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We had a wonderful trip with our driver Asta. In only one day we got to see lots of beautiful... read more

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shira e
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Bali bespoke day trip

Emailed a few tour operators looking for a next day custom tour for two people. Kadek from Bali... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Greg B
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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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“day tour” (47 reviews)
“monkey forest” (41 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Nusa Dua, Indonesia
+62 818-0555-8534

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a wonderful trip with our driver Asta. In only one day we got to see lots of beautiful places in Bali. Asta was very friendly and taught us many things about the balinese culture and even accompanied us to the a temple where...More

Thank shira e
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Emailed a few tour operators looking for a next day custom tour for two people. Kadek from Bali Essential Tours was first to respond so got the gig. Our driver, Asta was great. (Asta la vista baby). Took us to the places we wanted to...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the Kintamani Tour for Sunday, October 8. Our driver Adi arrived on time at our hotel. He drove safely and brought us to Ubud, the Monkey Forest, Tegallalang, Gunung Kawi, Goa Gajah, and Tegenungan Waterfall. We appreciated the modification of the tour according...More

Thank MattKoeppl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot recommend Bali Essential Tours enough. We contacted them last minute after we had already arrived in Nusa Dua. We managed to arrange a trip within 48 hours, which included a couple of essential visits that my wife and I wanted to see, plus...More

Thank Ross L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience with Adi. Always on time. Friendly and helpful. Suggestions were great and made the most of a short trip to Bali! Thanks guys!

Thank 9estelles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked Kadek whilst still in the UK several weeks prior to our honeymoon. Kadek was in regular contact through What’s App regarding meeting times etc. He picked us up from our hotel on time and was immediately friendly and welcoming. Kadek’s English is remarkable...More

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used Bali Essential Tours to hire a driver for the day after reading great reviews on TripAdvisor, the communication between myself and Kadek Poneil was excellent and he was able to accommodate all our needs for the day. He turned up on time and...More

2  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kadek was a top driver and tour organiser. I booked him by email before leaving Melbourne and he was straight onto it. Efficient and professional. He tailored an itinerary that suited our young family and everything was fantastic. He even deviated from the plan when...More

2  Thank jcmc29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a one day tour, and we enjoyed a lot with Asta. He is native from Bali and speaks a fluent english. He gave us very interesting explanations about the island and their culture, and came with us to visit several temples to make...More

1  Thank dudu_navarro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I left an email for Kadek asking him for advice on a tour and he responded within a few hours with an itinerary specifically designed base on my request. He communicate flawlessly through email and we set up the driver/tour for a few days later....More

Thank Tom S
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Dnz A
15 October 2016|
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Response from EvieLee3 | Reviewed this property |
We gave him a call from our hotel and booked immediately.
Renal D
25 August 2016|
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Response from Nagham N | Reviewed this property |
If you check their website all the details will be there and the cost and you can change the itinerary to suit you they are very flexible if you email him he will answer too with details kadek_poneil(at)yahoo
22 March 2016|
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Response from sundeepparija | Reviewed this property |
Speak to Kadek at Bali Essentials. He will love to guide you. Or better still drop him a mail.