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 the 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 ofRead 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