➤ After breakfast proceed to Ubud, The Cultural, Artistic and Holistic Heart of Bali. This is a favorite destination for many thanks to being located in the Cool Highlands, with a slow-paced village lifestyle, and an overall laid-back atmosphere. Ubud is cooler and greener compared to Bali's southern coastal areas.
➤ Explore Celuk, MAS Art Village & Sukuwati Art Market where one can witness the artisans in work.
➤ Celuk is where you can find Incredible Gold and Silver Handicrafts at very low prices. Celuk craftsmen are known for their artistic skills in creating intricate designs and varying patterns. Most of them are jewelry such as necklaces, earrings, bracelets, broaches and many other Balinese accessories and adornments.
➤ Mas Art Village is a center for high-quality Balinese woodcarvings and is considered to be one of the Best Woodcarving Places in the World.
➤ Sukawati Art Market is Bali’s most distinguished Art Market, where you can find and buy distinctively Balinese art items such as paintings and sculpted wooden figures, curios, handicrafts and traditional handmade products.
➤ Next proceed to Tampak Siring or Tirta Empul Temple, a Sacred Bali Holy Water Temple, built around a sacred spring. There are fine carvings and Garudas on the courtyard buildings. The temple and its two bathing spots have been used by the Balinese for over a 1000 years for good health and prosperity; as the spring water is said to have curing powers.
➤ Stop for lunch in Kintamani, with A Breathtaking View Of An Active Volcano And Lake Batur.
➤ Thereafter visit the Bali Coffee Plantations, Kopi Luwak, is one of the World's most Expensive Coffee. It is made from the beans of coffee berries which have been eaten by the Asian Palm Civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) and other related civets. The belief is that the digestive enzymes remove the acidity from the coffee beans, resulting in a smoother cup of coffee.
➤ Next stop is at Tegalalang Rice Terrace, one of the Most Beautiful Rice Terraces in Asia.
➤ Proceed thereafter to Ubud Royal Palace,(Puri Saren Agung). The palace's front section with its gardens and carvings is a visual delight, while international events on art, music and literature are held inside, making this place a cultural repository of Ubud. Next walk across to the Ubud Traditional Market, this is a great place to find beautiful silk scarves, lightweight shirts, statues, kites, handmade woven bags, baskets or hats and many other hand-crafted goods which price is relatively cheap.