One day in Kintamani and Ubud would be the best trip to visit the cooler Kintamani Village and Ubud art village. The places to visit include Batur Lake, Tegalalang unique Rice Terrace,Tirta Empul Holy Temple, Gunung Kawi Temple, Luwak Coffee Plantation, Ubud Bali Swing, Goa Gajah Temple (Elephant cave),Ubud Monkey Forest and may more interest places in ubud and Kintamani.
First place to visit in this trip is Batu Bulan for Barong dance show. The show has a magical story about fighting between evil which is played by Rangda and main character which be played by Barong. Barong is a lion-like creature and character in the mythology of Bali. He is the king of the spirits, leader of the hosts of good. He is the enemy of Rangda, the demon queen and mother of all spirit guarders in the mythological traditions of Bali. After 45 minutes watching the show, we will visit Celuk village for gold and silver crafting. A unique of this place is almost all the villagers has an art soul to develop the creative design and variety of products related to the gold and silver.
Visit Luwak Coffee plantation. Luwak Cofee or Kopi luwak is the world’s most expensive coffee. The main factor of it’s high price is the uncommon method of producing such a coffee. It has been produced from the coffee beans which have been digested by a certain Indonesian cat-like animal called then palm civet or also civet cat. This is the reason kopi luwak is also called cat poop coffee or civet cat coffee. The feces of this cat will be collected, finished and sold as kopi luwak. Trying also Bali swing right at the Luwak coffee plantation spot.
Next stop will be Kintamani village for lunch. Here you will enjoy lunch from higher position overlooking to amazing view of mount Batur volcano and the lake Batur from the restaurant with set buffet lunch menu. After lunch we will visit Tirta Empul Temple. The local guide will assist you to acknowledge the story of this temple which is very close to president palace. On the way back, we will visit Gunung Kawi Temple (Bali Ancient Royal Tombs). 30 minutes in the temple then we go to Goa Gajah Temple or Ubud Monkey forest as our last place to visit for Kintamani tour.