Besakih: Mother of all temples

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Immerse yourself in the culture of the Balinese people and visit the most significant religious place of the island - the grandiose temple of Pura Besakih, located at the foot of the sacred volcano Agung. The mother of all temples Pura Besakih is a whole separate world consisting of 22 temple complexes. Here you can see the brightest Balinese ceremonies, processions and national costumes.

If you wish, you can go through a ceremony of purification of energy centers and get a personal conversation with a local monk Manku. It is believed that he sees Auras and can adjust people's chakras. People from all over the world come here to Pura Besakih to ask important questions about the purpose or difficult life situations in a personal conversation. This is a unique opportunity to touch the spiritual world of the island of the Gods!

You will also get acquainted with the Balinese epic in the museum of Kert Gos and the most important part of the life of Balinese - crafts villages of craftsmen. In this tour you will visit 3 amazing villages of artisans at once, where you will see the process of creating wood, gold and silver products, as well as get acquainted with an unusual kind of creativity - painting on fabric with wax (batik). You will be able to purchase local goods that will remind you of a bright Balinese adventure!

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    Mother of Temples Pura Besakih
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    Museum of Kerta Gosa
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    Museum of Kerta Gosa
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    Сeremony
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    Сeremony
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    Сeremony
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    Tohpati village: village of batik masters
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    Tohpati village: village of batik masters
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    Mas Village: village of woodworkers
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    Celuk village:village of silversmiths

What To Expect

Morning transfer

By the time of the meeting, a guide - driver will arrive at your hotel or villa., You need to wait for the car at the reception of your hotel or near the villa.

Program of the tour

  • Mother of Temples Pura Besakih (with the possibility of meeting with Mangku)
  • Museum of Kerta Gosa
  • Tohpati village: village of batik masters
  • Mas Village: village of woodworkers
  • Celuk village:village of silversmiths

09:00 - Start the day with a visit to Pura Besakih Temple - the main Hindu temple complex of the island. It consists of 22 separate temples that rise at the foot of the Agung volcano in terraces. Here you can see the spiritual life of the island of the Gods in all its manifestations: colorful ceremonies, offerings to the gods, meditations and locals in national clothes.

If desired, for an additional fee, you can meet with a Balinese monk Mangku. A spiritual mentor will conduct a purification ceremony and listen to your request in a personal conversation.

After visiting Pura Besakih, you will go to the Kerta Gosa Museum, where you can plunge into the indescribable atmosphere of the oldest Balinese traditions, look at paintings and many other exhibits. The main building of the museum is the former Palace of Justice, where real court sessions were held many decades ago. The ceiling of the building is decorated with frescoes depicting the Hindu epic.

At the end of the tour you will go to the villages of artisans. Crafts and creativity play a huge role in the life of Balinese. Your program will include as many as 3 villages that specialize in wood, gold and silver, as well as batik - the traditional technique of painting on fabric with wax. Here you can get to know the process of creating different things and buy yourself unique handmade souvenirs.

Return transfer

17:00 - 18:00 you will already be at your hotel or villa, the exact time of arrival at the hotel depends on the traffic situation and the remoteness of your hotel.

Important information:

  • The ceremony in the temple of Pura Besakih is conducted by a local monk Mangku. If you want a ceremony from the famous Balinese Mangku Jati, you need to inform the manager about your request in advance.

Cancellation Policy

  • We give a refund for the service retaining 10% of the payment amount, if the customer makes the cancellation at least 48 hours before the event starts or if there is an official document on hospitalization from the hospital.
  • The refund is made in IDR, or at the currency conversion rate set by the banks of Indonesia and the Recipient's bank on the day of payment;
  • Cancellation of the tour due to weather conditions is accepted on the basis of official information about weather conditions that prevent the safe conduct of the event. The trip organizers have experience and knowledge about the weather conditions on the route of the trip. No trip, for security reasons, will be allowed if there is a ban on its implementation;
  • A subjective assessment of weather conditions on the part of the participants of the trip cannot be the basis for a decision to implement or cancel the trip;
  • There is no refund in case of cancellation of the tour due to weather conditions. The tour may be rescheduled for another date;
  • A full refund is made if the contractor (provider) is unable to provide the service in full;
  • The deadline for consideration of a refund is up to 5 working days from the date of the request;
  • The refund period is up to 14 working days from the date of the request

About payment:

  • booking by prepayment: 850 000 idr/pax
  • you can pay online with VISA, MasterCard, PayPal
  • you can pay by cash in shops Alfamart

The tour includes:

  • transfer from the hotel and back
  • English-speaking guide
  • visit to the temple of Pura Besakih
  • entrance tickets to the museum of Kerta Gosa

Extra charge:

  • Mangku ceremony (recommended donation from 300 000 IDR)
  • clothes and offerings for the ceremony 50 000 IDR
  • donation for a brahmin
  • lunch
  • insurance (personal travel insurance required)

You bring:

  • camera
  • sunscreen
  • long-sleeve shirt
  • hat
  • drinking water
  • snack

Please note:

  • on the territory of the temple, it is mandatory to wear a sarong
  • during the tour from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
  • the average time of the tour is 8 hours
  • it is not recommended that women visit temples during the menstrual cycle
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