Duration: one day (approx 10 hours) Pick up time: 8.30 am Distance: 105 km
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BARONG AND RANGDA 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.
UBUD ART VILLAGE
Wood carving, like stone carving, has traditionally featured largely in temple and pa ace architecture with little free standing ‘sculpture’ work produced commercially. Immaculately carved demons and mythical beings decorate pillars, door panels, lintels and window shutters with the aim of protecting t buildings from evil intruders. Scenes of legendary figures placed within floral decor set a more pleasant and educational tone. When producing tools and objects for everyday use, sculptors had a much freer hand in choosing subject matter. With the arrival of European influences, wood carving started to develop along more innovative and commercial lines.
TEGENUNGAN WATERFALL Tegenungan waterfall Located at Tegenungan Village, approx. 5 kilometres, south Tengkulak Kaja, south east Ubud. Bali has a selection of waterfalls that are fun to visit. For many people the idea of hiking through the jungle to a hidden waterfall and taking a cooling swim is the image of paradise. These places definitely exist and here are some useful tips of how to find them and what to expect. Waterfalls are sharp drops along the course of a river. You will often have to hike up or down a river for a certain way to get to a waterfall, but the river provides a route for you to follow.
PENGLIPURAN TRADITIONAL VILLAGE Penglipuran Village is a traditional countryside owning unique characteristic life, socializing and culture. It is located in Kubu Village , Bangli Sub district and Bangli Regency. The natural nature and environments of countryside is designating the pittance touch of modernization influence. This countryside is supported by cool atmosphere because it is located on the height land about 700 m above sea level and according to history of all old doyens that this countryside is taken away from the word Pengeling Pura what its meaning remember to ancestor, but there is also telling that the word of Penglipur mean the entertainer. It is said that at former empire era, all king often use this area as a place to amuse themselves, because its nature is beautiful and can give the peacefulness and inspiration at the time of experiencing a problem.
BALI SPICES PLANTATION
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. Onsite is a small shop where you can buy the home-grown coffees and other specialties including tobacco, beauty products and the very famous Luwak Coffee which comes out from a luwak”s (a cat like animal).
Duration: one day (approx 10hours) Pick up time: 6.00am Distance: 95 km Places to Visit: THE GATE OF HEAVEN LEMPUYANG TEMPLE The establishment of places of worship around Mount Lempuyang is believed to predate the majority of Hindu temples on […]
Duration: One day (approx 10 hours) Pick up time: 8.30 am Distance: 95 km Places to Visit: TAMAN AYUN ROYAL TEMPLE There are some conclusions about the original meaning of Mengwi. Mention is made of one which is Menuri. Mengwi is […]
Duration: Half day (approx 8 hours) Pick up time: 8.30 am Distance: 95 km Places to Visit: NUSADUA BEACH Nusa Dua either refers to the entire eastern side of the Bukit Peninsula at the southern tip of Bali, or it more […]