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Bali Mountain Retreat: Daytrips
Bali highlands
Bali Highland Lakes: Bedugal


Lake Beratan


This daytrip encompasses some of Balis greatest treasures. Your comfort is provided in an Air conditioned car with an english speaking Balinese driver / guide.
Travelling from BMR to Tabanan then we head north up the mountain villages to Pura Batukaru, then east to the spectacular rice paddies of Jatiluwih, next we travel north up the mountain and into the ancient crator.. Here we will find Bedugal, one thousand five hundred metres above sea level. A market town which grows much of Bali's fruit and vegetables.
Here we will stop for a delicious lunch at one of the local restaurants. After a quick stop at Candi Kuning Market, our guide will take you to Ulun Danu temple, which is dedicated to the Goddess of Lake Beratan, Dewi Danu. depending on how long you want to stay at various sites will determine whether there is time to visit the Botanical gardens , Kebun Raya.


Pura Luhur Batukaru is one of the kayangan jagat (directional temples), that protect Bali from evil spirits. Pura Luhur Batukaru protects Bali from the west.
Pura Luhur Batukaru, the ancient mountain sanctuary of the Rajas of Tabanan, was originally built in the 11th century. The temple was destroyed in 1604, but rebuilt in 1959. The most important shrine at Pura Luhur Batukaru is the 7-tiered meru that is in honor of the God of Gunung Batukaru, Mahadewa. This Pura is one of the most beautiful garden temples in Bali, the surroundings of the forest, serene atmosphere and silence leaves one in awe. There seems to be a shrine around every corner and hidden away in the forest. The square pond to the east is to represent and honour the gods of Danau ( lake)Tamblingan. It has a small island in the middle with a Shrine where local priests are the only people allowed access.
It is said mythical tigers roam the forest, appearing each year in their spirit form during a trance dance of the temple festival.
"I find this Pura fascinating and magnetic , going back there time and time again". RK



Candi Kuning Market -- The centre of vegetables and fruit all grown locally.

Bali Bedugul Botanical Garden or Kebun Raya Eka Karya is the huge tropical garden located in Bedugul, plateau area in Bali. It is situated in the 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 to the beautiful lake 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. Other Collections Kebun Raya, Bedugul Botanical Garden 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 Cyatheas are often exploited as growth media of various orchid types. Cactus collections are consisted of 104 types. This cactus is obtained 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.



Driver and A/c Vehicle
Time: approximately 8 hours
Cost Locally: Rp 800.000

Must be booked one day in advance.


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