Tour of The Mother Temple
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Attractions & guided tours

Tour of The Mother Temple

Free cancellation
Language: English , French , Dutch
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit Besakih and marvel at the beauty of The Mother Temple
  • Discover the impressive Kerta Gosa complex's historical halls and moat
  • Explore the enchanting Gianyar Market market!
  • Visit Penglipuran, a traditional village that preserves their traditional Balinese architectural!
What to expect

Explore the east side of Bali on this 8-hour tour across some of the most impressive locations, like the Besakih temple, the biggest Hindu temple in Bali and the Tenganan village, which is home to Bali aboriginal tribes. This tour will also take you into the impressive Kerta Gosa complex, which is part of the Puri Semarapura royal palace.

Depart in the morning heading to the mother temple, Besakih located on the slopes of Mt Agung, Bali’s highest volcano. Besakih is the largest temple complex, the most important temple, and holiest temple for the Hindu religion in Bali. Continue to visit the cool oasis of the Water Garden (Tirta Gangga) with its spring-fed pools, a former water palace of Karangasem kingdom built in the late 1940's. Next, enjoy your set menu lunch at a small local restaurant located at Glumpang village nestled on the foothill, surrounded by rice field with the majestic Mt. Agung as the background.

Onward, visit Tenganan village, home to Bali aborigines. The village is famous for exquisite, authentic textiles (double ikat) and craft works. At the end of the day before transfer to your hotel, stop at the 18th-century courthouse “Kertagosa” famous for its intricately painted ceiling depicting various forms of punishment awaiting those who do evil while on earth.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Local guide
    • Cool towel
    • 2 bottles of mineral water
    • Entrance fee to the mentioned sites
    • Lunch
    • Pick-up and drop-off from designated areas
    • Roundtrip transportation
    What's not included
    • Beverages and any personal expenses not mentioned in the program
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 3-11)
    • Infants (age 0-2)
    Where
    Meeting point:

    Pickup points only available for the South Bali area: Sanur, Nusa Dua, Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, Canggu and Ubud (without Payangan). Pick-ups from different areas not available. You will indicate your pickup location at checkout and confirm your pickup details directly with the local operator.

    What to remember
    • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
    • This activity is available from the following meeting points: South of Bali (Sanur, Nusa Dua, Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, Canggu) and Ubud (without Payangan)
    • The tour requires a minimum per booking of 2 adults
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
    • Please be ready at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the pickup time
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    Provider
    Destination Services Indonesia
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 3 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 2 days before, you can still receive a 50% refund.

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