This tour takes you to Besakih Temple at the foot of Mount Agung, through rice field terraces and on to Bali's scenic East Coast.
This tour takes you to Besakih Temple at the foot of Mouth Agung, through rice field terraces and on to Bali's scenic East Coast. First stop is Kerta Gosa, the hall of justice, in Klungkung, which dates from the 18th century.
You trip continues up into the mountains, stopping to admire the view from Bukit Jambul over rice terraces with the sea glistening in the distance. Then its into Besakih Temple, almost 1,000m above sea level. Besakih is the "Mother Temple" of Bali and probably originated as a prehistoric sanctuary where offerings were made to the god of Mount Agung.
Back at sea level, we visit Tenganan - one of the original Bali "Aga" villages where traditions have changed little over the centuries. Our drive continues through the beach resort of Candi Dasa to Kusamba, a small fishing village, followed by Goa Lawah (Bat Cave) where the walls of the cave literally vibrate with thousands of Bats. The cave is considered to be holy, with shrines and a temple protecting to entrance.
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Pick-up at Select Hotels in the Resort Area of Bali
Ancient Hall of Justice
Dating back to the 18th century, Kerta Gosa is a place of historical relevance. Used as a justice court a long time ago, its ceiling is painted to depict ancient stories in mesmerizing colors and intricate design.
Mother Temple of Bali
Take time to admire the view of carefully tended rice terraces with the sea sparkling in the distance. Visit Besakih Temple, considered to be the most significant temple of Hindu religion in Bali.
Villages Untampered by the Flow of Time
Visit Tenganan, once known to be one of the most secluded societies in Indonesia. You will also get to see Kusamba, a small fishing village where you can witness traditional methods of salt mining.
Journey into the real-life bat cave, where thousands of bats live within in the dark. The sheer number of bats in the cave make the walls vibrate. Despite the dark and eerie atmosphere it is considered to be a holy place by the locals, shrines and a temple protect the cave's entrance.
Drop-off at Select Hotels in the Resort Area of Bali
Price & Options
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 for the cars but numbers will be limited.
Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
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