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Location: Arrival at our Villa in Ubud

Day 1 - 24 Jul 2019

Ubud

Arrival at our Villa in Ubud, Ubud
Arrival at our Villa in Ubud, Ubud

Content: We arrive at our villa in the heart of the Balinese jungle, infinity pool facing coconut palms and rice fields! Perfect for admiring the sunsets.

Location: Taman Ayun 🛕

Day 1 - 24 Jul 2019

Taman Ayun Temple

Taman Ayun 🛕, Taman Ayun Temple
Taman Ayun 🛕, Taman Ayun Temple

Content: First step: head for the Taman Ayun Temple with its multi-roofed shrines so emblematic of Bali. This site is still used by the Balinese for prayers, surrounded by water, the whole forms a mythical setting.

Location: Kabupaten Tabanan

Day 1 - 24 Jul 2019

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple

Kabupaten Tabanan, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple
Kabupaten Tabanan, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple

Content: Second stage: we reach the splendid Hindo Buddhist temple Ulun Danu Bratan. Built on the banks of a lake formed in the crater of a volcano. We advise you to stop along the way to buy so-called Balinese strawberries grown in the region.

Location: Tabanan Regency

Day 1 - 24 Jul 2019

Jatiluwih

Tabanan Regency, Jatiluwih
Tabanan Regency, Jatiluwih

Content: Then, we went to the rice terraces of Jatiluwih listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. One of the most beautiful rice fields in Bali, to see the world!

Tanah Lot

Tabanan Regency, Tanah Lot

Content: Finally, we will end the day by watching the sunset at the sumptuous Tanah Lot temple. Nestled on a rock beaten by the waves of the Indian Ocean that surrounds it. Also the site is very big so used some time to see everything.

Location: Buleleng Regency

Day 2 - 25 Jul 2019

Sekumpul Waterfalls Official

Buleleng Regency, Sekumpul Waterfalls Official
Buleleng Regency, Sekumpul Waterfalls Official
Buleleng Regency, Sekumpul Waterfalls Official

Content: We started our walk through plantations of coffee, cloves, etc. Which changed us a little from the rice fields for once. As we descended the hill, we passed several warungs. We stopped at one of them to taste a fresh coconut while admiring the rice fields of Grombong seen from above. Before arriving at the main Sekumpul waterfall, we crossed several streams in a heavenly green setting. At the waterfall, we took our time to take beautiful photos. For this day, bring a swimsuit and a camera as well as the courage to climb it with more than 350 steps.

Location: Kota Denpasar

Day 3 - 26 Jul 2019

Barong Dance Uma Dewi

Kota Denpasar, Barong Dance Uma Dewi

Content: How to come to Bali without attending the traditional Barong dance (also called "kris dance") representing a mythological fight between the Barong who looks like a lion and represents good and the Rangda, queen of witches, who controls evil spirits and represents evil.

Location: Kabupaten Gianyar

Day 3 - 26 Jul 2019

Kemenuh Orchid Garden

Kabupaten Gianyar, Kemenuh Orchid Garden
Kabupaten Gianyar, Kemenuh Orchid Garden
Kabupaten Gianyar, Kemenuh Orchid Garden
Kabupaten Gianyar, Kemenuh Orchid Garden
Kabupaten Gianyar, Kemenuh Orchid Garden

Content: Afterwards, we had the chance to go to the orchid garden in Kusamba, a huge area dedicated to orchids and dragonflies.

Location: Gianyar Regency

Day 3 - 26 Jul 2019

Monkey forest entrance

Gianyar Regency, Monkey forest entrance
Gianyar Regency, Monkey forest entrance
Gianyar Regency, Monkey forest entrance

Content: To end the day, we went to the famous Monkey Forest, a monkey sanctuary in the center of Ubud town. Our opinion is mixed because yes the decor is sublime, the monkeys seem to have space and lack nothing. However, we saw the guards correct the monkeys with slingshots in case of nuisance to tourists.

Location: Kabupaten Karangasem

Day 4 - 27 Jul 2019

Tirta Gangga

Kabupaten Karangasem, Tirta Gangga
Kabupaten Karangasem, Tirta Gangga
Kabupaten Karangasem, Tirta Gangga
Kabupaten Karangasem, Tirta Gangga

Content: First stop: today TIRTA GANGGA, built by King Amlapura in 1948, is a must in Bali. This place is simply stunning and very instagrammable! This is the reason why the place is crowded with tourists.

Taman Ujung

Kabupaten Karangasem, Taman Ujung
Kabupaten Karangasem, Taman Ujung
Kabupaten Karangasem, Taman Ujung
Kabupaten Karangasem, Taman Ujung
Kabupaten Karangasem, Taman Ujung

Content: Second stop: Ujung or the floating palace on the water, still built by the King of Amlapura in 1921. It is located in a huge park, with several pools and pavilions. You have to plan time to visit everything well. You can come here for a picnic like the Balinese do.

Location: Klungkung Regency

Day 4 - 27 Jul 2019

Kusamba

Klungkung Regency, Kusamba
Klungkung Regency, Kusamba

Content: Third stop: the Kusamba salt factory, a small traditional fishing coastal village. We met one of the last old-fashioned salt artisans who explained the whole process of salt transformation to us. We couldn't ask for a more authentic experience, we encourage you to purchase salt to support it.

Location: Kabupaten Klungkung

Day 4 - 27 Jul 2019

Goa Lawah Temple

Kabupaten Klungkung, Goa Lawah Temple
Kabupaten Klungkung, Goa Lawah Temple
Kabupaten Klungkung, Goa Lawah Temple

Content: Fourth stop: Goa Lawah is both a temple and a millennial cave with the particularity of sheltering hundreds of bats. Moreover, in this magnificent place, we had the chance to attend the prayer of a Balinese family, it was a very moving moment.

Location: Kabupaten Tabanan

Day 5 - 28 Jul 2019

Asaka Bali

Kabupaten Tabanan, Asaka Bali
Kabupaten Tabanan, Asaka Bali
Kabupaten Tabanan, Asaka Bali
Kabupaten Tabanan, Asaka Bali
Kabupaten Tabanan, Asaka Bali

Content: The day started with a hike in the beautiful rice fields of Asak with our guide Nyoman. During the walk, he explained to us the agricultural world of the Balinese. We were able to meet some who were working in the fields or children who were having fun.

Location: Karangasem Regency

Day 5 - 28 Jul 2019

Bukit Asah

Karangasem Regency, Bukit Asah
Karangasem Regency, Bukit Asah
Karangasem Regency, Bukit Asah

Content: Afterwards, we tackled the ascent of Mount Bukit Asak with a superb view overlooking the beach of Virgin Beach.

Location: Kabupaten Karangasem

Day 5 - 28 Jul 2019

Virgin Beach, Karangasem, Bali

Kabupaten Karangasem, Virgin Beach, Karangasem, Bali
Kabupaten Karangasem, Virgin Beach, Karangasem, Bali

Content: Arrived at Virgin Beach, we relaxed under a deckchair with a fresh fruit cocktail while waiting for our lunch (whole grilled fish, rice and Balinese pepper.)

Location: Bangli Regency

Day 6 - 29 Jul 2019

Mount Batur

Bangli Regency, Mount Batur

Content: In the early morning, we took the direction of Mount Batur, a volcano still active, culminating at 1717 meters above sea level. We stopped at the Kintamani village which offers a breathtaking view. At the viewpoint, you will find artists who will offer you paintings made from lava from the volcano.

Location: Kabupaten Bangli

Day 6 - 29 Jul 2019

Penglipuran Village

Kabupaten Bangli, Penglipuran Village
Kabupaten Bangli, Penglipuran Village
Kabupaten Bangli, Penglipuran Village
Kabupaten Bangli, Penglipuran Village
Kabupaten Bangli, Penglipuran Village
Kabupaten Bangli, Penglipuran Village

Content: Afterwards, we headed to the village of Penglipuran, an authentic Balinese village that has decided to preserve their life of yesteryear. However, it seems to be more of a reproduction than a traditional way of life. The visit is pleasant because the village is flowery and beautifully decorated.

Pura Kehen

Kabupaten Bangli, Pura Kehen
Kabupaten Bangli, Pura Kehen
Kabupaten Bangli, Pura Kehen

Content: Finally, we went to the temple of Kehen whose architecture will leave you speechless. It was one of the most beautiful temples we visited in Bali. The strong point of this place is that there are no tourists so we took the opportunity to explore it quietly.

Location: Kabupaten Tabanan

Day 7 - 30 Jul 2019

Bali Butterfly Park

Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali Butterfly Park
Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali Butterfly Park
Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali Butterfly Park
Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali Butterfly Park
Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali Butterfly Park

Content: While researching Bali, we selected a butterfly park to visit. The setting is beautiful, but reality is very present, butterflies cannot flourish in a large space and many corpses are strewn on the ground.

Location: Kabupaten Gianyar

Day 7 - 30 Jul 2019

The Blanco Renaissance Museum

Kabupaten Gianyar, The Blanco Renaissance Museum

Content: After visiting the park, we went to the museum of the artist Antonio Blanco nicknamed the "Dali of Bali", a talented painter who raised Bali to the world rank in terms of art. At the artist's residence, you will of course see his masterpieces, his studio and birds in the garden.