Jatiluwih Rice Terraces


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  • Address:

    Jatiluwih village, Tabanan Regency, Bali

When returning from Gunung Batukaru take the hilly high road from Wongaya Gede to the village of Jatiluwih at the base of the mountain for one of the most spectacular scenic drives on the island via kilometers of terraced, verdant rice paddies within panoramic 360 degree views. The site has been nominated for designation as a UNESCO World Heritage site because of the complex irrigation system called subak that was developed by the Balinese a thousand years ago.  It is also possible to arrange for treks through the contoured terrain. The village’s name derives from two words - jati (sujati) meaning true or real and luwih meaning goodness thus creating Jatuluwih, the goodness of truth.

The area is very rural with nothing but farming communities and a few high-end mountain resorts.  This is rural Bali at its best. Jatiluwih is surrounded by cool atmosphere because it is located in the height of 700 meters above sea level. Indonesian government has assigned the Jatiluwih to be a Tourist Destination Village. Jatiluwih also keeps the unique religious ceremony attraction that is famously known as Patirtaan in Petali Temple.  Pucak Rsi Temple is also located in this area.