Fall in love with Bangkok, strolling through its lively streets and admiring the architecture of one of the most magnificent kingdoms of the East. Head to Bali, a beautiful island in Indonesia and let yourself be seduced by its lush landscapes and rice fields. Discover Ubud, the cultural capital and immerse yourself in the turquoise waters of Benoa, one of the coastal paradises of the archipelago.
Arrival at UK/Ireland departure airport ready to check-in for an overnight flight to Bangkok. * Night on board.
* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.
Arrive in the capital of Thailand and transfer to the hotel. Check-in after 14:00. Bangkok is one of the most influential, modern and lively cities in Southeast Asia due to it's economic, political and social development. Make the most of your time in the city by exploring the bustling street markets or enjoying some of the exotic street food on offer. Overnight in Bangkok.
Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure, exploring the diverse neighbourhoods, sampling delicious street food at the bustling markets and perhaps visiting the many ornate temples the city has to offer. We recommend discovering the historic city of Ayutthaya or enjoying a half-day tour of Bangkok's most emblematic temples.* Overnight in Bangkok.
* Optional Half-Day Bangkok Temples Tour: Discover the most iconic temples in Bangkok, renowned for their cultural value. Visit Wat Traimit, known as the temple of the Golden Buddha, Wat Pho, known as the temple of the reclining Buddha and magical Wat Benchamabophit, known as the Marble Temple. This monastery was built out of white Italian marble and houses the country's most beautiful Buddha images. Price per person: £26.
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to continue enjoying the city at our leisure. We recommend navigating the Chao Phraya River and visiting the Wat Pho temples, the largest in Bangkok where the famous reclining Buddha is covered with gold 46 meters long and the Temple of Marble, one of the most exquisite architectural works of the city. Overnight stay in Bangkok.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to airport for the flight to Bali. Arrive in Ubud and transfer to your hotel. Ubud is an excitingly vibrant town in the centre of Bali and is known to be a trendy and bohemian place with plenty of delicious dining options. Overnight in Ubud.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we enjoy a full day tour around Ubud with lunch included. Discover the unique cultural heritage of Bali and the picturesque natural landscapes. Head to a town of Stone Carvers called Batu Bulan where you can watch the exciting dance of Barong & Kris, which tells the story about the eternal struggle between good and evil, a Hindu epic of the history of Mahabharata. Visit Mas, a village of the wood carvers to see the artisans working on their designs. Visit the Elephant Cave called Goa Gajah, a complex built in the eleventh century where there are detailed sculptures of mythological creatures declared Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. The next stop is Kintamani to enjoy the spectacular views of Mount Batur with its black lava ribbons that descend from the sacred crater to the valley and Lake Batur, which lies serene and bright at the foot of the mountains. On the return trip, admire the beautiful rice fields of Tegallalang and make a stop in Celuk, a town considered the goldsmith centre of the island, specializing in the creation of silver and gold jewellery. Return to Ubud. Overnight stay in Ubud.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today, spend the day at your leisure. Why not explore the local markets or indulge in a relaxing Balinese massage. We recommend an optional River Rafting Excursion or Mountain Biking if you are feeling adventurous.* Overnight stay in Ubud.
* Optional Ayung River Rafting Excursion: Take a rafting adventure on the Ayung River! An unforgettable journey through the tropical rainforest past beautiful waterfalls. Lunch included. Price per person: £48.
* Optional Mountain Biking Excursion: From the mountainside, ride along quiet roads past various villages. Enjoy an impression of traditional Balinese life and enjoy the beautiful nature. Price per person: £48.
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a day at your leisure. We recommend exploring the tranquil rainforests or visiting the local Hindu temples and shrines. Overnight stay in Ubud.
Breakfast at the hotel. Set off for the coast, and your hotel located in the peaceful coastal resort of Benoa, on the Nusa Dua peninsula, where you can relax on the idyllic beaches and lush surroundings. Overnight stay in Benoa.
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to relax, walk and for the more adventurous, maybe have a go at some water sports. Overnight stay in Benoa.
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to enjoy bathing in the crystal clear waters of the spectacular beaches. Overnight stay in Benoa.
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to relax on the beach and enjoy the fantastic hotel facilities. Why not treat yourself to a Balinese massage or a sundowner cocktail on the beach. Overnight stay in Benoa.
Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK or Ireland. * Night on board.
* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day. The airport transfer will take place the night before the date indicated on the ticket for return flights that depart between 00:00 and 04:00.
Arrive in the UK/Ireland and end your trip.
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