jatiluwih rice terrace

Jatiluwih is a vast and terraced nature of rice fields, with the backdrop of Mount Batukaru which is very charming. Jatiluwih has been nominated and designated a World Heritage site by UNESCO on July 26, 2012. Jatiluwih offers beautiful views of contoured rice fields irrigated using a communal water system (subak) developed by Balinese farmers. This appointment has covered 14 Subak and 11 villages. A scenic drive through quaint villages and green slopes in the central coastal district of Tabanan adds to the experience. It consists of 2,372 ha of rice fields, 3,545 ha of gardens, 9,316 ha of forest, 317 ha of housing and 475 ha of wild bush.


Jatiluwih which has a height of approximately 1,059 meters or 3,476 feet above sea level is the most favorite tourist spot in Bali which is very famous for its beautiful terraced rice fields. This place is very suitable for European tourists, especially tourists who like the natural countryside. The reason is, the nature is still beautiful with vast rice fields, humid, fresh air and beautiful scenery. Here, the farmers have succeeded in preserving the ancestral cultural heritage to maintain the balance of nature. Meanwhile, the cool air and the life of the surviving farmers have attracted many tourists to visit this place. Also, this place continues to improve public facilities to provide a sense of comfort for tourists visiting Jatiluwih Rice Terrace. On the other hand, Subak is a Balinese social organization. This organization has succeeded in protecting nature in Jatiluwih and regulating the social life of the local community. Therefore, UNESCO has designated this place as a World Cultural Heritage.
The name Jatiluwih comes from two words, namely "Jati" and "Luwih". The word Jati means true, really, while the word Luwih means good, charming, beautiful. Therefore, it is no exaggeration if Jatiluwih is a really nice or beautiful place. The expanse of green rice fields that overlap from the foot of Mount Batukaru to the southern edge (ocean) is the main attraction of this place. In addition, this rice field has produced three different types of rice, namely white rice, brown rice and black rice. There are 2 kinds of white rice: there is regular white rice which is consumed by the general public in Indonesia and the other is for snacks that have a rather large, chewy and sticky texture. Brown rice has a low carbohydrate content so it is very good for preventing diabetes. Brown rice is often dipped in hot water to make tea. While black rice is widely used to make black pudding snacks filled with brown sugar and grated coconut. Jatiluwih village produces the best quality rice with the highest grade and is widely exported abroad.


How to get there?

Regarding the distance, Jatiluwih Village is 62 km or more than 2 hours from Bali International Airport. This place is very easy to reach from highway traffic because it has good road access. Unfortunately, the road to get there is still tortuous, up and down and a bit narrow. For large vehicles, such as buses with more than 25 seats, we do not recommend it. For reckless and naughty big bus drivers, they often fall into ditches or ditches. Towards the Jatiluwih area, tourists can pass four different access roads. First, what people generally do is enter via the main main road (Denpasar-Singaraja). Later in Pacung Village, you will meet a T-junction (in the left corner there is Indomaret), turn left there and head west through Apuan Village. Second, from the west through Wongaya Gede Village near Batukaru Temple. Third, we can pass from the south through Mangesta Village. While the fourth from the north is from the corn statue in Bedugul Village near Ulun Danu Temple.

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What you can do, Tips and Best Time to Visit

Visiting Jatiluwih Tourism Village, you will find some local food culinary with brown rice and several coffee shops, there are also various activities there. Common activities carried out by tourists are trekking to explore the rice fields. There is a local tour guide service if you want to know about the rice fields in Jatiluwih Village, they usually ask for IDR 300,000 for services for 2-3 hours. Another activity is that tourists ride bicycles around the rice fields and are escorted by 1-2 guides. If you are hungry after a few hours of walking around, you can immediately eat at the GONG restaurant which is positioned above a height so you can see the whole view of the rice fields in Jatiluwih.
When visiting Jatiluwih, it's best to do it in the morning and not after 4 pm because fog often occurs in the afternoon
Entrance ticket to Jatiluwih is IDR 15,000 and IDR 5,000 for car park. If you want to know the price of admission tickets for all tourist attractions in Bali update 2021, please click the link below

Harga Tiket Masuk Obyek Wisata Bali 2021


Tourism low season in bali

Many Indonesian and foreign tourists do not know when the low season for tourist visits to Bali is. Just information for you, the low season of tourist visits on the island of Bali occurs from the beginning of January to the end of April. In addition to that month, the low season on the island of Bali also occurs in mid-September to mid-December because this month is the rainy season. There are many advantages that tourists get when vacationing during the low season in Bali compared to holidays during the high season in Bali. The advantages such as less traffic jams, reduced crowds at tourist attractions, cheaper hotel room prices and the price of renting a private vehicle or rent a car can be negotiated a little.

High season tourism in bali

The high season of tourist visits on the island of Bali occurs in June, July, August, end of December and the first week of January. During the high season on the island of Bali, road traffic is very congested and congested, tourist attractions in Bali are very crowded. In addition, the price of hotel rooms is quite expensive if you compare the prices of hotel rooms during the low season. Moreover, with the construction of the Jakarta - Banyuwangi toll road, the number of private vehicles with foreign plates in Bali can increase 3x.

We provide car rental + driver + fuel at a price of :
USD 40/8 hours (short trip)
USD 50/10 hours (medium trip)
USD 60/12 hours (long trip)