Start your trip to Ubud, in the heart of Bali’s rice paddies. Visit the monkey temple, go on an elephant ride and spend a day in the lush nature of the region. Then, head for the northern coasts of the island to meet dolphins, traditional boat trip off the black sands beaches and dive into the beautiful seabed with your kids. You continue further south to Sidemen, far from the tourist circuits. Visit the temples to discover spirituality and Balinese traditions so preserved and meet the inhabitants of a small traditional fishing village. At the end of your stay, enjoy relaxing days on the white sand beaches.
Bali can not be described without speaking of children, as they are so much loved by the Balinese and hold an important place in the local life. In this soft and tranquil atmosphere of the island of the gods where reigns the joy of living, this program is perfectly adapted for the whole family. At the pace and the tastes of young and old, spend holidays between land and sea between tropical nature, rice fields, beaches and aquatic life.
Based from our local Shanti Travel agency in Bali, your travel expert takes care of the organization of your course and welcomes you on site. And, a private driver accompanies you throughout your trip. An ideal way to spend a wonderful holiday with your children while relaxing.
Arrival at Denpasar Airport – Ubud
Welcome to the island of the gods!
You have arrived at the beautiful Denpasar International Airport and already smell the Balinese offerings. Your travel expert is here to welcome you and give you his last advice for the smooth running of your trip. You meet your private driver who accompanies you throughout the rest of your vacation and go to your hotel in Ubud , the artistic capital of the island . The whole family is happy to put on their bathing suit under the mild Balinese climate and to dive into the swimming pool to relax hours of flight. There is no doubt, your holidays have begun!
Fun and fun activities for the whole family
After a good family breakfast, your private chauffeur takes you to Sacred Monkey Forest, the monkey temple . Located in the center of Ubud, you walk in a beautiful rainforest where a multitude of funny monkeys play for the greatest delight of young and old. An unmissable activity in Ubud. For lunch why not enjoy a Nasi Goreng , a sautéed rice with sweet soy sauce, considered the national dish of Indonesia. Then continue your day at Taman Nusa, a cultural park for the whole family , attractive and fun that immerses you in the history and culture of Indonesia. At the end of the day, return to your hotel.
Elephant ride with the family
This morning, aboard a small teak armchair, you sit on the back of the elephants to start a ride in a beautiful tropical setting to a magnificent panorama of the Ayung River. After the ride, you can watch the elephants bathe, feed them and play a game with them. An unforgettable experience full of emotions and laughter that your kids love. In the early afternoon, head to the sacred springs and Gunung Kawi temple to discover the spirituality and traditions of the island of the gods. Then you cross the incredible rice terraces of Tegallalang to reach your hotel.
Surprise adventure trek in the Balinese nature
Early in the morning, you go to meet Augustin who takes you for a day of trekking in the most secret recesses of Bali . This French-speaking guide knows the region as his pocket. It guides you according to your desires and your shape during a whole day full of surprises. Walk along the small paths winding through the rice paddies, walk in the mud, cross the rivers, trudge through the jungle to discover a small hidden temple and even share a moment with the locals. A day suitable for all ages where you will be amazed by the lush nature that surrounds you. Return to the hotel in the middle of the afternoon.
Ubud – Lovina
Direction the North coast of the island
Today, you join the North of the island. On the way, you visit Butterfly Park, the butterfly house, where you can admire multicolored species of surprising sizes, but also all kinds of insects. Your children are silent of curiosity observing hatches of butterflies in the nursery park. Then you take the road to the rice fields of Jatiluwih, a fascinating landscape of rice terraces , whose irrigation system is classified at UNESCO. After lunch, you visit Ulun Danu, a beautiful temple on the water and continue on a ridge lined with rhododendrons and overlooking lakes. Very nice view of the coast when you go down to reach your hotel by the sea.
Lovina – Amed
Sunrise with dolphins
You have left the lands of Bali to discover the maritime life of the island. This morning, morning excursion on a fishing boat to observe wild dolphins at dawn. A truly magical family moment, where dolphins often like to play near the boat. Then have a leisurely breakfast by the sea before you reach Amed, a charming little fishing village. On the road, you have the opportunity to stop to visit the temple of Beji and its many sculptures or bas-reliefs of Meduwe Karang temple. Deposit your belongings at your hotel and why not stroll in the gentle atmosphere of the village.
Indonesian boat tour and discovery of the marine world
After a good night’s sleep under the sea air, the whole family embarks aboard a Jukung , a small traditional Indonesian fishing boat with characteristic pendulums, for a sea excursion. As you go you move away from the coast, you contemplate Mount Agung which stands majestically on the beaches of volcanic black sands. Back on the beach, to your masks and snorkel! Amed is also known for the richness of its seabed. You marvel at the splendid coral reefs populated by many multicolored fish where your children certainly meet Nemo! Night at the hotel.
Amed – Sidemen
Cultural discovery and Balinese architectural wealth
Today, you join the lost village of Sidemen, jewel of greenery and synonym of Balinese quietude. After a first stop in Abang to contemplate the view, you stop at the Suraya Mountain to visit the temple complex of Pura Lempuyang. You climb the steps that lead to a gigantic carved white stone door beyond which are three imposing stairs whose ramps are carved in the shape of naga , these Hindu snakes, guardians of the treasures. Then you continue to visit Tirtagganga, a water palace, a marvel of Balinese architecture where it is good to daydream. Finally, join the rice fields of Sidemen and overnight at the hotel.
Relaxing day on a white sand beach
Wake up at the foot of Mount Agung, in one of the most beautiful unspoilt areas of Bali. At the bend of a morning walk, you come across the smiles of the farmers, wearing their bamboo hat. Then, your private driver takes you for the day to Pasir Putih, a beautiful white sand beach , unsuspected in the middle of its nearby beaches of black sands. You enjoy lounging on your sun loungers, sipping coconut and enjoying a delicious banana pancake. Children playing in the turquoise water, you join them for a swim and cool off. At the end of the day, find the fresh air and tranquility of Sidemen.
Sidemen – Sanur
Immersion in a local fishing village
This morning, you are heading further south to Sanur, a peaceful seaside town with a shallow, calm lagoon. On your way, make a stop at Goa Lawah, better known as the “Bat Cave” . You then walk along the coast to the traditional fishing village of Kusumba. Far from the tourist circuits, you share with its inhabitants to discover a very old method of salt harvest by evaporating the sea water in half trunks of coconut trees. Pass by Klungkung, an ancient royal capital with a beautiful courthouse and join your hotel by the sea.
Wake up at your own pace and spend your day according to your desires. One of Sanur’s main activities is to walk or bike along the small path that runs along the beach. An excellent way to walk without getting tired, perfectly suited for children because without cars. For those who wish, you can also wander around the city’s craft shops looking for take-away souvenirs for you and your loved ones. Then, why not simply enjoy the beach and enjoy a moment of well-being for the parents during an excellent Balinese massage, renowned throughout the world. Night at the hotel.
Sanur- Ngurah Rai Airport of Denpasar
Depending on the time of your flight, take advantage of this moment to give you a last swim in the sea, a last grilled fish or sip a last coconut. Your driver picks you up at your hotel and takes you to the international airport. Your head is full of memories and your heart is filled with joy by its multitude of wonderful moments shared with your family. We were happy to help you organize your trip for a wonderful holiday. Do not hesitate to contact one of our Bali travel experts who will be delighted to answer all your questions and wishes.