Take in the glorious mountain scenery of Bali. Stop at the hill to discover the amazing landscape of Mount Agung (the highest mountain in Bali), Nusa Penida island and the surrounding countryside of Candi Dasa. There are many cheap Bali hotels that offer great accommodation options.
Ask your tour operator about using Bali's new mountain bikes and safety equipment with cold towels and lunch included.
Starting high in the mountains at the village of Mayungan, this 25 kilometre ride winds its way down along valleys, passing temples and shrines and criss-crossing golden rice fields through landscape unchanged for a thousand years. You can see Balinese culture and customs while you pass through the timeless countryside, arriving finally at the famous Monkey Forest Temple at Sangeh.
A two and a half hour downhill adventure on the Batur trail. Beginning with breakfast near the scenic lake of this still active volcano, venture off the main routes through little-used paths and sacred back roads leading through the rainforest. Along the way, stop off at small mountain villages to take a look at traditional Bali life before finishing with lunch in the picturesque of Ubud.
See the splendor of ancient Bali with a two hour descent of the Batu Karu Trail. A leisurely trip through the rural heartland of Bali is the ideal way to see this tropical island as it really is. Visiting these ancient villages and farming centers provides a unique insight into the ways of old Bali, where knowledge is passed from generation to generation and still in use today. After the trip, enjoy lunch and a complimentary massage or spa at Yeh Panes.
This is not just an opportunity to travel down beautiful mountain trails, it is an encounter with a Bali that most travelers never see. The route is through villages that have only recently acquired electricity and where steel and concrete are still rare.
Tradition abounds in the elegantly carved temples and the rustic family compounds that glide by. There are also countless opportunities to meet the locals, to stop for a while and enjoy a refreshing drink of young coconut water while chatting with farmers or wood carvers.