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Discover Bali’s Natural Beauty with Telaga Waja Rafting and Besakih Tour

Besakih, Karangasem Regency

Duration

1 Day Tour

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

Introduction to Telaga Waja Rafting and Besakih Tour

Telaga Waja Rafting and Besakih Tour is one of the interesting tour packages in Bali. Starting with pick-up from your hotel, our English-speaking tour driver will take you to visit amazing places following the itinerary plan. In this tour, you will experience a combination of adventure activities and amazing site attractions, especially in the east side of the island. Our tour driver will take you to Telaga Waja river for water rafting adventure. It will take about 1.5-2 hours if you are staying in the Kuta or Denpasar area.

 

The Adventure of Telaga Waja Rafting

Upon arrival at the Telaga Waja river location, you will find many providers of rafting activities. The Telaga Waja River in Karangasem, Bali has a rafting route of 16 kilometers. It is the longest rafting route in Bali. With a route length of 16 kilometers, you will need approximately 2.5 hours to complete the rafting from the start point to the finish point.

Rafting difficulty at level II-IV, it is very suitable for rafting activities with family and children. River difficulty levels at levels II-IV combine recreational and sports activities. The Telaga Waja rafting activity offers a tropical natural environment with lots of coconut trees on the riverbank. During the Telaga Waja rafting activity in Bali, you will be able to see many natural waterfalls. You can take photos with your friends with natural waterfalls as photo background images.

Companies providing rafting activities on the Telaga Waja river pay attention and are serious about the security and safety of rafting participants. Security and safety issues for rafting participants have a big impact on the rafting business in Bali. After finishing the water rafting adventure, you will enjoy your lunch at the finish point restaurant with Indonesian food. Our tour driver waiting to pick up for next site-seeing after lunch.

 

Exploring the Besakih Temple Complex

The tour will continue to visit Besakih Temple, a temple complex located in Besakih Village, Rendang District, Karangasem Regency. The Besakih Temple Complex consists of one central temple (Penataran Agung Besakih Temple) and 18 companion temples (one Basukian Temple and 17 other temples). At Basukian Temple, in this area, for the first time, the revelation of God was received by Hyang Rsi Markendya, the forerunner of the Hindu Dharma religion now in Bali, as the center.

Among all the temples included in the Besakih Temple complex, Penataran Agung Temple is the largest temple. It has the most buildings, and is the center of all temples in the Besakih Temple complex. Three main shrines called Padma exist at Penataran Agung Temple. The three stanna symbols of the Tri Purusha are Shiva, Sada Shiva, and Parama Shiva. The Tri Purusha are the three levels of spiritual awareness. The physical existence of the Besakih Temple building is not only a place of worship to God Almighty, according to Hindu Dharma beliefs, which is the largest on the island of Bali, but it also has a background connection with the meaning of Mount Agung.

Mount Agung is the highest mountain on the island of Bali. It is believed to be the center of the government of the spirits, the realm of the gods. It is God’s messenger for the island of Bali and its surroundings. So it is appropriate that on the southwest slope of Mount Agung, a building is made for the sanctity of mankind, Besakih Temple which has a philosophical meaning.

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Itinerary

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08.00 - Pick-Up at the Hotel

Meet our tour driver at the hotel lobby.

09.30 - Visit Telaga Waja Rafting
09.30 - Visit Telaga Waja Rafting

Telaga Waja River Rafting is one of the most popular outdoor activities in Bali, Indonesia, and is known for its exciting and thrilling rapids, stunning scenery, and unique cultural experience. The Telaga Waja River is located in the eastern part of Bali, near the town of Karangasem, and is considered one of the best rafting spots on the island.

The Telaga Waja River Rafting tour starts with a safety briefing and instruction on paddling techniques. Visitors are then provided with safety gear, including helmets and life jackets, and are taken to the starting point of the river, where they can get into the rafts and begin their adventure.

As visitors raft down the river, they can enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding landscape, including rice fields, jungle forests, and towering cliffs. The rapids range from Class II to Class IV, providing an exciting and challenging experience for rafters of all levels.

During the Telaga Waja River Rafting tour, visitors will also have the opportunity to experience Balinese culture up close, as they pass by traditional villages, temples, and ceremonial sites. The tour guides will provide interesting facts and information about the local culture and history, making the experience not only thrilling but also educational and enriching.

The Telaga Waja River Rafting tour usually takes about 2 to 3 hours, depending on the package chosen, and includes a stop for lunch at a local restaurant. After the tour, visitors can relax and enjoy the stunning views of the Telaga Waja River and the surrounding landscape.

Overall, Telaga Waja River Rafting is a great way to experience the natural beauty and excitement of Bali, while also learning about Balinese culture and history. It is suitable for all ages and is a great activity for families, couples, and groups of friends who are looking for an adventure and a unique experience in Bali.

10.00 - Start Water Rafting Adventure

You will take small steps to reach the river, and get into the water rafting boat will accompany with the professional tour guide

13.00 - Have Lunch

While you reach the finish point will go to the place for take a shower and change your cloth's and than Have your Lunch at the restaurant provided with Indonesian food

14.30 - Visit Besakih Temple
14.30 - Visit Besakih Temple

Besakih Temple, also known as the "Mother Temple" of Bali, is the largest and most important Hindu temple in Bali, Indonesia. It is located on the slopes of Mount Agung, the highest mountain on the island, and is considered a sacred site by the Balinese people.

Besakih Temple is a complex of over 20 separate temples, each with its own unique architecture, significance, and function. The temple dates back to the 8th century and has undergone several renovations and expansions throughout its history, with the most recent being in the 20th century.

The temple is dedicated to the worship of the Hindu trinity, consisting of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva, and is a place of pilgrimage for Hindus from all over Bali and beyond. The temple's main entrance is guarded by a grand gateway called the "Candi Bentar," which leads to a central courtyard surrounded by several smaller temples.

The architecture of Besakih Temple is a combination of Balinese and Indian styles, with intricate carvings and sculptures adorning the walls and pillars of the temples. The temple complex is situated on a sloping hillside, providing breathtaking views of the surrounding rice fields and mountains.

Besakih Temple is also known for its cultural significance and role in Balinese society. It is a site of important religious ceremonies and festivals, including Galungan and Kuningan, which celebrate the victory of good over evil and the return of ancestral spirits to earth. Visitors to the temple can witness these ceremonies and observe the unique traditions and customs of Balinese culture.

Overall, Besakih Temple is a fascinating and important cultural and religious site in Bali, offering visitors a glimpse into the rich history and traditions of the Balinese people. It is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in architecture, religion, and culture, and is sure to leave a lasting impression on all who visit.

16.00 - Back To The Hotel

17.30 - Arrive At The Hotel

Included/Excluded

  • Return transfer Hotel
  • Private Car with air conditioned
  • English speaking driver
  • All the entrance fees based on the itinerary plan
  • Rafting facilities (life jacket, Helmet, pedal, locker)
  • Shower room
  • Changing room
  • Insurance coverage
  • A bottle of water
  • Lunch with Indonesian food
  • Patrol/Gasoline
  • Snack
  • Soft drink
  • Clothes/Shirt
  • Water proof phone case
  • Additional Services

Tour's Location

Besakih, Karangasem Regency

Notes


  • Please let us know if you want to combine the activities

  • The price is per person

  • Get the special price for group booking

  • The price is inclusive/packages price

  • Private Tours means no other participants will be sharing the car/minibus, just you and your companion

  • The Tour will assisted by English Speaking Tours Driver

  • Please let us know if you need a private tour guide

  • The price already includes 21% Government tax and services

  • Payment in cash can be made when you start, or at the end of the trip each day to our driver

  • Bank transfer/credit card payment must be done in advance

  • Payment with other currencies will be converted based on daily exchange rate

Area Covered For Pick-Up


  • Ngurah Rai Airport, Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, Canggu, Jimbaran, Nusadua, Benoa, Sanur, Denpasar, Ubud.

  • Please contact us, if you stay in different area covered for pick up

How To Book Our Tour


  • Please fill up the Tour Inquiry form provided

  • We will reply as soon as possible after receiving your Tour Inquiry

  • If there is a problem with our booking system, we provide alternative contact for reservations or bookings to our email at info@balitourvoyage.com or WhatsApp Us : +6281999555690

IDR 900,000 /person

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