The Kintamani area is well known for its unique and amazing views of the mountains. After a two hour drive from Denpasar, we will reach this area, precisely at a place called Penelokan, which means the place to look. It is the most strategic location to enjoy the natural scenery in Kintamani. Penelokan is located in the Kedisan Village area, one of the villages in the Kintamani District.
At Penelokan, we could witness an incredible mountain view, a combination of Mount Batur and the expanse of black stones and the blue crescent-shaped Lake Batur in a caldera which seems to be the most beautiful caldera in the world. Penelokan has adequate accommodations and restaurants for tourists to enjoy.
You will be picked up at the hotel in the morning to watch the Barong Dance having a fragment taken from the Mahabharata ephos. It tells us about the balance of good and evil that will always exist in life. We will then stop at Galuh, a center of batik and souvenir, and also at Celuk, the center for silver handicrafts. The trip will continue to take you to Goa Gajah (the Elephant Cave), a Hindu and Buddhist heritage from the 11th century. This tourist object has a temple with ancient sites in the form of a cave hermitage, statues, bathing pools, temples and ruins of Hindu and Buddhist heritage. The site is called Goa Gajah since there is a statue of the Ganesha God inside the cave. The journey continues to Kintamani to see the beautiful view of Mount and Lake Batur. Lunch will be spent at Kintamani Restaurant where you can enjoy the lake and mountain as backdrop. After lunch, the trip will proceed to the Tirtha Empul Temple in Tampak Siring. It tells us about the victory of the Gods’ armies. Here lies the sacred springs created by the God Indra to heal his armies after they had been poisoned by the evil giant. The last stop of the trip is Guwang; a local market which sells handicraft at cheap prices.