Seminyak to Ubud affordable fare by putu martika host driver in Seminyak Bali Driver. We have start our journey from Kumpul Kumpul Villa Seminyak , where the kumpul kumpul villa is located in strategic area of Seminyak, to get kumpul kumpul villa from Seminyak road we follow direction from the north side of seminyak road to Kuta beach direction , then on the right side of the road you will find Sun Island Hotel , just cross the road or on the left side of the road we will find the the lane or in Bali we call it Gang and in that gang we have to turn left and drive view meter we will find a kumpul kumpul villa seminyak, the unique of this Villa , it has so many branch and some time is confuse to find if some address just say kumpul kumpul villa, because is there several defferent villa.
We begin of our trip at 08.30 am , settle all the bag and lugage true in side the car and we ready to drive, with first destination we visit south of Ubud as Batubulan Village , well located just 1 hour drive from seminyak which is north of Denpasar our capital or metro in Bali. Batubulan village, our first destination to see the Balinese Dance show intertaiment call Barong And Kris Dance, perfomed from 9.30am till 10.45 am that show us a unique of spirit power of magical. Where is Barong is simbolic of Good spirit and Rangda the scary character on mask is simbolic of Bad spirit, which is two charter on human mind ,and Keris Dance on the end of the story dance played by human man where try to hit them selves by the Balinese knife call Keris where is mean human want to removed that both character in the mind but that is imposible. The ticket entress fee to wacth this interesting and fantastic Barong and Keris Dance performance we have paid 100.000 idr per person as writen price on the ticket and we get it on the couter ticket on stage in Batubulan.
After we watching a Barong and Keris Dance, we continue our trip route to the next Village. Celuk village located in 10 minutes drive from Batubulan village, Mrs. Maria one of my customer requested to have alook on silver factory but not in touristy place. But when we arrive in Celuk village all the shop along the road its seem like prepared for tourist there, we have park our car in Indomart and we start our little walk on main street of Celuk. We have seen the interesting place call Angle to angle , seen the collection where i have joined to visit the gallery and we just found more like vancy style . And Maria asking me to look for info where is Silver made as Balinese style etnic which is what balinese women ware to going to temple or combaining with Balinese costume! Well my head brain start to get running to thing about where, and finally i run back to the car and have alook my agenda, where normally i write all info that i founded as importand thing to remember. Page to page i have double read, till i found note ” Silver maker in Balinese House ” then i keep reading for 10 minutes till i read “Yan yan silver” i when to this place last 4 years ago with other people, then i told them all info i founded back. Then we take our car drive to inside the village area, where wow just what i can say. Corretly here where the all stuff as Balinese style silver jewellery made. And then one of the girls who work in Yan yan silver art family, explain us how to make it and what is matterial combination . And Mrs. maria love this place and she got some thing from this place for her jewellery made on original balinese style .
After the Celuk Village, we continue to drive to Batuan Temple to see how is look like the inside the Balinese Temple. As in other temple, as visitor or tourist we are not allowed to visit inside the temple, and most of the time the temple is normally just for worship only. Accept this temple, located in batuan temple we allowed and we have to borrow a sarong as balinese costume provided by temple and we have to give some donation . This time we make a donation 10.000 idr for all of us and the staff who attended the temple give us and help us to ware a sarong, but the staff wasn’t help me ! Because she know iam balinese and smile she offer me that she told me you know how to do it ! Actually iam waiting for she do it for me . Hehehe! Well, Batuan temple is the oldest temple in south of Ubud is builed 430 century ago. Batuan temple is one of the biggest temple in Sukawati regency and located in Batuan Village. As the other village in Bali, normally each village has a 3 defferent village publich temple which is special offering present to the God Brahma ,God Wisnu,And God Ciwa. Where is Brahma God has a temple call Pura Desa or Pura Bale Agung as we trusted on Hindu Religion Brahma God is the God of fire and who created all the life in the world. Then Wisnu God , has a temple call Pura Puseh as we trusted on Hindu religion in Bali Wisnu God is the God of water and located in rice field , where is we believe also Wisnu God is the God who take care of all the life in the world. And then Ciwa God, the Distroyer God as Hindu religion in Bali we trust Ciwa God is reincarnation God where is Ciwa God has special temple in the village call Pura Dalem, and located of Pura Dalem normally is near or cross the road of Cemetery . Well, the unique of the Batuan temple is there is 2 temple become together in one place. And it has 2 same building where is normally in one temple only there is one building main one we call it Pengaruman or we trusted where is the God stayed in. And also there is many other building i have explained there and we have seen also archeology temple there.
After the Batuan temple, we drive continue to Waterfall Tegenungan. Located in 30 minutes drive from Batuan Village, we arrive in Tegenungan Village. Park our car in special new parking area and welcomwd by kids try to sell us a fan traditional and post card. Big smile the litle girl offer me a post card and Mr, Romi buy some from the girls. Then we get to pay ticket 10.000 idr per person and 5000 idr for parking car. Walk true the main road on 200 meter walk more less, we reach to water fall and amazing view we show it in front of our eyes. Then every one want to come closer to water fall by following step road stair to get dwon to the big river . With 1 hours in total we make small trekking to water fall till the river and Over all it was very nice scenery view here.
After the water fall of tegenungan, we continue to the next stop as the Hotel in Jalan Hanoman Street Ubud, but this time Every one have seen on the sreeet some one collected something under the coffee tree and every one want to get closer and see what they do. I make U turn on main street and back to small road and park the car on street side. And every one start to visit and talk with farmers in Coffee farms. I was surprice with what they collecting as other people as well, i tough they collect some thing from the ground like a stone. But by the time i get closer i see the farmer collecting the Coffee Bean on their farm which is coffee bean is inside of the Poo. I start to recordnize that is luwak coffee, and that is the best coffee in Bali. I take some video how the friendly farmer show us around their farms, and they offer us to try some coffee and every one decided to have try Luwak Coffee and it was so Good taste and now every one on my thalf day tour companion, knows exactly how the coffee grow im tropical area.
Finished in Coffee farm we continue our trip to check in to the hotel in Ubud located in Hanoman street ubud and the hotel name is Nick’s Homestay. This hotel is kind of backpackers place and it has cheap room. I see the inside while i bring the bag to the room and is nice one and it has a breakfast included and also WiFi. NICK’S Homestay is Great Located near monkey forest just 10 minutes more less to walk to monkey forest and all around Ubud City.
That was all of our trip from seminyak to ubud with only fare 300.000 idr on private car minivan iam offered with included pterol and parking fee. If you will go to stay in ubud or make day trip to Ubud, please fell free to contact me at email : firstname.lastname@example.org or call and chat me at sms or whatapps at +62 082 236 087 680
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