East Bali Tour is designed for those who are looking for romance and culture. If you are going to have a romantic holiday, this trip is perfect for you. During the trip, you will be taken to some cultural places to learn about Bali ancient culture at Tenganan Village. A village of Bali Aga – a native Balinese people community. At Kertagosa, you will learn about ancient court, seeing Karma illustration believed by Balinese.
- Visit and learn the ancient court system of Bali at Kerta Gosa
- See and learn how Balinese making salt in traditional way
- Visit one of the most photographed Bali’s landmark
- Visit the Bali Aga (ancient & traditional) village of Tenganan
- Taking a photogenic picture at Taman Ujung Water Garden
Tour start from your hotel then drive to Semarapura, where we will stop for the ancient Court Kerta Gosa. Kerta Gosa is a historical building which used by the ancient Balinese ruler as a criminal court, and also used as a pavilion where the king and his ministers met to discuss a law, the Kingdom security, economy and other matters of importance. The uniqueness of Kerta Gosa is on its ceiling that full of painting which describes the trial in the court and the punishment imposed.
Our next stop is Kusamba Beach. If you’re curious about local life in Bali and want to see traditional farming practices in action using primitive tools, then Kusamba Beach is a unique place to visit. Kusamba traditional salt farmers could be the last generation of salt farmers in Bali, located around seven kilometers east of the capital city of Klungkung Regency, Semarapura.
Trip continued to Taman Ujung or Taman Sukasada located at Banjar Ujung, Tumbu Village, about 5 km southeast of Amlapura, Karangasem. During a Dutch Colonization it was known as ‘Water Palace’. Taman Ujung now covers about 10 hectares area which was originally about 400 hectares while it was built in 1909 by the King of Karangasem. The building was designed by Dutchman architect named Van Den Hentz and a Chinese man named Loto Ang, helped by Balinese Undagi. The property which is belonged to the Royal Family of Karangasem open to public and very popular among pre-wedding photographer with its fantastic scenery.
After lunch in one of the local restaurant, trip continued to Tenganan Village, one of the most ancient and unique village in Bali, with its strong adherence to traditional ways. It is the only place in Indonesia that produces the celebrated geringsing cloth. Tenganan is very popular with its blood sacrifice ritual called “mekare kare” (the fighting using thorny pandan leaves) which each combatant hits their opponent with the aim of drawing blood.