The first stop is the royal temple of mengwi , pura taman ayun. This picturesque temple complex dates back to 1634 and is surrounded by a moat ,and has multi roosed shtines and intricately carved wooden gates.
Our journey continues to to fruit and coffee plantation, agriculture, stop at coffee and fruit plantation try coffee, ginger tea, chocolate. Also the area have animal called a paradoxurus/mongoose (luwak = Indonesian). these litle mammals live in the trees and favorite foods is red coffee, ripe coffee cherry. “Luwak” eat the cherries, in stomach undergoes chemical treatment and fermentations. The bean finishes its journey through digestive system and exits. The stillintact beans are collected from forest, are cleaned, roasted like any other coffee. The resulting coffee is said to be diffrent with other coffee. This is the best of coffee on the world.
Next way to Pacung village, this way you can see of spectacular surrounding view, mount Batukaru, rice paddys view, vegetation changes, cabbages, maize, potatoes being grown. As we drive higher , countryside changes again to apine, with mosses, creepers and ferns.
Nearly there we find Bedugul village, around lake with boat water sports, Temple Ulun Danu Bratan. Bedugul is 850 meters above sea level. Serene lake Bratan fills the ancient crater of mount. The local people Hinduism honor the Goddess of the water “Dewi Danu”. The delightfull small temple of Ulun Danu dedicated to this Goddess, is built on small promontory on the lake. On the way back we stop take lunch time, nearly there.
After lunch drive down to Tanah lot temple, one of most famous sunset. This 16th century temple built on black lava rock 200 meter off shore, tide permitting, you can walk across the beach to beside temple.
Prices: 650 000 RUPIAH / car / 6 seater car / 6 – 10 hrs
* The prices include only; driver speak English , petrol / gasoline, air conditioning Car,
*extra hours 70.000 IDR, AFTER 10 HOURS