Temple Wonders & Orchid Garden
Bali abounds with sacred temples, which are often set amid beautiful surroundings. Step aboard an air-conditioned motor coach for a visit to two well-known temples. A guided walk through a lovely orchid garden is an added treat.
DurationApproximately 9¼ hours
After lunch, your delightful visit continues on to visit Tanah Lot Temple, a guided walk through temple pathway escorted by your Tour guide until you reach the beach where the temple is located. This beautiful temple is Situated on an enormous rock just off the black volcanic sands of the beach, Tanah Lot is one of five temples built along the water’s edge to pay homage to the guardian spirits of the sea. The setting, which resembles a Chinese painting, offers breathtaking views and is one of the most photographed locations in Bali.
Continuing on, make your way to the royal temple complex of Pura Taman Ayun at Mengwi. Surrounded by a moat, this is the second-largest temple complex in Bali. It is also considered one of the island’s most beautiful.
As your tour draws to a close and before returning to the pier, you’ll make your way to the final destination namely the village of Tohpati, known as the Batik Processing center with your visit to a workshop, you will see how pieces of ordinary cloth go from blank canvas to gorgeous work of art using a wax – resist dying technique. Hues might include indigo, brown and white, with the colors and patterns often representing a person’s rank and association with a certain region. Depictions of animals and flowers illustrate scenes from daily life.
Here, you’ll have a good opportunity to see the entire batik – making process at the workshop and purchase the products, before returning to your Crystal ship
As this excursion involves extensive walking, it is not recommended for guests with walking difficulties. It is recommended that guests dress in casual clothing and wear flat, comfortable shoes. The order of sights visited may vary. This excursion will operate in all weather conditions. This Crystal Adventures excursion MUST be pre-reserved.