Taman Ayun Temple is a Royal Temple of Mengwi Empire and it is located in Mengwi Village, Mengwi sub district, Badung Regency and about 18 Km north side of Denpasar town. It is strategically located beside of major roadway between Denpasar to Singaraja. It is set on the land which is surrounded by the big fish pond and look like a drift on the water. It owns the beautiful temple building with mutlistoried roof and Balinese Architecture. The wide beautiful landscape garden in front courtyard to welcome all visitors who come and visit this temple. It is a beautiful place to visit on your vacation in Bali.
Pursuant to Papyrus Chronicle of the Mengwi (Lontar Babad Mengwi), the temple which is now referred by Taman Ayun Temple That it had been newly sanctified in the year 1634 M and it is named with Taman Ahyun Temple. The word of Ahyun is coming from the root word Hyun meaning a temple is founded in the park (pool with the beautiful garden) which can fulfill the desire. The word Ahyun is then changed into Ayun word. Taman Ayun Temple is one of Hindu Temples in Bali become tourist destination which has been visited by many tourists from local and foreign. This temple is usually visited by tourist once having a set tour to Tanah Lot Temple due to this temple same route of the Tanah Lot Temple Tour.
The function of Taman Ayun Temple is a place to praythe god in their manifestation. It is according to the content of Babad Mengwi and the existence of temple building sturcture, especially the temple that is located in third area (Jeroan). According to Astadewata, the special God is worship in Taman Ayun Temple is the God in manifestation as a Wisnu God which his place located in top of Mangu Mount. In papyrus of Usana Bali mentioning that one of Dewa Catur Lokapalas carry through its worship in Meru Pucak Pangelengan that is a temple building with 9 multistoried roofts. Pitara God is a holy soul diety of ancestor who is also referred as the other names of Hyang Pitara or Dewa Hyang. Pitara God is obliged to be worshiped by clan heir (Prati Sentana) in the form of temple ceremony which the same meaning as by the ceremony to the God. The worshiping existence to Pitara God in Taman Ayun Temple can be searched and proved by pursuant to the existence of temple building which lay in by consecution in east which is called Paibon that is representing Special Temple. Taman Ayun Temple in capacities or its status as special altar for the King family of Mengwi Palace or as a Merajan Agung from Mengwi King Families specially for the founder of Mengwi Empire that is I Gusti Agung Putu.
Ulun Danu Temple is a Balinese Hindu Temple located at Candi Kuning countryside, Baturiti subdistrict and Tabanan Regency. The distance from Denpasar town is about 50 km north side the way from Denpasar to Singaraja. It is set at lakeside of Beratan with beautiful lake view and hills surround it. It is situated in the plateau area with cool atmosphere surround it and hills as a backdrop. We can find at north side of this temple is Pucak Sangkur mount, in the eastside there is Beratan Mount which also referred as Pucak Mangu or Pucak Pangelengan in the south side there is Terate Bank Mount and in the Westside there is Tapak Mount and Watukaru Mount.
The name of Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is taken from the lake where the temple is built at Beratan Lake. The name of Beratan Lake is inseparable with the Beratan Mount as Deity and Goddess as fertility source posperity to keep the properity in life and society life. In papyrus chroincle of the Mengwi, this temple is referred as the name of Parhyangan ri pinggiring danu Beratan (sanctum located in lakeside of Beratan Lake). Ulun is come from Hulu word meaning head or power and in this case is intended by Ulun Danu Beratan means power of Beratan Lake that is Danu Goddess.
Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is consisted of 4 temples complex that are :
Bedugul Botanical Garden or Kebun Raya Eka Karya is the huge tropical garden located in Bedugul, plateau are in Bali. It is situated inthe cool atmosphere with rain forest and hill surrounds it. This botanical garden is opened on 1959 and owns 154,5 ha land located Tabanan Regency, northwest part of Bali. It is close the beautiful lake which which is called Beratan Lake and Ulun Danu Temple. It is completed by more than 1187 plant types and multifarious of floras. In this area, there is orchid garden with the collection of 320 orchid types from Bali, Java, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Sulawesi and also Irian Jaya. We can also meet the rose garden with the collection of various rose from rust colored until green chromatic.
Bedugul Botanical Garden or Kebun Raya Eka Karya is also completed by 524 birches which are still in its original forest. In this place we can meet the collection from America, South America, China, Japan, Australia, Africa and also Netherlands. Cyathea Garden is one of the specific gardens owning the various collections of Paku-Pakuan (tropical vegetable) which can be eaten as vegetable by Balinese and some of them are used for decoration. The tree from this nail Cyateas are often exploited as growth media of various orchid types. Cactus collections are consisted of 104 types. This cactus is obtained from from Africa, America, Germany, Switzerland and also Indonesia. The crop season at botanical garden is taken 94 types plants that are the collection from the exploitation for Balinese life ceremony, temple ceremony, devoting/ offering and others purpose. It also owns the collection of drug crop with 84 types/ species.
Beside of the crop collections, Bedugul Botanical Garden on Kebun Raya Eka Karya also owns the tradtional Balinese houses and it function as guest house for scientist who is doing observation. It is also opened for public including tourists and to be one of favorite tourist destinations in Bali especially for domestic tourists. The most crowded visitors at this place are on Lebaran Period (Moslem Holiday), Balinese Holidays, National Holidays and New Year Period.
Tamblingan Lake is a beautiful lake located in the plateau area and close to Bendugul or Beratan Lake. It is strategically located beside of the main road from Denpasar to Singaraja. The Lake own very beautiful panorama with the green hill surround it. It is situated in the plateau area with cool atmosphere, rain forest and fogs are daily covering the whole area start from 15.00 hours. Tamblingan Lake is one of tourist sites in Singaraja Regency that will be visited on this tour. There are two lakes located close each other in this place those are Buyan and Tamblingan Lake. Both of lake are very beautiful and become a vital water sources for all water irrigations throughout Singaraja Regency area.
Luwak Coffee or Civet Coffee is coffee made from coffee cherries which have been eaten by and passed through the digestive track of the Asian Palm Civet (Paradoxourus Hermaphroditus).
After collected, the beans are processed hygienically, and given only a medium roast so as to not destroy the complex flavors that develop trough the process.
This Kopi Luwak process takes place only on island of Bali, Java and Sumatra in the Indonesian Archipelago. Producing no more than 300 Kg per year and distributed throughout the world.
Some people try to breed the civet and given a coffee cherries to eat, they won’t succed. Our Kopi Luwak is origin from will civet which live mutualism with coffee farmers. Civet use their nature insting to eat the best taste of coffee cherries in the coffee plantation.
As one of the six cardinal temples of Bali and on of the most scenic, Pura Tanah Lot holds its own as Bali’s most visited temple. You may have seen it before on postcards and in guidebooks, with its multitiered meru (Pagodas) perched on a rocky outcroping in the sea, highlighted against the hazy hues of the sunset. The temple is not only scenic, but also shrouded in intriguing history and legend.
Tanah lot was founded by the Javanese priest Danghyang Nirartha in the 16th century. Legend has it that he slept on the site one evening, and afterwards suggested that the Balinese build a sacred temple on that spot. The temple is one of the six cardinal temples in Bali that are strung out in a line down the west coast abd on a clear day you can see all the way to another cardinal temple, Pura Uluwatu on the southwestern coast of the Bukit Peninsula. As one of Bali’s many sea temples that are meant to honor the Gods and Goddesses of the ocean, this is a sacred site that is revered by many Balinese Hindus.
The name Pura Tanah Lot means ‘temple of the sea and the earth’, and once there it is easy to see why. The temple was built on top of jagged rocks ust off the coast, and it is only accessible at low tide, when a footpath appears along the sand and out to the rocks Inside, there are two pavilions and two shrines with a 7-tiered meru and a 3-tiered meru.
Locals believe that the temple is protected by small poisonous black and white sea snakes as well as one giant snake, all of which were originally Niratha’s sashes that fell into the sea when he left the sacred spot. Another legend says that unmarried couples who visit the temple will break up soon afterwards, which is perhaps why you will never see young Balinese couples visiting the site.
This tour will be include:
|08.00 am - 08.30 am||Pick up at your hotel stay|
|17.00 pm - 17.30 pm||Return Time|
|10.30 am - 11.00 am||Sunset Trip|
|19.30 pm - 20 pm||Return Time|
It will be inform when the tour is confirmed.