BTO-05: Ubud – Tanah Lot Tours

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  • Duration: 10 hours / day
  • Price: USD 50 / car

Tour begins with a visit to see the cultivation and weaving of batik in Bali. Then proceed to Celuk to see the process of making gold and silver handicrafts. Mas village is the next destination, the center of carving and sculpture in Bali, various shapes and creations can be found here.

Afterwards, the tour continues with a visit to Ubud Monkey Forest, forests inhabited by sacred monkeys. Next destination is Ubud Royal Palace and some painting shop. Proceed to Taman Ayun with its famous temple of the Kingdom of Mengwi. Finally, tour is directed to Tanah Lot to see the beautiful sunset with a view of the unique temple located in the sea.

Tour Start:10.00 AM

Places To Visit

Tohpati

Tohpati Village is just about 12 kilometers from Kuta, and famous for Bali’s Batik Wand Weaving Center. Batik is a traditional form of painting fabric.

They painstakingly use dots and lines from wax to decorate the cloth. It is very impressive to watch. It would be impossible to visit or live in Indonesia and not be exposed to one of the country’s most highly developed art forms, batik.

Tohpati Village is a batik home industry, you will undoubtedly experience an overwhelming stimulation of the senses – due to the many colors, patterns and the actual smell of batik. Only through repeated visits and a bit of study will the types of designs and their origins become apparent.

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Celuk Village

The village of Celuk, located approximately 4km southwest of the Sukawati District, is also Bali’s major centre for goldsmiths and silversmiths. The main road of Jalan Raya Celuk is lined up with galleries and workshops. The silver and gold shops line the roads approximately 10km northeast from Denpasar. The village of Celuk is also a link between Bali’s Batubulan-Mas-Sukawati-Ubud ‘golden pentacle’ of artisans and craftsmen.

Various type of jewelry, either as souvenirs or export commodities are produced in this village includes variation type of rings, necklaces, earrings, hairpins, brooch and others. In addition to this, the artisans at Celuk Village are responding to the market demands and also produce the modern products such as medal, models and culture symbols.

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Mas Village

Mas Village is a village of art with a focus on carving of wood sculptures. It is situated in Ubud District and Gianyar Regency has a distinctive style in the art carving of wood sculptures that promotes characteristic synergy of humanism and naturalism. The fame of this village as a village of art has been recognized nationally and internationally which can not be separated from the greatness name of some maestros who born, growth and find their identities and spirit of art in Mas Village like the famous artist, Ida bagus Tilem (deceased) and others.

Although the principle identity of Mas Village is sculpture village, it is now also developing several tourism objects and attractions that have enriched the fascinations of this village.

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Ubud Monkey Forest

Ubud Monkey Forest is a small forrest measuring 12,00ha where you can see hundreds of monkeys in their natural habitat. It’s one of the place in Bali where monkeys exist, free and peaceful. There are hundred of monkeys in this forest and high up on the big trees many bats area hanging and singing with their loud voices.

The monkeys in Ubud Monkey Forest are very tame and free gallivanting in temple yard, so that the calm atmosphere is sometime solved by noise voice of the monkey, which are playing around and scrambling of food.

Ubud Monkey Forest is located in Central Ubud, short distance from Ubud Market and Puri Ubud.

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Ubud

Ubud is a remarkable town in the middle of the island of Bali. For more than a century, it has been the island’s preeminent centre for fine arts, dance and music. Ubud Village is an art village where many the art works with the high artistic values can be found in the area. It is because of the local people creatively creating the art work in particular of paintings. It is situated in 300 meters above sea level and featured by the cool temperatures that mostly better than the areas in south part of Bali Island.

As a tourist destination, Ubud has many interesting tourist attractions for tourists from domestic and foreign countries. The tourist destination can be visited around Ubud includes Puri Saren (Ubud Palace), Traditional Art Market, Monkey Forest and Painting Museum.

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Taman Ayun Temple

Taman Ayun Temple is a Royal Temple of Mengwi Empire and it is located in Mengwi Village, Mengwi sub district, Badung regency and about 18 Km north side of Denpasar town. It is strategically located beside of major roadway between Denpasar to Singaraja. It is set on the land which is surrounded by the big fish pond and look like a drift on the water.

It owns the beautiful temple building with multistoried roof and Balinese Architecture. The wide beautiful landscape garden in front courtyard to welcome all visitors who come and visit this temple. It is a beautiful place to visit on your vacation in Bali.

It is a great place to marvel at the early and traditional Balinese architectural features that prevail on the island.

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Tanah Lot

Tanah Lot is one of the important directional temples in Bali. The temple is located on a rock just offshore. It is said to be the work of revered 15th century Hindu priest Nirartha and forms an important element of Balinese spirtualism and mythology.

This is an extremely popular tourist destination and the whole area is often very busy indeed, especially in the late afternoons, pre-sunset. The area between the car park and the beach adjacent to the temple is a maze of souvenir shops selling just about every Balinese trinket imaginable.

There is a footpath to the raised cliff area just to the south from where the views of the temple and the sunset behind it are outstanding.

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