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Sunday, February 17, 2008

Taman Village Rice Field Hike (3 hours).

We pick up the guest the guest by car and transfer them to the starting point of our walk at the Village of Juwet. We walk through the scenic rice paddies with the view of the central mountain range as well as the biggest volcano of Mount Agung. Along the way we can share about the rice farming and the traditional irrigation system. We walk through the village of Taman where we also can introduce the local village’s life and the unique traditional Balinese house compound. Exploring the local farm is also a part of this outdoor venture. We will end our walk at an old Sacred Banyan tree at the village of Bongkasa. Transfer back to the hotel.

This hiking tour can be arranged for sunset and sunrise hiking tours.

Sunrise Hike picked up time: 5.30 AM

Sunset Hike picked up time: 4.00 PM

Ayung River Valley Walk

We start our walk from Kedewatan Village, walking through the village to visit the local village temple where we can share a little bit about the structure of the village temple. We then walk down to the Ayung Valley to see the Gangsar cave where it is one of the holy spring temple of Kedewatan Village as a place for getting the holy water to be used in any ritual ceremonies for the community of Kedewatan. We walk through the rice paddies in the Ayung valley, across the bamboo bridge to walk up the hill on the other side of the Ayung River to get the spectacular view of the lush river valley. We then walk through the village of Bongkasa, visiting the local family compound where our guests can have a little knowledge about the lay out of the traditional Balinese house compound. It is a great opportunity for our guest to understand about the real way of life of the Balinese. We also walk through the local farms where we can introduce our guest about the local farming system and gain some knowledge of the local tropical vegetations. The village has a reach farming of various kinds of tropical fruits, coffee, rice, cocoa plantation and other die range of tropical spices. We then continue our walk through the rice paddies in the village to share with the guest about the Subak Irrigation system, an old system that has been practice by the local rice farmers for thousands of years.