Tegallalang Rice Terrace Bali is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Bali. Rice farm in Tegallalang is using Subak irrigation system. This irrigation system is a unique farming style that attracts the tourist attention due to its wonderful landscape. As we know, rice is the main food in Indonesia. So no wonder if you can find rice farm in all over the country. Most of the rice farm in Indonesia is having flat landscaping. Rice farm in Bali in an exception due Bali is small island with mountainous area.
Most of rice farm we know is situated on the wide and flat land area. Due the mountainous landscape in Bali, the rice farm has unique landscape. Rice farmer in Bali needs to do some tricks to do rice farming. They need to flatten the mountain side in small scale and the do it again in different levels. They do all the way from down below the mountain up to the edge. This flattened area has terrace shape. On the other hand, this system has also has several positive impact for rice farming in Bali.
With difficult landscape, people in Bali can manage to do rice farming in the mountain area. For watering the farm, they only need to flow the water from the top farm. Then the water flows continuously to the farm underneath. It goes all over from the top to bottom and ended in the river below the mountain. On the other side, the view of rice terrace is become attractive tourist sites. And it becomes one of the most wanted to visit tourist sites.
Tegallalang Rice Terrace Bali is located in Ceking Village, Ubud, Gianyar. It is only 15 minutes drive from Ubud center area. It has easy access and located in the main road that connected Kintamani and Ubud area. You may visit this site when you are doing Kintamani Tour Itinerary or Ubud Tour Itinerary. The best time to visit this site is in the morning or in the afternoon just before the sunset. In the middle of the day, it is really hot. Most of the tourist love to do trekking in the middle of the rice terrace.
There are several things that attract the tourist to visit Tegallalang. First reason is because the wonderful landscape views with several stiff level of rice farm. Having picture with rice terrace Bali background is the favorite of the guest. Second reason, the tourist would like to know how the Balinese farmers do the rice farming in the middle of mountain landscape. Then the Tegallalang Village also develops their tourist sites to become visitor friendly sites by adding pedestrian pathway in the middle of the farm.
And more development occurs from time to time. Local people start to sell local handicraft product around the rice farm area. It also giving more chances for the locals to have business and making money for their family. Recently there are a few swing made in the middle of the Rice Terrace. If want to visit this site, you may do Bali Private Tour with Bagus Tour Service. Our Bali tour driver will take you to interesting sites in our island.