BALI KINTAMANI TOUR
Barong and Keris Dance Performance (Trance Dance)
Barong probably the most well known dance, it is also another story telling dance, narrating the fight between good and evil. This Barong and Keris Dance Performance (Trance Dance) is the classic example of Balinese way of acting out mythology, resulting in myth and history being blended into one reality. We will watch this dance before visit Kintamani. Balinese dances are famous all over the world and the Balinese themselves take them very seriously. The Barong is the magical protector of Balinese villages. As & lord of the forest with fantastic fanged mask and long mane, he is the opponent of Rangda the witch, who rules over the spirits of darkness, in the never ending fight between good and evil.
Celuk Village For Traditional Gold and Silver Art
Celuk Village is the famous village in Bali as a tourist destination cause of the local residents is very proactive and full of innovation to the gold and silver crafting. Most of them are Balinese professional, artistic and skillful of design development related to the silver and gold crafting. In the past, the dwellers of Celuk Village were mostly farmers. Rumors have it that there were only three families who belonged to the caste of Pande that pioneered this industry. This caste is well-known for their specialty in manipulating all kinds of metals to create accessories for Hindu's prayers. As tourism was becoming main commodity in Bali, more and more villagers left their farm behind and began to learn to craft silver and gold.
Batuan Village for Traditional Painting Art
Ubud have experienced remarkable evolution. Traditionally another means of expressing religious and mythological ideas, paintings of Ubud have been subjected to a number of influences, including deep interaction with Western painters who came and lived in Bali. Perfect places to stop before go to Kintamani to visit some beautiful fine art gallery. Ubud became the center of arts, welcoming into its heart renowned artists such as Bonnet, Spies, Blanco, Snel, etc. Batuan village wasn't influenced by the western as they were in Ubud. The Batuan paintings were often dark, crowded representations of either legendary scenes or themes from daily life, freakish animal monsters, and witches accosted people.
Kintamani Village for Mount Batur Volcano and Lake Batur View
Kintamani Village is a name of countryside located in the hill and the beautiful panorama surround it. We can see beautiful panorama from Kintamani Village to overview the active volcano of Batur Mount and wide Lake of Batur in a valley. It is situated in the plateau area with cool weather surround it. When we stand up at Kintamani, we will be able to see the rural area which is close to the lake. Kintamani is the object of mountain tourism is very unique and stunning, with cool air condition in the daytime and cold at night. We can watch stunning natural scenery of Penelokan, a combination of Mount Batur and the expanse of black rock with Lake Batur and on a blue caldera.
Tirta Empul Temple (Holy Spring Temple at Tampak Siring)
Tirta Empul Temple is built around the sacred spring at Tampak Siring. Perpect stop to visit this temple after visit volcano at Kintamani Village. For more than a thousand years, Balinese worshipers have been drawn to Tirta Empul Temple whose sacred spring is said to have been created by Indra and to have curative properties. The tradition continues almost unchanged at the temple today. Over 1000 years old, the temple and its two bathing places have been used by the people for good health and prosperity because of the spring water's curative powers. But the main attraction at Tirta Empul Temple is a long rectangular pool carved of stone, filled with koi and fed by the sacred spring via 12 fountains.
Goa Gajah Temple (Elephant Cave Temple)
Goa Gajah Temple also known as Elephant Cave Temple is an ancient omission in the form of a cave with the high value of art and history. The last stop on Kintamani Tour itinerary is visit goa gajah temple. Goa Gajah is one of tourist destinations in Bali that is visited by a lot of tourists every day. In this place, we will find other ancient omissions like ancient stone idol, douche, temple and others. It owns beautiful relief with a form of face turning around to the left side. The word of Goa Gajah is anticipated coming from the word of Lwa Gajah, the name of Buddhist Temple or hermitage for Buddhist monk. Goa Gajah was rediscovered in 1923 and in 1954 was rediscovered the bathing pond in front of the cave followed by the restoration.
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