First visit Batubulan Village to see Barong dance Perfomance than to art village Celuk silver village and Mas village wood carving continue to Goa gajah elephant cave next to holy spring temple at Tampak siring on the way to Tegalalang rice terrace and monkey forest in Ubud area art market and Palace
Place Of Interest Will Be Visiting During Tours
Barong and Kris Dance
Batubulan’s other great claim to fame is trance – every morning 9.30 sharp. Here you can witness the eternal conflict between Ratu Barong, the faithful guardian of the community, who looks like an overdressed cross between a lion and a Pekinese dog, and the pendulous-breasted Rangda, demonic mistress of the graveyard . At the height of the drama, Barong’s entranced acolytes turn their serpentine-bladed krises upon.
Most of which spesialize in the gold and silver jewelry for which Celuk is the island’s undisputed center. Turning left off the main road in the center of the village you can enter a maze of back alleys where from almost every household emanates the sounds of hammering, chiseling, and filing as people work to supply these shops with nsmall masterpieces, and to fulfill large export orders.
No one is sure what the figure represents, but the monstrous face, whose fanged mount is the entrance to a man-made cave, appears to represents an earth spirit clawing its way out of the cosmic mountain, which is populated by a corious and often comical array of animals and phantoms. According to 14th century Javanese scribes, this was one of Bali’s pricipal Buddhist sanctuaries. Yet in the dark tunnels of its cave we find Hindu linggas and a statue of Siwa’s Ganesha, the elephant god of Hinduism. At every turn one is confronted with elements of both religions, ranging from the 8th to 14th centuries, suggesting that Bali’s religious syncretism goes back a very long way.
The road north from Pejeng follows the course of the Pakerisan River, which remains just out of sight to the east. Several minor roads and lanes head toward the river, where little-known bathing places, ancient shrines, and monuments cut into the rock dot it’s gorge. The most important ones, however, are in Tampaksiring.
Pura Tirta Empul
Most of the pavilions and sculptures in this temple are neither old nor exceptional : the spring-fed bathing pools are it’s most important feature. The historical and ritual importance of this complex to the people of Gianyar lies in these pools in which Indra’s celestial army was revived before defeating King Maya Danawa.
Coffee Luwak or civet coffee is coffee made from coffee berries which have been eaten by civet and passed trought the digestive track Asian Palm Civet . One collected , the beans are processed hygienically, and only baked half cooked and then pounded with a trough so as not to spoil the taste. Kopi luwak process occurs on the island of Bali, Java and Sumatra in the Indonesia Archipelago.
Tegalalang Rice Terrace
Tegalalang Rice Terrace is famous tourist attraction for beautiful rice terraces, many tourists who travel to and from Kintamani stopped at this place to witness the beauty of the verdant terraced rice field scenery or having lunch at the restaurant while enjoying the beautiful scenery of terraced rice fields. Tegallalang Rice Terrace is one of the tourist icon in Ubud Bali. The rice terrace is designed very beautiful with exquisite hollowing rice field and precisely located on the hill bank. In this place, You will enjoy the beautiful panorama of valley with rice terrace and coconut trees ornament it.
Ubud’s Monkey Forest was once infamous for it’s menacing monkeys, who would snatch valuables from unwitting tourists, or approach them aggressively. Since 2002, however, the forest has been under the management of a local organization devoted to the preservation and care of the forest and it’s furry denizens. Salaried attendants are on duty daily thoughout the forest. The know all the monkeys, their idiosyncrasies and habits, and if any healty or behavior problems arise, veterinarians and wildlife exparts are consulted to resolve them. The monkeys enjoy supplementary food, and with the care and guidance of the new monkey patrol, their manners are much improved. The forest is now clean of litter too, and has well maintained trails.
Regular Tours Price:
USD 45/car ( 1 till 6 person included)
USD 85/minibus ( 1 till 12 person included)
USD 105/minibus ( 1 till 16 person included)
USD 175/bus ( 1 till 30 person included)
Inclusion : Private Car / Minibus / Bus + Petrol + English Speaking Driver
Note : Entrance fee and Lunch is not include in the price
Inclusive Tours Price:
|Total Person||Price In USD|
|2 till 3||50 / person|
|4-till 6||40/ person|
|8 till 12||35/ person|
Note: For Inclusive Price is minimun Booking 2 Person
Tours as per itinerary, with air-conditioned and fuel , English speaking driver , All Entrance fee or Donantion, Lunch and Mineral water.