Recently, the former United States President, Barrack Obama, and his family, visited Bali in Indonesia for vacation. Bali can be considered as one of the most popular tourist destination around the world. If you plan to visit the island and want to use the holiday of the Obama in Bali as you reference, then you can read further on the article.
The following list explained some of the activities during Obama’s trip to Bali that you can follow for your vacation plan.
- Day 1: on the first day, the Obamas chose Four Seasons Resort, a luxurious hotel in Bali, located in Ubud Village, as their place to stay. Ubud is the integral part of Bali’s nature and culture. The hotel is approximately 35 kilometers from Ngurah Rai International Airport, which is around 15 minutes by car from the middle of Ubud. This area is also well-known as the filming place of “Eat, Pray, Love” movie starred by Julia Roberts. The resorts offers villas surrounded by wonderful green landscape and plunge pools. The rainforest garden surrounding the hotel has over a thousand bird species, which is worth all the money. A Duplex suite has the rate starting from 7.500.000 rupiah. This resort also offer full privacy, suitable for private vacations of important figures.
- Day 2: on the second day, trekking throughout breathtaking Jatiluwih Rice Terrace located in Tabanan, Gianyar was what the Obamas did. Follow what they did, and prepare your sporting outfit to hike across the magnificent Jatiluwih Rice Terrace. To reach this place, you need to drive for an hour and fifteen minutes through Batu Luwih Kawan Road. This rice terraces complex can be considered one of the world’s most beautiful rice terraces, and approved as the World Intangible Cultural Heritages Sites by UNESCO. In this area, you can enjoy the cool and calming green ambience, far away from the hectic city life. The air is so fresh and you can feel it on your body when you breathe it. The scenery will also help you release your stress and gain more strength to face your daily routines.
- Day 3: on the third day, rafting on Ayung River in Badung area is a great idea inspired by the Obamas vacation, especially for adventure enthusiast. Prepare your swimwear or spare clothes, and be ready to get wet! Make sure to arrive before noon to avoid the extreme sunlight. Some of the recommended rafting providers are Payung Rafting, Sobek Rafting Ubud, and Bali Adventure Tours Ubud Rafting. You need to pay around 250,000 to 555.000 rupiah per person, depends on the providers and the package you choose. It includes lunch, towels, and welcome drink. You do not have to worry because there will be a professional and experienced guides with safety equipment available to ensure your adventure will be safe and sound.
The paragraph above already explain about the example of vacation plan in Bali according to the Obamas. You can follow this vacation plan or add some places and attractions based on your taste, but make sure it suits your budget planning.