We begin our bike tour in Candidasa, tucked away on the eastern beaches, where our warmup ride explores ancient cave and carvings. From here we enjoy a ride along the eastern and northern beaches, stopping to explore ancient temple complexes, stroll along black sand beaches and enjoy nature's beauty. You'll explore villages off the beaten tourist track and relax beachfront most evenings. Our later leg, heads into the center of the island, exploring the scenic lakes tucked under towering volcanoes, visiting temples dating back to the 11th century perched on the rims of active calderas. Relax on the shore of a lake inside the volcano's crater, the swoop back down the mountainside to Ubud. It is a delightful bike tour through the land of fables and gods. Come discover paradise from the saddle. Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 - Your group will meet at Denpasar Airport, get set up with your bike for the tour, then transfer to the fishing village of Candidasa, tucked away on the eastern seaboard. We'll start your introduction to Balinese cuisine at a local seafood restaurant, where we enjoy bounty fresh from the sea..
Day 2 – We warm up with a ride into the foothills, stopping to explore Goa Gajah, the elephant cave and the rock carvings of Yeh Pulu, some of Bali's oldest. And possibly take a sidetrip to visit Tenganan, a Bali Aga village, that still follows the traditional ways. 47 mi / 75 km Day 3 - Its a short day of cycling, with some moderate climbs. You'll start along quiet side roads skirting between the ocean and Mt Lempuyang. Visit Taman Ujung, one of Bali's renowned "water palaces" and Ahmed's salt farms before reaching our hotel perched on the hillside with dramatic views of the ocean. The waters around Amed are well known to divers, with a popular local dive to see the wreck of the USS Liberty. 31 mi / 50 km
Day 4 - A leisurely day cycling the north shore of Bali, with black sand beaches tucked away in quiet coves. Visit the ancient temple complex of Pura Meduwe Karang, with its Ramayana sculptures and relief carving of a man riding a bicycle. We overnight in Lovina, a beach town whose name means "I love Indonesia". 44 mi / 71 km Day 5 - We'll shuttle up to Lake Bratan to start today's scenic ride avoiding a busy stretch of highway. Visiting the Munduk Waterfall first, then heading out by bike to explore the beautiful vistas of the Jati Luwih Rice Terraces, an area that gets featured in many photographers works. For fans of the movie Bucket List, you will pass several small shops selling Kopi Luwak. We will descend to the coast where we enjoy views of the Tanah Lot Temples sitting above the crashing waves, perhaps catching an awesome sunset, before shuttling into Ubud for the night. 53 mi / 85 km Day 6- Our bikes get the day off as we switch gear and enjoy some whitewater rafting through the deep gorges surrounding Ubud. You have the afternoon free to explore this artist's town and shop for Balinese handcrafts and art or perhaps try your hand at creating Balinese cuisine with a cooking class. We will wind down an awesome ride through paradise with a great dinner at one of our favorite restaurants. 28 mi / 46 km Day 7 - After an early breakfast we will shuttle back to Denpasar Airport for fond farewells and your flights home or onward to more adventures. Sampai Jumpa. At Your Request: Private departures can be arranged pretty much year round. March thru November is best with warm temperatures and little rain. April through October is the driest time of year, and December to February is the wettest. But even in rainy season, you can enjoy periods of dry weather. Get your wheels rolling and request your At Your Request date today. Plan a trip for your bike club or corporate incentive, contact us for more details. Lodging: Boutique Hotels, Inns & Resorts What's Included: 6 nights Accommodation in the area's better hotels (double occupancy) Meals from Dinner on Day 1 until Breakfast on Day 7, except as noted in itinerary Water, sodas or beer included at dinner Rental bike Service of bilingual Team Pedalers Guide(s) Full Van Support Sightseeing and cultural activities Airport pick up & drop off Meeting & Flights: Your group will meet at Denpasar Airport at 4 pm, then shuttle to Ubud. Fly into Denpasar (DPS) before 4 pm on Day 1 Fly out of Denpasar (DPS) after 10 am on Day 7 Note: Most flight schedules from North America arrive on the third calendar day (ie: to arrive on Aug 5th, you would depart on Aug 3rd). Route Conditions: The entire ride is on paved roads, with some stretches on narrow lanes. Traffic is moderate to light (occasional short stretches on busier roads). The route is suitable for performance road, sport road and touring bikes. Terrain is hilly, small coastal hills in the beginning, with some larger climbs in the later part while we are on the volcanoes. Visas & Travel Documents: Passports are required for all guests. Your passport should have at least 6 months validity past your intended travel dates. Visas are issued upon arrival for citizens of the USA, Canada, UK, EU, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, a 30 day visa costs US$25