Afternoon Ubud Tour

Afternoon Ubud Tour

The first program we will take you to visit some of the villages which are Ubud (Arts Village), Celuk village which is very famous for its gold and silver smith, here there are a lots of big silver shops. At Batuan Village, we will see the painters activities who make their own creations,and also a textile factory at Tohpati Village. We will also visit the woodcarving Village called Mas and Kemenuh Village, both village are produce very good quality of woodcarving.

The second activities of this tour program is visiting Goa Gajah which is built in the 11th century years ago by the king of Udayana. The cave’s name was taken from the name of a small river nearby, which means that Lua Gajah (Female elephant). In front of the cave was built a place for bathing with six figures (Sapta Gangga). Inside of the temple, there is places for meditation, In the western side is Sri Ganesh Statue (the god of Protector), In the east side is three Lingam, believed one with black cloth is for Wisnu Gods symbol of water, white cloth is for Siwa Gods symbol of the air and red cloth is for Brahma Gods symbol of fire.

The third activity of our tour program is to invite you to visit Monkey Forest Ubud, the monkeys within the sacred Monkey Forest of Padangtegal are commonly called long-tailed macaques.Their scientific name is Macaca fascicuiaris. In Bali, there are many long-tailed macaque populations living in areas where they have little or no contact with humans. In the western part of the forest is Dalem Temple (temple dedicated to Lord Shiva), in the eastern are funeral and Merajapati temple dedicated to Goddess Durga (Shiva’s wife).

The last activity of our tour is visiting Batubulan village to watch the traditional Kecak dance show which is typical of Bali Island dance, this dance is very simple but interesting, just with a mix of male voice that said “Cak ke-cak ke-cak ke-cak ke-cak ke-cak, in rhythm, over and over again, that’s the reason why this dance called the Kecak or Cak dance. Kecak dances consist of about 50 people who just wear a loin cloth, with the upper part of their bodies left bare, they form a circle with a row of coconut oil lamp in the middle. Kecak dance is performed for dance-dramas and the story presented is taking from the Ramayana epic.

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