2 Days Balinese Camping at Menjangan

2 Days Balinese Camping
at Menjangan

An responsible encounter of the wildlife side at a nature reserve in North Bali

WHY THIS TOUR?

Take a walk on the wild side and sleep under the stars on this two-day camping adventure on Menjangan Island. Forming part of the West Bali National Park, the secluded, 38 sq-km, tropical island sits off the coast of North Bali and is home to a wealth of wildlife, including savannahs that house the rare Javanese rusa deer. The coastline also boasts some incredible diving spots, with calm waters and coral gardens teeming with colourful life.

During this two-day adventure, we drive from our hotel in South Bali to the North, where we take a 45-minute cruise to Menjangan Island. Here, we explore temples and shrines, and kick back on the soft sand before enjoying a beach barbecue. The next day is spent diving into the underwater world at top diving spots, Mangrove Point and POS 2, before we return to North Bali for a feast of Indonesian food.

TRAIL ITINERARY

Day 1 | 2 Days Balinese Camping at Menjangan

Day 1

Departure South Bali – Menjangan                                                                           [L,D]

You are warmly welcomed by your guide and driver for this sustainable encounter in a far corner of tropical Bali. After check-out, the transfer from your resort along Bali’s tropical southern shores towards North Bali, a long yet rewarding trip when seeing something of how local life still thrives.

Before we go wild as we head to the lesser-explored side of Bali on an overnight camping adventure, we head to the jetty and board a boat for a 45-minute cruise to the secluded tropical paradise that is Menjangan Island. Officially known as Pulau Menjangan, this tropical dot in an ocean of azure-blue boasts some of the best snorkelling and diving on Bali due to its healthy coral reefs. This island, also known as Deer Island, forms part of Barat National Park and is located 8 km northwest of Bali. This uninhabited island is also home to ancient temples such as Kencana and Taman Pingit Klenting Sari that feature carved tigers.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.

After jumping ashore, we take a gentle trek to explore some temples before relaxing on the powder white shores and enjoying some refreshments. In the evening, we have some fun with a barbecue on the beach under the stars before retiring for the night in our tents. The barbecue dinner includes three small bottles of beer alongside local favourite dishes.

Overnight in Menjangan National Park

Day 2 | 2 Days Balinese Camping at Menjangan

Day 2

Menjangan – North Bali departure                                                                            [B,L]

Rise to the call of nature with a day of adventure ahead. After breakfast, we dive into the vibrant underwater world with a snorkelling session at Mangrove Point and POS 2. Here, we can discover the fascinating array of tropical marine life as our snorkelling guide leads us to beautiful coral reef gardens that house schools of colourful fishes, electric clams, scorpion fish, starfish and eels. Visitors can discover the vivid underwater world where they can dive and see the Anchor Wreck, a wooden ship that sunk during the colonial era that lies on the sea floor on the western tip of Menjangan (when time permits).

Afterwards, we board a boat for a 45-minute cruise to Banyuwedang Beach in North Bali. Upon arrival at the jetty, we can freshen up with a shower before enjoying a well-earned lunch/

Lunch is an Indonesian set menu and includes a bottle of mineral water per person.

We then drive to our hotel in North Bali, bringing to an end our overnight adventure.

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

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INCLUSIONS

  • Free Wi-Fi available in the car during transfer and tour
  • Tours and transfers with licenced English-speaking guiding services / assistance. Other languages are on request and are subject to availability
  • Accommodation in Tent
  • Transportation for tour and transfers by air-conditioned vehicle, unless otherwise stated
  • Free refillable bottle water (USD 1 of each bottle will be donated to a local water project or plastic eradication project)
  • All entrance fees for visits as mentioned in the program
  • All applicable taxes and service charges
  • All meals as indicated in the program (food only)

EXCLUSIONS

  • Personal expenses such as other meals, drinks, tips and gratuities, shopping, portage fees and optional tours/ visits, unless otherwise stated
  • Hotel accommodation in the destination of commencement
  • Any domestic / international airline tickets, airport taxes, visa fees, specific camera / video fees, additional transportation cost from and to the general pick-up / drop-off regions (such as airports, out-of-town resorts, ports, harbours and accommodation in surrounding towns)
  • Any accommodation expenses of a personal nature. This includes (compulsory festive) meals and drinks, mini-bar consumption, laundry, room service, any telephone or other communication cost not mentioned in the program
  • International travel and medical insurance coverage for customers.
  • Voluntary carbon emission compensation USD 1.50 per person per day

GOOD TO KNOW

  • In line with the program, customers are strongly advised to spend the night prior to the start of this package in Indonesia
  • We will do all possible to comply with any dietary requirements during this tour; it may not always be possible to confirm your wishes in advance based on the choice of local restaurant
  • We reserve the right to make necessary changes to the tour in case of unfavourable weather conditions or situations where we are forced to make alterations to guarantee the safety of our guests
  • Guests traveling over and during local holidays may experience longer waiting times than normal, may see certain sites being closed down, and this program may be subject to supplementary charges
  • Natural elements of any kind have a destructive effect on electronic equipment. It the customer’s own responsibility to ensure that any camera, mobile telephone or other device is properly wrapped and protected against these elements. We cannot be held responsible in any way for negligence and/or not following suggestions for any damage related to this
  • Tours and excursions often include obstacles of various kinds that may not make this excursion suitable for wheelchair users or guests with limited mobility
  • The protection of the country’s flora, fauna and its historical and cultural treasures is of immense importance for us. We will not pursue any activities that are not in line with our animal, wildlife and environment protection principles
  • Please ensure that you bring sunglasses, a hat /cap and sunblock with a high SPF factor when traveling with us. Even when it is cloudy, the sun still has an immense power
  • All mentioned times, durations and stops are based on approximations and may change due to unforeseen circumstances, weather and traffic conditions beyond our control

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