East Bali Culture & Sightseeing Tour

Tirta Gangga, Ababi, Abang, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia (0)
from/per person $37
  • Cultural & History
  • Bottled Water
  • Private Tour
  • Tour Guide
  • Transport with AC


Description

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.

Highlights:

  • 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.

ITINERARY

09.00 – Pick up

Pick up at Hotel. Pick up time vary from 09.30 to 10.30. Please see “Pick Up Information” tab for pick up schedule.

10.30 – Kerta Gosa 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.

11.15 – Goa Lawah, Bat Cave Temple

Goa Lawah Temple Goa Lawah (means Bat cave), the small temple but has recognized by the Balinese, being one of the island’s nine directional temples (southeast side of the island). The cave is situated at the base of the cliff which iscrowded by bats fruit. The cave is believed as a start tunnel that stretches 30 km to Pura Goa at Besakih Temple.

12.00 – Traditioanl Salt Farm

Traditional Salt Production Factory 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 Kelungkung Regency, Semarapura.

13.00 – Tenganan Ancient Village

Tenganan Traditional 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. After Tenganan visit, your guide will take you for lunch

15.30 – Taman Ujung Water Palace

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.

16.30 -Tirta Gangga

Tirta Gangga is a beautiful park, an heritage from the last King of Karangasem, that was built in 1948. This park has destroyed by the eruption of Mount Agung on 1963, and restored in 1981. Tirta Gangga park features a spring, shrine, water tower, pool and many kind of flowers which symbolize the harmonious relationship between human, plants, animals and God.

18.00 – Back to Hotel

Transfered back to your hotel.

Please note that the itinerary above is approximately.

PICK UP INFORMATION

TimeDeparture Location
08.30 AMNusa Dua, Jimbaran, Kuta, Seminyak, Tuban, Legian, Kerobokan, Canggu
09.00 AMSanur, Denpasar
09.00 AMUbud

DROP OFF INFORMATION

Drop off time is depending on your hotel location. Drop off time will be about 09.30.00 PM – 10.00 PM. If you want to be dropped at different location, please inform your driver during the trip.

INCLUSION

  • Private transport with AC
  • Bottled water
  • Driver cum guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

EXCLUSION

  • Food
  • Gratuities

THINGS TO BRING

  • camera
  • sunglasses
  • money

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Know Before You Book :

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Maximum group size is 12 people
  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary.

Know Before You Go :

  • Please bring small amount money if you are going to buy something

Redemption Instructions :

  • A call or message a day before activity start strongly recommended. Please call, SMS or Whatsapp +6281238363366

PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment:

  • All price are in United State Dollar (USD). Payment can be made by your credit card and will be processed by Paypal.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellation must be made 12 hours to travel date.
  • Cancellation made less than 12 hours will be charged 50% of total payment