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Bali Culture and Temple Tour

This tour offer special experience to learn the traditional way of living and culture of Bali. The

information about different living in western and Bali. Also the story about Bali during ruled by the king and historical place was created.

per adult from

$77

AUD

Duration

6 to 10 hours

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Parking Fees
    • Sarung to enter the temple.
    • Entry/Admission - Bali Traditional House Gung Aji
    • Entry/Admission - Barong And Kris Dance
    • Entry/Admission - Puseh Batuan Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Elephant Cave
    • Entry/Admission - Tegalalang Rice Terrace
    • Entry/Admission - Tirta Empul Temple
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Bali Traditional House Gung Aji, Jalan Raya Negara No.100, Sukawati, Batuan, Kec. Gianyar, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80582, Indonesia

    The Balinese traditional compound is basically divided into three parts on which part has different purposes. Applying the directional concept of their traditional compass, holy structures are built at the mountain at the mountain – wards of the compound such as shrines ( head ), in the middle yard are built all structures of living quarter ( body ), and at the seawards for kitchen and remaining land where they usually throw garbage away. A Balinese traditional compound is mostly enclosed either red bricks, sand stones, or odove walls covered with thatch roof made sedge grass or rice stubble. In front of the compound is the entrance gate.On both sides of the entrance walls, there are two niches as the substitution of shrines where , if the family is a bit financially better off they usually construct separate shrines, sometimes elaborate ones.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Barong And Kris Dance, Jl. Pura Puseh, Batubulan, Kec. Sukawati, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80582, Indonesia

    Traditional Classical Barong Dance

    The play tells the story of Kunti, the mother of Sadewa, who promised to give her child to the devilish Rangda. However, Kunti was unable to surrender her beloved son to the forces of evil. Of course, this refusal angered the wicked Rangda who bewitched Kunti and her guards, forcing the guards to Sadewa deep into the forest and leave him in front of Rangda’s palace. The Lord Shiva, who witnesses the helplessness of the innocent child, comes down to help Sadewa, granting the boy immortality.

    Essentially, the play is about how good triumphs over evil. This is generally the underlying theme in most Balinese performances, which through dance, music and drama aim to spread good moral teachings.The most popular Barong Dance at Batubulan in Gianyar, and the Denpasar suburbs. Shows are locally managed locally; dances performed by villagers, and live gamelan orchestra accompanies the full length of the show.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Puseh Batuan Temple, Batuan Village near Singapadu, Sukawati 80582 Indonesia

    This 11th century temple faces a separate large communal hall,

    Batuan Temple, referred to locally as ‘Pura Puseh lan Pura Desa Adat Batuan’, is a focal landmark in the namesake village of Batuan, Up the five-tiered ‘candi bentar’ gate of Batuan Temple, you’ll come across various reliefs depicting mythical Balinese figures and floral themes, as well as statues depicting the Hindu trinity, Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva further inside. A series of multi-tiered thatched-roof shrines within the temple’s inner courtyard are set in a layout that is typical of all large temple complexes in Bali. The temple pavilion’s wooden beams and ceilings are heavily engraved and gold gilded.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Elephant Cave, Jl. Raya Goa Gajah Desa Bedulu, Ubud 80581 Indonesia

    Goa Gajah’s name is slightly misleading, lending the impression that it’s a gigantic dwelling full of elephants. Nevertheless, Goa Gajah ‘Elephant Cave’ is an archaeological site of significant historical value that makes it a special place to visit. Goa Gajah dates back to the 11th century, built as a spiritual place for meditation. Upon reaching the base you will come across a large ‘wantilan’ meeting hall and an assortment of large old stone carvings, some restored to their former full glory. The pool, excavated in 1954, features five out of supposedly seven statues depicting Hindu angels holding vases that act as waterspouts. Various structures reveal Hindu influences dating back to the 10th century, and some relics feature elements of Buddhism dating even earlier to the 8th century. The cave is shallow; inside are three stone idols each wrapped in red, yellow and black cloths. Black soot lines the cave’s walls as result from the current-day incense burning. Several indentations show where meditating priests once sat. The northern side of the complex is dominantly Buddhist while south across the river it’s mostly Shivaite.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tegalalang Rice Terrace, Jalan Raya Ceking, Tegalalang 80517 Indonesia

    Tegallalang Rice Terraces in Ubud is famous for its beautiful scenes of rice paddies involving the subak (traditional Balinese cooperative irrigation system), Tegallalang forms the three most splendid terraced landscapes in Ubud's shared region, with the others being in the villages of Pejeng and Campuhan. The Tegallalang rice terraces alone offers a scenic outlook that spreads down before you and away to the rice paddies on the slopes across the valley. The high roadside location is cool and breezy and it is a well-known spot for tourists to stop and take photos.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tirta Empul Temple, Jl. Tirta, Manukaya, Tampaksiring 80552 Indonesia

    Tirta Empul is an important temple complex and holy mountain spring. The complex, built circa 960 AD, is also a silent witness to the old Balinese kingdom years, particularly at the time of the Warmadewa Dynasty. Tirta Empul, meaning ‘holy water spring’ is actually the name of a water source located within the temple. The spring feeds various purification baths, pools and fish ponds surrounding the outer perimeter, which all flow to the Tukad Pakerisan River. Inside the central courtyard, referred to as ‘madya mandala’ or ‘jaba tengah’, pilgrims first approach a rectangular purification bath where a total of 13 elaborately sculpted spouts that line the edge from west to east. After solemn prayers at an altar-like shrine, they proceed to enter the crystal-clear, cold mountain water. With hands pressed together, they bow under the gushing water of the first spout, carrying on to the eleventh. The water from the last two of the 13 spouts is meant for purification purposes in funerary rites. It is tempting to try out the purification bathing ritual yourself; however the formal routine is strictly meant for pilgrims and devotees. You might want to consult your guide who may ask a temple authority for further details.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    we do pick up at the hotel where the guest stay. additional usd $10 for area Nusa Dua, Jimbaran, Kuta, Seminyak, Sanur.
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Amansuka Tour - Day Tours

Activity ID: V-119530P4

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