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975 USD + 249 USD REGISTRATION FEE
14 DAYS (FLEXIBLE TO YOUR REQUIREMENTS)
18 YEARS OLD ON TRIP START DATE
PMGY BALI GROUP MEDICAL TRIP
Organise your 2 week group medical trip to Bali today! Group leaders travel free and your 14 days in Bali will be fully structured, inclusive and led by our experienced team. Your base for your medical volunteer placements will be the traditional town of Tabanan. You will give back to the local community in a variety of settings including community outreach programs, a government hospital, local birth clinic and a holistic healer. You will receive an orientation into life in Bali and an introduction into Balinese culture before your medical placement begins. To compliment your volunteering, each evening we will run cultural activities such as a visit to Tabanan Royal Palace and a yoga class.
When it comes to free time outside of the project, we have arranged some adventure travel across Bali. Weekends will be full of structured travel and exploration. Your first weekend will be spent resting and relaxing on the picturesque Gili islands. Your final weekend will be exploring all the temples and ricefields Bali has to offer. We will undertake a sunrise hike up Mount Batur before exploring the vibrant town of Ubud where you will enjoy shopping, waterfalls and monkeys. Everything is included in your 2 week Bali expedition from the airport transfers and meals to accommodation, entrance fees and cultural activities.
BALI GROUP TRIP HIGHLIGHTS WITH PMGY
A FULLY STRUCTURED, MOST AFFORDABLE, SAFE & ALL INCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE
A PERFECT BLEND OF VOLUNTEER, TRAVEL, ADVENTURE & CULTURAL IMMERSION
TRIP ITINERARY, ACTIVITIES & DURATION EASILY TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS & WANTS
GAIN EXPOSURE INTO THE BALI HEALTHCARE SYSTEM IN A VARIETY OF MEDICAL SETTINGS
PMGY WILL ENSURE A TRUE AUTHENTIC BALINESE EXPERIENCE FOR YOUR GROUP
HOW IT WORKS FOR MEDICAL TRIPS
Plan My Gap Year has the expertise, experience and networks to make your Bali expedition accessible, safe and stress-free. We pride ourselves on safety management and we have risk assessment documentation for all our overseas trips including to Bali that outline how we ensure participants are kept safe while overseas.
Organising an overseas trip for your group involves lots of preparation. From flights and insurance to pre-trip training and that’s even before you’ve looked at organising the itinerary! So that’s where PMGY come in. We really do specialise in the group’s overseas expedition area providing exclusive group trips whilst accommodating large groups of students, on full board options. We guarantee to provide trusted and vetted medical project settings that provide great insight, exposure and learning opportunities for students. In addition, we will sandwich in some fantastic travel opportunities around Bali for students to enjoy on their rest days. We can organise:
FLIGHTS (PMGY ARE ATOL PROTECTED), TRAVEL INSURANCE & FULL VISA GUIDANCE
ALL-INCLUSIVE TAILORED VOLUNTEER AND/OR TRAVEL-BASED ITINERARIES
FULL PRE-DEPARTURE PREPARATION AND 24/7 INTERNATIONAL & IN-COUNTRY SUPPORT
As a social initiative, we are able to guarantee affordable prices without sacrificing the quality of our programs. We frequently have groups joining our programs as they are looking for a more affordable alternative to their existing provider. We can tailor a trip around your requirements and work with you to create your personalised group medical trip itinerary. So why not follow the PMGY ten-step journey below to making your bespoke group medical trip to Bali a reality!
TEN STEP JOURNEY & OUR SUPPORT ROLE
Step 1: Arrange a Call – Should this trip be the one for you, get in touch by email or call and one of our group expedition specialists can discuss and tailor your Bali medical trip. Alternatively, let us know the best way to reach out to you and we will do so at a time convenient to you.
Step 2: Meet & Greet – After initial contact has been made and ideas progressed, our group expedition specialist will travel to meet you and any of your colleagues in person. As a result, a face can then be put to the name, the Bali trip planning can be evolved and any initial questions can be answered.
Step 3: Information Session – Once the itinerary, duration and dates are in place for your trip to Bali, our group trip specialist will come and host an information session with all interested students and parents. We will convey all necessary content and information about the trip and hold a Q&A session after the presentation to ensure all attendees are as informed as possible before signing up.
Step 4: Confirm Trip Numbers – Once the internal deadline for registrations has passed and the trip numbers are known, PMGY will arrange the invoice procedures for the overall group deposit payment to confirm the trip go ahead. For every 10 students, 1 group spot will be provided for free! We can also arrange and provide flights and insurance options for all travellers should this be applicable.
Step 5: PMGY Pre-departure Support – Throughout the build-up to your Bali group medical trip, we will be on hand to support you whatever way possible. Whether it be through creating your bespoke trip handbook, completing risk assessments, communicating safety management procedures or providing project preparation webinars, we will have all bases covered.
Step 6: Pre-departure Session – Around 2 months before your group trip begins in Bali, we will conduct a final pre-departure session with all travellers and relevant persons. This will ensure that everything is in place before your group head overseas and the content covered will align with this accordingly. We will also distribute PMGY T-shirts to all travellers at the session!
Step 7: Before You Go – In the days before your arrival into Bali, we will be in close and regular contact with you to make sure everything is in place for your trip. This will include a range of emails and phone calls ensuring your arrival procedures are all in place, dietary requirements & medical conditions are catered for and that our ground team in Bali are well prepared for your group’s arrival.
Step 8: Enjoy the Trip! – When on the trip, our ground team will become your day to day port of call. We will touch base with them daily to make sure your trip is running smoothly. If required, we will be available 24/7 from afar. We will check in with you across the trip to see how everything is going. We know you will be in safe hands with our trusted, experienced and vetted ground teams!
Step 9: Return Home – By the time our team have dropped you safely back at Denpasar Airport, the travel blues may already be starting to kick in! We hope all travellers have had an unforgettable trip! Each trip participant will receive a certificate of completion. Furthermore, we will check in one final time with you in the days after your trip for feedback on your Bali experience.
Step 10: Future Planning – After a few weeks away from Bali and once the travel blues have well and truly settled in, it’s now time to be planning your next group medical trip with PMGY to create more magical memories! Whether it be back to Bali or to a new destination, PMGY will be on hand every step of the way again to facilitate your new adventure. Back to Step one we go!
MEDICAL PLACEMENT SETTINGS
Background – The healthcare of Indonesia must be prefaced by the physical layout of the country, consisting of more than 17,000 islands, which house 260 million people. This makes it the fourth most populous country in the world and the 14th largest country by landmass. The population offers a wide diversity of cultural, social and economic backgrounds.
Indonesia’s previous healthcare system consisted of mostly private care for the wealthy or for those in severe poverty, leaving the majority to fall in between without proper medical provisions. Subsequently, in 2016 Indonesia adopted a national healthcare system, which has now called for new methods of care. Previously, citizens were left for so long without any ability to have affordable medical assistance.
Bali is the home of PMGY in Indonesia. This land is one that still revolves very much around culture and religion. Even though healthcare has developed tremendously over the last decade, Balinese people are still deeply rooted in their customs and religious beliefs; especially regarding health. As a result, joining as a medical volunteer in Bali will open your eyes to the traditional beliefs of healing along with the evolving care of Western medicine within this region.
Our Bali medical volunteer abroad program is a learning experience for healthcare, nursing and medical students looking to pursue a career in medicine. Working in a hospital as a volunteer in Bali is a great opportunity to get close up clinical exposure and learn about healthcare systems in developing countries. In addition, as a medical volunteer in Bali, you will witness a variety of cases. This offers a fantastic contrast to what you might find in your local hospital.
Tabanan General Hospital – Bali medical volunteers will be placed at Rumah Sakit Umum Tabanan, which is a local government hospital situated in the middle of Bali. This facility consults nearly 500 patients each day, providing a range of opportunities for volunteers that join this medical experience program. For example, the departments at this hospital include: Paediatrics, Pre and Post-surgery, High Care Unit, Maternity, Intensive Cardio Care Unit and Intensive Care Unit. Across your time on the medical program, you will have the opportunity to spend time across a large number of the departments that the hospital is home to.
Holistic Healer – The local team will be able to arrange a seminar with a local healer. This will better explain how culture plays a key role in the care of each patient and how medical professionals apply care to cater to these beliefs. The seminar will be lead by a guru, focusing on meditation and holistic healing. The guru will explain how everything is connected in the body, natural healing practices and the benefits of this over more modern medicine.
Elderly Community Projects – There may also be the opportunity for a medical volunteer in Bali to provide help at local elderly community projects, working in elderly homes and village campaigns. Across Indonesia, it’s very common for members of the older generation to live with their oldest child, making elderly homes quite rare in Bali. Unfortunately, it is only those who have no family at all or are unable to afford a home, who end up in an elderly care facility. Furthermore, these elderly homes receive no input or support from other services and organisations. This makes the contribution of supporting local elderly communities invaluable from a volunteer in Bali. Other elder members of the local community will join for regular health checks at the village campaigns too, set up in community houses.
Depending on how many participants are able to help on the Bali volunteer program, there might be up to 50 elderly members attending. As a medical volunteer in Bali, you may get the chance to monitor cholesterol levels, blood pressure, glucose levels, respiratory rate and body temperature. This is also a great way to interact with the elderly and help with their social interaction in general to improve their overall well-being.
Charity for Stroke Victims – On an ad-hoc basis, PMGY Bali medical participants could have the opportunity to work alongside a local charity for stroke victims. The patients that this charity work with unfortunately cannot afford rehabilitation services through specialised therapists and centres. Additionally, these patients live in rural areas and have no access to physiotherapy and check-ups. Therefore, the charity offers basic services, free of charge, that focus on stimulating their rehabilitation process.
Our international volunteers work together with the charity’s physiotherapist to help with treatment, activity and massage therapy of one local patient in particular. Volunteers might also get the chance to perform basic health checks on the patient by checking and recording vital signs such as blood pressure, temperature and respiratory rates. Please note that this opportunity is usually available less frequently.
Local Birth Clinic – Participants who volunteer in Bali will usually get the chance to visit a holistic birth clinic in Ubud. You can learn about how their beliefs, concepts and daily activities may differ from Western medicine. During your visit, you can observe how the midwives use different techniques and holistic methods for babies and mothers, including monitoring health. If you’re lucky you may be able to experience the miracle of birth!
We have put together a sample 14 day itinerary that incorporates the ultimate group medical trip in Bali. For the reason that it provides a perfect blend of volunteering, travelling, adventure and cultural immersion. Moreover, the trip itinerary is fully structured and inclusive throughout. However, we understand each group has different objectives from an overseas trip and different criteria to meet. As a result, we can tailor the sample itinerary below into a bespoke itinerary that matches your goals and objectives for an overseas group medical expedition in Bali.
In short, we can tailor a trip around your requirements and work with you to create your personalised group trip itinerary so the students can get the most from the experience. Whether you wish to extend or shorten the duration of the trip, solely focus on volunteering, or would like to incorporate volunteering into a wider trip with travel opportunities – we can work together to create the perfect itinerary for you. Above all, we will ensure your group trip to Bali remains fully affordable, structured, safe and inclusive.
Days 1-2 - Arrival & Orientation
Welcome to Bali! Your group will arrive at Denpasar International Airport (Ngurah Rai International Airport). On arrival, you will be greeted by Ketut and Indra from the PMGY Bali team who will be easily visible in their PMGY T-Shirts.
We will then transport you by private bus to your volunteer accommodation in Tabanan. The journey takes around 90 minutes. Tabanan will be the base of your group medical trip in Bali with PMGY. You will have the chance to settle into your accommodation and enjoy your first Balinese cuisine with a freshly prepared welcome meal awaiting you.
Feeling re-energised after an evening sleep, you will have your first Balinese breakfast before beginning your orientation on day 2.
In the orientation, our local team will begin to teach you about life in Bali, do’s and don’ts, religion and the local culture. This will continue with a preview of your trip itinerary, safety advice and a presentation of all the projects we support in the community.
In the afternoon, our local coordinator will take you to see some of the famous sites around Tabanan, including the Subak Museum which incorporates collections of Balinese traditional agriculture tools as well as a visit to the traditional Tabanan night market. Finally, you will also have the chance to change money, go to the ATM and visit the supermarket.
After a full day induction to life in Bali, it’s time to reflect on your first full day in this amazing country. Tomorrow will be the start of your medical volunteering projects in Tabanan.
Days 3-5 - Tabanan General Hospital & Culture Nights
Day 3 marks the first day of your hospital volunteer placement in Bali. For the next 3 days, you will be based at the large Tabanan General Hospital. This is a local government hospital known locally as Rumah Sakit Umum Tabanan. You will head out to placement after breakfast at the Volunteer House and rotate across the departments at your leisure over the next 3 days. Placements will largely be morning based as this is when the hospitals are busier with more appointments, consultations and activities occurring. There will be the chance to return to the hospital in the afternoons, but things usually happen at a slower pace and there are fewer doctors rotating across the wards to shadow.
Depending on the size of the group, we may need to split students into smaller groups and rotate across departments daily on a more structured basis to ensure hospital departments do not become overcrowded. Such a mixed timetable will allow all students to experience all of the hospital settings available to students. The hospital itself will not provide information or training to volunteers, therefore participants will have to be dynamic and creative when interacting with the staff when asking questions, so use your free time to learn through the junior doctors. Work around any language barriers and be proactive in learning about the general day-to-day goings-on at the hospital.
In addition, the hospital staff often welcome PMGY medical volunteers to participate in any weekly staff meetings as and when they occur. Examples of things discussed in these meetings include talking about the logistics of the hospital and care-plans for individual departments. It is important to note your role is largely observational at the government hospital.
On each of your evenings in Tabanan, we will provide cultural and fun activities for you to enjoy. This will allow you to immerse yourself into the Balinese culture and lifestyle further and ensure your days remain action-packed! Examples will include a yoga class and a hot springs session.
Day 6 - Arrival into Gili Islands
After a week of volunteering and giving back to the community in Tabanan, it’s now time to spend the second week exploring and travelling what this amazing country has to offer!
Of to Gili we go! The Gili’s are a tiny group of three practically untouched palm-fringed, paradise islands just an hour and a half by boat from Bali. Each island has its own unique character. Trawangan Island is our home for the next few days! Universally known as Gili T, this is by far the most cosmopolitan, with its vibrant lifestyle and tropical chic accommodation and restaurants.
It hasn’t lost its serene atmosphere though, with no cars, motorbikes (or dogs!) and you can walk everywhere or maybe thumb a lift on a local horse and cart! There is so much you can squeeze out of your 3 days here, from some of the best snorkelling and kayaking in Indonesia to hiring a bike to cycle around the 3km long islet, stopping for picnics and swimming in the crystal clear waters en route.
It’s an early start on the morning of day 6 but it’s worth it to make the best of the weekend and be on your paradise island for 11am, ready to spend the day on the beach, on the water or on your bike. There will be a 2 hour drive from the accommodation to the harbour and then a 2 hour boat ride from the mainland to the islands meaning you will have to be ready to depart the accommodation bright and early around 7am. When you arrive at Gili T, you will have a chance to drop off your bags, collect a push-bike before heading to a local restaurant for a buffet lunch. The rest of day 8 will be yours to explore the island as you wish or simply soak up the Balinese sun on one of the islands many beaches. We will reconvene on the far side of the island for a spectacular Balinese sunset before enjoying our first evening meal on the island.
Days 7-8 - Gili T - Beach, Snorkelling, Viewpoints & Sunsets
The morning of day 7 will see you heading out to the ocean to enjoy all the underwater beauty of the Gilis. The waters around the islands are shallow, and occasional sightings of sea turtles roaming freely will be an added bonus. You’ll visit 3-4 snorkelling sites including the famous underwater statues, with a quick stop in Gili Air to grab a snack.
The snorkelling will last around 4 hours from start to finish, before returning to Gili T for a late lunch. After lunch, it’s time to explore the island a little bit more of the beaten track! Our local team will lead a short trek for the group to hike the treasure hill of Gili Trawangan. Gili Trawangan is the only island among the Gilis with a hill that you can climb up to discover a couple of great finds. Firstly, a mysterious shrine sits adjacent to a Muslim burial site, then further up is the crumbling remnants of a WWII Japanese machine-gun bunker. And upon reaching the top, you will claim your prize of a birds’ eye-view of the surrounding waters and the majestic outlines of Mount Rinjani on the neighbouring island of Lombok.
We will then settle as a group and remain on the adjacent side of the island to take in what will hopefully be a beautiful sunset and get your pictures on the famous Gili swings. There is a row of restaurants lighting up the shores of Trawangan and there is usually some fire dancers and fireworks on the sand to add to the nightly spectaculars!
We’ll not leave Gili until 3pm on the afternoon of day 8. Therefore, you’ve got the best part of the day to relax, sunbathe, snorkel, beach comb and we will squeeze in lunch for you too. As long as the weather conditions are smooth, we will expect to be back in Tabanan in the evening time just in time for dinner!
Day 9 - Holistic Healer and Local Birth Clinic
In the morning, our local team will arrange for students to enjoy a seminar with a local healer. The aim of the session is for students to understand a different perspective on Indonesian medicine. More specifically, students will learn how Indonesian culture and beliefs shape medicine, including holistic healing, herbal remedies and more traditional treatments to compare and contrast to the experience in the hospital.
After lunch, students will head to a local birth clinic for 2-3 hours. This is a chance to visualise some of the holistic and traditional beliefs we have learnt in the morning session. The midwives will explain the different techniques and holistic methods they adopt for babies and methods. You are encouraged to make the session interactive and inform the local midwives how practices in your home country differ. Please remember that the Balinese people are
welcoming you into their place of work so be open to their beliefs and culture as they will be open to yours.
In the evenings, we will continue with our social and cultural activities as we enjoy a quiz night at the accommodation.
Day 10 - Elderly Community Project & Tabanan Royal Palace
The elderly community project provides the best opportunity for students to develop some basic hands-on exposure on the medical experience. That is to say, you may get the chance to monitor cholesterol levels, blood pressure, glucose levels, respiratory rate and body temperature. With up to 50 elderly members usually attending the project, students will be able to have great interaction with every person they encounter. The projects usually take place in elderly homes or within village campaigns set up in some sort of community centre.
Our cultural activity for today will be paying a visit to Tabanan Royal Palace.
Day 11 - Charity for Stroke Victims
The aim of today is to offer our support to a local charity for stroke victims. This project is based in a more rural location that provides free rehabilitation services to those who are in need but could otherwise not afford such services. Students will spend the session engaging with the stroke victims and observing the different types of therapy that stimulate their recovery. At this project, there may be an opportunity for students to get involved in rehabilitation and physiotherapy activities under the supervision of licensed healthcare professionals.
It is important for students to realise that the Charity for Stroke Victims project runs only on an ad-hoc basis. Therefore, if your group trip medical trip dates do not coincide with the availability of this program, day 11 will see students repeat a clinical placement at an elderly community project. It is these community outreach programs as enjoyed on day 10 that offer opportunities for participants to perform basic hands-on tasks, such as taking vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, temperatures and respiratory rates.
In the evening, we will celebrate the end of our volunteering schedule with a karaoke night!
Day 12 - Temples & Rice Paddies
After an early breakfast, we drive to Gunung Kawi Temple based around the Pakerisan River North East of Ubud. It comprises 10 rock-cut Candi (shrines) that are carved into some 7-metre-high (23 ft) sheltered niches of the sheer cliff face. These funeral monuments are thought to be dedicated to King Anak Wungsu of the Udayana dynasty and his favourite queens.
On-route to Ubud we will next visit the Bali Tegalalang Rice Terrace. This area is a famous tourist attraction for beautiful rice terraces and has been designed with exquisite beauty in its hollowing rice field. It is precisely located on the hill bank showing off its spectacular panorama view of the valley with rice terrace and coconut trees that ornament it. You will see the Balinese farmers do their rice field routines complete with its system irrigation. We will have our lunch here surrounded by beautiful scenery.
The final stop of the day is Tirta Empul, a magnificent temple complex devoted to Vishnu, the Hindu God of Water, which dates back to 926 A.D. After admiring the striking temple, it’s time to put on a traditional sarong and sash, and head to the Holy Spring to take part in a blessing ceremony. Once you’ve made an offering to the Gods, you will be led into the pool by the temple priest to be blessed in the sacred waters. It’s time to get an early night after dinner as we have a very early start for the hike up Mount Batur to coordinate for an impressive sunrise at the summit!!
Day 13 - Mount Batur, Waterfalls, Ubud & Monkey Forest
Rise and shine! It’s 2am and time to depart the hostel for the trek of Mount Batur! You will arrive at the starting point of the hike in Toyabugnkah Village around 03:45 and begin the hike from here. Just after 6am you will make it to the top of Mount Batur and arrive at the conveniently named ‘Sunrise Point’ to hopefully take in a very impressive sunrise that the lack of sleep will make up for! At 7am we will continue the trek around the entire crater before beginning the descent at the finishing point around an hour later back down to Toyabungkah Village.
From the village, we will head to Tegenungan Waterfall located in the sacred river of Petanu River. This is a really fun waterfall to visit in Bali and there are many steps to go down to the river if you would like to see the waterfall closer.
For the afternoon, we will head into Ubud where you will have free time to navigate all the hustle and bustle Ubud centre represents. Whether you want to pick up souvenirs at the local markets, grab some coffee from the huge range of cafes or take in some of the ancient sites; the rest of the morning is completely free for you to explore.
We will also pay a visit to some monkeys! The Ubud Monkey Forest is a nature reserve and Hindu temple complex. Its official name is the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and as its name suggest you are sure to encounter many monkeys across the afternoon!
We will have dinner in Ubud and you will have the evening to soak up the atmosphere in the centre of town.
Day 14 - Kuta & Hometime
Sadly, all good things must come to an end as we head to the coastal city of Kuta. Located on the west coast of Bali, Kuta is situated within close proximity of the airport for departure.
It is a popular beach town and will allow you to relax and reflect on a fantastic two weeks in Bali. In addition, there are plenty of options to pick up some last-minute souvenirs from the range of shops and stalls available to browse. Furthermore, it will provide a convenient transit gateway for our team to transfer you back to Denpasar International Airport in good time for your return flight home. It’s been a great two weeks!
ACCOMMODATION - HOTELS
During your group trip to Bali, you will predominantly stay in hotel-style accommodation. All accommodation is comfortable, secure and vetted. The first hotel is located in Tabanan, where your medical placement settings are located. You will be based in secure and vetted accommodation in a peaceful part of town.
Each room is provided with fans, bed linen and mosquito nets and will fit up to 8 people per room (same-sex). Group leaders will have their own separate rooms. There are communal areas for students to relax and play games in. There is also a kitchen with a refrigerator to store any items you need to keep chilled.
You will have cupboard space to store clothes and accessories; we encourage you to bring some small padlocks/store any valuables with the local team. We will transport you via private transport to and from your project every day.
FANS, MOSQUITO NETS & BEDDING ALL PROVIDED
LOCAL LAUNDRY SERVICES AVAILABLE & WESTERN STYLE BATHROOM FACILITIES PROVIDED
ROOMS ARE SINGLE-SEX & GROUP LEADERS ARE PROVIDED WITH THEIR OWN ROOMS
Bathrooms are shared. Each bathroom has a shower and western style toilet. The water is cold but this shouldn’t be a problem as Bali is hot and humid all year round! A member of our local team will also live at the accommodation as well as an on-sight overnight security guard. This ensures you have round the clock support and security.
During the travelling aspect of the trip, you will stay in our partner hotels and occasional hostel in the various places we will visit. This will include 2 nights in the Gili Islands & the town of Ubud and 1 night near Mount Batur. You will share a room with fellow students and this will usually be up to six people per room (same-sex). All rooms will be fanned and have western bathrooms. The rooms are basic but very clean and comfortable. Group leaders will again be provided with their own rooms.
PEOPLE PER ROOM
SINGLE SEX ROOMS
WESTERN BATHROOM FACILITIES
NEAREST ATM & SHOPS
You will be served three meals per day during your group medical trip to Bali. Meals will be provided at the accommodation in Tabanan under a set menu format. When travelling across Bali in the second week, there will be either buffet options or set menu options to choose from at local restaurants. Most meals are traditional Indonesian dishes that can be typically quite spicy (although the spice can be toned down and adjusted according to the general consensus of the group).
EXPERIENCE THE UNIQUE TASTES OF TRADITIONAL INDONESIAN CUISINE
WESTERN DISHES WILL BE OCCASSIONALLY PROVIDED ACROSS THE TRIP ITINERARY
VEGETARIAN OPTIONS ARE ALWAYS AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE TRIP
Balinese cuisine consists of a lot of rice and the meat is mainly fish or chicken. Like the food of other regions in Indonesia, Balinese food is rice as the central dish served with small portions of pungent vegetables. All meals will be freshly-prepared each day and the occasional western meal will also be added in. It’s best to avoid tap water in Bali. Bottled water is available everywhere.
Here is an example of the meals you can expect:
* Please note our local team will do their best to cater for all dietary requirements. Any dietary requirements will be requested by the PMGY team in advance of your group trip arrival into Bali. Such details will be forwarded to the local team, but it is a good idea for the relevant staff/student to re-iterate any dietary requirements to the local team on arrival into the country.
* These fees apply to each individual student.
In order to confirm your group trip to Bali with PMGY, you need to pay a trip deposit fee of 249 USD for each student. The remaining Program Fee of 975 USD per each student is then due no less than 60 days prior to your Bali trip start date. During this period if you need to make a change to your trip (destination, itinerary or trip numbers) then we will aim to facilitate this without any administration fees. Furthermore, we are happy to facilitate an instalment payment option should this be more beneficial for your group.
Payments can be made via bank transfer and PMGY will create and send the invoices and payment receipt details once the trip numbers are confirmed. Alternatively, we can establish payment links directly through our website using all major debit and credit cards. We will outline instructions to make payment in our email communication with you. Please note credit card payments are subject to a 3% additional fee to cover the bank charges that PMGY incur.
GROUP LEADERS TRAVEL FREE FOR EVERY 10 STUDENTS THAT SIGN UP
THE TOTAL FEE FOR EACH STUDENT IS GREAT VALUE, TRANSPARENT AND FULLY INCLUSIVE
ONLY A SMALL TRIP DEPOSIT FEE PER STUDENT IS REQUIRED TO MAKE YOUR TRIP HAPPEN
The prices are based on group numbers of 20+ and do not include flights or insurance (these can be arranged separately through PMGY). For every 10 participants, we are able to provide 1 free spot for the staff or academic leaders. Consequently, no trip deposit fee or Program Fee will be required for each staff or academic leader participant on the trip.
Included in the Fees – 2 x pre-departure briefing sessions, financial protection, airport transfers, private transportation across Bali and to/from project, transfers to/from Gili Islands, 3 meals a day, all accommodation, volunteer placements, medical donations, travel activities including all applicable entrance fees, cultural activities, 24/7 International & Balinese based support, extensive pre-departure support opportunities, PMGY Bali t-shirt and an International Certificate of Completion. (Group leaders will receive all of these inclusions complimentary).
MEALS (BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER)
AIRPORT TRANSFERS (24 HOURS)
PRIVATE TRANSPORT THROUGHOUT
TRAVEL ACTIVITIES & ENTRANCE FEES
PMGY BALI T-SHIRT
24 HOUR IN-COUNTRY SUPPORT
24 HOUR EMERGENCY SUPPORT
PMGY GROUP SPECIALIST CONTACT
PRE-DEPARTURE SUPPORT MEETINGS
100% FINANCIAL PROTECTION
REGULAR PROGRAM INSPECTION
FREE GROUP LEADER SPOTS
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
FLIGHTS TO DENPASAR