Full Day Besakih Mother Temple Tour
Besakih Temple – the largest holy site in Bali and home to the island’s Mother Temple, located on the slopes of Mount Agung (3,142 meters). The temple is comprised of 3 main complexes dedicated to the Hindu Trinity. It was built during the late 8th century AD.
The Besakih’s name is come from the word of Basuki, the old language from Sanskrit Wasuki, and then it become the Ancient Java Language. In this Sanskrit, the Basuki means congratulation. In mythology of Samudramanthana has mentioned that Basuki is a dragon that twines the Mount Mandara.
The omission has come from tradition megalithic which had been indicated that it had to be sanctified place. It seems, the Besakih is coming from very old era which is far before the existence of Hinduism influence. Hereinafter, an Ancient Bali king of Sri Kesari Warmadewa found the Merajan Selonding Temple in this temple complex area. He also commands to build the Blanjong Monument that is located in Sanur village.
The Besakih Temple complex is built pursuant to cosmos balance. It is based on the nature conception which is disseminating the fundamental temple complex that is arranged to pursuant of the way direction. So, this building can deputize nature as symbolic of the world balance existence.
Besakih Temple is the biggest Hindu temple in Bali which the local people call Pura Besakih. It owns beautiful view from the top of temple area where we can see the wide nature panorama until to the ocean so that way this temple is many visited by tourists from all over the world.
Besakih Temple is located in Besakih countryside, Rendang sub district, Karangasem regency, east part of the island. It is located in southwest side bevel of mount Agung, the biggest mounts in Bali. It is because pursuant to Agung Mount confidence is holiest and highest mount in Bali Island.
Itinerary Full Day Besakih Temple Tour
- Tohpati Village for Batik Collection
- Celuk Village for Gold and Silver smith
- Klungkung for Kertagosa
- Besakih Mother Temple
Tohpati village is famous for producing Batik painting in Bali. It is located on the eastern part of Denpasar. In products from batik fabrics you will see the artistic excellence of the Balinese people. Their beautiful designs, inspired by religious mythologies to everyday encounters, spread throughout the world. Modern batik artists express themselves through various subjects (objects of nature – birds, fish, flowers) and religious and mythological stories, accompanied by modern interpretation.
Celuk Village Gold & Silver
Be sure not to miss the shops on the road just north and parallel to the main road, as many fine jewelers dwell here off the beaten track. Just past most of the art shops on the left is an asphalt road flanked by two small stone statues which will take you to the pack roads of Celuk and Batuan.You can request to see the workshop – usually a small room or area in the back with five to 20 workers, some not even in their teens. The intricacy and details they can obtain with simple and tools is amazing. Craftsmen use a tree stump with a protruding metal spike for an anvil, a bamboo stem to catch the filings, and a manually operated gas pump for heat.As with most Balinese crafts, smithing is largely an hereditary art.
Klungkung for visit Kerta Gosa
The Klungkung Palace is a historical building complex situated in Semarapura the capital of the Klungkung Regency on Bali Indonesia The palace Puri was erected at the end of the 17th century, but largely destroyed during the Dutch colonial conquest in 1908. Today the basic remains of the palace are the court of justice, the Kerta Gosa Pavilion and the main gate that bears the date Saka 1622 (AD 1700). Within the old palace compound is also a floating pavilion, Bale Kambing, which was added in the 1940s. The descendants of the rajas that once ruled Klungkung today live in Puri Agung, a residence to the west of the old palace, which was built after 1929.
Besakih Mother Temple
Besakih Temple is located in the plateau area which is covered by the cool atmosphere and Mount Agung as a back drop. From the top of temple building, we can see the beautiful panorama of nature from the temple area to the ocean. It is situated in cool area with the light breeze and unique temple buildings spread out in the temple complex will create the peaceful atmosphere. It is ideally for the people who did the meditation and now, the Besakih Temple is opened for tourist and Besakih mother Temple is the Great place to visit in Bali.
Full Day Besakih Temple Tour Rate Packages
Departure at 09.00 am Approximately 10 hours
Rate Packages (US Dollar per pax)
- 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 3-8 years old half price
- Other personal expenses are not included and will be on personal account
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