Balinese Traditions

A full-day outing offers a full appreciation of the wonders of Bali, both natural and manmade. In addition to discovering natural beauty you will see a traditional Balinese dance and enjoy visits to a temple, and residential compound.

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  • Age
    All ages
  • Duration
    Approximately 5½-6 hours

Pre-reservation of this Crystal Adventures excursion is recommended.

Departing the pier, take in the scenery during your one-hour transfer to the village of Batubulan. Here, you will be treated to a private performance of the traditional Barong dance, which tells the story of the universal theme of good versus evil, with a lion-like creature as the king of spirits battling the demon queen.

After conclusion of Barong dance performance, your delightful journey continues to the small village of Singapadu to visit Balinese House compound, a traditional house complex with several structures separately set in one house area. Its perfect design takes the hospitality life concept of Balinese people into their daily social life.

Nearby is the town of Batuan, home to a Hindu temple that for 250 years has been evocative of old legends and mysterious tales. Its colorful design and intricate ornamentation make it one of the finest temples in Bali and a photographer’s delight.

following your temple visit, a travel of approximately 30 minutes will bring you to the village of Kemenuh, known as a hub for Balinese woodworking.

As you will be following a tight schedule for your excursion, a light refreshment will be provided onboard your motor coach for you to enjoy.

A memorable day of discovery drawing to a close, reboard your motor coach for an approximate 90-minute return journey to the pier and your Crystal ship.

Important Notes:
Guests should be aware that this excursion involves several hours of travel by motor coach, including an approximately one-hour journey from the pier to Batubulan; however, the fascinating sights included in this excursion are its main focus and more than compensate for the length of the journey. It is recommended that guests dress in casual clothing, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen, as well as wear flat, comfortable shoes. Guests should also bring raingear in case of inclement weather. The order of sights visited may vary. This excursion will operate in all weather conditions. A minimum number of bookings is required for this excursion to operate. Pre-reservation of this Crystal Adventures excursion is recommended.