Seminyak to Sidemen by Seminyak Bali Driver mr.putu martika, yesterday was doing a briliant day trip to sidemen from Seminyak with Mr.Cedric and wife from France, we start our journey to Sidemen at 8,30am leave from seminyak and visiting serveral interesting place along the way to the east.
First place that we visited is Batubulan Village where in Batubulan Village we have visited the Balinese performance dances Barong and Kris Dance where is start at 9.30 am and finished at 10.30 on 1 hour duration, reach there in Batubulan village mr cedric immidiately buy a ticket for two person which os cost him 200.000 idr so is 100.000 idr per person , and he when in to enjoy the dance . And after the dance , we continue to visit the Batuan Temple the oldest temple in s9uth of Ubud, where here we just pay a little bit of donatoin and the staff in the temple provided us a sarong as balinese costume to ware to visit inside the temple to borrow wearing there.
After Batuan Temple , we going to next destination is Sukawati Art Market. Here mr.cedric visited the real local art market and get some souvenir in the market as a present from Bali. We try to looking for coffee luwak but we can’t find it in the market, there is the fake one and taste no good, so we prepare to get it in Ubud forest coffee.
After sukawati art market , we continue to Ubud coffee farms, where here we can see the real animal produce of luwak coffee, and we have an try the real coffee by enjoying served on a cup of luwak coffee where is cost us 50.000 idr where we have been try to get one in street coffee shop which cost us double, and other trial coffee in coffe farm we get it for free serve on the table. Finished coffee, we continue to pay our bill of luwak coffee in the chasier and mr cedric get some coffee for souvenir and his morning coffee luwak at home. Was interesting every time i come to coffee farms, always the garden look defferent then last visit.
Afer coffee farm we continue to visit the water fall tegenungan , located in Blahbatuh south east of ubud. The ticket here only 10.000 odr per person then we can enjoy the view of beauty panorama water fall in tegenungan Village. After the water fall, we go to drive to small restaurant in south Ubud to have a lunch, we get in to teba sari restaurant where in this small restaurant we have a typical food of Ubud Bebek Krispi or Crispy Duck. And after here we heading to east of Bali, drive pass true Gianyar city and then 1 hour drive we reach to Klungkung.
In the middle of Klungkung city, our destination is Kerta Gosa where is located side the market of Klungkung and there is ticket here to get in to palace of klungkung city where is 12.000 idr per person . We can see the old historical building and museum of Klungkung Dinasty. Satisfied with the Kertagosa we heading to visit the Klungkung traditional Market and have alook on Balinese traditonal clothing and also sarong for the temple is available here.
Then in the late evening , we have to continue our route to Sidemen and within 30 minutes east north from klungkung we arrive in T-Juntion of Sidemen , then drive pass true the beauty full of rice terrace and the shocking thing is the brige where is in just 100 meter from the hotel is broken down and we have to stop there and call the staff of the hotel. In 5 minutes the Tepi kali Hotel staff was coming on walking pass true the river , may you can have a look closer the pictire number one, and staff hotel explain us that we have to walk getting there and pass the rivee . May it think twice mr cedric cancel his stay there and till we turn back the car and look for other place, we found a hotel call Pondok wisata Lihat Sawah, it has swiming polls but price around 750.000 idr uncluded breakfast for one room . It beautiful small hotel on rice field i can recommended, staff friendly and honest giving us information about all activities available here in the sidemen village.
Over all , our trip was so great and if you looking for a driver to go to sidemen,please fell free to contact me at email firstname.lastname@example.org or chat me on sms at 082 23u 087 680 also available at WhatApps at 082 236 087 680 , skype iam available 24 hours at id : seminyakbalidriver
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