If you thought Bali was only about sand and waves, then it’s time to be pleasantly surprised with a tour to Bali’s mountain lake resort area called Bedugul. Located in central-north region of the island in Tabanan Regency, Bedugul enjoys mild mountain weather due to its location of about 1,500 metres above sea level.
Surrounded by rolling hills and verdant greenery, major tourist’s attractions in Bedugul include Lake Beratan, Buyan and Tamblingan. Beratan, the largest of the three is perfect place for water sports such as parasailing, boating, jet skiing, water skiing, canoeing. Views of the lakes are captivating from the road above, so prepare your cameras! Other places of interest include beautiful Pura Ulun Danu Beratan, Taman Ayun Temple and Bali Botanic Garden. Bedugul’s fertile soil also produces abundance of fruits and vegetables which you can buy at the Bedugul vegetable market.
This tour will take approximately 8 hours and is inclusive of a professional English-speaking guide, an air-conditioned car and lunch at a local restaurant with a mesmerizing view of rice terraces to accompany your meal.
Besakih is a temple complex also known to the Balinese Hindu as the «Mother Temple». It is the biggest, holiest and most important temple in Bali that is located on the slopes of Mount Agung in East Bali. Built in 1284, there are 23 temples within the complex with the biggest being Pura Penataran Agung; each different but related temple features a different meaning and function according to the Balinese Hindu beliefs.
The grounds surrounding the temple are beautifully taken care of, and the air is cool as the temple is located 1000 metres above sea level. The temple is breathtaking with ancient carvings, temple buildings, statues, gates and entryways, so don’t forget your camera. On the way to Besakih, we’ll stop to visit a few places of interests including Kerta Gosa and Bukit Jambul. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.