Bali Traditional Healer & Purification Ritual

Cultural & Theme Tours in Indonesia

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Visit a traditional Balinese Healer combined with a purification ritual at Tirta Empul, a famous spring water temple. Complete the day by exploring Goa Gajah Temple.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sacred Monkey Forest SanctuaryBali is famous for its long history of traditional healing therapies, known as Bali Usada. Traditional healing modalities are prominent in Balinese culture today, which include natural herbal remedies, massages and energy work. The Balinese live equally in two worlds: the seen or conscious world called sekala and the unseen or psychic world, called niskala. In traditional Balinese healing, both of these elements are addressed in order to truly heal an ill patient. Traditional Balinese healers (Balians) play an important part in Balinese culture and help the patient restore balance in both worlds.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Elephant Cave Ubud, Ubud, Gianyar Regency, BaliGoa Gajah Temple or otherwise known as “Elephant Cave” is an ancient archaeological location steeped in mythology and history that makes it one of Bali’s most incredible places to visit. The temple is located only 6 kms out of Ubud just west of Bedulu Village. Within an hour, you can descent to the historic courtyard and there you will discover ancient rock wall carvings, bathing pools in stone, beautiful fountains and a central meditational cave. Goa Gajah Temple was first constructed sometime early in the 11th Century and was originally constructed for use in meditation and relaxation.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Tirta Empul Temple, Tampaksiring, Gianyar Regency, BaliTirta Empul is located close to the town of Tampaksiring in the village of Manukaya. The village is a 30-minute drive to the North of Ubud. The temple is built around the sacred spring at Tampak Siring and the spring water is used as the holy water for various religious ceremonies at the temple. The temple was founded in 926 AD and is dedicated to Vishnu, who is the Hindu God of water. The name of the temple actually means ‘holy water spring’ in Balinese. The tradition continues almost unchanged at the temple today. Over 1000 years old, the temple and its two bathing places have been used by the people for good health and prosperity because of the spring water's healing powers.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Ubud Sari Coffee Luwak Agrotourism, Gianyar, Gianyar Regency, BaliStay a while longer and enjoy watching how traditional balinese coffee is made at this amazing little spot. Sample different bean varieties including the white bean, and soak up the views. We also prepare a picnic lunch beside the rice fields including umbrella, blankets and pillows.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Tegalalang Rice Terrace, Ubud, Gianyar Regency, BaliTegallalang Rice Terraces are located only 20 minutes north of Ubud. The area is one of Bali’s most famous tourist attractions for it beautiful rice terraces. If you want one of Bali’s best tourist photos, then this is the spot. Offering dramatic views and vistas, the rice terraces sprawl down and away on the slopes and across the valley. For a small fee, a farmer who is also a local elder and land owner invites visitors to purchase woven hat handmade by himself as well as sample his green coconut drink.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Lunch - Includes a choice of menu from Clean Canteen in Seminyak we will provide you with 72 hours prior to departure
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea - We provide either iced coffee, cold brew or iced tea on the start of the journey
  • Entry/Admission - Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
  • Entry/Admission - Elephant Cave Ubud
  • Entry/Admission - Tirta Empul Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Ubud Sari Coffee Luwak Agrotourism
  • Entry/Admission - Tegalalang Rice Terrace

What’s not included

  • Professional Photographer