Kintamani Volcano Tour
Batubulan can be visited both in the morning and in the evening. Every day many tourists enjoy the Barong dance performance which is usually held from 9.30am to 10.30am. The Barong dance itself is performed at five different stages, illustrating the balance of goodness and badness side in everyday’s bustle and hustle of life. The Barong dance is sometimes performed like musical comedy involving humor aspects in it. The overall performance is entertaining and amusing, certainly something all visitors should see.
Celuk (Gold/Silver smith)
Within one hour drive from Kuta area, or about 5 kilometers from Denpasar you can reach Celuk Village. Here, all Balinese silver crafters are creating the beautiful items which are able to attract not only domestic market but also the international gold and silver enthusiasts. The gold and silver jewelry products have been being favorites for many jewelry admirers all around the globe. All the accessories are truly one-of-a-kind and blending the Balinese elegant taste with international favorite style jewelries. The travelers looking for gold and silver souvenirs to bring home are strongly recommended to visit Celuk Village to discover the appealing items as well as the Balinese goldsmiths and silversmiths.
Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave)
Situated in calm village called Bedulu, Goa Gajah or the Elephant Cave is about 26 kilometers from Denpasar city. The entire place is soothing, surrounded by the beautiful terrace rice fields and Petanu river valley panorama. As one of the enchanting historical sites, Goa Gajah attracts more visitor both local and international coming for sightseeing, worship, or contemplation. Goa Gajah name was derived from ‘Lwa Gajah’ meaning elephant waters and it was the authentic name of Petanu River. Here, we can find the very old Budha statue, three-branching stupa, fountain statues, and many more. The facilities around the site are sufficient to accommodate visitor, such as the parking lot, electricity, telephone, and load of souvenir shops.
Kintamani is a serene district with 5 volcanoes situated on a hill 1,460 meters above sea level; three of them are Mount Agung, Mount Kintamani, and Mount Batur. Mount Batur is the only one which is still active. In addition, there is a wide Lake of Batur in a valley making the entire sight truly contentment. With the plateau surrounding the area, it’s needless to say that in Kintamani the weather is always cool and chilly particularly in the morning and at the mid night. Everyday, load of tourists both local and international visit the site to chill out in the cool breezes while pampering the eyes with the most captivating sights imaginable.
Tampak Siring (Tirta Empul Temple)
Another place of interest in the island of gods is Tampak Siring. This striking site is also named the Tirta Empul Temple where in the middle we can see the big, sacred, and clean water source. Local people believe the water can cure any illness. Tampak Siring is also a place where the first President built the Palace of Indonesia State. The Palace looks elegant and majestic; we can see the hill wraps the entire neighborhood. At the Tirta Empul Temple, many water sources can be found which are often used by the people both for showering and worship intentions.