Bedugul, Singaraja & Pupuan with Rice Terraced Tours
Pickup time: 08.30am – 08.45am at Lobby, (Approx. 12 hours).
This long tour is arranged in order to appreciate the natural beauty of Bali in a tranquil and peaceful ambiance (and not so tourist). At first, we will explore Bedugul area, a mountain resort lies over 1.000 meters above sea level.
We will stop at Ulun Danu Bratan Temple. Built on a promontory surrounded by lake’s water, this holy place is dedicated to Dewi Danu, The Goddess of Water. Afterwards, we will stop at colourful local market that displays many kinds of tropical fruits, vegetables, flowers and spices.
Continuing the trip, we leave for North Bali, with a brief stop for a refreshing bath at Git Git village with Waterfalls, set amidst lush verdant valley. We will pass through Singaraja, Bali’s colonial capital (1848-1953) and Lovina Beach, a beach resort with sprawling hotels and restaurants set in a long black sandy beach for Lunch at Local restaurant.
On the way back, we will stop at Banjar hot spring and at Pupuan, to get a close look at coffee, clove and cocoa plantations, while around Belimbing, we will see endless picturesque the big terraced rice fields along the way home.
Review the Object
The mountain resort of Bedugul, 18 km north of Denpasar, is known for its excellent golf course. Located beside Lake Bratan, it is surrounded by forested hills. A beautiful sight is the “Ulun Danu” temple which seems to rise out of the lake. The area offers good-walks. Boats, water skiing, and parasailing are available for hire. The Bali Handara country club has bungalows for rent and a restaurant.
When the heat and humidity gets to you, why not escape to Bedugul, Bali’s highland retreat tucked into the crater of an extinct volcano 1400 metres above sea level.
👉 Ulun Danu Bratan Temple
Pura Ulun Danu in the town of Candi Kuning, a Muslim town a few kilometers north of Bedugul. This lakeside temple is a Hindu/ buddhis temple dedicated to Dewi Danau, the goddess of water. The gardens are beautifully landscaped with an abundance of colorful flowers. Lake Bratan water skiing and boating but is better know for the Pura Ulun Danu temple. Built on the shores of the lake at Candikuning, it has eleven tiers of thatched-roof meru as well as an adjoining Buddhist stupa.
👉 Candikuning Fruit Market
Colorful local market that displays many kinds of tropical fruits, vegetables, flowers and spices is open everyday from morning at 08.00 am until afternoon 18.00 pm.
👉 Gitgit Waterfall
Gitgit waterfall located at Gitgit village this the biggest water fall in Bali, is only 30 minutes drive from Bedugul the road climb up and down to the mountain with the coffee plantation and clove tree.
👉 Singaraja City
This City sprawls over the full length of Bali’s north coast, hot, dry, and fringed with black-sand beaches and coconut palms. The City has been most exposed to foreign influences in the past. Buleleng was a port for trading boats coming east on the route to spice island and where Chinese, Arabic, European and Bugis merchants came to exchange opium, arms and “Kepeng” for Balinese rice, fruits, cattle and slaves.
Buleleng or Singaraja was ruled by a “Raja” who took advice from a Dutch controller. But in 1864 a “Punggawa” Ida Made Rai returned from his exile and managed to establish independence which made him once again back to exile. In 1882, Bali and Lombok were made into combined Residency by the Dutch and Singaraja became the capital city.
👉 Hot Springs Banjar Village
The Hot Springs, air panas, are only a short distance from monastery. If you head back down to Banjar Tega Village, turn left in the centre and cut across to Banjar. It is then only a very short distance uphill again before you see the ”Air Panas one km” sign. Follow the dirt trail to the inevitable motorcycle park and on down to the lukewarm baths the riverside. The water pours into the bath and overflows into the river. Bring you swimming gear if you want to try them, there’s a small changing enclosure.
Bedugul Singaraja Tour Rates
*Minimum for 2 persons, other charge for single traveler
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