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Experience Bali at its rural rawest; emerald rice fields and swaying palms make this area tantalisingly photogenic.

Tegallalang Village lies in a river gorge, just to the north of Ubud. The feature it is most renowned for are its rice terraces. Although Bali itself is famed for rice terraces, this is where you'll find the most impressive of all. These immaculately-kept crop shelves rise from the ground as if ancient temples. Indeed, many of them are over 2,000 years old and were carved into the mountains by farmers using only rudimentary tools. It is testament to their ingenuity that the rice terraces still do their job of holding and dispersing the rainwater.

Be aware that Tegallalang Village is often crowded with tourists, especially at peak season. To avoid the most crowded time of day, arrive early in the morning; there will be fewer people, and you'll see the area enveloped in a magical-looking mist. It's also recommended you head to the side of the rice terraces that face away from the village; not as many people go here. The ground around the rice terraces is naturally damp, even boggy. Make sure you take suitable footwear for a hike. You'll also see a patchwork of rice fields; not as impressive as the terraces perhaps, but still photo-worthy.

Inside the village itself, see the locals who thrive on the rice drop (as does much of the Balinese population). Just like many centuries ago, a community cooperative still ensures that water is divided fairly between farmers. Sit at a local eatery and devour a rice dish while looking at its place of origin. After lunch, dip into Tegallalang Village's local markets; buy well-made handicrafts (such as wind chimes) for souvenirs that will last. Find more of these markets in neighbouring villages, accessible by foot.

Tegallalang Village is in the centre of Bali, a 10-minute drive from Ubud. You can reach it by taxi, or rental car or scooter. Much of the accommodation in the area also offers guided tours. These give you more insight into the history and religion surrounding Bali's rice crops.

Top hotels in Tegallalang

Aksari Resort Ubud
Aksari Resort Ubud
4 out of 5
The price is SG$75 per night from 4 Nov to 5 Nov

Situated in Tegallalang, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Gunung Kawi Temple, Istana Kepresidenan Tampaksiring and Tirta Empul Temple. Tegallalang Handicraft ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)

"Lovely newly built hotel, great views and staff. Needs some improvement in delivering the evening entertainment, but I'm sure they will learn with time. Some food was great, some so so. Chefs better making Indonesian dishes and lovely pasta rather than western dishes. A bit secluded so more suitable ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Dec,2019

Aksari Resort Ubud
Capella Ubud, Bali
Capella Ubud, Bali
5 out of 5
The price is SG$1,109 per night from 24 Nov to 25 Nov

Located in Sambahan, this luxury lodge is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Tegallalang Rice Terrace and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Bali Pulina. Campuhan Ridge Walk and Tegallalang ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)

"Staff are very nice, helpful and professional. They gave a good experience."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar,2020

Capella Ubud, Bali
Kuwarasan A Pramana Experience
Kuwarasan A Pramana Experience
4 out of 5

Situated in Tegallalang, this spa bed & breakfast is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Tegallalang Rice Terrace and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Bali Pulina. Ubud Royal Palace and ...

5/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)

"I had a great experience at Kuwarasan. The amenities were great and the staff were fantastic, always friendly and helpful. We had a fantastic experience and would not hesitate to recommend the property or coming back in the future. The room was beautiful and well thought out. Bed, bathtub wardrobe, ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb,2020

Kuwarasan A Pramana Experience
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Holiday Rentals in Tegallalang

Alosta Luxury Private Villa
Alosta Luxury Private Villa
3.5 out of 5
The price is SG$152 per night from 7 Nov to 8 Nov

Located in Sambahan, this villa is within 6 miles (10 km) of Tegallalang Rice Terrace, Campuhan Ridge Walk and Ubud Royal Palace. Ubud Traditional Art Market ...

Alosta Luxury Private Villa
Ajuna Suite Villas Ubud
Ajuna Suite Villas Ubud
3 out of 5

Situated in Tegallalang, this villa is within 3 miles (5 km) of Tegallalang Rice Terrace, Bali Pulina and Tegallalang Handicraft Center. Ubud Royal Palace and ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"The suite are very ample, with lots of privacy and it look like if you were staying in the forest. Everything is brand new. The outdoor bathroom is great. Very nice swimming pool. Staff is in every detail"…"

Reviewed on 7 Apr,2019

Ajuna Suite Villas Ubud
Casa Honeymoon Romantic Villa
Casa Honeymoon Romantic Villa
3.5 out of 5

Located in Sambahan, this villa is 3 mi (4.9 km) from Gunung Lebah Temple and 3.1 mi (5 km) from Campuhan Ridge Walk. Ubud Royal Palace and Ubud Traditional ...

Casa Honeymoon Romantic Villa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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100% of travellers recommend
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88% of travellers recommend
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Swing and Coffee Plantation explore
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Ubud

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Gunung Kawi Temple featuring a statue or sculpture and religious aspects

Tampaksiring

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