SSI-1: North Bali Excursion (10 hours)
Drive to Bedugul with a stop at Ulun Danu Temple dedicated to the Goddess of Lake and Gitgit Waterfalls. On to Singaraja, former capital of Bali with its Gedong Kertya – an ancient Balinese manuscripts, Beji Temple with its unique construction and Banjar – the largest Buddhists Temple in Bali. Return to the hotel via Pupuan with its spectacular view of rice terraces and coffee plantation.
SSI-2: Central Bali Excursion (10 hours)
Drive to Pupuan, then via Mayong, Banyuatis and Munduk to Bedugul. Stop will be made enroute at various points to enjoy the magnificent scenery of Lake Buyan and Tamblingan. On arrival you’ll visit to the local fruits market and the Botanical Gardens. Return to Denpasar with a stop at Taman Ayun – the former Royal Family Temple.
SSI-3: North-East Bali Excursion (10 hours)
This tour starts with a visit to Sebatu – the sacred spring and temple. Then on to Kintamani for a view of the still active volcano Mr. Batur and the Crater Lake Batur, Bangli – the 11th century Kehen Temple, Bukit Jambul wit its spectacular view rice terraces and Besakih – the largest and most sacred temple complex of Bali. And then drive via Selat, Iseh and Sibetan to Klungkung, to see the old Balinese Court House of Justice.
SSI-4: East Bali Excursion (8 hours)
This tour start with a visit to Klungkung – the ancient Balinese Court House of Justice, then on to Karangasem via Satria, Sibetan and Bebandem, to see the Water palace at Tirta Ganga and Ujung, which partly destroyed by the eruption of Mt. Agung in 1962. Return to Denpasar with a stop at Candidasa Beach Resort and Tenganan – the home of the original Balinese inhabitants, famous with their fascinating culture and weaving techniques.
SSI-5: Batukaru Excursion (6 hours)
Drive northward to Pacung, and then to the west through spectacular rice-terrace scenery to Jatiluwih – a rustic and rural village offers pleasant weather and astonishing scenery. Then drive to Petali Temple, located on the slopes of Mt. Batukaru.
SSI-6: Myths and Legends Excursion (6 hours)
Drive to Bedulu – a complex known as Goa Gajah or the famous “Elephant Cave”, which consists of Siwaitic rock-cut cave, a bathing place, a monks’ chamber, a number of Buddhist rock cut stupas and statues. Then on to Gedong Arca – an archeological Museum, Pura Kebo Edan – with its nearly four-meter-high statue, Pura Pusering Jagat – the large Navel of the World Temple, which is said to be the center of the old Pejeng kingdom, Pura Penataran Sasih – was one of the state temples of the Pejeng kingdom.
In the inner courtyard, high up in a pavilion where you really can not see it very well is the huge drum known as the “Moon of Pejeng”. Proceed to Gunung Kawi from the end of the access road a steep stone stairway leads down to the river, at one point making a cutting through an embankment of solid rock. Gunung Kawi consists of 10 rock-cut Candi – in a similar fashion to the great rock-cut temples of Ajanta and Ellora in India. Then the drive continues to Sebatu – a holy spring temple with its beautiful surroundings.
SSI-7: Unusual of the North (10 hours)
Drive northward to Kintamani, to see the Pura Ulun Danu Batur - dedicated to Ida Betari Dewi Ulun Danu. The drive continues along the crater rim beyond Kintamani to Penulisan – to see Pura Tegeh Kuripan, Bali’s highest temple at 1,745 meters. Inside the highest courtyard are rows of old statues (dating back to the 11th century) and fragments of sculpture in the open pavilions. The views from this hilltop temple are superb: facing north you can see down over the rice terraces clear to the Singaraja coast. Descending to Kubutambahan, to see the Pura Meduwe Karang, dedicated to the agricultural spirits, who looks afetr unirrigated land. Continue to Sangsit, to see the Beji Temple, dedicated to the spirits that look after irrigated rice fields. Drive westward to Lovina Beach resort for rest. Return to the hotel via Pupuan, with its spectacular view of rice terraces and coffee plantation.