Bali driver provides Kintamani and Barong Kris Dance Bali tour with excellence service
The villages of Kintamani and Penelokan provide a great view of the still active Mount Batur and its fantastic lake. Bali driver gladly escort you see the stunning scenery in Kintamani. Seven miles in diameter and sixty feet deep, Batur caldera is simply astounding. From Penelokan, take the road Kedisan on the shores of the lake. The spectacular mountainous region around Kintamani with its deep Crater Lake and bubbling hot springs, make this region a must to visit. Batur Lake is the largest lake in Bali and the region offers some of the most spectacular views to be found anywhere on the island. Batur Lake also provides water for an underground network of streams and springs across the southern slopes of the mountain. As the one of the beautiful place in this island, Kintamani is really great for day trips, trekking or simply for getting away from it all for a few days with Bali driver guide.
Barong & Kris Dance
Barong is probably the most well known dance. It is also another story telling dance, narrating the fight between good and evil. This dance is the classic example of Balinese way of acting out mythology, resulting in myth and history being blended into one reality. Bali driver guide always recommend this tour to our client.
The story goes that Rangda, the mother of Erlangga, the King of Bali in the tenth century, was condemned by Erlangga’s father because she practiced black magic. After she became a widow, she summoned all the evil spirits in the jungle, the leaks and the demons, to come after Erlangga. A fight occurred, but she and her black magic troops were too strong that Erlangga had to ask for the help of Barong. Barong came with Erlangga’s soldiers, and fight ensued. Rangda casted a spell that made Erlangga soldiers all wanted to kill themselves, pointing their poisoned keris into their own stomachs and chests. Barong casted a spell that turned their body resistant to the sharp keris. At the end, Barong won, and Rangda ran away. For more details on the history and stories barong and kris dance Bali Driver Guide is ready to accompany you to watch the dance.
Somebody can die or get seriously injured in a Barong dance. It is said that if Rangda’s spell is too strong, a weak soldier may not be able to resist it, even with the help of Barong. He may end up hurting himself with his own keris. The masks of Barong and Rangda are considered sacred items, and before they are brought out, a priest must be present to offer blessings by sprinkling them with holy water taken from Mount Agung, and offerings must be presented.
Art Villages: Bali round trip with Bali driver tour
This Bali Round Trip Tour is the most popular tour and an excellent Bali Driver tour program, we combine the sightseeing and shopping in the art villages starting by visiting Batubulan to see the center of Balinese hand weaving. Celuk, is the following village that you can see the center of jewelry and at least you can see 200 people working in their own design and they combine the pearl, silver, sea shell and gold, it’s just like a heaven for those who are mad about jewelry. Traditional Balinese house compound will be a unique place to see, the ancient life of Balinese, and continue to Mas the centers of wood sculpture, you can find many kinds of wood and furniture carving here. Mas Village is known as the center of wood mask production also. Don’t forget to contact Bali driver guide for this tour.
Tirta Empul Temple
Pura Tirta Empul is the temple of Tampak Siring , built around a sacred spring. Tampak Siring is an inscription dates the spring all the way back to 926AD. and there are fine carvings and Garudas on the courtyard buildings. The temple and its two bathing spots have been used by the Balinese for over a thousand years for good health and prosperity; as the spring water really does have the power to cure. Regular purification ceremonies also take place here.
A little off the main road in Tampaksiring is Mount Kawi with its group of large stone memorials cut into cliffs on either side of a picturesque river valley. It is believed to date from 11th century; one is of Bali ‘s most impressive sights. Tampak Siring artists produce marvelous bone and ivory carvings. Both sites open daily. With in between by Bali Driver Guide you will arrive at the temple tampaksiring, which is southeast of Ubud.
Tegallalang Rice Paddy Views
Ubud, located in the cool hilly area of Central Bali, has so much to offer the tourist and traveller. One of the most spectacular rice field terraces in Ubud is Tegallalang area, just about 15 minutes drive outside of Ubud, moreover you join with Bali Driver Guide who has many years of experience in the field of tourism will be more enjoyable your trip. Surrounding gorge full of rice fields has over the years attracted many photographers who captured its images on film and photos.
Departure at 08.15am Approximately 10 hours
- Pick up at the hotel at 08.00 – 08.30 am.
- Watching Barong and Keris Dance performance.
- Kintamani with Batur Volcano and Lake.
- Lunch at Kintamani.
- Tegalalang ; Rice terraces scenery.
- Tampak Siring / Tirta Empul Temple ; holy spring water.
- Back to hotel about 06.00 pm.
Rate Packages (US Dollar per pax)
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- Transfers from/to hotel by air conditioned vehicle provided by Bali driver guide
- English/Japanese speaking tour guide.
- Admission fees, donation.
- Parking fees.
- Meal specified on tour itinerary.
- All prices are net per person
- Children aged from 3-7years old
- Other personal expenses are not included and will be on personal account.
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