Arrive at the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar and transfer to the hotel in Sidemen village. Dinner at hotel.
Early morning we will have 1 hour Yoga with instructor then after breakfast, we will continue for rice paddies and river trekking. Sidemen Trekking is a trekking package designed for those people who really want to know about situation in sidemen. Sidemen is a village in east Bali become a tourist resort because of the beauty of this place, cool weather, unique that is develop as a tourist destination to stay. On the way of Sidemen trekking, we will pass through the hanging wooden bridge that is fit for motor bike and human being to go through .Then walk up to the rice paddy fields with no clear step on it. We just take direction toward the mount Agung then follow the irrigation way of the water coming from. During the way of trekking, you will be passing also village and temple used for praying by the local villages. The trek is going up and down the river following the counter of the land .Here you can see also the people working at their field like to plow, cultivate, plant the seed to harvesting .The trekking Sidemen is very good trek for those who really want see the varieties of mixture plantation, people and the daily life of local people. We also have good opportunity to learn about irrigation system in this traditional Subak because we will pass the most popular Subak of Beteng. Then we will drive back to hotel for Balinese food lunch . Afternoon we will drive to visit Tenganan Bali Aga Tribe village in East of Bali area. Back to hotel for overnight.
Depart hotel early morning to visit Budakeling Village for astrology reading by the traditional priest and purification blessing. Budakeling is a small village south of Mount Agung, about 10 minutes to the west of Tirta Gangga, almost half way to Amed, the village is the center point of tourist destination point of East Bali. Budakeling is widely used though to refer to the Balinese Hindu community with Buddhist syncretism. Then continue to visit Taman Ujung ‘water palace’, with its complete and official designation of Taman Sukasada Ujung, is located in the village of Seraya in Karangasem regency. It’s the sister site of Tirta Gangga, also built by the late king of Karangasem. The complex consists of various large pools and historic structures set against a backdrop of Mount Agung and the eastern shoreline. The site suffered near devastation by showers of hot ash following the eruption of Mount Agung in 1963, and also weathered an earthquake in 1979. Restoration efforts throughout the decades helped it on its way to its current splendour, and it continues to appeal to both locals and visitors. Last we will visit Besakih Temple is often referred to as Bali’s ‘mother temple’ – a grand complex of at least 86 clan temples and shrines on the south-western slopes of Mount Agung. At least 70 celebrations take place at Besakih every year, as each shrine has its own anniversary. Besakih is considered to be the biggest and holiest of Bali’s temples. Its high location offers spectacular countryside views with rice paddies, hills, mountains, and streams. Exploring the whole site can take a day. Pura Besakih is the only temple open to every devotee from any caste group. Check in at your hotel in Klumpu, Bangli.
Breakfast at hotel. Leave hotel for visit Penglipuran village . Located in the south of the Bangli regency, about 35 km from Denpasar city, the peaceful village is popular among travelers worldwide as an excellent getaway from urban life. This is evident when you see how serene Penglipuran is from the traditional architecture of the houses as well as the immaculate gardens surrounding the village. In addition, every neighboring resident within the village lives harmoniously then continue visit Puncak Penulsan temple ; A temple that endured since far before the ruling of Bedahulu Dynasty dated back in the eighth century. The old site acts as a religious center, known by local as Puncak Penulisan Temple. It is located on the highest spot of Bangli regency. Puncak Penulisan temple is a temple complex, in a site resembles a seven level terraces pyramid. In ancient Balinese Kingdom period, between 882 – 1436 AD, the community sanctified several temples, including Puncak Penulisan temple as a place to worship the spirit of ancestor as well as their ruler. Discovered artifacts from this ancient site encompass varies type of megalithic artifacts such as a stone carved with moon and sun image, a statue of Brahma, three pairs statues, two Lingga-Yoni as a symbol of Lord Shiva, Ganesha figure, and several mini rock shrine to worship the holy spirit. unlike other regions in Bali, in Puncak Penulisan temple, the ritual is led by a priest called Jero Kubayan. Furthermore, in every ceremony that takes place in the temple, is taking care by a group of people called Gebog domas. A group of people consists of 200 family heads from Sukawana, Kintamani, Selulung, and Bantang regions, bringing a total of 800 people. Gebog Domas played an essential role as a symbol of unity between villages as well as to strengthen the brotherhood. Stop for lunch at Kintamani with mount and lake Batur overview . After lunch we will drive to Pancering Jagat temple which located to the east of Lake Batur in Trunyan village, Pura Pancering Jagat is an ancient Hindu temple famous for the massive 4m tall statue of the village’s guardian spirit. Featuring a seven-tiered meru shrine, the temple is believed to have been built from a farmer’s discovery of the statue long ago. Check in at your hotel in Sebatu area.
The first stop will be the village of Trunyan. The locals in this village live a very traditional life, quite different from that in the rest of Bali. The Trunyanese do not cremate their dead. After a cleansing ritual, the corpse is placed in a bamboo cage, known as ancak saji, which is placed under the Taru Menyan tree. Taru Menyan means pleasant-smelling tree and gives off a scent that neutralizes the smell of decaying bodies. It is from this tree that the name Trunyan derives. Only the bodies of married people are placed in the bamboo cages. Continue the tour and visit another ancient village called Bayung Gede which is believed to be the one from which all the ancient villages of Bali derive. Many people come here to see the hanging newborn placentas, unique to Bayung Gede. In Trunyan, the bodies of the dead are placed on the ground without burial, but here it is the placenta that is not buried. It is the only village in Indonesia to have this custom. Your trip won’t be complete without a visit to Gunung Kawi Temple Sebatu, an important Hindu temple in Bali. Back to your hotel for overnight .
Bayad is home to some of the most spectacular scenery on the island of Bali and home to caves, waterfalls and beautiful flora and fauna that can only be truly explored on foot. The 6km trail leads from one amazing site to another. Besides the natural wonders, also visit Goa Maya, home to a number of sacred Hindu statues, a spice centre, and a herb and vegetable. Local guides are able to tell you all about the environment and how the trek contributes to the preservation of the lush forest. At the end of your trek, your guide will present you the opportunity to plant your own tree along the trekking path with your name attached to it (costs of tree planting are additional).Lunch at local restaurant . after lunch we will visit Gunung Kawi Temple. Visit tirta empul for purification blessing . Last we will visit Gumang Temple ; This temple is one of the cultural heritage areas in the upper Pakerisan river. There are many statues in the temple area that lie in the Natar Pura, (3 Lingga Yoni statues, Tepasana Trident statues, Mandala Stupa statues, Moon statues, Sun statues, Nandi statues, Astadala statues, and other stone statues) . According to the Archaeological Agency, the yoni phallus at the Gumang temple is one of the largest and oldest linga yoni in Southeast Asia. This temple is surrounded by a forest which stores many types of medicinal plants and various other plants that can only be taken for ceremonial purposes. Check in at your hotel in Ubud centre.
Breakfast at hotel. Firstly we will stop at Ubud Palace then continue visit Gedong Arca Museum , Bali’s Museum Gedung Arca, also known as Museum Arkeologi or the Pejeng Archaeological Museum, stands in the village of Pejeng, not far from Ubud. Established in the mid-20th century and renovated in 2016, the museum boasts an eclectic collection that covers archaeological finds from millennia of human occupation on Bali. The museum is not a common stop on Bali tours. Those with a keen interest in prehistory or archaeology can arrange a visit with a private guide, perhaps combined with stops at historic temples such as Gunung Kawi, Tirta Empul, and Yeh Pulu. We will continue our visit Durgi Kutri Temple ; The place is in the village of Blahbatuh, Kutri. Here there are three temples into a complex, which can be visited easily, because it is located on the roadside of the highway Denpasar-Gianyar. The first temple is Pura Puseh, which stores the stone statues of the most beautiful Amoghapasa and Bodhi Satwa Awalokiteswara.
The Second Temple is Pura Bukit Dharma, which also has interesting florescence such as statue of Embodiment, Buddha statue and others. On top of this temple, as stated above, there is Pura Kedar man which can be reached by climbing dozens of stairs. In a small building on the top of this hill, there is a statue of the goddess Durga Mahisasuramardhini which is a beautiful sculpture artwork and considered as a statue of the manifestation of Queen Gunapryadharmapatni or Mahendradatta, the empress of King Udayana who ruled Bali Island in the early 11th century. Dating back to around the 12th century, Goa Garba is recognized as a temple for a giant. It is believed that the temple is related to a famous Balinese legend of an ancient Balinese Hindu military leader named Kebo Iwa. Last we will visit Pura Samuan Tiga Temple ; The temple’s name, Samuan Tiga, means ‘meeting of 3’ in the local tongue. This harks back to the historical consensus among previously conflicting Hindu sects at the time. Such conflicts were moderated and successfully resolved by the high royal priest, Mpu Kuturan. The meeting gave birth to the concept that each kingdom should have 3 main temples, each representing the mountain, the village and sea, as well as the ‘Tri Murti’ Hindu trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.
Depart from hotel for Organic cooking class ; experience that takes place in a home, this is a unique experience that takes place at an organic community farm and kitchen run by a group of locals interested in sustainable and environmentally friendly practices. Enjoy cooking and dining in a rustic, traditional, outdoor Balinese kitchen. Some of the dishes you might try are nasi sela (rice with sweet potato), garang asem (chicken cooked with Balinese spices), tuna satay (traditional Balinese fish kebabs) and sayur urab (green vegetables with coconut and spices). You will end your meal with kolak (banana dessert) and Balinese coffee or lemongrass tea. After lunch we will visit Goa Gajah temple . Goa Gajah is thought to date back to the 11th century, although relics predating this time were found within proximity of the site. The first mention of Goa Gajah and the Elephant Cave was in the Javanese poem Desawarnana written in 1365. Back to hotel for rest .
Morning after breakfast we will drive to small village for 3 – Hour Silver Jewelry Making Class ; Silver jewelry making is an age-old Balinese craft that’s vital to the island’s rural economy. On this private tour from Ubud, try out the art coached by a silversmith at a traditional village workshop. Tour the village to understand the craft’s importance; and learn to shape, cut, and finish your design before keeping it as a memento. Pre booking will secure your place for a time that fits your schedule. Learn Balinese silver jewelry making on a private workshop tour from Ubud . Pre book to ensure your place for a class time that suits you Create a design with tutelage from a silversmith and keep it as a souvenir. Then stop by at Batuan traditional house. After lunch we will visit Tegenungan waterfall before back to hotel
Leave Ubud village to visit Tihingan is where the music on the island comes from, a rare gem even in the artsy, culturally rich Bali. Indeed, the traditional Gamelan orchestra is one of Bali’s unique characteristics. From a simple celebration on the island’s rural villages to grand temple ceremonies, the orchestra is always played as an integral part of the festivity. With that being said, of all the villages throughout Bali, only a handful of villagers make a living out of crafting the traditional music instruments; and Tihingan in the Klungkung regency is one of the few. Then continue visit Kertagosa ; Royal court of Klungkung Kingdom, continue to Kamasan Village is a traditional painting community in Klungkung. It is renowned as the place where one of Bali’s famous painting styles originated, and the painters’ artistic skills have been passed down through generations. Although artworks vary subtly, the Kamasan style is prevalent throughout the region, featuring visual narratives in the form of wayang (shadow puppet) figures inspired by episodes from favourite Hindu epics, such as the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Among the best examples of the painting style are the ceiling artworks of the Kerta Gosa ‘hall of justice’. Last we will visit Dasar Bhuwana temple before we drive to Sanur beach for overnight.
Breakfast at hotel. Taman Anyar Balinese Experience is ordinary Balinese daily life, you will learn how to be Balinese people. start from farming process, learn about Balinese house and temple, make offering, cooking class, make coconut oil and enjoy lunch with dance performance. the best way to avoid touristic place and start with traditions. After lunch we will visit Badung traditional market, the biggest market in Bali and last visit Bajra Sandi monument before back to hotel
Breakfast at hotel . Free days on the beach
Depart hotel early morning for catch speed boat to Nusa Penida island from Sanur harbor. What’s life without a little adventure? A tropical vacation shouldn’t just be about relaxing on beaches, so come have fun and explore all Bali has to offer with Bali Funtasea. Explore the charms of Nusa Penida and prepare to be amazed by the spectacular views that await you there. Embark on an island tour to Broken Beach, Angels Billabong, and Kelingking Beach; the three must-see iconic tourist destinations on the island. After lunch we will drive to Crystal Bay beach for swimming and relax on the beach. Afternoon back to Nusa Penida harbor for speed boat back to Bali. (English speaking driver only )
Breakfast at hotel . Free days on the beach
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Ngurah Rai International Airport for flight HOME.