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Nature Program (AM Tour)
Day: 4th December 2016 (Sunday)
Time: 9:30am – 2.30pm
Price Per Person: USD54 / SGD70 (Includes Lunch)
Pandawa beach is located in South Bali, exactly in the village Kutuh, District of South Kuta, Badung. When we pass through to Pandawa Beach, we witness an amazing view of a white sandy beach with the Indian Ocean just in front of it. On the way down to the beach, we will also discover several caves with beautiful ornament of white stone statues that draw inspiration from the Panca Pandawa (5 big brothers from Mahabaratha epoch). The statues are beautifully carved with Balinese ornaments and are a popular spot for photo taking.
GWK or Garuda Wisnu Kencana is a name for the Hindu God Vishnu who rides his mystical half man, half bird companion known as Garuda. The GWK statue is the great creation of a renowned Balinese artist, I Nyoman Nuarta. This statue has been built on the top of the hill - from this place we will be able to enjoy a complete view of beautiful scenery all around the Island of Bali.
Culture Program (Eve Tour)
Day: 4th December 2016 (Sunday)
Time: 4pm – 9.30pm
Price Per Person: USD65 / SGD85 (Includes Dinner)
Uluwatu Temple is one of the Balinese Hindu Temples located in southern Bali, right on a cliff bank with a magnificent view of the Indian Ocean. One can only be amazed at how this temple was built on the narrow peninsula with a deep rocky beach under it. It possesses a very beautiful view, particularly during sunset. According to local beliefs, there are groups of monkeys living around the temple that supposedly protect the temple from bad influences.
Kecak Dance is one form of Balinese Dance where the performance is usually taken from the great epic, Ramayana. The unique feature of Kecak Dance is that no instruments are used accompany the dance - only the mouth is used. The sounds of vocals are usually noisy and have a good rhythm, one that is compact and harmonious. This dance is usually held in the evening due to the use of traditional lighting tools.
Subak Day Tour
(A UNESCO World Heritage Site! Click here for more information)
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Day: 7th December 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 8am – 3pm
Price Per Person: USD77 / SGD100 (Includes Lunch)
Developed in the 9th century, the unique irrigation system of Bali, also known as Subak, is the quintessential support in enabling the Balinese to become the most prolific rice growers in the archipelago. Through the subak system, water from springs and canals flows through the temples and out onto the rice paddy field, shaping the landscape of Bali through an extensive and cooperative network.
Bali Pulina is located between Ubud and Kintamani, and is famous for their coffee plantation tours. When you arrive at Bali Pulina, a knowledgeable guide will take you to see several different plants. Most are coffee trees, where fruits are hard, but small, red and round like cherries. Surprisingly, they also have tea plantations and plants of spices used for coffee or tea blends such as vanilla, chocolate, cinnamon and ginger. Visitors not only get a chance of tasting its unique coffee blends, but can also taste and witness the making process of the world's most expensive coffee, Luwak. Luwak is an Indonesian term for a type of cat named civet (it is also called civet coffee, but the term Luwak coffee is more widely used)
Tegalalang Rice Field is designed very beautifully with exquisitely hollowed rice field precisely located on the hill bank. In this place, you will see the Balinese farmers till their rice field in oblique areas complete with its own system for irrigation. You can enjoy the beautiful panorama of valley with rice terraces and coconut trees framing it. In The northern part of Ubud, there is one area called Tegalalang, home to several key crafting industries. Hundreds of miscellaneous crafts of cat and mouse, dolphin, giraffe, etc. that are made of wood or iron were manufactured here. Other handicrafts produced include bags of different models from a variety of materials, stone carvings, cheap wooden carvings and wooden masks. In addition, various sorts of glass handicrafts are formed into vases, unique bottles or plates.