Tegalalang rice terrace in Ubud becomes an attractive tourism spot which is most visited by tourists when they travel to Bali, Indonesia. Especially for foreign tourists who want to experience typical rural atmosphere in Bali. This place makes Bali as tourism destination with its uniqueness of cultural arts, beauty of natural panorama, and also safe environment.
Tegalalang rice terrace is usually visited when traveling with route from Kintamani to Ubud, because this location is quite near from tourism spots in Ubud.
Why You Should Visit Tegalalang
Tegalalang rice terrace is the best terrace in Bali. You are able to enjoy the view of rice paddies terraces with the plots are neatly tiled, making it looks like stairs of green rice plants. Surrounded by palm trees, making Tegalalang rice terrace looks even more beautiful, more natural, and more gorgeous.
There is no specific best chance to visit this pretty place. Whenever you visit Tegalalang, either when the fields are still plowed, nurseries, or even the fields are harvested, the natural landscape in Tegalalang is still breathtaking. But because this tourist attraction faces east, the best time to visit this place is in the evening, when the sun starts to go down to the west. For Tegalalang rice terrace visitors, specific places are provided to enjoy paddy fields, so that you can perfectly capture the moment with the outstanding landscape as the background. If you want to stay longer while resting, you are able to get relaxed in the restaurants near the location. You can drink warm beverages while admiring the beauty of Tegalalang rice terrace. There are also a lot of shops along the main road at Tegalalang area which sell various wooden sculpture that you can buy as souvenirs. These souvenir shops are lined up along 10km which surely offer you much more options to get the best souvenirs. Visitors can find wooden sculpture in shapes of cats, dolphins, giraffes, and many more. Visiting Tegalalang will entertain your eyes and mind, and also as complementary for your shopping tourism in Bali. If you want to know more about this rice terrace, you can also directly go down to the rice fields along the bunds of rice fields there. You will be able to get to know more about the irrigation system, nurseries, the rice processing, the treatment, and also how to harvest the rice fields. Because its location is set in the side of the main road, the parking area is still in roadside. But there are parking attendants who look after your vehicles.
The Location of Tegalalang Rice Terrace
Tegalalang rice terrace can be reached by motorcycle or car for about 1 hour to 1.5 hours from Denpasar. If you are in Ubud, it will take only 15 minutes to 20 minutes.