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Tegalalang Rice Terrace

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Attractions Details

📌 Address

Jl. Raya Tegallalang, Tegallalang, Kec. Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561, Indonesia

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

IDR 25,000

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4.40/5 - (15 Votes)
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Peter
Local tour guide
"For the best experience at Tegalalang Rice Terrace, visit early in the morning to capture the stunning sunrise and avoid the heat and crowds. Wear comfortable footwear as the paths can be uneven, and remember to respect the local farmers and their land during your visit."

Why you should go to Tegalalang Rice Terrace:

Located a short drive north from Ubud, you will find one of Bali's most photogenic—and most-visited—destinations: the Tegalalang Rice Terrace.

Included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the terrace is known for it's ancient, sophisticated irrigation system called “Subak”. This is no ordinary irrigation system; it is a complex social system that embodies the philosophy of Tri Hita Karana, or the three harmonious relations of humankind. 

With this incredible history and intrique behind it, it's no wonder that the Tegalalang Rice Terrace is a highly recommended Bali tour to take when in the area!

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Take as much time as you need to stroll around this beautiful piece of nature, we would say you'll be able to cover the whole thing in +/- 45 minutes.

Fun fact: Tegallalang Rice Terrace is also one of the shooting locations from the Hollywood blockbuster "Eat Pray Love".

Best spot to get a picture at Tegalalang Rice Terrace:

You can find many viewpoints and specificaly designed photo areas (for example the Love Bali Sign, the swing or one of the bird nests) beside the main road, overlooking the rice terrace. Although this view is pretty amazing, we suggest that you also walk down and through the rice paddy. Mind you, there a are a lot of steps here! ;)

Best time to visit Tegalalang Rice Terrace:

The best time of day to visit is early in the morning, especially before sunrise when the morning light shines through the palm trees. You’ll also beat the heat and crowds like this.

If you want to see the rice terrace at their greenest, consider going in the months of March & October as that’s when the paddy is about to get harvested.

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How to get to Tegalalang Rice Terrace:

Located barely 20 minutes north of Ubud, the Tegalalang Rice Fields are easily accessible by car or scooter. The terraces are hard to miss as they’re right beside the Ubud – Kintamani road.

Tips:

  • Bring small cash change for the entry fee/donations
  • It will be easier to get around with decent walking shoes - no slippers

Frequently asked questions

What is Tegalalang Rice Terrace?

Tegalalang Rice Terrace is a famous tourist attraction located in Bali, Indonesia. It is known for its scenic terraced rice fields.

Where is Tegalalang Rice Terrace located?

Tegalalang Rice Terrace is located in the village of Tegalalang, north of Ubud in Bali, Indonesia.

How can I reach Tegalalang Rice Terrace?

You can reach Tegalalang Rice Terrace by hiring a taxi or private car from Ubud. It is approximately a 20-minute drive from Ubud town.

Is there an entrance fee to visit Tegalalang Rice Terrace?

Yes, there is a small entrance fee to visit Tegalalang Rice Terrace. The fee is used for the maintenance and preservation of the site.

What activities can I do at Tegalalang Rice Terrace?

At Tegalalang Rice Terrace, you can enjoy a leisurely walk through the rice fields, take stunning photographs, try traditional swing rides, or relax in one of the nearby cafes with a beautiful view.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

Jl. Raya Tegallalang, Tegallalang, Kec. Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561, Indonesia

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

IDR 25,000

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