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Address: Nusa Dua, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 818 0555 8534
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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My name is Kadek Poneil, I am a native Balinese person and speak fluent...

My name is Kadek Poneil, I am a native Balinese person and speak fluent English, our business is called Bali Essential Tours we have been operating for 15 years. We can carry a group up to 25 people at one time for tours to anywhere in Bali including special and well known attractions to see and experience the real Bali culture. For tours we pickup and return to Hotel.

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Kintamani tour was excellent

My husband and I booked the kintamani tour and we had Kadek as our guide. We had an absolute blast with him and would definitely recommend this tour. Our favourite parts of this... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I booked the kintamani tour and we had Kadek as our guide. We had an absolute blast with him and would definitely recommend this tour. Our favourite parts of this tour was the waterfall (which we customised instead of the dance) and Ubud monkey forest. Both are must sees! Thank you Kadek for your hospitality and for... More 

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Gdansk, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked Adi from Bali Essential Tours three times. All three trips were great even though weather wasn't perfect. Adi not only safely delivered us to all destinations, but was invaluable source of information about each attraction. He is very proud of being Baliniese and told us a lot about the culture, traditions and various rituals practiced in Bali. He... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived in Bali without having done a lot of planning, and contacted Bali Essential Tours 36 hours before my desired tours based largely on the reviews here. They were right on the money. Prompt response, easy to deal with, and a great price! It was less for an 8 hour day than for what the hotel arranged for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Far from your usual tour guides, these guys are fun, fluent in english and obviously enjoy doing what they do. Team members are extremely knowledgeable, professional and accommodating, our driver even brought along a baby seat for our youngest and we could design the day around our needs with the children. We booked Bali Essential Tours for 2 full day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous day with Bali Essential Tours, with Adi as our driver and knowledgable tour guide. We had a whole day on the Kintamani tour that we customised a little to suit us better. We had a wonderful overview of Bali, both in the landscape and culture. We booked via email and the reply was quite prompt and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Organised this tour via the Bali Essential web site. The prompt and informative response by management set the tone for a great day. Asta was the driver assigned to us and he promptly collected us from our hotel at 8.30am. His knowledge of the local sites and his cultural awareness of his community was most appreciated by both my wife... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you very much to Asta our tour guide/spiritual director/ historian/ restaurant guide ... and he also drives :)

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a full day tour with Bali Essential tours and they were great. Pick up on time and very friendly driver who had made an itinerary for us. Our driver was knowledgeable and very accommodating of our toddler, he provided a car seat for us to use and even let us explore a bit on our own while he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a day tour with Bali Essential Tours with 2 young children - always a bit risky! But our driver, Asta, made the day a success. He checked with us to see what kind of things we wanted to see, then took us to each. We went to the Balinese dancing (we'd probably give that a miss in future),... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We did the Kintamani tour with Kadek . Very good driver , well informed and lovely to interact with . We customised it to suit our interests . The Balinese dance can be avoided . At 10 dollars a head , it's not great value . 45 minute performance . The waterfall is nice . Take your swimsuit along .... More 

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