Bali with Brianna Madia Exploration

Seminyak - Munduk - Lovina - Ubud

2020: May 24 - May 31

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Travel to Bali with Brianna and Keith Madia! Trek to waterfalls in the North, snorkel in the stunning and remote West Bali National Park, catch the sunrise at the top of an active volcano and make memories that will last you a lifetime on this 8-day adventure. Get ready to see Bali from the South to the North in a way most people could only dream of.

  • 8 days

  • 8 - 20 spots

  • Double occupancy in 3-star hotels (single rooms available)

  • All breakfasts, 2 lunches & 2 dinners included

  • Fly into Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) by 5pm to make the welcome dinner at 7pm. Airport transfers will be included 8am - 5pm

  • Fly out of Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS). TrovaTrip will provide two airport transfers on the final day. Due to the transfer back to Denpasar, please book your airfare anytime after 11am

Activities Included

  • Village Trekking in Rumah Desa
  • Waterfall Trek (Red Coral, Laangan Waterfall & Labuan Kebo)
  • Git Git Waterfall Visit
  • Cooking Lesson at Aneka Lovina
  • Menjangan Island Snorkeling
  • Central Bali Temple Visits
  • Coffee Plantation Tour
  • Gunung Kawi Temple Visit
  • Mount Batur Sunrise Hike
  • Creators Workshop

Creators Workshop: A casual creative workshop where we’ll discuss understanding ourselves and the worlds we live in through writing.

Other Inclusions

  • Double Occupancy in 3-star Hotels
  • Local Guide throughout Trip
  • All Tour Transfers
  • Arrival Airport Transfer (until 6pm on first day)
  • Departure Airport Transfer (morning of last day)
  • All Breakfasts, 2 Lunches & 2 Dinners

Exclusions

  • International Flights
  • Food & Alcohol (except as noted)
  • Visas & Travel Insurance
  • Airport Transfers Outside of Designated Times
  • Tips for Guides
  • Perfect Weather

Your Host

Brianna Madia

@briannamadia

Brianna Madia is a writer, adventurer, and desert-dweller. For the last several years, she and her husband, Keith - a professional climbing guide for at-risk youth - have called their big orange van their home along with their two beloved dogs Bucket and Dagwood. They are avid climbers, canyoneers, mountain bikers, kayakers, and explorers. Brianna believes in moving against the grain, embracing the true self, and trying all the things that scare you.

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Bali! Your guide will be waiting at the International arrival terminal outside baggage claim. Meet and greet before leaving for your hotel in Seminyak.

In the evening, you’ll walk to a nearby restaurant to enjoy your first meal together, as you toast to all of the fun and adventure to come!

Overnight in Seminyak

Included: Airport Transfer, Welcome Dinner

Arrival: Fly into Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) by 5pm to make the welcome dinner at 7pm. Airport transfers will be included 8am - 5pm.


Day 2

Time to explore! After check out, you’ll make your way north to Rumah Desa, a traditional Balinese village. Here you will do some light village trekking and learn more about Balinese culture. Throughout this two hour adventure, visit the lush gardens, rice fields, and enjoy the daily life of local Balinese people. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, you’ll stop for a delicious lunch surrounded by the beautiful scenery.

After, you’ll drive north until you reach the lovely mountain village of Munduk where you’ll check in and relax for the night.

Overnight in Munduk

Included: Breakfast, Village Trekking in Rumah Desa, Lunch


Day 3

Time to go chasing waterfalls! Today, you’ll experience the beauty and wonder of the northern waterfalls with a visit to three different waterfalls (Red Coral, Laangan, and Labuan Kebo). Get ready for a day to remember!

Overnight in Munduk

Included: Breakfast, Waterfall Trek (3 Waterfalls)


Day 4

On to the next city! Today, you have the option to take the transfer to Lovina with a quick stop at Git Git Waterfall or sign up for the optional Canyoning Experience! Once you arrive in Lovina, the day is yours to explore the town or walk the beach.

The optional Canyoning Experience will get your adrenaline going. After a transfer up to the basecamp, enjoy a delicious breakfast, go through a safety orientation, and gear up for the trek. Next, you’ll head to the canyon where you will spend the next 4 hours jumping, rappelling, swimming, and trekking through lush and rugged nature. This is a must for all you thrill seekers! At the end, grab lunch back at basecamp and look through all the epic photos your guide took along the way. You will then be dropped off at the hotel in Lovina.

Overnight in Lovina

Included: Breakfast, Git Git Waterfall Visit

Optional: Canyoning Experience


Day 5

One of the best parts of travel is food, and today you’ll have the opportunity to cook up a storm and learn about traditional Baliense cuisine. Starting at a local market to pick fresh ingredients, you’ll get to chop, saute, and grill traditional Balinese dishes under the supervision of local chefs! The best part? You get to eat the final product for lunch!

With all the energy from your healthy and delicious lunch, it's time to head to West Bali National Park for snorkeling. Menjangan Island is considered the best diving and snorkeling spot on the island. Explore the unique beauty of The Menjangan Island. Its crystal and silky clear water is incredibly calm, and the beautiful panorama of reef drop-offs range from 5 to 30 meters.

Overnight in Lovina

Included: Breakfast, Balinese Cooking Class, Lunch, Menjangan Island Snorkeling


Day 6

Time to head South! The drive will be an adventure in itself, as you stop at the stunning Beji Temple where you’ll be able to learn more about religion in Bali. Next, you’ll stop for lunch in the Kintamani Highland where you can bask in the gorgeous view over a warm meal. To avoid the post-lunch sleepiness, you’ll head to a coffee plantation. Here you can sample Bali coffee, assorted teas, and Luwak coffee (if you dare!). Your last stop will be at Gunun Kawi Temple - an impressive holy temple with shrines carved directly into the rock cliffs! Finally, you’ll check into your hotel in Ubud for a free evening.

Overnight in Ubud

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Central Bali Temple Visits, Coffee Plantation Tour


Day 7

Wake up early and summit Mount Batur just in time for the sun to rise. The journey is 2 hours each way, and totally doable for any level. At the top, you’ll enjoy a light breakfast while you watch the sunrise over Bali. The views at the top will make it all worth it!

We’ll stop for a more substantial breakfast before returning to Ubud. The rest of your day is at leisure until dinner. Tired from your exercise? Sign up for the optional 60 minute Balinese massage to relax after the hike!

Tonight, you’ll meet back up with everyone to cheers to an amazing week at the farewell dinner.

Overnight in Ubud

Included: Mount Batur Sunrise Hike, Breakfast, Dinner

Optional: Balinese Massage (60mins)


Day 8

All good things must come to an end. Grab your final breakfast and then get ready to catch the transfer to the airport (~1.5 hours). Until next time!

Included: Breakfast, Airport Transfer

Departure: Fly out of Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS). TrovaTrip will provide two airport transfers on the final day. Due to the transfer back to Denpasar, please book your airfare anytime after 11am.

Trip Operated By

Buffalo Tours was originally launched in 1994 by founder Tran Trong Kien. As a young medical student from Hanoi, Kien spent his spare time guiding travellers throughout Vietnam to help fund his studies and show off the country he loved.

Today, Buffalo Tours is one of Asia’s leading destination management companies, with hundreds of thousands of passengers carried annually and several internationally recognised industry awards under our belts. Since our modest beginnings, the Buffalo Tours team hold responsible travel as a core commitment. As we have grown, so too has the commitment to work responsibly with our customers, host communities and local business partners. We always ensure our tours have a minimal impact on the natural environment, while remaining respectful and observant of local customs and supportive of local economies.

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