A unique bike tour through the spectacular scenery of Bali. Pedal past emerald rice paddies climbing up the hillsides and ancient temples tucked under towering palm trees, cycle around volcanic lakes and along black sand beaches. Explore historic Ubud by bicycle and discover the traditional ways of life in quiet villages. An awesome ride through paradise.
We begin our bike tour in Ubud, the cultural heart of Bali, renowned for its artists and temples. From the hills we next descend to the coast and enjoy a ride along the eastern and northern beaches, stopping to explore ancient temple complexes, stroll along black sand beaches and enjoy nature's beauty. You'll explore villages off the beaten tourist track and relax beachfront most evenings.
Our later leg, heads into the center of the island, exploring the scenic lakes tucked under towering volcanoes, visiting temples dating back to the 11th century perched on the rims of active calderas. Relax on the shore of a lake inside the volcano's crater, the swoop back down the mountainside to Ubud. It is a delightful bike tour through the land of fables and gods. Come discover paradise from the saddle.
Meet in Bali, transfer to Ubud, freetime, enjoy a traditional Balinese feast, with dancing and shows.
Your group will meet at Denpasar Airport, get set up with your bike for the tour, then transfer to the artistic community of Ubud, tucked away in the central foothills. We'll start your introduction to Balinese cuisine at the Leke Laka Restaurant, where you also enjoy some unique Balinese entertainment. Meals: D
Bike out of the hills to the coast, discover the Goa Gajah cave, rock carvings of Yeh Pulu, before relaxing beachside.
Descend to the coast, stopping to explore Goa Gajah, the elephant cave and the rock carvings of Yeh Pulu, some of Bali's oldest. We will cycle along the coast to former fishing village of Candi Dasa, where we relax tonight. And take a side trip to visit Tenganan, a Bali Aga village, that still follows the traditional ways. Cycling: 41 mi / 75 km, Terrain: flat, Meals: B L D
Discover traditional ways in the Aga village at Tenganan, explore the water palace of Taman Ujung, and salt farms of Amed.
Its a short day of cycling, with some moderate climbs. You'll start along quiet side roads skirting between the ocean and Mt Lempuyang. Visit Taman Ujung, one of Bali's renowned "water palaces" and Ahmed's salt farms before reaching our hotel perched on the hillside with dramatic views of the ocean. The waters around Amed are well known to divers, with a popular local dive to see the wreck of the USS Liberty. Cycling: 31 mi / 50 km, Terrain: small hills, Meals: B L D
Check out Pura Meduwe Karang temple with its statues and "historic" carving of a man on a bike, bed down by the sea in Lovina.
A leisurely day cycling the north shore of Bali, with black sand beaches tucked away in quiet coves. Visit the ancient temple complex of Pura Meduwe Karang, with its Ramayana sculptures and relief carving of a man riding a bicycle. We overnight in Lovina, a beach town whose name means "I love Indonesia". Cycling: 44 mi / 71 km, Terrain: flat, Meals: B L D
Shuttle up the mountain, then bike through rice terraces, past waterfalls and the Tanah Lot temple.
We'll shuttle up to Lake Bratan to start today's scenic ride avoiding a busy stretch of highway. Visiting the Munduk Waterfall first, then heading out by bike to explore the beautiful vistas of the Jati Luwih Rice Terraces, an area that gets featured in many photographers works. For fans of the movie Bucket List, you will pass several small shops selling Kopi Luwak. We will also explore the Tanah Lot Temple before settling in for the night at our resort sitting down by the coast. Cycling: 53 mi / 85 km, Terrain: hills, Meals: B L D
Easy descent back to Ubud, visiting the wood carving village of Tegallalang, day 7 depart Bali.
Our last ride is an easy descent back to Ubud, perhaps visiting Tegallalang renowned for its wood carving and Tirta Empul Temple, the Holy Spring Water Temple. Back in Ubud you have the afternoon free to explore this artist's town and shop for Balinese handcrafts and art. We will wind down an awesome ride through paradise with a great dinner at one of our favorite restaurants. Cycling: 28 mi / 46 km, Terrain: downhill, Meals: B L D
After an early breakfast we will shuttle back to Denpasar Airport for fond farewells and your flights home or onward to more adventures. Sampai Jumpa. Meals: B
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