BCD-402: Bali Nature Tour Beauty
Not only is Bali popular with Indonesian tourists. Even foreigners have deeper insights into this paradise and put it into their next holiday list. Bali is indeed one of the best destinations, as it offers beautiful panoramas and places to miss. Even every region of Bali can be a place to calm your mind, enjoy traditional food and take photographs of pre-marriage!
Bali offers something magical in the look. The green parts are often everywhere you see. Jatiluwih’s rice terrace is one of the best rice terraces in Bali which is designated as a World heritage by UNESCO. This tour will combine with Taman Ayun Temple, Spices garden, Ulun Dhanu Beratan temple, fruits Market and Tanah Lot Sea temple.
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Our Bali Nature tour package today will explorer Bali with Its Natural Beauty and Temple. Please find some description on each tourism object below:
TAMAN AYUN ROYAL FAMILY TEMPLE:
Taman Ayun was a major temple at 17 kilometers northwest of Denpasar in the village of Mengwi. The temple complex is famous because of its magnificent traditional architectural characteristics spread across its courtyards and enclosures. The temple also has extensive gardens with lots of lots of beautiful fish ponds.
The name Taman Ayun is’ lovely garden.’ This palace complex is a excellent place not only to marvel at early Balinese architecture but also to imagine how royal balinese people lived behind palace walls in the day. For example, there are vast pools where palace servants are sailing around in tiny canoes.
Although the royal pools are far from what could be imagined during their glorious days, moussed walls and jade-laden water add to the rustic beauty of the entire landscape of this centuries-old temple site.
The temple was constructed in 1634 by Tjokerda Sakti Blambangan, then ruler of the Mengwi Kingdom. It was constructed with the inspiration of Chinese architecture and in 1937 underwent a major renovation project. Towering lanes from temple shrines are mostly Taman Ayun’s profile and a gesture of the Mengwi people’s reverence for their deified rulers. The temple is regarded Mengwi’s’ mother temple.’
Taman Ayun Temple was to be the primary veneration for the individuals of Mengwi who need not travel too far to the great shrines, such as Besakih in the East of Bali, Batukaru in Tabanan or Batur in Kintamani. It was also a sign of unification between the Mengwi kingdom and individuals.
The Taman Ayun Temple complex consists of 4 distinct branches, one above the other. The 1st is called’ Jaba’ or external division, which can be accessed only via a single door and path over the lakes. There is a tiny guardian sanctuary indoors and a big wantilan hall to the right where there are common meetings. There is a big fountain here with flowers in the cardinal directions.
The next courtyard is made up of a tiny temple called Pura Luhuring Purnama. The second and third terraces are somewhat greater than the first one. To enter, you have to enter through a second door, where you will be welcomed by a shelter called Bale Pengubengan, with the ornament of Dewata Nawa Sanga or nine Hindu gods who guide compass points.
East of this courtyard is an eighth meter high Wooden Bell tower called the Bale Kulkul, which is a tiny temple called Pura Dalem Bekak, while the Bale Kulk. Two rectangular hanging wooden clocks and a elevated and spectacular view of the complete complex will show the ascent.
The 4th and last court is regarded the most sacred, known as the Utama Mandal. The complexly adorned main door is only open during ceremonies as the entry point for consecrated heirlooms and other ceremonies. Every day there is another door in the south. Various levels with various contours and dimensions form the skyline of the temple.
Welcome to the Temple of Taman Ayun
Taman Ayun Temple is sharing with the cliffs of Uluwatu on the southern peninsula of the island on the same anniversary day. Each Tuesday, when devotees come to pray day and day and night, this is celebrated on a 210-day calendar in the Balinese Pavukon.
A journey to the complex of Taman Ayun Temple is generally a route to central or northern Bali, which is included. It’s also a good stop when you go from South Bali to Bedugul. Alas kedaton and Tanah Lot Sea Temple will be combined for half a day trip.
A pavilion named Bale Loji is north of the bell tower. In ancient times, it was there that priests and officials prepared or stopped. You can now generally see artists working here to create their recent artworks which can be purchased for the most part.
Manusa Yadnya Museum is just across the temple’s street. The museum is an excellent venue for learning Balinese rituals and transit rites. This also represents another optional tourist attraction when you come to the Temple of Taman Ayun.
Our Bali Nature tour trip will continue by driving uphill pass the village and vegetable plantations and stop on our next visit at ULUN DHANU LAKE BRATAN TEMPLE.
Situated on top of the plateau of Lake Beratan, the magnificent Ulun Danu Temple stands in the hilly Bedugul Tabanan Regency of Bali. The air is crisp and cool in the moderate, mountain climate at around 1.500 meters above sea level.
The lake is amazingly clear and almost totally silent, except for the gentle wind which sometimes sweeps around and creates small on the surface waves. A thin brume rises out of the lake and hangs around the temple in the air to make it look a bit surreal.
In worshiping the deity of Danu, Pura Ulun Danu has been built. Danu implies lake in Balinese tongue, whereas goddess Danu means water queen, lakes and rivers. Danu implies lake. Four sacred buildings are located in the temple complex.
Linga Pura is a place of worship to Shiva the god. It stands three levels elevated. The Mangu devotion to the god Vishnu was constructed and stands at 11 levels.
The primary temple is Pura Theratai Bang and Sang Hyang Widhi is worshiped by Pura Dalem Purwa. This latter temple is also a place to pray for fertility, wealth and prosperity.
The construction style is in keeping with Trimurti faith. The three gods Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu depict the three holy colours. To Lord Brahma, Creator, the first color is red. It’s black second. Lord Vishnu’s symbol is the universe balancing and preserving. Finally, white for god Shiva, The destructor.
From the megalithic era, the region around the temple is said to be a place of adoration and center for religious rituals. A sarcophagus and a piedmont which date back to approximately 500 BC are on the left of the temple.
It was reported in 1556 that the temple itself existed. In 1633 it was reconstructed with a blend of Hindu and Buddhist architectural styles by King of Mengwi, I Gusti Agung Putu.
The temple stays clean and well maintained by the local community, although it is old and in good condition. The Temple of Ulun Danu is one of Bali’s icons and is shown on the bill for 50,000 rupiahs.
The second biggest lake in Bali is Lake Beratan and is the irrigating source of rice fields and plantations throughout the village of Bedugul. The mountain on which it sits is often called “the holy mountain” because of the cool climate and the wealthy, fertile earth.
In the early days, Beratan Lake was Bali’s biggest lake, and the lake remained divided into three parts: Bradan, Buyan and Tamblingan, until a devastating earthquake. The name Beratan is derived from Brata, meaning to lead oneself to satisfy the 9 main requirements. The word is used to meditate on the word “Tapa Brata” and to be united to nature.
Next stop is visiting JATILUWIH.
“For those who spend more time living in a glamorous city, it is somehow a blessing to reach the place with purest natural views. You can enjoy the most without knowing the crowd or the fuck of the vehicle. Your eyes only look at the green terrace, and the Jatiluwih rice terrace offers views and peace. Jatiluwih has beautiful natural views among local and international tourists. The rice terrace here is the one you normally see other than rice fields. There appear to be levels of rice or rice stairs.
When the rice starts to turn yellow and dry, you won’t see anything gorgeous. But you will enjoy the magnificent view once it begins greenish. Experience the beautiful moment from the hills. You can also take photos of these fields from another place. The rice terrace of Jatiluwih not only brings greenery to your eyes, but also very good atmosphere and ambiance because of its position. The rice terrace is situated close Mountain Batukaru and 700 meters above the ocean surface, making the climate cool.
Although the Jatiluwih rice field trip looks empty, it still lends beauty at every step. There are very few individuals here; unlike you walk on the beach of Kuta or Sanur with loads of individuals doing their work. It is good to understand that the region is filled only by nature. It’s very rural and you’ll be happy to see the environment. The only two things you notice are agricultural communities and high-end mountain resorts.
Because there are no government buses on a periodic basis, you should rent a vehicle for a trip here. Our hire car business in Bali offers distinct kinds of vehicles for rent. Choose one with which you will be comfortable.
Tour will be ended at TANAT LOT FAMOUS SEA TEMPLE.
The Temple in Tanah Lot (Pura Tanah Lot), which lies along the coast of Beraban hills, Kediri subdistrict and Tabanan Regency is likely the most popular and photographed on the island.
Tanah Lot’s Temple is a land (Tanah) and sea (Lot) set on an impressive rock overlooking the ocean, quite suitable given its dramatic location.
It is one of the seven sea shrines on the Bali shore creating a kind of religious bulwark, which flies in the ocean currents in bad vibes.
Pura Tanah Lot is constructed on a rock with a 3-acre size, which is only 20 meters from its coastal lip and reachable on foot in a few minutes. The Temples of Tanah Lot are just one of Bali’s icons that can not be lost.
This cultural icon is one of seven maritime shrines on the shore of Bali which has been embodied for millennia in Balinese mythology.
Today the Temple of Tanah Lo remains powerful even though it is fairly old as the Temple began crumbling in the 1980’s and about one-third of the rocks at the temple base had to be substituted for artificial rocks.
It is a famous tourist destination and, particularly in the late afternoons, the whole region is often highly busy before sunset.
Tanah Lot comes from the term “Tanah,” which implies soil and the word “Lot / laut” implies sea, as it resembles a tiny island that floats on the ocean and is located on the rock, and is called Tana Lot by individuals.
Nowadays Tanah Lot was used as a place that was holy and demonstrated by the presence of menhir at a Megalithic era.
The structure of Tanah Lot Temple is thus constructed at the uneven reef plane in an angle consisting of only one simple court such as Jeroan in accordance with its environmental condition.
Tanah Lot Temple has similarities with other temples on the island of Bali and, as it is constructed on a coral plain that the uneven corners of the house are not a couple of pages.
There are tiered sanctuaries within the actual temple, which follow the fundamental elements of Balinese design, where the number of levels built are symbolic of the complexities of faith.
The site is not only very religiously important but has also archeological significance, there are also other formation in the region.
The heirloom pilgrimage is one of Bali’s worthy parades on the Holy day of Kuningan, five days before its anniversary.
Piodalan of Tanah Lot falls on the 210-day Pawukon agenda of Bali on every Wednesday following every Kuningan. All Hindus in Bali will come to worship peacefully and harmoniously at the moment.
And the Temple Tanah Lot is the Hindu shrine constructed as God of the ocean (God Baruna) to worship God as the God of the ocean and to invoke the richness of the earth.
History of Tanah Lot Temple
The myths and sagas in this sacred place are nearly as lovely as the temple itself. Tanah Lot Temple history After the night spent here by Holy Priest Danghyang Nirarta, Bali people decided to construct the Tanah Lot temple.
The tale goes that a bridge from the continent to the temple was built, but the strong ocean demolished it. Another interesting detail is that underneath Tanah Lot is a cave with a magic spring. The water is uncannily fresh in the spring, while salt water surrounds the temple.
Tanah Lot Temple’s history is strongly connected with a holy monk named Dang Hyang Nirartha, who spread Hindu doctrines, on his holy trip from Blambangan (Java Island), to Bali Island.
It’s called Dang Hyang Dwijendra, or Pedanda Sakti Wawu Rauh, too. Raja Dalem Waturenggong ruled the island of Bali around the 16th century.
At the Dwijendra Tattwa, Dang Hyang Nirartha returned to the temple of Rambut Siwi on the way to Çaka in 1411 and AD in 1489 when he came first on Çaka from Blambangan, Java Island, in Bali.
After a while at the temple in Rambut Siwi, he walked on the way to the east .DangHyang Niratha prayed with individuals there “Surya Cewana” before leaving.
He walked away from the temple east after sprinkling holy waters (tirtha) with the people involved in adoration. The tour traces the island’s south coast with some supporters.
Dang Hyang Nirartha really enjoyed the beauty of the southern coast of the Bali Island and was very impressed by the natural beauty.
He imagined the grandeur of Sanghyang Widhi Wasa, who created the world and all in it that could give life to humanity. It whispered in his core that each creature, particularly humans, has a obligation to give thanks to Allah for all that he is happy to produce.
The beach consists of rocks and there is also a spring that was called Gili Beo, “Gili” is the tiny island, “beo” is the bird, therefore Gili Beo implies a tiny island of rocks similar to a bird.
This is where Dang Hyang Nirartha stops and rest after a while of rest and then went the fisherman who wished to see him and offer him a number of different offerings. This is where he was led by Benesa Beraban Sakti, who is the leader in Beraban Village.
The fishermen then asked him for the night to spend at their house after the afternoon. He refused to accept all the request and preferred to spend the night in Gili Beo because he can enjoy the fresh air, the wonderful scenery and the view in every way.
In the afternoon before he left to rest, he taught the people who had come to him about religion, morale and other virtues. But Bendesa Beraban Sakti did not favor Dang Hyang Nirartha’s participation since her teachings are not in line with the teachings propagated by Dang Hyang Nirartha.
DangHyang Nirartha moved Gili Beo onto the ocean and made the snake of his cock to always maintain Gili Beo secure from maliciful assaults to defend himself from the aggression of Bendesa Beraban Sakti. And Gili Beo altered his name to Tanah Lot (country in the ocean), after this time.
After having witnessed Dang Hyang Nirartha’s miracle Bendesas Beraban Sakti succeeded him to teach the population Hinduism. Dang Hyang Nirartha, for his services, offered Kris to Bendesa Beraban Sakti before continuing his voyage (The Kris or Keris is a marked, asymmetric dagger from Indonesia.
In Puri Kediri Tabanan, up until now, the Keris Ki Baru Gajah still exists and is also saved, which has been sanctified, in Bendesa Beraban Sacthi, is called Jaramenara or Kris Ki Barus Gajah.
DangHyang Nirartha advised individuals to construct a Temple of Tanah Lot because according to his holy internal vibrations and supernatural advice, the place is a nice place to worship God, individuals can from this location love God’s greatness as the God of the ocean, to invoke the security and wellness of the globe.
Entrance fee to the Tanah Lot Temple .
The entrance fee is 20 000 USD for national (adult) tourism and 60 000 USD for (adult) foreign nationals, which is subject to the Tanah Lot Temple entry fee. IDR 10,000 for national (child) visitors, IDR 30 thousand for foreigners (kid).
Tanah Lot Temple Festival and ceremony
The ceremony is held every 210 days (6 months) with the Tanah Lot Temple, which takes place four days after Kuningan day, according to the Balinese calendar.
Before entering the temple in Beji Kaler the prayers must be prayed, Beji Kaler is a holy spring situated directly beneath the temple of the Tanah Lot.
They must pray here in advance before the prayers go to the main temple to drink the holy water of that Spring, to cleanse and sanctify their souls before entering the main temple and praying.
In the Tanah Lot ritual individuals from Balin came to pray, even from a variety of areas in Indonesia. The festival will be held for three days (nyejer).
Highlights and features of Tanah Lot Temple
At the entrance of Tanah Lot Temple are the lovely Balinese architectural gate, along with numerous art stores, providing local crafts along with other products such as t-shirt, sarongs, hat, sandals, accessories, woodcarvings and more.. Tanah Lot Temple Highlights & Characteristics. There are also stalls that sell food and beverage.
The Pura Tanah Lot tourist area is well-run close the rock for tourists. There is a car park, toilets, art shops, hotels, open stages, tourist information centers, and security and security services. Your ticket also includes accident insurance.
You can enjoy a sumptuous breakfast or dinner there are many restaurants here. Take a look beyond the horizon and the broad open sea at the serenity of the tropical sun, and heard the softeners crash along the coast. It will be an unbelievable remembrance for your whole life.
The Tanah Lot Temple has been confronted by a constant threat of erosion and reached a significant decline in 1980, following centuries of waves on its rock base.
With the help of the Japanese government, the officials have been making attempts to preserve Tanah Lot and other historic sites throughout the Island. A third of today’s Tanah Lot, fully restored, is in fact artificial rock.
In high tide, the waves flood the docks to prevent them from crossing. At low tide, you could cross over to the rocky base, on the fountain of Tirta Pabersihan, where the legendary “guardian” sea snacks live.
For all the temples in the region, this natural source is the source of holy water. Priests at the source sprinkle holy water on their heads to bless tourists. You can cup your palms and sip them to demonstrate that it is incredibly fresh water.
Penyawang, a religious agent at Tanah Lot Temple, houses onshore temples, which host pilgrims when high tide offshore temples are unavailable.
Other small temples around the site host prayer sessions for different aspects of rural life in the village, from good rice harvests to passage rites.
Batu Bolong, likewise constructed over a rock formation with a’ hollow’ overpass connecting the continent, is north of Tanah Lot.
The property is located from Tanah Lot Temple to Batu Bolong with convenient paths and well kept tropical gardens, where there are shades and excellent views to both outcrops.
The opening hours of Tanah Lot Temple.
Tanah Lot Temple are open 7 am to 7 pm. We would suggest you get there as soon as possible, as from 10 am the location is really crowded.
But for the sunset you should visit Tana Lot temple after 4 pm and before 6 pm. It is also advisable. The best time to visit is due to the sunset perspective.
Best time to visit the Temple of Tanah Lot.
There are hundreds, even thousands of visitors who want the best visits to the temple from different perspectives, particularly on sunny days. The Lot Temple Tanah Lott Temple is very busy and crowded.
There are less crowds during these times and lodging / flying are fair, therefore the best time to visit the temple is during the low season (mostly from mid-Januaryto mid-Apriland mid-Septemberto mid-December).
During the evening sunset, the best time to visit the temple is because it is totally amazing, but expect more crowds in this time.
A Tanah Lot Temple tours are best carried out at low tides because this provides the finest view of the angle and you can reach the base of the temple and be blessed by the priests.
For those who like photography it is the golden day or the magic time at this time. If the weather is good, we can catch an incredible sunset and enjoy an amazing sunset.
Several places offer wonderful views of the temple which make it a photogenic destination. The light is perfect to take lovely photographs, depending on the location of the sun.
Just right at the temple entrance, walk up the top of the hill through the gardens.
You will have an even better view of the temple from this higher point of view–huge waves crash onto rocks to create the perfect image of the postcard.
Visitors can remain near and stroll by the temple at low tide, but when the tide is high it’s not advisable and too risky.
There are plenty of amenities, such as hotels, restaurant, sunset terrace, Tanah Lot’s culture park, art stores, parking, emergencies, safety, restrooms, relaxation areas and data centre. Tanah Lot is also ideal for a family holiday.
How to reach the Temple of Tanah Lot?
Approximately 20 kilometers south of the town Tabanan and west of Canggu, Tanah Lot Temple is located in the town. You can reach the church by taxi or by booking a scooter, although it is easier to visit the temple as part of an island trip by many tourists.
It takes around 45 minutes to reach the temple from Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, and from Ubud 30-40 minutes.
Whether you drive by your own vehicle and come on the primary highway from Denpasar to Kediri, the big sign at the primary junction to Pura Tanah Lot will definitely not miss you.
Once there, tourists must walk along roads with stalls that sell souvenirs before coming to the beach in front of the temple.
Nowdays with the growing of tourist and transport in Bali, traffic issue it can take 1 hours more less from Kuta to Tanah Lot.
The dress Code for the Temple of Tanah Lot
As we understand, both males and females should wear the sarong, scarf or ribbon attached around the waist on visits to temples in Bali. But when you visit Tanah Lot Temple no dress code is needed, since visitors can not go to the temple except for worshipers.
Tanah Lot Temple’s Holly Snake.
When you come to Tanah Lot Temple, do not miss to see the holy snakes; you can discover them under the elevated cliffs of the Temple. Sacred snakes in Tanah Lot Temple.
This snake has a scientific name Bungarus Candidus, a very venomous sea snake with a body color like the ring of black and white.
The Holy snake in the Temple of Tanah Lo is known to protect the area from evil and in return for respecting, protecting and abandoning the snakes in their natural habitat.
The old mythology has been analyzed over the years and the findings are very interesting. They can be seen in the text that only Tanah Lot exists in the nests of those sacred snakes and that they are not threatened with extinction.
The visitor can touch this snake without fearing the snake’s counterattack and, of course, somebody who knows the personality of the serpent is with us.
A further faith that adds to the mythology of Tanah Lot Temple’s Holy Snake is that we touch it while praying, what we pray then becomes reality, depending on the mythology we think it or not.
Art Market at Temple of Tanah Lot.
Like most of Bali’s tourist locations, this place has the name “Tanah Lot Art Market” shopping area, which is situated on the manner to Tanah Lot Temple region.
There is always a crowd of domestic and international buyers looking for a lot, from unique motif bakes to the most iconic Balinese sculptures you won’t find outside of the Iceland.
Tanah Lot Temple Art Market offers a most special shopping experience, where gifted local craftspeople can find a treasure trove of works of art and craft all at affordable rates!
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BCD-402 Bali Nature tour Beauty time estimation
- 08.00 – Pick up from Hotel.
- 09.30 – Visit The Royal Family Temple of TAMAN AYUN.
- 10.30 – Stop at Spices Garden for coffee break while see the spices plantations.
- 11.30 – Visit The Awesome Temple of The Lake “Pura Ulun Dhanu Beratan” Cool and breeze.
- 13.00 – Lunch time around Lake area.
- 14.00 – Short stop at Candikuning Fruits & Vegetable market
- 15.30 – Visit UNESCO world heritage of Jatiluwih rice terraces, “ Truly Beautiful”
- 17.30 – Visit Tanah Lot Temple” Temple of The sea with famous sunset during Sunny day.
- 18.30 – Transfer back to hotel.
👇 Bali Nature tour Beauty Special PRICE 👇
USD 55 per car
* Maximum 5 persons in 1 car
Bali Nature tour Beauty PRICE INCLUSIONS:
- English speaking driver
- Private car with comfort air-conditioned
- Mineral water
- Parking Fee
Price Excludes : Entrance ticket, meals, Donation and other personal expenses like shopping
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