Secrets of Bali: a Transformational Journey

    Enter an Enchanted World of Sacred Traditions and Self-Discovery Guided by Mother Earth.

    Join Cindy Almond & Isabella Meduri

    June 18-26th, 2022


    Experience the tropical wonderland of Bali, long a beacon to travellers in search of uncovering their spiritual side. Start your journey inward with a traditional offering given at Hindu temples in Ubud before immersing yourself in nine days of rejuvenating activities, healthy food, and captivating sights. 

    From daily yoga practices to traditional Balinese healing ceremonies to stops at serene beaches in Pemuteran and Sanur, you will be entranced by Bali’s natural calming spirit that continues to lure people from all over the world seeking a deeper connection.

    Day 1 ~ UBUD
    Arrive at any time. Your arrival transfer is included. This evening, meet your retreat leaders and the group for a welcome meeting. Take this opportunity to set your intention for the trip ahead.

    Day 2 ~ UBUD 
    Enjoy an early morning Hatha yoga class before a healthy breakfast. Participate in a day exploring the spiritual side of Bali in depth, including visits to Hindu temples Tirta Empul where you will take a holy bath to purify yourself, and Gunung Kawi, the ancient funeral monument of the Balinese Kings. Stop for lunch at with locals at the Bali Community Program.  Before departing, create an offering called Canang. This offering in Balinese culture is brought to the temples as a means to seek permission from the gods to enter.

    Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch 

    Day 3 ~ UBUD
    Enjoy an early morning Hatha yoga class before a healthy breakfast. Visit an organic farm accompanied by a chef who will explain the ingredients used in Balinese cuisine, then get your hands dirty and enjoy the ritual of preparing a typical Balinese meal in a traditional Balinese kitchen. Learn various techniques and get to know the equipment.  In the afternoon, experience a unique sensory sound healing meditation.

    Meals included:  Breakfast | Lunch 

    Depart for Pemuteran via Tabanan, where you will stop at a traditional Balinese house compound and experience a traditional healing ceremony. Learn about typical Balinese life including how to write in the Balinese alphabet, then enjoy a family-style regional lunch. Continue to Pemuteran and enjoy a free afternoon.

    Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch 

    Day 5 ~ PEMUTERAN
    Begin the day breathing through a special Balinese Healing Yoga session followed by a healthy breakfast. Afterwards, drive to the pier for a short boat ride to Menjangan Island for a day of snorkeling over magnificent underwater vistas. Return to hotel with the rest of the day to spend at your leisure.

    Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch 

    Depart for Sanur. Along the way your first stop will be Munduk, perhaps Bali's most beautiful waterfall. Next visit Ulundanu Temple, a Balinese Hindu Temple located in the Candi Kuning highland countryside. Continue to Jatiluwih to begin a cycling trip through rice fields. On arrival in Sanur relax with a cold drink by the ocean.

    Meals included:  Breakfast 

    Day 7 ~ SANUR
    Start the day with a morning yoga session in view of the ocean waves. This afternoon you can choose to participate an in-depth Balinese dance class or try your hand at a Balinese massage by taking an informative course. For dinner, opt to experience a traditional Balinese culinary experience and enjoy a beautiful among a stunning view.

    Meals included:  Breakfast 

    Day 8 ~ SANUR
    Participate in a powerful sunrise ceremony and meditation. Afterwards enjoy breakfast and the unique experience of doing anti-gravity yoga in a local family’s backyard.  Spend your afternoon exploring this beach town or relax under a palm tree.  In the evening, gather on the beach with your group for a sunset paint night and cocktails.

    Meals included: Breakfast 

    Day 9 ~ SANUR
    Wake up and gather on the beach for a sunrise fire ceremony. Enjoy a healthy breakfast before participating in a gratitude closing circle with your group in honoring our time in Bali. 

    Depart at any time after noon.

    Meals included:  Breakfast 

    Summary of what's included?

    * Arrival transfer to your hotel in Ubud
    * Eight night shared accommodations 
    * Four yoga classes
    * Two sunrise ceremonies
    * Organic farm visit and Balinese cooking class 
    * Three temple visits
    * Two healing ceremonies
    * Hike to Munduk waterfall
    * Cycling through the Jatiluwih rice terrace
    * Snorkeling Menjangan Island
    * Sunset paint night on the beach
    * Transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    * Eight breakfasts and four lunches

    What’s not included?

    * Departure transfer to the airport
    * Alcohol
    * Meals not specified in the itinerary
    * Optional activities
    * Flights
    * Travel and medical insurance