Vegan Bali Tour 2024

Welcome to the lush paradise of Bali, where vibrant landscapes, cultural richness, and a plant-powered culinary adventure await you! We’ll embark on a journey from the spiritual heart of Ubud, while staying at a luxury vegan resort, to the untouched paradise of Nusa Penida, all while sampling coconut-infused curries, colorful tempeh dishes, and exotic fruit platters!

So, whether you’re a seasoned herbivore or just dipping your tofu into the plant-based pond, join us for a Bali adventure that’s as delicious as it is unforgettable.

You ready to go…? Scroll down to reserve your spot!

Trip Length: 10 days / 9 nights
Start Location: Ubud, Bali
End Location: Sanur, Bali
Group Size: Max 16 people
Meals: 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches, & 4 dinners are included
Accommodations: Resorts
Trip Dates: Sept. 24 – Oct. 3, 2024
Trip Price: $3,110
Single Supplement: $1,000
Deposit Deadline: June 26, 2024

Tour Highlights

  • Loads of amazing activities: a traditional Kecak dance performance, cycling tour through rice fields and villages, a Balinese vegan cooking class, Mt. Batur Sunrise trekking tour (optional), snorkeling tour to Menjangan Island, Balinese offering with locals, and MUCH more (you can view the whole itinerary below)! 
  • Opportunity for a “choose your our adventure” day while staying at the luxury vegan retreat, Fivelements.
  • A private local guide throughout the trip. 
  • All hotel accommodations (including a stay at the incredible plant-based retreat, Fivelements).
  • All transportation & round-trip airport transfers (International airfare is not included).
secluded white sand beach surrounded by turquoise water in nusa penida bali
women dancing in traditional, colorful balinese dance wear
a balinese temple at the end of a peninsula surrounded by water with a fog covered mountain in the background

Tour Itinerary

Check out the daily activities for this exciting itinerary. Please note, the itinerary is subject to change. We always have to remain flexible for weather, closures, and random things that are out of our control!

Day 1: Arrive in Bali

Meals included: Welcome dinner

Welcome to Bali! Upon arrival at Bali please make your way to the Golden Bird Lounge after clearing immigration. After you exit customs walk to the Golden Bird Lounge which is on the right side (around 50 meters from where
you exit customs). After meet with the driver, you will be transferred to your hotel in Ubud.

In the evening around 6:30 PM, join a welcome meeting and afterwards, enjoy a delicious dinner while connecting with fellow travelers, sharing excitement about the upcoming adventures.

Arrival Transfer:

Included (Individual basis)

Special Information:
During your stay in Fivelements Retreat, the daily scheduled shuttle service to Ubud are is available. Please contact the front office for the booking.

Fivelements Retreat

Day 2: Ubud

Destination: Ubud
Meals Included: Breakfast. Lunch

Start the day with a guided walking tour around Ubud with your local leader (about 2.5 hours). Gain an insight into daily village life as you pass lush rice fields, an alang alang valley (type of wild grass used to make the roof of traditional buildings) and stop by a Balinese home for coffee. The tour ends in central Ubud, where you’ll have time to explore the many cafes, galleries and shops on your own.

In the evening, sit down and enjoy a traditional Kecak dance performance. Driven not by musical instruments, but by human chanting, this fascinating theatrical
performance is considered a highlight by many of our travelers.

Included Activities:

  • Ubud – Campuhan Ridge & Village Walk
  • Ubud – Kecak Dance Performance
  • Ubud – Kecak Dance Performance

Fivelements Retreat

Day 3: Ubud

Destination: Ubud
Meals Included: Breakfast

Today you will have free program for the whole day. You can explore the streets, museums, shops and restaurants at your leisure. Try some activities such as Rafting, Rice Fields Soft Trekking, Balinese Dance Lesson, Temple Visit are also a nice thing to do.

Optional Activities

  • Culinary Journey – IDR 2,558,000 (Includes: Private Culinary Course include preparation of a gourmet lunch in
    our Sakti Dining room for 3 hours and the choice of Super Food Facial/Pure Seaweed Ritual/Coconut Harmony for
    90-120 minutes
  • Daily Fivelements Retreat Morning Yoga session – Free
  • Complimentary use of mountain bikes – Free

Fivelements Retreat

Day 4: Ubud – Sidemen

Destination: Ubud – Sidemen
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Today you’ll explore the area from a different angle – from the saddle of a bike. Enjoy a 2.5-hour tour through backstreets, villages and rice fields. It’s a relatively easy ride – much of the route is downhill – and there will be plenty of opportunities to stop for photos or a brief rest. You’ll also stop to check out some small, intricately carved temples, before concluding your bike tour back in Ubud.

After refueling with lunch, head for the hills to the village of Sidemen, via private minivan. Set against a backdrop of Bali’s highest peak, Mt Agung, the peaceful village of Sidemen is proof that Bali still has some pockets that are untouched by tourism.

Included Activities

  • Tampak Siring – Countryside Cycling Tour
  • Dinner at Asri Dining by Samanvaya Hotel

Wapa di Ume Sidemen or similar

Day 5: Sidemen

Destination: Sidemen
Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch

Discover the art of Balinese cooking, with a delicious Vegan twist. Today, you will have an exciting experience and educational journey at the beautiful organic garden that will always be memorable. It starts with the garden tour where the guide will take you to explore the vast garden, explaining the uniqueness
and interesting facts about plantations, and of course to pick some fresh ingredients yourselves. After the garden tour, the chefs will guide you to cook a delicious 4-course menu consisting of Balinese dishes, made with Vegan
ingredients and using some traditional Balinese cooking utensils. Finish cooking, you will get to enjoy freshly cooked lunch with beautiful garden views surrounding you in a traditional hut, in the middle of the garden.

Afterwards, you will be exploring the village for approximately 2 hours through Sidemen’s rice terrraces, visiting the craftspeople of the local songket weaving industry, a traditional ‘bungkus’ lunch is included. The walk is a great
chance to take in the beautiful scenery.

Included Activities

  • Sidemen – Vegan Cooking Class
  • Sidemen – Village Walk

Special Information
Please request the breakfast box at the hotel for tomorrow as you will be departed from the hotel in the early

Wapa di Ume Sidemen or similar

Day 6: Sidemen – Lovina

Destination: Sidemen – Lovina
Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch

Your morning is at leisure to immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of Sidemen. For the more adventurous, consider joining the optional Mt. Batur Sunrise Trekking tour, an exhilarating experience.

Before midday, check out from your Sidemen retreat as we embark on a scenic drive to the serene coastal town of Lovina. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel and take in the captivating views of the black sand beaches and calm

Optional Activities

  • Kintamani – Mt. Batur Sunrise Trekking – IDR 625,000 (min 3. Pax)

Special Information for Optional Activity
The summit trail starts more easily, while heading to the crater it climbs steeply with switchbacks over volcanic rocks and gravel. A good level of fitness is required. The path can be slippery, particularly after rain so good shoes are essential. Please bring your headlamp (we start at 3 AM) and a warm layer to wear at the summit. The climb may be cancelled during heavy rain and unsafe conditions.

Puri Bagus Lovina Resort or similar

Day 7: Lovina

Destination: Lovina
Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch

After breakfast, embark on an exhilarating snorkeling tour to Menjangan Island (approx. 1.5 hours drive), renowned for its pristine coral reefs and abundant marine life. Pick your snorkeling gear and explore the vibrant underwater
world, swimming alongside colourful tropical fish and admiring the vibrant coral formations. The clear waters of Menjangan Island provide excellent visibility, making it a paradise for you.

Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to unwind with a rejuvenating yoga class. Find inner peace and relaxation while practicing yoga postures and
breathing exercises.

Included Activities

  • Menjangan Island – Snorkelling Tour
  • Pemuteran – Afternoon Yoga Session

Puri Bagus Lovina Resort or similar

Day 8: Lovina – Sanur

Destination: Lovina – Sanur
Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner

As you bid farewell to your cozy Lovina hotel, get ready for a day filled with enchanting natural wonders and cultural experiences. Our journey begins with a visit to the awe-inspiring Gitgit Waterfall, a majestic cascade nestled amidst
lush tropical rainforests. Prepare to be captivated by the sheer beauty and tranquility of this natural gem, as the cool mist from the waterfall refreshes your senses. Continue to the iconic Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, a floating marvel
reflecting in the serene lake waters. A unique experience awaits you at a Local House in Pinge Village, Tabanan, where you’ll experience of making Balinese offerings. Discover the intricate art of crafting these symbolic gifts to
the gods in a traditional Balinese house, guided by local experts.

During your workshop, savor delicious Balinese snacks prepared by the host. This culinary experience provides a taste of the island’s flavors and hospitality. Absorb
the essence of Bali’s rich culture and traditions before reaching your hotel in Sanur.

Included Activities

  • Munduk – Visit Gitgit Waterfall
  • Tabanan – Visit Ulun Danu Beratan Temple
  • Tabanan – Making Balinese offering at local house includes snacks.

THE 1O1 Bali Oasis Sanur or similar

Day 9: Sanur

Destination: Sanur
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner

An exciting day awaits as you head to Nusa Penida, a paradise of breathtaking landscapes. After breakfast, you’ll be picked up and taken to Sanur port, where you’ll board a boat to Nusa Penida.

Prepare to be mesmerized by the iconic Angel Billabong, the captivating Broken Beach, and the awe-inspiring Kelingking Beach, offering stunning views of the turquoise sea below. Experience the vibrant underwater world during a thrilling snorkeling session at GT Point and Wall Bay.

As the day’s adventures come to an end, you’ll return to your Sanur hotel, cherishing the memories of this island’s beauty.

Included Activities

  • Nusa Penida – Day Trip to Explore Nusa Penida (Visit Angel Billabong, Broken Beach, Kelingking Beach &
    Snorkelling at GT Point & Wall Bay)
  • Dinner at Genius Café Bali

Special Information
Program may be changed/cancelled during bad weather (high tide) and unsafe conditions.

THE 1O1 Bali Oasis Sanur or similar

Day 10: Adios!

Destination: Sanur – Departure
Meals Included: Breakfast

As your magical journey in Bali comes to a close, cherish the memories you’ve created during this unforgettable adventure. Depart from your hotel in Sanur with a heart filled with joy and a spirit rejuvenated by the beauty and experiences of this tropical paradise. At the appropriate time, you will be picked up by the driver and transfer you to the airport.

Reserve Your Spot

Bali Tour


I’m solo, is there a single supplement?

Yes, the single supplement is $1,000. We can also try and room you with another single passenger if you’d like to save you some cash.

Is travel insurance required?

Travel insurance is required for the tour and must include emergency repatriation. We’re happy to provide you with a recommendation or help you book it. If you plan to include a cancel for any reason policy with the insurance, you must purchase it within 15 days of making the trip deposit. You will need to provide proof of insurance at the group meeting on day one.

I have a friend who wants to come but they aren’t vegan. Will there be non-vegan food options?

We prioritize ensuring that vegan options are the focus for all included meals. Many places will have non-vegan options but those would be available to them at an additional cost. There are also some meals that aren’t included and your friend could choose whatever they like then!

Do I need a visa to enter Bali?

Yes, for most visitors to Bali/Indonesia, a tourist visa is required for entry. You can either apply for the visa in advance or on arrival at the airport. For additional information on the visa process, click here.

What is the deadline to reserve my spot?

A non-refundable deposit (if you cancel it can be moved to another tour), is due by June 26, 2024. Final payment for the trip is due July 26, 2024.

What’s not included in the tour price?

– Round-trip international airfare
– Visa fees
– Possibly city taxes; sometimes, these are assessed at the hotels.
– Additional activities that aren’t included
– Additional meals that aren’t included
– Beer/wine/cocktails
– Gratuities
– Travel insurance

Are kids allowed on the tour?

Unfortunately, this itinerary isn’t suited for young kids. The age requirement is 16 years old and up.

Are Covid-19 or any other vaccines required?

Currently, Covid-19 vaccines aren’t required for entry to Indonesia.

For other vaccines, the CDC recommends ensuring that you’re up to date on routine vaccines and consult your doctor to assess your risk for certain diseases.

Are there things I should keep in mind before booking a trip like this?

– We visit villages and small towns on this trip, where life is more conservative than in the tourist areas. You will need to bring clothes that allow your shoulders and knees to be covered for both men & women. At some hot springs you will need to wear a t-shirt and shorts over your swimwear.
– This is an active trip with plenty of hiking, biking, and snorkeling opportunities — a good level of fitness is essential.
– Sometimes during travel days snacks and meals might be more simple than when staying at specific resorts or visiting more tourist-friendly locations.

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