Bali is revered as one of the spiritual capitals of the world, but what a lot of people miss is the warmth, devotion and history on the rest of island, writes Michael Healy on recent trip there with Khiri Travel.
In the mountain village of Senaru on Lombok Island there is a CBT project that benefits female tour guides who lead a walking tour of the panoramic vistas of volcanoes, rice terraces and waterfalls with visits to see the authentic Sasak tribal culture.
Khiri Travel Indonesia, in addition to Lombok, Yogyakarta and Flores, has now opened a branch office in Bali, a world-renowned tropical island and travel mecca for those seeking the exotic.
We hike to the summit of an active volcano at Mount Batur. Located in northern Bali, Khiri’s local guide will collect all guests from their accommodation before dawn and drive to the starting point of the trek inside a giant caldera containing a crater lake. At first the ascent is quite steep to reach the […]