Tegalalang, along with the villages of Pejeng and Campuhan, are part of the three most spectacular terraced landscapes in Ubud. Having said that, the beauty of the Tegalalang rice terraces is unmatched. There are a plethora of places to visit near Tegalalang rice terraces Bali in March where you can indulge in sightseeing or unleash your adventurous spirit. The rice grows on the slopes of the valley, which serves as the perfect backdrop for photo ops. Though it is an year-round destination, we suggest you visit it early in the morning when it is breezy and cool. We recommend hiking down the rice terraces to explore every nook and cranny of this spot. Also, make sure to carry water since it is very expensive in Bali. Carry ample sunscreen for you and your family members. You can see water rushing down the terraces, making the ground soft and muddy.
Best Time To Visit Tegalalang Rice Terraces
The best time to visit Tegalalang rice terraces is in the month of March because that is the time when the rice is about to be harvested. The fields are green, with no speck of yellow. It is not the rainiest time of the year. If you get there before sunrise, you can witness the light rays break through the trees in this tranquil setting. Sunrise is also the best time to visit if you want to avoid the crowds. If you’re not much of an early bird but still want to visit at a quieter time, then visit before 10 AM or after 4 PM. Visiting at this time means you can avoid the crowds and the intense midday sun.
5 Places To Visit Near Tegalalang Rice Terraces Bali In March
We have shortlisted 5 places to visit near Tegalalang rice terraces Bali in March where you can have the time of your life in the lap of nature and explore some spectacular sights. You will have the time of your life here and will not be disappointed by everything this place has to offer:
1. Guwang Art Market
Located in the village of Guwang this market shares much resemblance to the widely popular Sukawati market. Dont be stunned if you find the items for display in this market exactly matching with that of Sukawati. If you want to indulge in some shopping in Ubud markets without having to jostle with the crowd, then this is probably the best option you have. However, in terms of variety, this market might not be able to provide as much as its counterpart.
Location: Jl. Raya Guwang No.5, Guwang, Sukawati, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80582, Indonesia
2. Gunung Adeng
The people of Bali believe that Mount Agung is the abode of Gods. The mother of all the temples in Bali is located on this mountain and is known as Pura Besakih. Mount Agung, the highest point in Bali, is a stratovolcano to the southeast of Mount Batur volcano. This mountain dominates the surrounding area, influences the climate, especially the rainfall patterns of the place. This mountain is conical in shape. Hikers from all over the world come here every year to experience the gorgeous sunrise hike. Although the hike is very high up the difficulty range, it is a lifetime experience.
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3. Bar Luna
The gem of Ubud nightlife, Bar Luna has become a haven for writers on the island owing to its frequent literary discussions. If that does not carry class enough, the place also has its own residential band, Crescendo, that can belt out some peppy numbers for the crowd. The place is an essential stop for international jazz artists, guitarists and others who are visiting Bali, and the live music and perfect cocktails are bound to make you want to dance.
Location: Jl Gootama (behind Nomads), Ubud
Cost for two: INR 1000
4. Nungnung Waterfall
Air Terjun Nungnung, lies between Bedugul and Ubud. It is a beautiful waterfall which is just the perfect place to refresh yourself and recharge your senses. Situated around 900 meters above the sea level, the waterfall is surrounded by beautiful lush greenery and is a welcoming sight for nature lovers as well. Bring your camera with you to take some amazing photographs. It should be noted that this water isn’t ideal for swimming and moreover, the 500 step pathway which leads to it can prove to be taxing for many.
Things to do: Take amazing photographs of the place, relax while there.
5. Tirta Empul
Constructed in the year 962 AD, during the Warmadewa dynasty’s Reign; the Tirta Empul (also known as the Holy water Temple) is a legacy of a tale of the victory of good over evil. It houses a mountain spring considered holy and this spring feeds into the Pakerisan river. This holy place is revered for its ability of ritual purification by the devotees. Visitors can look at the temple carvings but they can’t take part in the ritual bath. Over there look out for a 10th-century beautiful structure which was dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple is divided into three sections called the Nista Mandala or the outer section, the Madya mandala or the middle section and the Utama Mandala. The rich carvings and lore of this place name it a place not to be missed.
Things to do: Visit the Sacred pool, admire the carvings and the deities, look at the statues.
Be careful not to slip and land in one of the paddy fields whilst exploring these places to visit near Tegalalang rice terraces Bali in March. It is pretty hard to miss the ‘Love Bali’ sign on your trip to the Tegalalang rice terraces. A visit to the area would be incomplete if you don’t take a photo near the sign. This place offers dazzling views and sights at every step of the way. Book your Bali excursion with TravelTriangle to avail exciting deals and discounts.
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