After Breakfast at hotel, proceed for kintamani tour. Kintamani is the most favorite tourist destinations in Bali with the active volcano of mount Batur and beautiful lake. Kintamani is surrounded by the captivating nature and there are six ancient villages around cauldron of Batur Lake which is often conceived by Bali Age Village. The local people from these Bali Age villages own the unique cultures, houses and life style.
Following places shall be covered in Kintamani:
· Kintamani Volcano and Batur Lake
Lake Batur is the widest lake in this island. It lies down in the feet of Mount Batur and Mount Abang. The surrounding of the lake is a favorite place for picks you self-up.
At lake Batur you can see the scenic view and feel cool atmosphere.
Bangli’s mountainous region centers around the spectacular volcanic crater (or caldera) of Batur. Mount Batur itself is actually just a small volcano, but its setting is in the heart of a huge crater.
Adjacent to the volcano is the large crescent-shaped Batur Lake, all surrounded by the high walls of the crater rim. Mount Batur has erupted about 24 times since year 1800 and still active up to now. Since the mount erupting, it has impacted to the local society life around this mount, like removing altar (Temple), improve or repairing the village and re-arrange the tradition.
Batubulan is an artistic countryside in west part of Gianyar regency. The identity and image as an art village, Batubulan has been famous in Indonesia and all over the world which has been built based on an artistic blessing dance of Barong (Barong and Keris dance).
Barong Dance is daily performed at five different stages in this countryside, like Puseh Temple Stage, Tegal Tamu Stage, Denjalan Stage, Sahadewa Stage and Sila Budaya Stage. The fascination of this Tourism Cultural Object is from variety of quality artistic potency. Batubulan Village is covering the dance art, artistic of Kerawitan, artistic of idol and article art.
Mas Village for its famous painters and wood carvings. It is one of the villages in Bali identified as an artistic countryside by focusing in artistic of wood carving.
Mas Village is located in Ubud sub district and Gianyar Regency, east part of Bali.It owns the typical style of wood carving art by placing forward the distinguish synergy the humanism and naturalism. The village’s popularity as an art village is famous in the national and world level which is not forgetting from the highness name of some maestros which has borne and found the spirit (taksu) and soul. The famous maestro who was borne in this village is Ida Bagus Tilem.
This Artistic countryside owns the long history root. The result of wood carving art in this village owns the immeasurable and wide dimension like idol for the devoting (arca idol), representative dimension of everyday Balinese social society life (farmer, fisherman, worker, intellectual, merchant etc), the abstract dimension as existing of actor imagination which is listening carefully of reality, dynamics and life philosophy.
Tirtha Empul Temple is a Hindu Temple located in a valley between two hills with big springs and sacred by the local residents as a place to melt all the bad influences in the body and purifies the soul and mind. Tirtha Empul Temple or better known as Tampak Siring Temple is a place to purify our self from the bad influences in life where we can discover the traditional showers sourced from the springs at this temple.
The water that comes out from the shower is believed to eliminate all kind of diseases including adverse effect in the human life and give the new holy spirits. Tampak Siring Temple is located in Tampak Siring Village, Gianyar Regency, about 39 km to the east ofDenpasar City.
It is strategically situated beside the main street of Kintamani, one of the famous tourist set in the valley surrounded by the hill where the west hill was set a president palace of Indonesia Republic.