Duration: one day (approx 10hours) Pick up time: 8.30am Distance: 95 km
Places to Visit:
BARONG AND RANGDA TRADITIONAL DANCE
Barong is probably the most well known dance. It is also another story telling dance, narrating the fight between good and evil. This dance is the classic example of Balinese way of acting out mythology, resulting in myth and history being blended into one reality. The story goes that Rangda, the mother of Erlangga, the King of Bali in the tenth century, was condemned by Erlangga’s father because she practiced black magic. After she became a widow, she summoned all the evil spirits in the jungle, the leaks and the demons, to come after Erlangga. A fight occurred, but she and her black magic troops were too strong that Erlangga had to ask for the help of Barong.
BATUBULAN VILLAGE Batuan Village, Ikats vary widely and are often symbols of social status, power and prestige. There may be ritual meaning in the way they are used, such as the occasions they are displayed, or given as offerings or gifts. Gujarat, India produced the extraordinarily fine double ikat cloth that was traded to the islands of Indonesia for use by royalty. During the Dutch East Indies period, these fabled cloths would be brought in and given to rulers in the islands as goodwill for trade privileges.
CELUK VILLAGE Celuk Village is the famous village in Bali as a tourist destination cause of the local residents is very proactive and full of innovation to the gold and silver crafting. This countryside is located in sub district of Sukawati, Gianyar Regency and owns the individuality and excellence in production of gold and silver crafting. Most of them are Balinese professional, artistic and skillful of design development related to the silver and gold crafting.
The village of Mas lies on the main road, 20 km to the north of Denpasar and 6 km before Ubud, in a hilly countryside covered with rice fields and irrigated year-round by the waters of the Batuan aud Sakah rivers. Today the village appears as a succession of palatial art shops, Mas has developed into a flourishing center for the woodcarving craft. Indeed, it is difficult to imagine what the village was like before dozens of tourist buses started to drop in everyday yet Mas actually played an important role in Balinese history during the 16th century, as it was the place where a great priest from Java, Danghyang Nirartha (also called Dwijendra), had his hermitage (griya).
KINTAMANI – MOUNT BATUR Kintamani is a name of countryside located in the hill and the beautiful panorama surround it. We can see beautiful panorama from Kintamani to overview the active volcano of Batur Mount and wide Lake of Batur in a valley. It is situated in the plateau area with cool weather surround it. When we stand up at Kintamani, we will be able to see the rural area which is close to the lake. This place is very famous and visited by many tourists everyday.
SPICES PLANTATION AND LUWAK COFFEE PROCESSING
To visit Bali agriculture and try the taste of flavors of Bali Coffee , Cacao, tea and others. Ever wondered where your chocolate comes from or how coffee is grown and roasted ? This is the place to check it out… Wander through the pathway of the plantation and see how many tropical fruits & spices can you identify – there is nutmeg tree, papaya, banana, cocoa tree, snake fruit, mangosteen, cinnamon tree, ginger, vanilla, cardamom, nutmeg tree etc. and of course coffee. Sitting down, watching the coffee roasted, admiring the view you can sip some hot drinks made from the local produce.
TEGALALANG Tegalalang Rice Terrace, Ubud Bali Tegalalang countryside is located at 5 km northern part of Ubud Village and own the magnificent view of rice terrace. The rice terrace is designed very beautiful with exquisite hollowing rice field and precisely located on the hill bank. In this place, you will see the Balinese farmer do their rice field in oblique area complete with its system irrigation. You will enjoy the beautiful panorama of valley with rice terrace and coconut trees ornament it. Tegalalang Rice Terrace is one of the tourist icon in Ubud Bali and many visited by tourists every day.
UBUD Ubud traditional market as a society economics center, it apposite to the existence of Ubud Empire that is Puri Saren. Market which is unfolding from west to easterly divided become two group with different purpose. The block at the west is for a traditional artistic market and the block located in the east as an everyday traditional fundamental market requirement.
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