The perfect introduction to Bali's fascinating culture and handicrafts, picturesque rice fields, traditional villages and a spectacular lake and volcano.
First stop is the stone carving village of Batubulan to see the colorful and exciting Barong Dance. After the performance, drive through to the village of Celuk, famous for its gold and silver works. You can watch skilled artisans creating exquisite pieces from gold and silver.
Then continue to the Balinese countryside to Mas - a village famous for its impressive woodcarvings, where you can see artisans chipping intricate design from blocks of wood.
Next visit is to the mysterious Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave), which dates back to the 3rd century. Hewn out of the rocks, the cave entrance is fantastically carved and depicts entangled leaves, animals, ocean waves and demonic human shapes.
Your route takes you further inland through terraced rice fields and up into the mountains, where the vegetation changes from small rice and vegetable plots to bamboo forests and citrus fruit trees. There will also be a visit to local village on route during the day. On arrival at Kintamani, enjoy spectacular views of Mount Batur, with ribbons of black lava running down from its peak in the valley below. The crater is holy and a sanctuary at the top is dedicated to fertility goddess. Next to Mount Batur, Lake Batur shimmers like a sheet of blue glass - a wonderful photographic opportunity. Free time will be given for you to take your lunch at local restaurant in Kintamani.
The route back to your hotel takes you to one Bali's holy springs. The waters are believed to have magic curative powers and people journey from all over Bali to purify themselves in the clear bathing pools. In Ubud, the artistic heart of Bali, visit one of the many art galleries and watch the artists at work.
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Immerse Yourself in Balinese Culture
Head to Batubulan Village where you can see a live performance of the traditional Barong dance. Next, proceed to a village known for its production of fine gold and silver pieces. Watch as skilled artisans equipped with years of experience create magnificent works of art.
Woodworks in Mas and Sculptures in Goa Gajah
Visit Mas, a village renowned for its wooden masterpieces. Head to Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave) and be fascinated by wall carvings fashioned from stone. Feel reinvigorated as you visit the central meditational cave as well as bathing pools and fountains.
See Spectacular Views at Kintamani
Pass by terraced rice fields and visit a local village on your way to Kintamani. See Mount Batur, an active volcano standing 1,717 meters tall, with a crater that serves as a sanctuary dedicated to a fertility goddess. You can also see the glistening waters of Lake Batur.
Bali's Holy Springs and Ubud Artists
After lunch (own expense), head to a spring where the water is claimed to have healing properties and is frequented by the locals themselves. The tour ends at Ubud where you can visit an art gallery and see artists as they work.
Drop-off at Select Hotels in the Resort Area of Bali
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A portion of the tour will be in a vehicle for a long period that may be uncomfortable for infants ages 0-1.
Infant seats are available but subject to availability.
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