UNESCO’s Jatiluwih Rice Terrace, Besikalung Temple

Jatiluwih, is a rice terrace formation with an ancient irrigation system that has been awarded UNESCO’s World Heritage title. We explore different aspect of rice cultivation, from methods of planting, type of tools, until numerous types of rice.

The Subak, located in Jatiluwih, is a rice terrace formation with an ancient irrigation system that has been awarded UNESCO’s World Heritage title. Guests arrive in Jatiluwih at 10 am (best time to see the shinning rice field). We will explore different aspect of rice cultivation, from methods of planting, type of tools, until numerous types of rice.

The view of different levels of the rice paddy next to the Batukaru Mountain is spectacularly serene scenery. Jati luwih is not only a place to cultivate rice paddy, but also it’s a place where the locals gets in touch with their spiritualism. The local tie the rice cultivation practice with at least 11 interesting ceremonies. Every steps exemplified human relation with His/Her creator.

The tour also visits Besikalung temple that is located in the forest. The tour will be accompanied by a Hindu Priest that will bless the journey every step of the way. The journey ends at Jatiluwih Museum where we can see the progression of tools and lifestyle of farmers from the old times.