This trek takes you through Taro, one of the oldest Hindu Villages in Central Bali dating back some 3000-4000 years. Taro is steeped in tradition and culture where rural life is seen as unchanged for a thousand years. The isolated village boasts the oldest Temple structure on the island of Bali and is also home to the famed Sacred White Cows that are rare to the island. Wander through a Bamboo Forest and see the timeless routine of planting and harvesting rice from the endless stretches of emerald green Rice Paddy fields unfolding before you. The trek guides will introduce you to the flora and fauna throughout the tour, including King and Queen Palm trees, ferns, wild orchids, hanging liana and a variety of birds such as the Java Kingfisher, Black Bali Starling and even squirrels! En route agricultural plantations of coffee, coconut, and palm can be seen, as well as tropical fruits such as salak, durian, jackfruit, papaya, oranges, mandarin, mangoes, mangostene, you will also have the opportunity to sample spices such as cinnamon, ginger, and turmeric direct from their natural source. Lunch will be served in the safari inspired coconut and teak wood open-air restaurant overlooking the bathing lake of the Elephant Safari Park before a return drive south through the unspoiled Balinese countryside.
If you’re looking for adventure mixed with a touch of relaxation and self-reflection, then you should join in on this wonderful 4-day trip to Ras Shitan. On this amazing adventure, you will go hiking, meditation, and stargazing. So, don’t miss out on this chance to discover yourself and make some new friends!
From Hanoi, you will trek across northwest Vietnam and witness local communities with their unique cultures, the deep valleys covered by terraced fields and the breathtaking mountain scenery.
This adventure trip takes you to the most untouched part of the mountainous area in the northwest of Vietnam. You will go further than others and stay overnight in a remote but beautiful village of the Red Dao minority, in a comfortable riverside lodge with its own bridge, terrace and private rooms. The trek comes with one night at the Topas Ecolodge situated on a beautiful hilltop deep in the mountains of Hoang Lien National Park approximately 45 minutes outside Sapa town. Next up is two nights aboard a traditional junk to discover some of the quietest parts of Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay with a harmonious combination of comfortable cruising and fun activities, paddling among the dramatic karst formations, floating houses and deserted sandy beaches. The 7-day adventure enables you to enjoy unique experiences in northern Vietnam and it can be operated year-round except late December, January and February when it’s too cold in Sapa area.
This 7-day adventure tour is designed with a great combination of activities, local life experience and natural wonders in northern Vietnam. The tour will first take you to the scenic valley of Mai Chau for cycling the remote parts of the valley. Then venture into Pu Luong Nature Reserve for a 3-day trek before heading to Halong Bay for a 2-night stay on a traditional styled boat for cruising and kayaking.