Traveler Reviews of Private Tours in Bali-Indonesia by Tour Guide Ketut A. (Guide #17858)


Lisandra Reid

United States
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Tour: 6 Days Bali Exploration, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Date: Nov 23/19

Ketut was our driver when in Bali for 6 days for 3 girls. He made our trip to Bali everything that we wanted and didn't know we needed. He was amazing, not only was he prompt in reply and adjusting to our needs, but he was very informative about their culture and everyday life. He was very knowledge and an excellent driver. We told him some sights that we would like to go to and Ketut took it form there and planned accordingly .

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Lisa and friends, Thank you so much for touring with me. Enjoyed having you and showing you around. Americans are already like my extended family. Hope to serve you again oneday. Spread the words that I am here at toursbylocals. Sincerely, Ketut A.

Nicole Frey

United States
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Tour: 4 Days Bali Adventure & Sightseeing, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Date: Nov 16/19

Ketut quickly became so much more than a guide, in 4 days he grew to become our friend. As two lady Americans with a crazy list of places we wanted to see, we were impressed with his flexibility, thoughtfulness, and insight. Stating the Balinese "drive with their hearts," we were sometimes anxious with traffic, but Ketut kept us on time and on schedule. If you're looking for an experienced guide with a sense of humor and relaxed personality, I cannot more strongly recommend Ketut.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Nicole, Thank you so much for the rating. I am flattered. Thank you for being a friend too..and expecting maybe becomes extended family. Can't wait for your next visit. Warmest hello to the lady next to you, Maria. All the best, Ketut A.

Martin Roman

Czech Republic
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Tour: 2 Days Ubud and Surrounding, Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Date: Oct 24/19

Ketut A. was truly an amazing guide! We enjoyed of our time with him. He showed us gorgeous places and had a deep knowledge about the culture in Bali. I would give him 10/10.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Martin & Natalie Thank you so much for the review. I enjoyed being with you too. Would love to serve you again one day. All the best for you and family. Ketut.

Mats Persson

Sweden
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Tour: #594142, Instamag Bali Private Tour, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Sep 17/19

Excellent tour by Ketut. He has good knowledge and is very happy to share his knowledge of Bali and the places we visited. We had a great time and i would surely like to visit More places under Ketut's guidance. We took probably 500 pictures that day :-)

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Mats & An, Warmest regards to both of you. Great peoples. Would for sure very happy to serve you again. Sincerely, Ketut

Chelsea Locke

United Kingdom
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Tour: #594142, Instamag Bali Private Tour, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Jun 24/19

Our guide ketut was very helpful and friendly, he showed us all of the best spots and took many pictures off us. He offered us drinks in his mini bus and also had onboard WiFi. Was a brilliant day and would highly recommend.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Chelsea, Hope you are doing well. Thank you so much for touring with me. I enjoyed being with you as well. Will look forward to your next visit. All the best, Ketut A.

Moni Arnowitz

United States
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Tour: Fullday Flexible Private Tours, Benoa Harbour, Bali, Indonesia
Date: Apr 11/19

We had a wonderful day with Ketut and enjoyed the flexible itinerary. He was very knowledgeable and we appreciated learning more about Bali.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dearest Moni, Thank you. Enjoyed touring with you as well. See you next time. Ketut A.

Jose Caban

United States
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Tour: #594142, Instamag Bali Private Tour, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Apr 10/19

Jose Caban

United States
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Tour: #332200, Private World Heritage Rice Terrace Tour, Bedugul, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Apr 9/19

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Jose, Thank you so much. Until next visit. All the best, Ketut A.

Muhd Hafizuddin Abdullah Tong

Brunei
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Tour: #330591, Highlights of Bali Private Tour, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Mar 27/19

Really enjoy his hospitality and we learnt a lot from him. Would recommend him to my other friends.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Hafiz, Thank you so much for the review. Also for recommending me to your friends in the future. ToursByLocals is a convenience marketplace to book. All the best, Ketut

John Frank

United States
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Tour: #333659, Ubud and the Neighbourhood - Shore Excursion, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Mar 18/19

Ketut was an exceptional guide! We were so blessed to have him spend the day with us. He was courteous, prompt, so very accommodating of our wishes and oh so very knowledgeable of the history and culture of this magical land! I recommend him without reservation.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi John & Friends, Thank you so much for all the nice words. I am blessed too, to have all of you for a day. I am happy when you are happy. Hope oneday we could meet again. My best to everyone, Ketut

Paul Wallace

Australia
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Tour: #333659, Ubud and the Neighbourhood - Shore Excursion, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Mar 17/19

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Paul, Thanks a lot for the review.. All the best from Bali, Ketut

Carlton ONeal

United States
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Tour: #594142, Instamag Bali Private Tour, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Mar 8/19

great guide, great tour

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Carl, Thank you for the review. And you all are great people. Hope to serve you again oneday. All the best for you and family. Ketut A.

Phil Platt

United Kingdom
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Tour: Private Bali Most Visited Sites, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
Date: Feb 26/19

Ketut took me on an amazing tour taking in Lempuyang Temple, Tirta Gangga Water Palace, Tukad Cepung Waterfall, Satria Coffee Plantation and the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. It was a long day, and one of the most amazing days I've ever had. Ketut is very friendly, professional and knowledgeable on the places we visited and on everywhere in between, educating me on all things Bali along the way. Also lunch with a beautiful view over the paddy fields with the volcano as a backdrop. Totally amazing.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dearest Phil, Thank you very much for the review. Enjoyed the time with you and your fiance as well. Hope to serve you again oneday. All the best from Bali, Ketut

Mati Ganor

Australia
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Tour: #332200, Private World Heritage Rice Terrace Tour, Bedugul, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Feb 15/19

Ketut was a most interesting guide. Also punctual, polite, professional and made our visit to Bali very enjoyable. Plenty of interesting stops and on the way gave good insight about history, culture and life in Bali. We recommend him highly

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Mr. Ganor and Madam, Thank you so much for the review. Highly appreciate it. You are great traveller too. Hope to see again one day. Have a pleasant time on the cruise. All the best, Ketut

Paul Gehlar

Salem, OR, United States
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Tour: #336126, Afternoon Uluwatu Private Tour, Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Jan 2/19

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Paul, Thanks a lot for the rating. I am glad that we fullfill each other. Enjoy the cruise and will wait for your next visit. All the best, Ketut A.

Raymond Chia

United States
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Tour: #333659, Ubud and the Neighbourhood - Shore Excursion, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Nov 30/18

We were happy to share our experience on the Ubud tour on nov.30, 2018. We had a late flight out of Bali, and booked with Ketut A. Ketut accommodated our logistic, and loaded four of us and luggage (24" each) to pick up from the cruise port, touring Ubud, then dropped us to the airport, on time within the six hour time frame. Ketut is friendly, easygoing, pleasant, and fluent in English. He is knowledgeable in the Bali religion and cultures, and explained to the point. Suggest WhatsApp for contact.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Raymond and Friends, It was a pleasure having you, touring with me into Ubud and surrounding. Thank you for the review, I personally highly appreciate it. Hoping you had a memorable short time frame touring Bali, until next visit. All the best, Ketut A.

Paola Orsolini

Italy
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Tour: #332200, Private World Heritage Rice Terrace Tour, Bedugul, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Nov 8/18

Ketut Artawa has been a great host for us in Bali today. He accommodated all our needs and requests, and made us feel comfortable and welcome. He provided us with several cultural information about Bali lifestyle and traditions, giving an added value to the tour. Highly recommended!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank a lot, Paola and Michela. It was a great pleasure touring with you today. Will be waiting for your contact on your next visit. Have a great time. All the best, Ketut A.

Emilie Weber

Switzerland
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Tour: 2 Days Private Bali, Sunrise Trekking and Nature Adventure of the Island, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Date: Sep 22/18

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Emilie & Roxy, Thank you so much for the rating. Was a pleasure touring with you.. Until next time. All the best, Ketut

Mel A.

United States
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Tour: #330591, Highlights of Bali Private Tour, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Aug 10/18

Ketut was a phenomenal guide and extremely friendly personality. You'll definitely enjoy his company and his tour.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Kevin, Thank you so much for the rating. Appreciate it. Hope all is well. Until we meet again one day. All the best, Ketut & Family

Kasper de Vuyst

Belgium
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Tour: #332200, Private Sekumpul Ulundanu Jatiluwih Rice Terrace Tour, Bedugul, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Jul 15/18

We spent a wonderfull day with Ketut, who was flexible in the program we made due to weather conditions, and gave us a lot of explanation in very good english on Bali history and things to know. Ketut knows well Bali but as a traveler himself can connect well with Europeans. Highly recommended.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dearest Kasper & Family, Thank you so much for the review. Highly appreciate it. Hope you are back home safe and sound. Thank you for being flexible too. If only the weather was better. Let's save it for the next trip. Be sure to keep in touch. Until next time. Hello to everyone. Sincerely, Ketut

Ashley Weaver

Indonesia
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Tour: #330591, Highlights of Bali Private Tour, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Mar 26/18

Great overview of Balinese culture and some of the agricultural highlights. Ketut is very knowledgeable and speaks amazing English.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Ashley and Family, Thank you very much for the review. Hope the rest of your stay in Bali was memorable. Until we see again next visit. All the best, Ketut

Sally Garrett

Alexandria, VA, United States
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Tour: #333659, Ubud and the Neighbourhood - Shore Excursion, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Mar 2/18

Sally Garrett

Alexandria, VA, United States
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Tour: #332200, Private World Heritage Rice Terrace Tour, Bedugul, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Mar 1/18

What a marvelous tour! My husband and I agreed we learned more about the people and culture of Bali from Ketut in one day than from any tour we have ever taken. We are experienced travelers and have had many private tours. Ketut rates up there with the best. He was a kind, thoughtful and very knowledgable guide. We highly recommend Tours by Locals and Ketut!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dearest Sally & Ben, Thanks a lot for submitting the rating. Highly appreciate it. I was so happy too, to be with good people like you. I am so looking forward to show you more. With my best wishes, Ketut

Danielle Sernoskie

Canada
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Tour: #336126, Afternoon Uluwatu Private Tour, Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Feb 27/18

This tour was very nice. Ketut was knowledgeable about the area we visited and provided history on Hinduism as well as Balinese culture. During the drive and walking tour of Uluwatu he was ingormative and answered questions. For the beach we stopped at and for the kecak performance he left us to experience it on our own. This was a good approach for me.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Danielle, Thank you so much for reviewing. Highly appreciate it. Hope we will meet again oneday, for another day tours. Hello to Sara. Best wishes, Ketut

Marilyn Perlyn

United States
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Tour: #332200, Private Jatiluwih Tanah Lot Tour for Perlyns, Bedugul, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Feb 26/18

Had a fabulous tour!! Highest recommendation!! Our guide was exceptional!!!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Marilyn and Ben.. I am happy that you enjoyed the tour. Hope to serve you again oneday. All the best, Ketut

Philipp Neil Antenor Cruz

Philippines
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Tour: Private Bali Flexible Tour, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Date: Feb 21/18

it was a beautifully spent time in bali! ketut was effective in giving me a general orientation of the place, its culture, religious practices and life in general. true to its being a private tour, the day was tailored to my pace and interests.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Father Phillipp, Thank you for touring with me and being such a good, generous, patient person. I am so happy to know you too ? Will wait for your next visit and show you more of the island your way. God Jesus Bless, Ketut

Noreen M.

United States
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Tour: #333659, The Heritage and Historical of Bali - Shore Excursion, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Jan 18/18

Ketut is a good guide. We did the half day Heritage tour which included two temples and rice terraces. The temples were interesting but we did not find the rice terraces worth the drive. Next time we'll have Ketut show us some of the beautiful beach resorts.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Noreen, How are you ? Thank you for writing and giving the review. Highly appreciate it. If only we had more times, we could have done more. Please do let me know when you plan on coming again. Would be very happy to take you to places that interest you. Sincerely, Ketut

Krista Nyberg

Sweden
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Tour: #332200, Private Airport to Pemuteran Tour, Bedugul, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Dec 25/17

Ketut is a star. We needed to get to our hotel in the north west (long drive!) and couldn't have asked for a better way to get there from the airport. Ketut had planned a route including coffee testing, temple on the lake, beautiful views of the twin lakes and a scenic route through the mountains. Conversations with Ketut are entertaining and enlightening, he is pleasant company and generous with his knowledge. Our Bali experience wouldn't have been the same without him. Thanks Ketut!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Krista & Kattis, Thank you for the 2nd booking. I also enjoyed being with you both. Hope you also enjoyed the Tofu Cafe, a simple place to eat. Thank you again, for the feedback. Wish you all the best, Ketut

Krista Nyberg

Sweden
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Tour: #336126, Afternoon Uluwatu Private Tour, Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Dec 11/17

We had a 7h stopover in Bali and decided to see if it was possible to spend it seeing something worthwhile rather than stay at the airport. Upon our query, we received a very fast answer from Ketut suggesting a setup for Uluwatu and the temple. It took us long to get through security, which cut the trip a bit short, but Ketut was super helpful, friendly and flexible, and even managed to take us to a restaurant prior to our flight. Definitely the most worthwhile stopover we've had :)

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Krista Highly appreciate you send us your positive feedback. Will always do my best and see you on your next visit. All the best, Ketut A.

Jacques L.

Canada
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Tour: #332200, Private World Heritage Rice Terrace Tour, Bedugul, Bali, Indonesia    view tour
Date: Nov 17/17

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dearest Jacques and friends, Thank you for the Rating. Hope you enjoyed the tours with me and consider to book me again when you plan on coming back. All the best, Ketut A.


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