Agriculture Trip

Agriculture discovery in Bali

Day 1

Bajra Sandhi Monument/ Bali Museum/ Janatnata Temple/ Bali Art Center

 

*The monument of Bajra Sandhi was built in 1987, to remember the struggle of the Balinese people and to inspire future generation for the challenges and progress in the World Trade world

contains prehistoric and religious artifacts. It was built in 1931 by the  Dutch, who saw the importance of this heritage.

*Nearby, is the Temple of Janatnata, a beautiful temple that became an altar to the Hindu God.

Lunch at city restaurant

*Bali Art Center is a culture building complex, featuring a amphitheater and hall for show performance all year round.

Day 2

Kecak and Krisdance show/ Rock sculpture in Batu Bulan/ Gold and silversmith/ Wood sculpture in Mas Village/ Gunung Kawi Temple

*The Kecak and Krisdance is a traditional dance telling the mythological story of the Hindu Gods

*The village of Batu Bulan is recognized as the main center of stone carving in Bali, artisans are masters from one generation to the other

Lunch in Ubud

*The gold and silversmith in the region are very pro active in the innovation of their art. Showcase of their work and their creations can be seen at their workshop

*The village of Mas brings together the best wood carvers, you will be impressed by their talent and creation.Visit to their workshop

* Gunung Kawi Temple was built in the XI century, near Ubud. We access the temple after going through superb rice terraces. It has 10 shrines carved into the rocks of the cliff and a height of 7 meters, the place is beautiful an relaxing

Day 3

Ubud paintings/ Neka Art museum of Ubud/ Monkeys Temple/ The rice terraces of Tegal Lalang

 

*The paintings of landscapes and sculptures in Ubud are the hallmark of this small town, which gave the city the title of “art center of Bali”.

*The Neka art museum of Ubud opened in 1982, after a Balinese teacher, Suteja Neka, collected painting as a mean of artistic documentation.

*Lunch in Pejeng

*After lunch a nice walk through the Sacred Monkeys Temple, this historic temple is one to hundred of monkeys and they are protected in a forest filled with ponds, small rivers and towering trees.

*The rice fields of Tegal Lalang, these rice paddies are classified as World Heritage of Unesco, an extraordinary spectacle, peaceful and relaxing

 

Day 4

The traditional market of  Bringkit/ Taman Ayun Temple/ Tabanan Subak Museum/ Tanah Lot Temple

 

* Bringkit traditional market is to for tourist but a rural town market for farmers across the island. you can find live stock, horticulture and agriculture products. It is the biggest and the most important market on the island

*Taman Ayun Temple once belonged to the royal family of Mengwi, walk through the many gardens and pavilions

*Lunch in the neighborhood

 

*The Subak Museum in Tabanan is where you can find the history of the Subak irrigation system that is renowned throughout the world, as well the social and political organization of the irrigation system

*We end the day at the magnificent  Tanah Lot Temple watching the sunset. The temple is perched on a small island near the coast, giving you a visual enjoyment of tis unforgettable scenery

Day 5

Orange plantation/ Penulisan Temple/ Mount Batur volcano/ Herbs and spice plantation in Sonjan/ Toya Bungkah hot spring

 

*Visit in the orange region of Kintamani, where oranges grows in fertile and volcanic soil, which produces a high quality of oranges.

*The Temple of Penulisan is the highest in Bali at 1745 meters above sea level. it houses sculptures dating back to the 10th century. The view of the region and the volcanoes are excellent

*Lunch in Kintamani, it is time to take great pictures

*After lunch time to go to Songan village, near the crater of Mount Batur, look closely at the lives of the villagers and the cultivation of vegetables, herbs and spices

Visit Songan village on the northeast of the outer crater of Batur volcano to see local people make their living from cultivating land to farm veg and spices.

* Toya Bungkah hot spring, offer you the chance to relax and have some peace time, where you can enjoy a soothing bath in the hot spring pool.

Day 6

Village of Penglipuran/ Bamboo forest/ Bamboo Art crafts in Kubu/ Agro-Tourism in Bangli

 

*The village of Penglipuran is unique because it is a community village which  kept its morphology intact for over a thousand years. It is surrounded by nature and offers an exceptional environment

*A walk into the bamboo forest  which extends over 75 acres and where they are different species of bamboo

* Visit bamboo crafts workshop in Kubu village

*Lunch in a local restaurant

* Visit one of the  agro tourism farm with plantation of fruit native to Indonesia and also herbs and spices that are grown in this tropical climate. See also the process of coffee roasting and tasting of many different beverages like  world famous coffee Luwak, teas and hot cacao.There is a shop on the site to buy your favorite drink

 

Day 7

Mount Batur Volcanology Museum/ Besakih Temple/ Snake fruits plantation/ Pasir Putih beach

*The museum of Mount Batur presents various collections of the famous volcano eruptions and historical accounts with photos and much more. You will also find the story of the “Circle of Fire”, and the formation of volcanos in Indonesia.

*The mother Temple of Bali is Besakih, it is also the biggest Hindu temple, it is located on the the southern slope of Mount Agung at 1000 meters above sea level.

*Lunch in a local restaurant

* Snakeskin fruits plantation at Dukuh Salak plantation;it is the fruit of a palm tree, they are 14 varieties of this delicious fruit, that is consumed fresh. They also produce a salak wine.

* Relaxing at hidden Pasir Putih Beach

Day 8

Sea salt production in the village of Kusambe/ Kerta Gosa jurisdiction building/ Bat Cave Temple/ Tenganan village

 

*Visit  local people at Kusambe village for the traditional salt making process at their workshop

  

*The courthouse and the floating palace, these are the places where the King would announce his new legislation. It is covered with frescoes and paintings dating back to the XVIII century

*The Bat Temple is actually a temple located at the entrance of a huge and deep cave which houses thousand of fruits bats

Lunch

*The village of Tenganan is one of the oldest Balinese traditional village, you can see the local community life, its structure and handicraft that made it’s reputation, primarily the weaving of the Ikat Pangringsingan unique to the Balinese

Day 9

Karang Asem Palace/ Tirta Gangga Park/ Culik rice field/ fishing village of Tulamben/ Tianyar volcano mines

*Karang Asem palace has so much to offer, the ichnography at the ancient building still follow the traditional patten of the palace from 1875.

*Tirta Gangga is a beautiful park with huge water fountains and wide  ponds.

 

Lunch

* Stop at the beautiful down hill rice field at Culik village

*Visit at the fishing village of Tulamben, who also attracts snorkelers and scuba divers from all over the world.

*See volcano mines at Tianyar  village

Day 10

North Bali Clove and coffee plantation/ Sugar Palmyra Plantation/ Palm sugar processing/ Red brick workshop/ Banjar Hot Spring

*North Bali clove plantation to learn about the cloves process then continue to a coffee plantation

 

* Visit a palmyra plantation in the village of Pedawe and watch the traditional making of palm sugar which is originally make from the sap of the Arengga Pinata palm tree. The sap is boiled until thickens the put in molds to granulate to brown sugar.

 

*Lunch at the plantation

* Visit an ancestral factory where the red brick are still made by hand

*end the day at the spiritual pool of Banjar, the hot water come from a natural mountain source.

Day 11

Bedugul agriculture / Twin lakes of Tamblingan and Buyan /  Pancasari farm/ Bali Botanical Garden

*Bedugul central high region land is the major producer for Bali vegetables, spices, herbs and fruits. Visit to the Golden Farm company who own a wide land that grows organic vegetables, herbs and spices to supplies hotels and restaurants in Bali.

* then a stop at Twin Lakes, Tamblingan and Bunyan, we take the time to relax, admire the view and take some pictures

*Stop at Twin Lakes of Tamblingan and Buyan for great breathtaking views.

*Visit Pancasari village, a farmer group village who produce on traditional farming land and greenhouse  crops of vegetable, fruits, herbs and spices.

*Lunch at the restaurant of Bratan Lake

*Bisit Botanic Garden at Kebun Raya Bali, which contains no less than 2000 species of plants and are preserved here, it is also a place for research , conservation and educational facilities in addition of being a recreational center. The park spread on 157.5 hectares of land at he foothill of mount Bedugul.

 

Day 12

Balinese culture lesson

A unique tour in Bali, where you can learn and join the Balinese culture, learn about the dance, the traditional gamelan, Balinese food cooking (fire roasted pig and other Balinese food cooking and enjoy your creation afterward), see and learn about Balinese medicine plantation and then the making of an offering. At the end of the day , we go to one of the temple to present the offering and for meditation.

Choose 10 days to have 4 free days as you please, the price is base on the category of hotel you choose