Explore Bali in a vintage convertible VW Beetle
Cruise the Indonesian archipelago on a luxury yacht
Snorkel and scuba dive at W Reef, searching for pygmy seahorses
Trek through the Nihi Oka valley, then relax with spa treatments
Picnic, swim, learn to cook and meet the locals on Sumba Island
Curated by Kieran
Day 1 Arrival
You’ll be met at the airport in Bali and privately transferred to your accommodation in Ubud.
The rest of your day will be spent at your leisure.
Day 2 Ubud
Today you’ll have time to relax at the resort before being escorted for lunch at a famous local restaurant.
The rest of the day will be spent at your leisure.
Your Lightfoot Travel Designer will be able to recommend activities that suit your needs prior to your trip.
Day 3 Bali Excursion In A Vintage VW Beetle
This morning you’ll be picked up by your guide in a vintage style VW Beetle for your day tour of central Bali.
Your first stop will be the rarely-visited stone relief of Yeh Pulu, which is over 900 years old and depicts scenes of everyday life. You’ll then drive through the beautiful valley of Gunung Kawi and to the slopes of Mount Batur, Bali’s most active volcano.
After lunch, you’ll travel through small villages to the Holy springs of Sebatu. You’ll then return to your hotel, stopping at the village of Perkedui on the way.
Day 4 Bike Tour
Enjoy a cycling tour of Ubud, cruising past untouched rice terraces and villages dotted with traditional houses and temples. You’ll pause to meet the friendly locals, take photos and learn about the local culture.
You’ll enjoy lunch before returning to your hotel.
Day 5 Bali - Labuan Bajo - ALEXA Private Cruise
This morning you’ll fly to Labuan Bajo where your luxury yacht awaits.
The afternoon will be free for you to spend at leisure; enjoy a snorkel, an introductory dive within the beautiful waters off the island, or head to the spa.
You’ll then depart to Pink Beach for a stunning sunset over the Komodo Island hills and a gourmet meal.
Day 6 Pink Beach - Toro Longkoi
Discover Pink Beach which gets its name and colour from crushed red coral blended with sugar-soft white sand. Go trekking in search of the legendary Komodo Dragon, walk along paths where the native wildlife is in abundance, and return to ALEXA for lunch.
The afternoon will be spent at your leisure.
Day 7 Toro Longkoi - Komodo
Visit one of the dive sites ‘Manta Point’, located in the south west of Komodo, where you can swim or dive surrounded by Manta Rays. This area is also home to large numbers of fish including tuna, napoleon, wrasse and barracuda.
After lunch, you’ll change locations for a dive with turtles, great and black-tail barracuda and Manta Rays, before a spot of beach-combing, snorkelling, or simply enjoying the spa.
Day 8 Padar Island
Padar Island is the third largest island in Komodo National Park, famous for its stretches of deserted white beaches. Here, you can scuba dive at W Reef and go wakeboarding.
In the evening you’ll enjoy a beach barbeque and a spot of star-gazing.
Day 9 Padar Island - Siaba Island
Alexa will sail towards Rinca Island, home to the Komodo Dragon and to Tengha Island, which is great for diving and snorkelling.
In the afternoon you’ll reach Siaba Island, which is surrounded by secluded bays, boasts spectacular underwater coral gardens, and is the perfect viewpoint for a final sunset over the Komodo Islands.
Day 12 Coconut Grove Trekking
Head on a trek through the surrounding palm tree forest and past traditional Sumba villages. When you reach Pantai Rua there’ll be time for a fresh coconut and relaxing swim.
In the evening, take part in a private yoga lesson on an open-air platform with 360 degree views.
Day 13 Half Day Spa Safari
Embark on a half day spa safari, journeying across Sumba’s dramatic west coast to the secluded Nihi Oka valley.
Enjoy a bush-cooked breakfast served in a tree house before being escorted to the spa for treatments amidst uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean and rice paddy fields.
Day 14 Half Day Spearfishing
Head out with your expert guides for a lesson in spearfishing and some time in the water searching for prey.
The afternoon will be spent at your leisure. You'll have our list of recommendations and your private guides on hand, and Lightfoot Travel can also arrange a number of excursions. Your Travel Designer will be able to recommend activities that suit your needs prior to your trip.
Day 15 Matayangu – The ‘Blue’ Waterfall Trekking
This morning, head on a trek through the Indonesian National Park forest to the blue lagoon at the base of the waterfall.
After a picnic lunch and an afternoon of relaxing and swimming, you’ll explore the resort’s organic garden and learn about local herbs and spices. You’ll also learn how to cook some of Nihiwatu’s signature Indonesian dishes.
Day 16 Nihiwatu
Today will be spent at your leisure to enjoy your surroundings. Activities here can include guided tours to the national park, hilltop hikes, horse riding, mountain biking, jet skiing, wake boarding, or simply relaxing on the beach with a book in one hand and a cocktail in the other.
Day 17 Nihiwatu - Yogyakarta
Today you’ll fly to Yogyakarta.
Upon arrival, you’ll be escorted to the Prambanan complex, a set of temples built in the middle of the 9th century, about 50 years after the construction of Borobudur. After exploring the complex you’ll be driven to your hotel.
Day 18 Borobudur Sunrise Tour
Witness the sun rising at Borobudur. As the mist lifts, the sun scales the surrounding volcanoes and terraced fields, and highlights the stone reliefs and many faces of Buddha.
Return to your hotel for breakfast and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.
Day 19 Menoreh Hills Trekking
Go on a private walk through the rugged limestone hills that tower behind Amanjiwo. You’ll stop at a local house for a cup of sweet fragrant tea before returning to your hotel to spend the rest of your day at leisure.
Day 20 Departure
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.