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One of some mythologies in Bali. It tells about Barong as a king of the spirits, leader of the hosts of good, and his enemy named Rangda, the demon queen and mother of all spirit guarders. Traditionally, the dance represents story of the eternal battle between good and bad. This will be performed when there is a temple ceremony, which is only once a year based on Caka calender (Ticket Price: IDR 100.000).
Traditionally, Balinese house follows a strict ancient architectural guide which is a product of a blend of Hindu and Buddhist beliefs. It has some separate buildings, in which they have their own functions for the family. The concept that Balinese use to build this house named Tri Hita Karana “three causes of well-being”, a traditional philosophy for life: harmony among people, harmony with environment, and harmony with God (Ticket Price: IDR. 10.000).
Tirta Empul is a Hindu Balinese water temple located near the town of Tampaksiring, 30 minutes from Ubud central and on the way to Kintamani, Volcano. This temple was made during Warmadewa dynasty (10th-14th centuries). The temple compound consists a place where Balinese Hindus go to for ritual purification on spring that is considered to be holy (Ticket Price: IDR 15.000).
Bali Coffee has been famous around the world, this coffee has special flavor and aroma. Here you may see how Balinese make their own coffee traditionally and try all type of coffees and teas that have been mixed with spices, so you will get benefit from it. Especially, Luwak Coffee, a type of coffee eaten by Luwak animal and farmers collect the poo to make a famous coffee (Ticket Price: Free).
Kintamani Volcano is one of the active volcanoes that still active in Indonesia. This volcano is about 1717 meters located next to the lake Batur. This place is famous with its plantation caused by volcanic soil of eruption in 1917, 1927 and 1963. Besides, You can also enjoy your buffet lunch while seeing the beauty of volcano and its lake (Ticket Price: IDR 30.000).
Besakih Temple or well known as Bali’s mother temple is located on the slopes of mount Agung. This temple is considered as the biggest and holiest Hindu temple in Bali. Mythologically, Besakih is derived from “Naga Basukian” which is the dragon that protects Agung mountain. Based on inscription, this temple had been center temple in Bali since 15th century, and its celebration will be conducted every 210 days following Caka calender (Ticket Price: IDR 60.000).
Kintamani and Besakih Tour Gallery: