LEMPUYANG GATE OF HEAVEN TOUR | from $58
Spend a full day exploring Eastern Bali with stops at sights known for natural beauty and cultural significance. Visit Lempuyang Temple – one of Bali’s oldest and most renowned Hindu temples perched on the slope of Mount Lempuyang. See long-tailed macaques as you climb through lush forests and then experience Tirta Gangga a stunning royal water palace thought to hold sacred water from the Ganges River. Finally, relax on the white sands of Virgin Beach before returning to your hotel.
What To Expect
Lempuyang Temple (1 hour 30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included)
The entire landscape looks very picturesque from this temple gate, and that gate is also known to the western world as “The Gates of Heaven”. The gates and its temple are located in the eastern part of Bali within the highlands of Mount Lempuyang, which sits at a cool 1,775m above sea level. The whole complex is made up of seven different sanctuaries, this temple offers visitors one of the most breathtaking views from any of the temples in Bali. Lempuyang Temple also known as Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang is one of Sad Kahyangan Jagad or six main temples which are believed as the pillars of Bali.
Tirta Gangga (1 hour 30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included)
Tirta Gangga literally means water from the Ganges and it is a site of some reverence for the Hindu Balinese. Strictly, the name refers to the water palace built in 1948 by the Raja of Karangasem, Anak Agung Agung Anglurah Ketut Karangasem. It is, however, the name widely used to refer to the general area which includes the water palace and the lush rural areas around. Tirta Gangga water palace is a maze of pools and fountains surrounded by a lush garden and stone carvings and statues. The one-hectare complex was built in 1946 by the late King of Karangasem but was destroyed almost entirely by the eruption of nearby Mount Agung in 1963. It has been lovingly rebuilt and restored and has an air of authentic royal magnificence.
Virgin Beach (1 hour • Admission Ticket Not Included)
Where you will enter and trek to this site and finally arrive at the short white sandy beach, feel like a castaway. On this beach you may rent a chair and Umbrella for relaxing or sunbathing from the local people, find your food at the local food stall is also an unforgettable experience.
What to bring:
- Suntan lotion
- Shoes & sandals
- Towel & bathing suit
- Fuel surcharge
- Bottled water
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Private tour
- Food and drinks
- Personal expenses
- Entrance fees to all sites
Your accommodation in Ubud, Sanur, Kuta, Nusa Dua, Legian or Seminyak.
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