All about the 9 Day Epic Bali Group Tour

If you're on a gap year or backpacking in Bali and the Gili Islands for the first time then this Epic Balli Group Tour is perfect for you. With this introduction to Bali, you’ll be sharing your adventure with other young, fun people. So it’s a great way to make friends to continue your travels with! And once you’ve booked we’ll put you in touch with the rest of your group before you leave so you can get to know each other.

Bali Intro is the most amazing way to experience Bali! On this 9 day adventure tour you depart from Kuta before ending in Gilli Trawangan. You’ll discover crazy Kuta nightlife, visit ancient temples, learn to surf on iconic Bali beaches, swim under amazing waterfalls, experience local culture, bathe in natural hot springs, hand feed wild monkeys, explore tropical islands, snorkel with sea turtles, party on the beach and much more!

This tour offers the ideal combination of party and beach time, awesome activities, culture, wildlife, idyllic islands and stunning scenery.

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As you’ve probably all seen and heard there was a fairly large earthquake on Lombok recently that caused some significant damage to both Lombok and the Gili Islands. We have been working around the clock to look after those affected and we’re happy to report all are safe and well. Most buildings on Gili, however, have sustained some form of structural damage that has deemed them unsafe (for now) to stay in.

Based on this and until we can be 100% confident appropriate repairs have been completed and our accommodation is again safe to stay in, we will be implementing revised itineraries in Bali from now on that do not include the Gili Islands. I’m sure you can understand that our customer's safety is our absolute priority and considering the circumstances that this is a 'must-do'. However please trust that the alternative itineraries will still be amazing and include as much, if not more, inclusions than the original itinerary.

The alternative activities travellers will get on this temporarily revised itinerary instead of the Gili Islands Boat Trip and Bike Ride are:

- Snorkelling in Lovina
- The EPIC Sekumpul Waterfalls (known as the best in Bali)
- Natural Hot Springs in Lovina
- The famous Tegallalan Rice Terraces near Ubud. We will most likely do this for both Bali Intro and Bali Experience, even though we have not currently written this in the revised Bali Experience itinerary.
- Balinese Cooking Class (for Bali Intro 9 & 12days)

Please click here for our revised itinerary:

Bali Intro 9 & 12 Day Full Info

Bali Intro 9 & 12 Day Basic Itinerary

Bali Experience Full Info

Bali Experience Basic Itinerary

For those with questions or concerns about their safety coming to Bali, please rest assured that the areas we are travelling to are safe and unaffected, people should be excited to join us in Bali and will certainly still have an amazing time here.

 

9 Day Epic Bali Group Tour Itinerary - 9 days

  • Day 1 Kuta
    Arrive and meet the Group in Denpasar - We'll pick you up from the airport and take you to the guesthouse in Kuta. You'll then have plenty of time to recover from your long flight, chill out by the pool and meet everyone in your group.
  • Day 2 Kuta
    Beaches, Temples and Sunsets – Experience the hidden gems of Uluwatu with a short drive to a beautiful temple on a cliff edge. We’ll then visit the iconic Padang Padang beach for some chill time before a sunset dinner. We’ll then head back to Kuta to get a taste of the crazy nightlife!
  • Day 3 Kuta to Canggu
    Canggu– We’ll head to the coast and experience the laidback surf destination and volcanic sands of Canggu. You’ll have the day to explore this buzzing little town before enjoying some sunset drinks and dinner.
  • Day 4 Canggu to Lovina
    Learn to Surf – Today you’ll experience what makes Bali so popular...its’ great waves!
    You’ll be taught by local Balinese surf instructors and be up and surfing in one of the world’s most famous surf destinations. (B)
  • Day 5 Lovina
    Temples, Waterfalls & Rice Paddies – Our destination today is the relatively unknown natural wonder of Lovina, an untouched paradise of stunning rice paddies and fascinating culture. On our way we’ll visit fascinating temples, epic waterfalls and see beautiful rice paddies. We’ll then arrive at our stunning and unique accommodation set high in the mountains surrounded by rice paddies and overlooking the ocean. (B, D)
  • Day 6 Dolphins, Snorkelling & Local Family Visit
    After a delicious beach breakfast we jump on a traditional Balinese outrigger boat and cruise the beautiful coastline spotting wild dolphins. We’ll then visit a local family, where you’ll get a hands-on experience of basket weaving, coffee production and learn about traditional Balinese life. (L)
  • Day 7 Nusa Lembongan
    Travel by fast ferry to the stunning island of Nusa Lembongan, check into your beach front resort and relax with some sunset drinks and dinner. (B)
  • Day 8 Island Boat Trip
    We’ll jump on our private boat and explore the beauty of Nusa Lembongan, snorkelling in secluded bays with a good chance of spotting Manta Rays! (B, FWD 9 Day)
  • Day 9 Check out and Onward Travel help
    Today we’ll help sort your onward travel. You can stay longer in Nusa Lembongan, head back home or continue your journey with the new friends you’ve made! If you’re doing our 12- day trip you’ll make your way to Ubud today. (B)
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Real Aussie Says:
The accommodation on our Bali tour is top notch! You will stay in decent hotels and guesthouses on tour. Fly into Denpasar on day 1 and you will meet your group and amazing group leader.

9 Day Epic Bali Group Tour Price information AUD per person

Price

Description

Tour code: BALI
$999
Adult

Departure information

Starts

2018

Sep 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 30
Oct 2, 5, 7, 10, 14, 18, 20, 23, 25, 28, 30
Nov 3, 5, 8, 10, 13, 17, 21, 23, 26, 28
Dec 1, 5, 8, 11

2019
Jan 4, 6, 9, 11, 14, 18, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29
Feb 1, 5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 28
Mar 3, 8, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31
Apr 2, 5, 8, 11, 13, 17, 19, 21, 23, 26, 30
May 2, 5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 23, 25, 27, 29
Jun 1, 3, 6, 10, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 24, 28, 30
Jul 2, 4, 7, 9, 12, 16, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 30
Aug 3, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 17, 21, 23, 25, 27, 30
Sep 1, 4, 8, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 30
Oct 2, 5, 7, 10, 14, 18, 20, 23, 25, 28, 30
Nov 3, 5, 8, 10, 13, 17, 21, 23, 26, 28
Dec 1, 5, 8, 10

Ends
Gilli Trawagan


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Important Notes

Things you need to know about this tour
  • Flights, all other meals, drinks and travel insurance (compulsory) are not included.
  • Group leaders will assist passengers with their onward travel after your Epic Bali tour.
  • We recommend arriving into Kuta on the start date as there are no included activities on this day.

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