EXPLORING THE BALINESE CULTURE HERITAGE WITH TREKKING
Everybody knows Bali, the best tourist destination in the world. Bali offers the beautiful beaches, amazing panorama, unique cultures, delicious traditional food and many more. But if you often visit to Bali, maybe you need something “new “in your experience. Might be you need amazing trekking while enjoy the Balinese Culture Heritage.
Jatiluwih Rice Terrace
Jatiluwih Rice Terrace Information
Jatiluwih is a natural tourist destination which is so interesting because it has a beautiful nature landscape. Jatiluwih is located in Penebel District, Tabanan regency, Bali. Jatiluwih consist of two words which are Jati and Luwih that means “really beautiful”. Jatiluwih has a great background which is Batukaru mount and located in the height of 700 meters above sea level and has a cool fresh air also with the comfortable atmosphere. The major of its area is an agricultural area that made with terraces shape, so that it called as Balinese Rice Terrace. The system of this rice terrace had been made Jatiluwih nominated in UNESCO World Heritage list as a world culture heritage.
Jatiluwih is the best location to see the panorama of rice terrace in Bali. In Jatiluwih, the tourist can do some activities such as trekking while enjoy the natural atmosphere of Jatiluwih also see the activities of local people that spent their time almost a day full in the rice field. Tourist also enjoy the cultural attraction such as practicing how to plant a paddy start from agricultural processes and mapag toya, ngendag, cultivate the soil, seed planting, mebiyukukung until harvest the paddy. Interestingly, the local paddy is still maintained and the cultivation still using the organic fertilizer. Once in every 210 days on Raby Kliwon Ugu, tourist can see Petoyan Ceremony which held at Petalu Temple by performing dance that has a sacred meaning named Wali Pendek Dance.
Ceking Rice Terrace
Ceking Rice Terrace Information
The landscape of Bali is dominant hilly and gradient, it’s made farmer must using that system. Rice field can be a tourism object and Ceking Terrace is the famous one in Bali.
Ceking Terrace located in Ceking Village, Tegalalang District, Gianyar Regency. It will take 1 hour from Denpasar City by car. Ceking Terrace estimated build in 9th century and the farmer has been kept it until now. You can feel fresh air and amazing panorama. If you are lucky, you will see the farmer plough rice paddies. Usually the farmer used buffalo or cow to plough rice paddies. It is traditional way and go green. If the farmer used tractor, the tractor can make pollution. You can explore the Ceking Rice Terrace with trekking activities while enjoy the amazing rice terrace.
Ceking Terrace is good place for who want to get relaxation and peaceful. You can get to close to the environment and the nature. The public facilities in Ceking Terrace are parking area, restaurant, café, souvenir shop, and toilet public. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s visit Ceking Terrace and feel the beautiful panorama.
Busungbiu Rice Terrace
Busungbiu Rice Terrace Information
Buleleng Regency has beautiful place, named Busungbiu Rice Terrace. Departed from Kuta, it takes about 3 hours. Although far and took a long time but the fresh air, natural view, and amazing panorama, will be greeted you when arrive at this rice terrace. The atmosphere make tired on your trip disappeared. This terracing located in Kekeran Village, Busungbiu District. Maybe this terracing is common for local people in Busungbiu Village. If live in urban areas, you will feel amazed when see this rice terrace.
Many people who visited this terracing and enjoyed the beautiful panorama. The vast expanse of rice fields and the fresh air made a comfort for me who loved the natural beauty. In the Busungbiu Terraces there are several gazebos that can be used to sit with the family while eating lunch that had been prepared from home. Beside of that, you can enjoying this rice terrace with trekking and don’t forget bring your camera because many unique moment will you see in there.