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Bali Countryside Cycling Tour

1. Bali Countryside Cycling Tour

This bicycle tour takes you far away from the regular tourist itinerary and off the beaten track into rural Bali where you will get to see the customs and age-old traditions of the Balinese people. The tour will begin when you are whisked away from your accommodation by air-conditioned van and driven up to Tegalalang for breakfast. The restaurant features a most exquisite view of the green rice terraces After breakfast, your friendly guides will then take you on an amazing ride through the beautiful Balinese countryside where you will see some spectacular views. Ride through an incredible 70 acre bamboo forest and see traditional craftsmen at work, as well as farmers tending to their rice fields en route. The ride also includes a visit to the magical Balinese Traditional Village Penglipuran. Penglipuran is a very traditional village that has its own unique culture and way of life. The village is a special place of interest and amazing beauty in Bali. All of the houses have been built from north to the south with a nearly identical traditional entrance gate to each family compound. As you ride through timeless small villages you will see the smiles of Balinese children and hear friendly greetings from local villagers. Then, the next stop on our journey will be at the magnificent Temple. You will be able to enter the temple to see it in all its splendor. If, by any chance, there is a ceremony taking place, you will be invited to witness the colourful event while our guides explain to you the significance of the ritual. From there, you'll be taken for a short walk through the rice paddies to see villagers planting and harvesting rice (you can even join in!). The next stop will be at a local market in the local town of Bangli where you can see the incredible array of exotic fruit, spices and vegetables for sale. After the bike tour has finished you'll be invited to an authentic restaurant in the middle of the rice paddies, where you will be served a magnificent lunch. You'll be among a small Balinese plantation where you can learn about the medicinal uses and cultural importance of the variety of local plants.   Also, learn about many of the spices that are commonly used in cooking, as well as different tropical fruits growing in their natural environment. With the friendly and fun team, you will definitely have an unforgettable experience, one you will always remember.

Bali: Full-Day Trip to Penglipuran Village and Bamboo Forest

2. Bali: Full-Day Trip to Penglipuran Village and Bamboo Forest

On the way to Penglipuran village, stop at the Batuan Temple, which is looked after by the local residents. Penglipuran village is surrounded by traditional Balinese countryside and has been left untouched by modernization. After visiting the village, take a walk through the bamboo forest.  Then, spend a few hours at the hidden Tibumana Waterfall exploring the surrounding rainforests and swimming in the natural rock pools. After, head to the village of Temen to visit a coffee plantation, learn about the coffee-making process, and sample a few varieties. Stop at the sacred Tirta Empul Temple, where the Balinese bathe in the sacred waters for healing and spiritual benefits. Finally, check out the Tegalalang rice terrace near Ubud.

Ubud: Jungle Swing Private Tour

3. Ubud: Jungle Swing Private Tour

Journey through Ubud's lush jungle on a full-day guided tour by with lunch. Admire your surroundings on a jungle swing, swim in the Tukad Cepung Waterfall, and explore the rice terraces of Tegallalang. If you choose to join the complete tour, you will start your day by visiting Tukad Cepung waterfall. Admire the stunning sun rays shining straight through the top of the falls, creating natural beams across the canyon. You will also have a chance to swim in the waterfall.  Continue by visiting Pengelipuran Village, known as one of the world's cleanest villages. Take a look at the daily activities inside the homes and imagine how living in such a natural village would feel. You will then visit Kintamani for lunch, and admire the amazing views of Lake Batur and the volcano.  After lunch, you will fly over the jungle and experience incredible views on a jungle swing. Challenge yourself with around 30 meters of string and swing above the valley or jungle. There will be the opportunity for lots of pictures. If you choose to join the jungle swing-only option, you will first visit Tegallalang rice field where you can trek into beautiful rice paddies before you hop on the swing. After that you may have the option to visit the nearby coffee plantation to taste some Balinese Luwak coffee before going back to your hotel.

Pengelipuran Village: "Be a Balinese For a Day" Private Tour

4. Pengelipuran Village: "Be a Balinese For a Day" Private Tour

Become a member of a Balinese family for a day and experience this unique way of life. Start your day just like any other Balinese local by visiting a food market. Here you will get your hands on the freshest ingredients for your cooking experience. Stop over at Tegalallang to see beautiful rice fields and learn about rice growing from your guide. During harvest season, you can see how the locals are harvest their paddy here and even try it out. Head out next to Wayan Sumiarse at Pengelipuran Village and meet your local host. Discover a delightful, well-kept village composed of wide, brick roads, lined with rows of charming,  traditional houses interspersed with neatly manicured gardens. As you head to your guide's house, you will learn about their day to day life, their unique beliefs and rituals and have a chance to make a Balinese offering. If you wish, you can also put on Balinese dress provided by the family.  Explore the village and have a chance to visit the temples and meet other local people. Stop over at the elementary school to say hello to Balinese children there. Returning to the house, start to cook with your guide before enjoying your deliscou meal together. 

Bali: Alternative Temples Small Group Tour

5. Bali: Alternative Temples Small Group Tour

Not keen on the swarming crowds at Bali's main temples? Visit temples that are just as beautiful off the beaten track, meaning fewer tourists, more charm, and the tranquility you seek on this magical island.  Begin at the Kerta Gosa Pavilion in Klung Kung. The intact justice court building formerly used by the high king of Bali will give you some idea of the power and grandeur of the Balinese monarchs before the Dutch arrived. Goa Lawah Temple is up next. Also known as Bat Cave, its complex is built over a hilly outcrop home to thousands of bats and a giant snake king per local legend. Make a stop at Bukit Jambul, known for its panoramic views of the rice terraces. As you must be peckish by now, your guide will slow the pace down for a lunch overlooking Mt. Agung.  Continue your tour to Besakih Temple, Bali's thousand-year-old Mother Temple, perched 1,000 meters high on the southwestern slopes of Mount Agung. It is meant to be the island's largest holy site divided into three main complexes, each dedicated to the Hindu trinity. The last of the temples, Kehen Temple, is a multi-level temple on a hill home to a great Banyan Tree. An untouched gem, it requires a bit of a hike to get to the well-preserved natural sanctuary. Finally, the trip ends with a visit to Penglipuran Traditional Village, a traditional countryside community in the highlands.

Mt. Batur Sunrise Hike with 1-Night Stay in Kintamani

6. Mt. Batur Sunrise Hike with 1-Night Stay in Kintamani

Experience a spectacular sunrise on top of Mount Batur in a more comfortable way. By joining this tour, you will have more time to rest because you will stay overnight in Kintamani which is only 30 minutes away from the mountain. Instead of waking up at midnight, you will wake up at 3:30 AM. After the hike, you can come back to your accommodation to rest a little bit more with an exclusive guaranteed check out time at 2:00 PM. You will be picked up from your accommodation anywhere in Bali at your check out time. On the way to Kintamani, stop at Tukad Cepung waterfall and admire the sun rays shining straight through the top of the falls, creating natural beams across the canyon. Here, you have the chance to swim in the waterfall. Then, stop at Pengelipuran Village and meet the village locals and learn about their way of life. Then, check in to your accommodation in Kintamani and have a good rest before your hike starts the next day. Wake up at 3:30 AM, fuelled with breakfast and then head to Mount Batur. During the ascent, you’ll trek along a 3-kilometer long trail. The trail is of moderate difficulty and passes through lush tropical jungles. On reaching the top, enjoy breakfast cooked by steam from the volcano and sip hot tea or coffee at your leisure while watching the magical sunrise. After descending the mountain, you have a chance to dip in the relaxing natural hot springs and soothe your sore muscles. After the hot spring experience, you have time to rest a little bit more at the accommodation with a guaranteed late check out at 2:00 PM.

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What people are saying about Penglipuran Village

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 138 reviews

The driver spoke English very well, was very nice and told a lot about the surroundings. He was right on time and the trip was as long as listed. If you're near canggu expect a longer ride home tho (about 1h). He was well prepared for the bad weather (with a raincoat) and even tho it was quite wet, we still got to visit all the places listed. Nice places, just a bit sad about the weather but unfortunately the driver can't control that. Sidenote that if you dislike spicy food, please don't drink the ginger tea at the coffee farm. All good, would recommend.

Trip was well planned and made even better by our entertaining tour guide, Komang Putra! He was very knowledgeable about the different places we visited and helped us alot with conversing with the locals during our trip. Btw, hit him up if you want a solid karaoke session throughout your trip ◡̈

we had amazing day. village is beautiful and temples breath taking. our guides Komang Putra and Komang Rapi were fantastic! very friendly, informative and happy to help with pictures and very patient so we could take out time with tour. thank you so much for that experience

My guide Nata was excellent! Had a great time showing me all around and explained to me what I saw when we went to the temple. And payed to feed the fish at the temple ☺️ Took stunning photos of me☺️ Thank you Nata

All in all was totally perfect. We did a nice trip around the area and visited a small village. And before the cycling hiked around the rice terraces. I can’t say anything was wrong. Totally recommend