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Charting the Indonesian Archipelago: Singapore to Bali - 2024

Singapore • 11-night small ship cruise with Pulau Lengkuas/Belitung Islands, Kumai/Kalimantan, Karimun/Kura Kura, Semarang, Madura, Probolinggo, Celukan Bawang/Lovina Beach, Benoa • Jimbaran Bay, Bali
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Singapore to Bali
    FULFILL YOUR ROBINSON CRUSOE FANTASIES ON THIS STUNNING CRUISE AROUND INDONESIA
  • Java and Bali Masthead Photo
    STRAY FROM YOUR BEACH RESORT TO DISCOVER CULTURE AND LOCAL LIFE IN NORTH LOVINA AND SINGARAJA, BALI
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Singapore to Bali - Bali Java Beach
    DISCOVER INDONESIA’S EXPANSE WITH VISITS TO VARIOUS ISLANDS, INCLUDING JAVA, BELITUNG, BORNEO, AND MADURA, TO NAME BUT A FEW
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Singapore to Bali - Trishaw Ride through Singapore
    SPEND A FULL DAY EXPLORING SINGAPORE, INCLUDING ON A TRISHAW RIDE DOWN FAMOUS BUGIS STREET
  • Optional extension to Siem Reap & Angkor Wat
    ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN EXTENSION TO SIEM REAP & ANGKOR WAT
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Ubud, Bali (PRE)

FROM $1,599 PER PERSON | 5 DAYS | $319 PER DAY

Treat yourself to a slice of heaven in Bali with Vantage. From your inland hideaway at a 5-star resort, you’ll discover the hospitality, spirituality, and lush surroundings that have made Ubud one of the most cultured towns and popular expatriate communities. Relaxation, mindfulness, and artistry underscore local life, which you’ll discover daily in cooking and painting classes, in museums, and at stunning natural settings such as the iconic Tegalalang rice terrace. We’ve compiled Ubud’s major highlights to give you the most eye-opening experience — come see why Ubud is simply magical.

Your Price Includes:

  • 4 nights’ accommodations at the Maya Ubud Resort & Spa (or similar)
  • 9 meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 3 dinners
  • 8 included features and Cultural Discoveries, including a Balinese cooking class and a painting lesson
  • All transportation while on tour
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and Program Manager
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
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DAY 1:

Fly to Bali

Today you’ll board an overnight flight to Bali.

DAY 2:

Cross the International Date Line

You’ll cross the International Date Line today and arrive in Bali on Day 3.

DAY 3:

Arrival in Ubud

You’re finally in Bali! If you purchased your airfare from Vantage, a representative will meet you at the airport and assist with the transfer to your hotel. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to acclimate; tonight, dinner is included at our stunning 5-star resort.

Included meals:

Dinner

DAY 4:

Learn the secrets of traditional Balinese food

After breakfast today, we’ll delve right into Balinese cooking with a special cooking class at Café Wayan, which opened in 1986 and went on to be featured in Elizabeth Gilbert’s now-classic memoir, Eat Pray Love. After learning to cook local specialties, we’ll eat them, of course! Next, we’ll visit a craft workshop to meet a local kite maker and a puppet master, and learn more about Bali’s rich craft traditions. We’ll return to the hotel this afternoon for more leisure time before dinner.

Included Feature:

  • Balinese cooking class at Café Wayan

Cultural Discovery:

  • Sample Balinese cuisine that you help prepare
  • Meet Balinese craftspeople at a local workshop

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch & dinner

DAY 5:

Visit the mysterious Goa Gajah elephant cave

Today, enjoy a leisurely breakfast before a captivating performance of a Barong and Keris dance, which tells a story about the fight between good and evil spirits. After lunch at a local restaurant, venture to the banks of the Elephant River, where a mysterious cave — known as the elephant cave for its proximity to the river — will welcome us into its lair with relics, ancient lore, and a stone entrance that looks like a menacing face. Legend holds that the stone faces, found throughout, are meant to ward off evil spirits. The cave’s true name is Goa Gajah, which is a significant Hindu site.

Included Feature:

  • Visit the Goa Gajah elephant cave

Cultural Discovery:

  • Traditional Barong and Keris dance performance

Included meals:

Breakfast  & lunch

DAY 6:

Explore Balinese artistic tradition with a painting lesson, then view the ARMA Museum’s collections

We’ll go deeper inside Balinese artistic tradition today with a morning painting lesson that teaches us traditional Balinese techniques. After, we’ll have lunch on our own before we begin a panoramic tour of Bali, which includes a visit to the Agung Rai Museum of Art, otherwise known as the ARMA Museum. Its collection ranges from traditional to contemporary, including classical Kamasan painting on tree bark, masterpieces by Batuan artists of the 1930s and 1940s, and the only works to be seen on the island of Bali by 19th century Javanese artist Raden Saleh Syarif Bustaman. Dinner is at our hotel tonight.

Included Feature:

  • ARMA Museum visit

Cultural Discoveries:

  • Balinese painting lesson

Included meals:

Breakfast & dinner

DAY 7:

Transfer to Jimbaran to begin your base tour

After breakfast, you’ll transfer to Jimbaran, enjoying lush sightseeing en route and even a stop at the Tegalalang rice terrace. You’ll likely recognize these staggered, verdant rice fields from photographs — this is truly an iconic Balinese experience!

Included Feature:

  • Explore the Tegalalang rice terrace

Included meals:

Breakfast
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Siem Reap & Angkor Wat (PRE)

FROM $1,499 PER PERSON | 5 DAYS | $299 PER DAY

Maximize your time in Southeast Asia with this immersive Cambodian extension that unveils dazzling Angkor Wat — one of the world’s largest temple complexes. You’ll fly to Siem Reap, the gateway city to this sprawling UNESCO-listed compound, where you’ll discover the former seat of the Khmer kingdom on a two-day exploration. Plus, get a feel for local life with visits to a local dance school and silk farm, and even learn traditional skills like palm weaving when you interact with local villagers! Don’t miss your chance to discover one of Southeast Asia’s most important temples on this compact extension filled with cultural marvels, both ancient and contemporary.

Your Price Includes:
  • Air transportation from Singapore to Siem Reap
  • 4 nights’ accommodations at the Deluxe Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort (or similar)
  • 10 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners
  • 7 included features and Cultural Discoveries, including a visit to a silk farm and dancing school, and a village walking tour
  • 2 full-day tours of the Angkor complex, including Angkor Thom and Ta Prohm
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a Vantage City Host
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
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DAYS 1-2:

Fly to Siem Reap, Cambodia

Today you’ll board an overnight flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia, crossing the International Date Line.

DAY 3:

Arrive in Siem Reap

Welcome to Siem Reap! After transferring to your elegant resort hotel (just steps away from the remarkable Angkor Wat complex), the rest of the afternoon is yours to enjoy. The resort has a spectacular pool, golf course, spa facilities, and much more. Join your fellow travelers this evening for dinner at the resort.

Included meals:

Dinner

DAY 4:

Explore Angkor Wat and visit an artisanal silk farm and dance school

After breakfast you’ll transfer to the Angkor complex for a full day of discovery. 

Standing before the cruciform terrace of Unesco-listed Angkor Wat, surrounded by a vast moat, flanked by massive colonnades, and topped by iconic spires, you cannot help but be awed by its sheer scale. The magic continues as you enter the site and see the intricate detail of its many shrines and sculptures. Its layout was meant to mimic Mount Meru, the celestial home of Hindu gods. Enjoy the morning meandering through the centuries-old terraces, pathways, and temples of this hauntingly beautiful treasure. Lunch is included in a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, get a glimpse into local life when you visit a traditional Cambodian dance school and learn the stories told through their tinkling music and graceful movements. You’ll also visit a local silkworm farm and see how these precious fabrics are produced.

This evening, enjoy a delicious dinner at our hotel with beautifully costumed, traditional dancers providing entertainment.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch & dinner

DAY 5:

Wander the ruins of Angkor Thom and Ta Prohm

Your second visit to the Angkor showcases two of the site’s most impressive ruins.

While here you’ll visit Angkor Thom and see its famous Bayon Temple. Adorned with 216 massive, smiling faces of Avalokiteshvara, a beloved manifestation of the Buddha, it is crowned with 54 towers. In atmospheric Ta Prohm, you’ll wander through a lush jungle setting where the strangler fig trees have entwined themselves into the very contours of the stone.

After lunch at a local restaurant, you’ll have the rest of the at leisure to relax at the resort or to return to Angkor Wat on your own. Enjoy dinner on your own tonight. 

Included meals:

Breakfast  & lunch

DAY 6:

Explore local village life on foot

After breakfast you’ll immerse yourself in the local lifestyle.

Siem Reap is actually a cluster of small villages set along the Siem Reap River and Tonle Sap, an important freshwater lake and river system. Today you’ll get a glimpse of the way of life that has been nourished here for centuries on a walking tour through a local village. Perhaps you’ll see newly caught fish being smoked, women making baskets from palm fronds, or monks blessing locals as they make their way to a shrine. Enjoy interacting with the locals and learn their traditional skills, such as palm leaf weaving and more. Then have lunch with your group at a neighborhood restaurant.

This afternoon is yours to relax and explore on your own. Tonight, celebrate with your travel friends at a Farewell Dinner.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch & dinner

DAY 7:

Fly to Singapore and join base tour

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Singapore, where you’ll join Day 3 of the base tour.

Included meals:

Breakfast
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Ubud, Bali (POST)

FROM $1,599 PER PERSON | 5 DAYS | $320 PER DAY

Treat yourself to a slice of heaven in Bali with Vantage. From your inland hideaway at a 5-star resort, you’ll discover the hospitality, spirituality, and lush surroundings that have made Ubud one of the most cultured towns and popular expatriate communities. Relaxation, mindfulness, and artistry underscore local life, which you’ll discover daily in cooking and painting classes, in museums, and at stunning natural settings such as the iconic Tegalalang rice terrace. We’ve compiled Ubud’s major highlights to give you the most eye-opening experience — come see why Ubud is simply magical.

Your Price Includes:

  • 4 nights’ accommodations at the Maya Ubud Resort & Spa (or similar)
  • 9 meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 3 dinners
  • 8 included features and Cultural Discoveries, including a Balinese cooking class and a painting lesson
  • All transportation while on tour
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and Program Manager
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com

 

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DAY 18:

Transfer from Jimbaran to Ubud

After breakfast, you’ll transfer from Jimbaran to Ubud, enjoying lush sightseeing en route and even a stop at the Tegalalang rice terrace. You’ll likely recognize these staggered, verdant rice fields from photographs — this is truly an iconic Balinese setting and a great way to begin your extension!

Included Feature:

  • Explore the Tegalalang rice terrace

Included meals:

Dinner

DAY 19:

Learn the secrets of traditional Balinese food

After breakfast today, we’ll delve right into Balinese cooking with a special cooking class at Café Wayan, which opened in 1986 and went on to be featured in Elizabeth Gilbert’s now-classic memoir, Eat Pray Love. After learning to cook local specialties, we’ll eat them, of course! Next, we’ll visit a craft workshop to meet a local kite maker and a puppet master, and learn more about Bali’s rich craft traditions. We’ll return to the hotel this afternoon for more leisure time before dinner.

Included Feature:

  • Balinese cooking class at Café Wayan

Cultural Discovery:

  • Sample Balinese cuisine that you help prepare
  • Meet Balinese craftspeople at a local workshop

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch & dinner

DAY 20:

Visit the mysterious Goa Gajah elephant cave

Today, enjoy a leisurely breakfast before a captivating performance of a Barong and Keris dance, which tells a story about the fight between good and evil spirits. After lunch at a local restaurant, venture to the banks of the Elephant River, where a mysterious cave — known as the elephant cave for its proximity to the river — will welcome us into its lair with relics, ancient lore, and a stone entrance that looks like a menacing face. Legend holds that the stone faces, found throughout, are meant to ward off evil spirits. The cave’s true name is Goa Gajah, which is a significant Hindu site.

Included Feature:

  • Visit the Goa Gajah elephant cave

Cultural Discovery:

  • Traditional Barong and Keris dance performance

Included meals:

Breakfast  & lunch

DAY 21:

Explore Balinese artistic tradition with a painting lesson, then view the ARMA Museum’s collections

We’ll go deeper inside Balinese artistic tradition today with a morning painting lesson that teaches us traditional Balinese techniques. After, we’ll have lunch on our own before we begin a panoramic tour of Bali, which includes a visit to the Agung Rai Museum of Art, otherwise known as the ARMA Museum. Its collection ranges from traditional to contemporary, including classical Kamasan painting on tree bark, masterpieces by Batuan artists of the 1930s and 1940s, and the only works to be seen on the island of Bali by 19th century Javanese artist Raden Saleh and Syarif Bustaman. Our Farewell Dinner is at the hotel tonight.

Included Feature:

  • ARMA Museum visit

Cultural Discovery:

  • Balinese painting lesson

Included meals:

Breakfast & dinner

DAY 22:

Fly home

Head to the Bali airport for your return flight home today.

Please note: Arrive to your destination rested and refreshed! Convenient gateway city stopover options mean you can break up longer flights easily — just ask our Flight Experts for assistance.

Included meals:

Breakfast
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Siem Reap & Angkor Wat (POST)

FROM $1,499 PER PERSON | 5 DAYS | $300 PER DAY

Maximize your time in Southeast Asia with this immersive Cambodian extension that unveils dazzling Angkor Wat — one of the world’s largest temple complexes. You’ll fly to Siem Reap, the gateway city to this sprawling UNESCO-listed compound, where you’ll discover the former seat of the Khmer kingdom on a two-day exploration. Plus, get a feel for local life with visits to a local dance school and silk farm, and even learn traditional skills such as palm weaving when you interact with local villagers. Don’t miss your chance to discover one of Southeast Asia’s most important temples on this compact extension filled with cultural marvels, both ancient and contemporary.

Your Price Includes:
  • 4 nights' accommodations at the Sofitel Angkor (or similar)
  • 10 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners
  • 7 included features and Cultural Discoveries
  • Two-day excursion to Angkor Wat
  • Village walking tour
  • All transportation while on tour
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and Adventure Leader
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
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DAY 18:

Fly from Singapore to Siem Reap

Arrive in Siem Reap today. You'll have a day completely at leisure, with dinner at the hotel tonight.

Included meals:

Dinner

DAY 19:

Tour the Angkor Wat complex, and delve into local life with visits to a dance school and silk farm

Embark on a tour of the Angkor complex today, spending half a day meandering through the centuries-old terraces, pathways, and temples of this sprawling complex. Lunch is included in a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, get a glimpse into local life during visits to a Cambodian dance school and silk farm. Then, enjoy a traditional Angkor dance performance during a sumptuous buffet dinner.

Get your camera ready: What a day for taking photos: You’ll not only get up close and personal with one of the world’s most famous monuments — where you can snap shots of the startlingly well-preserved and intricately carved bas reliefs — you’ll also get to capture the smiling faces and impressive skills of Cambodian dancers.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch & dinner

DAY 20:

Explore Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, and Ta Prohm

Get a second chance to explore the immense majesty of the Angkor Wat complex today. You’ll also have the opportunity to explore the ancient city of Angkor Thom and the Ta Prohm temple, too. Enjoy an evening at leisure with dinner on your own.

Included meals:

Breakfast  & lunch

DAY 21:

Siem Reap village walking tour

Today, travel to a rural village for a guided walking tour that sheds light on local life and will immerse you in the day-to-day goings-on here. Cultural Discovery: You’ll interact with local villagers, learning their traditional skills, such as palm leaf weaving, and more. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner, and toast to the expedition discoveries ahead. 

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch & dinner

DAY 22:

Fly home

Transfer to Siem Reap's airport for your return flight home. 

Please note: Arrive to your destination rested and refreshed! Convenient gateway city stopover options mean you can break up longer flights easily — just ask our Flight Experts for assistance.

Included meals:

Breakfast

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