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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 22/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 22/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
If haggling with transport touts is not for you, opt for this convenient guided tour—the perfect introduction to Bali’s religion and culture. Discover three key temples—Gunung Kawi Sebatu, Tirta Empul, and the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary—and some wonderful rice-field landscapes. The tour includes lunch and round-trip door-to-door transportation.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Mount Kawi
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Tirta Empul Temple
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Tegalalang Rice Terrace
    Stop: 35 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple
  • 5
    D Alas Warung Restaurant
    Stop: 60 minutes
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    Pass by
    Satria Agrowisata
    Bali Pulina Coffee Plantation
    Alas Harum Agro Tourism
    Aloha Ubud Swing
    Ubud Traditional Art Market
    Uma Pakel Agro Tourism & swing
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Highlights
  • Visit three key Ubud temples and enjoy a water blessing
  • See scores of monkeys at the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
  • Savor lunch in the jungle with views over valleys and rice terraces
  • Take it easy with door-to-door transportation and a local guide
What to Expect
After pickup from your hotel, travel to Ubud and the 11th-century Gunung Kawi Sebatu temple with its 10 rock-cut shrines carved into the cliff face. Next, visit Tirta Empul, a temple with a spring considered sacred by Balinese Hindus. Don the provided sarong to enter the temple, where you can experience a traditional Balinese Hindu blessing. Savor lunch at an intimate jungle restaurant with charming views of the valley and rice terraces and then enjoy a short stroll through the rice fields before you stop at a coffee plantation. Finally, visit the famous Monkey Forest Sanctuary to see long-tailed macaques before your driver drops you back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Duration
10h
Inclusions
  • Scenic lunch
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Driver/guide
  • Entry/Admission - Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kawi
  • Entry/Admission - Tirta Empul Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Tegalalang Rice Terrace
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • There will be some amount of stairs to Gunung Kawi Temple
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Demetri wrote a review Mar. 2020
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Amazing day trip by Wayan Sayusa, he also was very knowledgeable on each area we went to! He even took us to other spots that we requested. Highly recommend!!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from HBDtours, Owner at Private Full-Day Tour: Balinese Temples and Rice Terraces
Responded 15 Mar. 2020
Dear demetriosc493, Thank you for your review to our company. We are glad that Wayah Suyasa our driver become a good friend to help your trip in Bali. He is one of our asset. Hope the trip could be a highlight of your holiday. Regards, Wayan
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Bert wrote a review Mar. 2020
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Today I had a private tour with Dewas, a very friendly and good driver. The tour was outstanding and completely flexibly fit to my wishes. I can highly recommend this tour if you want a full day of interesting sightseeing at all ease. Dewas is very knowledgeable of the area.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from HBDtours, Owner at Private Full-Day Tour: Balinese Temples and Rice Terraces
Responded 6 Mar. 2020
Dear Bertholland, We are very appreciating your compliment about your trip with one of our driver/tour guide, Dewas. It brings a lot of happiness to us knowing that our services become a great help in making your trip in Bali become memorable. Thank you for sharing your trip experience with us. Hopefully we can meet again in your next trip in Bali. Regards, Wayan
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EdinburghCharlotte wrote a review Mar. 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom36 contributions13 helpful votes
My driver was Eka, he picked me up promptly and let me go at my own pace. This meant that we spent less time in the rice field and monkey forest and I enjoyed more time in the temples. Eka's explanations were good and he took lots of photos and videos when I was doing the sacred
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Response from HBDtours, Owner at Private Full-Day Tour: Balinese Temples and Rice Terraces
Responded 4 Mar. 2020
Dear EdinburghCharlotte, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your trip with Hire Bali Driver – Day Tours. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our members as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for your compliment to Eka our driver or tour guide as he is one of our company asset. We looking forward to welcoming you again here in Bali Regards, Wayan
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Deirdre H wrote a review Feb. 2020
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Thanks so much to Hendra for a brilliant tour of the Balinese temples today! He was kind, and very knowledgeable about all my questions on Balinese and Hindu culture. He provides a lovely personal touch to the tour and is always striving to do whatever makes the tourist most
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from HBDtours, Owner at Private Full-Day Tour: Balinese Temples and Rice Terraces
Responded 27 Feb. 2020
Dear 167deirdreh, Thank you very much for writing such a thorough and positive review. We are glad to know that you have a pleasant time with us. It is a great pleasure to know that you had a pleasant and satisfying experience with us. It is an honor and compliment for our driver/ tour guide Hendra. At Hire Bali Driver we try our best to make your experience Memorable. Our Teams were thrilled to receive you feedback which serves as an encouragement as we intend to provide superior services to all guests. Thank you again for sharing your experience of Hire Bali Driver. We look forward to welcoming you again in Bali. Regards, Wayan
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Hannah G wrote a review Feb. 2020
Edmonton, Canada1 contribution
Our guide Lewer was fantastic. Very knowledgeable, gave us lots of time at each place, answered our many questions and made sure we had an all around good experience. The views were breathtaking. The drive around the island allowed us to take in so much of the culture through
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Response from HBDtours, Owner at Private Full-Day Tour: Balinese Temples and Rice Terraces
Responded 19 Feb. 2020
Dear A299OGhannahg, Thank you for spending your time to write such precious review to our company. It is a great blessing for us knowing that one of our driver/tour guide, Lewer, has become one of the reasons for your trip to be full of enjoyment. Your compliment brings a great impact for our team to be even better at delivering our services. Looking forward to seeing you again in Bali. Regards, Wayan
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Great Tour with very nice guide!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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