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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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Great tours and great drivers.

We booked airport pick up and drop off as well as a day tour, and a transfer from Seminyak accommodation to Ubud accommodation, all prior to the trip by email. Kadek was very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2016
CandMAdelaide
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We booked airport pick up and drop off as well as a day tour, and a transfer from Seminyak accommodation to Ubud accommodation, all prior to the trip by email. Kadek was very helpful and easy to book via email. For all these trips, the drivers were friendly, courteous, and considering the traffic in Bali were always on time. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Easy to organise via whatsapp. Kadek was very quick with his responses. We spent the day with Asta. Great guy and great driver. Very knowledgeable. His English was great! Thank you.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

My girlfriend and I contacted Kadek, around three months before making it to Bali. His replies were quick and the reservations were done in a really efficient manner. In our two weeks in Bali we hired the services of Bali Essential Tours a total of four times, and we think we could not have had better value for money to... More 

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Coogee, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I spent the day with Katut, by far the most experience, knowledgable tour guide we have ever had, he has a degree in history and actually is,was a teacher of English to local school kids, he made us feel so comfortable throughout the whole day, took us to the local markets and was so helpful.. such a... More 

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1 Thank cheekymiller
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Reserved a tour as a couple in October. Reservation process was extremely efficient. Easy communication via E-Mail. Our driver picked us up from our hotel in Nusa Dua, since this is where the company is also located. As previously stated by others, he honestly told us about the different entry prices of the different events (e.g. monkey forest). From our... More 

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We got Adi as our driver. We just had the most pleasurable drive to Ubud. He was so knowledgeable about the various places. We have young children so he altered our tour to suit their needs.

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2 Thank Akanksha K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Not only they adapted to my schedule (pick up and drop off time) but they organized the tour around my interests. Adi, my guide, was more knowledgeable than expected. I had a crash course on Bali history, religion and culture. And they're a lot cheaper that the competition. A no brainer!

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is our second time with this tour company and nothing has changed. It's like a friend showing you around. Our first tour this time was with two other couples on their first trip to Bali. Kadek is an excellent and fun guide. took all of us to the usual places, Traditional Balinese Dancing, Waterfall, Elephant riding, excellent choice of... More 

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1 Thank Chris A
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59 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

HELLO AGAIN ... This year we decided to visit Bali .Normalmente in all our travels we rent a car and we go discover The country ourselves .... We never had any problems and we have made many trips to various corners of the world, this time we think in doing the same thing but We could not because in Bali... More 

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Wuppertal, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 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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