Bali New Year & Total Solar Eclipse

March 2 - 11, 2016

The adventure begins with a series of rituals that few outsiders see. First, Balinese villagers invite you to join them as they complete finishing touches to their ogoh-ogoh, giant papier-maché figures of mythological demons.

During Melasti, the celebratory build up to Nyepi, “The Day of Silence,” your hosts don ceremonial dress and form a procession to the local temple, where they offer gifts to the gods. And finally, as the New Year dawns on the traditional lunar calendar, you find yourse ...Show more

Highlights

  • March 2-11, 2016
  • Witness 2 minutes and 45 seconds of totality from a specially selected island
  • Experience Balinese rituals that few outsiders get to see
  • Discover Bali asli, the real Bali: emerald hills, hidden streams in bamboo groves, exotic wildlife, and more…

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