Tour Price: $3489
Bali is commonly known as the Island of the Gods because of the devout spiritual practices of the Balinese People. This pilgrimage will create the space for spirituality to arise in your life. The Spirit Tours family has a long history in Bali. Jim Cramer, the founder, moved to Bali in 1974 and lived there for 11 years studying Balinese Sacred Mask Dance (Topeng) and has performed in the temples of Bali. Gitana and Tim grew up in Bali, being nannied by Balinese and have a strong love and appreciation for the Island and its people. Their combined connections to Balinese spirituality allow tour members special access to sites and temples that few tourist are able to experience. Open your soul to the deep spirituality that prevails throughout the island. Join us for an in depth experience that touches the heart of Bali.
Day 1: Transfer – Airport pick up to Hotel. Enjoy the afternoon, free to explore Sanur Beach and the beachfront resort grounds.
Day 2: Morning Yoga and Meditation. Complimentary Welcome Massage –Afternoon to enjoy the hotel and explore Sanur Beach on your own. Welcome Dinner with the group.
Day 3: Morning Yoga and Meditation. We will travel to East Bali, the town of Candi Dasa, along the costal road. Along the way, we will visit Goa Lawah Temple known as the Bat Cave Temple, one of Bali’s six holiest temples. Here we will give our first intentional offering and be blessed by a Balinese priest. Check into hotel with the afternoon and evening free to enjoy hotel grounds on your own.
Day 4: Morning Yoga and Meditation. Traditional Balinese lunch, overlooking the ocean. We will then travel to the holy water palace, Tirtagangga, to purify our souls. Tiragangga means “the sacred water of the Ganges”. Evening Free.
Day 5: Morning Yoga and Meditation. We will journey to the center of Bali to the village of Ubud. Ubud is Bali’s cultural center, famous for its galleries, museums, shopping and dance performances. Ubud Welcome Dinner at Café Wayan, one of Ubud’s oldest Balinese restaraunts.
Day 6: Morning Yoga and Meditation. Enjoy a free day on your own in Ubud. Optional spa at Nur Salon for a famous, “Mandi Lulur” (flower bath massage treatment) – Spirit Tours will assist in making appointments for spa treatment or help direct you to other suggestions.
Day 7: Morning Yoga and Meditation. Travel to Pura Gunung Kawi Sebatu, one of Bali’s prettiest, off the beaten path, temples which was built on top of natural springs. Waterspouts deliver holy water to a series of surrounding baths and ponds. Here, we will bring offerings to the temple, and will be blessed by a Balinese holy priest. You have the option to bring an empty water bottle to bring the cleansing water home. In the evening, attend a Balinese dance performance by Semara Ratih, a world-renowned Spiritual Balinese music and dance group.
Day 8: Free day to explore Ubud, relax or partake in optional activities such as; biking, rafting, cooking classes, shopping or museum tours. Spirit Tours will assist in booking.
Day 9: We will make a pilgrimage to the west coast of Bali to visit the famous seaside temple, Tanah Lot, where we will take offerings and pray with a priest inside of the temple. We will then check into our Resort in Jimbaran Bay, famous for its long, white sand beaches and sunsets.
Day 10: Morning Yoga and Meditation. The entire day is free for you to enjoy your last day in Bali. Some may wish to take a last minute optional tour that will fulfill your Bali experience. If you have any last min desires ask Spirit Tours Staff to help you fulfill them. Evening Farewell Dinner.
Day 11: Morning Yoga and Meditation. Depart for the airport.