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Example One Day Tour

This is typical example of what can be seen and done in a one day tour. It is cultural tour.

The tour will start at 8:30 am (or when you wish).

I will pick you up from your hotel.

First stop: Batubulan village

Barong dance

Here you will see Barong and Kris dance.

The Barong play represents an eternal fight between good and evil spirits. A barong (a mythological animal) represent good spirit and Rangda (a mythological monster) represent evil one.

This village is also famous for stone carving.

Second stop: Neka Museum, Ubud

A Donald Friend painting in Neka Museum

Stop to see nice painting museum located in Sanggingan village.

Neka Art Museum is in a beautiful garden overlooking a river valley. Separate buildings based on traditional Balinese architecture show you the history of Balinese painting.

It is ideal place to see art works by Balinese, other Indonesian, and foreign born artists inspired by the magic of Bali. The foreign born artists include: Donald Friend (Australia); Rudolf Bonnet (Dutch); Arie Smit (Dutch-born Indonesian), and Theo Meier (Swiss).

Third stop: Tegallalang village

Rice terrace, Tegallalang

To see one of the most beautiful rice terraces in Bali. The patterns in shades of gold, green and brown created by rice cultivation captivate all visitors to Bali.

Rice is the most important crop grown in Bali: 'padi' is the rice plant, 'beras' is the uncooked grain and 'nasi' is cooked rice. Water is essential for rice cultivation and the maze of waterways across the island is organised by the 'subak', the rice growers’ association.

Fourth stop: Penelokan

Mount Batur overlooking Lake Batur

To see a good view of Gunung Batur (Mount Batur) the most active volcano in Bali. It has erupted on large scale more than 20 times in the last 200 years. The worst occasion was in 1917 when over 1000 people died and over 2000 temples were destroyed.

Fifth stop: Temen village

Coffee: from growing, roasting to drinking

To see plantation of coffee, cocoa, spice and fruit garden. Also you can see processing of Bali coffee with traditional process using wood fire.

Sixth stop: at wood carving village, Mas and painter village, Batuan

Batuan painting by I Gede Widyantara

Mas village produce very good quality wood carving from hard wood such as teak, mahogany, ebony and hibiscus and woods imported from Java, Sulawesi and Sumatra.

In Batuan village artists have created variety of painting.

Desa Batuan Temple


Here also you can see Pura Desa Batuan (Desa Batuan temple) with famous split gate, nice stone carving and statue in the temple.

Final stop: back at your hotel

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