Cycling Indonesia's Islands

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  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 16+ yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
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  • Starts Ubud, Indonesia
  • Ends Canggu, Indonesia
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  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date prior to 30 days of departure.
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  • Cycle through rice paddies, jungles and plantations
Starting in Ubud and ending in Canggu, the "Cycling Indonesia's Islands" trip is a guided bicycle trip that takes 13 days. You will travel through Pulau Merah, Ketapang, Ubud and 7 other destinations in Indonesia. "Cycling Indonesia's Islands" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, meals and others.

Active volcanoes tower over rice paddies and coffee plantations. Jungles fringe tropical beaches on the edge of coral-rich waters. Village and temples dot the landscape where age-old traditions are still followed today. This is the backdrop through which we cycle up to craters and down to fishing villages, along asphalt roads and rainforest trails. On two wheels we explore some of the quieter parts of the islands of Bali and Java uncovering a patchwork of sights, sounds and smells.
5 - Excellent
Based on 10 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 25 2019
5 - Excellent
Great memories of a fascinating country
“Cycling Indonesia was a brilliantly organised trip which offered a glimpse into a good cross section of Indonesian, from the quiet East Javanese beaches to the bustling cultural centre of Ubud. The countryside was wonderful and the traffic did not pose a problem as they seemed to navigate around us. The terrain was hilly but none of the climbs were extreme and all in our group made it up both volcanoes in their own time. The local people were so welcoming and friendly and our guide and his crew were equally outstanding.”
  • Anonymous
  • On May 05 2019
5 - Excellent
Beautiful trip
“I really enjoyed this trip. Wira (our guide) and the support team worked very hard and ensured it all went smoothly. I had little knowledge about Indonesia and I feel that this trip has opened a new world to me. I learned a lot about the culture, history and customs of this beautiful country and Wira contributed a lot to this. Bali is covered with temples and statues and for me it felt like an open museum. Another interesting point that caught my eyes were the architecture of the mosques in East Java. It has influences of temples and shows that the two cultures have been integrated which was very interesting to see.Everywhere we went people were very friendly and smiling and greeting us.There were some tough rides, a few nasty uphills, some very steep and rough downhills and off roads which made this trip even more interesting. Wira explained the detail of the route and what to look out for which was very helpful.The hiking up the Ijen volcano and watching how the sulphur miners work was the highlight of the trip for me. The other activities such as hot spring, snorkelling and swimming (pool and the sea) were all very enjoyable. Most hotels had a swimming pool so swimming after a hard cycling day under a hot humid condition felt like heaven! :)”
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 19 2018
5 - Excellent
“An amazing and varied cycling adventure spent with a really lovely group and a fantastic local support team. This trip is filled with cycling challenges while riding both up and downhill on various terrain, cultural stops at temples and through villages as well as well deserved downtime by beautiful beaches. Wholeheartedly recommended to the adventurous curious minded cyclist.”
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 13 2018
5 - Excellent
One of my favourite trips
“This cycling trip is up there as one of my favourites. There are some challenging sections of cycling but you are rewarded by great views as you cycle up volcanoes, through coffee plantations, past rice fields, and watch farmers harvest spices with the pungent smell of cloves as they are dried on the roadside. The mix of other activities makes the trip a real holiday adventure. Snorkelling off Mengangan Island was fantastic, with the colours and variety of fish breathtaking. We even were lucky enough to see a turtle. The.camping on the beach at Rajewesi Beach was a highlight, watching the sun set and rise over the beach was magical.Wira and his team were extremely well organised, cooked lovely food, very encouraging on the tougher sections and nothings too much trouble for them. Their love of their country is very evident.”
  • Day 1: Start Ubud
  • Day 2: Cycle through rice paddies, villages and temples
  • Day 3: Cycle to Batur Volcano; afternoon mountain bike descent
  • Day 4: Ride to Ponjok Batu Temple and Lovina coast
  • Day 5: A day cycling, monkey forests, twin lakes, Buddhist monasteries and hot springs
  • Day 6: Pedal to the harbour; snorkel around Menjangan Island; transfer to Java
  • Day 7: Cycle up the slopes of Ijen Volcano; optional sunset hike
  • Day 8: Early morning trek to the crater rim; later cycle off the volcano to Ketapang
  • Day 9: Cycle through jungle and plantations to the fishing village at Meru Betiri National Park
  • Day 10: Ride along jungle trails to the beach at Pulau Merah; free time to relax on the beach; transfer to Ketapang
  • Day 11: Transfer by ferry and bus back to Bali to Canggu
  • Day 12: Free day to relax on the beach or explore the area around Canggu and Seminyak
  • Day 13: End Canggu
  • 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches and 3 dinners
  • London flights (if booking incl. flights)Airport transfers (for flight inclusive passengers)Local bike hire
  • Accommodation
  • Any international flights to Ubud and from Canggu are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Cycling Indonesia's Islands tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Cycling Indonesia's Islands tour. You can cancel the tour up to 71 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 70 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 04 April 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 04 April 2022, a deposit of 15% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 70 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Cycling Indonesia's Islands tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Cycling Indonesia's Islands tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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