Tour operators with passengers traveling in Bali and Indonesia were tracking the developments closely surrounding the eruption of the Mount Agung volcano on Monday, following the decision by Indonesian authorities to evacuate those in the immediate vicinity and to close Bali's international airport.

G Adventures said it currently has two groups in and around Bali, which finish their tours on Dec. 1 and 2.

"It's our hope that Denpasar Airport will be reopened by then, however our Bali operation office and our transportation supplier are standing by to help our customers if they need help to secure transportation to the alternative airport in Surabaya, East Java," stated a G Adventures spokesperson, noting that to get from Bali to the Surabaya airport requires about a 14-hour drive and a 1-hour ferry crossing.

The closest hotel that G Adventures uses to host its guests is the Ashyana Candidasa Hotel, which is about 15 miles south of the volcano, and is outside the immediate evacuation zone of within six miles of the volcano. "And, we are told by Indonesian authorities, it is safe to be visited," G Adventures stated. The tour operator said it has no other included activities in its itineraries that are affected by the volcano's activity.

Intrepid Travel said that it does not currently have any travelers in the impacted region of Bali, but that as a precaution, the tour operator has provided its travelers in Bali with dust masks.

"We are in constant contact with our local leaders and on-the-ground team in Indonesia. At this time, all of our departed tours are running as scheduled as none of our travelers are in the impacted areas," said Leigh Barnes, director of North America for Intrepid Travel. "Our local team is continuing to monitor the situation, if it is ever unsafe to continue traveling in the cities we take travelers to we will reroute our itineraries."

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