The journey leads you away from the main roads and busy highways on to back roads and through authentic villages. From Visit an agricultural village where you will discover the fragrance of Balinese coffee being roasted and traditional Balinese snacks are freshly prepared for you. Learn to make “canang”, the most important element of Balinese temple offerings and take an optional 30 minutes soft trekking through the rice fields.
Your adventure continues with a drive high into the mountains through the UNESCO-recognized rice terraces of Jatiluwih. Your next stop will be to enjoy Balinese lunch, served in the Bamboo Forest Restaurant by WHM surrounded by giant bamboo in a rain forest on the slopes of Mount Batukaru. Enjoy a glass of wine, beer, tea or Balinese coffee in the glorious open-air canopy. After lunch, you will visit Batukaru temple, a unique sacred mountain sanctuary and royal temple of Tabanan dynasty. The temple was founded in 11th century by Empu Kuturan, a great Hindu Sage who established six main temples on the island of Bali. Drop back to hotel.