Besakih Mother Temple Tours

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Besakih Mother Temple Tour will take you to the spots you have always wanted to go. Tohpati is the most convenient place to search the Batik with any model to suit your liking.

Whereas Goa Gajah is an interesting place offering a holy place for worship and sightseeing. Lunch at Bukit Jambul cannot be missed, imagine having lunch in the plateau area surrounded by terrace rice fields, valley, and sea view. Next destination is Pura Besakih or Besakih Mother Temple, which is said as the biggest temple in Bali and even in Indonesia. This sacred temple was constructed in the eleventh century. Finally you will arrive at Kerta Gosa, a place that will bring us back to the ancient times, remembering Royal Courts of Justice in Klungkung.

Itinerary :

    * Tohpati (Center of Batik, hand weaving/making batik)
    * Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave)
    * Lunch at Bukit Jambul (local restaurant)
    * Pura Besakih (Besakih Temple)
    * Kerta Gosa (floating hall, court of justice)

Tohpati (Center of Batik, hand weaving/making batik)
Tohpati is widely known as the center of handmade Balinese batik with various colors and shapes. Here the visitors will be exhibited the Batik making and hand weaving process. Finally you can buy some to bring home. The specialties of Balinese Batik can be seen from the strong Javanese motifs; some of modern Batik applies the paintings objects, such as Balinese culture, ceremonies, beautiful sites, or mythological figures. Batik is one of the most beautiful wearable art and the approach to the other side of Balinese rich culture.

Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave)
Situated in calm village called Bedulu, Goa Gajah or the Elephant Cave is about 26 kilometers from Denpasar city. The entire place is soothing, surrounded by the beautiful terrace rice fields and Petanu river valley panorama. As one of the enchanting historical sites, Goa Gajah attracts more visitor both local and international coming for sightseeing, worship, or contemplate. Goa Gajah was derived from ‘Lwa Gajah’ meaning elephant waters and it was the authentic name of Petanu River. Here, we can find the very old Budha statue, three-branching stupa, fountain statues, and many more. The facilities around the site are sufficient to accommodate visitor, such as the parking lot, electricity, telephone, and load of souvenir shops.

Lunch at Bukit Jambul (local restaurant)
With its cool and fresh weather, lunch at Bukit Jambul gives you chance to enjoy the calmness and magnificent view down over the flatland. The restaurant at the stop over of Bukit Jambul provides large parking lot and the mouthwatering Indonesian cuisines. Bukit Jambul is another natural tourist object in Karang Asem regency exuding the harmonic sights of valley, sea, terrace rice field, mountain, clove trees, and the highland. The area is situated at Pesaban village, about 51 kilometers from Denpasar city. It’s very easy to reach this place as Bukit Jambul is right by the main road to Besakih Mother Temple.

Pura Besakih (Besakih Temple)
Positioned about 60 kilometers from Denpasar city, the Besakih Mother Temple is implicitly said as the biggest temple on the island and in Indonesia archipelago. Encompassing 18 temple clusters lengthening up the mountain, this sacred temple is right on the foot of Mount Agung. The weather is relatively cool and pleasant as the area is located about 1000 meters height above the sea level. The history of Besakih name was derived from “Basuki” meaning “safe”. The worshipers mostly choose to worship in the evening or early in the morning, since in the day time there are too many local and international visitors who come for sightseeing. Whenever the visitors enter the temple, wearing sarong and sash is somehow strongly required to respect the Balinese tradition.

Kerta Gosa (floating hall, court of justice)
Kerta Gosa is located in Semarapura town at the heart of Klungkung regency, only 1 hour from Denpasar city. The entire clusters area was originally named Taman Gili and Kerta Gosa was the name given to two Bale buildings, Bale Kerta Gosa and Bale Kambang. Somehow, Kerta Gosa is more famous than Taman Gili. The uniqueness of Kerta Gosa can be recognized from ornamented ceiling illustrating popular artwork, conveying good against the evil painted with the 2-dimension puppet style that the Kamasan village in Klungkung regency is renowned for. As the worthy heritage of Semarapura ancient kingdom, Kerta Gosa and Bale Kembang are now utilized as a sacred place for some Hinduism ceremonies. As historical complex, here the visitors can also find the ancient and history items such as some pictures of Klungkung King Family and its kinfolk.


Tour RateNumber of Participant (price per person)
Besakih Mother Temple Tours
60 40 37 35 30 25 23BOOK
Rates Include:
  • Transfers from/to hotel by air conditioned vehicle
  • English/Japanese speaking tour guide
  • Admission fees, donation
  • Parking fees
  • Meal specified on tour itinerary
  • All prices are net per person
  • Children aged from 3-12 years old
  • Other personal expenses are not included and will be on personal account.
  • Departure from Ubud and Tanah Lot area will be charged additional cost at USD 10/person for adult and USD 5/person for children

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