Bali is not always about beaches, or temples, or parties. Bali also has many natural things you can do, or visit. If you are bored with beaches and want to see some green views, come to see rice terraces in Bali. Tegalalang is one of two most famous rice terraces in Bali. The other one is Jatiluwih in Tabanan. Tegalalang rice terrace is located in Pejeng Village, Tegalalang district, Gianyar regency, around 25 minutes drive from the center of Ubud to the north. It is quite easy to see the view of Tegalalang rice terrace, you can see the view from the main road of Ubud-Kintamani. The average temperature in Tegalalang is around 24 C, so it is cooler than the city or the beaches.
Tegalalang rice terrace offers you not only the view of paddies rice but also Subak. Subak is the traditional irrigation system in Bali. Subak has been used by the local farmers for decades and still continue to use it. There are some activities you can do in Tegalalang rice terrace. First, the must thing you have to do is, of course, hiking. You can explore every side of the Tegalalang Rice terrace. There is also some spot where you can take a photo with some properties, like a basket full of paddies and grass, and a hat made of coconut trees, like the local farmers usually wear.
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When you explore the Tegalalang rice terrace, you will also find the local farmers who still work in their filed with traditional equipment. You can ask them to take a photo with you too if you ask them. You will also find some small shops in the middle of the rice field that sells some snacks and drinks, and also coconut water. So, if you get tired while hiking up and down the valleys in Tegalalang, you can just sit in the small shops, enjoy your snacks and coconut water with the mesmerizing view of Tegalalng rice terrace.
There are also a lot of cafes and restaurants facing Tegalalang rice terrace. So, if you arrive or finish your hiking in Tegalalang at lunchtime, you can choose where to eat with the view of Tegalalang rice terrace. Some restaurants also build giant swings where you can take a photo there and get the view of Tegalalang when you play on the swings. There are also many souvenirs shops that sell the wood carving of various size, shapes, and price. So, if you are looking for any unique souvenirs made from wood, you can look around and shop in Tegalalang. You do not have to worry about the parking, even though Tegalalang is located beside the main road, it also provides you with a wide parking lot across of Tegalalang.