Yolo: Bangkok to Bali Adventure (ATBG)
Countries Visited: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences Simple and clean hotels, guesthouses and hostels chosen for location and character Affordable public and private transport for maximum cultural interaction Plenty of optional activities tailored to your interests and budget
Trip Style: Yolo - You're only young once, but you can be young-at-heart forever. That's the ethos that powers our Yolo trips; fast-paced and affordable trips designed with the 18-to-thirtysomething traveller in mind. Explore the world by day, stay up all night and do it all again somewhere new the next day with a collection of new best friends you'll want to keep in touch with for the rest of your life. You only live once. Make it count.
Service Level: Basic
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 16, avg 10.
Meals Included: 26 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Eat your way through a street food crawl in Bangkok, explore Khao Sok National Park, connect with locals during a scenic homestay, time to see Singapore your way, trek along the Ancestor Trail to Mt Bromo, visit Git Git waterfall, chill out in scenic Gili T
Take in a uniquely scenic side of Southeast Asia with this tour that brings you through the best of Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the neighbouring city-state of Singapore. Explore the chaos of Bangkok and Jakarta, relax on picturesque beaches, and set foot in the lush terrain of this stunning part of the world. While there's plenty of chances to keep the excitement up, you'll also get lots of free time to sit back and enjoy a different pace of life.
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|Day 1||Bangkok||Day 1 Bangkok|
The city has so many options for sightseeing, those who arrive early will have plenty to fill the day. The best way to get around Bangkok is by water taxi, as the streets are often crowded with traffic. From the Chao Phraya River, enjoy an excellent view of the vast metropolis. Consider taking a longtail boat to explore the canals of Bangkok-the life that goes on along these canals seems like a different world. Visit Wat Pho, home of the reclining Buddha and consider getting a traditional Thai massage here at the school in the temple. If not at Wat Pho, be sure to get a massage at one of the many spas near the hotel. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Surat Thani||Day 2 Bangkok/Surat Thani (1B)|
Opt to visit Wat Po, home of the giant reclining Buddha, or arrange a longtail boat to explore the canals of Bangkok. Enjoy some free time ahead of boarding the sleeper train to Surat Thani, the gateway to the south. Included Activities: Street Food Crawl Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (12.00-13.00 hours)
|Day 3||Khao Sok||Day 3 Surat Thani/Khao Sok (1B)|
Khao Sok is a diverse area of natural beauty, a perfect place for people who want to hike and get out there in nature or those that just want to chill out in a hammock by the riverside watching monkeys take their afternoon bath. Transport: Local bus (3.50 hour(s))
|Day 4||Koh Samui||Day 4 Khao Sok/Koh Samui|
Lying off of Thailand's east coast in the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Samui offers everything you could possibly want in a tropical retreat: white-sand beaches, coconut palms, fresh seafood and warm, clear waters. Transport: Local bus (3.50 hour(s)) Local bus (1.00 hour(s)) Ferry (2.00 hour(s))
|Day 5||Koh Samui||Day 5 Koh Samui (1B, 1L)|
Take a day trip to scenic Ang Thong Marine Park. Take in the views and opt to snorkel if the tide is right. Included Activities: Ang Thong Marine Park Island Hopping Tour
|Day 6||George Town||Day 6 Koh Samui/George Town (1B)|
Gear up for a long day of travel. Ferry back to the mainland and continue by private vehicle to cross the border into Malaysia and on to George Town, Penang, the "Pearl of the Orient". Included Activities: Border Crossing (Thailand - Malaysia) Transport: Ferry (3.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s))
|Day 7||George Town||Day 7 George Town|
Full day in Penang.
|Day 8||Chenderoh Lake||Day 8 George Town/Chenderoh Lake (1D)|
Travel to a local island homestay in the middle of a scenic lake. Spend the evening connecting with the locals and taking in the scenery. Included Activities: Chenderoh Lake Homestay Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours)
|Day 9||Cameron Highlands||Day 9 Chenderoh Lake/Cameron Highlands (1B)|
Continue to the Cameron Highlands. Take a walk along one of the many well marked trails, visit the tea plantations or just relax and enjoy the cooler temperatures! Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours)
|Day 10||Kuala Lumpur||Day 10 Cameron Highlands/Kuala Lumpur|
Enjoy ample time to see the citys impressive architecture and experience the fascinating cultural mix that gives this city such a uniquely cosmopolitan feel. Transport: Local bus (3.00-4.00 hours, 205km)
|Day 11||Kuala Lumpur||Day 11 Kuala Lumpur|
Enjoy a full day in Kuala Lumpur to explore. Just outside of town, to the north, are the famous Batu Caves and the Orang Asli Museum. The evening is best spent at the night market sampling the different cuisine, some of the best in South East Asia. Bargain hunt among the stalls of Chinatowns night market and dont forget to visit to the Petronas Towers, the tallest twin towers in the world.
|Day 12||Melaka||Day 12 Kuala Lumpur/Melaka|
Visit the old port town of Melaka, wander the narrow streets and absorb the atmosphere of this historically important town. The streets of Chinatown are lined with Peranakan (Straits Chinese) shophouses offering their traditional cuisine, Nyonya. There are temples, churches and mosques, museums and forts to explore. Transport: Local bus (3.00 hour(s))
|Day 13||Singapore||Day 13 Melaka/Singapore|
In the morning cross the Straits of Johore and onto the island of Singapore. Tonight opt to visit the world famous night safari, take in a harbour cruise around Boat Quay or sample some mouth watering local food at one of the many hawker street stands. Wander the streets of Little India and Chinatown for a great way to see the old parts of the city. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Malaysia - Singapore) Transport: Local bus (4.00-5.00 hours)
|Day 14||Jakarta||Day 14 Singapore/Jakarta (1B)|
There may be some travellers leaving the tour in Singapore and others joining in Jakarta. Transport: Plane (4.00 hour(s))
|Day 15||Cianjur||Day 15 Jakarta/Cianjur (1B)|
Venture to Cianjur via Bogor, visit the floating villages, and opt to visit a tea plantation. Experience local life by spending the night at a homestay. Additional Notes: Experience local life by spending the night at a homestay. The homestay is located on the outer ring of Cianjur, and accommodation is multi-share. Transport: Private Vehicle (3.50 hour(s))
|Day 16||Bandung||Day 16 Cianjur/Bandung (1B)|
Depart the homestay and travel to the sprawling city of Bandung, Indonesias third largest city. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
|Day 17||Yogyakarta||Day 17 Bandung/Yogyakarta (1B)|
Travel from Bandung to Yogyakarta on a scenic train journey. Transport: Train (7.00 hour(s))
|Days 18-19||Yogyakarta||Days 18-19 Yogyakarta|
Spend free time visiting local sights such as the Buddhist Borobudur temple complex, Javanese temples, or Mt Merapi.
|Day 20||Ngadas||Day 20 Yogyakarta/Ngadas (1B, 1D)|
Begin the day with the train journey to Malang. On arrival in Malang, transfer to a private vehicle for about an hour to reach Ngadas. Upon arrival in the village, meet your hosts and settle into the homestay. In the evening, enjoy a dinner of local fare before gathering at the home of one of the community leaders to learn more about the regions customs and history. Included Activities: Ngadas Homestay Transport: Local train (7.00-8.00 hours) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 21||Bromo||Day 21 Desa Ngadas/Bromo (1B, 1L)|
After an early breakfast, say good bye to your hosts and explore more of the village on an included walk. Then begin the trek along the Ancestor Trail to Mt Bromo, led by a local guide trained through a G Adventures-supported capacity building program. Opt to hike to the volcanos crater before continuing to the hotel. Included Activities: Mount Bromo Crater Walk Ancestor Trail Trek Village Walk
|Day 22||Red Island||Day 22 Bromo/Red Island (1B)|
A pre-dawn trek across the "sea of sand" to watch the sunrise over the crater's rim is a must, popular with both tourists and the local Buddhist Tenggerese, who can be seen giving offerings of food to receive blessings from the Supreme God Hyang Widi Wasa. Included Activities: Sunrise Walk to Mount Bromo Viewpoint Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s))
|Day 23||Red Island||Day 23 Red Island (1B)|
Enjoy a surf lesson in the morning, then use free time to explore the nearby fishing village, do some more surfing or chill out in a hammock. Included Activities: Surfing Lesson
|Day 24||Pemuteran||Day 24 Red Island/Pemuteran (1B)|
Head to Bali and the beach with time to relax or explore the national park. Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours) Ferry (0.75 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 25||Pemuteran||Day 25 Pemuteran (1B)|
Chill out in Bali. Opt to take a snorkelling or diving trip to Menjangan Island.
|Day 26||Kuta||Day 26 Pemuteran/Kuta (1B)|
Todays drive is a journey, highlighting the spectacular natural diversity and intense cultural wealth that makes Bali such a sought after destination. Our journey takes us across the island of Bali, through the rich tropical jungle, passing by idyllic terraced rice fields, and quaint scenes of local village life. We then arrive at our overnight destination - popular Kuta beach. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-5.50 hours)
|Day 27||Kuta||Day 27 Kuta (1B)|
Spend a free day in Kuta. Opt to take a surf lesson, explore the shops, chill out on the beach, or head to one of the nearby towns.
|Day 28||Kubutambahan||Day 28 Kuta/Kubutambahan (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Travel to Kubutambahan, enjoying beautiful scenery along the way, and stop for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Bali Community Training Lunch Program en route. Settle in to the charming guesthouse for the evening. Included Activities: Bali Community Training Lunch Program Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s), 45km) Private Vehicle (1.75 hour(s), 58km)
|Day 29||Kubutambahan||Day 29 Kubutambahan (1B, 1D)|
Try your hand at Balinese cuisine with an included cooking lesson. Opt to trek around the village, visit a waterfall or swim in a natural spring, or check out a nearby dragon fruit farm. Included Activities: Cooking Demonstration and Meal
|Day 30||Ubud||Day 30 Kubutambahan/Ubud (1B)|
Enjoy a morning at leisure to explore or relax. Later, travel to cultural Ubud, visiting the picturesque Gitgit waterfall en route. Included Activities: Gitgit Waterfall Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s), 27km) Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 63km)
|Day 31||Ubud||Day 31 Ubud (1B)|
Check out the monkey forest before exploring more of Ubud with free time. Opt to take a yoga class, get a massage, or visit the numerous temples, rice paddies, and markets. In the evening, opt to take in a traditional Kecak dance performance. Included Activities: Monkey Forest Visit
|Day 32||Gili Trawangan||Day 32 Ubud/Gili Trawangan (1B)|
Transfer to Padang Bai and catch a fast boat to the laid-back island of Gili Trawangan. Beautiful Gili T is home to clear waters and an assortment of beachfront bars, and - best of all - the island doesnt allow motorized vehicles. Ride in a traditional cidomo (horse-drawn cart) to your accommodation and enjoy the rest of the day to explore. Transport: Private Vehicle (1.25 hour(s), 40km) Boat (2.00 hour(s), 60km)
|Day 33||Gili Trawangan||Day 33 Gili Trawangan (1B)|
Spend another day in paradise. Chill out at a cafE, rent a bike and cruise around, or just kick back and relax on the beach. This evening, enjoy a final night out with the group.
|Day 34||Gili Trawangan||Day 34 Gili Trawangan (1B)|
Want to take the hassle out of getting back to Balis Book the Bali Express post-tour Extra. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book. Additional Notes: Add the "Bali Express: Gili Trawangan to Kuta" to your adventure and make your way back to Bali with the guidance of a CEO. This nifty post-tour Extra includes a fast boat and land transfer to get you back to Kuta. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book. Included Activities: Departure Day
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