Seminyak Bali Driver by Putu Martika proudly present the best activites on your holiday in Bali from Seminyak. To day we do full day trip to Ubud and see all tradional house and culture in Taman Nusa Bali where located in Banjar Blahpane, Desa Tulikup Village,Gianyar Distric Bali which is 30 minutes drive to east of Ubud where is 1 Hour drive from seminyak center to east direction.
Start at 8.30 am from Seminyak we drive to Taman Nusa Bali, this place is show up the all traditional of Indonesian traditional house and culture, in Taman Nusa Bali we can see all traditions such as traditional dance,local people as how they leave at their compound.
From west of Indonesia untill east of Indonesia is present it there in Taman Nusa, and for us was interesting to see the traditional house of Papua Native and also traditional house of Toraja.
The Taman Nusa Bali is builded on 9 Hectare land,visiting around the all area can be take 3-4 hours walk on slow enjoy the route and also there is possibility to borrow a buggy or small golf car to take us arround with local guide there with free of charge provided.
Ticket to visit Taman Nusa Bali to see the real indonesian traditional house in a day only 350.000 idr per person for tourist and for local is 100.000 idr per person, we allowed to bring our own food and drink and also there is a restaurant there where is served really good indoneisan food with local standard price but we where not having lunch there because we where hunting for Ubud tipycal cullinary of crispy duck. Over all was interesting to visit the Taman Nusa Bali from there we don’t have to fly to other island to learn the local tradition and culture of indonesia.
After spended half day from morning to afternoon in Taman Nusa Bali we heading to Ubud to have lunch as we wan to have a tipycal traditional Ubud food as Crispy Duck . 30 minutes drive from Taman Nusa Bali finally reach at Ubud , one place looking good on beside of rice field is grab our attentions to stop there is call Teba Sari Warung Restaurant and we rapidly make stop there and check the menu they have, and binggo found a crispy duck listed on the menu and all of us having lunch there with Ubud deliciuse yummi taste on great flavour traditional crispu duck and also we have Ayam betutu ( chiken steam ).
After lunch , we continue our trip to visit the rice terrace of Tegalalang where located in 5 km norh of Ubud. A beauty terracing is refreshing our eyes when is hot temperature has been start from 9 am in the morning, well as specialy listed on google weather Bali has strom and rain but the reality is totatly on other way around we got so hot and dry and fully of Sun hot now this year . No rain at all, hopely get rain because lot of rice farming is not really on well condition because it to dry. Lucky in high place near Tegalalang rice terrace there is Lake Batur just under the Batur Volcano still irigated the field on arround the area . But in some low area is completly dry, hope this case will change soon .
After we enjoy the view amazing of rice terrace we drive down to visit Ubud Market and Ubud Royal Palace, but along the way there is huge green coffee farm attack our attention to stop and finally we decided to make a stop at big farming call Bali pulina, is interesting the farmers here explain us how they grow the coffee plan and process the bean also here we have seen the Luwak coffee and the grand mother do roasted coffee bean we have seen here and meet Mrs. WAYAN she is the laddy there offer us to try the product they have make it there and we pleasure to have great chair offer looking to their farm and enjoy the coffee there. And finished our coffee finally we heading to ubud town .
From the north side of ubud we drive by country side on back yard of ubud city see more traditional Balinese Village where is. Some rice field has been changed to the villa and holiday resort, well is sad to see but iam sure before it happen the owner of the land it has thing twice to have it. Well on our 30 minutes drive finally we reach at Ubud City, crowded has begin .
Park our beauty car in Ubud Parking center where is located north side of Ubud palace where is the street name is Jalan Suweta is an modern parking concept with hourly charged where is per hours cost 3000 Idr snd very safe, my recommend if you drive uour own vehicle please don’t lose ticket park because will be complicated in the end to get out of it.
We walk to Ubud palace from Ubud parking center, is take 10 minutes walk slowly slowly , is masive and beauty building is front of our eyes , Ubud Royal palace has a name as well Puri Saren where is the local name we call it in Ubud there is 3 defferent part area of the palace where is there area out side we call Jaba Sisi,Middle Part JABA TENGAH,JEROAN the center private area.
Jaba sisi the funtion is like area where the king of Ubud welcoming the guest who is come to visit ubud royal palace, as ussual if there an special guest visit the royal palace , will be there an welcoming show dance as balinese dance will be welcoming on the stage on jaba sisi.
Jaba Tengah the funtion is as welcoming the visitor who visiting the royal palace to meet the King of Ubud. Therr is meeting building at the middle srea jaba tengah where is on that building there is an chair rounding the table meeting, as the story i hear from the man work in the palace that chair is kind of important place when the King of ubud make a decicion to resolve the problem what the visitor have .
Jeroan the function is private area for personal of king family, the ubud king had view wife , where on this time already pass away but the photo we still can see it on listed on the wall of building. Normally the tourist not allowed to visut the private area.
Last stop we make on our trip is Ubud Market , located just cross the road of Royal Ubud Palace , the traditional ubud market is start to open at 4 am nd there is 2 different part of markrt where is on east side mostly open for sale a food and west part is specialy an art market . We when visited the art market see the most popular art they have in ubud market traditional, is kind of unique place to see where all different art hand made is there in ubud market.
In Ubud market we take around and have a look the art of ubud and my advice for next visitor to ubud market please dont ask the price of the thing if you don’t really like to have it because they will hold your hand till you dealing with it then they let you go 🙂 . And finally satisfied in day trip we do on late afternoon we drive back to Jas Villa in seminyak .
That was one of the best cultural tour day we have done yesterday, how about your day? Have you plan to do some thing in Bali while your stay in seminyak? Yes if you wish to have a great and fun day and if you need a driver and guide english speakers, please fell free to contact me at email : firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at phone or whatapps at +62 082 236 087 680 i will be ready to be your guide assistance to explore tradition cultural and more activities in Bali.
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