The village of Tenganan is famous as an aboriginal village known as Bali Aga. An important part of Bali Aga culture is the complex Tie-dye technique used to make Bali’s traditional geringsing double ikat. Bali’s Tenganan village is the only village that today still produces geringsing. In geringsing, both the cotton warp and weft threads are carefully dyed and cross-dyed before weaving; the finished pattern only emerges as the cloth is woven. It is believed that geringsing has the power to prevent diseases and evil spirits.
Encompassing two hectares of botanical landscape, the Bali Bird park provides sanctuary to almost 1000 birds of 250 different species. One of the highlight is the National bird “Bali Starling” qualified as Critically Endangered due to its extremely small range and tiny population, still suffering from illegal poaching for the cage bird trade. Also Komodo dragons, parrots, Pelicans feedings can be enjoyed in certain times of the day.
Previously more popular before other Safaris were built, you can find 350 animals of 75 species here. Also you can take photos with Orangutans, Toucan birds and baby crocodiles. Recently Tree walk, Flying fox, Zoopak trekking has been made to add more variety to the activities.
A park specialized for rescued Sumatran Elephants, you can interact with them as though they are in the wild. Trekking around the park on top of the giant will be an experience you will never forget. The park accommodates 3o elephants including 3 babies naturally bred as part of the breeding program aimed to preserve the endangered species. One more is due to arrive early 2013. You are able to feed, touch, take pictures with them and also watch them play in the lake with 4 Elephant shows daily. An exclusive Elephant experience you will not find anywhere else in the world.
One of the most full scaled safari parks on the island, featuring Lions, Elephants, Tigers, Giraffes, Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus, Crocodiles…The main attraction is the Komodo dragon? If you’re lucky, you will get to take a picture with a white tiger. Also Elephant rides and Orangutan shows are available.
One of the four Botanical garden networks in Indonesia, Kebun Raya Bali has an area of 157.5 hectares (389 acres), a car will be required to see all the property. It is a unique place featuring not only the plants of Bali but from mountainous areas of East Java and exotic plants from all around Indonesia. There are 1500 species more than 16000 plants, especially the collection of 340 kinds of orchids are a must see. Many families and couples come to visit on weekends.
Literally a forest with monkeys, there are around 200 monkeys living here. There are 3 groups of monkeys each with a boss, occupying different territories in the park. Peanuts and bananas are available at the entrance but one must be careful with their belongings such as glasses and wallets. You will occasionally hear cries from the victims of the cheeky monkeys.
A park located in the district of Denpasar city administration. Every morning the field was crowded by people who walking and be relaxing place for residents of the city. Because this field is quite wide, it took about 30-40 minutes to surround the walk. At night this area into the dating scene. Local communities make this place as a place to hold certain events, because many people can gather here.
Angseri Hot Springs nestled between lush rice paddies and small streams, precisely in Banjar Munduk Lumbang, Angseri Village. Previously used only as a traditional bathhouse by the local people, now transformed into a comfortable bathing area with pools and hot springs, and 2 private bathing area. The water temperature is 40 degrees, quite hot for a hot spring in Bali. Visiting the near by Batukau temple, lush rice terraces will be nice too, both only about 4-5 km away.
There are two hot springs in Toya Bungkah one run by the village and the other is Toya Devasya Resort & Spa. It offers to host your escape to the mountain, lake, sea and escapade both in luxury and close to nature. The view of lake Batur from the hot spring bath will spoil you to the limit. There are 2 pools here one big and one for children, equipped with a gazebo where you can get a delivery from the main restaurant.