Let’s take a look at one of the cleanest village in the world for your Bali private tour!
Ever imagined to be in a clean and tidy environment for Bali private tour? The place which is surrounded by nothing but combination of beauty of nature and culture. It is far away from pollutions, trashes, crowds and traffics. Well, you need to visit cleanest resident in the world!
Along with Giethoorn Village in Netherlands and Mawlynoong Village in India, Bali also has one. The Island of God proudly has Penglipuran Village which was named of the 3 cleanest villages in the world. Receiving that title, Penglipuran Village is indeed a best private tour in Bali with unique culture and view.
Penglipuran Village is located in Kubu District in Bangli Regency. The village is close to Mount Batur in Kintamani. This village is located at an altitude of 700 meters above sea level, making the village has cool air which is perfect if you wish to have a cool Bali private tour.
Panglipuran village is not only known for its natural beauty, but also its culture. The villagers still maintain the philosophy of traditional life. All traditions from the ancestors are still guarded and must be preserved by all levels of society. This is an effort to preserve the culture carried out by the people of Bali, known as religious Hindus. And who knows their effort then makes the village to be perfect destination of Bali private tours.
The name Penglipuran Village comes from the words pengeling and pura which means remembering the holy place (the ancestors). Initially the villagers came from Bayung Gede Village, Kintamani. They migrated to the village and finally settled by always maintaining the nobility of their cultural philosophy. What an interesting concept for your Bali tour package.
Penglipuran Village is amazingly clean. You will not see visible trashes as the villagers keep it very well. Motorized vehicles may not enter the village area. You also are not allowed to smoke carelessly. If you want to smoke, it must be done in the place provided. Each house has a gate called Angkul-angkul. All houses in the village looks the same but is actually not. The architectural is made to look the same and organized tidily.
The villagers have a high awareness of the importance of cleanliness that has been planted from their ancestors. That’s why you will find the beauty of the countryside which is very far from modern traffic of civilization.
In addition, Penglipuran village also has bamboo forest around 75 hectares. Bamboo plants in this village have been developed and nurtured by the villagers from generation to generation. This area is very lush so it gives a cool and shady feeling. If you want to have pictures for your Bali private tour, our Bali private driver will recommend you this place.
The village can be visited every day. But the best time to visit this Bali sightseeing is around Galungan Day. You will see line of penjor (a long bamboo tree decorated in front of the house) which adorns each of the houses. You can also see Balinese girls dressed in Balinese customs and bring banten (offerings) to the temple. This view is every tourist’s favorite for Bali tour.