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Essence of Bali Dmc

Our leading DMC in Indonesia / Bali

Essence of Bali Dmc is part of the Group Essence of The world DMC’S with offices in: Bali & Jakarta Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Myanmar ,Japan,  China and Madagascar

We are specialized in creative Incentive travel, conferences, tailor-made trips for individuals and groups, soft adventure trips. We work exclusively in the B to B market with professionals of the tourism sector. Contact with local people is at the core of our philosophy of travel.

The head office is in Bali, and we haven operational offices in all 5 destinations: • Sri lanka: Colombo • Myanmar: Yangon • Indonesia: Bali, Bandung, Jogjakarta, • China: Beijing • Japan Tokyo .Madagascar: Antananarivo

If you look for unique ideas and very creative programs we are the right team that you look that has the right passion to work for your clients with quality & right service.

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Local DMC in Bali - Top Destination Management Company in Bali 

Bali Island Of The Gods Even today, there is magic about Bali.

The longer one stays on the island, the more one is impressed by the many exquisite sights and the scores of talented and charming people one encounters. All the tourist hype aside, Bali truly is exceptional. The island of Bali indeed presents a modern paradox – an ancient, traditional society that is still incredibly alive and vital.

While the basic conservatism of the Balinese has enabled them to preserve many of their past achievements, it has never hindered the acceptance of new and innovative elements, whether home–grown or foreign. First and foremost, Bali is extraordinarily blessed by nature. Lying within a narrow band of the tropics where the wet and dry seasons fall roughly into balance – providing both adequate rainfall and long periods of sunshine – the island’s soils, topography and water resources are all remarkably well suited to human habitation. As a result, Bali has been civilized since very early times.

This is also the only island in inner Indonesia that has enjoyed centuries of more or less uninterrupted cultural continuity. While other traditional states in the region suffered major disruptions due to Islamization and Dutch colonization, Bali was isolated, left to go her own way. As a result, this is the only area of Indonesia that remains “Hindu today – retaining elements of the great fusion of indigenous and Indian cultures which took place over a thousand years ago.

When Bali was finally colonized by the Dutch, at the turn of this century, the European invaders were so fascinated by what they found here that concerted effort was made to preserve and foster the island’s traditional culture. Balinese society remains strong and vital, because it promotes the family and communal values. This is indeed the key – a self – strengthening system in which religion, custom and art combine with age old child rearing techniques and deeply entrenched village institutions to produce an exceptionally well integrated society. Feelings of alienation from parents and peers, so common now in the West, are rare in Bali.

Children are carried everywhere until they are at least three months old, held at all times in the warm, protective embrace of family, friends and neighbours. Elaborate rituals are performed at frequent intervals to ensure their well-being. Every aspect of village life is organized to the next degree. The individual’s rights and responsibilities within the community being carefully defined by a strong tradition.

Bali is a truly unique destination

General Information’s :

Currency and banking The local currency is the Indonesian rupiah ('Rp' or 'IDR'). There are Rp100, Rp500, and Rp1,000 coins and Rp1,000, Rp5,000, Rp10,000, Rp20,000, Rp50,000, and Rp100,000 paper notes. Compare the exchange rates on offer before changing money at money changers or banks. Although banks may offer an added measure of professionalism and security, it's not uncommon for money changers to offer better rates.


Balinese show respect by dressing neatly and modestly. Very informal dress can be considered offensive and is prohibited when visiting government offices or temples. Given the tropical climate, it is best to bring suitably light clothing. If you plan to spend any time in the mountains, however, it would also be wise to bring some warmer clothing; it can get somewhat cool at night at the higher elevations. Be aware that it is customary to take off one's shoes before entering someone's house.

Customs : 

Indonesian law forbids visitors from bringing weapons, illegal drugs, or pornography into the country. Penalties can be severe and include death for weapons or drugs. You may bring a maximum of two liters of alcohol, 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars or 100 grams of tobacco, and a reasonable amount of perfume with you. Visitors must surrender a signed customs declaration in order to clear customs inspection upon arrival. The export of certain products -- such as tortoise shell, crocodile skin, and ivory -- is prohibited. Weights and measures Indonesia uses the metric system of measurement.

Electricity : 

In Bali is 220 volts, 50 cycles. Plugs have two round prongs. (Same as mainland Europe) Adapters and converters, should they be required, are usually available in major hotels.

Office hours and holidays : 

Most offices are open from 0800 to 1700, Monday through Friday. Banks, as in most parts of the world, close at 1500 on weekdays and remain closed on weekends. The major holidays of Islam, Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism are all officially recognized in Bali and Indonesia as a whole, and offices will be closed on these days.

Driving :

is on the left side of the road. A variety of cars -- with and without drivers -- and motorcycles are widely available for hire in Bali. The majority of cars have manual 'stick-shift' transmissions. Traffic regulations are widely ignored, so driving yourself may prove stressful unless you're used to wild road conditions, consider hiring a driver along with your car. International Driving Permits are recognized in Bali.

Visa regulations:  

Your passport must be valid for at least six months from your date of arrival or you may be denied admission. If arriving on a tourist visa, you must also show proof of onward journey in the form of a return or through ticket. Due to occasional changes in immigration policy, it is strongly advised to check with the nearest Indonesian Embassy.

We handle : Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Events, Group tours , Individual clients, Weddings , Private villa rentals and more .

Some of our Creative, Innovative and Coordination services include:

Accommodation and Venue planning: A varied and wide selection of Private Hideaways, International 5-star Chain Resorts, Exclusive Villas and Boutique  Hotels.

Unique incentive programmes and ideas (that nobody did before)

VIP Express Immigration and Customs clearances .

Exclusive Meet & Greet Arrival Airport Services including Balinese dancers

Private Police escorts and road blocks

Transfers & Transportation (Domestic - Land/Air and Sea) transportation), Unique Transfers in Classic or conventional vehicles.

Conference Assistance, Support and Logistics.

Pre- and post-Event tours to exotic Bali and the other parts of Indonesia such as : Komodo, Sulawesi, Java, Sumatra. •Production/Design/Set Up .

Advice, Planning, Operation and provision of services for all Off site/Outside catering requirements, exotic Themed Parties and more

A Preplanning Support Service with Group co-coordinator, preparation of personal programs, brochures or photographic and video marketing  

Advance information package teasers, assistance and information on customs and immigration procedure for conferences in Bali.

Planning and Operation of Tours and Outings, with a variety of Team Building and special events ideas, innovative and fun

Entertainment - Local, Cultural, International and Original.

Corporate identity items such as Signage, Flags, Banners, Ice Carvings, personal group programs, or Room gifts with corporate imaging fireworks

Video and/or Photographic Documentation of your event or program in DVD format, as archive of the proceedings, or as gift for the participants.

Unique Destination Experiences, we get you behind the scenes and into places no other visitor goes.

ESSENCE OF BALI DMC: Is part of Essence of Indonesia Dmc and we have branch offices throughout indonesia :Jakarta, Bandung, Jogjakarta, Sulawesi.

When you want to build stronger relationships with a business partner, make a client feel truly special, offer an unforgettable reward to a top achiever, or give your employees the royal treatment… What better than to bring them to unparalleled lands of the Gods, of mysticism and majesty, of history, geography and culture. Indonesia (especially Bali) brought alive with magic and splendour through the special incentive programs of Essence Of Bali.

Programs born out of creativity and experience at Essence of Bali Dmc, and an intuitive understanding of how to make every aspect of the tour out of the ordinary. Imagine a program that takes your client with Old VW Cars up to a remote rice field of Bali to do some rice planting, or visit an ancient and well known and protected temple on an elephant, swaying to the sound of beating drums. Having lunch in gardens overlooking a majestic temple which is accompanied by the sweet music of a Gamelan. Where thousands of oil lanterns light up your event at night in a local Balinese village.

Where the secrets of the spa and Balinese massage reveal the beauty of Bali. A program which finally reveals what it means to be on top of the world on a flight over the Mount Batur. And that’s only the beginning of all that Essence of Bali Dmc has to offer in terms of incentive programs. Other exclusives include special royal welcomes for your clients, the choicest travel arrangements, luxurious accommodation, gala theme evenings, entertaining cultural shows and natural-inspiring excursions.

Combine this with the way in which Essence of Bali excels in working closely with planners, ensuring minutely detailed proposals, full brochure support on hotels and sites, swift response time, and meticulous planning of everything from pre-departure teasers to detailed menus, and you know why we have gladdened the hearts and minds of planners and clients alike from all over the globe.

Essence of Bali : Welcome

Selamat Datang (welcome). And that’s how Essence of Bali treats every guest, starting with a special welcome on their first arrival that brings to life this mystical and magical Island. A welcome that follows them to every place they go and at every hotel they check-in to. Specially prepared information kits and unique welcome pillow gifts are just a few other ways to get their journey off to a special start.

Essence of Bali : Accommodation

In every Essence of Bali incentive program, accommodation is planned to be the best that your money can buy. So your client could be staying at an old palace or in a magnificent luxury resort, considered to be among the finest in the world. Welcomed in traditional splendour, accompanied by banners, kits and exclusively designed gifts, your client will arrive to find all hotel formalities completed, and a special desk at their service for you only .

Essence of Bali : Transport

At Essence Of Bali, we use only the finest luxury air-conditioned cars and coaches throughout our tours. Name the vehicle you want your client to ride, and it will be ready at the doorstep like : Harleys, Jeeps, Old Volkswagen or simply a nice transfer in a local scooter. You name it.

Essence of Bali : Escorts managers

All our incentive programs include the services of an experienced multi-lingual incentive tour manager from arrival till departure. An escort who knows much more than just the destination, its history and significance. A professional armed with all the experience needed to understand what the client needs and how to ensure it.

Essence of Bali : Memories

Essence of Bali, goes to great lengths to ensure that your client’s trip is memorable in more ways than one. From gifting commemorative pictures of guests, to planning special interest tours such as a cocktail drink on a private and exclusive cliff overlooking the ocean or a unique Royal dinner with the king of Bali or even organizing handicraft demonstrations or local village interaction visits. everything is based on good memories that we will give you.

Events and Themes :

At Essence of Bali, we rejoice in giving your guests a true taste of the exotic places they are visiting. We greet them with welcome ceremonies they cannot experience anywhere else in the world. We treat them to lunches and dinners, rich in mouth-watering culinary delicacies served in unparalleled settings. From royal themes to modern day fantasies, every location is set in a unique theme adding a special flavor to the event with great ideas for any request.

Essence of Bali : Think green

( responsable tourism) We strongly believe that local people and the nature must be preserved at all times and therefore we work together with the local community to ensure that the local people will benefit from it. Local schools are helped, local nature preservation projects are ensured of our assistance during our incentives so that the future generation will be able to have a green Bali with responsable Incentives .

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When it comes to conference management, there is no magic formula. Every event is unique and so is our approach.We are able to support your organization in a number of different ways. Among our many services, included are:

•Preparation of the master checklist : there are many steps to get the event right. We will run you through the list to make sure nothing is left out.

•Venue & Site selection : from analyzing a city or venue's capacity to hold your meeting to site inspections and venue contracting, we have the experience to know what fits you best.

•Total Logistics Management for the event : from ground transport, railways, airlines, to movement of supplies and exhibition material, our team understands the complexities of total logistic management.

•Exhibitions, Audio Visual Equipment, Banners, Signage and Props : From dazzling stage design and signages to state of the art audio-visual systems, we have a team to support your every branding related need.

•Conference Dailies, Delegate Kits : we can also assist you in printing Conference dailies and preparation of the delegate kits.

•Secretariat Services, Business Centre : we can provide a complete in-house secretariat center during the conference as well as establish a comprehensive business center during the show.

•Preferred hotel and dining options : from hosting your event in luxury and super deluxe hotels to budget hotels, we will help you make the right choice, every time in Bali or elsewhere in Indonesia.

•Airport and Venue Hospitality : to facilitate the delegate movement and to ensure the smooth management of the conference, we can set up a hospitality desk at airports, and the venue.

•Special events and companion programs : from the traditional grandeur of a palace, to the simplicity of a Balinese village or the modern elegance of a black tie dinner, we will create the most memorable events for you. Our special companion programs will ensure that they leave with nothing less than the fondest memories.

•Specialisized Support Services : we know that it takes much more than a great venue and state of the art facilities to ensure the success of your event. That's why we dedicate an experienced conference consultant to exclusively look into your needs right from the start.

•Pre and Post Event Tours : from pleasure trips to technical visits or tours on the business circuit, we are adept at organising a wide range of programs as pre- and post-conference tours.

•Assuring safety and security : the safety of your delegates and the venue are always important. Our team will assess every aspect of safety and security to ensure a hassle-free event

•Interpretation and translation services : we have a panel of professional interpreters in all major languages to assist the international delegates.

•We give you ideas (how to greening your event) What a better place than to have your meeting or conference than in Bali.

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Example trips in Indonesia / Bali

Ancient Bali and Its People

1 day

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Go fishing with a Balinese Sailboat

1/2 day

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Rafting in Bali

1/2 day

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Contact our representative

ITALY office / Controvento Tourism Representations / Mrs Simona Bonetti

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Contact the local DMC

Essence of Bali Dmc

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