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Tanah Lot Sunset Tour

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Ubud Monkey Forest is a sacred Monkey Sanctuary that lies on the southern part of Ubud center. The little forest is inhabited by about 125 of Balinese macaques or otherwise known as long tailed macaques. The three holy temples in the forest were built during the mid-14th century.

Pura Dalem Agung is the temple of the dead and is located at the southwestern part of the main forest. The Holy bathing temple is located at the northwest down a long flight of steps above the stream. The third temple is Pura Prajapati at the eastern edge of the main forest alongside a graveyard. Art Village Lodtunduh, is well known for the home of painting artists and in the Village of Mas, famous for its wood carving.

Mengwi is a small village that has a glittering history as the capital of a powerful 17th century kingdom and it is the site of an important temple from that era. The once great realm of Mengwi arose with the weakening of Gelgel in east Bali around 1650. The most splendid remainder from Mengwi’s former glory is indisputably the Pura Taman Ayun. This is probably the largest existing Balinese house temple built in the middle of the 18th century by Mengwi’s greatest King.

Tanah Lot is a rock formation off Bali Island which was carved with time by incoming tides . Tanah Lot was built around the 16th century by the priest, Dang Hyang Nirartha and is home to the pilgrimage temple Tanah Lot, popular tourist attraction and cultural icon for photography and great sunset location.

Bali Hideaway

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Goa Gajah or the famous Elephant Cave. It overlooks the Petanu River and showcases a Siwaitic rock-cut cave, a bathing place,a monks’ chamber, a number of Buddhist rock cut stupas and statues and several foundations. It is known as the 11th century Buddhist hermitage.

PuraKehen(Kehen Temple) is the state temple for the regency of Bangli and it is one of Bali’s mort impressive temples, set on a wooded hillside about 2km north of the town center. It is usually referred by people as the miniature version of the mother temple Besakih. It is a terrace up the hillside with 38 steps leading to a beautifully decorated guardian statues entrance of wayang-figures taken from the popular Ramayana story. One of the main pointof attraction in the temple is a big old Banyan Tree that is over 700 years old.

Pura Besakih, nominated as UNESCO World Heritage Site as early as 1995, is considered to be the most important, the largest and holiest temple of Hindu religion in Bali. It is perched nearly 1000 m on the southwestern slope of Mt. Agung, offering a spectacular view over the southern part of Bali. It is an extensive complex of 23 separate but related temples. The significant ceremonies of this temple is the great purification ceremonies of Panca Wali Krama, theoretically held every 10 years and Eka Dasa Rudra every 100 years.

The Kerta Gosapavilion at Klungkung Palace, located in the city of Klungkung, is an example of Balinese architecture. It was first build in the early 18th century with primary function in 1945 as a court of law and then became a historical building displaying an array of paintings.

North Bali

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Mengwi is a small village that has a glittering history as the capital of a powerful 17th century kingdom and it is the site of an important temple from that era. The once great realm of Mengwi arose with the weakening of Gelgel in east Bali around 1650. The most splendid remainder from Mengwi’s former glory is indisputably the Pura Taman Ayun. This is probably the largest existing Balinese house temple built in the middle of the 18th century by Mengwi’s greatest King.

Lake Bratan, located in the mountains near Bedugul, has the best view on a major Shivaite water temple that was built in 1663. The temple is used for offerings ceremony to the Balinese water, lake and river goddess Dewi Danu. Lake Bratan is known as the Lake of Holy Mountain due to the fertility of this area. Located 1200m above sea level, it has a cold tropical climate.

Gitgit Waterfall is a beautiful tourist destination in north part of Bali not too far from Lovina and the old Island capital Singaraja. It is located in the plateau area at around 35 meters height and is surrounded by tropical rain forest.

Lovina Beach, west of Singaraja, stretches along 8km of black sandy beach. The name of Lovina was coined by the last king of Buleleng. There are no clear sources or evidence on the genesis of the name Lovina but is interpreted as love contained in the hearts of all people.

Banjar, is a natural hot spring, located at the heart of Singaraja and, is believed to heal skin disease.

EAST BALI

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Goa Gajah or the famous Elephant Cave. It overlooks the Petanu River and showcases a Siwaitic rock-cut cave, a bathing place,a monks’ chamber, a number of Buddhist rock cut stupas and statues and several foundations. It is known as the 11th century Buddhist hermitage.

The KertaGosapavilion at Klungkung Palace, located in the city of Klungkung, is an example of Balinese architecture. It was first build in the early 18th century with primary function in 1945 as a court of law and then became a historical building displaying an array of paintings.

Goa Lawah or Bat Cave is a temple with nature cave dwelt by thousands of tail bat. Legend has it that when Klungkung was ruled from Kusamba, a prince of Mengwi sought refuge here and entered the bat cave. He was not seen again until he emerged nearly 20kms to the north at Pura Besakih. No one has since tried to enter the cave to prove whether it really extends that far.

Tenganan village is very unique due to its Bali Aga culture that still holds to the original traditions, ceremonies and rules of ancient Balinese. It is also very unique by its village layout and architecture.

Taman Ujung Water Palace is located in the village of Seraya in Karangasem regency. It is the sister site of Tirta Gangga, also built by the late raja of Karangasem. The complex consists of various large pools and historic structures set against a backdrop of Mount Agung and the eastern shoreline.

Tirta Gangga meaning Water of Gangga,refers to the scared river of Hindu. The last Raja of Karangasem Anak Agung Anglurah built it around 1948 as one of his three testaments to his obsession with pools, moats and fountains. Tirta Gangga, an elegant palace, was damaged on several occasions including the eruption of Mount Agung in 1963.

ULUWATU SOUTH BALI

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Batubulanis an artistic countryside in west part of Gianyar regency and famous for stone work and artistic blessing dance.

Tohpati village is the center of artistic batik Art Village, about 12kms from Kuta and is most famous for Bali’s Batik Wand Weaving Center.

Jimbaran beautiful white sand beach is a great place to dine for the best seafood while enjoying spectacular sunset. It is also a great place for markets with fresh produce, local herbs and spices.

Garuda Wisnu Kencana is a 240 hectares private cultural park at the southern end of the Island. The park is devoted to Hindu god Vishnu and his companion-mount Garuda, the mythical bird.

Uluwatu Temple is a Hindu sea temple built in the 11th century, set on the cliff bank in the south part of Bali Peninsula and overlooking the Indian Ocean with stunning sunsets.

Ubud Central Bali

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Batubulanis an artistic countryside in west part of Gianyar regency and famous for stone work and artistic blessing dance.

Tohpati village is the center of artistic batik Art Village, about 12kms from Kuta and is most famous for Bali’s Batik Wand Weaving Center.

Jimbaran beautiful white sand beach is a great place to dine for the best seafood while enjoying spectacular sunset. It is also a great place for markets with fresh produce, local herbs and spices.

Garuda Wisnu Kencana is a 240 hectares private cultural park at the southern end of the Island. The park is devoted to Hindu god Vishnu and his companion-mount Garuda, the mythical bird.

Uluwatu Temple is a Hindu sea temple built in the 11th century, set on the cliff bank in the south part of Bali Peninsula and overlooking the Indian Ocean with stunning sunsets.

Half day

Tegallalang

Tegallalang, located north of Ubud, isa must do and very famous for its unique panorama offering a spectacular view on rice terraces.

Gunung Kawi is famous for its complex rock cut monument dating from the late 11th century. It is one of Bali’s ancient and largest monuments and consists of 10 rock-cut candi (shrines) – memorials cut out of the rock face in imitation of actual statues.

Tampaksiring and its holy water spring temple dates from centuries. The water is believed to have magic curative powers and is a place to purify our self from the bad influences in life. The water that comes out from the shower is believed to eliminate all kind of diseases including adverse effect in the human life and give the new holy spirits.

Art Village Lodtunduh, is well known for the home of painting artists and in the Village of Mas, famous for its wood carving.

Kintamani Volcano

Goa Gajah or the famous Elephant Cave. It overlooks the Petanu River and showcases a Siwaitic rock-cut cave, a bathing place,a monks’ chamber, a number of Buddhist rock cut stupas and statues and several foundations. It is known as the 11th century Buddhist hermitage.

Gunung Kawi is famous for its complex rock cut monument dating from the late 11th century. It is one of Bali’s ancient and largest monuments and consists of 10 rock-cut candi (shrines) – memorials cut out of the rock face in imitation of actual statues.

Tampaksiringand its holy water spring temple dates from centuries. The water is believed to have magic curative powers and is a place to purify our self from the bad influences in life.

The water that comes out from the shower is believed to eliminate all kind of diseases including adverse effect in the human life and give the new holy spirits.

Temen Village, is a very well-known area for Bali spices alongside with coffee and vanilla plantation.

The Volcano, still active, has a very spectacular view overlooking the widest lake in Bali known as Danu Batur.

Tegallalang, located north of Ubud, isa must do and very famous for its unique panorama offering a spectacular view on rice terraces.

Kintamani – Besakih

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Goa Gajah, the famous Elephant Cave. It Overlooks the Petanu River and consists of a siwaitic rock-cut cave, a bathing place, Buddhist statues and several foundations. It is known as the 11th century Buddhist hermitage.

Tampaksiring and its holy water spring temple dates from centuries. The water is believed to have magic curative powers and is a place to purify our self from the bad influences in life. The water that comes out from the shower is believed to eliminate all kind of diseases including adverse effect in the human life and give the new holy spirits.

Temen Village, is a very well-known area for Bali spices alongside with coffee and vanilla plantation.

Pura Besakih, nominated as UNESCO World Heritage Site as early as 1995, is considered to be themost important, the largest and holiest temple of Hindu religion in Bali. It is perched nearly 1000 m on the southwestern slope of Mt. Agung, offering a spectacular view over the southern part of Bali. It is an extensive complex of 23 separate but related temples. The significant ceremonies of this temple is the great purification ceremonies of Panca Wali Krama, theoretically held every 10 years and Eka Dasa Rudra every 100 years.

Bedugul Mountain

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Mengwi is a small village that has a glittering history as the capital of a powerful 17th century kingdom and it is the site of an important temple from that era. The once great realm of Mengwi arose with the weakening of Gelgel in east Bali around 1650. The most splendid remainder from Mengwi’s former glory is indisputably the Pura Taman Ayun. This is probably the largest existing Balinese house temple built in the middle of the 18th century by Mengwi’s greatest King.

Jatiluwihis a small mountain village located on the feet of mount Batukaru. Jatiluwih means “truly marvelous“. It has the most spectacular rice terrace view of the island.

Pura Luhur Batukaru is a Hindu temple located on the southern slope of Mount Batukaru, Bali’s second-highest volcano.

This was the state of the ancestral temple of Tabanan court and each shrine represents a different dynastic ancestor. This temple is one of the nine axial temples sacred to all Hindu Balinese and meant to protect Bali from evil spirits. Standing in front of the newly restored gates, it may take a moment to appreciate this most ancient and sacred site.

Lake Bratan, located in the mountains near Bedugul, has the best view on a major Shivaite water temple that was built in 1663. The temple is used for offerings ceremony to the Balinese water, lake and river goddess Dewi Danu. Lake Bratan is known as the Lake of Holy Mountain due to the fertility of this area. Located 1200m above sea level, it has a cold tropical climate.

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