Bukit Jambul Rice Terrace
Bali Rice Terrace: Bukit Jambul Rice Terrace
Bukit Jambul rice terrace is located in Karangasem. It is quite near with Mount Agung, one of famous volcanoes in Bali. There is a unique story about why this place is named Bukit Jambul. Local people say that it is because a big tree planted right at the top of the west valley. If you see the tree from far, it looks like a topknot or ‘jambul’. Now, even you still can see the tree.
What the Tourists Do
This rice terrace is also near Besakih Temple. Tourists usually stop at this rice terrace first before or after going to Besakih temple. This village is already famous because of its strategic place. For those who will go to Besakih Temple through Klungkung, you will pass this rice terrace. This rice terrace is 8 kilometers away from Klungkung, 51 kilometers from Denpasar, and 15 kilometers away from Besakih.
There are at least two restaurants that famous here, Puri Boga restaurant and also Green Hills coffee shop. Well, this village is famous of its traditional culinary. Thus, you will see so many small restaurants built along the way of this village. From this village, besides the green field of rice, you also will see the beauty of the Nusa Penida Sea from far.
The Best time to visit Bukit Jambul rice terrace
The best time to visit this village is in the morning, since when it reaches the midday, it becomes too crowd there. If you visit in the morning, you still can see the fog flows from the valley. Do not forget to bring camera to capture all the moments when you visit this place. Well, not many hotels are built here. It is better for you to prepare the accommodation and hotel in other places. Again, Having full day Bali tour package is the best way to get into Bukit Jambul rice terrace.