Sensual and Spiritual Interlude in Ubud, Bali (3 Days / 2 Nights)
If you are looking for a destination which packs in the potent punch of the sensual as spiritual interlude then Ubud is your destination. A sirens call - there is an air of mysticism surrounding this abode which draws the Wanderer to explore every nook and cranny in this gorgeous island. A must go destination if you are in a mood for offbeat, yet romantic bordering luxurious! Consider a romantic getaway, anniversary celebration or escape from the pressures of your everyday life, the unsurpassed privacy and serenity of the island envelops you in its magic.
Day 1: Bali - Ubud
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - Sunday, October 1, 2017
Depart from your hotel or transfer from the airport to Tohpati known for its batik. Stop at a batik factory and see firsthand how batik is made. Later continue further to Celuk, the center of exquisite silver and gold works. Don’t worry, you get a chance to visit silver and gold work shops. Afterwards, proceed to Mas, known for its fine woodcarvers. Then continue to Ubud, the cultural heart of Bali with many fine painting galleries, and home to a score of local and foreign painters. Upon arrival visit the Agung Rai Museum of Art. The museum has an extensive collection of permanent works by Balinese, Indonesian and foreign artists in classic Balinese and contemporary styles. Afterwards stroll around the Ubud market. Before checking in at the hotel, visit of the Puri Saren Agung, from where Ubud was ruled from the late 1800’s until 1917 earthquake. Evening at leisure. You can enjoy on your own the traditional dances at the Puri Saren Palace.
Day 2: Ubud
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - Monday, October 2, 2017
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, come up to Bayad Village and join the Eco Walk program for about 2 hours with a local Balinese guide exploring a wealth of healing plants. Upon arrival, enjoy the coffee/tea break and refreshment while you have a short introduction on the venture. Then follow it up with a light hike through the spice and herbal garden. Here get introduced to the plants that are used for first aid emergencies and in the treatment of chronic illnesses. Enjoy an optional healthy lunch at Sari Organic restaurant. Return to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 3: Ubud - Bali
Monday, October 2, 2017 - Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Breakfast at the hotel. Today enjoy the morning at leisure. Later check out of the hotel and transfer back to the hotel in Bali or directly to the airport for your onward flight to the next destination.