Best Outdoor Activities to Do During a Bali Retreat
Taking a vacation to Bali means you’ll have tons of options for activities. If you’re interested in staying active during your stay while exploring the local culture, the following activities are musts on your trip to-do list. Read on for the details and to find out how you can incorporate all of these into a full-package Bali retreat:
White Water Rafting
Bali Adventure Tours offers a fun, exciting, and safe rafting experience on the amazing Ayung River in Bali that’s perfect for people of all ages.
With their computerized reception area, it’s so easy to quickly check in, grab your equipment, and get down to the river for your water rafting adventure. They’re also the only company in Bali that uses rafting equipment approved to international standards.
You’ll be led through the rapids on a 9.6 km river stretch for around two hours by professionally trained guides while enjoying the magnificent views backdrop of rice paddy terraces among the untouched rainforest and lush tropical plants.
Each tour includes a nice hot shower with clean changing rooms and towels as well as a private restaurant gourmet buffet with even more views of the beautiful Bali rice fields and mountain ranges.
Downhill Cycling Tour
Visitors to Bali rave about the magical experience on this cycling tour from Bali Eco Cycling. Great for all ages of people, this full day tour includes friendly and fun guides that take you through “the real Bali” while teaching you more about the local culture. You’ll cycle down village roads to see Balinese daily life in progress, plantations with cash crops, forest areas, rice paddy fields, and through the actual villages to see and wave hello to the locals.
There are many stops along the way that include a Balinese home, sampling of staples like local teas and coffees and tropical fruits, and a short walk to watch harvesting of rice in the villages.
If you’re interested in a more adventurous bike tour, Bali Eco Cycling also offers a half day Ubud Eco Cycling plus a massage or the full-day East Bali Adventure program. This tour is available for guests between the ages of 13 and 55 due to the more challenging terrain.
Another offering of Bali Adventure Tours, the Elephant Safari is an unforgettable experience where you can ride atop a teak wood chair on an elephant through the Taro jungle. This is the only complete elephant experience offered in the entire world, so it’s a MUST during your adventure retreat. You’ll be able to interact with, hand feed, touch, and take pictures with these amazing animals in their tropical park before learning more about them through the historical displays of the park.
The tour also includes full admission to the park, the safari ride itself, a buffet lunch, and an air-conditioned transfer back to your hotel. You’ll also be able to visit the gift shop in the park and purchase a range of elephant-themed souvenirs to take home with you and remember your one-of-a-kind experience.
Experience a Full Adventure Bali Retreat
Our Experience the Bali Adventure retreat at Blue Karma Resort combines all of these activities into one three-night package so you can stay active during your trip without the stressing of planning everything.
Plus, your Bali retreat will include a stay in our luxurious One Bedroom Suite at Blue Karma Seminyak or Ubud, a spa treatment experience for two, rice paddies walk including a fresh coconut drink and a daily buffet breakfast. It’s truly the perfect adventure for those who love activity but also want to have someone take care of all the details — and also want some pampering in the process.
To book your own adventure retreat in Bali for your vacation away, contact us today for more information and to save your spot.