Sunday, March 4, 2018


Go Around Bali Tours offer choices of tours that suit your request. You may select some places below and we will be very pleased to help you organize and give some recommendation if you wish.

One of most prestigious conservations of animals and nature in western part of Bali is Alas Kedaton. It is a holy forest of 12 ha of all area including the temple and the supporting facilities. Alas Kedaton (Kedaton Forest) is situated in Kukuh village, Marga subdistrict, Tabanan regency. Describing from its name ‘Alas’ which means forest, we will think that lots of wild animals are there. However, it is not 100% so as there are monkeys and bats living in the forest. The monkeys there are quite friendly and wandering all around the area. They live contiguously with another mammal, bats, and have mutual file between them. The bats living in Kedaton forest are giant bats; they are very big in size and hanging on the top branches of the trees. Besides the forest, the temple in Alas Kedaton plays a significant role in protecting the animals in the forest so that they comfortably live together.
Bali Bird Park is a collection of Indonesian birds of various species located in Singapadu village, Gianyar regency. Bali Bird Park is one of the largest parks in Bali covering 2 hectares of land and occupied by more than 800 birds of 250 different species.  To provide the birds with appropriate living, Bali Bird Park also creates comprehensive environment by planting various plants that are suitable for the birds’ habitat. Therefore, the park is divided into regions depending on the habitat of the birds. Besides Indonesian birds, Bali Bird Park also protects rare and endangered birds such as Bali starling (Jalak Bali). Jalak Bali is the most prestigious animal in Bali of which the population is almost extinct and can only be found in Bali Bird Park. Come and see the park; it is just 5 minutes drive from the Barong Dance of Batubulan.
Driving further south from Tegenungan Waterfall, you will be heading to the Bali Safari & Marine Park. It takes about 30 minutes drive to get there from the waterfall. Enjoy the best safari experience here in Bali among hundreds of spectacular animals all around the world. In Bali Safari & Marine Park, visitors can find different species of animals including rare and endangered species which are hardly found in any other parks in Bali. Various selection of in-the-park activities are available here such as Elephant Back Sarafi Ride, Animal Encounter (which allows you to interact with your favourite animals), Tsavo Lion Restaurant (where visitors can have a nice meal surrounded by lions), Bali Theatre (watching a spectacular show of Bali Agung), Water Park and Fun Zone (where kids can end up their journey by playing water and other games). Bali Safari & Marine Park is the leader of wildlife conservation in Indonesia and actively involved in ensuring the future of the animals. Come and visit this place and educate your kids to know names of various animals right from their sight.
Bali Zoo Park is another animal attraction in Bali which presents exotic animals in eco friendly inhabitant. At Bali Zoo Park, you will be allowed to interact with the animals, feeding and riding on elephant’s back, w itnessing the unique behaviour of the animals including animal show, taking photos with snakes enlaced around your neck, baby lions, and other cutie animals. Visiting the Bali Zoo Park is not just for having fun, but is also good for educational recreation. There are some activities that visitors might do during visiting the zoo such as taking care of an elephant, fund & friendly, jungle ride from above, dine with the lion, etc. There are lot more activities available, so you have to visit it. The Bali Zoo is just 15 drives from Ubud, located in Jalan Singapadu, Banjar Seseh, Batuan, Sukawati, Gianyar.
Driving for 20 minutes ahead from Singaraja city you will arrive at Banjar village. The village is famous for its hot spring where the hot water naturally comes out from the ground. The hot spring was primarily found by Japanese during its colonialism. At first they built three ponds for bathing and the water was believed to cure various diseases. The people in Banjar village do a good job by maintaining the site and make it to be one of a must see tourist destination in northern part of Bali. Lots of visitors come and visit this place, and they have even prepared for a bath because the water temperature is not too hot and suitable for bathing. For those who have skin problems, try to have a regular bathing in this hot spring for a couple of days.
Located not too far from Celuk, Batuan village offers a very unique site which is hardly found in any other part of the island. That is an original traditional Balinese house that still exists up to now and bears the old Balinese house nuance. The house if compared to any other houses around its neighbourhood looks very different. A traditional nuance starts catching your eyes from the outlook of the house. The wall that surrounds and the gate to enter the house are kept traditionally. Even if you come inside, you will feel like being taken back to the old time Balinese life. The house temple, Bale Daje, Bale Dangin, Bale Dauh and Bale Delod are so traditional. You can see from the wall of the building, the roof, the pillars, the floors are so old. You have to see and feel the real atmosphere being in the real traditional house.
This village is famous for its Barong & Kris Dance which is performed everyday in two different timing: morning and evening. Morning dance is conducted from 09:30 to 10:30. The Barong & Kris dance tells us about the balance between goodness and badness in everyday life of Hindus people. Visitors are advised to see it all because it is so attractive and entertaining. Besides, this area is well-known for its spectacular stone carvings. These fabulous stone carvings take in various forms starting from beautiful creatures of Hindus colossal story to a modern art style. The stone carvings are displayed in the side roads, right in front of people’s houses along Singapadu to Batubulan streets. Come and have a visit to have better overview of the Balinese carving.
Pura Luhur Watukaru (Batukaru) is one of Sad Khayangan Temples nestled on a plateau with lush tropical garden in the surrounding. The temple is located at Wangaya Gede village, Penebel subdistrict, Tabanan regency. It takes about 1.5 hours from Denpasar airport or a couple of minutes from the hot spring. This temple was a sacred and royal temple of Tabanan Kingdom. It was built in the 11th century by Mpu Kuturan, a Hindu sage who founded the building of six main temples in Balil. As one of Sad Khayangan temples, Batukaru Temple has a tranquil and beautiful ambience as it is surrounded by tropical rain forest that gives fresh air and severe religious nuance. Throngs of pilgrimage fill up this place once it falls to the holydays or temple festivals. The ceremony falls on Thursday, Wreaspati Umanis Wuku Dunggulan, a day after Galungan holyday.
Bukit Jambul is famous for its beautiful landscapes of rice paddies and a green hill in the surrounding. This stunning view is nicely captured from the high point around the hill where everything looks uncovered. It is located in Karangasem regency, primarily in Pesaban villange, sub district of Rendang. It is easy to reach it from Besakih and takes around 15 kilometers from there. If you come from Denpasar, it takes around 1,5 hours to get there. The name of Bukit Jambul was given by a tourist who was in Bali during Dutch colonialism. He saw from a distance that the trees around the rice paddies looked like tufting hair.
Candi Dasa is a famous tourist object in the eastern part of Bali. It is a seaside city which nestles on the edge of fresh water lagoon. Candi Dasa itself has lots of things to offer to visitors such as beautiful water lagoon, tranquil accommodation, and black sandy beach. The Candi Dasa Beach is a nice stop after having a long trip. Come and enjoy the site and try some local cuisine in a restaurant nearby. If you come from Denpasar, it will take about 1,5 hours to get there. Roads to get there are very good and there is no much traffic so that it is easy to get there.
Candi Kuning is a village located in Baturiti subdistrict, Tabanan regency; about 2 hours drive from Denpasar. The village become famous because of its traditional market called Candi Kuning market. It is reachable only a couple of minutes from botanical garden of Bedugul or even closer from the Lake Beratan. It sells variety of fruit and vegetables besides the hand-made products are also available. The fruit and vegetables that people sell here are fresh ones as it is directly taken from local plantation. Throngs of visitors visit this place during holiday seasons especially local domestic tourist who are fond of fresh local product.
It is a silver and gold smith village which has been renowned all over the world. Various and high quality silver work is made by local silver smiths which is incomparable to any places in Bali. For jewellery lovers, it is highly recommended to have a visit in to this place and buy one for souvenir or self-used. This place is reachable only 20 minutes drive from Ubud or 5 minutes from Barong Dance venue of Batubulan. Various unique design silver works are produced everyday and showcase in each art shop along Celuk street. Not only is it admired by local people, it is much loved by people from other countries. This makes the silver work producers export their high quality work to United States, England, Japan, etc.
Coffee Gardens are spreading everywhere in Bali. Coffee plants that people grow here are Arabica coffee bean which has the finest quality of its kind; therefore, it bases the production of Luwak Coffee which has a great interest among coffee lovers around the world. Luwak coffee is coffee made from beans of the Arabica coffee that have been eaten by civet and gone through digestive tract. The process of producing Luwak Coffee is quite easy. The beans coming out after having gone through digestive system of the civet and cleaned and pounded until smooth. The pounded beans are then strained and picked out the damage ones. The selected beans are roasted in a special oven and grounded it well. Coffee Luwak is the most wanted coffee in Bali by visitors around the world. Come and pay a visit to this place; it just takes a couple of minutes from the rice terrace.
The Elephant Safari Park is set for an elephant related adventure needs located in Taro village, Tegallalang. It takes about 30 minutes drive from Ubud town or 1,5 hours from Denpasar airport. The Elephant Safari Park at Taro is an official member of the World Zoo Association for animal care and protection. The park is perched in more than 2 hectares botanical gardens and tropical forest in the surroundings. It is highly recommended for you to have a visit to this place as it provides lots of exceptional facilities that visitors may enjoy such as elephant back ride along the tropical forest, an elephant show where the visitors can see the talent of the elephants in playing balls and painting, comprehensive museum where the mammoth skeleton is displayed, and a nice restaurant overlooking the lake. To know more about what the park can offer, come and visit it soon.
Do not miss a visit to this place if you set northern Bali tours. Located in Gitgit Village, Sukasada subdistrict, Buleleng regency Gitgit Waterfall has been the most favourite site for those who like photography because it has a stunning view of lush tropical garden. The waterfall itself has 35 metres height (from the surface of the water where it falls) and become the highest waterfall in Bali. The patch to get to the waterfall is quite challenging because you have to pass lots of turning, ups and downs. However, it will soon turn to excitement due to the green scenery in your surroundings. The facilities for visitors are quite sufficient as they provide good parking lot and changing rooms. If you would like to take a bath, it is very welcome and the water is real mountainous one.
This historical remain of Hindu Kingdom is located in Bedulu village, Gianyar Regency. It takes about 10 minutes drive from Ubud city. This historical site is strategically nestled between Pangkung and Petanu Rivers with beautiful rice field view in the surroundings.  The cave was initially discovered by Department of Archeology in 1923 and became historical site since then. The special characteristic of this place is a hand carved ‘Boma’ at the entrance of the cave. Besides, you can also find Ganesha statue placed on the left side of the cave, and Lingga Yoni is positioned on the right side. Come and pay a visit to understand more about this place.
GWK is an abbreviation of Garuda Wisnu Kencana which is a cultural park located in the southern part of Bali. Nestled on a highland of Nusa Dua cape, Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) stands on a height of 263 metres above sea level. If you departure from Denpasar airport, it takes about 20 minutes to get there.  GWK of which is a private owned cultural park and the only one in Bali provides some enchanting recreational sites such as Wisnu Plaza, Street Theatre, Lotus Pond, Indraloka Garden, Amphitheatre, and Tirta Agung. Each one of these sites has its own specialty and offers different view and different atmosphere. Shopping for souvenirs is also available here. Come and pay a visit to this place, and you will get amazed with it.
Driving further down, you will get to a village with a beautiful wide spread rice terrace on highland of Tabanan regency. This place is called Jati Luwih rice terrace. Digging deeper from its name where ‘Jati’ means real, serious, while ‘Luwih’ means beautiful gives us an overview that Jati Luwih rice terrace is unimaginable. It is hard to imagine before you have seen once. Yes, that is true. Come and see this and you will get amazed by its enchanting views and cool atmosphere in the surrounding. Jati Luwih rice terrace is located at about 700 metres above see level so that the plantation (especially rice) growing in this area will have better quality than any places in other parts of Bali. To get to this place, it takes about 48 kilometres from Denpasar city or 28 kilometres from Tabanan town.
Jimbaran is a village, located in southern part of Bali. This place is famous for its nice beaches, resorts, and seaside dinner. Talking about the resorts, lots of good five star hotels and luxurious villas can be found here. If you would like to enjoy your vacation with a beautiful sea view, Jimbaran has lots of accommodation choices to offer. Moreover, the beaches at Jimbaran provide a nice spot for having dinner while enjoying the sun set. There are some good seaside restaurants that you can visit and try the delicious seafood that they have selected for customers. Drive further south, 20 minutes away from Denpasar airport you will find some seaside restaurants where you can have a nice dinner. Enjoy!
John Hardy is a jewellery company which is famous for its design in sterling silver. It is located in Baturning village, Abiansemal subdistrict, Badung regency. If you drive from Ubud, it will only take around 20 minutes to get there, or 1 hour drive from Kuta. John Hardy jewellery was founded by Canadian born jewellery designer named John Hardy. He is an advanced and creative designer where most of his work is made from recycled metal and his unique designs make it different to other art work. In making the jewellery, John Hardy works with hundreds of his local employees and they apply traditional Balinese jewellery making technique and patterns to create modern pieces. All of his designs are showcased in a special showroom which is made of bamboo. Besides presenting beautiful jewellery, visitors are invited for lunch served under a shady banyan tree.
Nestled on a hilly side of Bangli and set in a three terraced courtyard make Kehen temple one of must-see temples in Bali. It is located in Cempage village, northern part of Bangli and takes around one hour from Denpasar. Kehen temple is believed as the most sacred temple of the region and serves as state temple of Bangli. This temple has it own history and was built around 11th century under the reign of Sri Bhatara Guru Adikunti. Lots of visitors come to this temple once they are in Bali. If you drive from Denpasar airport, it takes about 1,5 hours to get there. From Kehen Temple, it is easy to get to Kintamani; therefore, it is advisable to combine these two places in a tour package.
Kerthagosa is one of the famous tourist destinations in Bali with a high historical value. It is situated in the heart of Klungkung town, close to Klungkung palace. At first, Kerthagosa used to be a place to conduct royal meetings discussing the prosperity and social welfare of the people in Klungkung. However, soon after the war against Dutch colonials Klungkung Kingdom was defeated and the Dutch took control over the area and used Kerthagosa as a court of justice. Out of that, Kerthagosa has an extraordinary sight of which in the ceiling of the building, there are lots of paintings telling about causal connection (causal low). Come and have a visit to this place and you will get amazed with the architecture and the art of ancient Balinese.
Kintamani is famous for its volcano (Mount Batur), Lake Batur and Batur Temple. It is located in Kintamani village, Bangli regency and takes about 50 minutes drive from Ubud or 1,5 hours from Denpasar. These three main attractions attract many visitors to enjoy the incomparable and fascinating views of Bali’s nature. These mountainous tourist objects have always chilly and cool weather that tease visitors enjoy tea or coffee in a local restaurant around the area. Throngs of visitors visit this site everyday simply to take pictures and have lunch while enjoying the view. Come and see this fascinating site and do not forget to have your camera with you.
Kusamba is a village located in Dawan sub-district, Klungkung regency. It is approximately 7 kilometres from Semarapura city or 45 kilometres from Denpasar. Kusamba village is famous for its beach and the factory of salt. The major activities of the villagers are fishing and producing salt. For those who are interested in seeing people to produce salt, come and visit this place and they will be very happy to show you how to make it. Visitors might be astonished seeing the farmers produce the salt traditionally. A long the Kusamba beach line, there are bunches of shady trees where visitors can take shelter and relax.
Another place of interests in the northern part of Bali is Lake Beratan. Located in the altitude of 1,200 metres above see level makes this area a little freezing. To get to this place, it takes only a few minutes from Candi Kuning. Lake Beratan has an amazing green hill in the background that makes the site more thrilling. In the middle of the lake, there is a holy temple of which is the most important temple in the area called Ulun Danu Temple. This is the veneration of Sang Hyang Dewi Danu (goddess Danu) built by the people who inhabit around Candi Kuning village for her blessing of fruitfulness. For visitors, it is allowed to enter the temple (with appropriate dress) and take some pictures for their memories.
An art village seems to be very suitable to address this place. Thousands of handicrafts and paintings can easily be found here. If you look for either old or modern furniture, this village offers a wide range. Starting from entering the village, on both sides of the road you will see lots of displays of art from the shops and they seem attracting visitors to have a closer look inside. This is a good place to visit by art lovers because they can go from one shop (or gallery) to another just in seconds. It takes only 10 minutes drive from Celuk or 15 minutes drive from Ubud city you can have high quality arts which are originally made by local villagers. Throngs of visitors visit this place every day, and now is your turn to be part of them and see the specialty of Balinese art.
Nusa Dua is one of the most well-known tourist destinations in Bali. It has very nice white sandy beaches, lots of five star hotels, and the most important is a good place for water sports. The water sport itself is conducted in Tanjung Benoa, Nusa Dua and provides various sports such as parasailing, banana boat, jet ski, snorkelling, fly fish, diving, turtle island, glass bottom boat and sea walker. You may choose either one of those, or take the package for a one day activity. Water sports are very exciting marine activities with great challenges and lots of fun. It gives the most fantastic marine experience for those who’d like to enjoy sea water recreation. Come and have a try to some of these activities. It is just 20 minutes drive from Denpasar airport.
Pacung is a highland site located in Pacung village, Baturiti subdistrict, Tabanan regency. It takes about 1.5 hours drive from Denpasar city to get to this beautiful site. Pacung is very famous for its fascinating rice field terrace with tropical plantations in the surrounding. Looking from the high point around the site, visitors may see the difference of this rice terrace compared to another rice terrace in Bali. Pacung is a one-stop tourist attraction in Tabanan regency where visitors can enjoy lunch at the nearby restaurant while enjoying the view of beautiful rice terrace. The weather at Putung is cool enough so it gives a real nuance of the nature in Bali. Come and see the place, and do not forget to get your cameras ready for pictures.
Another place of interest in Bali is Pupuan. It is located in the western part of Bali, around 2,5 hours drive by car. Pupuan is famous for its eye-catching rice paddy field. This rice terrace is quite similar to the one in Jatiluwih as it has very beautiful green scenery in the surrounding. Farmers in this village are still holding on traditional ways of cultivating their lands. Relying on a help from buffalos, the farmers can do better jobs in cultivating their land rather than using machine. Rice can grow better here compared to other places in Bali as it has a very good climate and the farmers have a good method in growing the rice.
Situated in the north east on the island, Putung offers beautiful scenery of the mountain and the white sandy beaches. This eye-catching view is precisely located in eastern part of Duda village, which takes about 64 kilometres from Denpasar city. Putung village has thick green plantations in the surroundings and it is best seen form the high point of the area. Throngs of visitors come here to see beautiful dragon fruit plantations which become the major commodity in this village. As it is a bit far from hustle and bustle of the city, it is advisable to stay overnight and enjoy the local cuisine once and a while.
Taman Ayun Temple is a royal temple of former Mengwi Kingdom which is located in Mengwi village, Tabanan regency. If you go by car, it will take about 18 kilometres to get there. Roads to get there are always busy and much pollution; however, once you get to the site you will get mesmerised, first by a building that looks like floating on the water. Once you cross the bridge and enter the temple, you will be welcome by a huge beautiful garden in the front courtyard. Going further inside, visitors will see a beautiful temple complex which strongly has nuance of Hindus empire. Besides enjoying the temple, visitors can also capture a nice view of the river. Local people like fishing to this river and some of them even take a bath at the river.
Another prestigious historical remain is Holy Spring Water Temple (Pura Tirta Empul) nestled in Tampak Siring district, Gianyar regency. This temple is famous for its ‘holy bathing and showers’ which is believed to eliminate diseases and to purify human body and spirit. Furthermore, close to this temple, we can see the mansion of Indonesian president which was built by first president of Indonesia. The palace was built elegantly in a modern style on its era. Throngs of visitors come into this place every day especially on a holy day such as full moon or the temple ceremony. We highly recommend you visit this place once you are in Bali and do purification under the fountains of the pool.
Nestled in the middle of the sea on top of giant sea rock, Tanah Lot Temple stands grandiosely teasing local and foreign visitors to come and see its greatness. This beautiful rocky temple is located in Tabanan regency, about 20 kilometres from Denpasar. The temple was founded by Dang Hyang Nirartha around 15th century and has become one of most important temples in Bali. Lots of visitors visit this place every day and they prefer to arrive there around 5 pm to be able to enjoy the sunset in the same time. Frankly speaking, it is a really nice place to enjoy the sun set while visiting the temple. Besides the temple, there is another enchanting view of this site is a peculiar poisonous snake living under the temple, around the rock. It is believed that the snake is protecting the temple from evil spirit and intruders. A visit to this particular site is a must when you are in Bali.
The waterfall that we are going to visit in this tour package is Tegenungan waterfall. Located in Tegenungan village, Gianyar regency, Tegenungan waterfall is easy to reach from Ubud town which is just 20 minutes drive by car. This panoramic waterfall is surrounded by lush tropical garden and has a height of 30 metres water level. This is a hidden paradise for not many tourists know about this beautiful place. It is mostly visited by local people staying close by the site. However, recently this place started to capture tourists’ attention and is almost visited everyday by many of local and international visitors. No wondering it is becoming famous as it is the only waterfall in Gianyar regency. If you are brave enough and like challenge, you can do bungee jumping from a 50 metres high tower. Come and have a try.
Tegallalang Rice Terrace is the second biggest rice terrace in the island. It unveils the uniqueness of local genius in coordinating with nature to form a beautiful rice terrace. Pay a visit around morning or late afternoon and get the best nuance of the site while enjoying some coffee or tea in a coffee shop nearby. The best time to come here is between February to September as it is mostly dry around this time and allows you to have the best photos. If you like trekking, it is also possible to do it here and our driver will be glad to guide you along the way. If you are one of agro-tourism lovers, do not miss a visit to coffee plantation which is about 3 minutes drive to the north. Do not miss the chance to taste different kinds of coffee and buy some for souvenirs.
Nestled in an isolated area of Manggis sub-district, Karangasem regency, Tenganan village is one of the most popular places in the eastern part of Bali. This is one of several ancient villages in Bali that attracts lots of customers’ attention because of its uniqueness. Tengenan village is well-known as its nick name ‘Bali Age’ which means original residence of Bali. That seems to be true as people who inhabit villages out of Tengenan village are Javanese inheritance. The Bali Age still retains traditional life style and pure Balinese culture. Lots of cultural and ceremonial activities take place in this village such as ‘Perang Pandan’. This is the most famous ceremonial activity which is held in relation to the celebration of ‘Sasih Kelime’ or the fifth month in Balinese calender. Perang Pandan is a fight between two men using thorny pandanous leaves as the weapon. Come and visit this place during day time and you will find a totally unique cultural experience here.
Tirta Gangga is a royal water park owned by the family of former Karangasem kingdom. It is situated in Abang village, Abang sub-district, Karangasem regency and about 83 kilometres from Denpasar. This famous water park was built in 1948 by the last king of Karangasem empire which was intentionally used as a place to rest. Tirta Gangga has extraordinary scenery of bathing and swimming pools and rice field in the surroundings. The area of this water park is about 1,2 ha divided into 3 (three) stages of land ranging from the east to the west. On the bottom and middle stages, there is an elegant fountain in the form of Nawa Sanga.
Tohpati is part of Batubulan village which is famous for hand made Batik Ikat traditional. This place is situated right after Denpasar (if you are from airport) and about 30 minutes drive form International Ngurah Rai Airport. Spare a couple of minutes to see how the local people make it and do not forget to buy one for souvenirs. Visiting one of Batik Ikat factories in Tohpati will allow you to see the whole process of making it, starting from designing, tying, and finishing. There many kinds of Batik in Bali, but Ikat are the most famous ones. Besides Batik Ikat, another kind of Batik can also be found here such as Batik Tulis (written batik), Songket, and Endek Ikat. Not only is this place well-known for its Batik, but some silver work can also be found in this area. Do not miss it.
Famous for its art and culture, Ubud becomes the only tourism object to which people interested in arts are coming and visiting this place. Frankly speaking, Ubud tourism site is focusing on arts and culture; thus, many art work can be found almost everywhere in Ubud. Museums and fine art galleries are plenty. Besides, Ubud is also famous for its traditional market and holy monkeys (Monkey Forest). Ubud traditional market starts from early morning to eight o’clock, and will change to an art market afterwards. Both traditional and art markets are so recommended as they offer a very competitive price. The monkey forest itself is just 10 minutes away from the market. There are more than 300 sacred monkeys there and they are quite friendly to the visitors. If you come and visit it, do not forget to bring some bananas for them.
Nestled on a highland of Uluwatu subdistrict, Uluwatu Temple stands on a height of 70 meters above sea level. It is easily reached out from Jimbaran which is just about 30 minutes drive by car. Uluwatu temple is one of the six directional temples in Bali. It was built in the 11th century by renowned sage Mpu Kuturan. Long after the building of the temple, Dang Hyang Nirartha came to Bali and was amazed by the temple. He then expanded the temple by creating Padmasana in that temple and meditated there on a stone until he vanished which is called ‘Moksa’ in Hindus belief. The Moksa that he reached at that time was a Parama Moksa which is vanishing without leaving any parts of body in the world. The name of this temple was given from the stone where he was sitting on and vanished (‘Ulu’ means top, and ‘watu’ means stones). It is such a very nice story and the temple has become very famous up to now.
The most unique site and the only one in Bali (or even in Indonesia) is Butterfly Park or Taman Kupu-Kupu which is located in Wanasari village, Jalan Batukaru, Banjar Sandan Lebah, Tabanan regency. The Butterfly Park Bali is very special as it could not be found in any other places in Indonesia. All butterfly species all over Indonesia can be found here. Besides, visiting this place will give visitors a great chance to see various protected specimens for education purposes. You also can see the breeding process and the evolution of different species from egg, larvae and pupae to cocoon and from cocoon into a butterfly. Take your family to visit this site for educational and inspiring experience.
Yeh Panes is another hot spring water in Bali located in Penatahan Village, Penebel subdistrict, Tabanan regency. If you depart from Denpasar, it takes about 41 kilometres by car. The uniqueness of this site is in the background where the visitors can enjoy green rice terrace whilst soaking in the hot water. The hot spring bathing pool is situated in the bank of Ho River (Sungai Ho) and from here visitors can see a beautiful waterfall and the resource of the hot water. According to the temple guard, the hot water of Penatahan is bursting out from the centre   of the temple and under the banyan tree. The uniqueness of this hot spring is that the water resource is purely coming out from the temple where most hot springs are from volcanos. Thus, it makes the Penatahan hot spring a must see site while you are in Bali.