Tour from Seminyak to Ubud culture art traditions and combined with sunset kecak fire dance in Uluwatu temple day tour presented by Seminyak Bali Driver . Thanks to Mr Laurent and family 6 persons from Singapore to give me a chance to day to be your private tour guide in Bali.
To day we have started our day tour at 9 am from Villa Kubu Seminyak where is located at Gang Ratna at jalan plawa Seminyak, our plan has been shettle on the day before we doing the trip, contact on email it make us easy to have conversation and planed our listing where to go.
Deal with the transport price 450.000 idr on website from seminyak to ubud and then ubud to uluwatu temple and finish dinner at jimbaran bay on 10 hours of my services. At 9 am we start our journey from villa kubu to the tohpati village, where in tohpati village we have to drive around 1 hours from seminyak to the north east direction of Denpasar city as requested on itinerary.
Tohpati Village is one of famous village in south part of Ubud where we can see the local people in the village working on hand weaving art of textil and paint of Batik, the official clothe of Indoneisan sosial activity is Batik and Batik Bali is one of popular and unique design which is more popular Indonesian people wear it on national even. Visiting Batik hand weaving factory there is no charge we have to pay in Tohpati Village.
After Tohpati Village we continue to visit the suplyer of Bali Souvenir where is located in 10 minutes drive north after the Batik place. The place is call Windu Segara where is the biggest and the cheapest souvenir store in Bali, the shop is self is kind of looking huge and so many thing’s of souvernis available there they sale, from Spa Soap,Oil massage,T Shirt, Wood Carving,Handy craft,cake ,balinese peanuts, kacang disco,Pia Legong, and many different thing’s of balinese souvenir is available in segara windhu where is must cheaper then Kuta street even Krisna market most popular in kuta sunset road is still more expencive then Segara Windhu. And this kind of place you have to visit if you looking for an cheap souvenir shop and away from tourist price. Thanks to Mr Lee to give me the new info about segara whindu , and also thanks for friend of mr Lee who recommend us Segara Whindu.
After we did shoping for cheap souvenir we continue to visit Batuan Temple, the oldest temple in the south of Ubud , in Batuan temple we allowed to taking picture and also allowed to visit in side of the temple holy area. In Batuan temple is managed by Batuan village in Sukawati regency. Visiting the temple even we allowed to go in to holy area, we still have to respect of biggest low and restricions of the temple where the women on period of menstruations is not allowed to visit the holy area , is kind of beliving rule for who break the rule will having bad luck for 1 month and 7 days. And visiting the Batuan temple when is builded on 433 centurys ago , we will get borrow free sarong as Balinese uniform to ware to come in to temple, and then there is no ticket is just there a donation 5000 idr per person and we put our donation in the box provided and i have asked the man working there the donation we do will come to the village for temple maintenance and ceremony cost.
After visiting the temple we continue to visit the Waterfall in Tegenungan Village, drive less then 20 minutes we reach at waterfall. In Tegenungan waterfall we can see the view amazing nature where is the water falling down on the middle of big huge stuning rock and fell the fresh air on Tegenungsn waterfall, at this time we just taking picture from view point and there is opportunity to do a treeking to go down get close to waterfall with an easy access stair , pass down with step on 187 stair you will reach at the river also there is an fresh spring water where local ussualy take the water for drinking water and we also allowed to drink that fresh pure water from the fountain on river side on Tegenungan waterfall. Trekking on visiting river in waterfall of tegenungan will take around 1 hours return trip, and the ticket visiting this spot of tegenungan waterfall is 10.000 idr per person .
After we visited the waterfall of Tegenungan, we continue to have lunch at Ibu Oka Ubud warung to try the suckling pig, suckling pig is one of the famous Balinese Maincourse or favorite food in Bali, suckling pig is fresh grill whole pig and fresh serve with portion menu as ussual combined with rice and jack vegetable is call lawar . The sett menu complete ala charte in ibu oka babi guling is cost us 80.000 idr per portions, and fresh juice orange is perfect for combine the Babi Guling in Ibu oka Ubud, lot of people get confuse and have question ” is that only pig the food in Ubud? ” my answer is : no , ubud has located in the middle of island where is little hard to get fish or seafood in serveral restaurant, if there warung or small restaurant serve a fish, thats mostly wih serve a fish from Batur Lake where the fish is call Gurami or Mujair. But Ubud also has another favorite maincourse from Duck and chiken, one of famous food in Ubud culinary is Crispy Duck and Chiken Steam or Ayam Betutu.
Then continue our trip after lunch around 1.30pm, we heading to Rice terrace in tegalalang village. Drive to the north direction from ubud city center about 8 Km we arrive at Tegalalang Rice terrace, in tegalalang rice terrace there is ticket we paid 10.000 idr per person and the tegalalang rice terrace is popular with the name Ceking rice terrace on local name. The tegalalang rice terrace is made by farmers who leave and having a land mark on tegalalang hills, and since the area is not flat, thats why the farmer make it flat on each part of their land till down sode the river and become terraced, rice here in ceking rice terrace ussualy need the time 4 month to grow from farmer start to plan it and until farmers pick the rice from the plan , and they do it 3 time a year growing a rice and the rest of the month will grow something else as the peanuts or sweet popatos for the land filterlized. Most of the problem witn rice field is water, and in terrace of ceking tegalalang has an organitations call Subak who is take car for the water and split it to each terrace to aviod problem with water. Well subak is self is an organisations from farmers, they will decided any of their problem on the metting point and the metting ussualy the subak do it on the end of the month.
Finish enjoyed the rice terrace, we continue to visit the luwak coffee farm, located just 3 minutes drive after the rice terrace call Bali Pulina they get recommendation by their friend and to visit this place, is interesting the farming and beauty view of river side the farm is amazing. And visiting bali pulina luwak coffee is free of charge and if you like to try the luwak coffee will cost you 50.000 idr per cup and the rest is free of charge of testing.
After the coffee farm and the time show us 3 .30 pm we drove down to Uluwatu temple, with drive 2 hours from ubud to uluwatu pass true baypass ngurah rai and toll ngurah rai with VVIP card, and if you pass on usual ticket will cost 11.000 IDR per car and we made it to Uluwatu in 2 hours drive from Ubud , reach in uluwatu temple we have to get the ticket and have to pay 20.000 idr for one person to get visiting the holy area and then we get free to borrow the sarong and belt . Also in uluwatu temple there is free toilet ,and there is monkey you have to becareful. The monkey in uluwatu temple love beauty colour of soes and bag also sun glasses, please becareful the most important is hide your reading glass from Monkey. But all the scare of monkey will get paid after we show the Amazing view of sunset also we do have see the Kecak and monkey dance performance in uluwatu temple where is has story of Ramayana , where Dewi sita has stolen by Rahwana and Monkey Hanoman got help Dewa Rama get back Dewi Sita from Rahwana visiting the kecak and monkey fire dance great performance in Uluwatu temple there is ticket 100.000 idr per person and the dance is start from 6 pm till 7 pm.
Then after the dance , we hading back to seminyak within 2 hours drive included traffic, and along the way we have seen the popular Naughty Nuris pork ribs in peninsula hills jimbaran, and every one have decided to have dinner before hading back to Villa.
Over all our trip was super excelent,and lot of fun on the day tour. And again i i wish thank you very much for Mr Lee and family for book my services to day and not forget to inform you if you need any driver in Bali to have a great fun day tour in Bali from seminyak or any are in bali as my consider services from hotel in nusa dua ,kuta seminyak,canggu ubud, please fell free to contact me at email firstname.lastname@example.org and you can reach me at phone on +62 082 236 087 680 also available whatapps on that number , line , wechat also available on seminyakbalidriver .
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