- Breath-taking view on Mount Batur, its volcano and its caldera.
- Stroll around the splendid Tegallalang terraced rice fields.
- Observe the meticulous Balinese ritual of purification in Tirta Empul.
- Set your own pace and freely manage your time.
- Private vehicle, experienced and attentive driver.
- Lunch is not included: eat according to your desires!
In company with Made, your private driver, you will explore a selection of the most remarkable natural marvels Bali has to offer while catching a sight at the Balinese culture. He will pick you up at 9 a.m. at your accommodation with his comfortable and air-conditioned vehicle to drive you along the different steps of your day (each are distant from each other by a 10 to 50 minutes drive). You can count on his soft driving and his knowledge of the island to choose beautiful roads bordered with authentic villages and gorgeous landscapes.
You will contemplate the splendid Tegallalang terraced rice fields, then you will reach Kintamani, a village where you will observe the majestic Mount Batur while beneficiating of a stunning view on this volcano (which is still active), its caldera and the splendid natural lake bordering its base. If you wish, you will have the chance to have lunch while enjoying this stunning view. Finally, you will be amazed by the strength of the Balinese traditions at the famous Tirta Empul holy springs.
Along the way, you will even have the chance to discover the specificities of the very famous Luwak coffee, which is produced in Bali. Will you dare tasting it?
You will be back at your accommodation late in the afternoon or early in the evening depending on its location, the traffic conditions and the time spent on each step of the tour.
(Indonesian way to say Hello)
“My name is Made and I'll be
your driver on this tour.”
Native from Bali, Made lives with his wife and his two kids in Denpasar. He offers high quality services based on the respect and the thoughtful attention he pays to his clients. His obsession: to hand you down his knowledge on Bali and facilitate your travels making them more pleasant each time thanks to his soft driving and the many services he offers on board.
Foreign languages: English (fluent), French (elementary).
Vehicle and on-board services: Toyota Avanza with air conditioning, mobile phone charger, fresh water bottles, fresh towels, sarongs for the visits and tissues.
Tegallalang Rice Terraces
Sumptuous and yet easily accessible!
Extremely photogenic, Tegallalang is without a doubt one of the most renowned sites to contemplate the ingenious terraced rice fields around Ubud.
Easily accessible thanks to the road close by, these rice fields were purposely adapted for strolls and you will have the chance to take a long or a short walk according to your preference.
In some places, rice growers may ask for a little donation for crossing their land.
Recommended visit duration: 45 to 75 minutes.
Mount Batur (Kintamani’s Village)
Spectacular and fascinating.
Mont Batur, proudly standing 1717 metres above sea level, is still an active volcano, which last eruption occurred back in 2000. It is bordered by an impressive caldera inside which new craters were formed and where a huge lake spreads over a distance of several kilometres.
From Kintamani’s village, located just off the caldera, you will benefit from a stunning panorama overlooking this magnificent site.
Recommended visit duration: 15 to 60 minutes.
A deeply spiritual site.
Tirta Empul majestic holy springs are of the utmost significance to the Balinese, who attempt to visit them at least once a year for ritual purification. Their existence is estimated of over a thousand years and are said to have the fantastic property of healing the aches of the body.
By the purification pond, you can observe the meticulous ritual of the believers, who go from spring to spring, reciting prayers and perpetuating traditions.
For those of you wishing to take the time to be purified while respecting, as appropriate, the Balinese customs, the Balinese Purification in Tirta Sudamala is dedicated to this exceptional spiritual experience.
Recommended visit duration: 45 to 60 minutes.
Tasting of Balinese drinks
Would you taste the most atypical of all coffees?
The visit of this farm is the opportunity to have a closer look at some plantations (cacao, coffee, vanilla and even tropical fruits) which we often consume without wondering how they grow!
There, you will have the chance to taste a wide range of teas and coffees in a lush setting, while discovering the particularly famous Luwak coffee‘s disconcerting production process. This coffee, among the rarest and most expensive coffees in the world is made in Bali and reputed for its light bitterness, its fullness, and its dark chocolate and grilled nuts undertones. Coffee lovers: this is an absolute must try!
Recommended duration: 45 minutes.