| HOURLY PACKAGE |
4 hrs /car/ US$ 52
8 hrs / car / US$ 91
10 hrs / car /US$ 104
12 hrs / car / US$ 117
add. US$ 12 / hour
On this drive, I would take you through a lovely Arts & Scenic route through small
villages and some of Bali’s spectacular rice terraces. We would also take time
to visit the awe-inspiring Mount Batur, well-know for the magnificent view of its
giant caldera and Lake Batur.
The day will begin with pick-up at your hotel and a quick drive to Batubulan
village, where we will see the traditional Balinese barong dance around 09.30 –
10.30. Batubulan is also the center for stone carving, and you will have a chance
to do some shopping if you wish. As we drive towards Kintamani, other villages we
will visit are: Celuk – famous for its gold- and silversmiths; Batuan – to see
Balinese house architectural style and the homes of artists and painters; and Mas –
a center for the art of wood carving. We will arrive at Kintamani at lunchtime. You
could take your lunch sitting at a restaurant on the edge of the giant caldera,
taking in the best panorama of Bali.
Lunch is not included in the tour price, but you may select the restaurant of your
On our return trip, you have your choice of activities:
We will stop at several more villages, including the traditional village of
Pengelipuran, with its lovely bamboo forest, and then visit Kehen Temple in the town
of Bangli. From there we will go to see the stunning rice-terrace views from the
Bukit Jati temple, and then head back to your hotel.
We will visit the Gunung Kawi temple, the Tegalalang rice terrace, Petulu village
and its famous herons, and then continue back to your hotel.
I will drive you on a beautiful, long drive to enjoy the island’s rich greenery,
where all the hidden beauty of Bali can be found, and end the day at sunset at Tanah
Departing the hotel at 09.00, Taman Ayun temple will be our first stop. We will then
drive along the mountain road to Bedugul, to see either the Botanical Garden or Ulun
Danu temple at Lake Beratan. If you wish, you could take your lunch at the
restaurant in Pacung village, with its beautiful view of rice terraces and
Then, on the way to Jatiluwih village, we will drive through some of Bali’s best
rice terraces, with their traditional irrigation systems. From there, it will take
from one to one-and-a-half hours to coast over to Tanah Lot temple. For the
absolutely best and most beautiful view, we will be there to watch the sun set into
the Indian Ocean. Sunset is at about 18.00 to 18.15, year round.
You will see traditional Balinese “Ikat” tie-dye fabric being produced at a weaving factory in Gianyar and visit the intriguing Kerta Gosa Court of Justice of Klungkung. We then drive to the village of Tabola, with its very nice views of the rice terraces and Mount Agung. From there we go to Tirta Gangga, the royal bathing pools at Karangasem, and on to Tenganan, an isolated Bali Aga village.