Bat Cave – Kusamba – Kertha Gosa
A first stop at Goa Lawah, a temple inhabited by thousands of sacred bats. We continue to the nearby traditional salt production in Kusamba, and visit the small harbour town Padangbai for lunch. On our way back we stop at Kertha Gosa court complex with its famous old ceiling paintings.
Farmer’s walk and Besakih
Experience first-hand the tropical countryside and life in Bali on our walk with Suar the farmer and temple guard and his wife Subita. We continue to the ‘mothertemple’ Besakih in the afternoon.
Turtles, Uluwatu and Sunset at Seminyak beach – with a beach wheelchair
We visit the turtle rescue center in Serangan, where you can release a baby turtle into the ocean. We continue to Uluwatu, a temple on a cliff overseeing the Indian Ocean. For an unforgetable sunset we will be at Seminyak beach north of Kuta.
This trip can be booked with a beach wheelchair for the turtle release and the sunset!
Tirta Empul, Kintamani and Tegalalang Rice Terraces
First stop is Tirta Empul, a temple of sacred springs. Lunch on the edge of the Batur crater in Kintamani. On the way back we will come though Tegalalang with is rice terraces.
Taman Ayun, Jatiluwih and the Sangeh monkeys
We take a trip northwards first to Taman Ayun, a beautiful waterpalace and part of the UNESCO heritage irrigation system in Bali – as is Jatiluwih, the famous rice terraces, which is our next stop. On the way back say ‘hello’ to the friendly monkeys in the Sangeh nutmeg forest!
Art and Dance
This trip is all around traditional art in Bali! Wood carvers, silver jewellery and paintings, the Mask and Puppet museum in its beautiful garden, and in the evening a Kecak Firedance performance in Batubulan!
Ulun Danu Temple and Tanah Lot
A trip up into the northern mountains to Ulun Danu temple, ‘floating’ in a mountain lake, and cool air at the twin lakes view. We then turn south again to visit Bali’s landmark, Tanah Lot, the temple on a rock in the ocean.