, the second-highest mountain in Bali. Set in peaceful and natural surroundings, the property features a yoga studio overlooking the lush jungle. After a welcome and trip orientation, enjoy dinner at the lodge in a traditional Balinese setting.

  • Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bali Eco Stay

Day 2: Rejuvenate with Yoga, Spa Treatments & a Blessing Ceremony

Ease into the day with a morning yoga session. After breakfast, visit a spa for a rejuvenating Balinese massage and body scrub. If you choose, you may join another yoga session before lunch, and then experience the magic of a traditional Balinese temple ceremony at a local temple. As a participant, dressed in the appropriate attire, you are guided through the temple ritual and learn about its significance before heading back to a tented camp where a sumptuous afternoon tea awaits. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant on the slopes of Mount Batukaru.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bali Eco Stay

Day 3: Treat Your Body to Yoga & Jungle Trekking

Join a morning yoga session at the studio. After breakfast, drive to the starting point of today's Batukaru jungle trek. It's a half-day walk through the lush forest, and your local guide helps you to spot rainforest vegetation, playful monkeys, and vibrant birds. Enjoy a local picnic-style Balinese lunch, then return to the lodge for an afternoon yoga session. Dinner tonight will be at a local restaurant surrounded by the lush jungle of Batukaru. The food will be predominantly Indonesian food.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bali Eco Stay

Day 4: Recharge Body & Mind

Enjoy the day at your leisure today. Take advantage of morning and afternoon yoga sessions, and even pamper yourself with a relaxing massage at the lodge with our local therapist. Whatever you do, the mountain lodge serves as an idyllic haven for rejuvenation, exploration, and relaxation.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bali Eco Stay

Day 5: Scenic Cycle Ride to Batukaru Temple

After a morning yoga session and breakfast at the lodge, head out to explore the countryside by bicycle—the best way to savor the scenery close-up. First drive to the spectacular beauty of the UNESCO-recognized Jatiluwih Rice Terraces. From here, travel mainly on flat paved routes, passing small villages along back roads. Enjoy a Balinese-style lunch overlooking the mesmerizing rice terraces. En route back to the lodge, visit Batukaru Temple (Pura Luhur Batukaru), one of Bali's most sacred jungle temples. Reboot with an afternoon yoga session, then transfer to Ubud.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bambu Indah

Day 6: Center Yourself with Yoga, Massage, & Temple Offerings

Revel in another leisurely day of yoga and massage at the resort. A highlight of today is an offering lesson, a truly memorable experience in which you learn to make the canang sari—temple offerings made by Balinese Hindus. Local women share their knowledge of Balinese life and prayer based on family traditions passed from generation to generation. An unforgettable afternoon! Come evening, enjoy an authentic dinner while you meet, dine with, and learn from a local family in their home. A traditional Balinese performance completes a very memorable day.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bambu Indah

Day 7: Take a Sunrise Trek up Mount Batur

Rise early! At 3:30am transfer to trailhead and trek through the jungle before ascending up a volcanic rocky path to Mount Batur's main crater. From Mount Batur's summit (5,600') witness the stunning sunrise and sweeping views over Mounts Abang and Agung, and across the Lombok Strait. Head down Batur's west slopes, stopping at craters from eruptions in 2001 and 1999—the latter is still smoking!—and to observe the surrounding lava field. Cross black seas of lava sand to the trek's end, then transfer to the resort for lunch and afternoon yoga.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bambu Indah

Day 8: Explore Ubud

Embrace the day with morning yoga, then choose activities for the day in Ubud. Options include exploring the simplicity of village life, worship, and nature on a guided morning walk. Visit Green School, renowned for its integrated traditional academic education with sustainable green practices. Or explore architect and designer Elora Hardy's wonderland world of bamboo homes. This evening, join the group for a festive farewell dinner!

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Bambu Indah

Day 9: Depart from Ubud

After breakfast at the resort, bid farewell to Bali and transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

  • Breakfast
lodgings

Bali Eco Stay

Be nurtured by nature at Bali Eco Stay, a lush sanctuary in the heart of Bali where you can reconnect with the earth and be nourished by pure food grown in harmony with nature. Unwind in one of the eight elegant open-air overwater bungalows—surrounded by waterfalls, rice paddies, mountain streams and forests—and immerse yourself in this hidden sanctuary. Bali Eco Stay also supports local initiatives to help build a strong community.

Bambu Indah

In 2007 antique Javanese teakwood bridal homes were transported to Bali, where they were restored and decorated with luxury details. Today these buildings comprise the Bambu Indah, a truly unique Ubud boutique hotel offering an intimate, high-end accommodation amidst lush natural beauty. Lush gardens, a fish-friendly pool, winding wooden and stone pathways, and a soothing spa complete the idyllic experience.

Dates and Pricing

May 13 - 21, 2019

Jul 15 - 23, 2019

Sep 16 - 24, 2019

pricing

2019 Prices
$6,295 (6-14 members)
$2,000 single supplement

Activity Level Easy to Moderate
Trip Length 9 days

From $6,295

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