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Looking for a beautiful and cultural hiking spot? One of the most popular spot you can find in East Bali is Pura Luhur Lempuyang. This temple offers both sacred temple of Balinese Hinduism as well as amazing trekking and hiking spot for those who want to richen their experience.
Get To Know More About Lempuyang Temple
Sit up above in Lempuyangan hill and currently still active as a holy place to worship Ida Sanghyang Widhi Wasa. There are staircase with approximately 1.750 steps that have to take before finally able to reach Lempuyang Temple’s area. Even if the view from the bottom of the hill is amazing already, the view from above is exceptionally stunning. This is why trekking and hiking become a very popular way to enjoy this temple to the fullest.
This temple is highly appreciated by local people. This is due to its position as one of the most important temple in Bali. Some even said Lempuyang Temple sit along with the mother temple, Besakih Temple, to be the most important temple in Bali. This makes it a perfect destination for those who wanting a adventurous trekking experience as well as embracing Bali’s spiritual culture.
As the temple sit in a hill, it also surrounded by forest with some smaller temple. You can find an amazing view of the green surrounding during your way up to the temple. A lot of tropical trees around will give you a sensation of living in an untouchable place. This makes Lempuyang Temple a great hideaway from other crowded places in the whole island. Some people even named this area as the lung of the island.
The dense forest make it also a perfect habitat to some animal. You can find various kind of birds and grey macaques. This will guarantee your journey to the top will never be boring because there is always something amazing waiting in every step you take. This is why there are a lot of visitors that revisit this temple multiple time.
Lempuyangan’s name derived from fusion of 2 words, which is lempu and hyang. Lempu means lamp or light and hyang refers to Ida Shang Hyang Widhi. So Lempuyang can be translated as the light of the Divine. There is also have a holy spring inside the temple complex. This spring usually known as Tirta Pingit and surrounded by 3 clumps of bamboo.
Things You Should Not Do
As any other holy place in Bali, there are few rules you have to obey during your visit to Lempuyangan Temple. One of the most important prohibition is to say bad words during your visit. Mourning families, women in their period or breast-feed period, and kids that just lost their tooth also suggested to not visit the temple. It is also prohibited to eat or even bring pork to the temple.
There is also a prohibition that known well by the visitors. Visitors that climb the staircase are not allowed to complain or even said the word “tired” during their climb. There is a belief that only those that have a strong spirituality as well as strong mind that can be able to reach the top. Only those who are sincere and devoted enough who deserve to enjoy the amazing view from above.
How To Get There?
From the capital city of Denpasar, it takes around 2 hours’ drive to get to Lempuyang Temple. The route you can take is by taking the road to Amlapura City, in Karangasem. Another route you can try is by using the road to Semarapura which also a way to visit Besakih Temple. If you came from Ubud area, it also will take around 2 hours’ drive to get you to the temple.
As for the transportation using a rented car usually became the most popular transportation to get you to Lempuyangan Temple. Of course you have to make sure that you know the route. If you are not sure about that, hiring a driver also become a necessity. Of course hiring a driver means you have to spend more money.
Many locals usually understand some English, but it is also recommended for you to bring your own private guide. This way you can enjoy your journey without having any trouble or even get lost during your journey. Having a guide also will be helpful because there are rules and habits that usually not written but important.
If you are looking for something more compact to enjoy your journey, you can try using a full-package service. This kind of service offered by some of tour service company that spread around Bali. Even so, not all of them actually trusted and guarantee a full service. This is why you have to be careful while buying your tour package.
Best Guide And Driver Service For Lempuyang Temple Bali Tour
The next thing you have in mind most likely how to find the best guide and service to get you to your dream destination. Is there a tour package that will take care of everything so you can focus on enjoying your journey? Luckily there is one tour company you that offers exactly what you needed.
Bagus Bali Sunrise Trekking, based in Kintamani, offers a variation of package that will help make your dream tour comes true. They offer many selection of full-service tour package, including trekking journey to Lempuyang tour packages. As its name suggested, this package comes with complete service from vehicle, skilled driver, and of course an English-speaking guide.
In their website you also can find the detailed version of each package itinerary. This is perfect because you can make sure whether the package is the one suited your desire the most. This detail plan also very helpful to make sure you whole journey run without any problem. They will make sure that your precious time spent efficiently according to the timetable and enjoy your Bali trekking and tours to the fullest.
This package also will make sure you are taken care of from the moment you left your hotel room. You will guided to every single step you take and later will be deliver back to your hotel once the tour ended. Lempuyang temple Bali tour price and the information about the package an be found in our website.