JOURNEY TO KOMODO & FLORES
EAST NUSA TENGGARA INDONESIA
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PARADISE OF KOMODO ISLAND
Duration: 2 D/1N
Day 01-full day bedugul - tanah lot tour (approx. 8 hours)
Tanah Lot means " the land of ocean " is a wonderful Hindu Temple built on a piece of cliff in Indian Ocean shore. This temple is dedicated to the God of Ocean " Baruna " built by a high Hindu Priest name Dang Hyang Dwijendra in the 16th century. In high tide, the cliff is surrounded by water that the temple is like floating. In the bottom part of the cliff there is a fresh water holy spring while on the beach cave there are some holy snakes that guard the temple. In the South and North part of the temple is absolutely beautiful view and best for watching sunset (but no sunset in this tour program).
Alas Kedaton means " Jungle Kingdom ", but probably a monkey kingdom because the place is very popular for its tame monkeys living around. There is also a 300 year old Hindu Temple in the middle of the monkey forest. And high up on the trees, big fruit bats are resting during the day time. It is a big fun to visit this place because of the monkeys, bat and temple.
Beratan is a name of the Lake and Village. This place is very famous for its beautiful park setting consisting of many kinds of flowers and trees. Its spectacular floating temple called " Ulun Danu Temple "dedicated to the Goddess of the lake is absolutely unforgettable place to take a picture. It is so nice and cool and beautiful as well. People can hire a traditional paddle boat or speed boat to go around the lake or enjoy the jet sky and parasailing from the other corner of the lake.
Taman Ayun means " a beautiful park", the biggest and the most beautiful royal family temple built in 14th century. This temple is surrounded by moat and has a beautiful park setting. The yard is big and it has absolutely amazing carving in the main entrance and its shrines. This temple is located in Mengwi village
Day 02-FULL DAY VOLCANO TOUR (approx. 8 hours)
Started from the hotel around 08.30 am to Kesiman Village watching one of the most famous Balinese Dance " BARONG", visiting the center of Balinese Batik Handycraft in Batubulan Village and visiting the most famous Wood Carving Village " MAS ". Visiting an old meditation cave " GOA GAJAH " found in eleventh century. The area around the cave is considered the oldest Buddhist site with some old remains found around the place. A Hindu Temple was built there with special holy spring fountains. Driving up to a nice and cool mountain side with its breath-taking view of 1717 meters volcano called " MOUNT BATUR " surrounded by lake and black lava remains from its twice main eruptions in 1917 and 1927. Great lunch is served in the best restaurant overlooking the beautiful view.
Driving back down to the country side visiting a beautiful Hindu Temple in Sebatu Village with its holy spring. Sebatu Temple is one of the Three Most Important Temples own by every villages in Bali dedicated to the Hindu Thrinity. This temple is dedicated to the God of Creator "BRAHMA". A Beautiful rice terraces view in Tegalalang Village will make your trip memorable. The next stop will be in Ubud to visit the center of Painting and Celuk Village, the home of Gold & Silver Smiths. Then driving back to the hotel.