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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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Wonderful tour with reasonable price!

Had 1 full day tour with Popol on 25th of August. Highly recommended driver, air conditioned and nice car. English speaking, flexible tour, lots of interesting places! Highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Alex Z
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Wuppertal, Germany
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Wuppertal, Germany
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had 1 full day tour with Popol on 25th of August. Highly recommended driver, air conditioned and nice car. English speaking, flexible tour, lots of interesting places! Highly recommended!

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Midland, Michigan, United States
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arranged a tour via email. Everything was perfect. We did the waterfall instead of the dance. Really really enjoyed our day and our guide. We will be back one day!

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1 Thank Emily W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with Popol yesterday and he arrived on time to pick me up from my AirBnB. He was a knowledgeable guide! I learned many things from him about the Balinese culture. He spoke good English and was very accommodating with the spots I wanted to see! I did the full day Bedugul tour yesterday, and Popol was beyond wonderful... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a trip with Kadek from Bali Essential Tours in July. Originally we booked a set trip from their website but ended up customising a few elements. Kadek arrived on time and was happy to accommodate our requests on the day as things changed like the weather! We ended up having extra time and this didn't seem to be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 July 20, 2016 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 July 16, 2016

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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1 Thank Drew D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

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 July 2, 2016 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

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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