Duration: 4 nights escorted tour
Price from: £465pp
Ubud 2 nights
Candidasa 2 nights
Day 1 Beach hotel/Ubud: See the "real Bali" as you transfer to Ubud. Stop at Batubulan to see the Barong and Kris dance, and Bali's cottage industries. Situated amidst carved rice terraces that steep their way down the spectacular Ayung River Gorge, Ubud, the cultural centre of Bali, is a mystical place (approx 20 miles/1 hour drive).
Day 2 Ubud: Drive through hamlets, past water buffalo, local markets and lush coconut palms towards Lake Batur in the foreground of Mount Kintamani and Smoky Agung Volcano. Continue to Toya Bungka Hot Springs and Sebatu Springs Temple (approx 45 miles/2 hours 15 minutes drive).
Day 3 Ubud/Candidasa: Visit Besakih, Bukit Jambul, Goa Lawah (Bat Cave) and Kusamba Village before arriving at the beach resort of Candidasa which overlooks the Lombok Strait (approx 45 miles/2 hours drive).
Day 4 Candidasa: Morning at leisure. Visit Tenganan, continue to Putung Hill for the view over Padang Bay and the Karangasem Water Palace (approx 35miles/1½ hours drive).
Day 5 Candidasa/beach hotel: Morning at leisure. This afternoon visit the Klungkung Court House, a batik factory and jewellery workshops before returning to your chosen beach resort (approx 37miles/1 hour 45 minutes drive). Alternatively why not extend your stay?
Departures: Daily from any Bali beach hotel, excluding 15 May-20 Jun & 22 Dec 19-08 Jan 20.
Accommodation: 3* plus Champlung Sari, Ubud and Puri Bagus, Candidasa. 5* Alila Ubud & Alila Manggis also available at a supplement.
Tour price: The price shown is based on the best value travel dates in low season and includes transfers to and from your beach hotel, 4 nights accommodation, private services of an English speaking guide, sightseeing as outlined and entrance fees.