Bali Jatiluwih Rice Terrace
Want to enjoy the calm green rural situation? Bali Jatiluwih Rice Terrace is a recommended perfect spot to spending the worth holiday time. The point is being in the middle of Bali Island and offer a stunning view of green rice fields.
Jatiluwih Rice Terrace Tour is very recommended for you who miss the cool and fresh atmosphere in awaken nature, which may not be found in the urban area probably.
Get curious about what you may expect there? Let’s see this description below!
Jatiluwih Rice Terrace Bali is the widest rice field with terrace. It show off unique and stunning nature scenery.
In Balinese Language, the name of this tourist object come from the word of “Jati” means really and “Luwih” means Excellent. So that, Bali Jatiluwih Green Land can be interpreted as a really excellent fields.
Jatiluwih is the overlay of rice field which has wide about 632 hectares areas. It is being on the highland area (about 700 meters above sea level), and near of Batukaru Mount (the second highest mount in the island).
Being on plateau is a reason why Jatiluwih Green Land has a hilly land contour with high fertility.
In the area, most are still rice fields and plantations. No wonder, it make the area is called the largest rice field landmark with terrace in Bali.
Jatiluwih Rice Terrace Unesco
The appearance unique terrace formation indeed make the rice field view seem more awesome, if as beautify it.
However the terrace is one good method which designed to deal the extreme land contour such as highlands and mountain slopes.
By this terracing method, it will help the water flow from the height in the controlled speed and volume.
The method has been run in Rice Terrace Bali Jatiluwih by local farmer since 11th century by local farmer.
They called it as Subak, a Traditional Irrigation System which was developed based on Balinese Hinduism. It is believed to be the local wisdom which may help the farmers to work in harmony with nature.
This Subak had been listed as one of the UNESCO world cultural heritage sites which was decided since 2012 during a congregation meeting in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Best Time to Visit
For getting more fabulous view, Jatiluwih Rice Terrace Best Time to Visit is between from February until April. The time is a season before harvest, you may see the tall green yellowish rice paddies in whole area.
If you come on January maybe the rice plants still looks little bit. Caused the time is the planting season. So that, you may see many local farmers whom work in their rice fields on that time.
Jatiluwih Rice Terrace Opening Hours is opened start from 08.30 – 18.00. There is a little high trees in this rice field area, the situation is probably hot in the noon (the middle of the day).
For avoiding it, you should come early morning or late afternoon to feel the shady ambience.
Especially when coming in the morning, Jatiluwih Terraced Rice Fields is like as nature paradise. The atmosphere is really felt cool and fresher without the pollution.
Meanwhile, yellowish sunrise also will appear from the east to warm your morning. The good moment to relax mind and boost positive mood.
Perhaps you have an interest to visit and get a question “How much is entrance fee?”. It is very cheap and affordable for what will get. Jatiluwih Bali Entrance Fee price are:
- IDR 40.000 (about 3 USD) per person (Tourists).
- IDR 15.000 per person (Indonesian Citizen).
Perhaps you book tour package service, it will usually include in the service.
Where Is Jatiluwih Rice Terrace?
Penebel District, Tabanan Regency is Jatiluwih Rice Field Address. Perhaps you are staying in the crowded center in Bali as the southern of island, maybe it will take:
- About 2 hours (60.5 km trip) via Jl. Raya Marga-Apuan from Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport.
- About 2 hours 12 minutes (65.4 km trip) via Jl. Raya Marga-Apuan from Jimbaran.
- About 1 hour 37 minutes (48.6 km trip) via Jl. Raya Marga-Apuan from Denpasar City.
- About 1 hour 30 minutes (40.9 km trip) via Jl. Raya Marga-Apuan to reach Jatiluwih Rice Fields from Ubud.
The routes to tourist object is good enough. It can be reach by two-wheel or four-wheel transport kinds.
Where to Eat
As other tourist objects, find the places to eat isn’t hard here. There are a few food stalls and Best Restaurant near Jatiluwih.
Most of places offers Balinese dishes such as: Nasi Campur (a rice with traditional side dishes such as lawar and sate”).
Generally in Balinese Dishes, there is a white rice. Here, you may choose the red rice, a variety which is grown in Jatiluwih. It's truly delicious with traditional seasoning.