White Water Rafting at Telaga Waja River by Sobek Adventure

Another exhilarating product within the Sobek adventure portfolio is one that will simply take your breath away. Meeting the same strict safety and service standards delivered on Sobek’s Ayung River the Telaga Waja, put simply, will challenge you and your guide every step of the way! Highlights Length of rafting trip is approximately 14.0 km or 8.7 miles. Rafting time 2.5 hours Class 3+ rapids with continuous rapids Children minimum 12 years old Starting from 760 meter above sea level and finishRead more

East Bali Royal Heritage Discovery Day Tour

Discover the real Bali in Karangasem, East Bali. Visit Lempuyang Temple with its famous Gate of Heaven, the split gate perfectly frame the Mt Agung. Explore Tirta Gangga, the Royal Water Garden of Karangasem Royal Family. Discover Taman Ujung, The Royal Heritage of Karangasem. Visit the Baliaga Village of Tenganan Pegringsingan which take you back in old-time and you won’t believe that there is still this traditional village in this Millennium era. Highlights Lempuyang Temple with its Gate of HeavenRead more

Tenganan Pegringsingan, The Original Traditional Village

Just off the popular Candidasa in East Bali, Tenganan Pegringsingan is an ancient village that, in the midst of the modernity Bali recently sees, still embraces the rural life as it was centuries ago. The village still retains much of its centuries-old layout, and villagers, too, still maintain a strict cosmology and social organization; thus, they must live inside the village and marry from within. The village itself is of a long rectangular shape, which is laid out in tiers,Read more

The Top 8 Most Beautiful Temples in Bali

Balinese are blessed with an abundance of natural wonders with enough lakes, mountains and rivers to explore for a lifetime. We’ve also got some of the most jaw-dropping beautiful temples in Bali. Here are top 8 of the best to check out. 1. Tanah Lot Temple Tanah Lot is dramatically located on the Tabanan coast. Built on a promontory only accessible at low tide, this temple is one of the most important in Bali. It means “Sea Temple of theRead more

Taman Ujung, The Royal Heritage of Karangasem Kingdom

Taman Ujung is the water palace built by the last King of Karangasem, I Gusti Bagus Djelantik in 1919. The architect was a Dutch van Den Hentz and a Chinese Loto Ang. This development also involves the Balinese architect. Resting in the vast pool is a series of intriguing, romantic pavilions linked by bridges, archways, and a shaded avenue of mango and frangipani trees. The grounds destroyed in the explosion of nearby Mt. Agung in 1963 and further ruined byRead more

Tirta Gangga, A Royal Water Garden of The Karangasem Kingdom

In the middle of rice fields and surrounded by jade green hills, Tirta Gangga nestles peacefully and timelessly. Tirta Gangga is a royal water garden of the Karangasem royal family consisting a fabled maze of spine-tingling, cold bathing pools and basin, spouts, tiered pagoda fountain, stone carvings and lush gardens showcasing a blend of Chinese and Balinese architecture. The water garden was constructed in 1948 on the initiative of the King of Karangasem, Anak Agung Anglurah Ketut Karangasem. Before theRead more

Lempuyang Temple with The Famous Gate of Heaven

Lempuyang means ‘The Lights of God’. A complex of seven temples, the most spectacular of which is Pura Agung Lempuyang Tara Penah, nestled on the hillside 11 km from Tirta Gangga. Here, the dazzling white split gate perfectly frames Mt Agung, and the temple guardians – three pairs of colossal sea serpents – border a trio of towering staircases. One kilometer further on, a stairway of 1700 steps winds through the forest up to the temple of Lempuyang Luhur, 768Read more

Virgin Beach, East Bali’s New Discoveries

One of East Bali’s new discoveries, Pasir Putih – the imaginatively named White Sand Beach is a hidden beach fringed by a coconut grove and flanked by green headlands with a sheer cliff behind, you feel like you have stepped back in time. The tranquil ambiance, complete with the simple grass-roofed eateries, is reminiscent of the Bali of the 1970s. A strip of white sands leads to a brilliant blue sea. White umbrellas and loungers await guests and the atmosphereRead more

Kerta Gosa

Built in 1686 by Ida I Dewa Agung Jambe, the ruling sovereign of the Klungkung Kingdom, the Gili Garden Kerta Gosa is one of the most attractive cultural heritage sites in Bali today. Kerta Gosa is an open-air building (bale) which was formally part of the Semarapura Palace compound. Located in the heart of Klungkung regency Kerta Gosa has been restored and maintained by the government. Inside the traditional Balinese’s carved wall there are two buildings standing high beyond theRead more

Amed Beach, A Hidden Paradise in East Bali

Truth be told, Amed has long been on the map for tourists seeking to elude Bali’s crazy south, but the series of looping bays along the coast of east Bali retains a charming washed-out feel – like a spot that enjoyed a long-passed heyday and now has a rather slightly sleepy European feel. The appeal here is solid off-the-beach snorkeling and diving in several of the bays, including the Japanese wreck at Banyuning. You can base yourself at Amed toRead more

Bukit Asah, A Beautiful Place with Ocean View in East Bali

Bukit Asah in Bugbug Village, East Bali is a hilltop outlook blessed with a beautiful panorama of the sea, the coastline, and neighboring islands. If you love sleeping under the stars and waking up to a stunning sunrise, or if you simply enjoy camping with a view, then Bukit Asah is for you. This place is just so gorgeous that many of those lucky enough to have visited this place normally couldn’t describe Bukit Asah Bugbug in words. The green,Read more