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GaiaTree Yoga Teacher Training Retreat
29 juli - 20 augustus 2009: Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Omdat dit programma in Engels wordt gegeven, is de hiervolgende informatie niet vertaald. Mocht je behoefte hebben aan Nederlandse uitleg, neem dan conatct met ons op via email .

Bali’s International Airport is located in Denpasar. 2-way airport transfer between Ngurah Rai International, Bali's major airport in Denpasar, and Ananda Cottages will be provided.
Should you be staying somewhere else on Bali before or after the teacher training retreat, we will arrange your transfer to/from Ananda Cottages from/to any other location on the island.

At the time of writing, Indonesia’s regulations with regard to visas, limit tourist visas to 30 days. A visa fee of US$ 25 is payable upon entry to Bali for citizens of 52 countries (including the Netherlands and most European countries); however make your own inquiries about the visa requirements applicable to your nationality, as some passports are not permitted a visa on entry and visa must be organized at your embassy prior to departure. The Visa-On-Arrival (VOA) is non-extendable in any circumstances. If you plan to stay longer than 30 days, you can apply at the Indonesian Embassy in your country - well in advance - for and Extended Tourist Visa, which grants you a maximum length of stay of 60 (sixty) days and cannot be extended / transferred.

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Due to the frequent changes in Indonesia’s regulations, we recommend you to contact the embassy of Indonesia in your own country for the most up-to-date information about visas for your own nationality.

Furthermore, you must possess a valid passport, with a remaining validity of at least six months from the date of your return flight from Bali. Please check the expiration date on your passport well in advance.

More information on visa and general travel to Indonesia can be found on the Bali Spirit website ( in the Travel Bali section.

Depending on your country of departure, there will be a different choice of airlines available to fly into Bali.
From the Netherlands and from many other European countries, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and KLM offer reliable services to Bali at reasonable fares. Be advised that because of the summer holidays, it will be peak season for traveling from Europe to Bali and early booking is highly recommended to ensure you a seat at affordable price.

You are responsible for arranging your own travel insurance and we highly recommend you to have a good one!

If you have any questions related to visas or assistance in finding air travel, please contact us via email.

Staying longer in Bali

We would also recommend you to plan for a little longer stay on Bali than the 22-days teacher training retreat. Bali is 8 hours ahead of GMT time (UK time), which means it will take you some time to adjust to the time difference and to fully recover from the long hull flight. Plan if possible to arrive a few days earlier than the beginning of the teacher training retreat and to leave a couple of days after completion of the program.

Bali is also a magnificent holiday island, catering for every budget and for any taste!

You will find great beaches, luxurious spas, hikes and treks for all level of difficulty, bike tours, horse rides, world-class surf, diving and snorkeling, holy temples, never ending shopping, art and cultural events, amazing cuisine... or just peace and quite.

Bali is easy to travel and extremely well organized for tourism. We will be happy to recommend you on places to visit or to stay, just let us know what you’re looking for...