20 Places to Visit in Nusa Dua, Tourist Places & Top Attractions

Tourist Places to Visit in Nusa Dua

Pura Geger, Devdan Show, Museum Pasifika,Pantai Pandawa, Serangan Island, Puja Mandala, Pantai Gegerand, Waterblow & many more. Explore!

The exciting places to visit in Nusa Dua give tourists a chance to spend their holiday vacations amid  alluring nature and indulging in loads of fun-filled activities. Nusa Dua, is home to some of the beautiful beaches, bustling market places, divine places of worship, and whatnot.  While  Pura Geger is a beautiful place where you can capture the scenic views of the cultural monuments, Pantai Pandawa gives you a chance to relax and rejuvenate by the side of the serene coastline.

Some of the best Nusa Dua places to see like Pantai Geger let you marvel at the scenic backdrops. You can also plan a trip to Mengiat which is known for its ultimate swimming experiences. One will surely be stunned with the Nusa Dua attractions as they offer a whole new experience of cultural tradition blended with the best of nature and modernity. 

Here are some of the best places to visit in Nusa Dua:

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Pura Geger Temple is a significant cultural monument in Nusa Dua. Geger Beach, after which the temple is named, is visible from the temple. On bright mornings, you can see Mount Agung on the horizon and get a panoramic view of the bay. This is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Nusa Dua. Every Purnama Kanem, or ‘sixth full moon,' the temple holds a major festival.

You may easily visit the temple's outside grounds and peek through its gates to see the shrines and interior courtyards, but temple gates are generally shut and only opened for important occasions with priests and pilgrims present. A tiny pathway leading down to a secret stretch of beach may be found south of the temple walls. It is advisable to visit this location during low tide.

Location:
Jl. Pura Geger, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia

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Devdan is a familiar name for all Bali lovers, the treasure of the Indonesian archipelago. The famous stage performance depicting high energy visual treat for the spectators, Devdan represents the wide variety of Indonesia’s culture. It is a combination of traditional Indonesian dance activities with modern contemporary dance, internationally recognized acrobatic attractions, colourful yet glittering costumes, and of course the brand new high-tech special effects. 

On this 90 minutes long performance, the audience will be taken to a magical extravaganza that displays the tradition and diversity of the Indonesian archipelago, extending from Bali to Sumatra to Java to Papua etc. The costumes and music that accompany the performance are quite Indonesian and thus it attracts people fast and they will be amused to see the unpredictable mélange.

Highlights: While you are on a tour of Bali, Devdan Show must be included in your itinerary as it promises complete entertainment and fun-filled time for you. The show is featured to entertain the guests with the artistic and natural attractions that are the part of Indonesian lifestyle.

Devdan show is performed four times a week at the newest and most advanced theatre of Bali in the heart of Nusa Dua. The artists and performers from the different parts of Bali are well trained and experienced. They have done a number of performances at the theatre for many years and still continuing in pulling the crowds.

Timings: The show will be on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 07:30 pm and the duration is for 90 minutes approximately.

Entry fee:

     -Adult: VIP- 1,560,000 IDR, Prime View- 1,105,000 IDR, Good View- 8,45,000 IDR and Rear View- 5,20,000 IDR
     -Child: VIP- 1,560,000 IDR and for other seats child has to pay 50% of the published rates.

Location: Komplek ITDC, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia

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A neat and clean beach in Nusa Dua is Geger Beach which calls tourists and travelers to spend a good time there with the playful waves. The busy beach is a great attraction located in Nusa Dua. It is situated from the highway leading to Nusa Dua and the white sand beach always glisten and the sea is calmer when compared to the beaches in Kuta or Balangana Beach. 

You can find a lot of seaweed farmers here who work to drive their lives ahead. Along the shore, there are a lot of cafes and small restaurants where you can spend time and sit happily for hours. Also there is a temple at the end of the beach.

Activities: Geger Beach is a beautiful host for multiple activities; both water based and land based. Still, it is famous for swimming, diving, surfing, beach games including golf. Or, you can simply sit and relax watching the waves approaching the shore and the serenity which is quite appreciative all the time.

Highlights: There are glittering star restaurants and hotels near the beach making it familiar and easily accessible for the tourists.

Location: Desa Adat Peminge, Sawangan, Nusa Dua, Indonesia.

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When you visit Bali, you should visit Museum Pasifika an important art museum founded by Moetaryanto P and Philippe Augier in 2006. It represents the Asian Pacific’s variety of cultural artefacts. It displays more the 600 artworks created by 200 artists belong to 25 different countries. It was initiated by a small circle of French and Indonesian art lovers and artists. The collections in the museum are roaming around the cultural and traditional lifestyle themes. 

One of the famous painters in Bali Nyoman Gunarsa’s and a Javanese artist Raden Saleh’s works are depicted inside the museum to set some examples. The purpose of such museum ranges from awareness to education to the visitors as well as the locals of Bali about protecting the powerful art forms the country has ever witnessed.

Highlights: Museum Pasifika has a number of galleries, around 11 of them which display different artefacts from different countries around the world. Room 1 showcases Indonesian artists while room 2 has Italian artists in Indonesia. Dutch artists in Indonesia are in room 3 and French ones are in room 4. Room 5 collects the Indo-European artists in Indonesia while room 6 has managed to act as a temporary exhibition centre. 

Artists on Indochina Peninsula, on Polynesia and Tahiti are preserved in room 7 and 8. Room 9 possesses premier art of Vanuatu and the Pacific Island Paintings of Aloi Pilioko and Nicolai Michoutouchkine. Room 10 preserves Tapa of Oceania and Pacific artefacts while the last room has several artworks from Japan, China, Thailand, Malaysia etc.

Timing: The museum is open on all days from 10:00 am to 06:00 pm.

Entry fee: For adults, the entry fee is IDR 70000 and for children under 10 years of age, the entry is free.

Location: Complex Bali Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC) Area Block P, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia.

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Located on Bali's southern Bukit Peninsula, Pandawa Beach (also known as "Pantai Pandawa'') is a fantastic addition to the island's collection of beautiful beaches. The scenic one kilometer coastline strip is located near Kutuh, eight kilometres south of the ITDC complex's main centre, Nusa Dua. Pandawa beach is noted for its seaweed plantation and the steep slope of gigantic sculptures carved inside the enormous wall, in addition to its stunning white sand and clean ocean, blue sky, and waves.

This beach boasts amazing topography and artificial limestone structures that serve as a one-of-a-kind welcome into this coastal location, and provides broad views of the Indian Ocean. This is one of the most important Nusa Dua places to see if you are an advanced surfer or a swimmer.

Location: 
Regency, Badung; District, South Kuta; Province, Bali; Country, Indonesia

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Turtle Island, another name of Serangan Island in Bali is located near to Denpasar around 10 km distance away and why it got the name related to turtles because it is considered to be one of the important nesting ground for green sea turtles. Since the emergence of turtle conservation, the consumption of turtle meat and the use of the creatures during ceremonies were decreased. Another feature of the island lies in the beautiful Sakenan temple situated on the western edge of the island.

Earlier, the island was accessible only by traditional wooden boats can be easily accessed by 110 meters long bridge now. Though some find it an unlikely attraction, some visitors have pointed out that many features of the island let it stand out from other islands in the archipelago.

Highlights: The population on the island meet their both ends by involving in the fishing industry. The Muslim communities live in harmony with the Hindu communities here. There is a turtle breeding spot where green turtles are laying eggs and they will be hatched under the surveillance of the operator Citra Taman Penyu. The annual ceremonies held at the temple attract many visitors toward the island

Activities: The watersports done on the island are one of the main reasons why tourists love to arrive here. Surfing has its unbreakable clutches on the beach. Other activities like windsurfing, swimming, boating are also done by the tourists arrive here.In 2008, the first Asian Beach Games was held on this beach as it was one of the three venues. The Shark Island conservation project plays an important role in making the island safe for swimming with white tip reef sharks.

How to reach there: You can reach the island easily from Denpasar and it is lying about 15 minutes away from the Kuta and Sanur areas. 

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Bali’s religious tolerance and cultural diversity are well known to the outer world and they become obvious when you visit Puja Mandala located on a hilltop in Nusa Dua in Badung regency. It is a place of worship as the words describe and now it is one of the precious tourist attractions in Bali which depicts how Bali has transformed to become the perfect island welcoming cultural diversities and religious tolerance.

The area of Puja Mandala extends up to 2.5 hectares filled with glittering towers and buildings, Puja Mandala agrees with nature and expresses a quiet, serene atmosphere, though.

Highlights: The idea of Puja Mandala was in the head of former tourism minister Joop Ave as to develop a worship complex for all the religions in Bali and it became a reality when the president nodded his head in agreement with him. The construction of the complex was finished in 1997 and the inauguration was done by the then minister of religious affairs, Tarmizi Taher.

The complex houses Ibnu Baitullah Mosque, Maria Bunda Segala Bangsa Catholic Church, Budhina Guna Buddhist Temple, Bukit Doa Protestant Church and Jagat Natha Hindu Temple.

They all stand in harmony, side by side, letting people believe that religion is to unite people not to divide. Tourists, as well as locals, find this place a unique concept which portrays a distinguished architectural style as well. During the religious celebrations, the real tolerance comes into light when all people will take part in the celebration of any religion and work together to make it grand.

People come together to help each other during the special occasions and festivals of each religion, thus showing the respect to other religions.

Location: Jalan Nusa Dua, Kuta Selatan, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia.

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Pantai Geger Beach is a quiet spot in the Nusa Dua region. This is a hidden treasure which makes it one of the most beautiful Nua Dua places to see. Sunbathing chairs and water sports equipment rental, such as scuba diving equipment, a Catamaran boat, snorkelling equipment, and surfboards, are all readily accessible.

For all tourists, the dawn and sunset are must-sees. Before you travel, be sure to verify the tide information. However, because of the algae and pebbles that cover the beach's shore, it is not a good location to swim. It features a collection of decent clean restaurants a few hundred meters away from the beach.

Location:
Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan No.5, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia

Timing:
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

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A romantically superb attraction in Nusa Dua is the Water Blow, nature’s miraculous work of art makes it a wondrous landmark where a lot of tourists come to visit and take photographs. Water Blow lets you watch the powerful waves from the Indian Ocean crashing against the limestone edges on the southeastern cliff. If you want to reach this attraction, you have to walk along the paved footpaths on the southern half of the so-called twin islands.

At the entrance, you will read an arch written Water Blow that shows you the way to the site. The reef with a narrow opening at the edge gives the waves touching it pressure and thus let them rise up to a few meters above and crash land like a huge wave. There is a circular cement stage protected by guardrails. It is built with a huge stone in the middle and with benches where you can sit and wait for each wave to touch you.

Highlights: Remarkably, it is a place for a perfect photo shoot and thus newly wedded couples and honeymoon goers come to the site to be a part of the amusing photos with these crashing waves as the stunning background. Near the site, you will see a stone slab with inscriptions saying, strong currents, dangerous shore break, slippery rocks, sudden drop off and so on.

These are the precautionary suggestions to each visitor to take care of yourself to prevent from falling onto the waves. Visiting the place and enjoying the high waves are at your own risk. But the views are extraordinary to pull a lot of people toward the site regardless the risk factors behind it.

Location: Peninsula Island, Nusa Dua, Indonesia.

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 It is on the sandy coast of the peninsula, exactly at the north eastern part. There you can see multiple tree houses where you can enjoy climbing up to the top and watch the sea and the surroundings very well. On the shore, there are thatch roofed beach huts, bonfires, huts, tents, picket fences etc.

Highlights: The concept was established in 2012 and since then it has been claimed to attract thousands of tourists because of the uniqueness and the distinguished charm. The master attraction is the pirate ship which is a salvaged wooden boat, reconstructed and decorated with sails and blackjacks. At the Pirates Bay, people can enjoy doing the flying fox, rope walks, swinging bridges etc. 

After sunset, you will be invited to penetrate into an amazing scenario highlighted with beach torches and candle lit dinner. Romantic couples will definitely fall for it. Families also find this place packed with entertainment and fun to the maximum. Kids will love to participate in treasure hunt games and amazing races.

Opening hours: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Price range: Depending on the package and activities you choose, the price varies as well as the food items also cost separately.

Location: The Bay Bali ITDC Area Lot C-0, Nusa Dua, Kuta Selatan, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia.

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Mengiat is a 800-meter long public sand beach in Nusa Dua's tourist sector. It is a well known Nua Dua attraction for being a peaceful and calm location, ideal for a family holiday. The beach has no strong waves, making swimming with kids a breeze. Sun loungers, umbrellas, showers for changing clothes, restrooms, and lockers are all available on the beach.

It has a lovely ocean view. Visitors to Mangiata may participate in glass-bottom boat tours, beach volleyball, surfing, snorkelling, parasailing, water skiing, banana and jet skiing, among other beach sports. It is best to visit the place from May to August, to escape the rainy months of December to March.

Location:
Ayodya Hotel, Jl.Pantai Mengiat Kawasan ITDC Nusa Dua, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia

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The Hindu god Vishnu and his mount, Garuda, a legendary bird that became his friend, are honored in Kencana Cultural Park. The park is around 60 hectares in size and is at a height of 263 meters above sea level. The monument was unveiled in September 2018 and has since become one of the most important Nusa Dua places to see.

The sculpture is believed to weigh about 4000 tonnes and is made up of brass and copper. The Balinese Kecak dance in the amphitheatre, on the other hand, is a one-of-a-kind event that will enthral you and provide you with insight into the natives' traditional rites and dramatic performances.

Location:
Uluwatu St, Ungasan, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80364, Indonesia

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Pantai Labuan Sait is the local name of Padang Padang Beach in Nusa Dua, Bali. One of the famous surfing spots in Bali is Padang Padang Beach located on the north western coast of the island’s Bukit Peninsula. An attractive setting lets the beach stand out from other beaches on the island- the hundred meter long stretch of sand after a flight of stairs that come through a unique hollow rock entrance is the major feature of the beach.

 Advanced level surfers fly to Padang Padang to experience the steady set of barrels during good weather and totally, the beach stretches many kilometers between Bingin and Uluwatu.

Activities: An undoubtedly accepted surfing spot is Padang Padang and it hosts International surfing events regularly. The waves here can break over shallow coral and it makes the conditions not suitable for beginners. But the shore is friendly and there you can enjoy some games and activities like sunbathing, splashing, making castles or simply lying down and relaxing.

Highlights: Beach access is down the slope across the road that extends from a large parking area and before than you can see a bridge than connects the two sides of the limestone cliff. From the top of the cliff, one can enjoy the absolutely pleasant views of the beach. There is a temple as well overlooking the waves and with the great features of coastal forests embalmed on the surrounding of it. The grey long tailed macaques can be seen near the temple in plenty.

Location: The Padang Padang beach is located at Jalan Labuansait No.73, Pecatu, South Kuta, Badung regency.

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The famous tourist destination in Bali is Nusa Dua, the romantic centre and the glittering city of resorts and hotels. It has amazing attractions to be proud of that keep its glory touch the skyline always. And one among the most popular and visited attraction is the all- inclusive type beach of Nusa Dua. An enclave of luxurious hotels, resorts and brand amenities is arrayed very close to the beach calling out the visitors to spend good time with their beloveds on this simply awesome stretch of white sand and turquoise water.

Activities: Nusa Dua beach is a great place to have a leisurely time with your family or friends. Beach walk, swimming, sunbathing, beach games etc are the majorly done activities here. A relaxed beach without much hustle is Nusa Dua that offers you a private time of yours.

Highlights: The luxury hotels overlooking the blue surface are the major highlights one can see from the beach. During nighttime, these resorts and hotels make it all the way more bright and illuminating and the beach finds itself glamorous then.

Location: Nusa Dua Beach is located around 40 km south of Denpasar, the provincial capital of Bali and it can be easily accessed from the Kuta area with a drive of around 20-30 minutes and Jimbaran with around 15 minute drive.

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Attractions in Bali are never ending. In all sorts, in all types, Bali outshines every other tourist destination in Asia. Nusa Dua plays a crucial role in bringing in more number of visitors to Bali and Geger temple is one of the mostly visited spot here. It is a historical and cultural attraction standing with its head high amidst the long array of modern five star luxury resorts and hotels as Nusa Dua is a glistening tourist area with everything modern and of international standards. 

For capturing some unbeatable visuals of the serenity, Geger temple located at the end of the white stretch of sand and above a limestone cliff gives you the proper space. Early morning is the best time to witness some picturesque beauty of the location with the views of Mount Agung far in the horizon.

Highlights: The greenery trapped the temple, it looks like. The tropical trees encircling the cliff give the temple shades in a proper way and the amazing views of the Indian Ocean and its beach are the prominent offers the temple will give you. The tender atmosphere mixed up with the nature exhibits an unbreakable spell that will bewitch you inescapably.

Location: The temple is located near Geger Beach which is very close to Nusa Dua. It is in Peminge Village and you can reach their by walking also as the beach and the temple are connected closely.

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As every other beachside location in Bali, Tanjung Benoa was also once a fishing spot and dock and now its face has been changed with the presence of star lit hotels and restaurants. The number of tourists arriving at this Nusa Dua attraction is incomparably huge.

Watersports available on the beach are the reason why travelers and tourists love Tanjung Benona as all the activities will leave you a spark of coming back and doing them again, repeatedly.

Activities: Tanjung Benoa is famous for Jet Ski, Parasailing, Sea walking, flying fish,etc.available at reasonable rates. The beach is claimed to be the perfect one for multiple adventure activities since the waves to Tanjung Benoa are calm and safe so that kids can also take part in some of the them.

Highlights: There are numerous water sports providers at the beach that give you different activities at different prices but the safety of the customers is the prime focus of all those providers. All the companies have trained staff to help each customer and they are well informed about the conditions of the sea when it is suitable for water sports and not.

Though the beach is full of tourists and glittering buildings on the shore, the locals have preserved the mangrove marsh on the western side of the entrance. People come here for a group tour or family tour as it is a sedate place making it enjoyable for everyone.

Timings: Water sports on the beach are usually available from 09:00 am to 02:00 pm and after that the seawater will have low tides extending unsuitable conditions to do sports activities.

Location: Tanjung Benoa is located at a distance of 15 kilometers from the international airport and it extends up to 4 kilometers from north of Nusa Dua to Benoa Village.

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People Also Ask About Nusa Dua

  1. Which are the best places to visit in Nusa Dua?

    1. Pantai Geger: This hidden treasure in Bali, is situated at about a 15-kilometre distance from the Ngurah Rai international airport and has a quite musical charm to it. This beautiful beach has two zones, the northern location offers many adventurous water sports like scuba diving, snorkelling and fishing, whereas the southern zone has deluxe premium resorts.

    2. Water blow: 
    Out of the many awe-inspiring sights that Bali has to offer, water blow tops the list. This natural sight has an enormous hole, from which high-pressure water, pummelling through the rocks erupts, giving the entire setting a splendid view. This water blow is situated at the Indonesia tourist development complex park.

    3. Pasifika museum
    In proximity to the nurse dua beach, this museum features many beautiful artifacts made by Europeans who moved to Bali in the late 18th century. For art gallery Enthusiasts, this attraction features painting by local artists, and pieces from great ones like Paul Gauguin, Rudolf Bonnet etc. The museum remains open at weekends from 10 am to 6 pm with an entry fee of 100 IDR

    4. Puja mandala: 
    Situated in Jalan Nusa Dua,this unique religious place of worship houses five different temples and churches (Hindu mandir, Buddhist vihara, catholic church, protestant church and Islamic masjid)representing the religions followed in Indonesia. spread over 2 hectares this beautiful temple follows many rituals and offerings, and takes a 2-hour trip through the entire land.

  2. Which are the best places to visit in Nusa Dua at night?

    1. Devdan Show at Nusa Dua theatre: This theatrical show is a 90-minute performance of world class trained acrobats who embark on the journey to represent the beautiful cultural diversity of Indonesia, with different episodes from Bali to Sumatra, Java and Papua. Located at ITDC Nusa Dua complex, this theatre performance is open on Monday to Saturday with show times from 7.30 pm to 9pm.

    2. Sakala beach club: 
    Bali, incredibly famous for its infinity pool, has the best of it at this beach club. If tourists wish to enjoy a night of dining and drinking in solitude, then this club is a perfect choice. This place is located on the beachfront in Sakala resort Bali, and has an extensive menu at very affordable prices. The opening time is from 11 am to 11 Pm.

    3. Nyoman’s beer garden: 
    Located at the Nusa Dua itdc enclave, this bar offers an exotic Indonesian cuisine and wide-ranging cocktails. It renders sensational night performances; screen live international sports daily and hosts DJs too. This club offers free shuttle services for nearby resort residents. Opening hours are from 8 am to 1 am.

    4. Sol beach house benoa: 
    Cabaret show at sol beach house benoa, situated at jalan pratama,this place hosts one of the most fancy and dazzling cabaret shows around the country. The performance features Vegas style dances, Balinese cultural and contemporary dances and much more, making it a power packed entertainment package. This cabaret show is performed every Sunday at sol beach house resort, and has been a successful tourist attraction for a while now.

  3. What is the best time to visit Nusa Dua for a honeymoon?

    The best and most preferable time to visit Nusa Dua for honeymooners is from April to September.to enjoy the best of Bali’s tropical climate and to make the best of Nusa Dua attractions, explore great sea beach views and enjoy water sports, visiting Nusa Dua in the dry season with very occasional rain showers is the ideal thing to do.

  4. Is Nusa Dua worth visiting?

    Yes, Nusa Dua is worth the visit, known for having a vibe similar to Bali, because of its infamous sunbathing, beach activities and water sports, it is definitely a value for money trip. Out of the many nusa attractions, the water blow and central Nusa Dua beach are the most sought-after romantic getaway for maiden couples on their honeymoon.

  5. Is Nusa Dua expensive?

    Yes, Nusa Dua is expensive. Nusa Dua is majorly famous for its many grand attractions and especially the beachfront luxury hotels and resorts. However affordable and cheaper options are available too. Moreover, Nusa Dua also has cheap public transportation and the pricing of restaurants is also quite reasonable. Out of all the nurse dua places to see and experience, water sports activities at the beaches can be a bit pricey.

  6. Which is better, Kuta or Nusa Dua?

    Nusa Dua is a better option for tourists looking for a relaxing and rejuvenating, solitude time at beachfront resorts. Kuta is a more crowded place, with bustling streets and busy beaches and has comparatively cheaper hotels and restaurants than Nusa Dua. Nevertheless, it’s the tourist's preference on what type of quality time they choose and their tour budget.

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