Bali Alive Signature Program Series

Our premier Bali experience, refined over 15+ years of inspiring, immersive, lifelong learning programs


September 6 – 16, 2024


November 7 – 17, 2024

Spend a magical 11 days connecting with the Balinese culture through captivating excursions to temples and palaces, meaningful conversations with cultural leaders, and visits to organizations helping to address some of the island’s greatest challenges. We are thrilled to share with you many of the people, places, and activities that Bali Institute has come to truly treasure over our 15 years on the ground in Bali. This journey is sure to inspire you in ways you never imagined.


  • Join members of the Blahbatuh Royal Family for a private tour & dinner. Special opportunity to ask the family members questions about Bali’s traditional culture as well as modern-day challenges.
  • Explore Bali’s most sacred purification temple.
  • Visit the studio of a third generation traditional mask maker and learn how he brings his creations to life.
  • Dinner at a local Women’s Center where you’ll hear the founder’s story and her dream to create a space where Balinese women can support each other and learn new skills.
  • Observe a balian, or traditional Balinese healer, practicing, and learn about healers’ important role in Balinese communities.
  • Take a boat ride and snorkel in crystal clear water over one of the world’s most biodiverse array of coral reefs and marine life in the world.
  • Enjoy a special dinner with a Balinese family at their home.
  • Learn about a world-renowned coral restoration project and snorkel over the recovering reefs.
  • Try your hand at making some delicious traditional Indonesian and Balinese dishes in a cooking class.
  • Magnificent Balinese cuisine, scenery, culture, art, and history as well as rich, indigenous knowledge, energy, and traditions that Bali is widely known for.

Program Overview

Dig deep into Balinese culture during your first 5 nights near Ubud, the cultural arts capital and hub of “global transformation.” Spend your days at a stunning Balinese-owned hotel with full amenities and easy access to Ubud village. Witness this extraordinary culture and its honoring of ancient traditions at its best.  You’ll  visit remote temples with private guides, meet with visionary Balinese leaders, experience healers first-hand, and enjoy a private meeting with of one of the Royal Family princes and visit his palace.

Your journey continues to the northwest remote ocean village of Pemuteran where you will spend 3 nights staying right on the beach in a gorgeous villa resort. Considered one of the best eco-tourist sites of Bali, experiences will include visiting one of the most unique temples of Bali for an evening visit and blessing ceremony, snorkeling in some of the best spots on Bali including the coral reef restoration area and Menjangan Island, optional divine spa treatments, dining on fresh organic tropical foods and more. Attend local ceremonies as available.

A final 2 nights of renewal brings you to Sanur, a seaside town in southeast Bali made up a long stretch of gorgeous beach with calm, shallow waters.  Colorful jukung fishing boats rest on the sand and a paved path snakes along the beach for several kilometers.  Sanur is home to great restaurants, a wide variety of shops and a relaxed atmosphere.  These last days will be spent preparing for your journey home, enjoying delicious meals and shopping for souvenirs as you reflect on the memories you have created!

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About Bali Institute

Bali Institute is about shifting perspectives, one experience at a time. We believe that Bali is a living classroom with something special to share with the world beyond its shores. That’s why for more than 15 years, Bali Institute has been collaborating with extraordinary leaders, organizations, and communities in Bali to offer premier educational travel programs for all ages.

In the heart of our work is the belief that every unique experience we offer has the power for self-discovery. Bali, as a living classroom, invites you to tap into your deepest curiosities and engages you to explore the world in new ways. Bali reminds us what it means to be human and connects us to the beauty of the world.

At Bali Institute, we believe in the power of deep connections and meaningful experiences. We custom design programs to introduce you to the people, places and experiences in Bali that will excite, challenge and inspire — all while having the time of your life.

Our cross-cultural team has a genuine care for the well-being of the island’s people, culture, and environment. We are excited to share the magic of Bali by harnessing our deep roots in the community to create unique and transformative programs for learners of all ages.

Pricing & Registration

Program Price:

  • Program Fee per Participant – $2,895 (shared room)
  • Single-Occupancy Fee – $850 (added onto the program fee if you would like to be placed in a private room without a roommate)

–> If you are not traveling with someone you would like to share a room with, we will try to pair you with another solo traveler. If no one is available, single room occupancy fee may apply. Each traveler will have their own bed unless you have indicated otherwise.

–> Minimum enrollment of 6 participants for program to run.


  • 10 nights, double occupancy at beautiful Balinese accommodations
  • All breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
  • All transportation in air-conditioned buses and vans throughout the program for activities listed on the itinerary
  • Airport transfer on the start and end date of the program
  • English speaking tour guide(s) and coordination team
  • All activities listed on final program itinerary are included in the per person ground costs, including entrance fees, lectures and donations
  • Gratuities for local guides and drivers
  • Customized program booklet for all participants with itinerary, program descriptions and other useful information
  • 24/7 Medical and emergency staff support for the entire duration of the program
  • Special gifts including sarong, sash and journal
  • MORE!


  • Visa costs (if applicable)
  • Airfare
  • Trip cancellation, lost baggage, or medical insurance
  • Laundry and personal items
  • Meals not listed on itinerary
  • Optional activities outside of the program itinerary
  • International phone calls

Reserve your Spot Today — Spaces are Limited! 


–>  A nonrefundable deposit of $500 is due upon registration with the balance due no later than 90 days before your program session’s start date.

–>  Register with peace of mind: if the program must be cancelled or postponed for any reason, program fees are refundable less the initial deposit of $500. If the program is postponed to a later date, participants have the option to use deposit and program fees as credit for the rescheduled program.

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