5 Recommended Exciting Village Tourism in Bali
Bali has long been a tourist destination that offers many famous tourist spots throughout the world. In addition to having exotic white sandy beaches, Bali is getting a lot of attention because it offers various dance performances.
For example, the Kecak dance at Uluwatu, the Batubulan Barong Dance performance to the tallest copper statue in the world, namely Garuda Wisnu Kencana. However, many things can be explored on this heavenly island, one of which is village tourism in Bali. If you are interested, check out some of the reviews of tourist villages in Bali below.
- Tenganan Village, Karangasem
Teganan village is one of three villages in Bali that are included in the Bali Aga composition. Uniquely, Tenganan Village still applies the traditional system, especially in buying and selling transactions. So, the people in this village still apply the system of exchanging goods or called barter. In addition, most of the people of Tenganan Village mostly work as farmers and artists.
Generally, the artists in this village are bamboo craftsmen, cloth weavers, and painting artists.
The entrance ticket to the Tenganan village area is IDR 10,000. Meanwhile, vehicle parking fees range from Rp. 5,000/car and Rp. 2,000/motorcycle.
- Kertalangu Cultural Village Denpasar
Kertalangu Cultural Village is known as an international standard village in Bali. The interesting thing that you can find in this village is the culture and cultural heritage that is still very well preserved and is often visited as a tourist attraction. Therefore, the village, which was only opened in 2005, is suitable for cultural education. Kertalangu Cultural Village has a strategic location so that it gets a lot of tourist visits.
Another attraction of this village is the plantation area and rice fields which are still beautiful and green. Some of the activities you can do while visiting this village are kite painting, horse riding, weaving, painting and dancing, and much more. The price of admission to Kertalangu Village is quite cheap, which is Rp. 10,000. You can visit this village from 08.00 to 22.00 WITA. For more information, you can contact the Kertalangu Cultural Village phone number at (0361) 461727.
- Gianyar Batubulan Village
Batubulan Village attracts travelers with its many performances of traditional dances and Balinese sculptures. Some of the dance arts performed in this village are the barong, legong, and kecak dances. Batubulan Village is also a center for other arts and crafts that can be used as Balinese handicrafts.
Therefore, you will see many shops selling statues from wood, solid stone to white faces when you come here. Not only that, there is even a shop that sells Balinese souvenirs such as barong clothes, kites, paintings, and others. Interestingly, you can also see batik artworks with Balinese motifs are in great demand by both foreign and domestic tourists.
Barong dance performances in Batubulan village are held every day in several special places. The performance schedule is held every 09.00 to 10.00 WITA. The location of this barong dance is at 3 points, including on Jalan Batubulan No. 63 C, Jalan Pasekan and Jalan SMKI. For those of you who are interested in watching the traditional performing arts of Barong Dance in Batubulan Village, the entry ticket price is Rp. 100,000/person. Batubulan Village is also close to several other interesting tourist spots such as the Bali Orchid Forest, Bali Bird Park, Bali Bird Walk, and Hidden Canyon Beji Guwang.
- Jatiluwih Penebel Village
You will find enchanting natural beauty with a cool and fresh atmosphere when you come to Jatiluwih Penebel Village. This village is suitable as a place of relaxation to soothe the eyes and mind. Here you will be spoiled with views of the river, rice fields, and typical and straightforward country houses. In addition, the typical rural scenery and activities of the farmers in the village will give you a different holiday experience.
Amazingly, Jatiluwih Village is designated as a world cultural heritage. Of course, it is a shame for you to miss when visiting Bali. If you are interested, you only need to prepare an entrance fee for Jatiluwih Village ranges between Rp. 15,000 (WNI) and Rp. 40,000 (WNA).
- Munduk Tourism Village, Buleleng
If you are in the Buleleng area, stop by to explore the Munduk Tourism Village. This village has an attraction in magical natural scenery and traditional agriculture that is still sustainable. One of the tourist villages in North Bali also has a very beautiful waterfall. This waterfall tour is quite popular in Buleleng. Not only that, but here you can also see the charm of the rice terraces that look very beautiful.
Another uniqueness of this village is the tradition of plowing the fields with traditional equipment by the residents. There is also a tradition that is still maintained in this Munduk village called the Megangsing tradition.
Before you plan a trip to Bali, be sure to read more about Bali and Indonesia by visiting Wonderful Indonesia.