ATJ Travel Expert Jarrod Hobson's

Top 5 Feel Good Travel Experiences in Southeast Asia

ATJ Travel Expert

Jarrod Hobson's

Top 5 Ways to Explore Bali

Muntigunung Hike

High up in the mountain villages of Muntigunung in North East Bali the people have much less privileged lives than most Balinese. By taking people on a beautiful trek we have found a way to generate income to the local families. 

Village Visit - Bulian Village Experience 

Visit the village of Bulian, which will allow you a very unique cultural experience. The drive to the village is beautiful, taking you past rice terraces and active volcanoes.

A Day with a Balinese Artist 

Bali; the name alone suggests images of rice paddies and mighty volcanoes. Besides the exotic image the island has built over the years, and it’s natural attractions Bali’s soul and character is defined by its people.

Balinese Royal Dinner with Malaika 

In a beautifully decorated setting Malaika a member of Balinese Royal Family will welcome you for a unique dinner experience at her home.

Traditional Balinese feast in North Ubud, Bali

Dewa, a gardener at the neighboring resort, lives with his wife, Jero, and their children and extended family in the artist village of Keliki in the elegant terraced foothills 20 minutes north of Ubud. Dewa has a wealth of knowledge about local customs, cuisine and agriculture and loves to share his culture with guests.

  • "I loved the Komodo islands -
    both snorkeling & diving were spectacular."

     

    —Lisa M.
    Indonesia Custom Traveler, 2017
  • "Our guide from Bali was delightful
    and knowledgeable. He gave
    suggestions but then also followed
    our lead in terms of interests."

    —Linda B.
    Indonesia Custom Traveler, 2017
  • "High energy, high intellect,
    very personable, fluent in English,
    complete knowledge of their
    territory. Among the best we have
    experienced in 85 countries on
    seven continents."

    — Walter R.
    Japan Custom Traveler, 2017
  • "On the trail at Camp Leakey,
    Merrie and I met an Orangutan
    that stopped to take a moment with us!"

    — Diane G.
    Malaysia, Indonesia, Borneo Custom Traveler, 2017
  • "Mind blowing" experience is a
    massive understatement."

    — David Q.
    Indonesia Custom Traveler, 2017
November 2017
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