Intl. Fellowship Tour to BALI – RCME

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    When:
    10th August 2017 @ 8:30 pm – 15th August 2017 @ 10:30 pm
    2017-08-10T20:30:00+05:30
    2017-08-15T22:30:00+05:30

    Welcome to RCME International Fellowship Tour

    THE BIG BALI BONANZA

    Come, let’s enjoy the picturesque & pristine beaches of Bali.
    Visit the serene temples on the Sea
    Romance in the backdrop of the lovely sunsets
    Freak out with the amazing water sports or have a Lunch besides the volcano
    Trek in the rice fields.
    Eat, drink Sing, dance, party & make merry in the company of the RCME family.

    Dates: Thursday, 10th Aug 2017 (evening) to Tuesday, 15th Aug 2017 (late evening)
    (Only 11th Aug, 2017 is a working day, from 12th to 15th Aug, 2017 are all holidays.)

    COMMITTEE:

    Rtn. K. Sreedhara Reddi, Chairman, Intl. Fellowship Tour to Bali 2017-18
    Rtn. Sai Sivakumar Raya
    Rtn. Radhika Sathayanarayana
    Rtn. Mansoor Ahmed
    Rtn. C.S. Raghuram

    Ex Officio Members:

    Rtn. B.S. Purushotham, President 2017-18
    Rtn. U. Balashanmugham, Club Admin. Director 2017-18
    Rtn. VA Ramash (VAR)

    Guidance:

    Rtn. PP. Gurmukh Kinger
    Rtn. PP. S. Shivaram
    Rtn. S. Swaminathan

    Email to Executive Committee: bali.2017@rcme.in


    About BALI, Indonesia:

    Bali is an Indonesian island located in the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east.

    Bali is Indonesia’s favorite tourist destination, known for its natural attractions, perfect climate and relaxed atmosphere. This island of flowers, temples and friendly people is considered a real gem by travelers worldwide.

    In addition to spas and archaeological attractions, surfing and scuba diving in Bali remain a principle interest for water sport enthusiasts around the world.

    From the tranquil reefs of Padang Bai in the northwest, to the breathtaking drift diving off Nusa Penida in the south, Bali is teeming with reputable dive centers. Capital is Denpasar and official currency is Indonesian Rupiah (1 INR = Approx IDR 199)

    Plan your vacation to the ‘Islands of Gods’ and explore various aspects of this major tourist hub in Indonesia in the most unique manner. Beautiful Bali never stops to charm you, as it opens its natural diverse gifts to you. It’s an amazing place to see beaches, Ocean, mountains, hills and rough coastline.

    Have a unique experience on the Bali sunset dinner cruise, enjoy Uluwatu Kecak dance and various water sports. It is an ideal destination for a peaceful vacation.


    Average temperature during the month of August:

    • TEMPERATURE 27°C 80°F
    • HIGH TEMPERATURE 31°C 88°F
    • LOW TEMPERATURE 22°C 72°F

    Excited!!
    Hurry, confirm your seats with an registration amount of Rs.15,000 per pax, ASAP
    Only 100 Seats available on a first-come first-serve basis.


    NOTE:
    Registration has been closed at 125.


    HOTEL SELECTION:

    Bali Dynasty Resort Hotel, 4.5-5 star, close to the beach at Kuta


    PRICE:

    Total package price per person:
    Twin/Triple sharing:                       INR 64,900/
    Child rate (under 12 – With Bed):  INR 60,150/
    Child rate (under 12 – W/O Bed):  INR 52,850/
    Single Room Supplement:             INR 15,190/

    (The above rates are for the first 100 Travellers only.)

    NOTE: This International Tour is open for RCME members and their immediate family only.

    OPTIONAL TOURS:

    SI. No 

    OPTIONAL SIGHTSEEING

    COST
    (Nett / Per Person)

    1

    White Water Rafting by Sobek Adventure include transfer (shuttle) and lunch

    INR 2700

    2

    Waterbom Park (3 minutes walk from Bali Dynasty)

    INR 3,000

    3

    2 Hours Spa Treatment include transfer (shuttle)

    INR 2,700

    4

    ATV Ride at Payangan include transfers (shuttle) and lunch

    Single – INR 3,350

    Tandem – INR 5,500 for 2 Pax)

    5

    Odyssey Submarine include transfers (shuttle) and lunch

    INR 6,100

    The Below Activities are Suggested to be done on Day 3, During water sport program

    6

    Deep Sea Walker

    INR 2,650

    8

    Parasailing

    INR 1,000

    9

    Jet ski

    INR 1,400

    10

    Scuba Diving   

    INR 2,500

    11

    Snorkeling

    INR 1,700

    12

    Fly fish 

    INR 1,400

    13

    Rolling donut 

    INR 1,000

     


    TOUR OPERATOR: Fly Albatross Travels & Tours Pvt. Ltd.


    PAYMENT AMOUNTS:

    Registration: Rs.15,000/ (closed)

    The Balance Full & Final Amount should be made before 10th June 2017

    Payments can be made by Cheque, NEFT, IMPS, Credit Card* or Cash
    * Credit Charges of 2% will apply.


    PAYMENT REMITTANCE:

    Please make all payments to:
    M/s Fly Albatross Travels & Tours Pvt. Ltd.
    Account # : 165150320885034
    IFS Code: TMBL0000165
    TAMILNAD MERCANTILE BANK
    Purasaiwalkam Branch

    Postal Address:
    M/s Fly Albatross Travels & Tours Pvt. Ltd.
    ‘Wood Head Centre’
    1st floor,
    #23 Siva Ganga Road,
    Nungambakkam
    Chennai 600 034.

    Landline: 044 4206 7070
    Contact:
    Mr. Manibalan – Accounts : +91 99623 15410
    Mrs. Kanchana – Accounts Manager

    NOTE: Please send the details of your payment(s) to the RCME Intl. Tour Committee by email: bali.2017@rcme.in


    CANCELLATION POLICY:

    Double
    Single 
    Child with Bed
    Child without Bed
    Package Cost including Air fare, Hotel, Food, Insurance & Misc.
     
    Rs.64,900
    Rs.80,090
    Rs.60,150
    Rs.52,850
    Cancellation Penalty
    Upto 31st May 2017
    Nil
    Nil
    Nil
    Nil
     
    Cancellation Penalty
    1st June 2017 to 20th June 2017
    Rs.15,000
    Rs.15,000
     
    Rs.15,000
    Rs.15,000
    Cancellation Penalty
    21st June 2017 to 5th July 2017
      Rs.48,825
    Rs.52,623
    Rs.47,638
    Rs.45,813
    Cancellation Penalty
    6th July 2017 to 15th July 2017
    Rs.54,850
    Rs.62,445
    Rs.52,476
    Rs.48,825
    Cancellation Penalty
    16th July 2017 to
    10th August 2017
    Rs.64,900
    Rs.80,090
    Rs.60,150
    Rs.52,850

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


    INCLUSIONS:

    • Roundtrip airfare in economy class on Singapore airlines or Malaysian Airlines or Air Asia
    • 4 Nights hotel accommodation with breakfast
    • All transfers in A/C Car on Pvt. Basis
    • Uluwatu sunset tour
    • Kintamani tour
    • 4 lunches and 4 dinners
    • 4x Indian lunch (Indian food + pouring mineral water)
    • Tanah Lot Temple Tour
    • English speaking guide
    • Health Insurance up to age 59 years
    • Visa cost for Indonesia
    • Indian Govt. Service Tax

     

    EXCLUSIONS:

    • Personal expenses
    • Any other thing which are not mentioned on the package
    • Hotel room services, viz. laundry, phone, mini bar and etc
    • Tipping Guide & Driver

     

    FLIGHT DETAILS :-

    SQ 529 10 AUG 17 MAA SIN 2315 0610 11 AUG 17
    SQ 942 11 AUG 17 SIN DPS 0925 1205 11 AUG 17
    SQ 943 15 AUG17  DPS SIN 1305 1545 15 AUG 17
    SQ 528 15 AUG 17 SIN MAA 2025 2200 15 AUG 17

                                      or

    MH 181 10 AUG 17 MAA KUL 2355 0630 11 AUG 17
    MH 715 11 AUG 17 KUL DPS 0900 1205 11 AUG 17
    MH 850 15 AUG 17 DPS KUL 1625 1925 15 AUG 17
    MH 180 15 AUG 17 KUL MAA 2130 2245 15 AUG 17

                                      or

    AK 012 10 AUG 17 MAA KUL 2345 0610 11 AUG 17
    QZ 555 11 AUG 17 KUL DPS 1040 1335 11 AUG 17
    QZ 556 15 AUG 17 DPS KUL 1605 1855 15 AUG 17
    AK 013 15 AUG 17 KUL MAA 2140 2300 15 AUG 17

     


     

    FINAL ITINERARY

    10 AUG 2017, Thursday:

    Assemble at Chennai International Airport at around 8.00 pm

    Board flight to Bali via Singapore/Kuala Lumpur

    Day 01, 11 AUG 2017, Friday:

    Arrive at Bali Airport around noon.

    Lunch at Queens of India restaurant KUTA (Indian cuisine)

    After lunch proceed to hotel Bali Dynasty and check in.

    Time for leisure and relaxation or you could enjoy activities at the Hotel.

    Dinner at BALI DYNASTY restaurant (Join Indonesian theme dinner – International cuisine)

    Overnight stay at the hotel.

    Day 02, 12 AUG 2017, Saturday:

    Kintamani & Ubud Tour

    07.00-08.00   : Breakfast at hotel.

    08.30         : Morning transfer from hotel to BATUBULAN VILLAGE to visit BATIK FACTORY to see the making of BATIK CLOTH painted.

    10.45         : Next proceed to Celuk Village which is famous for its silvers works followed by MAS VILLAGE visit  which is famous for its painters and wood carvings.

    11.45         : Proceed to TAMPAK SIRING VILLAGE to visit TIRTA EMPUL TEMPLE . A  Hindu Temple located in a valley between two hills with big springs and sacred by the local residents as a place to melt all the bad influences in the body and purifies the soul and mind. It is a place to purify our self from the bad influences in life where we can discover the traditional showers sourced from the springs at this temple.

    12.45         : Continue the tour direct to KINTAMANI VILLAGE and stop at PENELOKAN VIEW POINT to enjoy the beautiful and magnificent view of Mount and Lake BATUR.

    13.30         : Lunch at local restaurant in KINTAMANI AREA (Indonesian cuisine)

    15.00         : Afternoon, drive to Ubud through Tegalalang Rice field and followed by visit to Monkey Forest

    19.00         : Dinner at JIMBARAN BEACH (Indian cuisine)

    Overnight stay at the hotel.

    Day 03, 13 AUG 2017, Sunday:

    Beach with water sports & Uluwatu Sunset Tour

    07.00- 08.30  : Breakfast at hotel.

    09.00         : Drive to   TANJUNG BENOA BEACH for water sport activities, including 1 round of BANANA BOAT ride & visit TURTLE ISLAND by Glass bottom boat,  (Other activities optional at own cost)

    13.30         : Lunch at Indian Restaurant (Indian cuisine)

    14.45         : Proceed for half day uluwatu sunset tour and kecak dance after lunch

    19.00         : Dinner at JIMBARAN BAY BEACH RESORT – join regular dinner (Indonesian cuisine)

    Overnight stay at the hotel.

    Day 04, 14 AUG 2017, Monday:

    Free time in the morning & Tanah Lot Tour in the afternoon

    08.00-09.00   : Breakfast at hotel

    09.30         : Morning Day free for own leisure activities. The party lovers could also go on a pub hopping as per their convenience.

    13.30         : Pick up at hotel for lunch

    14.00         : Lunch at The Banjar Restaurant (Asian cuisine)

    15.15         : After lunch proceed to visit the most famous Bali island landmark of TANAH LOT TEMPLE. Tanah Lot Temple is one of Bali’s most important landmarks, famed for its unique offshore setting and sunset backdrops. An ancient Hindu shrine perched on top of an outcrop amidst constantly crashing waves; Tanah Lot Temple is simply among Bali’s not-to-be-missed icons

    20.00         : Dinner at BANGLE RESTAURANT INCLUDING DJ and belly dance (Indian & Chinese cuisine)

    Some are listed below for your ready reference
    (The following activities are purely optional and not included in the tour cost)

    • Submarine tour or additional water sports
    • Bicycle ride downhill through rice fields and rural Bali.
    • White Water Rafting.
    • A more remote larger waterfall – Dusan Kunig
    • Snorkelling
    • Water Theme Park
    • Island Hopping Tour
    • Shopping at Seminiyak
    • Balinese Spa treatments

    (Note: The cost for the optional activities will be provided by Fly Albatross shortly)

    Overnight stay at the hotel.

    Day 05, 15 AUG 2017, Tuesday:

    07.00-10.30   : Breakfast at hotel.

    Free till transfer to the airport for the respective airlines.
    Standard check out time before 12:00 hrs)

    Transfer out to Bali Denpasar Airport for departure on their respective flight to reach home.

    Arrive Chennai International Airport by late evening.


    TRAVEL ADVICE,  DOs & DONT’s

    Climate:  Although Indonesia is hot and humid throughout the year, the official wet season runs from October to April and is marked by heavy, short rain-storms after which the air is fresher. Temperatures range from 21 to 33 degrees C in the lowlands. Higher altitudes enjoy cooler conditions.

    Customs: On entry to Indonesia, each adult is allowed to bring in tax-free a maximum of two litres of alcoholic beverages and 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 grams of tobacco.

    There is no restriction on the movement of foreign currencies in and out of the country. On entry or departure, however, you may only carry a maximum of 50,000 rupiahs.

    Communications: Long-distance telephone calls within Indonesia are by direct dialing. International direct dialing (IDD) is available in all 32 provincial capitals and in more than 320 cities throughout the country. For the business traveler facsimile and telex services are available in most hotels and at service outlets.

    Sim Card:

    Telkomsel is a recommended operator.
    The cost for Sim Card is INR 475 /-, it is including 2GB internet package (mobile must have 4G service). You can call by WhatsApp with this. If you need, kindly let us know in advance or call Ms. Sudha ……..

    Currency Exchange Rate:

    INR 1 = IDR 207 (approx)

    USD 1 = IDR 13,321 (approx)

    Time Difference: 2 hours and 30 minutes ahead of India

    Electricity: 50 Hz at either 110 or 220 volts.

    Baggage Allowance: 

      Check In Baggage Cabin Baggage
    Singapore Airlines 30 Kg 7 Kg
    Malaysia Airlines 30 Kg 7 Kg
    Air Asia 20 Kg 7 Kg

     

    Essential Things to Carry:

    • Airline ticket
    • Passport ( Original + Copies of first & last page of the passport)
    • Change of clothes for a day in hand baggage
    • Carry onboard a limited quantity of liquids, aerosols and gels in containers that do not exceed the capacity of 100 ml each.
    • Personal medication and emergency medication with prescription preferably
    • Neck pillow, sleeping mask, & earplugs
    • Good walking shoes
    • Umbrella if you are used to
    • Jacket
    • Swim suits
    • Flip flops
    • Chargers, Adapter or converter for electrical appliances*
    • Camera with accessories / Selfie stick
    • Dry and Wet tissues
    • Carry bags to wrap wet clothes

    Items NOT to be carried in Carry–on Bags in the Flights:

    • Knives of any sharp kind, Types, shape or size
    • Razor Blades
    • Scissors
    • Laser Pointers
    • Hypodermic needles and Syringes
    • Tradesmen’s Tool

    Shopping:
    Seminyak, with its eclectic mix of world-class restaurants, is also a trove of designer boutiques, international surf shops and lifestyle brand outlets.

    1. Biasa Bali:Biasa Bali is easily one of the most popular Bali-based designer labels, which presents a rich collection that is meant both for ladies and men who seek easy and cool clothing and that is both fashionable and ideal for the tropics.
      Location:Jalan Raya Seminyak 36, Seminyak
      Tel: +62 (0)361 730 308
    2. Bamboo Blonde:Bamboo Blonde’s flagship store on Jalan Laksmana in Seminyak presents a colourful fashion line for young ladies, featuring both international labels and its own.
      Location: Flagship Store, Jalan Laksmana, Seminyak
      Tel: +62 (0)361 731 864

    EMERGENCY CONTACT IN BALI
    Mr. Agustinus +62 812 361 4916
    Mr. Sugita: +62 878 6223 2669

    DO’s

    • Shop around for the best money exchange rates.
    • Wear lots of sunscreen when travelling around or swimming.
    • Drink a lot of water.
    • Take care of your belongings at all times. It is better to leave your valuables in your hotel safe and wear your bag across your shoulder.
    • Avoid stepping on ceremonial offerings in the street.
    • Bargain when shopping except on fixed price tagged goods.
    • Make sure that you have personal or travel insurance that will cover any accidents.
    • Be careful when driving in Bali, keep your eyes and your mind on the road.
    • Wear a sarong and sash when visiting temples and attending ceremonies.

     DONT’S

    • Swim outside of the designated areas as undercurrents can be very strong.
    • Touch people’s heads – this is offensive to Hindus.
    • Enter a temple when menstruating.
    • Sit higher than the priest or the offerings at a ceremony.
    • Use flash cameras during ceremonies