Balinese Culture, Crafts and Temple Tours

Barong and Kris Dance – Ubud Art Village

Barong and Kris Dance

This tour mixes dance with art and crafts as well as a temple visit. The tour commences at Batu Bulan, famous for its Barong and Kris dances, then to Celuk, which is well known for its gold and silver smiths. The tour then moves on to visit Mas, the centre for wood carving in Bali, Batuan, the home of Balinese traditional painting. The tour draws to its end with visits to Ubud’s Monkey Forest and Goa Gajah, the Elephant Cave Temple.

Depart: 08.15am (approximately 6 – 8 hours)

Price: 650,000 Indonesian Rupiah

Ubud Afternoon and Kecak Fire Dance

Kecak Fire Dance

Arts, craft and dance are the focus of this tour, which includes Tohpati, the Batik Centre, Celuk, gold and silver smiths, Mas, the wood carving centre, Batuan, a painting centre along with the town of Ubud, its Monkey Forest, and finally to Batu Bulan to see a Kecak and Fire Dance.

Depart: 13.00pm (approximately 6 – 8 hours)

Price: 650,000 Indonesian Rupiah

Kintamani Tour

Kertha Gosa Hall of Justice compound

Culture, religion and law are the focus of this tour, which takes you through some beautiful and constantly changing landscapes.

The visit begins with a stop-over at Kertha Gosa, the Royal Hall of Justice in Klungkung. Then on upwards towards Kintamani, stopping to take in the rice terrace views at Bukit Jambul and a visit to a spice garden at Rendang Village. BesakihNext is the Mother Temple, Besakih followed by a stop at Kintamani to view the volcano and Lake Batur. The tour returns back down the mountain to conclude at Holy Water Temple at Tampak Siring.

Depart: 09.00am (approximately 5 – 7 hours)

Price: 600,000 Indonesian Rupiah

Klungkung, Goa Lawah Temple Tour

Goa Lawah

The tour starts by visiting:

Goa Lawah (Bat Cave Temple), Kusamba (Fishing Village), Kertha Gosa (Royal Justice Hall), Klungkung (traditional market).

Depart: 09.00 am (approximately 5 -7 hours)

Price: 400,000 Indonesian Rupiah

Tengana, East Bali Tour

Tirta Gangga

This tour of East Bali will take you to Tenganan, a Bali Aga village, then on to Buda Keling, where silver and gold smiths work, and finally to Amlapura where you will visit Tirta Gangga and Taman Ujung to see two Royal water palaces.

Depart: 08.15am (approximately 6 – 8 hours)

Price: 550,000 Indonesian Rupiah

Culture and Nature Tour

Traditional village of Penglipuran

For those who are interested in culture and nature, this tour is for you. The tour starts by visiting Sidemen, where you will see wonderful rice terrace views, and then you will visit a Spice Garden in Rendang before travelling up to Besakih to see the biggest temple in Bali. At Kintamani you will see across to the volcano and Lake Batur befoe visiting the traditional village of Penglipuran.

Depart: 09.00am (approximately 8 – 9 hours)

Price: 600,000 Indonesian Rupiah

Bedugul and Tanah Lot tour

Tanah Lot

This tour visits Taman Ayun (the temple of the King), Candi Kuning (Ulun Danu Temple), Beldugul (Botanical Garden), Ala Kedaton (Monkey Forest), Tanah Lot (rocky Temple on the Beach).

Depart: 09.00am (approximately 9 – 10 hours)

Price: 750,000 Indonesian Rupiah

Uluwatu Temple, Kecak Dance and Sunset Dinner

Uluwatu temple

Visit the southern penisula of Bali, the famous small temple of Uluwatu is built on the edge of a cliff that drops 200 feet into the Indian Ocean. While you watch a Kecak Dance you can also take in a beautiful sunset and dine at Jimbaran Bay at one of the many fresh grilled seafood restaurants.

Depart: 13.00pm (approximately 9 hours)

Price: 750,000 Indonesian Rupiah

Prices noted here are based on tours starting and ending in Karangasem Regency. If you are located outside the Regency, please contact Simpen Tours for an obligation-free quote.

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